OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1956-08

Herb Thomas won the 1956 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1956-08 at Wilson Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Wilson Speedway
  • LOCATION: Wilson
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $4,285

RACE

  • NUMBER: 8
  • NAME: 1956-08
  • DATE: 03-18-1956
  • LAPS / MILES: 106 / 53
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Herb Thomas
  • CAR MAKE: 1956 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 46.287
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 0
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 92 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Smokey's Best Damn Garage 0 0 0 106 1 Running 1,100
2 4 500B Buck Baker Dodge Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 106 0 Running 700
3 6 300B Tim Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 106 0 Running 475
4 15 75 Jim Paschal Mercury C U Later Alligator 0 0 0 105 0 Running 365
5 18 68 Bill Widenhouse Ford Fred Sheibert 0 0 0 105 0 Running 310
6 23 6 Ralph Liguori Dodge Ralph Liguori 0 0 0 104 0 Running 250
7 24 1 Bobby Myers Chevrolet Ansel Rakestraw 0 0 0 104 0 Running 200
8 13 X Rex White Chevrolet Max Welborn 0 0 0 103 0 Running 150
9 10 91 Donald Thomas Ford Donald Thomas 0 0 0 103 0 Running 100
10 2 500 Speedy Thompson Dodge Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 103 0 Running 100
11 21 37 Tiny Lund Pontiac Gus Holzmueller 0 0 0 99 0 Running 75
12 28 84 Kenneth Wagner Ford Lawson & Netti 0 0 0 96 0 Running 60
13 11 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 95 0 Bearing 50
14 14 999 Jack Smith Ford Joe Jones 0 0 0 92 0 Running 50
15 29 264 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 90 0 Running 50
16 26 203 Pete Yow Buick Pete Yow 0 0 0 88 0 Running 50
17 16 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 87 0 Running 50
18 17 204 Darvin Randahl Ford Darvin Randahl 0 0 0 81 0 Fan belt 50
19 8 27 John McVitty Chevrolet John McVitty 0 0 0 80 0 Running 50
20 25 900 Johnny Roberts Chevrolet Johnny Roberts 0 0 0 74 0 Running 50
21 19 505 Charlie Cregar Chevrolet Charlie Cregar 0 0 0 74 0 Transmission 0
22 12 19 Harvey Henderson Chevrolet Harvey Henderson 0 0 0 74 0 Tie rod 0
23 7 25 Pee Wee Jones Chevrolet Sam McCuthen 0 0 0 70 0 Fan belt 0
24 9 55 Junior Johnson Pontiac Brushy Mountain Motors 0 0 0 63 0 Suspension 0
25 27 73 John Dodd Jr Oldsmobile John Dodd, Sr. 0 0 0 61 0 Gasket 0
26 3 14 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 57 0 Bearing 0
27 20 63 Johnny Zeke Chrysler -- 0 0 0 49 0 Push rod 0
28 32 32 Ted Cannady Chevrolet Ted Cannady 0 0 0 46 0 Crash 0
29 30 82 Joe Eubanks Chevrolet Satcher Motors 0 0 0 45 0 Engine 0
30 22 2 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 43 0 Brakes 0
31 31 20 George Mantooth Buick W.R. Waldron 0 0 0 43 0 Engine 0
32 5 49 Jimmie Lewallen Chevrolet Bob Welborn 0 0 0 40 0 Transmission 0