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NASCAR Grand National race number 46 of 56
Wednesday, September 12, 1956 at Southern States Fairgrounds, Charlotte, NC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:53:32
Average speed: 52.847 mph
Pole speed: 59.464 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 10 sec
Attendance: 7300
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

11112   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford200850running122
2 54   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury200625running0
3 182   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford200450running0
4 998   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Ford199350running0
5 792   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet196310running0
6 816   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet196250running0
7 457   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge191300running0
8 3X   Rex White Max Welborn'56 Chevrolet186150running0
91475   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury184100running0
101542   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge183100running0
111619   Bunk Moore '56 Ford179100running0
1223203   Pete Yow Pete Yow'56 Ford178100running0
1321760   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet173100running0
141352   Bill Widenhouse Bob Widenhouse'56 Ford165100battery0
152494   Ed Cole Ed Cole'55 Mercury160100running0
162059   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Plymouth146100running0
172541   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'56 Dodge141100running0
182627   Billy Carden '56 Mercury105100axle0
19 222   Fireball Roberts Pete DePaolo'56 Ford9650vapor lock78
20 631   Bill Champion John Whitford'56 Ford9150crash0
211035   Glen Wood Fred Frazier'56 Ford6750shocks0
222234   Dick Beaty Ike Kiser'56 Ford5850rear end0
231787   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge5150carburetor0
24185   Fred Harb Joe Blair'56 Dodge3150crash0
251297   Bill Amick Pete DePaolo'56 Ford2350gas line0
261925   Ray Hendrick Sam McCuthen'56 Chevrolet1450gas line0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Fireball Roberts17878
  Ralph Moody79200122