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1956-25


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NASCAR Grand National race number 25 of 56
Sunday, June 10, 1956 at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway, LeHi, AR
167 laps on a 1.500 mile dirt track (250.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:22:15
Average Speed: 74.313 mph
Pole Speed: 98.504 mph
Cautions: 5
Margin of Victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 15,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
12312   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford1674,100running15
2 975   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury1672,100running47
314286   Pat Kirkwood Jim Stephens'56 Pontiac1651,325running0
4 411   Tim Flock Mauri Rose Engineering   (Mauri Rose)'56 Chevrolet164950running0
5 782   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford163650running0
6 842   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge163600running0
7 6502   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge162350running0
8132   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet159300running0
9 1300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler156300running87
101091   Jack Smith Ted Chester'56 Chevrolet156150running0
11154   Bob Flock Mauri Rose Engineering   (Mauri Rose)'56 Chevrolet154125fuel pump0
121788   Banjo Matthews Ernest Woods'56 Oldsmobile149200running0
1322264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'55 Plymouth149200running0
1420291   C.H. Dingler C.H. Dingler'56 Dodge148100running0
152952   Joe Guide Sally Guide'54 Hudson141200running0
16261   Gene Goodman  '54 Oldsmobile13075running0
1719205   Bill Osborne R.H. Coleman'56 Ford12875a frame0
182748   Al Watkins Don Holcomb'56 Ford12875running0
19 2300C   Speedy Thompson Kiekhaefer Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'56 Chrysler115125engine18
20 33   Paul Goldsmith Smokey Yunick'56 Chevrolet115100crash0
21 522   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford8850piston0
222859   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Buick6050a frame0
232535   Joe Stewart  '55 Chrysler5750steering0
242116   Cotton Priddy Cotton Priddy'56 Chevrolet3850crash0
2512285   Don Carr Jim Stephens'56 Pontiac3550crash0
261114   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury3150hose0
2718760   Herb Gibson Joe George'56 Chevrolet2150engine0
2816418   Sherman Utsman  '56 Chevrolet1750engine0
292421   Arnold Denley  '55 Studebaker5150shocks0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Clint McHughOldsmobile

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson122
  Buck Baker38987
  Speedy Thompson9010516
  Jim Paschal10615247
  Ralph Moody15316715