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1956 Syracuse 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 9 of 12
Saturday, September 8, 1956 at New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:06:05
Average Speed: 90.804 mph
Pole Speed: 97.482 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 344   Tony Bettenhausen Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy1003,750running82200
2112   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1002,700running0160
3 645   Johnny Thomson D-A Lubricants   (Racing Associates)Kuzma / Offy1001,500running18140
4 415   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy99975running0120
51381   George Amick Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy99900running0100
6 58   Ed Elisian John ZinkWatson / Offy99750running080
7 126   Earl Motter Hart FullertonKurtis / Offy99600running060
8 741   Billy Garrett Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy99562running050
91573   Andy Linden McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Turner / Offy99525running040
101862   Rodger Ward Roger WolcottLesovsky / Offy99488running030
111716   Don Freeland Bob EstesPhillips / Offy99450running020
121451   Eddie Sachs Ray BradyKurtis / Offy98375running010
13 97   Pat O'Connor Sumar   (Chapman Root)Blough / Offy98337running0 
14 876   Jimmy Daywalt LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy97300running0 
151674   Don Branson Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Templeton / Offy97263running0 
16 212   Al Keller Pat ClancyEwing / Offy96150running0 
171214   Bob Veith Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy52150crash0 
181021   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman)Watson / Offy31 fuel line0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tommy Hinnershitz57Iddings
Speed McFee95Unverdorben
Jimmy Reece5Chapman
Jack Turner54Travelon Trailer
Van Johnson35Pete Wales
Bill Cheesbourg58Ray Brady
Charles Musselman55Traylor
Jim Rathmann78Hopkins
Dick Rathman46Glessner
Roy Graham84Holynski

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Thomson11818
  Jimmy Bryan1910082