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1956 Arclite 100


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NASCAR Grand National race number 13 of 56
Saturday, May 5, 1956 at Columbia Speedway, Columbia, SC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:50:00
Average Speed: 54.545 mph
Pole Speed: 63.274 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 2 lp+25sec
Attendance: 5,000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
21141   Jimmie Lewallen Ansel Rakestraw'56 Chevrolet71 engine0
22 614   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury47 hose0
2018150   Fred Lorenzen Fred Lorenzen'56 Chevrolet9650running0
15261R   Tim Flock Mauri Rose Engineering   (Mauri Rose)'56 Chevrolet16150running0
16 82   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet15450a frame0
1123264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'55 Plymouth17375running0
72234   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford189200running0
121634A   Charlie Jackson  '55 Oldsmobile16660rf hub0
41037   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Pontiac192365running0
19 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge11150steering59
102147   Al Watkins Don Holcomb'56 Ford177100running0
51949   Bob Flock Mauri Rose Engineering   (Mauri Rose)'56 Chevrolet191310running0
1 2500   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge2001,100running80
2 1500B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge198700running0
6 5501   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge190250running0
25 955   Junior Johnson Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'56 Pontiac3 piston0
91759   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Plymouth178100running0
26246   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'56 Dodge1 steering0
131375   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury16650engine0
1820760   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet12050manifold0
23157A   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'56 Chevrolet40 crash0
24 382   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford19 steering0
3129   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford196475running0
142594   Ed Cole Clarence DeZalia'55 Mercury16150running0
17 499   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford14250tie rod61
811X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet186150running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Lee Petty15959
  Curtis Turner6012061
  Speedy Thompson12120080