OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1956-50

Fireball Roberts won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1956-50 at Occoneechee Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Occoneechee Speedway
  • LOCATION: Hillsboro
  • LENGTH: 0.900 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $4,560

RACE

  • NUMBER: 50
  • NAME: 1956-50
  • DATE: 09-30-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 110 / 99
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Fireball Roberts
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 72.734
  • START POSITION: 6th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 6 22 Fireball Roberts Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 110 28 Running 950
2 3 300B Buck Baker Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 110 80 Running 675
3 1 300 Speedy Thompson Chrysler Carl Kiekhaefer 0 108 2 Running 475
4 5 92 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Herb Thomas 0 108 0 Running 365
5 13 35 Bunk Moore Ford Fred Frazier 0 107 0 Running 320
6 14 19 Harvey Henderson Ford Harvey Henderson 0 101 0 Running 250
7 20 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 99 0 Running 200
8 19 94 Ed Cole Mercury Ed Cole 0 97 0 Running 150
9 2 12 Ralph Moody Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 88 0 Running 100
10 15 16 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Gus Holzmueller 0 84 0 Running 100
11 16 59 Blackie Pitt Plymouth Brownie Pitt 0 83 0 Rr axle 100
12 12 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 68 0 A frame 100
13 18 418 George Green Chevrolet George Green 0 68 0 Stalled 100
14 9 6 Earl Moss Mercury -- 0 62 0 Engine 100
15 4 31 Bill Champion Ford John Whitford 0 59 0 A frame 100
16 21 203 Pete Yow Ford Pete Yow 0 53 0 Brakes 100
17 17 60 Brownie Pitt Chevrolet Brownie Pitt 0 49 0 Crash 100
18 10 83 Johnny Dodson Chevrolet Johnny Dodson 0 45 0 Steering 100
19 8 75 Jim Paschal Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 43 0 Engine 50
20 23 4 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 27 0 Fire 50
21 11 62 Bobby Waddell Chevrolet -- 0 18 0 Crash 25
22 22 20 Buck Hall Buick W.R. Waldron 0 11 0 Transmission 25
23 7 264 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 6 0 Oil pressure 25