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1956-50


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NASCAR Grand National race number 50 of 56
Sunday, September 30, 1956 at Orange Speedway, Hillsboro, NC
110 laps on a .900 mile dirt track (99.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:21:40
Average Speed: 72.734 mph
Pole Speed: 88.067 mph
Cautions: 4
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 7,200
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
23 7264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth625oil pressure0
2 3300B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler110675running80
15 431   Bill Champion John Whitford'56 Ford59100a frame0
81994   Ed Cole Ed Cole'55 Mercury97150running0
181083   Johnny Dodson Johnny Dodson'56 Chevrolet45100steering0
1318418   George Green George Green'56 Chevrolet68100stalled0
222220   Buck Hall W.R. Waldron'55 Buick1125transmission0
61419   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'56 Ford101250running0
72096   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'55 Chevrolet99200running0
101516   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet84100running0
9 212   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford88100running0
51335   Bunk Moore Fred Frazier'56 Ford107320running0
14 96   Earl Moss  '56 Mercury62100engine0
20234   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury2750fire0
19 875   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury4350engine0
121242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge68100a frame0
111659   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Plymouth83100rr axle0
171760   Brownie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Chevrolet49100crash0
1 622   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford110950running28
4 592   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet108365running0
3 1300   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler108475running2
211162   Bobby Waddell  '56 Chevrolet1825crash0
1621203   Pete Yow Pete Yow'56 Ford53100brakes0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson122
  Buck Baker33432
  Fireball Roberts35351
  Buck Baker366833
  Fireball Roberts69691
  Buck Baker708415
  Fireball Roberts8511026