OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES COUNTY 160

Tim Flock won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Wilkes County 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $4,285

RACE

  • NUMBER: 10
  • NAME: Wilkes County 160
  • DATE: 04-08-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Tim Flock
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Chrysler
  • AVG SPEED: 71.034
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 300A Tim Flock Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 160 46 Running 1,100
2 17 14 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 160 0 Running 700
3 8 75 Jim Paschal Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 0 0 160 0 Running 475
4 7 92 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Herb Thomas 0 0 0 160 0 Running 365
5 5 12 Ralph Moody Ford Southeastern Dealers 0 0 0 159 0 Running 310
6 12 B29 Dink Widenhouse Ford Dink Widenhouse 0 0 0 158 0 Running 250
7 10 98 Allen Adkins Ford Tom Harbison 0 0 0 158 0 Running 200
8 18 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 158 0 Running 150
9 14 5 Bill Blair Dodge Joe Blair 0 0 0 151 0 Running 100
10 24 1 Whitey Norman Chevrolet Whitey Norman 0 0 0 150 0 Running 100
11 19 300C Buck Baker Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 148 0 Running 75
12 25 34 Dick Beaty Ford Ike Kiser 0 0 0 147 0 Running 60
13 23 94 Ed Cole Mercury Ed Cole 0 0 0 145 0 Running 50
14 15 37 Tiny Lund Pontiac Gus Holzmueller 0 0 0 142 0 Running 50
15 9 2 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 134 0 Transmission 50
16 11 100 Ken Milligan Chevrolet Dave Everett 0 0 0 134 0 Running 50
17 16 82 Joe Eubanks Ford Satcher Motors 0 0 0 133 0 Axle 50
18 2 501 Speedy Thompson Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 127 97 Gas line 50
19 4 X Rex White Chevrolet Max Welborn 0 0 0 112 0 A frame 50
20 13 27 John McVitty Chevrolet John McVitty 0 0 0 102 0 Fuel pump 50
21 20 271 Dick Blackwell Mercury -- 0 0 0 102 0 Running 0
22 22 25 Jimmie Lewallen Chevrolet Sam McCuthen 0 0 0 93 0 Engine 0
23 29 54 Lou Spears Ford Nace Mattingly 0 0 0 83 0 Overheating 0
24 21 6 Ralph Liguori Dodge Ralph Liguori 0 0 0 45 0 Tire 0
25 6 22 Fireball Roberts Ford Pete DePaolo 0 0 0 38 0 Driveshaft 0
26 26 264 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 22 0 Crash 0
27 27 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 22 0 Piston 0
28 1 55 Junior Johnson Pontiac A.L. Bumgarner 0 0 0 17 17 Piston 0
29 28 19 Harvey Henderson Chevrolet Harvey Henderson 0 0 0 13 0 Engine 0