1953 Wilkes County 200 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on March 29, 1953 at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, NC
200 L, 125 M, 201.2 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 92 Herb Thomas '53 Hudson 200 18 running
2 3 120 Dick Rathmann '53 Hudson 200 70 running
3 4 14 Fonty Flock '53 Oldsmobile 3 running
4 12 42 Lee Petty '53 Dodge 0 running
5 10 43 Jimmie Lewallen '53 Dodge 0 running
6 5 87 Buck Baker '53 Lincoln 0 running
7 11 82 Joe Eubanks '52 Hudson 0 running
8 9 4 Slick Smith '52 Oldsmobile 0 running
9 19 78 Dick Passwater '53 Oldsmobile 0 running
10 15 55 Bub King '52 Hudson 0 running
11 26 8 Gene Comstock '52 Hudson 0 running
12 30 60 Dub Livingston '53 Dodge 0 running
13 34 100 Otis Martin '53 Mercury 0 running
14 28 0 Ewell Weddle '52 Plymouth 0 running
15 32 96 Lucky Sawyer '50 Ford 0 running
16 21 86 Don Oldenberg '52 Packard 0 running
17 20 77 Frank Arford '52 Oldsmobile 0 running
18 25 31 Steve McGrath '52 Hudson 0 running
19 33 71 Coleman Lawrence '52 Ford 0 running
20 29 3 Clyde Minter '52 Ford 0 crash
21 31 19 Fred Dove '52 Plymouth 0 running
22 8 41 Curtis Turner '53 Oldsmobile 109 9 piston
23 2 91 Tim Flock '53 Hudson 100 100 bearings
24 14 58 Johnny Patterson '52 Hudson 0 running
25 23 2 Bill Blair '53 Oldsmobile 0 crash
26 13 1 Herschel Buchanan '52 Nash 0 spindle
27 6 22 Perk Brown '52 Hudson 0 gas tank
28 24 13 Pop McGinnis '52 Hudson 0 clutch
29 15 167 Elton Hildreth '51 Nash 0 crash
30 22 44 Ray Duhigg '52 Plymouth 0 gas line
31 7 12 Buddy Shuman '50 Oldsmobile 0
32 17 171 Wally Campbell '53 Dodge 0 rf hub
33 18 72 Donald Thomas '51 Ford 0 crash
34 27 11 June Cleveland '52 Studebaker 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available