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1956-53


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NASCAR Grand National race number 53 of 56
Tuesday, October 23, 1956 at Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Shelby, NC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:51:00
Average speed: 54.054 mph
Pole speed: 58.479 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of victory: 2 cl
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 5300B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler200850running
2 797   Bill Amick DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford200625running
3 298   Marvin Panch Tom Harbison'56 Ford200450running
4 4500B   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge197350running
51282   Joe Eubanks Satcher Motors   (James Satcher)'56 Ford191310running
6 8297   Billy Carden DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford191250running
71483   Johnny Dodson Johnny Dodson'56 Chevrolet189200running
816264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth184150running
92696   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'55 Chevrolet175100running
102075   Jim Paschal C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury156100engine
112462   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet142100running
12 922   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford142100running
131516   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet132100crash
141825   Jim Donovan Sam McCuthen'56 Chevrolet132100running
152313   Jesse James Taylor Jesse James Taylor'56 Ford126100running
1625203   Pete Yow Pete Yow'56 Ford118100running
171392   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'56 Chevrolet109100crash
18 3296   Jack Smith Pete DePaolo'56 Ford109100crash
19104   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury10950crash
20 612   Ralph Moody Pete DePaolo'56 Ford10950crash
211142   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge10850crash
2217418   George Green George Green'56 Chevrolet10350crash
23196   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'56 Dodge9850coil
242160   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet9450running
25 186   Doug Cox John Foster'56 Ford7050fire
262241   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'56 Dodge2550engine