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1956-41


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NASCAR Grand National race number 41 of 56
Thursday, August 23, 1956 at Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds, Spartanburg, SC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:50:21
Average Speed: 54.372 mph
Pole Speed: 61.433 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 112   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford200850running133
21075   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury198625running0
3 6X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet198450running0
4 392   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet196350running0
5 8296   Speedy Thompson Pete DePaolo'56 Ford193310engine67
6 782   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford193250running0
718300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler192200running0
8 522   Fireball Roberts Pete DePaolo'56 Ford192150running0
912100   Wayne Fielden Dave Everett'56 Chevrolet190100running0
1011264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth176100rear end0
11 941   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'56 Dodge148100rear end0
121450   Roy Bentley Marion Cox'56 Ford142100running0
131335   Fred Frazier Fred Frazier'56 Ford104100crash0
14 442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge97100a frame0
151562   Jimmy Pardue  '55 Chevrolet28100wheel0
161728   Jim Watkins  '55 Chevrolet27100engine0
171614   Joe Bill McGraw  '56 Ford18100fuel pump0
18 24   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury10100axle0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ralph Moody1126126
  Speedy Thompson12719367
  Ralph Moody1942007