1953 NASCAR Speedway Division

Pete Allen - Champion 

**I have very little information about the series in 1953.  This table reflects what I do know, but there are a lot of holes.**

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
6/12/53 Greensboro Race Greensboro 10 DO Wally Campbell
6/14/53 Martinsville Race Martinsville 12.5 DO Wayne Alspaugh
6/28/53 Fayetteville Race Fayetteville 8.3 PO Pete Allen

Non-Championship Events

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
2/12/53 Daytona Beach Time Trial Daytona Beach 2 BTT Buck Baker
6/27/53 Hickory Race Hickory 12 DO Dick Fraizer

 

Standing Driver Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points
1 Pete Allen 2 1 1 333
2 Ralph Liguori 3 1 330
3 Al Fleming 1 312
4 Mickey Fenn 2       8 292
5 Tex Keene 2 7 277
6 Red Amick 1       243
7 Wayne Alspaugh 1 1 230
8 Tom Cherry 2       190
9 Al Keller         180
10 Jimmy Thompson 1       6 169
11 Earl Hatcher         159
12 Dick Fraizer 1     1           147
13 Speedy Thompson 1       120
14 Russell Royce 1         1       110
15 Bob Baker         109
16 Lyle Scott 1       95
17 Banjo Matthews         70
18 Buck Baker 1 69
19 Roscoe Thompson         51
NR Wally Campbell 3 1 0
NR Red Allen 1   1 0
NR John Bohlender 1   0
NR Glenn Rockey 1   0
NR Steve Yanigan 1   0
NR Lou Johnson Non points race only
NR Steve McGrath Non points race only
NR Fireball Roberts Non points race only
 
Debuts Farewells
Pete Allen
Red Allen
Wayne Alspaugh
Red Amick
John Bohlender
Earl Hatcher
Lou Johnson
Ralph Liguori
Banjo Matthews
Glenn Rockey
Russell Royce
Pete Allen Tex Keene
Red Allen Banjo Matthews
Wayne Alspaugh Steve McGrath
Bob Baker Fireball Roberts
Buck Baker Glenn Rockey
John Bohlender Russell Royce
Tom Cherry Lyle Scott
Mickey Fenn Jimmy Thompson
Al Fleming Roscoe Thompson
Earl Hatcher Speedy Thompson
Lou Johnson Steve Yanigan

 

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