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1956-56


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NASCAR Grand National race number 56 of 56
Sunday, November 18, 1956 at Wilson Speedway, Wilson, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:58:35
Average Speed: 50.597 mph
Pole Speed: 60.16 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 foot
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
191316   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet10150bearing0
232249   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford2825crash0
221135   Bunk Moore Fred Frazier'56 Ford3625dq0
181675   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury156100electrical0
202411   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'56 Chevrolet5150engine0
101586   Doug Cox John Foster'56 Ford194100fuel0
1 1300B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler200950running14
2 6112   Joe Weatherly DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford200675running2
3 3300   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler200475running184
4 922   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford200365running0
5 597   Bill Amick DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford199320running0
61498   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Ford198250running0
7 7297   Billy Carden Pete DePaolo'56 Ford198200running0
8 212   Ralph Moody Pete DePaolo'56 Ford197150running0
91242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge194100running0
112083   Johnny Dodson Johnny Dodson'56 Chevrolet192100running0
12 4322   Gwyn Staley  '56 Ford192100running0
131964   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth187100running0
14 8500   Jack Smith Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge172100running0
152119   James Jones James Jones'56 Ford169100running0
16104   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury167100running0
171759   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Plymouth167100running0
21183   Bill Champion John Whitford'56 Ford3625rear end0
24236   Earl Moss  '56 Mercury2225rr axle0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson1184184
  Buck Baker18519713
  Joe Weatherly1981992
  Buck Baker2002001