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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 45 of 47
Saturday, September 29, 1956 at Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds, Spartanburg, SC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:56:14
Average speed: 51.618 mph
Pole speed: 59.92 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 22 sec
Attendance: 2950
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1956 standings

1 226   Curtis Turner Pete DePaolo'56 Ford200500running156
2 112   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'56 Ford200425running44
3 622   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford325running0
4 349   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet300running0
5 733   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet275running0
6 534   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet250running0
7 948   Jimmie Lewallen Bob Welborn'56 Chevrolet200running0
8105   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'56 Chevrolet175running0
91177   Larry Frank L.D. Fish'56 Chevrolet150running0
102145   Bun Emery Bill Brown'56 Mercury150running0
1118711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet125running0
12153   Norman Schihl Norman Schihl'56 Ford125running0
131441   Billy Rafter C.M. Julian'56 Dodge125running0
142256   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler125running0
15164   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth125transmission0
16137A   Larry Odo Larry Odo'56 Chevrolet110gas tank0
171914   Bob Beck Bob Beck'56 Chevrolet100gas line0
18 82   Bill Lutz '56 Ford100head gasket0
19 498   Allen Adkins Tom Harbison'56 Dodge4050a frame0
201755   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford50crash0
211286   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'55 Buick50crash0
2220155   Whitey Gerken '56 Dodge50oil leak0
23230   Jim Donovan Ray Fletcher'56 Ford850crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
WDJoe EubanksFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Curtis Turner188
  Joe Weatherly95244
  Curtis Turner53200148