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NASCAR Grand National race number 11 of 56
Sunday, April 22, 1956 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
150 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:58:32
Average speed: 75.928 mph
Pole speed: 104.59 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 24000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

1 187   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler1501750running109
2 592   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler1491000running0
3 63   Tim Flock Smokey Yunick'56 Chevrolet149725running41
4 342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge149530running0
5122   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet146345running0
61797   Allen Adkins Tom Harbison'56 Ford146200running0
71886   Cotton Owens Jim Stephens'56 Pontiac143150running0
8 714W   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury140135running0
91475   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury139115running0
10405   Bill Blair Joe Blair'56 Dodge134100running0
113848   Al Watkins Don Holcomb'56 Ford12950running0
122403   Russ Graham '55 Chrysler12750running0
133278   John Lindsay John Lindsay'55 Chevrolet12450running0
142316   Ray Chaike Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet12450running0
153477   Walt Schubert Bob Bunselmeyer'55 Ford12050running0
162981   Buzz Woodward '55 Chevrolet12050running0
17 498   Danny Letner Tom Harbison'56 Dodge11950running0
18137   Jim Reed Jim Reed'56 Chevrolet11650crash0
193395   Bill Parks Roy Alloway'55 Packard11350running0
202533   Bud Geiselman Chick Garno'55 Chevrolet11250overheating0
213547   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'54 Nash10525a frame0
22 912   Ralph Moody Southeastern Dealers   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford9825battery0
232719   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'55 Chevrolet9325running0
241055   Junior Johnson A.L. Bumgarner'56 Pontiac8325windshield0
251910   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet8325transmission0
263950   Fred Lorenzen SK Auto Body Fender Shop   (Fred Lorenzen)'56 Chevrolet7625fuel pump0
27226   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'56 Dodge7125rear end0
283123   Benny DeRosier Adelmo Tiezzi'54 Hudson6425head gasket0
294151   Donald Thomas '56 Dodge6225engine0
301137   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Pontiac6025steering0
311522   Fireball Roberts Pete DePaolo'56 Ford59 windshield0
323763   Bill Tanner Al Liberty'55 Chevrolet48 transmission0
333039   Buzz Auckland Leslie Carr'56 Chevrolet43 crash0
341649   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet40 frame0
352617   Dick Allwine Earl Wright'55 Chevrolet31 overheating0
363685   Don Carr Jim Stephens'56 Pontiac30 vapor lock0
37 200   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler29 rf tire0
38 815W   Bobby Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury28 engine0
392034   Fonty Flock Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler22 shocks0
402126   Russ Truelove Bob White'56 Mercury22 shocks0
412884   Kenneth Wagner Lawson & Netti Racing'56 Ford16 overheating0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
WDJohn McVitty27Chevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Buck Baker15353
  Tim Flock549441
  Buck Baker9515056