OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES 160

Speedy Thompson won the 1953 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Wilkes 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,725

RACE

  • NUMBER: 35
  • NAME: Wilkes 160
  • DATE: 10-11-1953
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 16

WINNER

  • NAME: Speedy Thompson
  • CAR MAKE: 1953 Oldsmobile
  • AVG SPEED: 71.202
  • START POSITION: 0th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 13
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 - 46 Speedy Thompson Oldsmobile Buckshot Morris 0 0 0 160 25 Running 1,000
2 - 14 Fonty Flock Hudson Vogt Special 0 0 0 158 37 Running 700
3 - 44 Ray Duhigg Plymouth Julian Petty 0 0 0 156 0 Running 450
4 - 24 Bob Welborn Plymouth J.O. Goode 0 0 0 156 0 Running 350
5 - 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 155 0 Running 200
6 1 87 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Griffin Motors 0 0 0 155 80 -- 150
7 - 2 Bill Blair Oldsmobile Bill Blair 0 0 0 155 0 -- 125
8 - 82 Joe Eubanks Hudson Oates Motor Co. 0 0 0 154 0 -- 100
9 - 22 Jimmie Lewallen Oldsmobile R.G. Shelton 0 0 0 153 0 -- 75
10 - 55 Bub King Oldsmobile Bub King 0 0 0 153 0 -- 50
11 - 58 Johnny Patterson Hudson H.B. Ranier 0 0 0 153 0 -- 25
12 - 93 Donald Thomas Hudson FABULOUS 0 0 0 153 0 -- 25
13 - 91 Tim Flock Hudson Ted Chester 0 0 0 152 0 -- 25
14 - 51 Gober Sosebee Oldsmobile Cherokee Garage 0 0 0 151 0 -- 25
15 - 92 Herb Thomas Hudson FABULOUS 0 0 0 151 0 -- 25
16 - -- Ralph Liguori Plymouth Ralph Liguori 0 0 0 149 0 -- 25
17 - 08 Arden Mounts Hudson Gene Comstock 0 0 0 143 0 -- 25
18 - -- Bob Walden Plymouth Bob Walden 0 0 0 143 0 -- 25
19 - -- Parks Surratt Plymouth -- 0 0 0 141 0 -- 25
20 - 93 Ted Chamberlain Plymouth Ted Chamberlain 0 0 0 139 0 -- 25
21 - -- Clyde Minter Mercury Clyde Minter 0 0 0 136 0 -- 25
22 - 41 Curtis Turner Oldsmobile Eanes Motor Co. 0 0 0 131 18 -- 25
23 - 80 Jim Paschal Dodge George Hutchens 0 0 0 125 0 -- 25
24 - 120 Dick Rathman Hudson Walt Chapman 0 0 0 124 0 -- 25
25 - 19 Fred Dove Ford Fred Dove 0 0 0 110 0 -- 25
26 - -- Slim Rominger Oldsmobile Slim Rominger 0 0 0 84 0 -- 25
27 - -- Don Vershure Hudson -- 0 0 0 53 0 -- 25
28 - 167 Elton Hildreth Nash Hildreth Motors 0 0 0 41 0 -- 25
29 - -- Bud Jones Plymouth -- 0 0 0 36 0 -- 25
30 - -- Pete Stewart Ford -- 0 0 0 20 0 -- 25
31 - -- Ralph Dutton Dodge -- 0 0 0 0 0 -- 25