The 1954-16 was a Grand National (now Sprint Cup) and Pacific Late Model Series (now West Series) combination event held at Carrell Speedway on May 30, 1954. John Soares, leading 211 of the 496, scored his only NASCAR victory, holding off Lloyd Dane by more than one lap. 1954 champion Lee Petty chose not to run the event. Stats
- The race was shortened to 496 laps due to a scoring issue from the planned 500.