NASCAR in the 1952 season. Full information

4th season of NASCAR, started 20th January and ended at 30th November 1952

Beginners of the season: Jimmy Clark , Tony Bonadies , Dick Passwater , Bob Welborn , Possum Jones , Joe Weatherly , Banjo Matthews , Jim Millard , Bill Davis , Allan Clarke , Harvey Henderson , Leo Richards , Pancho Alvarez , Bruce Atchley , E.C. Ramsey , Thomas Lechlider , Doug Yates , George Gallup , George Fleming , Mooney Williamson , Gordon Bishop , Joe Guide , L.C. Rigsby , Bobby Dugan , Charles Stark , Dave Terrell , Shorty Gibbs , Perk Brown , Charlie Causey , J.O. Staton , Tom Dawson , Bill James , Don Price , Red Tomlinson , Paul Magee , George Hufford , David Ezell , Joe Deloach , Pete Toth , Dick Martin , Fred Dove , Hank Carruthers , Stewart Joyce , Fred Bethune , Dick Stacey , Bud Koehler , John Scarfo , Norman Lynch , Jack Fisher , Leon Meadows , Ed Westveer , Gib Orr , Roger Attard , Charles Barry , Jack Hauher , Rod Turcott , Dick Turcott , Pete Vail , Charles Weidler , Jack Mulrain , Bill Hammersley , Zeke DeRose , Joe Kusler , Bill Barker , Francis Radaker , Duke Heller , Glen Larsen , Paul Wensink , Dutch Hoag , Harold Wright , Stew Hayes , Bob Schwingle , Herb Legg , Slim Brown , Johnny Patterson , Keith Hamner , W.E Baker , Herb Fry , Al Fleming , Al Conroy , Johnny Bridgers , Pete Kelly , Johnny Gouveia , Merritt Brown , Olin Allen , Stan Parnell , Elton Hildreth , Walt Regan , Bill Deakin , Lucky Sawyer , George Bush , Lawrence Jacquelin , Robert Wiesemeyer , Pop McGinnis , Hank Tillman , Smokey Yunick

List of races and tracks in the 1952 season

Race Winner Track Race Start
West Palm Beach NASCAR 1952 West Palm Beach NASCAR Race 1 Tim Flock
Hudson Hornet, #91
Palm Beach Speedway 20th January 1952
Daytona NASCAR 1952 Daytona NASCAR Marshall Teague
Hudson Hornet, #6
Daytona Beach 10th February 1952
Jacksonville NASCAR 1952 Jacksonville NASCAR Marshall Teague
Hudson Hornet, #6
Jacksonville, Florida 6th March 1952
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1952 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 1 Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
North Wilkesboro 30th March 1952
Martinsville NASCAR 1952 Martinsville NASCAR Race 1 Dick Rathmann , Dick Rathman
Hudson Hornet, #120
Martinsville 6th April 1952
Columbia NASCAR 1952 Columbia NASCAR Buck Baker
Hudson Hornet, #89
Columbia Speedway 12th April 1952
Atlanta NASCAR 1952 Atlanta NASCAR Race 1 Bill Blair
Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #2
Lakewood Park 20th April 1952
Macon NASCAR 1952 Macon NASCAR Race 1 Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Central City 27th April 1952
Langhorne NASCAR 1952 Langhorne NASCAR Race 1 Dick Rathmann , Dick Rathman
Hudson Hornet, #120
Langhorne 4th May 1952
Darlington NASCAR 1952 Darlington NASCAR Race 1 Dick Rathmann , Dick Rathman
Hudson Hornet, #120
Darlington 10th May 1952
Dayton NASCAR 1952 Dayton NASCAR Race 1 Dick Rathmann , Dick Rathman
Hudson Hornet, #120
Dayton 18th May 1952
Canfield NASCAR 1952 Canfield NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Canfield 30th May 1952
Toledo NASCAR 1952 Toledo NASCAR Tim Flock
Hudson Hornet, #91
Toledo 1st June 1952
Augusta NASCAR 1952 Augusta NASCAR Gober Sosebee
Chrysler ? 1952, #51
Hayloft Speedway 1st June 1952
Hillsborough NASCAR 1952 Hillsborough NASCAR Race 1 Tim Flock
Hudson Hornet, #91
Occoneechee Speedway 8th June 1952
Charlotte NASCAR 1952 Charlotte NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Charlotte Fairgrounds 15th June 1952
Detroit NASCAR 1952 Detroit NASCAR Tim Flock
Hudson Hornet, #91
Michigan Fairgrounds 29th June 1952
Niagara Falls NASCAR 1952 Niagara Falls NASCAR Buddy Shuman
Hudson Hornet, #89
Stamford Park 1st July 1952
Owego NASCAR 1952 Owego NASCAR Tim Flock
Hudson Hornet, #91
Wine Creek 4th July 1952
Monroe NASCAR 1952 Monroe NASCAR Tim Flock
Hudson Hornet, #91
Monroe Speedway 6th July 1952
Morristown NASCAR 1952 Morristown NASCAR Lee Petty
Plymouth Concord Savoy, #42
Morristown 11th July 1952
South Bend NASCAR 1952 South Bend NASCAR Tim Flock
Hudson Hornet, #91
Playland Park 20th July 1952
Rochester NASCAR 1952 Rochester NASCAR Tim Flock
Hudson Hornet, #91
Monroe County 15th August 1952
Weaverville NASCAR 1952 Weaverville NASCAR Bob Flock
Hudson Hornet, #7
Weaverville 17th August 1952
Darlington NASCAR 1952 Darlington NASCAR Race 2 Fonty Flock
Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #14
Darlington 1st September 1952
Macon NASCAR 1952 Macon NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Plymouth Concord Savoy, #42
Central City 7th September 1952
Langhorne NASCAR 1952 Langhorne NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Plymouth Concord Savoy, #42
Langhorne 14th September 1952
Dayton NASCAR 1952 Dayton NASCAR Race 2 Dick Rathmann , Dick Rathman
Hudson Hornet, #120
Dayton 21st September 1952
Wilson County NASCAR 1952 Wilson County NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Wilson County 28th September 1952
Hillsborough NASCAR 1952 Hillsborough NASCAR Race 2 Fonty Flock
Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #14
Occoneechee Speedway 12th October 1952
Martinsville NASCAR 1952 Martinsville NASCAR Race 2 Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Martinsville 19th October 1952
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1952 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 2 Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #9
North Wilkesboro 26th October 1952
Atlanta NASCAR 1952 Atlanta NASCAR Race 2 Don Thomas , Herb Thomas , Donald Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #9
Lakewood Park 16th November 1952
West Palm Beach NASCAR 1952 West Palm Beach NASCAR Race 2 Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Palm Beach Speedway 30th November 1952

Drivers championship 1952

Tim Flock

United States

Champion

Herb Thomas

United States

2nd place

Lee Petty

United States

3rd place

List of all drivers for the 1952 season

Name Points
Tim Flock 6858.5
Herb Thomas 6752.5
Lee Petty 6498.5
Fonty Flock 5183.5
Dick Rathman 3952.5
Bill Blair 3499
Joe Eubanks 3090.5
Ray Duhigg 2986.5
Donald Thomas 2574
Buddy Shuman 2483
Ted Chamberlain 2208
Buck Baker 2159
Perk Brown 2151.5
Jimmie Lewallen 2033
Bub King 1993
Herschel Buchanan 1868
Johnny Patterson 1708
Jim Paschal 1694
Neil Cole 1618
Lloyd Moore 1513.5
Gene Comstock 1339
Banjo Matthews 1240
Ralph Liguori 1230
Jack Reynolds 1177.5
Dick Passwater 1148
Bucky Sager 1119.5
Frankie Schneider 931
Otis Martin 873.5
Coleman Lawrence 846
Ed Samples 827
Fred Dove 780
Slick Smith 746
Iggy Katona 742
Jack Smith 729
Tommy Moon 726
Rollin Smith 700
Speedy Thompson 656
Jimmy Thompson 650
Bud Farrell 648
Weldon Adams 634
Clyde Minter 643
Elton Hildreth 614
Dave Terrell 612
Tommy Thompson 602.5
Bob Moore 579.5
Jim Reed 567
E.C. Ramsey 560
Jimmy Florian 551
Ed Benedict 526
Curtis Turner 505
Joe Weatherly 500
George Bush 498
Stewart Joyce 495
Red Duvall 493.5
Bobby Courtwright 480
June Cleveland 476
Leonard Tippett 465
Barney Smith 460
Fireball Roberts 0
Bruce Atchley 0
Keith Hamner 0
Bill Snowden 0
Fred Bethune 0
Al Keller 0
Cotton Owens 0
J.O. Staton 0
Irwin Blatt 0
Larry Shurter 0
Coleman Grant 0
Jerry Wimbish 0
George Gallup 0
Bob Flock 0
Allan Clarke 0
Billy Carden 0
Charles Weidler 0
Bobby Dugan 0
Charles Barry 0
Bill Barker 0
Ronnie Kohler 0
Bob Welborn 0
W.E Baker 0
Bill Miller 0
Carson Dyer 0
Tom Dawson 0
David Ezell 0
Leo Caldwell 0
Walt Regan 0
Nelson Applegate 0
Gober Sosebee 0
Pop McGinnis 0
Jim Millard 0
Glen Larsen 0
Herb Fry 0
Gib Orr 0
Bill Davis 0
Bill Deakin 0
Red Harrelson 0
Shorty Gibbs 0
Bill Widenhouse 0
Jimmy Ayers 0
Eddie Adams 0
Gene Darragh 0
J.C. White 0
Jimmy Clark 0
Earl Moss 0
Joe Deloach 0
Olin Allen 0
Dick Martin 0
Lamar Crabtree 0
Jack Fisher 0
Dick Meyer 0
Russ Hepler 0
Paul Magee 0
Paul Wensink 0
Dutch Hoag 0
Bill James 0
Dick Stacey 0
J.E. Hardie 0
Hank Tillman 0
Harvey Henderson 0
Jack Mulrain 0
Nook Walters 0
Harold Wright 0
Gordon Bishop 0
Stan Parnell 0
Don Price 0
Red Tomlinson 0
Fran Jischke 0
Bill Hammersley 0
Lucky Sawyer 0
Pete Kelly 0
Leo Richards 0
Zeke DeRose 0
Stew Hayes 0
Johnny Thompson 0
Ray Chase 0
Rod Turcott 0
Bob Pronger 0
Pete Toth 0
Jack Hauher 0
Dick Turcott 0
Bob Schwingle 0
Buck McCardell 0
Tony Bonadies 0
Ray Janelle 0
Smokey Yunick 0
Hank Carruthers 0
Joe Kusler 0
Herb Legg 0
George Hufford 0
Joe Guide 0
C.H. Dingler 0
Charles Stark 0
Slim Brown 0
Pete Vail 0
Tom Gifford 0
Bobby Myers 0
John DuBoise 0
Al Fleming 0
Al Conroy 0
Rudy Hires 0
Johnny Bridgers 0
Possum Jones 0
Roy Hall 0
Jimmy Ingram 0
Gwyn Staley 0
Johnny Gouveia 0
Merritt Brown 0
Roscoe Thompson 0
Wimpy Ervin 0
Bob Shaw 0
Louise Smith 0
Harold Mays 0
Ted Swaim 0
Bud Koehler 0
John Scarfo 0
Norman Lynch 0
Bill Holland 0
Don Rudolph 0
Leon Meadows 0
Ed Westveer 0
Jim Fiebelkorn 0
Paul Newkirk 0
Roger Attard 0
Don Oldenberg 0
Charlie Causey 0
Leon Sales 0
Felix Wilkes 0
Lawrence Jacquelin 0
Robert Wiesemeyer 0
Pancho Alvarez 0
Mike Little 0
Thomas Lechlider 0
Jack Goodwin 0
Jim Mayes 0
Bob Apperson 0
Doug Yates 0
Mike Klapak 0
George Fleming 0
Mooney Williamson 0
L.C. Rigsby 0
Chuck Mahoney 0
Francis Radaker 0
Jack Holloway 0
Duke Heller 0

List of all cars in the 1952 season