By the time the 1954 NASCAR Grand National season got underway, GM, Ford, and Chrysler had developed more powerful vehicles. Meanwhile, Hudson, the automaker who had dominated the past few NASCAR seasons, made only minor changes and began to suffer in competition with the others. You can get the full results of the 37 races in the 1954 NASCAR Grand National season in the chart below.

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The 100-mile 1954 NASCAR Grand National Sportsman race was held on rainy Daytona Beach on Feb. 19.
The 100-mile 1954 NASCAR Grand National Sportsman race
was held on rainy Daytona Beach on Feb. 19.
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Number Date Site Race Winner Car Speed
1 2/07/54 W.Palm Beach, FL Herb Thomas Hudson 58.958
2 2/21/54 Daytona Beach, FL Lee Petty Chrysler 89.108
3 3/07/54 Jacksonville, FL Herb Thomas Hudson 56.461
4 3/21/54 Atlanta, GA Herb Thomas Hudson 60.494
5 3/28/54 Savannah, GA Al Keller Hudson 59.820
6 3/28/54 Oakland, CA Dick Rathmann Hudson 50.692
7 4/04/54 N.Wilkesboro, NC Dick Rathmann Hudson 68.545
8
4/18/54 Hillsboro, NC Herb Thomas Hudson 77.386
9
4/25/54 Macon, GA Gober Sosebee Olds 55.410
10
5/02/54 Langhorne, PA Herb Thomas Hudson 74.883
11
5/09/54 Wilson, NC Buck Baker Olds 52.279
12
5/16/54 Martinsville, VA Jim Paschal Olds 46.153
13
5/23/54 Sharon, PA Lee Petty Chrysler n/a
14
5/29/54 Raleigh, NC Herb Thomas Hudson 73.909
15
5/30/54 Charlotte, NC Buck Baker Olds 49.805
16
5/30/54 Gardena, CA John Soares Dodge
53.438
17
6/06/54 Columbia, SC Curtis Turner Olds 56.719
18
6/13/54 Linden, NJ Al Keller Jaguar
77.569
19
6/19/54
Hickory, NC Herb Thomas Hudson 82.872
20
6/25/54 Rochester, NY Lee Petty Chrysler 52.455
21
6/17/54 Mechanicsburg, PA Herb Thomas Hudson 51.085
22
7/03/54 Spartanburg, SC Herb Thomas Hudson 59.181
23
7/04/54 Weaverville, NC Herb Thomas Hudson 61.318
24
7/10/54 Willow Springs, IL Dick Rathmann Hudson 72.216
25
7/11/54 Grand Rapids, MI Lee Petty Chrysler 53.090
26
7/30/54 Morristown, NJ Buck Baker Olds 58.968
27
8/01/54 Oakland, CA Danny Petner Hudson 53.045
28
8/13/54 Charlotte, NC Lee Petty Chrysler 51.362
29
8/22/54 San Mateo, CA Hershel McGriff Olds 64.710
30
8/09/54
Corbin, KY Lee Petty Chrysler 63.080
31
9/06/54 Darlington, SC Herb Thomas Hudson 95.026
32
9/12/54 Macon, GA Hershel McGriff Olds 50.527
33
9/24/54 Charlotte, NC Hershel McGriff Olds 53.167
34
9/26/54
Langhorne, PA Herb Thomas Hudson 71.186
35
10/10/54 LeHi, AR Buck Baker Olds 89.013
36
10/17/54
Martinsville, VA Lee Petty Chrysler 44.547
37
10/24/54
N.Wilkesboro, NC Hershel McGriff Olds 65.175

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