OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES 160

Hershel McGriff won the 1954 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: $3,800

RACE

  • NUMBER: 37
  • NAME: Wilkes 160
  • DATE: 10-24-1954
  • LAPS / MILES: 157 / 98
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Hershel McGriff
  • CAR MAKE: 1954 Oldsmobile
  • AVG SPEED: 65.175
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 4
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 14 Hershel McGriff Oldsmobile Air Lift 0 0 0 157 74 Running 1,000
2 - 87 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Griffin Motors 0 0 0 157 0 Running 650
3 5 92 Herb Thomas Hudson Herb Thomas 0 0 0 157 0 Running 450
4 - 143 Slick Smith Oldsmobile Frank Christian 0 0 0 156 0 Running 350
5 2 3 Dick Rathman Hudson Pure 0 0 0 156 83 Running 300
6 - 98 Marvin Panch Oldsmobile Beryl Jackson 0 0 0 154 0 Running 250
7 - 6 Ralph Liguori Dodge Ralph Liguori 0 0 0 153 0 Running 200
8 - 2 Bill Blair Hudson Bill Blair 0 0 0 151 0 Running 150
9 - 19 Clyde Minter Mercury Ken Pace 0 0 0 151 0 Running 100
10 - 82 Joe Eubanks Hudson Oates Motor Co. 0 0 0 150 0 Running 100
11 - 18 Arden Mounts Hudson Gene Comstock 0 0 0 150 0 Running 25
12 - 88 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile Ernest Woods 0 0 0 149 0 Running 25
13 - 187 Lou Figaro Hudson Lou Figaro 0 0 0 146 0 Crash 25
14 - 188 Hooker Hood Oldsmobile Hooker Hood 0 0 0 146 0 Running 25
15 - 1 Elton Hildreth Nash Hildreth Motors 0 0 0 145 0 Running 25
16 - 13 Joel Million Oldsmobile Ernest Woods 0 0 0 144 0 Running 25
17 - 9 Donald Thomas Hudson Herb Thomas 0 0 0 144 0 Running 25
18 - 126 Dave Terrell Dodge Dave Terrell 0 0 0 144 0 Running 25
19 - 103 Billy Minter Chevrolet Clyde Minter 0 0 0 120 0 Running 25
20 - 71 Ken Pace Hudson Ken Pace 0 0 0 120 0 Running 25
21 - 61 Ned Jarrett Oldsmobile Mellie Bernard 0 0 0 114 0 Spindle 0
22 - 5 Jimmie Lewallen Mercury Joe Blair 0 0 0 90 0 Tie rod 0
23 - 182 Cotton Owens Hudson -- 0 0 0 87 0 Piston 0
24 - 77 Fred Dove Hudson Ken Pace 0 0 0 56 0 Gas tank 0
25 - 33 Jim Frey Hudson -- 0 0 0 52 0 Engine 0
26 - 8 Bud Harless Hudson Edgar Clay 0 0 0 51 0 Gasket 0
27 - 51 Gober Sosebee Oldsmobile Cherokee Garage 0 0 0 42 0 Radiator 0
28 - 100 Blackie Pitt Oldsmobile Gary Drake 0 0 0 37 0 Gas tank 0
29 - 28 Eddie Skinner Oldsmobile Frank Dodge 0 0 0 33 0 Piston 0
30 - B-29 Dink Widenhouse Oldsmobile Dink Widenhouse 0 0 0 20 0 Spindle 0
31 - 7 Gwyn Staley Cadillac Paul Whiteman 0 0 0 15 0 Vapor lock 0
32 3 42 Lee Petty Chrysler Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 12 0 Hub 0