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NASCAR Grand National race number 55 of 56
Sunday, November 11, 1956 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
250 laps on a 0.400 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:30:20
Average speed: 66.42 mph
Pole speed: 68.278 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 3500
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1956 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1956 standings

1 9300   Speedy Thompson Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler250850running154
2 122   Ralph Earnhardt DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford250625running15
3 2300B   Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Chrysler249450running38
41212   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'55 Ford249350running0
5 386   Doug Cox John Foster'56 Ford247310running0
6 897   Bill Amick DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford246250running0
71116   Tiny Lund Gus Holzmueller'56 Chevrolet244200running0
8 583   Johnny Dodson Johnny Dodson'56 Chevrolet241150running0
91731   Bill Champion John Whitford'56 Ford237100running0
101575   Bill Blair C U Later Alligator   (Frank Hayworth)'56 Mercury235100running0
111042   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'56 Dodge232100rr axle0
1218209   Pete Stewart Pete Stewart'56 Plymouth221100running0
1322418   George Green George Green'56 Chevrolet221100running0
141464   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Ford215100running0
15 42   Junior Johnson Pete DePaolo'56 Ford210100vapor lock43
161660   Brownie King Brownie King'56 Chevrolet200100running0
172196   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'56 Chevrolet179100bearing0
18 7500   Jack Smith Carl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge126100radiator0
19 64   Bobby Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury10550radiator0
2019203   Pete Yow Pete Yow'56 Ford8950transmission0
212059   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'56 Plymouth63 engine0
2213297   Billy Carden DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford9 clutch0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Buck Baker13838
  Junior Johnson398143
  Ralph Earnhardt829615
  Speedy Thompson97250154