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1956-26


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NASCAR Grand National race number 26 of 56
Friday, June 15, 1956 at Southern States Fairgrounds, Charlotte, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:47:06
Average Speed: 56.022 mph
Pole Speed: 59.661 mph
Cautions: 2 for 6 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 7,800
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
4 122   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford193320rear end26
1 2300C   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler200650running174
8 312   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford150150crash0
13 414   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury106100piston0
5 5300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler189290quit0
7 611   Tim Flock Mauri Rose'56 Chevrolet180300engine0
3 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge195400running0
2 899   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford195525running0
18 9271   Billy Carden  '56 Mercury24100engine0
610500B   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge186250fuel0
121175   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury115100oil pressure0
141255   Junior Johnson Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'56 Pontiac69100clutch0
191334   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford1650spindle0
161482   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford30100distributor0
15159   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford66100rear end0
171662   Bobby Waddell  '56 Chevrolet30100brakes0
101734A   Richard Riley  '56 Oldsmobile141100running0
111894   Ed Cole Ed Cole'56 Mercury134100overheating0
919203   Pete Yow Pete Yow'56 Buick150100carburetor0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson111
  Fireball Roberts22726
  Speedy Thompson28200173