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1956-24


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NASCAR Grand National race number 24 of 56
Sunday, June 3, 1956 at Merced Fairgrounds, Merced, CA
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:06:47
Average Speed: 47.325 mph
Pole Speed: 58.234 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
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
1 1300B   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler200910running 
2 552   Harold Hardesty John Ross'56 Chevrolet200650running 
3 830   Jim Graham Fury Racers   (Jack Chatenay)'56 Plymouth200495running 
4 2225   Lloyd Dane Lloyd Dane'56 Mercury198375running 
51245   Eddie Pagan Eddie Pagan'56 Ford197310running 
61088   John Kieper John Kieper'56 Oldsmobile194250running 
72056   Chuck Meekins Jim Rush'56 Chevrolet194200running 
8 743   Bob Ross  '56 Mercury190200running 
92725   Erick Erickson Erick Erickson'54 Buick190125running 
101134   Sherman Clark Sherman Clark'55 Chevrolet185110running 
1117188   Jim Blomgren Lorrin Bates'56 Ford183100running 
122214   Bob Keefe Harold McClure'56 Ford183100running 
13 311   Parnelli Jones Vel Miletich'56 Ford18160wheel 
1423101   Lucky Long William Long'56 Chevrolet18050crash 
151920   Howard Phillippi Howard Phillippi'55 Chevrolet17250running 
16169   Jim Cook Floyd Johnson'56 Pontiac16850running 
172475   Bill Sullivan  '54 Ford16250running 
182547   Nick Lari Nick Lari'56 Ford15550running 
19155   Clyde Palmer Al Liggons'55 Mercury14950running 
20142   Al Pombo Tom Roady'55 Dodge12250crash 
2121352   Bob Francy Bob Francy'55 Chevrolet91 shocks 
22 977   Gordon Haines Herb Eberhart'56 Dodge7710overheating 
23 448   Bill Moore Bill Moore'56 Ford6630piston 
24 600   Dick Getty Dick Getty'56 Chevrolet5510overheating 
252655   Don Hamilton  '56 Studebaker53 engine 
261812   John Lansaw John Lansaw'56 Chevrolet19 radiator 
2713551   Jack Richardson Evan Mecham'56 Pontiac8 piston 
28288   Owen Loggins  '54 Dodge0 rods