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1956-23


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NASCAR Grand National race number 23 of 56
Wednesday, May 30, 1956 at New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY
150 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:44:26
Average Speed: 86.179 mph
Pole Speed: 83.975 mph
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 laps
Attendance: 6,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 1300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler1501,900running141
3 27   Jim Reed Jim Reed'56 Chevrolet146950running0
6 314   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury144375fuel pump0
4 442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge145700running0
8 5340   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'56 Chrysler142275running0
2 675   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury1471,300running0
22 795   Bob Duell Julian Buesink'56 Ford2350lr tire0
5 82   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet145535running0
16 9285   Don Carr Jim Stephens'56 Pontiac120100engine0
241059   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Buick135crash0
201181   Frank Jamison  '55 Chevrolet8850overheating0
101210   Nolan Swift Jim Cushman'56 Buick137125running0
12131   Ken Seibel    134100running0
1314230   Benny DeRosier Adelmo Tiezzi'54 Hudson129100running0
1415179   John Lindsay John Lindsay'55 Chevrolet126100running0
1116147   Hoss Kagle Hoss Kagle'56 Chevrolet135100running0
2117195   Jim Rhoades  '55 Packard8350piston0
181877   Walt Schubert Bob Bunselmeyer'55 Ford114100running0
191941   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'55 Dodge11450running0
232011   Sonny Walters    2050overheating0
15213   Curley Hatfield  '55 Chevrolet121100running0
1722211   George Cork  '55 Plymouth117100running0
723300C   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler144325running9
924226   Russ Truelove Bob White'56 Mercury141150running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker1102102
  Speedy Thompson1031119
  Buck Baker11215039