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NASCAR Grand National race number 39 of 56
Sunday, August 19, 1956 at Bay Meadows Speedway, San Mateo, CA
250 laps* on a 1.000 mile dirt track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:31:00
Average Speed: 68.161 mph
Pole Speed: 81.614 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 145   Eddie Pagan Oscar Maples Ford Torrance, CA   (Eddie Pagan)'56 Ford2412,475running 
2 711   Parnelli Jones Vel Miletich'56 Ford2411,575running 
3 656   Chuck Meekins Jim Rush'56 Chevrolet2391,100running 
417225   Lloyd Dane Lloyd Dane'56 Mercury239750running 
51421   Scotty Cain Torrance Motors   (Scotty Cain)'56 Ford239550running 
6 231   Bill Hyde  '56 Dodge237450running 
71343   Bob Ross Bob Ross'56 Mercury235300running 
81112   Fireball Roberts Pete DePaolo'56 Ford233250running 
91277N   Gordon Haines Herb Eberhart'56 Dodge232200running 
10 888N   Ed Negre Ed Negre'56 Oldsmobile231250running 
111541   Ernie Young Walt Palozi'56 Pontiac228200running 
123514N   Bob Keefe Harold McClure'56 Ford227150piston 
132533   Carl Hammill Carl Hammill'56 Chevrolet226100running 
1428188   Jim Blomgren Lorrin Bates'56 Ford226100running 
15 998N   John Kieper John Kieper'56 Chevrolet225100running 
162671N   Clyde Palmer Herb Eberhart'56 Dodge225100running 
173166N   Lou Sherman  '56 Mercury224100running 
183025   Erick Erickson Erick Erickson'56 Pontiac21750running 
191889   Clyde Mitchell  '56 Ford21650running 
202052N   Harold Hardesty John Ross'56 Chevrolet21650running 
213355   Bill West  '54 Oldsmobile21540running 
222436   Bill Bade Joe Navarro'55 Chevrolet21440running 
23 42   Al Pombo Tom Roady'56 Dodge21240spun 
242368   Frank Secrist J.M. Wattenbarger'56 Chevrolet20740running 
253420   Howard Phillippi Howard Phillippi'56 Chevrolet18540running 
261015N   Royce Haggerty Curly Weida'56 Dodge17240crash 
27229   Jim Cook Floyd Johnson'56 Pontiac15440piston 
2815156   Art Watts  '56 Mercury13940rf hub 
293791   Reggie Ausmus  '55 Chevrolet13840overheating 
30 5551   Bill Moore Bill Moore'56 Pontiac11440fan belt 
312147   Bob Havemann Bob Havenmann'56 Pontiac11140engine 
322734   Sherman Clark Sherman Clark'55 Chevrolet10240driveshaft 
33291   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford7540engine 
343275N   Wally Gervais  '56 Oldsmobile5340engine 
35 3300B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler3540engine 
361030   Herb Thomas Jack Chatenay'56 Plymouth2090  
373683   Ole Anderson  '54 Ford940overheating 
* Race shortened to 241 laps due to crash.