1956 NASCAR Cup Series Race Schedule

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