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1956-17


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NASCAR Grand National race number 17 of 56
Sunday, May 13, 1956 at Orange Speedway, Hillsboro, NC
100 laps on a .900 mile dirt track (90.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:04:30
Average Speed: 83.72 mph
Pole Speed: 89.305 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.5 lap
Attendance: 7,500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 1300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler1001,100running43
2 2300C   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler100700running57
3 842   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge100475running0
4 422   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford100365running0
5 9286   Cotton Owens Jim Stephens'56 Pontiac99310running0
6112   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet99250running0
7129   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford98200running0
81012   Ralph Moody Southeastern Dealers   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford98150running0
10 714   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury96100running0
92349   Jimmy Massey Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet96100running0
11 6300B   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler9575running0
12 582   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford9560running0
202894   Ed Cole Clarence DeZalia'55 Mercury9050running0
193196   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'55 Chevrolet9150running0
1830264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'55 Plymouth9250running0
172548   Al Watkins Don Holcomb'56 Ford9250running0
161619   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'56 Ford9250running0
15247A   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'56 Chevrolet9350idler0
1417113   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'56 Chevrolet9450running0
1319X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet9450running0
30145   Bill Blair Joe Blair'56 Dodge43 tire0
2918271   Billy Carden  '56 Mercury48 spindle0
281375   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury51 battery0
2726204   Darvin Randahl Darvin Randahl'56 Ford53 bearings0
26 399   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford54 brakes0
252734A   Charlie Jackson  '54 Oldsmobile57 rear end0
242059   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Plymouth63 rod0
2322302   Pete Yow Pete Yow'55 Buick80 running0
2229760   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet81 running0
211534   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford81 crash0
3121285   Don Carr Jim Stephens'56 Pontiac10 rf hub0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson15757
  Buck Baker5810043