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1956-43


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 43 of 47
Tuesday, September 18, 1956 at Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Shelby, NC
200 laps* on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:07:50
Average Speed: 43.416 mph
Pole Speed: 60.729 mph
Cautions: 1
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 2,400
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
21 90   Possum Jones Ray Fletcher'56 Ford14550dq 
2 112   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford184425running 
151414   Bob Beck Bob Beck'56 Chevrolet130125crash 
13 32   Bill Lutz  '56 Ford160125running 
10 422   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford169150running 
1 226   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford185500running 
12 83   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford164125running 
19 633   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet850fuel tank 
4 534   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet178300running 
141634A   Richard Riley  '54 Oldsmobile148125running 
8134   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth172175running 
92141   Billy Rafter C.M. Julian'56 Dodge169150running 
182045   Bun Emery Bill Brown'56 Mercury67100overheating 
51148   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet175275running 
3 749   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet182325running 
171955   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford68100handling 
111556   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler166125running 
1618711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet123110running 
7177A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet173200running 
201286   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'55 Buick2150a frame 
61099   Billy Carden Schwam Motors'56 Ford173250running 
* Race shortened to 185 laps due to rain.