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1956-06


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NASCAR Grand National race number 6 of 56
Sunday, February 26, 1956 at Beach & Road Course, Daytona Beach, FL
39 laps* on a 4.100 mile road course (159.9 miles)

Time of race: 1:40:24
Average Speed: 90.657 mph
Pole Speed: 135.747 mph
Cautions: 2 for 2 laps
Margin of Victory: 57 sec
Attendance: 29,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
46631   Bobby Myers Ansel Rakestraw'55 Chevrolet   0
274510   Jim Cushman Jim Cushman'56 Buick 50 0
1660100   Ken Milligan Dave Everett'56 Chrysler 90running0
4962108   Tommy Herzberg Lem Svajian'55 Chevrolet   0
7680113   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'56 Chevrolet  crash0
32212   Ralph Moody Southeastern Dealers   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford371,450running0
3761123   Charles Oldham Charles Oldham'56 Chevrolet 25 0
7723144   Al Tasnady Al Tasnady'55 Plymouth0 crash0
22414W   Billy Myers Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'56 Mercury372,375running0
2450155   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford 60 0
6934157   Dick Linder Woody Brougher'56 Ford   0
8 615W   Bob Korf Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury 400running0
144916   Ray Chaike Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet 100running0
4569166   Bud Palmer W.E. Campbell'55 Chevrolet   0
396819   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'55 Chevrolet 25 0
11252   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet 160running0
5056203   Pete Yow Strickland Motor Co.   (Pete Yow)'55 Buick   0
738204   Darvin Randahl Darvin Randahl'56 Ford 500running0
7564206   Jimmy Mairs  '55 Buick  crash0
794721   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford0 did not start0
7839211   John Hamby J.V. Hamby'55 Plymouth0 crash0
593222   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford   0
47 5226   Russ Truelove Bob White'56 Mercury  crash0
3173230   Benny DeRosier Adelmo Tiezzi'54 Hudson 25 0
4267264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'55 Plymouth   0
5148265   W.H. Atkinson W.H. Atkinson'56 Ford   0
5679271   Dick Blackwell  '56 Mercury   0
60 4285   Ed Kretz Stephens Pontiac   (Jim Stephens)'56 Pontiac   0
61 3286   Cotton Owens Stephens Pontiac   (Jim Stephens)'56 Pontiac   0
68 7290   Jack Choquette Bob Osiecki'56 Dodge   0
1914300   Charlie Scott Kiekhaefer Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler 75running0
1 1300A   Tim Flock Kiekhaefer Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'56 Chrysler374,025running34
4311300B   Frank Mundy Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler   0
20 9301   Buck Baker Kiekhaefer Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler 75running0
7420321   Buddy Krebs Harvey Walters'56 Dodge  crash0
3541330   Don Bailey Don Bailey'56 Ford 25 0
327034   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford 25 0
1358342   Jack Radtke Hanlon Motors'56 Ford 110running0
2677390   Ray Thompson Johnny McCoy'56 Studebaker 50 0
2166396   Dave Lundman  '56 Chevrolet 60 0
155540   Gene Simpson Bud Harbaugh'55 Buick 100running0
2576411   Pat Zocano  '56 Chevrolet 60 0
121842   Lee Petty Volusia Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'56 Dodge 135running0
6672424   Johnny Osteen  '54 Oldsmobile   0
8065444   Sonny Black Sonny Black'55 Chevrolet0 did not start0
651449   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet   0
17785   Bill Blair Joe Blair'56 Dodge 80running0
71 2500   Speedy Thompson Kiekhaefer Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'56 Dodge   0
1012500B   Fonty Flock Kiekhaefer Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'56 Dodge 200running0
5428505   Charlie Cregar Charlie Cregar'56 Chevrolet   0
402655   Junior Johnson Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'56 Pontiac 25crash0
625156   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford   0
7317576   Jim Wilson Harvey Walters'56 Dodge1 crash0
575359   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'55 Oldsmobile   0
55156   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'56 Dodge   0
231963   Lyle Scott Lyle Scott'56 Chrysler 60 0
64064   Al Keller Al Keller'56 Chevrolet 600running0
2974640   Ken Love Ken Love'56 Ford 50 0
484568   Bill Widenhouse Fred Sheibert'56 Ford   0
5277   Jim Reed Jim Reed'56 Chevrolet 700running0
6443719   Joy Fair Menschneider Bros.   (Russell Wainscott)'56 Dodge  clutch0
33 875   Jim Paschal Frank Hayworth'56 Mercury 25 3
3054761   David Ezell S.G. Russell'56 Chevrolet 50 0
387177   Walt Schubert Bob Bunselmeyer'55 Ford 25 0
673178   Joel Million Ernest Woods'56 Oldsmobile   0
53428   Gene White  '56 Buick   0
415784   Kenneth Wagner Lawson & Netti'56 Ford   0
41688   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'56 Oldsmobile 900running0
44379   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford   0
183591   Donald Thomas Donald Thomas'56 Ford 75running0
91092   Herb Thomas Smokey Yunick'56 Chevrolet36250running0
287596   Eddie Skinner Curtis Reid'55 Oldsmobile 50 0
632997   Danny Letner Ed Hastings'56 Ford   0
722198   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Dodge   0
523699   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford   0
7046999   Jack Smith Joe Jones'56 Ford   0
3459B-29   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'56 Ford 25 0
3652C97   Red Farmer J.M. Fitzgibbons'56 Chevrolet 25 0
5833M-1   Tommy Thompson Fish Carburetor   (Bob Fish)'55 Buick   0
2230X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet 60 0
* Race shortened to 37 laps due to incoming tide.

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jimmy Ayers3Dodge
Martin EdwardsDodge
Hal Prentice333Dodge
Don Mitchell310Chevrolet
Louis Headley243Chevrolet
Mike Diviney214Chevrolet
Jake Hatcher205Joseph HatcherFord
George Henderson142Ford
Peck Peckham74Chevrolet
C.E. Wood60Ford
Bob Pronger44Ford
Ted Cannady32Chevrolet
Bunk Moore20Williamson BuickW.R. WaldronBuick
Mickey Rorer17Studebaker
Marty Nichols16AChevrolet
Bill CintiaFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock12323
  Jim Paschal24263
  Tim Flock273711