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1956-26


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NASCAR Grand National race number 26 of 56
Friday, June 15, 1956 at Southern States Fairgrounds, Charlotte, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:47:06
Average Speed: 56.022 mph
Pole Speed: 59.661 mph
Cautions: 2 for 6 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 7,800
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
171662   Bobby Waddell  '56 Chevrolet30100brakes0
919203   Pete Yow Pete Yow'56 Buick150100carburetor0
141255   Junior Johnson Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'56 Pontiac69100clutch0
8 312   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford150150crash0
161482   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford30100distributor0
7 611   Tim Flock Mauri Rose'56 Chevrolet180300engine0
18 9271   Billy Carden  '56 Mercury24100engine0
610500B   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge186250fuel0
121175   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury115100oil pressure0
111894   Ed Cole Ed Cole'56 Mercury134100overheating0
13 414   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury106100piston0
5 5300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler189290quit0
1 2300C   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler200650running174
2 899   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford195525running0
3 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge195400running0
101734A   Richard Riley  '56 Oldsmobile141100running0
4 122   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford193320rear end26
15159   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford66100rear end0
191334   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford1650spindle0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson111
  Fireball Roberts22726
  Speedy Thompson28200173