OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1952-05

Dick Rathman won the 1952 NASCAR Grand National Series 1952-05 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,500

RACE

  • NUMBER: 5
  • NAME: 1952-05
  • DATE: 04-06-1952
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Dick Rathman
  • CAR MAKE: 1951 Hudson
  • AVG SPEED: 42.862
  • START POSITION: 9th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 7
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 9 120 Dick Rathman Hudson Walt Chapman 0 200 20 Running 1,000
2 6 2 Bill Blair Oldsmobile George Hutchens 0 200 18 Running 700
3 10 22 Perk Brown Hudson R.G. Shelton 0 199 0 Running 450
4 11 42 Lee Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 199 0 Running 350
5 20 -- Bobby Courtwright Oldsmobile Bobby Courtwright 0 197 0 Running 200
6 19 -- Neil Cole Plymouth Neil Cole 0 189 0 Running 150
7 21 38 Clyde Minter Buick Clyde Minter 0 175 0 Rear end 125
8 2 92 Herb Thomas Hudson FABULOUS 0 174 0 Running 100
9 7 88 Frankie Schneider Oldsmobile Clark-Warwick 0 171 0 Spindle 75
10 14 60 Jim Paschal Ford Julian Buesink 0 169 0 Overheating 50
11 3 91 Tim Flock Hudson Ted Chester 0 162 121 Spindle 25
12 4 41 Curtis Turner Hudson Eanes Motor Co. 0 162 12 Wheel 25
13 18 17 Buddy Shuman Ford Buddy Shuman 0 150 0 Running 25
14 12 94 E.C. Ramsey Ford Louise Smith Special 0 142 0 Wheel 25
15 5 14 Fonty Flock Oldsmobile Frank Christian 0 138 0 Crash 25
16 17 24 Jimmie Lewallen Plymouth Southern Motors 0 118 0 Crash 25
17 13 128 Charles Gattalia Studebaker Colonial Motors 0 94 0 Spindle 25
18 8 82 Joe Eubanks Oldsmobile Oates Motor Co. 0 74 0 Steering 25
19 15 72 Donald Thomas Ford Doug Meeks 0 68 0 Rf hub 25
20 1 89 Buck Baker Hudson B.A. Pless 0 29 29 Hubs 25
21 22 126 Dave Terrell Plymouth Dave Terrell 0 29 0 Rr hub 25
22 16 -- Shorty Gibbs Nash Shorty Gibbs 0 11 0 Head gasket 25