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1956-04


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 4 of 47
Sunday, April 8, 1956 at Champion Speedway, Fayetteville, NC
150 laps on a .333 mile paved track (50.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:01:31
Average Speed: 48.719 mph
Pole Speed: 61.89 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 15 sec
Attendance: 4,500
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 149   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet150700running59
2 233   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet150525running41
3 6186   Darel Dieringer Don Oldenberg'55 Buick145375running0
4137   Jimmy Thompson George Hilton'56 Mercury144285running0
5 586   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'56 Dodge143250running0
6127A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet133210running0
7 490   Gene Blair Gene Blair'56 Mercury133160overheating0
81555   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford130110rf wheel0
9168   Ray Atkinson Ray Atkinson'56 Dodge126100rf wheel0
101776   Larry Frank Joe Holly'55 Oldsmobile123100rf tire0
11 35   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'56 Chevrolet121100rf tire17
12 712   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford89100rf tire0
13 977   Dave Hirschfield Dave Hirschfield'55 Chevrolet84100rf tire0
14113   Bill Lutz Gene Sauer'56 Ford74100rf tire0
151410   Don Gray Ray Fletcher'56 Ford65100rf tire0
16 826   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford55100crash33
171045   Bill Brown Bill Brown'56 Mercury19100engine0
181827   Jack Lawrence Jack Lawrence'55 Plymouth1100engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bob Welborn12222
  Curtis Turner235533
  Tom Pistone567217
  Jimmy Massey7311139
  Bob Welborn11213120
  Jimmy Massey1321332
  Bob Welborn13415017