NASCAR in the 1954 season. Full information

6th season of NASCAR, started 7th February and ended at 24th October 1954

Beginners of the season: Eddie Pagan , Art Watts , Bill Amick , Jim Cook , Elmo Langley , Stan Kross , Dick Garlington , Mike Brown , Harvey Eakin , Ernest Palmer , Bill Cornwall , Ted Rambo , Victor Geisler , Floyd Curtis , Artie Mitchell , Bob Havemann , Jim Heath , Joe Valente , Rick Henderson , Cliff Roberts , H.R. Kahl , Dick Carter , Blackie Pitt , Marshall Harless , Walt Flinchum , Whitey Brainerd , Gary Mathieson , Joel Million , Al Metz , Roland LaRue , Jim Ewing , Gene Laughlin , Charlie Cregar , Clarence Burch , Billy Minter , Bill West , Tony Nelson , Bill Bade , Bob Tyrell , Bill Galdarisi , Ernie Young , Bud Diamond , Tex Brooks , Joe Bossard , Peck Peckham , Ken Reeder , Dink Widenhouse , Ken Fisher , Don Welch , Hank Chaffee , Jim Luke , Ash Tharrett , Wallie Branston , Charles McDuffie , Bob Haden , Dean Pelton , Hilly Rife , Gene Holcomb , Chuck Hanson , Volney Schulze , Pete Moxley , Dizzy Dean , Fred Starr , Dick Sanford , Gene Roberts , George Cole , Nick Spano , Art Faber , Allen Adkins , Jim Graham , Charles Pemberton , Ed Normi , Al Neves , Red Ortwein , Sam Smith , George Parrish , John Smith , Dick Vermillion , Jim Gillette , Walt Harvey , Van Van Wey , Joe Sheppard , Hassell Reid , Charlie Mincey , Buster Whaley , Reds Kagle , Charles Blewitt , Dick Ross , Clayton D'Aniello , E.J. Turner , John Ford , Chris Miller , Joe Bell , Bob Kennedy , Dominic Persicketti , Al Neal , Kenneth Bridge , Bill Tanner , Charles Hardiman , John Erickson , Bo Fields , Charles Merrill , Robert Slensby , Hooker Hood , Lloyd Chick , Leland Sewell , Bud Chaddock , Dutch Munsinger , John Dodd, Jr. , Jim Cooper

List of races and tracks in the 1954 season

Race Winner Track Race Start
West Palm Beach NASCAR 1954 West Palm Beach NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Palm Beach Speedway 7th February 1954
Daytona NASCAR 1954 Daytona NASCAR Lee Petty
Chrysler New Yorker, #42
Daytona Beach 21st February 1954
Jacksonville NASCAR 1954 Jacksonville NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Jacksonville, Florida 7th March 1954
Atlanta NASCAR 1954 Atlanta NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Lakewood Park 21st March 1954
Savannah NASCAR 1954 Savannah NASCAR Al Keller
Hudson Hornet, #23
Oglethorpe Speedway 28th March 1954
Oakland NASCAR 1954 Oakland NASCAR Race 1 Dick Rathmann , Dick Rathman
Hudson Hornet, #3
Oakland 28th March 1954
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1954 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 1 Dick Rathmann , Dick Rathman
Hudson Hornet, #3
North Wilkesboro 4th April 1954
Hillsborough NASCAR 1954 Hillsborough NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Occoneechee Speedway 18th April 1954
Macon NASCAR 1954 Macon NASCAR Race 1 Gober Sosebee
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #51
Central City 25th April 1954
Langhorne NASCAR 1954 Langhorne NASCAR Race 1 Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Langhorne 2nd May 1954
Wilson County NASCAR 1954 Wilson County NASCAR Buck Baker
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #88
Wilson County 9th May 1954
Martinsville NASCAR 1954 Martinsville NASCAR Race 1 Jim Paschal
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #87
Martinsville 16th May 1954
Sharon NASCAR 1954 Sharon NASCAR Lee Petty
Chrysler New Yorker, #42
Sharon 23rd May 1954
Raleigh NASCAR 1954 Raleigh NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Raleigh 29th May 1954
Gardena NASCAR 1954 Gardena NASCAR John Soares
Dodge ? 1954, #4
Carrell Speedway 30th May 1954
Charlotte NASCAR 1954 Charlotte NASCAR Race 1 Buck Baker
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #87
Charlotte Fairgrounds 30th May 1954
Columbia NASCAR 1954 Columbia NASCAR Curtis Turner
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #44
Columbia Speedway 6th June 1954
Linden NASCAR 1954 Linden NASCAR Al Keller
Jaguar XK120, #4
Linden 13th June 1954
Hickory NASCAR 1954 Hickory NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Hickory Speedway 19th June 1954
Rochester NASCAR 1954 Rochester NASCAR Lee Petty
Chrysler New Yorker, #42
Monroe County 25th June 1954
Williams Grove NASCAR 1954 Williams Grove NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Williams Grove 27th June 1954
Spartanburg NASCAR 1954 Spartanburg NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Piedmont Interstate 3rd July 1954
Weaverville NASCAR 1954 Weaverville NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Weaverville 4th July 1954
Willow Springs NASCAR 1954 Willow Springs NASCAR Dick Rathmann , Dick Rathman
Hudson Hornet, #3
Santa Fe Speedway 10th July 1954
Grand Rapids NASCAR 1954 Grand Rapids NASCAR Lee Petty
Chrysler New Yorker, #42
Grand Rapids 11th July 1954
Morristown NASCAR 1954 Morristown NASCAR Buck Baker
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #88
Morristown 30th July 1954
Oakland NASCAR 1954 Oakland NASCAR Race 2 Danny Letner
Hudson Hornet, #3
Oakland 1st August 1954
Charlotte NASCAR 1954 Charlotte NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Chrysler New Yorker, #42
Southern States 13th August 1954
San Mateo NASCAR 1954 San Mateo NASCAR Hershel McGriff
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #14
Bay Meadows 22nd August 1954
Corbin NASCAR 1954 Corbin NASCAR Lee Petty
Chrysler New Yorker, #42
Corbin 29th August 1954
Darlington NASCAR 1954 Darlington NASCAR Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Darlington 6th September 1954
Macon NASCAR 1954 Macon NASCAR Race 2 Hershel McGriff
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #14
Central City 12th September 1954
Charlotte NASCAR 1954 Charlotte NASCAR Race 3 Hershel McGriff
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #14
Southern States 24th September 1954
Langhorne NASCAR 1954 Langhorne NASCAR Race 2 Herb Thomas
Hudson Hornet, #92
Langhorne 26th September 1954
LeHi NASCAR 1954 LeHi NASCAR Buck Baker
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #87
Memphis-Arkansas 10th October 1954
Martinsville NASCAR 1954 Martinsville NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Chrysler New Yorker, #42
Martinsville 17th October 1954
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1954 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 2 Hershel McGriff
Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #14
North Wilkesboro 24th October 1954

Drivers championship 1954

Lee Petty

United States

Champion

Herb Thomas

United States

2nd place

Buck Baker

United States

3rd place

List of all drivers for the 1954 season

Name Points
Lee Petty 8649
Herb Thomas 8366
Buck Baker 6893
Dick Rathman 6760
Joe Eubanks 5467
Hershel McGriff 5137
Jim Paschal 3903
Jimmie Lewallen 3233
Curtis Turner 2994
Ralph Liguori 2905
Blackie Pitt 2661
Dave Terrell 2645
Bill Blair 2362
Laird Bruner 2243
Gober Sosebee 2114
John Soares 2072
Marvin Panch 1935
Eddie Skinner 1794
Joel Million 1779
Elton Hildreth 1710
Arden Mounts 1705
Fireball Roberts 1648
Speedy Thompson 1480
Johnny Patterson 1417
Erick Erickson 1337
Ray Duhigg 1245
Slick Smith 1122
Clyde Minter 1116
Gwyn Staley 1088
Lloyd Dane 984
Donald Thomas 980
Ted Chamberlain 920
Danny Letner 915
Elmo Langley 864
Tim Flock 860
Fred Dove 832
Bill Widenhouse 805
Gene Comstock 780
Walt Flinchum 756
Charlie Cregar 716
Bill Amick 700
Harvey Eakin 698
Lou Figaro 690
Ken Fisher 668
Jim Reed 631
Allen Adkins 624
Russ Hepler 624
Van Van Wey 602
Tony Nelson 568
John Dodd, Jr. 552
Bob Welborn 548
Jimmy Clark 548
Herschel Buchanan 525
Joe Valente 524
Junior Johnson 465
Jim Graham 460
Art Watts 448
Robert Caswell 436
Woody Brown 436
Dink Widenhouse 428
Tommie Elliott 416
Charles Pemberton 388
Jack Smith 376
Bill West 356
Stan Kross 344
Whitey Brainerd 332
Bob Havemann 324
Dean Pelton 324
John McGinley 316
Ted Rambo 310
Chuck Hanson 309
George Parrish 304
Charles Hardiman 300
Bud Harless 289
Parks Surratt 288
Paul Pettit 284
Pop McGinnis 274
Elbert Allen 270
Eddie Pagan 268
George Clark 264
Jim Cook 256
Cotton Owens 228
Bill Bade 228
Reds Kagle 224
Sam Hawks 220
Floyd Curtis 216
Don White 210
Joe Bossard 196
Gary Mathieson 192
Bill Stammer 188
Joe Bill O'Dell 184
Bobby Courtwright 180
John Erickson 175
Peck Peckham 174
Cliff Roberts 172
Bill Barker 168
Tex Brooks 158
Jim Heath 156
Joe Weatherly 152
Ronnie Kohler 152
Billy Minter 152
Bo Fields 150
Bob Tyrell 144
Charlie Mincey 136
Jim Gillette 136
Rick Henderson 132
Bill Galdarisi 132
Tommy Moon 128
Hooker Hood 121
John Smith 120
Al Metz 120
Perk Brown 120
Fred Starr 120
Mel Krueger 118
C.H. Dingler 113
Dick Sanford 112
Buster Whaley 112
Eddie Van Horn 112
Mike Brown 110
Otis Martin 108
Ed Normi 108
Matt Gowan 108
Ken Reeder 104
Don Welch 104
Sam Smith 104
Roland LaRue 104
Dick Vermillion 96
Bud Diamond 92
Dick Carter 92
Dick Hallock 90
Elmer Musclow 88
H.R. Kahl 84
Gene Roberts 80
Al Neves 76
Ernie Young 76
Charles Merrill 75
Bob Schwingle 72
Bub King 72
Charles Blewitt 72
Hassell Reid 68
Gifford Wood 68
Ralph Dutton 64
Jim Ewing 64
Ned Jarrett 64
Johnny Roberts 62
Dick Zimmermann 60
Walt Harvey 60
Buck Mason 60
Joe Sheppard 60
Jimmy Thompson 60
George Cole 48
Marshall Harless 48
Hank Chaffee 40
Nick Spano 40
Carl Burris 40
Artie Mitchell 40
Gene Laughlin 40
Gene Holcomb 40
Joe Guide 39
Jim Luke 32
Dick Stone 32
Dick Ross 32
Ed DeWolff 32
Bill Cleveland 32
Ed Paskovich 32
Red Ortwein 28
Jimmy Ayers 25
Ed Massey 25
Robert Slensby 25
Lloyd Chick 25
Leland Sewell 25
Bud Chaddock 25
Dutch Munsinger 25
Bob Kennedy 24
Hilly Rife 24
Ash Tharrett 24
Clayton D'Aniello 24
E.J. Turner 24
John Ford 24
Leon Lundy 24
Chris Miller 24
Joe Bell 24
Bill Morgan 24
Dominic Persicketti 24
Al Neal 24
Kenneth Bridge 24
Bill Tanner 24
Harold Nash 22
Dick Garlington 22
Clarence Burch 20
Pete Stewart 16
Pete Moxley 16
Charles McDuffie 16
Virgil Livengood 14
Bob Sampson 14
Billy Rafter 14
Ernest Palmer 14
Bill Cornwall 14
George Osborne 14
Tommy Thompson 14
Victor Geisler 14
John Dodd, Sr. 8
Art Faber 8
Jim Cooper 8
Bill Harrison 8
Wallie Branston 8
Bob Haden 8
Johnny Zeke 8
Volney Schulze 8
Dizzy Dean 8
Glen Wood 8
Fran Jischke 8

List of all cars in the 1954 season

Porsche 356

Porsche

Austin Healey ?? 1954

Austin Healey