1956 Cup Series Race Schedule

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# Race Date TV Time Race Track Race Name/Results Pole Cars Laps LDRS CTN DRTN Winner STRT Make MRGN VCTRY RCE SPD
5 Sunday, January 22nd - 12:00 am ET Arizona State Fairgrounds 150 Miles at Arizona… - 30 150 0 0 - Buck Baker 12 Chrysler Under Caution 64.408 mph
6 Sunday, February 26th - 12:00 am ET Daytona Beach Road Course 1956-06 - 76 37 2 2 - Tim Flock 1 Chrysler Under Caution 90.657 mph
7 Sunday, March 4th - 12:00 am ET Palm Beach Speedway 1956-07 - 30 199 2 1 - Billy Myers 3 Mercury Under Caution 68.990 mph
8 Sunday, March 18th - 12:00 am ET Wilson Speedway 1956-08 - 32 106 0 0 - Herb Thomas 1 Chevrolet Under Caution 46.287 mph
9 Sunday, March 25th - 12:00 am ET Lakewood Speedway 1956-09 - 28 100 1 0 - Buck Baker 23 Chrysler Under Caution 70.643 mph
10 Sunday, April 8th - 12:00 am ET North Wilkesboro Speedway Wilkes County 160 - 29 160 2 0 - Tim Flock 3 Chrysler Under Caution 71.034 mph
11 Sunday, April 22nd - 12:00 am ET Langhorne Speedway 1956-11 - 41 150 2 0 - Buck Baker 1 Chrysler Under Caution 75.928 mph
12 Sunday, April 29th - 12:00 am ET Richmond Raceway Richmond 200 - 24 200 2 0 - Buck Baker 1 Dodge Under Caution 56.232 mph
13 Saturday, May 5th - 12:00 am ET Columbia Speedway Arclite 100 - 26 200 3 2 - Speedy Thompson 2 Dodge Under Caution 54.545 mph
14 Sunday, May 6th - 12:00 am ET Concord Speedway 1956-14 - 30 200 2 1 - Speedy Thompson 1 Chrysler Under Caution 61.633 mph
15 Thursday, May 10th - 12:00 am ET Greenville Pickens Speedway 1956-15 - 23 200 0 0 - Buck Baker 2 Dodge Under Caution 60.362 mph
16 Saturday, May 12th - 12:00 am ET Hickory Speedway 1956-16 - 24 200 0 6 - Speedy Thompson 1 Chrysler Under Caution 59.442 mph
17 Sunday, May 13th - 12:00 am ET Occoneechee Speedway 1956-17 - 31 100 2 0 - Buck Baker 1 Chrysler Under Caution 83.720 mph
18 Sunday, May 20th - 12:00 am ET Martinsville Speedway Virginia 500 - 35 500 5 7 - Buck Baker 1 Dodge Under Caution 60.824 mph
19 Friday, May 25th - 12:00 am ET Lincoln Speedway 1956-19 - 17 200 3 0 - Buck Baker 5 Dodge Under Caution 69.619 mph
21 Sunday, May 27th - 12:00 am ET Portland Speedway 1956-21 - 21 150 0 0 - Herb Thomas 18 Chrysler Under Caution 63.815 mph
20 Sunday, May 27th - 12:00 am ET Charlotte Speedway 1956-20 - 25 133 6 3 - Speedy Thompson 1 Chrysler Under Caution 64.866 mph
23 Wednesday, May 30th - 12:00 am ET New York State Fairgrounds 1956-23 - 24 150 2 1 - Buck Baker 1 Chrysler Under Caution 86.179 mph
22 Wednesday, May 30th - 12:00 am ET Redwood Speedway 1956-22 - 25 125 0 0 - Herb Thomas 6 Chrysler Under Caution 38.814 mph
24 Sunday, June 3rd - 12:00 am ET Merced Fairgrounds 1956-24 - 28 200 0 0 - Herb Thomas 1 Chrysler Under Caution 47.325 mph
25 Sunday, June 10th - 12:00 am ET Memphis Arkansas Speedway 1956-25 - 29 167 5 5 - Ralph Moody 23 Ford Under Caution 74.313 mph
26 Friday, June 15th - 12:00 am ET Southern States Fairgrounds 1956-26 - 19 200 3 2 - Speedy Thompson 2 Chrysler Under Caution 56.022 mph
27 Friday, June 22nd - 12:00 am ET Monroe County Fairgrounds 1956-27 - 21 200 3 1 - Speedy Thompson 11 Chrysler Under Caution 57.288 mph
28 Sunday, June 24th - 12:00 am ET Portland Speedway 1956-28 - 20 200 0 0 - John Kieper 12 Oldsmobile Under Caution 62.586 mph
29 Sunday, July 1st - 12:00 am ET Asheville Weaverville Speedway 1956-29 - 29 200 0 0 - Lee Petty 11 Dodge Under Caution 56.435 mph
30 Wednesday, July 4th - 12:00 am ET Raleigh Speedway Raleigh 250 - 36 250 6 1 - Fireball Roberts 32 Ford Under Caution 79.822 mph
31 Saturday, July 7th - 12:00 am ET Piedmont Interstate Fairground… 1956-31 - 18 200 0 0 - Lee Petty 8 Dodge Under Caution 50.483 mph
32 Sunday, July 8th - 12:00 am ET California State Fairgrounds 1956-32 - 21 100 0 0 - Lloyd Dane 15 Mercury Under Caution 74.074 mph
33 Saturday, July 21st - 12:00 am ET Soldier Field 1956-33 - 25 200 0 0 - Fireball Roberts 3 Ford Under Caution 61.037 mph
34 Friday, July 27th - 12:00 am ET Cleveland County Fairgrounds 1956-34 - 17 201 0 0 - Speedy Thompson 2 Dodge Under Caution 53.699 mph
35 Sunday, July 29th - 12:00 am ET Montgomery Motor Speedway 1956-35 - 14 200 0 0 - Marvin Panch 1 Ford Under Caution 67.252 mph
36 Friday, August 3rd - 12:00 am ET Oklahoma State Fairgrounds 1956-36 - 12 200 2 0 - Jim Paschal 8 Mercury Under Caution 60.100 mph
37 Sunday, August 12th - 12:00 am ET Road America 1956-37 - 26 63 4 0 - Tim Flock 6 Mercury Under Caution 73.858 mph
38 Friday, August 17th - 12:00 am ET Old Bridge Stadium 1956-38 - 25 200 1 0 - Ralph Moody 0 Ford Under Caution 65.170 mph
39 Sunday, August 19th - 12:00 am ET Bay Meadows Race Track 1956-39 - 37 241 0 0 - Eddie Pagan 1 Ford Under Caution 68.161 mph
40 Wednesday, August 22nd - 12:00 am ET Norfolk Speedway 1956-40 - 14 250 0 0 - Billy Myers 9 Mercury Under Caution 56.408 mph
41 Thursday, August 23rd - 12:00 am ET Piedmont Interstate Fairground… 1956-41 - 18 200 2 0 - Ralph Moody 1 Ford Under Caution 54.372 mph
42 Saturday, August 25th - 12:00 am ET Coastal Speedway 1956-42 - 20 200 0 0 - Fireball Roberts 3 Ford Under Caution 50.576 mph
43 Sunday, August 26th - 12:00 am ET Portland Speedway 1956-43 - 19 246 0 0 - Royce Haggerty 8 Dodge Under Caution 0.000 mph
44 Monday, September 3rd - 12:00 am ET Darlington Raceway Southern 500 - 70 364 14 7 - Curtis Turner 11 Ford Under Caution 95.167 mph
45 Sunday, September 9th - 12:00 am ET Chisholm Speedway 1956-45 - 22 200 3 0 - Buck Baker 14 Chrysler Under Caution 60.893 mph
46 Wednesday, September 12th - 12:00 am ET Southern States Fairgrounds 1956-46 - 26 200 2 0 - Ralph Moody 11 Ford Under Caution 52.847 mph
47 Sunday, September 23rd - 12:00 am ET Langhorne Speedway 1956-47 - 44 300 10 9 - Paul Goldsmith 2 Chevrolet Under Caution 70.615 mph
48 Sunday, September 23rd - 12:00 am ET Portland Speedway 1956-48 - 19 250 0 0 - Lloyd Dane 0 Ford Under Caution 0.000 mph
49 Saturday, September 29th - 12:00 am ET Columbia Speedway 1956-49 - 18 200 4 0 - Buck Baker 6 Dodge Under Caution 61.193 mph
50 Sunday, September 30th - 12:00 am ET Occoneechee Speedway 1956-50 - 23 110 6 4 - Fireball Roberts 6 Ford Under Caution 72.734 mph
51 Sunday, October 7th - 12:00 am ET Tennessee Carolina Speedway 1956-51 - 22 200 2 0 - Fireball Roberts 14 Ford Under Caution 61.475 mph
52 Wednesday, October 17th - 12:00 am ET Charlotte Speedway 1956-52 - 27 133 3 0 - Buck Baker 2 Chrysler Under Caution 72.268 mph
53 Tuesday, October 23rd - 12:00 am ET Cleveland County Fairgrounds 1956-53 - 26 200 0 2 - Buck Baker 5 Chrysler Under Caution 54.054 mph
54 Sunday, October 28th - 12:00 am ET Martinsville Speedway Old Dominion 400 - 40 400 7 4 - Jack Smith 23 Dodge Under Caution 61.136 mph
55 Sunday, November 11th - 12:00 am ET Hickory Speedway Buddy Shuman 250 - 22 250 4 0 - Speedy Thompson 9 Chrysler Under Caution 66.420 mph
1 Tuesday, November 13th - 12:00 am ET Hickory Speedway 1956-01 - 31 200 2 4 - Tim Flock 1 Chrysler Under Caution 56.962 mph
56 Sunday, November 18th - 12:00 am ET Wilson Speedway 1956-56 - 24 200 0 0 - Buck Baker 1 Chrysler Under Caution 50.597 mph
3 Tuesday, November 20th - 12:00 am ET Willow Springs Speedway 1956-03 - 37 80 7 0 - Chuck Stevenson 2 Ford Under Caution 66.512 mph
2 Tuesday, November 20th - 12:00 am ET Charlotte Speedway 1956-02 - 27 134 0 2 - Fonty Flock 1 Chrysler Under Caution 61.825 mph
4 Tuesday, December 11th - 12:00 am ET Palm Beach Speedway 1956-04 - 23 199 0 0 - Herb Thomas 3 Chevrolet Under Caution 65.009 mph