OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

RICHMOND 200

Buck Baker won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Richmond 200 at Richmond International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Richmond International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Richmond
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $4,285

RACE

  • NUMBER: 12
  • NAME: Richmond 200
  • DATE: 04-29-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Buck Baker
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 56.232
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 87 Buck Baker Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 200 198 Running 1,100
2 3 92 Herb Thomas Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 199 2 Shift lever 700
3 2 300 Speedy Thompson Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 199 0 Running 475
4 5 14 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 198 0 Running 365
5 10 2 Jimmy Massey Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 197 0 Running 310
6 7 82 Joe Eubanks Ford Satcher Motors 0 0 0 195 0 Running 250
7 4 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 193 0 Running 200
8 12 59 Blackie Pitt Plymouth Brownie Pitt 0 0 0 191 0 Running 150
9 11 X Rex White Chevrolet Max Welborn 0 0 0 188 0 Running 100
10 14 5 Bill Champion Oldsmobile Bill Champion 0 0 0 187 0 Running 100
11 13 97 Allen Adkins Ford -- 0 0 0 182 0 Piston 75
12 17 19 Harvey Henderson Chevrolet Harvey Henderson 0 0 0 172 0 Running 60
13 19 55 Tiny Lund Pontiac A.L. Bumgarner 0 0 0 168 0 Running 50
14 18 98 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 166 0 Running 50
15 6 12 Ralph Moody Ford Southeastern Dealers 0 0 0 162 0 Crash 50
16 16 271 Billy Carden Mercury -- 0 0 0 162 0 Rear end 50
17 8 75 Jim Paschal Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 0 0 147 0 Engine 50
18 15 22 Fireball Roberts Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 95 0 Crash 50
19 22 98 Danny Letner Dodge Tom Harbison 0 0 0 69 0 Rr axle 50
20 23 54 Nace Mattingly Ford Nace Mattingly 0 0 0 53 0 Overheating 50
21 21 264 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 31 0 Spindle 0
22 20 84 Dave Terrell Ford Dave Terrell 0 0 0 30 0 Overheating 0
23 24 6 Ralph Liguori Dodge Ralph Liguori 0 0 0 7 0 Coil 0
24 9 49 Tim Flock Chevrolet Mauri Rose Engineering 0 0 0 2 0 Withdrew 0