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1956-09


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 9 of 47
Sunday, April 29, 1956 at Greensboro Fairgrounds, Greensboro, NC
150 laps on a .333 mile dirt track (50.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:22:15
Average Speed: 36.492 mph
Pole Speed: 48.058 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 3 cl
Attendance: 3,800
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 849   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet150600running92
2 233   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet150475running0
3 422   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford149350running0
4133   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford140270running0
5144   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth137240running0
6165   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'56 Chevrolet132210ignition0
7 686   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'56 Dodge128160axle0
8 7186   Darel Dieringer Don Oldenberg'55 Buick124110fuel tank0
91710   Don Gray Ray Fletcher'56 Ford118100crash0
101845   Bill Brown Bill Brown'56 Mercury111100out of gas0
111255   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford111100idler arm0
121177   Dave Hirschfield Dave Hirschfield'56 Chevrolet105100idler arm0
13197A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet104100idler arm0
141098   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Dodge99100axle0
15 925   Dink Widenhouse Sam McCuthen'56 Chevrolet99100rear end0
161553   Bill Cornwall  '55 Buick63100fuel tank0
17 326   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford58100crash49
18 590   Gene Blair Gene Blair'56 Mercury51100differential0
19 112   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford1350crash9
20208   Ray Atkinson Ray Atkinson'56 Dodge550engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Weatherly199
  Curtis Turner105849
  Bob Welborn5915092