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1956-01


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NASCAR Grand National race number 1 of 56
Sunday, November 13, 1955 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
200 laps on a .400 mile dirt track (80.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:24:16
Average Speed: 56.962 mph
Pole Speed: 68.965 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of Victory: 7 sec
Attendance: 7,500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
111304   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet19375running0
1224141   Reds Kagle Hoss Kagle'55 Chevrolet19160running0
172516   Fred Harb Fred Harb'54 Dodge18550running0
6122   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet198270running0
291924   Bobby Waddell Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet24 coil0
302125   Speedy Thompson Mauri Rose Engineering   (Mauri Rose)'55 Chevrolet23 overheating0
193128   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile18350running0
2716296   Bob Flock Mauri Rose Engineering   (Mauri Rose)'55 Chevrolet45 crash0
817297   Fonty Flock DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford194150running0
1 1301   Tim Flock Carl Kiekhaefer'55 Chrysler2001,150running183
182832   Ted Cannady Ted Cannady'53 Ford18550running0
3 242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge200505running17
51044   Jim Paschal Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet199360running0
101546   Billy Myers Hugh Babb'55 Chevrolet193100running0
13 849   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'55 Chevrolet19150running0
26295   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'55 Buick77 crash0
14266   Ralph Liguori Al Wheatley'55 Mercury18950running0
25 67   Jim Reed Jim Reed'55 Chevrolet79 crash0
15 970   Cotton Owens Lancaster Brothers'55 Chevrolet18850running0
231472   John Dodd, Jr. John Dodd, Sr.'55 Ford106 lr axle0
7 587   Buck Baker Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford198200running0
241888   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile100 gasket0
212089   Ned Jarrett Ned Jarrett'55 Buick123 rear end0
28 79   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford35 radiator0
2023900   Johnny Roberts Johnny Roberts'55 Chevrolet15550running0
311191   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'55 Chevrolet199 disqualified0
163092   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet18750rr axle0
222297   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'56 Ford115 rf hub0
92798   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'55 Oldsmobile194100running0
2 399   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford200720running0
4 4B-29   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'56 Ford199365running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock1121121
  Lee Petty12213817
  Tim Flock13920062