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1956 NASCAR Grand National Results


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40 races on dirt tracks
13 races on paved tracks
3 races on road courses

11 short track races
2 superspeedway races

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# Date Site Cars Winner(s) St Make / Model Len Sfc Miles Purse Pole Cau Laps Speed LC
4409/03/56Darlington70Curtis Turner11'56 Ford1.375P50135,365119.65976895.16713
111/13/55Hickory31Tim Flock 1'55 Chrysler.400D804,45568.96542356.9622
1805/20/56Martinsville35Buck Baker 1'56 Dodge.500P25010,27566.10372060.8245
2005/27/56Charlotte25Speedy Thompson 1'56 Chrysler.750D1004,28576.9663964.8666
211/20/55Charlotte27Fonty Flock 1'55 Chrysler.750D1014,28570.4962761.8250
2706/22/56Rochester21Speedy Thompson11'56 Chrysler.500D1004,28557.4341757.2883
2606/15/56Charlotte19Speedy Thompson 2'56 Chrysler.500D1003,93559.6612656.0223
703/04/56W. Palm Beach30Billy Myers 3'56 Mercury.500P1003,88581.0811368.9902
2305/30/56Syracuse24Buck Baker 1'56 Chrysler1.000D1507,72083.9751386.1792
1405/06/56Concord30Speedy Thompson 1'56 Chrysler.500D1004,28565.2411361.6332
602/26/56Daytona Beach76Tim Flock 1'56 Chrysler4.100R15213,200135.7472290.6572
5110/07/56Newport22Fireball Roberts14'56 Ford.500D1004,33565.5970061.4752
311/20/55Lancaster37Chuck Stevenson 2'56 Ford2.500R2007,74076.5560066.5127
3708/12/56Elkhart Lake26Tim Flock 6'56 Mercury4.100R25813,050 0073.8584
3608/03/56Oklahoma City12Jim Paschal 8'56 Mercury.500D1003,58564.6550060.1002
3107/07/56Spartanburg18Lee Petty 8'56 Dodge.500D1004,28558.900  50.483 
4809/23/56Portland19Lloyd Dane '56 Ford.500P1254,400   .000 
3507/29/56Montgomery14Marvin Panch 1'56 Ford.500P1003,98569.444  67.252 
5210/14/56Charlotte27Buck Baker 2'56 Chrysler.750D1004,48575.041  72.2683
501/22/56Phoenix30Buck Baker12'55 Chrysler1.000D1505,99071.315  64.408 
2205/30/56Eureka25Herb Thomas 6'56 Chrysler.625D784,28534.070  38.814 
3908/19/56San Mateo37Eddie Pagan 1'56 Ford1.000D2419,63081.614  68.161 
5611/18/56Wilson24Buck Baker 1'56 Chrysler.500D1004,58560.160  50.597 
903/25/56Atlanta28Buck Baker23'56 Chrysler1.000D1004,76082.154  70.6431
4308/26/56Portland19Royce Haggerty 8'56 Dodge.500P1234,75565.861  .000 
1305/05/56Columbia26Speedy Thompson 2'56 Dodge.500D1004,28563.2742 54.5453
3007/04/56Raleigh36Fireball Roberts32'56 Ford1.000P25013,42582.5871 79.8226
4709/23/56Langhorne44Paul Goldsmith 2'56 Chevrolet1.000D30013,90093.6289 70.61510
1705/13/56Hillsboro31Buck Baker 1'56 Chrysler.900D904,28589.305  83.7202
3407/27/56Shelby17Speedy Thompson 2'56 Dodge.500D1014,29555.658  53.699 
412/11/55W. Palm Beach23Herb Thomas 3'56 Chevrolet.500P1004,33578.912  65.009 
2105/27/56Portland21Herb Thomas18'56 Chrysler.500P754,28567.239  63.815 
3808/17/56Old Bridge25Ralph Moody '56 Ford.500P1004,01072.028  65.1701
5511/11/56Hickory22Speedy Thompson 9'56 Chrysler.400D1004,28568.278  66.4204
803/18/56Wilson32Herb Thomas 1'56 Chevrolet.500D534,28557.197  46.287 
2506/10/56LeHi29Ralph Moody23'56 Ford1.500D25112,65098.5045 74.3135
4208/25/56Myrtle Beach20Fireball Roberts 3'56 Ford.500D1004,48558.346  50.576 
1204/29/56Richmond24Buck Baker 1'56 Dodge.500D1004,28567.091  56.2322
2907/01/56Weaverville29Lee Petty11'56 Dodge.500D1004,28572.260  56.435 
4609/12/56Charlotte26Ralph Moody11'56 Ford.500D1004,68559.464  52.8472
1605/12/56Hickory24Speedy Thompson 1'56 Chrysler.400D804,28567.4476 59.4420
3307/21/56Chicago25Fireball Roberts 3'56 Ford.500P1004,585   61.037 
5009/30/56Hillsboro23Fireball Roberts 6'56 Ford.900D994,56088.0674 72.7346
5410/28/56Martinsville40Jack Smith23'56 Dodge.500P20011,73967.6434 61.1367
2406/03/56Merced28Herb Thomas 1'56 Chrysler.500D1004,28558.234  47.325 
4108/23/56Spartanburg18Ralph Moody 1'56 Ford.500D1004,18561.433  54.3722
1104/22/56Langhorne41Buck Baker 1'56 Chrysler1.000D1505,800104.590  75.9282
2806/24/56Portland20John Kieper12'56 Oldsmobile.500P1004,28565.934  62.586 
4509/09/56Montgomery22Buck Baker14'56 Chrysler.500D1004,48564.864  60.8933
1505/10/56Greenville23Buck Baker 2'56 Dodge.500D1004,28561.100  60.362 
3207/08/56Sacramento21Lloyd Dane15'56 Mercury1.000D1004,28576.612  74.074 
4909/29/56Columbia18Buck Baker 6'56 Dodge.500D1004,38061.940  61.1934
1905/25/56New Oxford17Buck Baker 5'56 Dodge.500D1003,806   69.6193
5310/23/56Shelby26Buck Baker 5'56 Chrysler.500D1004,58558.4792 54.054 
4008/22/56Norfolk14Billy Myers 9'56 Mercury.400D1003,78558.631  56.408 
1004/08/56North Wilkesboro29Tim Flock 3'56 Chrysler.625D1004,28578.370  71.0342