OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

MID-SOUTH 250

Buck Baker won the 1954 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Mid-South 250 at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Memphis-Arkansas Speedway
  • LOCATION: LeHi
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $10,950

RACE

  • NUMBER: 35
  • NAME: Mid-South 250
  • DATE: 10-10-1954
  • LAPS / MILES: 167 / 251
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Buck Baker
  • CAR MAKE: 1954 Oldsmobile
  • AVG SPEED: 89.013
  • START POSITION: 0th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 - 87 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Griffin Motors 0 0 0 167 17 Running 2,750
2 - 3 Dick Rathman Hudson Pure 0 0 0 162 0 Running 1,150
3 2 42 Lee Petty Chrysler Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 161 150 Axle 850
4 - 92 Herb Thomas Hudson Herb Thomas 0 0 0 161 0 Running 700
5 - 4 Herschel Buchanan Hudson Herschel Buchanan 0 0 0 160 0 Running 500
6 - 114 Slick Smith Oldsmobile Frank Christian 0 0 0 160 0 Running 400
7 - 98 Marvin Panch Oldsmobile Beryl Jackson 0 0 0 158 0 Running 400
8 - 189 Lou Figaro Hudson Lou Figaro 0 0 0 154 0 Running 300
9 - 14 Hershel McGriff Oldsmobile Frank Christian 0 0 0 154 0 Running 300
10 - 44 Gober Sosebee Oldsmobile Elmer Brooks 0 0 0 153 0 Running 300
11 - 23 Jimmie Lewallen Hudson George Miller 0 0 0 153 0 Running 200
12 - 10 Van Van Wey Ford Van Van Wey 0 0 0 149 0 Running 300
13 - 27 Erick Erickson Buick Chalmers Buick Co. 0 0 0 147 0 Piston 300
14 - 85 Charles Hardiman Hudson -- 0 0 0 146 0 Running 200
15 - 6 Ralph Liguori Dodge Ralph Liguori 0 0 0 146 0 Running 300
16 - 08 Frank Smith Ford -- 0 0 0 144 0 Running 100
17 - 100 Blackie Pitt Oldsmobile Gary Drake 0 0 0 138 0 Running 100
18 - 86 Don Oldenberg Mercury Don Oldenberg 0 0 0 138 0 Running 200
19 - 68 John Erickson Dodge -- 0 0 0 137 0 Vapor lock 100
20 - 202 Bo Fields Plymouth -- 0 0 0 137 0 Running 200
21 - 148 Chuck Hansen Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 135 0 Running 50
22 - 71 Tim Flock Hudson Atlanta Muffler 0 0 0 129 0 Running 50
23 - 90 Charles Merrill Hudson Frank Bielarski 0 0 0 129 0 Running 50
24 - 93 Ted Chamberlain Hudson Ted Chamberlain 0 0 0 129 0 Running 50
25 - 15 Ed Massey Plymouth -- 0 0 0 127 0 Running 50
26 - 52 Joe Guide Hudson Sally Guide 0 0 0 125 0 Running 50
27 - 25 Bill Widenhouse Oldsmobile Bob Widenhouse 0 0 0 120 0 Running 50
28 - 485 Robert Slensby Plymouth -- 0 0 0 117 0 Running 50
29 - 47 Jim McLain Ford -- 0 0 0 112 0 Running 50
30 - 291 CH Dingler Hudson C.H. Dingler 0 0 0 108 0 Running 50
31 - 188 Hooker Hood Oldsmobile Hooker Hood 0 0 0 102 0 Running 50
32 - 82 Joe Eubanks Hudson Oates Motor Co. 0 0 0 99 0 Fuel line 50
33 - 51 Lloyd Chick Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 94 0 Running 50
34 - 13 Joel Million Oldsmobile Ernest Woods 0 0 0 92 0 Rear end 50
35 - 76 Leland Sowell Chrysler -- 0 0 0 84 0 Crash 50
36 - 58 Johnny Patterson Mercury H.B. Ranier 0 0 0 74 0 Fuel pump 50
37 - 33 Jimmy Ayers Dodge Jimmy Ayers 0 0 0 68 0 Gasket 50
38 - 599 Bud Chaddock Hudson -- 0 0 0 66 0 Spindle 50
39 - 91 Laird Bruner Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 62 0 Transmission 50
40 - 18 Arden Mounts Hudson Gene Comstock 0 0 0 61 0 Gasket 50
41 - 133 Bud Harless Hudson Edgar Clay 0 0 0 55 0 Vapor lock 0
42 - 100 Charles Brinkley Hudson -- 0 0 0 51 0 Vapor lock 0
43 - 176 Dutch Munsinger Dodge -- 0 0 0 46 0 Transmission 0
44 - 5 Ray Duhigg Mercury Joe Blair 0 0 0 43 0 Steering 0
45 - 280 Roscoe Rann Lincoln -- 0 0 0 33 0 Tie rod 100
46 - 7 Jim Reed Hudson Jim Reed 0 0 0 31 0 Gasket 0
47 - 88 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile Ernest Woods 0 0 0 27 0 Piston 0
48 - X-2 Dave Terrell Packard Bob Colvin 0 0 0 18 0 Engine 100
49 - 317 Lucky Walters Hudson -- 0 0 0 18 0 A frame 0
50 - 49 Harold Lutz Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 11 0 Piston 50
51 1 17 Junior Johnson Cadillac Paul Whiteman 0 0 0 10 0 Piston 50
52 - 112 Richard Jones Chrysler -- 0 0 0 1 0 Crash 0