OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

OLD DOMINION 400

Jack Smith won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Old Dominion 400 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $11,739

RACE

  • NUMBER: 54
  • NAME: Old Dominion 400
  • DATE: 10-28-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 200
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Jack Smith
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 61.136
  • START POSITION: 23rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 7
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 23 502 Jack Smith Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 400 185 Running 2,264
2 21 98 Marvin Panch Ford Tom Harbison 0 0 0 400 16 Running 1,400
3 5 97 Bill Amick Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 400 9 Running 950
4 3 300 Speedy Thompson Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 396 75 Running 700
5 19 22 Fireball Roberts Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 394 12 Running 600
6 12 72 Joe Weatherly Ford Pete DePaolo 0 0 0 394 0 Running 500
7 1 00 Buck Baker Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 394 0 Running 350
8 37 35 Bunk Moore Ford Fred Frazier 0 0 0 394 0 Running 400
9 29 50 Frank Mundy Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 393 0 Running 350
10 16 34 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Julian Petty 0 0 0 389 0 Running 350
11 20 33 Jimmy Massey Chevrolet Julian Petty 0 0 0 389 0 Running 300
12 31 3 Paul Goldsmith Chevrolet Smokey Yunick 0 0 0 384 0 Running 200
13 15 4 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 383 0 Running 250
14 13 64 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 383 0 Running 200
15 14 49 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Bob Welborn 0 0 0 378 0 Running 200
16 8 86 Don Oldenberg Buick Don Oldenberg 0 0 0 371 0 Running 150
17 30 71 Bill Poor Chevrolet Bill Poor 0 0 0 364 0 Running 200
18 40 99 Bun Emery Ford -- 0 0 0 364 0 Running 200
19 18 7 Larry Odo Chevrolet Larry Odo 0 0 0 361 0 Running 150
20 39 16 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Gus Holzmueller 0 0 0 357 0 Running 200
21 7 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 356 0 Running 100
22 34 14 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 352 0 Running 150
23 38 23 Norman Schihl Ford Norman Schihl 0 0 0 349 0 Running 150
24 36 44 Art Binkley Plymouth Art Binkley 0 0 0 349 0 Running 150
25 27 83 Johnny Dodson Chevrolet Johnny Dodson 0 0 0 343 0 Running 150
26 32 41 Billy Rafter Dodge Billy Rafter 0 0 0 334 0 Running 250
27 35 31 Bill Champion Ford John Whitford 0 0 0 299 0 Running 150
28 4 26 Curtis Turner Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 299 0 Engine 100
29 9 95 Bob Duell Ford Julian Buesink 0 0 0 245 0 Overheating 100
30 11 12 Ralph Moody Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 183 0 Rear end 100
31 33 75 Jim Paschal Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 0 0 163 0 Engine 50
32 17 X Rex White Ford Max Welborn 0 0 0 143 0 Engine 0
33 6 21 Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 110 0 Engine 0
34 24 15 Tom Pistone Chevrolet Tom Pistone 0 0 0 106 0 Con rod 75
35 2 82 Joe Eubanks Ford Satcher Motors 0 0 0 103 103 Rf lugs 0
36 25 29 Billy Carden Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 87 0 Rf hub 50
37 28 55 Mel Larson Ford Mel Larson 0 0 0 77 0 Piston 50
38 26 76 Larry Frank Chevrolet Lonnie Fish 0 0 0 77 0 Oil pressure 50
39 10 2 Bill Lutz Ford -- 0 0 0 63 0 Engine 50
40 22 48 Jimmie Lewallen Ford Bob Welborn 0 0 0 11 0 Fuel pump 100