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1956-26


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 26 of 47
Saturday, July 7, 1956 at Civic Stadium, Buffalo, NY
200 laps on a .250 mile paved track (50.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:05:38
Average Speed: 45.708 mph
Pole Speed: 48.622 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 7,892
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 112   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford200600running23
2 522   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford199475running0
3 37A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet199350running0
41649   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet199270crash0
5 426   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford197240rr tire177
6 976   Larry Frank Larry Frank'56 Mercury195210running0
7114   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth195160running0
8 286   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'55 Buick194110rf tire0
181719   Dick Walters  '56 Ford6100crash0
171045   Bill Brown Bill Brown'56 Mercury16100brakes0
16 7186   Gene Blair Don Oldenberg'56 Dodge145100transmission0
15145   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'56 Chevrolet163100engine0
141250   Ken Warmington  '56 Cadillac180100running0
13 948   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet180100overheating0
12132   Bill Lutz  '56 Ford181100rf tire0
11 698   Danny Letner Tom Harbison'56 Dodge182100rear end0
101555   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford188100running0
91977   Jimmy Massey Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet189100gearing0
19203   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford550engine0
201856   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler250transmission0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Weatherly12020
  Curtis Turner21197177
  Joe Weatherly1982003