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NASCAR Grand National race number 14 of 56
Sunday, May 6, 1956 at Concord Speedway, Concord, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:37:21
Average Speed: 61.633 mph
Pole Speed: 65.241 mph
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of Victory: 18 sec
Attendance: 6,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
191059   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Buick12750hose0
251720   Bill Widenhouse W.R. Waldron'55 Buick49 overheating0
5 8X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet195310running0
7132   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet185200running0
9 549   Jim Paschal Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet181100running0
1128209   Pete Stewart Pete Stewart'56 Chevrolet17975running0
131996   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'55 Chevrolet17250running0
2122760   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet120 vapor lock0
2215150   Fred Lorenzen Fred Lorenzen'56 Chevrolet89 running0
28 77A   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'56 Chevrolet23 crash0
292324   Bobby Waddell Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet19 engine0
1 1300C   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler2001,100running199
2 6300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler200700running0
3 3300B   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler198475running0
232742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge77 rear end0
27145   Bill Blair Joe Blair'56 Dodge25 wheel0
123048   Al Watkins Don Holcomb'56 Ford17460running0
142019   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'56 Ford15850running0
15269   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Ford14950rr axle0
171399   Billy Carden DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford13750rr axle0
202134   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford12250rr axle0
2412B-29   Dink Widenhouse Mauri Rose Engineering   (Mauri Rose)'56 Ford64 piston0
182494   Ed Cole Clarence DeZalia'55 Mercury12850spindle0
2616271   Ralph Liguori  '56 Mercury27 crash0
30 214   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury17 engine1
101834A   Charlie Jackson  '55 Oldsmobile179100running0
825264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'55 Plymouth182150running0
4 9285   Tim Flock Jim Stephens'56 Pontiac197365running0
62937   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Pontiac188250running0
16 4286   Cotton Owens Jim Stephens'55 Pontiac14650rf hub0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Speedy Thompson144
  Billy Myers551
  Speedy Thompson6200195