1953 Columbus NASCAR in NASCAR at the Powell Motor Speedway circuit. Full information

1953 Columbus NASCAR

1953 Columbus NASCAR is 114th NASCAR race. Passed at the Powell Motor Speedway circuit. Fonty Flock won the pole position, Herb Thomas won this race. Dick Rathman and Buck Baker also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (161 km).

Previous race: 1953 Martinsville NASCAR
Next race: 1953 Raleigh NASCAR
Race Start: 24th May 1953

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1953 Columbus NASCAR

18th victory for the Herb Thomas team
20th victory for the Herb Thomas
38th podium for the Herb Thomas
20th podium for the Dick Rathman
8th podium for the Buck Baker

Hudson Hornet - 1953 Columbus NASCAR winner

Hudson Hornet #92 - 1953 Columbus NASCAR winner

1953 Columbus NASCAR results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Herb Thomas Hudson Hornet, #92 0 1h 46m 54s 0 Herb Thomas
2 Dick Rathman Hudson Hornet, #120 0 Walt Chapman
3 Buck Baker Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #87 0 Bob Griffin
4 Curtis Turner Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #41 0 John Eanes
5 Pop McGinnis Hudson Hornet, #13 0 Irving Frye
6 Ralph Dyer Nash ?? 1953, #11 0 Ralph Dyer
7 Ed Benedict Hudson Hornet, #0 0 Ken Swihart
8 Lee Petty Dodge ?? 1953, #42 0 Petty Enterprises
9 Gene Comstock Hudson Hornet, #8 0 Gene Comstock
10 Bub King Hudson Hornet, #55 0 Bub King
11 Dick Linder Ford ?? 1952, #0 0
12 Ted Chamberlain Plymouth Concord Savoy, #93 0 Ted Chamberlain
13 Dick Passwater Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #78 0 Frank Arford
14 Gober Sosebee Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #51 0 Gober Sosebee
15 Fonty Flock Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #14 0 Frank Christian
16 Elton Hildreth Nash ?? 1953, #167 0 Elton Hildreth
17 Chet Williams Ford ?? 1951, #0 0 Chet Williams
18 Arden Mounts Hudson Hornet, #108 0 Gene Comstock
19 Joe Eubanks Hudson Hornet, #82 0 Phil Oates
20 Johnny Patterson Hudson Hornet, #58 0 H.B. Ranier
21 Slick Smith Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #4 0 Frank Christian
22 Tim Flock Hudson Hornet, #91 0 Ted Chester
23 Ray Duhigg Plymouth Concord Savoy, #44 0 Julian Petty
24 Herschel Buchanan Nash ?? 1952, #1 0 Herschel Buchanan
25 Paul Parks Dodge ?? 1953, #0 0
26 Donald Thomas Ford ?? 1950, #72 0 Doug Meeks
27 Virgil Livengood Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #66 0 Virgil Livengood

Qualifying Results for the 1953 Columbus NASCAR on the Powell Motor Speedway circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Fonty Flock Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #14 Frank Christian
2 Herb Thomas Hudson Hornet, #92 Herb Thomas
3 Joe Eubanks Hudson Hornet, #82 Phil Oates
4 Dick Rathman Hudson Hornet, #120 Walt Chapman
5 Johnny Patterson Hudson Hornet, #58 H.B. Ranier
6 Buck Baker Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #87 Bob Griffin
7 Gober Sosebee Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #51 Gober Sosebee
8 Curtis Turner Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #41 John Eanes
9 Tim Flock Hudson Hornet, #91 Ted Chester
10 Dick Passwater Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #78 Frank Arford
11 Ed Benedict Hudson Hornet, #0 Ken Swihart
12 Gene Comstock Hudson Hornet, #8 Gene Comstock
13 Virgil Livengood Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #66 Virgil Livengood
14 Ralph Dyer Nash ?? 1953, #11 Ralph Dyer
15 Slick Smith Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #4 Frank Christian
16 Bub King Hudson Hornet, #55 Bub King
17 Lee Petty Dodge ?? 1953, #42 Petty Enterprises
18 Ray Duhigg Plymouth Concord Savoy, #44 Julian Petty
19 Herschel Buchanan Nash ?? 1952, #1 Herschel Buchanan
20 Pop McGinnis Hudson Hornet, #13 Irving Frye
21 Elton Hildreth Nash ?? 1953, #167 Elton Hildreth
23 Paul Parks Dodge ?? 1953, #0
24 Ted Chamberlain Plymouth Concord Savoy, #93 Ted Chamberlain
25 Arden Mounts Hudson Hornet, #108 Gene Comstock
27 Dick Linder, Chet Williams Ford ?? 1951, #0 Chet Williams
27 Donald Thomas Ford ?? 1950, #72 Doug Meeks

List of all cars for the 1953 Columbus NASCAR on the Powell Motor Speedway circuit