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1956-15


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NASCAR Grand National race number 15 of 56
Thursday, May 10, 1956 at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Greenville, SC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:39:24
Average speed: 60.362 mph
Pole speed: 61.1 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 5000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 2500B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge2001100running20
2 599   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford199700running1
3 482   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford197475running
4182   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet195365running
5109   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford192310running
6137A   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'56 Chevrolet190250running
7 1X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet190200running
8 819   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'56 Ford189150running
91437   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Pontiac183100running
101649   Jim Paschal Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet172100engine
1115271   Billy Carden '56 Mercury16875running
121924   Bobby Waddell Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet16760running
1321264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'55 Plymouth15550rf hub
14 9901   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge15450wheel
15 3500   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge12550bearing
1623760   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet12450crash
171144   Chester Barron Chester Barron'56 Chevrolet11150overheating
18226   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'56 Dodge10450engine
19 614   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury8350bearing
201242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge6650steering
21 7150   Fred Lorenzen Fred Lorenzen'56 Chevrolet66 coil
222059   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Plymouth60 rr axle
231734   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford16 rear end