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1956-12


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 12 of 47
Sunday, May 20, 1956 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
150 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:05:36
Average Speed: 71.654 mph
Pole Speed: 87.057 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 9,000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 297   Danny Letner Tom Harbison'56 Dodge1501,750running124
21233   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet1491,250running0
3 748   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet146875running0
4207A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet142650running0
51555   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford139525running0
6 398   Allen Adkins Tom Harbison'56 Dodge138375crash0
7234   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth136300running0
8 649   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet136250a frame0
9 47   Jimmy Thompson George Hilton'56 Mercury122150overheating0
10 925   Possum Jones Sam McCuthen'56 Chevrolet109125crash0
181671   Dick Joslin Bill Webb'56 Dodge36100engine0
17 8186   Bob Pronger  '55 Buick38100engine0
161477   Dave Hirschfield Dave Hirschfield'56 Chevrolet54100engine0
151014   Fonty Flock  '56 Chevrolet64100plugs0
14 586   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'56 Dodge72100crash0
13262   Larry Frank  '56 Mercury83100overheating0
122290   Gene Blair Gene Blair'56 Mercury95100crash0
11 150   Frank Mundy Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge97100crash26
23248   Ray Atkinson Ray Atkinson'56 Dodge375engine0
221826   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford875engine0
211710   Don Gray Ray Fletcher'56 Ford1375crash0
201912   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford2075overheating0
192188   Harry Dust  '56 Pontiac2575engine0
24253   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford150engine0
251122   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford050crash0
261353   Bill Tanner  '56 Ford050crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Frank Mundy133
  Danny Letner496
  Frank Mundy10112
  Danny Letner12154
  Frank Mundy16194
  Danny Letner208061
  Frank Mundy819717
  Danny Letner9815053