OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1956-20

Speedy Thompson won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1956-20 at Charlotte Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Charlotte Speedway
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 0.750 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $4,285

RACE

  • NUMBER: 20
  • NAME: 1956-20
  • DATE: 05-27-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 133 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 9

WINNER

  • NAME: Speedy Thompson
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Chrysler
  • AVG SPEED: 64.866
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 300C Speedy Thompson Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 133 95 Running 1,100
2 2 502 Junior Johnson Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 133 0 Running 700
3 25 300 Buck Baker Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 132 38 Running 475
4 7 75 Jim Paschal Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 0 0 131 0 Running 365
5 3 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 131 0 Running 310
6 5 9 Joe Weatherly Ford Schwam Motors 0 0 0 129 0 Running 250
7 4 82 Joe Eubanks Ford Satcher Motors 0 0 0 129 0 Running 200
8 8 2 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 127 0 Running 150
9 17 55 Jack Smith Pontiac Brushy Mountain Motors 0 0 0 127 0 Running 100
10 9 14 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 123 0 Running 100
11 15 34 Dick Beaty Ford Ike Kiser 0 0 0 122 0 Running 75
12 18 100 Ken Milligan Chevrolet Dave Everett 0 0 0 121 0 Running 60
13 20 48 Al Watkins Ford Don Holcomb 0 0 0 120 0 Running 50
14 23 264 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 112 0 Running 50
15 19 94 Ed Cole Mercury Clarence DeZalia 0 0 0 110 0 Running 50
16 13 24 Bobby Waddell Chevrolet Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 103 0 Piston 50
17 24 760 Brownie King Chevrolet Brownie King 0 0 0 83 0 Running 50
18 10 99 Curtis Turner Ford Schwam Motors 0 0 0 78 0 Electrical 50
19 21 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 73 0 Piston 50
20 14 19 Harvey Henderson Ford Harvey Henderson 0 0 0 66 0 Push rod 50
21 11 X Rex White Chevrolet Max Welborn 0 0 0 53 0 Radiator 0
22 22 34A Charlie Jackson Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 53 0 Gas line 0
23 16 271 Billy Carden Mercury -- 0 0 0 48 0 Bearing 0
24 12 59 Blackie Pitt Buick Brownie Pitt 0 0 0 2 0 Radiator 0
25 6 7A Bobby Johns Chevrolet Shorty Johns 0 0 0 0 0 Crash 0