OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1956-40

Billy Myers won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1956-40 at Norfolk Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Norfolk Speedway
  • LOCATION: Norfolk
  • LENGTH: 0.400 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,785

RACE

  • NUMBER: 40
  • NAME: 1956-40
  • DATE: 08-22-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 250 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Billy Myers
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 56.408
  • START POSITION: 9th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 0
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 9 4 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 250 0 Running 850
2 8 75 Jim Paschal Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 0 0 249 0 Running 625
3 5 X Rex White Chevrolet Max Welborn 0 0 0 246 0 Running 450
4 10 501 Buck Baker Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 245 0 Running 350
5 11 264 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 241 0 Running 310
6 3 31 Bill Champion Ford John Whitford 0 0 0 227 0 Running 250
7 6 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 198 0 Crash 200
8 2 22 Fireball Roberts Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 198 0 Running 150
9 4 35 Joe Weatherly Ford Fred Frazier 0 0 0 170 0 Gas line 100
10 7 92 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Herb Thomas 0 0 0 154 0 Rear end 100
11 1 12 Ralph Moody Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 104 0 Idler arm 100
12 13 28 Jim Watkins Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 86 0 Steering 100
13 12 41 Billy Rafter Dodge Billy Rafter 0 0 0 36 0 Bearing 100
14 14 14 Joe Bill McGraw Ford -- 0 0 0 7 0 Fire 100