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1956-53


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NASCAR Grand National race number 53 of 56
Tuesday, October 23, 1956 at Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Shelby, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:51:00
Average Speed: 54.054 mph
Pole Speed: 58.479 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 2 cl
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 5300B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler200850running1
2 797   Bill Amick DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford200625running 
3 298   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Ford200450running 
4 4500B   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge197350running 
51282   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford191310running 
6 8297   Billy Carden DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford191250running 
71483   Johnny Dodson Johnny Dodson'56 Chevrolet189200running 
816264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth184150running 
92696   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'55 Chevrolet175100running 
102075   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury156100engine 
112462   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet142100running 
12 922   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford142100running 
131516   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet132100crash 
141825   Jim Donovan Sam McCuthen'56 Chevrolet132100running 
152313   Jesse James Taylor Jesse James Taylor'56 Ford126100running 
1625203   Pete Yow Pete Yow'56 Ford118100running 
171392   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet109100crash 
18 3296   Jack Smith Pete DePaolo'56 Ford109100crash 
19104   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury10950crash 
20 612   Ralph Moody Pete DePaolo'56 Ford10950crash 
211142   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge10850crash 
2217418   George Green George Green'56 Chevrolet10350crash 
23196   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'56 Dodge9850coil 
242160   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet9450running 
25 186   Doug Cox John Foster'56 Ford7050fire 
262241   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'56 Dodge2550engine