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1956-52


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NASCAR Grand National race number 52 of 56
Sunday, October 14, 1956 at Charlotte Speedway, Charlotte, NC
133 laps on a .750 mile dirt track (99.8 miles)

Time of race: 1:22:49
Average Speed: 72.268 mph
Pole Speed: 75.041 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 6,800
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 2300B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler133950running104
2 112   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford133675running15
31298   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Ford132475running0
4 875   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury132365running0
5 797   Bill Amick DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford130320running0
6 3300   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler129250running14
7 692   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet127200running0
8 542   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge127150running0
182262   Bobby Waddell  '55 Chevrolet105100running0
172394   Ed Cole Ed Cole'55 Mercury110100running0
161531   Bill Champion John Whitford'56 Ford110100engine0
151825   Jim Donovan Sam McCuthen'56 Chevrolet115100running0
141913   Jesse James Taylor Jesse James Taylor'56 Ford118100running0
131760   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet118100running0
1220418   George Green George Green'56 Chevrolet118100running0
111383   Johnny Dodson Johnny Dodson'56 Chevrolet125100running0
10 422   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford126100running0
92616   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet126100running0
202196   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'55 Chevrolet10250running0
1924209   Jim Mundy Pete Stewart'56 Plymouth10450running0
261634   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford30 rr hub0
251127   Billy Carden  '56 Mercury44 spindle0
24 94   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury92 a frame0
2327111   John Fite Joe George'55 Plymouth96 running0
2210264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth97 radiator0
2125203   Pete Yow Pete Yow'56 Ford99 running0
271459   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Plymouth21 engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Speedy Thompson11414
  Ralph Moody152915
  Buck Baker30133104