1954 Southern 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on September 6, 1954 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC
364 L, 497.224 M, 800.072 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 23 92 Herb Thomas '54 Hudson 364 43 running
2 17 44 Curtis Turner '52 Oldsmobile 364 266 running
3 24 98 Marvin Panch '54 Dodge 362 0 running
4 27 58 Johnny Patterson '54 Mercury 360 0 running
5 34 88 Jim Paschal '54 Oldsmobile 357 0 running
6 7 40 John Soares '54 Dodge 348 0 running
7 2 25 Fireball Roberts '53 Oldsmobile 343 0 running
8 25 7 Gwyn Staley '54 Cadillac 342 0 running
9 40 13 Joel Million '53 Oldsmobile 339 0 running
10 38 12 Speedy Thompson '54 Buick 337 0 running
11 21 18 Arden Mounts '51 Hudson 335 0 running
12 41 53 Elmo Langley '54 Oldsmobile 335 0 running
13 9 8 Gene Comstock '52 Hudson 334 0 running
14 4 28 Eddie Skinner '53 Oldsmobile 332 0 running
15 14 82 Joe Eubanks '51 Hudson 330 0 running
16 50 1 Elton Hildreth '53 Nash 327 0 running
17 28 17 Bill Widenhouse '54 Mercury 326 0 running
18 31 47 Harvey Eakin '54 Nash 321 0 running
19 6 97 Bill Amick '54 Oldsmobile 317 9 running
20 11 64 Charlie Cregar '51 Plymouth 313 8 running
21 19 32 Art Watts '54 Hudson 312 0 running
22 12 11 George Parrish '53 Studebaker 299 0 running
23 29 21 Laird Bruner '54 Oldsmobile 294 0 rear end
24 35 27 Jim Gillette '52 Plymouth 293 0 running
25 42 48 Otis Martin '54 Chrysler 290 0 running
26 32 85 Walt Harvey '50 Ford 284 0 running
27 37 16 Buck Mason '51 Plymouth 283 0 running
28 30 70 Charles Brinkley '51 Hudson 268 0 engine
29 43 20 Van Van Wey '54 Ford 260 0 crash
30 15 6 Ralph Liguori '54 Dodge 253 0 running
31 10 93 Ted Chamberlain '53 Chrysler 252 0 running
32 48 55 Frank Stutts '50 Ford 250 0 running
33 5 26 Dave Terrell '54 Dodge 231 0 rear end
34 16 83 Cotton Owens '51 Hudson 228 0 engine
35 22 33 Pop McGinnis '53 Hudson 221 4 fuel
36 44 71 Dean Pelton '50 Ford 216 0 gasket
37 47 15 Joe Sheppard '54 Ford 215 0 running
38 13 42 Lee Petty '54 Chrysler 173 0 coil
39 39 23 Erick Erickson '54 Buick 131 0 rear end
40 8 4 Ken Fisher '54 Hudson 118 0 radiator
41 18 5 Jimmie Lewallen '54 Mercury 110 0 crash
42 20 29 Dink Widenhouse '53 Oldsmobile 101 0 vapor lock
43 26 10 Blackie Pitt '54 Oldsmobile 98 0 piston
44 1 87 Buck Baker '54 Oldsmobile 66 34 engine
45 3 14 Hershel McGriff '54 Oldsmobile 37 0 engine
46 49 20 John McGinley '53 Hudson 36 0 bearing
47 46 43 Danny Letner '51 Hudson 26 0 engine
48 33 90 Bob Welborn '53 Dodge 14 0 piston
49 45 79 Hassell Reid '49 Plymouth 11 0 piston
50 36 75 Jimmy Thompson '52 Oldsmobile 4 0 fuel tank
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Parks Surratt, Bill Blair, Dick Rathmann, Ross Morrison, Donald Thomas, Clyde Minter, Hank Carruthers, Gober Sosebee, Ken Taylor , Jim Graham, Bill Morgan, Fred Dove
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available