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1956 Daytona Beach/Road Course


Race 6 of 56


Daytona Beach
37 laps
Time of race: 1:40:24
Average speed of winner: 90.657 mph
Margin of victory: 57 sec.
Lead changes: 2 between 2 drivers
Cautions: 2 for 2 laps
Lap leaders: T. Flock 1-23, Paschal 24-26, T. Flock 27-37

Race notes: Debut for Dick Blackwell, Jim Cushman, Benny DeRosier, Joy Fair, Tommy Herbert, Ken Love, Jimmy Mairs, Ken Milligan, Ralph Moody, Darvin Randahl, Gene White, Rex White, Pete Yow, and Emanuel Zervakis. Finale for Jack Choquette, Fred Krebs, Dick Linder, Bud Palmer, Jack Radtke, Lyle Scott, and Gene Simpson. Only start for W.H. Atkinson, Bob Korf, Ed Kretz, Dave Lundman, Charles Oldham, Johnny Osteen, Charlie Scott, and Pat Zocano. Tim Flock took the points lead from Marvin Panch.

Video links: Truelove flip, Johnson flip



FinishStartDriverCar #SponsorCarOwnerCrew ChiefQualifying SpeedLapsX LedLaps LedStatusMoneyPoints
11Tim Flock300A'56 ChryslerKiekhaeferKiekhaefer135.74737234running40250
224Billy Myers14W'56 MercuryGuy Wilson3700running23750
322Ralph Moody12'56 FordDePaolo3700running14500
416Jimmie Lewallen88'56 OldsmobileErnest Woods00running9000
527Jim Reed7'56 ChevroletJim Reed00running7000
640Al Keller64'56 ChevroletAl Keller00running6000
738Darvin Randahl204'56 FordRandahl00running5000
86Bob Korf15W'56 MercuryStroppe00running4000
910Herb Thomas92'56 ChevroletHerb Thomas00running2500
1012Fonty Flock500B'56 DodgeKiekhaeferKiekhaefer00running2000
1125Gwyn Staley2'56 ChevroletWestmoreland00running1600
1218Lee Petty42'56 DodgePettyPetty00running1350
1358Jack Radtke342Hanlon Motors'56 Ford00running1100
1449Ray Chaike16'56 ChevroletHolzmueller00running1000
1555Gene Simpson40'55 BuickHarbaugh00running1000
1660Ken Milligan100'56 ChevroletEverett00running900
17Bill Blair5'56 DodgeJoe Blair00running800
1835Donald Thomas91'56 FordDonald Thomas00running750
1914Charlie Scott300'55 ChryslerKiekhaeferKiekhaefer00running750
209Buck Baker301'55 ChryslerKiekhaeferKiekhaefer00running750
2166Dave Lundman396'56 Chevrolet00600
2230Rex WhiteX'56 ChevroletMax Welborn00600
2319Lyle Scott63'56 ChryslerLyle Scott00600
2450Mel Larson155'56 FordMel Larson00600
25Pat Zocano411'56 Chevrolet00600
26Ray Thompson390'56 StudebakerJohnny McCoy00500
2744Jim Cushman10'56 BuickJim Cushman00500
2875Eddie Skinner96'55 OldsmobileCurtis Reid00500
2974Ken Love640'56 Ford00500
3054David Ezell761'56 ChevroletS.G. Russell00500
3173Benny DeRosier230'54 HudsonTiezzi00250
3270Dick Beaty34'56 FordBeaty00250
338Jim Paschal75'56 MercuryHayworth13250
3459Dink WidenhouseB-29'56 FordDink Widenhouse00250
3541Don Bailey330'56 Ford00250
3652Red FarmerC97'56 ChevroletFitzgibbons00250
3761Charles Oldham123'56 ChevroletOldham00250
3871Walt Schubert77'55 FordBunselmeyer00250
3968Harvey Henderson19'55 Chevrolet00250
4026Junior Johnson55Brushy Mountain Motors'56 PontiacBumgarner00accident250
4157Ken Wagner84'56 FordLawson and Netti0000
4267Johnny Allen264'55 PlymouthSpook Crawford0000
4311Frank Mundy300B'56 ChryslerKiekhaeferKiekhaefer0000
4437Joe Weatherly9'56 FordSchwam0000
4569Bud Palmer166'55 ChevroletW.E. Campbell0000
4663Bobby Myers1'55 ChevroletH. Rakestraw0000
475Russ Truelove226'56 MercuryBob White00accident00
4845Bill Widenhouse68'56 FordSheibert0000
4962Tommy Herbert108'55 ChevroletSvajian0000
5056Pete Yow203Strickland Motor Co.'55 Buick0000
5148W.H. Atkinson265'56 FordW.H. Atkinson0000
5236Curtis Turner99'56 FordSchwam0000
5342Gene White8'56 Buick0000
5428Charlie Cregar505'56 ChevroletCregar0000
5515Ralph Liguori6'56 DodgeLiguori0000
56Dick Blackwell271'56 Mercury0000
5753Blackie Pitt59'55 OldsmobileBrownie Pitt0000
5833Tommy ThompsonM-1Fish Carburetor'55 Buick0000
5932Fireball Roberts22'56 FordDePaolo0000
604Ed Kretz285'55 PontiacJim Stephens0000
613Cotton Owens286'56 PontiacJim Stephens0000
6251Joe Eubanks56'56 FordSatcher0000
6329Danny Letner97'56 FordEd Hastings0000
6443Joy Fair719'56 DodgeWainscott0000
6514Bob Welborn49'56 Chevrolet0000
6672Johnny Osteen424'54 Oldsmobile0000
6731Joel Million78'56 OldsmobileErnest Woods0000
687Jack Choquette290'56 DodgeOsiecki0000
6934Dick Linder157'56 Ford0000
7046Jack Smith999'56 FordB.J. Jones0000
712Speedy Thompson500B'56 DodgeKiekhaeferKiekhaefer0000
7221Marvin Panch98'56 DodgeHarbison0000
7317Jim Wilson576'56 DodgeHarvey Walters00accident00
7420Fred Krebs321'56 DodgeHarvey Walters00accident00
7564Jimmy Mairs206'55 Buick00accident00
76Emanuel Zervakis113'56 Chevrolet00accident00