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1956-41


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NASCAR Grand National race number 41 of 56
Thursday, August 23, 1956 at Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds, Spartanburg, SC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:50:21
Average Speed: 54.372 mph
Pole Speed: 61.433 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
3 6X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet198450running0
4 392   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet196350running0
912100   Wayne Fielden Dave Everett'56 Chevrolet190100running0
151562   Jimmy Pardue  '55 Chevrolet28100wheel0
161728   Jim Watkins  '55 Chevrolet27100engine0
718300   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler192200running0
11 941   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'56 Dodge148100rear end0
14 442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge97100a frame0
1 112   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford200850running133
5 8296   Speedy Thompson Pete DePaolo'56 Ford193310engine67
6 782   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford193250running0
8 522   Fireball Roberts Pete DePaolo'56 Ford192150running0
121450   Roy Bentley Marion Cox'56 Ford142100running0
131335   Fred Frazier Fred Frazier'56 Ford104100crash0
171614   Joe Bill McGraw  '56 Ford18100fuel pump0
21075   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury198625running0
18 24   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury10100axle0
1011264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth176100rear end0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ralph Moody1126126
  Speedy Thompson12719367
  Ralph Moody1942007