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1956-42


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 42 of 47
Sunday, September 16, 1956 at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway, LeHi, AR
200 laps on a 1.500 mile dirt track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:18:54
Average Speed: 90.498 mph
Pole Speed: 105.758 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 8,700
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
22 90   Possum Jones Ray Fletcher'56 Ford3475engine0
2 212   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford1972,100running54
71922   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford184400running0
1 126   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford2003,800running141
19183   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford64100idler arm0
5 633   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet187600running5
3 334   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet1941,025running0
6114   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth186600running0
10 841   Billy Rafter C.M. Julian'56 Dodge169350running0
231445   Bun Emery Bill Brown'56 Mercury10175a frame0
141248   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet129100radiator0
41049   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet190700running0
11235   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'56 Chevrolet156200running0
121754   John Fox  '56 Ford144150running0
201555   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford52100engine0
211656   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler52175tie rod0
162071   Dick Joslin Bill Webb'56 Dodge123100engine0
921711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet171300running0
181376   Larry Frank Larry Frank'56 Chevrolet80100gas line0
13227A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet138125running0
8 586   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'56 Buick174560running0
15 798   Allen Adkins Tom Harbison'56 Dodge127100engine0
17 499   Billy Carden Schwam Motors'56 Ford112115engine0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bob Beck14Bob BeckChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Weatherly15454
  Curtis Turner55628
  Jimmy Massey63675
  Curtis Turner68200133