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1956 Langhorne 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 3 of 12
Sunday, June 24, 1956 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:03:01
Average Speed: 95.212 mph
Pole Speed: 109.82 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1956 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 681   George Amick Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy1004,624running30200
2 73   Gene Hartley Gil MorcroftPankratz / Offy1003,330running0160
31055   Al Keller Sam TraylorKurtis / Offy1001,850running0140
41525   Ed Elisian Lutes Truck Parts   (Bill Lutes)Kurtis / Offy1001,203running0120
51224   Mike Magill Mike UnverdorbenKurtis / Offy1001,110running0100
6 52   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy99925running5480
71116   Don Freeland Bob EstesPhillips / Offy98740running060
81876   Elmer George LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy98694running050
9 326   Jimmy Reece Hart FullertonKurtis / Offy97648running040
10 214   Bob Veith Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy94601running1618
111454   Jack Turner Travelon Trailer   (Ernest Ruiz)Shilala / Offy83555running020
12 873   Andy Linden McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Turner / Offy72462exhaust010
13 141   Billy Garrett Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy71416steering arm0 
14 48   Pat Flaherty John ZinkWatson / Offy61370tire0 
151745   Dick Rathman D-A Lubricants   (Racing Associates)Kuzma / Offy41324steering0 
161677   Jim McWithey Dayton Steel Foundry   (George Walther)Schroeder / Offy39278engine0 
171379   Eddie Russo Marquette Tool   (D.E. Parks)Silnes / Offy30185oil leak0 
18 944   Johnny Thomson Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy9185piston0 

Relief Drivers:
Car #14: Rodger Ward (58 laps)

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bill Cheesbourg5Chapman
Pat O'Connor7Sumar
Al Herman12Bardahl / Clancy
Elmer George21HOW
Ken Gottschalk39Ken Gottschalk
Dick Frazier46Glessner
Charles Musselman58Ray Brady
Rodger Ward84Holynski

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bob Veith11616
  Jimmy Bryan177054
  George Amick7110030