1951 Detroit NASCAR in NASCAR at the Michigan Fairgrounds circuit. Full information

1951 Detroit NASCAR

1951 Detroit NASCAR is 47th NASCAR race. Passed at the Michigan Fairgrounds circuit. Marshall Teague won the pole position, Tommy Thompson won this race. Joe Eubanks and Johnny Mantz also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 250 laps (402 km).

Previous race: 1951 Altamont NASCAR
Next race: 1951 Toledo NASCAR
Race Start: 12th August 1951

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1951 Detroit NASCAR

1st victory for the Tommy Thompson team
1st victory for the Tommy Thompson
1st podium for the Tommy Thompson
1st podium for the Joe Eubanks
3rd podium for the Johnny Mantz

1951 Detroit NASCAR results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Tommy Thompson Chrysler ? 1951, #40 0 4h 20m 28s 0 Tommy Thompson
2 Joe Eubanks Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #82 0 Phil Oates
3 Johnny Mantz Nash ?? 1951, #98 0 Johnny Mantz
4 Red Byron Ford ?? 1950, #83 0 B.J. Dantone
5 Paul Newkirk Nash ?? 1951, #43 0 Paul Newkirk
6 Jack Goodwin Plymouth Concord Savoy, #34 0 Bill Caltrider
7 Lloyd Moore Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #59 0 Julian Buesink
8 Ewell Weddle Ford ?? 1950, #50 0 Al Wheatley
9 Curtis Turner Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #41 0 John Eanes
10 Erick Erickson Pontiac ?? 1951, #1 0 Erick Erickson
11 Bill Majot Chevrolet ?? 1950, #135 0 Jim White
12 Jim Fiebelkorn Mercury ?? 1951, #10 0 Jim Fiebelkorn
13 Lee Petty Plymouth Concord Savoy, #42 0 Petty Enterprises
14 Lou Figaro Hudson Hornet, #33 0 Jack Gaynor
15 Bob Myers Packard ?? 1951, #142 0 Hank Salat
16 Jim Paschal Ford ?? 1950, #60 0 Julian Buesink
17 Tim Flock Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #91 0 Ted Chester
18 Bob Jeffries Lincoln ?? 1951, #67 0 Dave Kennedy
19 John McGinley Hudson Hornet, #120 0 Walt Chapman
20 Bob Flock Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #7 0 Ted Chester
21 Les Snow Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #151 0 Les Snow
22 Iggy Katona Ford ?? 1951, #38 0 Iggy Katona
23 Dell Pearson Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #88 0 Dell Pearson
24 Bob Prince Hudson Hornet, #85 0 Bob Prince
25 Bobby Myers Hudson Hornet, #2 0 Ewell Weddle
26 Oda Greene Hudson Hornet, #22 0 Harold Lucas
27 John Barker Studebaker ?? 1951, #48 0 Leo Sigman
28 Ray Duhigg Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #102 0 Ray Duhigg
29 Jack White Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #65 0 George Hartley
30 Danny Letner Hudson Hornet, #36 0 Bert Letner
31 Walt Flanders Ford ?? 1951, #140 0 Floyd Rice
32 Billy Carden Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #12 0 Sam Knox
33 Marshall Teague Hudson Hornet, #6 0 Marshall Teague
34 George Seeger Studebaker ?? 1951, #18 0 George Seeger
35 Fonty Flock Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #14 0 Frank Christian
36 Bob Greer Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #75 0 Bob Greer
37 Jack Smith Plymouth Concord Savoy, #44 0 B.J. Dantone
38 Billy Myers Plymouth Concord Savoy, #198 0 Hubert Westmoreland
39 Tom Suligoy Packard ?? 1951, #777 0 Tom Suligoy
40 Al Miller Henry J ?? 1951, #750 0 Sam Clark
41 Walt Sprague Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #1 0 Julian Buesink
42 Gober Sosebee Cadillac ?? 1950, #51 0 Sam Knox
43 Bobby Booth Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #133 0 Stanley Moore
44 Tommy Melvin Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #32 0 Clarence Burbank
45 Bud Riley Hudson Hornet, #8 0 Joe Beccue
46 Ray Chase Hudson Hornet, #28 0 Bill Sheldon
47 Bill Blair Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #42 0 Bill Blair
48 Bill Holland Cadillac ?? 1951, #175 0 Cal Connell
49 Elmer Wilson Buick ?? 1950, #30 0 Elmer Wilson
50 Frank Mundy Studebaker ?? 1951, #23 0 Perry Smith
51 Freddie Farmer Nash ?? 1951, #9 0 Freddie Farmer
52 Jim Rathmann Packard ?? 1950, #90 0 Jim Rathmann
53 Ed Benedict Hudson Hornet, #118 0 Ken Swihart
54 Hershel McGriff Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #11 0 Hershel McGriff
55 Dick Rathman Hudson Hornet, #21 0 Walt Chapman
56 Johnny Wohlfiel Nash ?? 1951, #70 0 Johnny Wohlfiel
57 Herb Thomas Hudson Hornet, #92 0 Herb Thomas
58 Jesse James Taylor, Pat Flaherty Hudson Hornet, #31 0 Jesse James Taylor

Qualifying Results for the 1951 Detroit NASCAR on the Michigan Fairgrounds circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Marshall Teague Hudson Hornet, #6 Marshall Teague
2 Tim Flock Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #91 Ted Chester
3 Gober Sosebee Cadillac ?? 1950, #51 Sam Knox
4 Fonty Flock Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #14 Frank Christian
5 Tommy Thompson Chrysler ? 1951, #40 Tommy Thompson
6 Herb Thomas Hudson Hornet, #92 Herb Thomas
7 Jesse James Taylor Hudson Hornet, #31 Jesse James Taylor
8 Bob Flock Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #7 Ted Chester
9 Jim Rathmann Packard ?? 1950, #90 Jim Rathmann
10 Billy Carden Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #12 Sam Knox
11 Tom Suligoy Packard ?? 1951, #777 Tom Suligoy
12 Bob Greer Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #75 Bob Greer
13 Joe Eubanks Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #82 Phil Oates
14 Lou Figaro Hudson Hornet, #33 Jack Gaynor
15 Johnny Mantz Nash ?? 1951, #98 Johnny Mantz
16 Bud Riley Hudson Hornet, #8 Joe Beccue
17 George Seeger Studebaker ?? 1951, #18 George Seeger
18 Bobby Booth Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #133 Stanley Moore
19 Pat Flaherty Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #188 Charlie Padovich
20 Ewell Weddle Ford ?? 1950, #50 Al Wheatley
21 Frank Mundy Studebaker ?? 1951, #23 Perry Smith
22 Lloyd Moore Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #59 Julian Buesink
23 Ray Chase Hudson Hornet, #28 Bill Sheldon
24 Bill Blair Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #42 Bill Blair
25 Red Byron Ford ?? 1950, #83 B.J. Dantone
26 Ed Benedict Hudson Hornet, #118 Ken Swihart
27 Danny Letner Hudson Hornet, #36 Bert Letner
28 Hershel McGriff Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #11 Hershel McGriff
29 Walt Sprague Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #1 Julian Buesink
30 Curtis Turner Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #41 John Eanes
31 Tommy Melvin Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #32 Clarence Burbank
32 Bob Myers Packard ?? 1951, #142 Hank Salat
33 Iggy Katona Ford ?? 1951, #38 Iggy Katona
34 Bobby Myers Hudson Hornet, #2 Ewell Weddle
35 Les Snow Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #151 Les Snow
36 Johnny Wohlfiel Nash ?? 1951, #70 Johnny Wohlfiel
37 Oda Greene Hudson Hornet, #22 Harold Lucas
38 Paul Newkirk Nash ?? 1951, #43 Paul Newkirk
39 Dell Pearson Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #88 Dell Pearson
40 Bill Holland Cadillac ?? 1951, #175 Cal Connell
41 Bob Prince Hudson Hornet, #85 Bob Prince
42 Billy Myers Plymouth Concord Savoy, #198 Hubert Westmoreland
43 John McGinley Hudson Hornet, #120 Walt Chapman
44 Lee Petty Plymouth Concord Savoy, #42 Petty Enterprises
45 Erick Erickson Pontiac ?? 1951, #1 Erick Erickson
46 Ray Duhigg Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #102 Ray Duhigg
47 Jack Goodwin Plymouth Concord Savoy, #34 Bill Caltrider
48 John Barker Studebaker ?? 1951, #48 Leo Sigman
49 Jack Smith Plymouth Concord Savoy, #44 B.J. Dantone
50 Freddie Farmer Nash ?? 1951, #9 Freddie Farmer
51 Walt Flanders Ford ?? 1951, #140 Floyd Rice
52 Jim Fiebelkorn Mercury ?? 1951, #10 Jim Fiebelkorn
53 Jack White Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #65 George Hartley
54 Bob Jeffries Lincoln ?? 1951, #67 Dave Kennedy
55 Jim Paschal Ford ?? 1950, #60 Julian Buesink
56 Bill Majot Chevrolet ?? 1950, #135 Jim White
57 Elmer Wilson Buick ?? 1950, #30 Elmer Wilson
58 Al Miller, Dick Rathman Henry J ?? 1951, #750 Sam Clark

List of all cars for the 1951 Detroit NASCAR on the Michigan Fairgrounds circuit