TMC Chase

July 25, 1953 Illiana Speedway

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AAA (later USAC) stock car race
Schererville, Illinois
200 laps on 1/2 mile dirt track
Race winner: Jack McGrath
TMC Chase
@tmc-chase   4 years ago
First race promoted by west coaster J.C. Agajanian in Chicago area. He'd later become a fixture at the Indianapolis 500.
TMC Chase
@tmc-chase   4 years ago
Known finishing order for first 24 spots. It's believed another half-dozen or so cars raced in the event.
Fin St Driver
1 6 Jack McGrath
2 2 Don O'Dell
3 7 Bob Christie
4 8 Norm Nelson
5 9 Ray Crawford
6 12 Clarence LaRue
7 5 Chuck Stevenson
8 23 Ed Sheeler
9 1 Cecil Hayes
10 3 Johnny Mantz
11 20 Cal Niday
12 4 Bill Taylor
13 16 Art Lamey
14 11 Aaron Woodard
15 17 Don Dunfee
16 15 Charles Green
17 22 Don Miller
18 10 Art Aubuchon
19 21 Eddie Evans
20 14 Bill Holland
21 24 Frank Mundy
22 13 Jim Rathmann
23 18 Marshall Teague
24 19 Herb Schiller
Sadly, a little over 2 years later McGrath was killed in a race at Phoenix.
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