1953 NASCAR Speedway Division

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1953 NASCAR Speedway Division season
NASCAR Speedway Division
Races 3
Start date June 12
End date June 28
Champion Ohio Pete Allen
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The 1953 NASCAR Speedway Division consisted of three races, beginning in Greensboro, North Carolina on June 12 and concluding in Fayetteville, North Carolina on June 28. There were also two non-championship events. The season champion was Pete Allen. This was the final season of the NASCAR Speedway Division. Every driver was American racecar driver and every race in the USA.


Rnd Date Race Name Length Track Location Type Winning Driver
NC February 12 Florida Daytona Beach Time Trial 2 miles (3.2 km) Daytona Beach Road Course Daytona Beach, Florida Sand South Carolina Buck Baker
1 June 12 North Carolina Greensboro 25 8.333 miles (13.411 km) Greensboro Agricultural Fairgrounds Greensboro, North Carolina Dirt New Jersey Wally Campbell
2 June 14 Virginia Martinsville 25 12.5 miles (20.1 km) Martinsville Speedway Martinsville, Virginia Dirt Indiana Wayne Alspaugh
NC June 27 North Carolina Hickory 30 12 miles (19 km) Hickory Motor Speedway Hickory, North Carolina Dirt Indiana Dick Fraizer
3 June 28 North Carolina Fayetteville 25 8.333 miles (13.411 km) Champion Speedway Fayetteville, North Carolina Paved Ohio Pete Allen
  Paved/Dirt Oval
  Beach Track
  Non-championship race

Final points standings[edit]

 #  Driver Team Car Points
1 Ohio Pete Allen 333
2 New York (state) Ralph Liguori Lincoln Special 330
3 Washington, D.C. Al Fleming J. B. Siegfred Hudson Special 312
4 North Carolina Mickey Fenn Leland Colvin Ford Special 292
5 Georgia (U.S. state) Tex Keene Al Wheatley Mercury Special 277
6 Missouri Red Amick 243
7 Indiana Wayne Alspaugh 230
8 Indiana Tom Cherry Cherry Mercury Special 190
9 New York (state) Al Keller W. W. Burroughs Cadillac Special 180
10 North Carolina Jimmy Thompson Bob Colvin Ford Special 169

See also[edit]


  • Burt, William M. (2001). The American Stock Car (Second ed.). St. Paul, MN: MBI Publishing Company. 
  • Capps, Don (2003). "1952 NASCAR Speedway Division Championship". The AUTOSPORT Bulletin Board. Archived from the original on 2009-05-16. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  • Fielden, Greg (2003). NASCAR Chronicle. Lincolnwood, IL: Publications International, Ltd. 
  • "1953 NASCAR Speedway Division". ChampCarStats.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2011-07-07.