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1956-40


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NASCAR Grand National race number 40 of 56
Wednesday, August 22, 1956 at Norfolk Speedway, Norfolk, VA
250 laps on a .400 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:46:22
Average Speed: 56.408 mph
Pole Speed: 58.631 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 94   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury250850running 
2 875   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury249625running 
3 5X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet246450running 
410501   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge245350running 
511264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth241310running 
6 331   Bill Champion John Whitford'56 Ford227250running 
7 642   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge198200crash 
8 222   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford198150running 
9 435   Joe Weatherly Fred Frazier'56 Ford170100gas line 
10 792   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet154100rear end 
11 112   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford104100idler arm 
121328   Jim Watkins  '56 Chevrolet86100steering 
131241   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'56 Dodge36100bearing 
141414   Joe Bill McGraw  '56 Ford7100fire