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1956-45


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 45 of 47
Saturday, September 29, 1956 at Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds, Spartanburg, SC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:56:14
Average Speed: 51.618 mph
Pole Speed: 59.92 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 22 sec
Attendance: 2,950
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
19 498   Allen Adkins Tom Harbison'56 Dodge 50a frame0
201755   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford 50crash0
211286   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'55 Buick 50crash0
23230   Jim Donovan Ray Fletcher'56 Ford850crash0
171914   Bob Beck Bob Beck'56 Chevrolet 100gas line0
16137A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet 110gas tank0
18 82   Bill Lutz  '56 Ford 100head gasket0
2220155   Whitey Gerken  '56 Dodge 50oil leak0
1 226   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford200500running156
2 112   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford200425running44
3 622   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford 325running0
4 349   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet 300running0
5 733   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet 275running0
6 534   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet 250running0
7 948   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet 200running0
8105   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'56 Chevrolet 175running0
91177   Larry Frank L.D. Fish'56 Chevrolet 150running0
102145   Bun Emery Bill Brown'56 Mercury 150running0
1118711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet 125running0
12153   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford 125running0
131441   Billy Rafter C.M. Julian'56 Dodge 125running0
142256   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler 125running0
15164   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth 125transmission0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner188
  Joe Weatherly95244
  Curtis Turner53200148