The 1952 NASCAR Grand National season was a record-setter for NASCAR. The year brought the first two-time champion, Herb Thomas, who also set a record for most wins in a season (12). For the results of each of the 37 races in the 1953 NASCAR Grand National season, see the chart below.

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Tim and Fonty Flock head the field for the1953  NASCAR Grand National finale in Atlanta.
Tim and Fonty Flock, in their speedy Hudson Hornets,
head the field for the NASCAR Grand National finale at
Atlanta's Lakewood Speedway on Nov. 1, 1953.
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Number Date Site Race Winner Car Speed
1 2/01/53 W.Palm Beach, FL Lee Petty Dodge 60.220
2 2/15/53 Daytona Beach, FL Bill Blair Olds 89.789
3 3/08/53 Spring Lake, NC Herb Thomas Hudson 48.826
4 3/29/53 N.Wilkesboro, NC Herb Thomas Hudson 71.907
5 4/05/53
Charlotte, NC Dick Passwater Olds n/a
6 4/19/53 Richmond, VA Lee Petty Dodge 45.535
7 4/26/53 Macon, GA Dick Rathmann Hudson 56.417
8
5/03/53 Langhorne, PA Buck Baker Olds
72.743
9
5/09/53 Columbia, SC Buck Baker Olds 53.707
10
5/16/53 Hickory, NC Tim Flock Hudson n/a
11
5/17/53 Martinsville, VA Lee Petty Dodge n/a
12
5/24/53 Columbus, OH Herb Thomas Hudson 56.127
13
5/30/53 Raleigh, NC Fonty Flock Hudson 70.629
14
6/07/53 Shreveport, LA Lee Petty Dodge 53.199
15
6/14/53 Pensacola, FL Herb Thomas Hudson 63.316
16
6/21/53 Langhorne, PA Dick Rathmann Hudson 64.434
17
6/23/53 High Point, NC Herb Thomas Hudson 58.186
18
6/28/53
Wilson, NC Fonty Flock Hudson 53.803
19
7/03/53 Rochester, NY Herb Thomas Hudson 56.939
20
7/04/53 Spartanburg, SC Lee Petty Dodge 56.934
21
7/10/53 Morristown, NJ Dick Rathmann Hudson 69.417
22
7/12/53 Atlanta, GA Herb Thomas Hudson 70.685
23
7/22/53
Rapid City, SD Herb Thomas Hudson 57.270
24
7/26/53 North Platte, NE Dick Rathmann Hudson 54.380
25
8/02/53
Davenport, IA Herb Thomas Hudson 62.500
26
8/09/53 Hillsboro, NC Curtis Turner Olds 75.125
27
8/16/53 Weaverville, NC Fonty Flock Hudson 62.434
28
8/23/53 Norfolk, VA Herb Thomas Hudson 51.040
29
8/29/53 Hickory, NC Fonty Flock Hudson n/a
30
9/07/53 Darlington, SC Buck Baker Olds 92.881
31
9/13/53 Macon, GA Speedy Thompson Olds 55.172
32
9/20/53 Langhorne, PA Dick Rathmann Hudson 67.046
33
10/03/53 Bloomsburg, PA Herb Thomas Hudson n/a
34
10/04/53 Wilson, NC Herb Thomas Hudson 56.022
35
10/11/53N.Wilkesboro, NCSpeedy ThompsonOlds71.202
36
10/18/53Martinsville, VAJim PaschalDodge 56.013
37
11/01/53Atlanta, GABuck BakerOlds63.18

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