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1956-04


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NASCAR Grand National race number 4 of 56
Sunday, December 11, 1955 at Palm Beach Speedway, W. Palm Beach, FL
200 laps on a .500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:31:50
Average Speed: 65.009 mph
Pole Speed: 78.912 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 4,500
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
16 799   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam) Ford11750bearing 
17203   Al Watkins Al Watkins'55 Ford8950bearing 
1511C97   Red Farmer J.M. Fitzgibbons'56 Chevrolet14750crash 
19 1301   Fonty Flock Carl Kiekhaefer'55 Chrysler6550crash 
22 29   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford200 disqualified 
23 57   Jim Reed Jim Reed Chevrolet200 disqualified 
211297   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'56 Ford2550engine 
13 998   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Ford14850gasket 
181828   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile6750overheating 
1 392   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet1991,100running 
2 464   Al Keller Al Keller'56 Chevrolet198700running 
3 646   Billy Myers Hugh Babb'55 Chevrolet197475running 
4 887   Buck Baker Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford195365running 
51342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge193310running 
62244   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet191250running 
71733   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'55 Chevrolet191200running 
81588   Blackie Pitt Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile180150running 
91491   Jack Choquette  '54 Oldsmobile173100running 
10101   Bobby Myers  '55 Chevrolet177100running 
112331   Bill Thurber  '55 Studebaker17375running 
1216900   Johnny Roberts Johnny Roberts'55 Chevrolet17260running 
141918   Dick Burns  '53 Oldsmobile14850running 
202127   John McVitty John McVitty'55 Chevrolet6250radiator