1953 Richmond NASCAR in NASCAR at the Atlantic Fairgrounds circuit. Full information

1953 Richmond NASCAR

1953 Richmond NASCAR is 108th NASCAR race. Passed at the Atlantic Fairgrounds circuit. Lee Petty won the pole position and 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 Charlotte NASCAR
Next race: 1953 Macon NASCAR
Race Start: 19th April 1953

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1953 Richmond NASCAR

8th victory for the Petty Enterprises team
8th victory for the Lee Petty
31st podium for the Lee Petty
17th podium for the Dick Rathman
5th podium for the Buck Baker

1953 Richmond NASCAR results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Lee Petty Dodge ? 1953, #42 0 2h 11m 46s 0 Petty Enterprises
2 Dick Rathman Hudson Hornet, #120 0 Walt Chapman
3 Buck Baker Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #87 0 Bob Griffin
4 Dick Passwater Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #78 0 Frank Arford
5 Bill Blair Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #2 0 Bill Blair
6 Ray Duhigg Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #44 0 Julian Petty
7 Donald Thomas Hudson Hornet, #9 0 Herb Thomas
8 Gene Comstock Hudson Hornet, #8 0 Gene Comstock
9 Fred Dove Plymouth Concord Savoy, #19 0 Fred Dove
10 Herb Thomas Hudson Hornet, #92 0 Herb Thomas
11 Virgil Livengood Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #66 0 Virgil Livengood
12 Lou Johnson Dodge ?? 1953, #13 0 Lou Johnson
13 Al Kent Henry J ?? 1951, #0 0
14 Joe Bill O'Dell Ford ?? 1950, #111 0 Joe Bill O'Dell
15 Bub King Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #55 0 Bub King
16 Ralph Liguori Lincoln ?? 1953, #46 0 Al Wheatley
17 Slick Smith Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #4 0 Frank Christian
18 Elton Hildreth Nash ?? 1951, #167 0 Elton Hildreth
19 Buck Mason Dodge ?? 1952, #0 0 W.R. Quann
20 Jim Reed Ford ?? 1951, #7 0 Jim Reed
21 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #12 0 George Hutchens
22 Jimmie Lewallen Hudson Hornet, #32 0 R.G. Shelton
23 Jim Lacy Dodge ?? 1953, #0 0
24 Ollie Olson Hudson Hornet, #90 0
25 Herschel Buchanan Nash ?? 1952, #1 0 Herschel Buchanan
26 Al Keller Hudson Hornet, #31 0 George Miller
27 Coleman Lawrence Ford ?? 1950, #71 0 Coleman Lawrence

List of all cars for the 1953 Richmond NASCAR on the Atlantic Fairgrounds circuit