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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 42 of 47
Sunday, September 16, 1956 at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway, LeHi, AR
200 laps on a 1.500 mile dirt track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:18:54
Average speed: 90.498 mph
Pole speed: 105.758 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 8700
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

1 126   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford2003800running141
2 212   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford1972100running54
3 334   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet1941025running0
41049   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet190700running0
5 633   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet187600running5
6114   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth186600running0
71922   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford184400running0
8 586   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'56 Buick174560running0
921711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet171300running0
10 841   Billy Rafter C.M. Julian'56 Dodge169350running0
11235   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'56 Chevrolet156200running0
121754   John Fox '56 Ford144150running0
13227A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet138125running0
141248   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet129100radiator0
15 798   Allen Adkins Tom Harbison'56 Dodge127100engine0
162071   Dick Joslin Bill Webb'56 Dodge123100engine0
17 499   Billy Carden Schwam Motors'56 Ford112115engine0
181376   Larry Frank Larry Frank'56 Chevrolet80100gas line0
19183   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford64100idler arm0
201555   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford52100engine0
211656   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler52175tie rod0
22 90   Possum Jones Ray Fletcher'56 Ford3475engine0
231445   Bun Emery Bill Brown'56 Mercury10175a frame0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Bob Beck14Bob BeckChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Joe Weatherly15454
  Curtis Turner55628
  Jimmy Massey63675
  Curtis Turner68200133