OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

BUDDY SHUMAN 250

Speedy Thompson won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Buddy Shuman 250 at Hickory Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Hickory Speedway
  • LOCATION: Hickory
  • LENGTH: 0.400 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $4,285

RACE

  • NUMBER: 55
  • NAME: Buddy Shuman 250
  • DATE: 11-11-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 250 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Speedy Thompson
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Chrysler
  • AVG SPEED: 66.420
  • START POSITION: 9th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 4
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 9 300 Speedy Thompson Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 250 154 Running 850
2 1 22 Ralph Earnhardt Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 250 15 Running 625
3 2 300B Buck Baker Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 249 38 Running 450
4 12 12 Ralph Moody Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 249 0 Running 350
5 3 86 Doug Cox Ford John Foster 0 0 0 247 0 Running 310
6 8 97 Bill Amick Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 246 0 Running 250
7 11 16 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Gus Holzmueller 0 0 0 244 0 Running 200
8 5 83 Johnny Dodson Chevrolet Johnny Dodson 0 0 0 241 0 Running 150
9 17 31 Bill Champion Ford John Whitford 0 0 0 237 0 Running 100
10 15 75 Bill Blair Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 0 0 235 0 Running 100
11 10 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 232 0 Rr axle 100
12 18 209 Pete Stewart Plymouth Pete Stewart 0 0 0 221 0 Running 100
13 22 418 George Green Chevrolet George Green 0 0 0 221 0 Running 100
14 14 64 Johnny Allen Ford Spook Crawford 0 0 0 215 0 Running 100
15 4 2 Junior Johnson Ford Pete DePaolo 0 0 0 210 43 Vapor lock 100
16 16 60 Brownie King Chevrolet Brownie King 0 0 0 200 0 Running 100
17 21 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 179 0 Bearing 100
18 7 500 Jack Smith Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 126 0 Radiator 100
19 6 4 Bobby Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 105 0 Radiator 50
20 19 203 Pete Yow Ford Pete Yow 0 0 0 89 0 Transmission 50
21 20 59 Blackie Pitt Plymouth Brownie Pitt 0 0 0 63 0 Engine 0
22 13 297 Billy Carden Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 9 0 Clutch 0