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1956-03


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NASCAR Grand National race number 3 of 56
Sunday, November 20, 1955 at Willow Springs Speedway, Lancaster, CA
80 laps on a 2.500 mile road course (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:00:25
Average Speed: 66.512 mph
Pole Speed: 76.556 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: 500 feet
Attendance: 17,000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 222   Chuck Stevenson Carl Dane'56 Ford801,570running54
2 398   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Ford801,130running26
3 515   Johnny Mantz Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury791,130running0
4 17   Jim Reed Jim Reed'56 Chevrolet79580running0
5 42   Allen Adkins Gus Davis'55 Dodge78445running0
62499   George Seeger Oscar Maples'56 Ford78350running0
71210   Scotty Cain Scotty Cain'56 Ford77260running0
8 834   Sherman Clark Sherman Clark'55 Chevrolet77215running0
91056   Chuck Meekins Jim Rush'55 Chevrolet77165running0
121889   Jim Blomgren Lorrin Bates'54 Mercury76160running0
11238   Jim Sills  '55 Mercury76150running0
103247   Lloyd Dane Lloyd Dane'55 Mercury76150running0
13 949   Bob Ruppert Ellingham Body'55 Chevrolet76115running0
141133   Bill West Jim Dane'53 Hudson76110running0
151696   Danny Letner Cos Cancilla'56 Oldsmobile75110running0
161445   Eddie Pagan Eddie Pagan'55 Chevrolet75110running0
18 625   Erick Erickson Erick Erickson'54 Buick7490running0
201712   Bill Stammer Bill Stammer'55 Chevrolet7385running0
192955   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford7475running0
17255   Gordon Campbell Don Oliver'53 Oldsmobile7475running0
23 726   Ed Brown Ed Brown'55 Chevrolet7255running0
29196   Bill Hyde Herb Eberhart'54 Oldsmobile6750running0
261337   Bill Stacy  '55 Ford7050running0
243540   Elgin Holmes  '55 Oldsmobile7150running0
252627   Don Stanyer Jack Chatenay'55 Plymouth7040running0
223477   Bob Stanclift Herb Eberhart'54 Dodge7240running0
272191   Jim Cook Art Krebs'55 Plymouth7040running0
2831210   Tom Francis  '54 Ford6840running0
212730   Fred Steinbroner Fred Steinbroner'55 Chevrolet7240running0
303653   Herb Crawford  '53 Studebaker6340running0
321595   Clyde Palmer  '54 Oldsmobile6140running0
363780   Arley Scranton Arley Scranton'51 Ford930brakes0
352043   Len Fraker Floyd Johnson'51 Hudson1030crankshaft0
342241   Ernie Young Walt Palozi'52 Plymouth2530overheating0
332848   Bill Moore Bill Moore'56 Ford4630head0
313390   Dick Getty Dick Getty'51 Ford6230running0
373071   Fred Bince Ralph Briggs'53 Hudson330rod0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Chuck Stevenson11919
  Marvin Panch20256
  Chuck Stevenson263813
  Marvin Panch39435
  Chuck Stevenson44463
  Marvin Panch476115
  Chuck Stevenson628019