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1956-22


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 22 of 47
Saturday, June 30, 1956 at Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
200 laps on a .500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:34:46
Average Speed: 63.316 mph
Pole Speed: 70.922 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 3 cl
Attendance: 38,000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 5   Tom Pistone Doane Chevrolet   (Tom Pistone)'56 Chevrolet200650running6
2 126   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford200525running194
3 2   Bill Lutz  '56 Ford198400running0
4 7A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet197320running0
5 33   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet197290running0
6 98   Allen Adkins Tom Harbison'56 Dodge194250running0
7 22   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford194200running0
8 53   Bill Cornwall  '55 Chevrolet194150running0
9 25   Jud Larson Sam McCuthen'55 Chevrolet186100running0
10 56   Pete Peterson Pete Peterson'56 Chrysler185100running0
11 49   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet177100running0
12 86   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'55 Buick172100ignition0
13 99   Bob Pronger  '55 Buick169100transmission0
14 3   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford159100radiator0
15 48   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet132100overheating0
16 12   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford110100spun0
17 45   Bill Brown Bill Brown'56 Mercury108100radiator0
18 77   Possum Jones Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet53100clutch0
19 4   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth5150engine0
20 55   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford3250head gasket0
21 97   Danny Letner Tom Harbison'56 Dodge15 brakes0
22 186   Gene Blair Don Oldenberg'56 Dodge5 transmission0
23 76   Larry Frank Larry Frank'56 Mercury1 crash0
24 71   Dick Joslin Bill Webb'56 Dodge1 crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner1194194
  Tom Pistone1952006