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1956-07


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NASCAR Grand National race number 7 of 56
Sunday, March 4, 1956 at Palm Beach Speedway, W. Palm Beach, FL
200 laps on a .500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:26:32
Average Speed: 68.99 mph
Pole Speed: 81.081 mph
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 5,200
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
2 1500B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge199600running32
3 292   Herb Thomas Smokey Yunick'56 Chevrolet195425running0
1 314W   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury199900running59
7 4501   Tim Flock Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge191200running0
21 57   Jim Reed Jim Reed'56 Chevrolet141 tire109
30 664   Al Keller Al Keller'56 Chevrolet200 disqualified0
25 798   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Dodge42 wheel0
9 849   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet189100running0
20 999   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford16850tire0
1710C97   Red Farmer J.M. Fitzgibbons'56 Chevrolet17750running0
4119   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford191335running0
812X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet189150running0
261333   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'55 Chevrolet29 crash0
241459   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'55 Oldsmobile60 rear end0
161597   Millard Wright Millard Wright'54 Oldsmobile17850running0
1316576   Jim Wilson Harvey Walters'56 Dodge18050running0
111755   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford18375running0
2318999   Jack Smith Joe Jones'56 Ford61 rf hub0
271972   John Dodd, Sr. John Dodd, Sr.'55 Ford28 crash0
62012   Ralph Moody Southeastern Dealers   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford191250running0
142132   Ted Cannady Ted Cannady'55 Chevrolet17950running0
222296   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'55 Oldsmobile83 shift lever0
152388   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'56 Oldsmobile17850running0
182478   Joel Million Ernest Woods'56 Oldsmobile17550running0
192519   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'55 Chevrolet17450running0
282675   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury22 carburetor0
52722   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford191290running0
2928424   Ralph Murray  '54 Oldsmobile2 steering0
102927   John McVitty John McVitty'56 Chevrolet187100running0
123042   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge18160running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker13232
  Jim Reed33141109
  Billy Myers14220059