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1956 Southern 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 44 of 56
Monday, September 3, 1956 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
364 laps on a 1.375 mile paved track (500.5 miles)

Time of race: 5:15:33
Average Speed: 95.167 mph
Pole Speed: 119.659 mph
Cautions: 7 for 68 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 70,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
Results not available.

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   William Pike (#74), Matt Gowan (#64), Bobby Boyd, Rat Garner (#17), Bryce Beck, Pete Yow (#03), Lee Petty (#42), Jud Larson (#69), Everett Brashear (#39), Joe Blair (#5)