OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1956-33

Fireball Roberts won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1956-33 at Soldier Field.

TRACK

  • NAME: Soldier Field
  • LOCATION: Chicago
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $4,585

RACE

  • NUMBER: 33
  • NAME: 1956-33
  • DATE: 07-21-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Fireball Roberts
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 61.037
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 0
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 22 Fireball Roberts Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 200 1 Running 850
2 14 75 Jim Paschal Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 0 0 200 0 Running 625
3 4 12 Ralph Moody Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 200 0 Running 450
4 12 500 Speedy Thompson Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 200 0 Running 350
5 8 500B Frank Mundy Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 200 0 Running 310
6 9 502 Buck Baker Dodge Carl Kiekhaefer 0 0 0 199 3 Running 250
7 13 31 Bill Champion Ford John Whitford 0 0 0 199 0 Running 200
8 6 32 Paul Goldsmith Chevrolet Smokey Yunick 0 0 0 198 0 Running 150
9 7 719 Joy Fair Dodge -- 0 0 0 192 0 Running 100
10 10 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 190 0 Running 100
11 20 7 Bob Esposito Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 189 0 Running 100
12 23 33 Frank Edwards Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 182 0 Running 100
13 22 48 Bill Massey Ford -- 0 0 0 176 0 Running 100
14 21 38 Chuck Mesler Dodge -- 0 0 0 175 0 Running 100
15 15 66 Al Watkins Ford Al Watkins 0 0 0 164 0 Running 100
16 24 2 Sal Tovella Ford -- 0 0 0 142 0 Brakes 100
17 1 14 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 140 0 Brakes 100
18 2 92 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Herb Thomas 0 0 0 98 0 Crash 100
19 17 204 Darvin Randahl Ford Darvin Randahl 0 0 0 86 0 Brakes 50
20 11 150 Fred Lorenzen Chevrolet Fred Lorenzen 0 0 0 85 0 Brakes 50
21 16 40 Bob Chauncey Pontiac -- 0 0 0 78 0 Spindle 50
22 5 3 Tom Pistone Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 50 0 Brakes 50
23 19 44 Bill Vesler Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 41 0 Crash 50
24 18 165 Kenny Paulsen Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 40 0 Engine 50
25 25 37 Ray Crowley Plymouth -- 0 0 0 36 0 Carburetor 100