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1956-47


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 47 of 47
Sunday, October 14, 1956 at Orange Speedway, Hillsboro, NC
110 laps on a .900 mile dirt track (99.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:09:56
Average Speed: 84.938 mph
Pole Speed: 88.743 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 3,500
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
2 312   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford110425running0
1612155   Whitey Gerken  '56 Dodge44110axle0
12 72   Bill Lutz  '56 Ford67125crash0
1 126   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford110500running110
15143   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford45125radiator0
14 933   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet53125suspension0
4 434   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet108300running0
71748   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet105200running0
5 549   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet107275running0
191854   Don Corley  '56 Ford2150withdrew0
101355   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford82150coil wire0
181556   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler39100transmission0
816711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet100175running0
91177   Larry Frank Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet88150shocks0
17197A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet42100idler arm0
3 282   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors'56 Ford110325running0
13 686   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'55 Buick56125transmission0
6 898   Allen Adkins Tom Harbison'56 Dodge106250running0
111099   Bun Emery  '56 Ford82125carburetor0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner1110110