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1956 Bobby Ball Memorial


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 12 of 12
Monday, November 12, 1956 at Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, AZ
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:05:20
Average Speed: 91.826 mph
Pole Speed: 96.748 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 7,000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1956 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 178   George Amick Lindsey HopkinsLesovsky / Offy1002,793running100200
5 212   Johnnie Tolan Bardahl   (Pat Clancy)Ewing / Offy100670running0100
3 354   Jimmy Reece Travelon Trailer   (Ernest Ruiz)Shilala / Offy1001,117running0140
17 446   Tommy Hinnershitz Lee GlessnerHillegass / Offy44111engine0 
16 544   Ed Elisian Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy49169crash0 
13 616   Don Freeland Bob EstesPhillips / Offy93251dnf0 
4 726   Andy Linden Hart FullertonKurtis / Offy100726running0120
10 887   Art Bisch R.D. WhittingtonKurtis / Offy100363running030
2 92   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1002,011running0160
141041   Bill Cheesbourg Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy91223dnf0 
91196   Tony Bettenhausen Dayton Steel   (George Walther)Kurtis / Offy100391running040
81214   Bob Veith Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy100419running050
121327   Dempsey Wilson Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Kurtis / Offy95279running010
71421   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman)Watson / Offy100447running060
151563   Mel McGaughy Leo DobryKurtis / Offy73195dnf0 
61615   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy100559running080
191762   Rodger Ward Roger WolcottLesovsky / Offy0111did not restart0 
111876   Jim McWithey LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy100335running020
18195   Van Johnson Harry Allen ChapmanRusso-Nichels / Offy28111spun out0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Pat O'Connor7Sumar
Jud Larson8John Zink
Ray Crawford49Ray Crawford
Eddie Sachs55Traylor
Bud Randall75Karl Hall
Dick Rathman81Central Excavating

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  George Amick1100100