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NASCAR Grand National race number 21 of 56
Sunday, May 27, 1956 at Portland Speedway, Portland, OR
150 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (75.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:10:31
Average speed: 63.815 mph
Pole speed: 67.239 mph
(Pole won by Johnny Kieper )
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

118300B   Herb Thomas Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler1501000running
21998   Johnny Kieper Johnny Kieper'55 Oldsmobile150700running
3151C   Clyde Palmer Tom Roady'56 Dodge150475running
41188   Ed Negre Ed Negre'56 Oldsmobile149365running
5 911   Curley Barker Curley Barker'56 Chevrolet148310running
61252   Harold Hardesty John Ross'56 Chevrolet148250running
7 866   Bill Hyde Herb Eberhart'56 Oldsmobile148200running
8 6325   Lloyd Dane Lloyd Dane'56 Mercury148150running
9 777   Gordon Haines Herb Eberhart'56 Dodge147125running
101456   Lou Sherman Jim Rush'56 Mercury147110running
11 215   Royce Hagerty Curly Weida'56 Dodge145100running
12 414   Bob Keefe Harold McClure'56 Ford145100running
13171   Art Watts Tom Roady'55 Dodge14250running
14 525   Erick Erickson Erick Erickson'54 Buick14250running
15106   Don Hildreth Cos Cancilla'54 Oldsmobile14050running
162171   Ted Sweeney Ted Sweeney'56 Oldsmobile13150running
17 15   Lyle Matlock Al Liggons'55 Mercury12450running
18 322   Bob Carroll '53 Hudson6250crash
191327   Andy Wilson Oscar Maples'56 Ford5950crash
20166   Harold Beal Oscar Maples'56 Ford3850axle
212055   Don Hamilton Don Hamilton'56 Studebaker17 axle