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1956-20


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NASCAR Grand National race number 20 of 56
Sunday, May 27, 1956 at Charlotte Speedway, Charlotte, NC
133 laps on a .750 mile dirt track (99.8 miles)

Time of race: 1:32:16
Average Speed: 64.866 mph
Pole Speed: 76.966 mph
Cautions: 3 for 9 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 3,900
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1218100   Ken Milligan Dave Everett'56 Chevrolet12160running0
10 914   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury123100running0
201419   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'56 Ford6650push rod0
8 82   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet127150running0
161324   Bobby Waddell Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet10350piston0
1423264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'55 Plymouth11250running0
2316271   Billy Carden  '56 Mercury48 bearing0
325300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler132475running38
1 1300C   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler1331,100running95
111534   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford12275running0
222234A   Charlie Jackson  '55 Oldsmobile53 gas line0
5 342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge131310running0
132048   Al Watkins Don Holcomb'56 Ford12050running0
2 2502   Junior Johnson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge133600running0
91755   Jack Smith Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'56 Pontiac127100running0
241259   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Buick2 radiator0
4 775   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury131365running0
1724760   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet8350running0
25 67A   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'56 Chevrolet0 crash0
7 482   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford129200running0
6 59   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford129250running0
151994   Ed Cole Clarence DeZalia'55 Mercury11050running0
192196   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'55 Chevrolet7350piston0
181099   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford7850electrical0
2111X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet53 radiator0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson14747
  Buck Baker485811
  Speedy Thompson598224
  Buck Baker839816
  Speedy Thompson9911820
  Buck Baker11912911
  Speedy Thompson1301334