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1956 NASCAR Grand National Series results

1956 season standings

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RaceDateTrackStartersLapsWinnerPoleQualifying SpeedLed MostPoints LeaderAverage Speed (mph)Lead ChangesLeadersCautionsCaution LapsLead Lap Cars
111/13/55Hickory31200Tim FlockTim FlockN/ATim FlockTim Flock56.962224233
211/20/55Charlotte (.75 mi. dirt)27134Fonty FlockFonty Flock70.496Fonty FlockTim Flock61.82501273
311/20/55Willow Springs3780Chuck StevensonJim Reed76.556Chuck StevensonMarvin Panch66.51273002
412/11/55Palm Beach23199Herb ThomasFonty Flock78.912Herb ThomasMarvin Panch65.009N/AN/AN/AN/A1
501/22/56Phoenix (dirt)30150Buck BakerJoe Weatherly71.315Buck BakerMarvin Panch64.408N/AN/AN/AN/A3
602/26/56Daytona Beach7637Tim FlockTim Flock135.747Tim FlockTim Flock90.6572222?
703/04/56Palm Beach30199Billy MyersBuck Baker81.081Billy MyersTim Flock68.99023132
803/18/56Wilson32106Herb ThomasHerb Thomas57.157Herb ThomasTim Flock46.287N/AN/AN/AN/A3
903/25/56Lakewood28100Buck BakerTim Flock82.154Tim FlockTim Flock70.64312N/AN/A2
1004/08/56North Wilkesboro29160Tim FlockJunior Johnson78.370Speedy ThompsonTim Flock71.03423N/AN/A4
1104/22/56Langhorne41150Buck BakerBuck Baker104.590Buck BakerTim Flock75.92822N/AN/A1
1204/29/56Richmond24200Buck BakerBuck Baker67.091Buck BakerBuck Baker56.23222N/AN/A1
1305/05/56Columbia26200Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker63.224Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker54.545342N/A1
1405/06/56Harris (dirt)30200Speedy ThompsonSpeedy Thompson65.241Speedy ThompsonHerb Thomas61.63322132
1505/10/56Greenville-Pickens23200Buck BakerRex White61.100Buck BakerBuck Baker60.362N/AN/AN/AN/A1
1605/12/56Hickory24200Speedy ThompsonSpeedy Thompson67.447Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker59.442016N/A5
1705/13/56Hillsborough31100Buck BakerBuck Baker89.305Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker83.72022N/AN/A4
1805/20/56Martinsville35500Buck BakerBuck Baker66.103Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker60.824537202
1905/25/56New Oxford17200Buck BakerSpeedy Thompson76.628Herb ThomasBuck Baker69.61934N/AN/A3
2005/27/56Charlotte (.75 mi. dirt)25133Speedy ThompsonSpeedy Thompson76.966Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker64.86662392
2105/27/56Portland (oval)21150Herb ThomasJohn Kieper67.239Herb ThomasBuck Baker63.815N/AN/AN/AN/A3
2205/30/56Eureka25125Herb ThomasJohn Kieper66.040Herb ThomasBuck Baker38.814N/AN/AN/AN/A1
2305/30/56Syracuse24150Buck BakerBuck Baker83.975Buck BakerBuck Baker86.17922131
2406/03/56Merced28200Herb ThomasHerb Thomas58.234Herb ThomasBuck Baker47.325N/AN/AN/AN/A3
2506/10/56LeHi29167Ralph MoodyBuck Baker98.504Buck BakerBuck Baker74.313545N/A2
2606/15/56Charlotte (.5 mi. dirt)19200Speedy ThompsonFireball Roberts59.661Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker56.02232261
2706/22/56Rochester21200Speedy ThompsonJim Paschal57.434Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker57.28832171
2806/24/56Portland (oval)20200John KieperHerb Thomas65.934John KieperBuck Baker62.586N/AN/AN/AN/A2
2907/01/56Asheville-Weaverville29200Lee PettyFireball Roberts72.260Lee PettyBuck Baker56.435N/AN/AN/AN/A2
3007/04/56Raleigh36250Fireball RobertsLee Petty82.587Fireball RobertsBuck Baker79.822861N/A1
3107/07/56Spartanburg18200Lee PettyFireball Roberts58.900Lee PettyBuck Baker50.483N/AN/AN/AN/A2
3207/08/56Sacramento21100Lloyd DaneEddie Pagan76.612Lloyd DaneBuck Baker74.074N/AN/AN/AN/A4
3307/21/56Chicago (.5 mi.)25200Fireball RobertsBilly MyersN/AFireball RobertsBuck Baker61.037N/AN/AN/AN/A5
3407/27/56Shelby17201Speedy ThompsonRalph Moody55.658Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker53.699N/AN/AN/AN/A2
3507/29/56Montgomery14200Marvin PanchMarvin Panch69.444Marvin PanchBuck Baker67.252N/AN/AN/AN/A1
3608/03/56Oklahoma City12200Jim PaschalSpeedy Thompson64.655Lee PettyBuck Baker60.10023002
3708/12/56Road America2663Tim FlockBuck BakerN/AMarvin PanchBuck Baker73.85844005
3808/17/56Old Bridge25200Ralph MoodyJim Reed72.028Jim ReedBuck Baker65.17012N/AN/A2
3908/19/56San Mateo37241Eddie PaganEddie Pagan81.614Eddie PaganBuck Baker68.161N/AN/AN/AN/A2
4008/22/56Norfolk14250Billy MyersRalph Moody58.631Billy MyersBuck Baker56.408N/AN/AN/AN/A1
4108/23/56Spartanburg18200Ralph MoodyRalph Moody61.433Ralph MoodyBuck Baker54.37222N/AN/A1
4208/25/56Myrtle Beach (old)20200Fireball RobertsRalph Moody58.346Fireball RobertsBuck Baker50.576N/AN/AN/AN/A2
4308/26/56Portland (oval)19246Royce HaggertyJohn Kieper65.861Royce HaggertyBuck BakerN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3
4409/03/56Darlington70364Curtis TurnerSpeedy Thompson118.683Curtis TurnerBuck Baker95.1671477681
4509/09/56Chisholm21200Buck BakerTim Flock64.864Buck BakerBuck Baker60.89334N/AN/A2
4609/12/56Charlotte (.5 mi. dirt)26200Ralph MoodyJoe Eubanks59.464Ralph MoodyBuck Baker52.84723N/AN/A3
4709/23/56Langhorne44300Paul GoldsmithBuck Baker93.628Paul GoldsmithHerb Thomas70.6151059N/A1
4809/23/56Portland (oval)19250Lloyd DaneRoyce HaggertyN/ALloyd DaneHerb ThomasN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
4909/29/56Columbia18200Buck BakerTim Flock61.940Speedy ThompsonHerb Thomas61.19343N/AN/A4
5009/30/56Hillsborough23110Fireball RobertsSpeedy Thompson88.067Buck BakerHerb Thomas72.734634N/A2
5110/07/56Newport22200Fireball RobertsJoe Eubanks65.597Buck BakerHerb Thomas61.47523002
5210/17/56Charlotte (.75 mi. dirt)27133Buck BakerRalph Moody75.041Buck BakerHerb Thomas72.26833002
5310/23/56Shelby26200Buck BakerDoug Cox58.479Buck BakerHerb Thomas54.054N/AN/A2N/A3
5410/28/56Martinsville40400Jack SmithBuck Baker67.643Jack SmithBuck Baker61.136774N/A3
5511/11/56Hickory22250Speedy ThompsonRalph Earnhardt68.278Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker66.42044N/AN/A2
5611/18/56Wilson24200Buck BakerBuck Baker60.160Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker50.59743N/AN/A4