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1956 Atlanta 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 5 of 12
Saturday, July 14, 1956 at Lakewood Speedway, Atlanta, GA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:06:40
Average Speed: 90 mph
Pole Speed: 98.013 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1956 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 946   Eddie Sachs Lee GlessnerHillegass / Offy1001,875running1200
21755   Al Keller Sam TraylorKurtis / Offy1001,350running1160
31344   Johnny Thomson Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy100750running0140
41578   Jim Rathmann Lindsey HopkinsLesovsky / Offy100587running0120
5198   Pat Flaherty John ZinkWatson / Offy100450running0100
6 116   Bob Veith Bob EstesPhillips / Offy98375crash3680
71626   Jimmy Reece Massaglia Hotel   (Hart Fullerton)Kurtis / Offy98300running060
81473   Andy Linden McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Turner / Offy97281running050
9 876   Earl Motter LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy96262running040
101841   Billy Garrett Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy95243running030
11 53   Gene Hartley Gil MorcroftPankratz / Offy94225running020
121135   Bob Carpenter Pete Wales   (Joe Barzda)Kurtis / Offy93187running010
131081   George Amick Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy92169running0 
142079   Eddie Russo Marquette Tool   (D.E. Parks)Silnes / Offy92150running0 
151212   Jim McWithey Bardahl   (Pat Clancy)Ewing / Offy92131running0 
16 262   Rodger Ward Roger WolcottLesovsky / Offy62112gear tower62 
17 77   Pat O'Connor Sumar   (Chapman Root)Blough / Offy5175crash0 
18 425   Ed Elisian Lutes Truck Parts   (Bill Lutes)Kurtis / Offy4975magneto0 
19 321   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman)Watson / Offy4875spun out0 
20 654   Jack Turner Ernest RuizShilala / Offy075did not start0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rodger Ward16262
  Bob Veith639836
  Al Keller99991
  Eddie Sachs1001001