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1956-36


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NASCAR Grand National race number 36 of 56
Friday, August 3, 1956 at Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:39:50
Average Speed: 60.1 mph
Pole Speed: 64.655 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: 0.25 lap
Attendance: 7,500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
4 492   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet196350running0
8107   Augie Howerton  '56 Chevrolet181150running0
9 6300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler173100coil0
5 242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge193310differential168
11 1500   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge25100engine25
2 312   Ralph Moody Pete DePaolo'56 Ford200625running0
3 522   Fireball Roberts Pete DePaolo'56 Ford198450running0
711264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Ford189200running0
101259   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Ford100100fuel pump0
1 875   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury200850running7
6 9551   Bill Moore Bill Moore'56 Pontiac190250running0
12 788   Jack Zink John Zink'56 Pontiac10100overheating0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson12525
  Lee Petty26193168
  Jim Paschal1942007