OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1952-31

Herb Thomas won the 1952 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1952-31 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,675

RACE

  • NUMBER: 31
  • NAME: 1952-31
  • DATE: 10-19-1952
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Herb Thomas
  • CAR MAKE: 1952 Hudson
  • AVG SPEED: 47.556
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 7
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 92 Herb Thomas Hudson FABULOUS 0 0 0 200 56 Running 1,000
2 4 14 Fonty Flock Oldsmobile Air Lift 0 0 0 200 42 Running 700
3 11 42 Lee Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 199 0 Running 450
4 5 91 Tim Flock Hudson Ted Chester 0 0 0 195 0 Running 350
5 6 58 Johnny Patterson Hudson H.B. Ranier 0 0 0 194 0 Running 200
6 12 2 Bill Blair Oldsmobile George Hutchens 0 0 0 193 0 Running 150
7 22 -- Julian Petty Plymouth Julian Petty 0 0 0 193 0 Running 125
8 14 -- Clyde Minter Packard Paul Nunn 0 0 0 192 0 Running 100
9 16 -- Cotton Owens Ford -- 0 0 0 192 0 Running 75
10 8 -- Ralph Liguori Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 191 0 Running 50
11 28 93 Ted Chamberlain Plymouth Ted Chamberlain 0 0 0 188 0 Running 25
12 23 -- Ewell Weddle Plymouth Ewell Weddle 0 0 0 188 0 Running 25
13 10 12 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile Buckshot Morris 0 0 0 182 0 Running 25
14 29 -- Coleman Grant Plymouth -- 0 0 0 179 0 Running 25
15 26 71 Coleman Lawrence Plymouth Coleman Lawrence 0 0 0 175 0 Running 25
16 7 120 Dick Rathman Hudson Walt Chapman 0 0 0 173 102 Rr axle 25
17 21 -- Clyde Pittinger Plymouth -- 0 0 0 163 0 Running 25
18 13 9 Donald Thomas Hudson FABULOUS 0 0 0 155 0 Water pump 25
19 25 8 Gene Comstock Hudson Gene Comstock 0 0 0 152 0 Crash 25
20 24 -- Bob Welborn Plymouth Julian Petty 0 0 0 137 0 Steering 25
21 20 55 Bub King Hudson Bub King 0 0 0 120 0 Running 25
22 1 22 Perk Brown Hudson R.G. Shelton 0 0 0 96 0 Springs 25
23 15 19 Fred Dove Buick Fred Dove 0 0 0 83 0 Overheating 25
24 3 82 Joe Eubanks Hudson Oates Motor Co. 0 0 0 80 0 Rear end 25
25 9 32 Jimmie Lewallen Hudson R.G. Shelton 0 0 0 78 0 Rf hub 25
26 18 167 Elton Hildreth Nash Hildreth Motors 0 0 0 74 0 Brakes 25
27 19 89 Buddy Shuman Hudson B.A. Pless 0 0 0 37 0 Crash 25
28 17 96 Lucky Sawyer Plymouth -- 0 0 0 37 0 Radiator 25
29 27 -- Jack Holloway Plymouth Jack Holloway 0 0 0 12 0 Crash 25