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1956-05


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 5 of 47
Thursday, April 12, 1956 at Peach Bowl, Atlanta, GA
200 laps on a .250 mile paved track (50.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:57:13
Average Speed: 52.432 mph
Pole Speed: 55.08 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 3,000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 233   Fonty Flock Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet200750running77
2 598   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Dodge200575running0
3 386   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'56 Dodge198425running0
4 97A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet197335running0
5 890   Gene Blair Gene Blair'56 Mercury196300running0
6 67   Jimmy Thompson George Hilton'56 Mercury193250running0
71255   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford192200running0
8 1186   Darel Dieringer Don Oldenberg'56 Dodge190150running95
91871   Dick Joslin Bill Webb'56 Dodge189100brakes0
101420   Curly Martin  '56 Dodge188100spun0
11178   Ray Atkinson Ray Atkinson'56 Ford186100overheating0
121377   Dave Hirschfield Dave Hirschfield'55 Chevrolet171100rf tire0
131610   Don Gray Ray Fletcher'56 Ford170100rf tire0
14154   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth159100overheating0
152026   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford157100wheel bearing0
16 75   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'56 Chevrolet143100exhaust0
171076   Larry Frank Joe Holly'55 Oldsmobile134100brakes0
18113   Bill Lutz Gene Sauer'56 Ford124100rf tire0
192112   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford12250steering0
20 449   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet6750rf wheel28
211945   Bill Brown Bill Brown'56 Mercury0 engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fonty Flock13939
  Bob Welborn406728
  Darel Dieringer6816295
  Fonty Flock16320038