1956 Virginia 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on May 20, 1956 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
500 L, 263 M, 423.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 502 Buck Baker '56 Dodge 500 125 running
2 2 500 Speedy Thompson '56 Dodge 500 259 running
3 5 42 Lee Petty '56 Dodge 497 0 running
4 8 3 Paul Goldsmith '56 Chevrolet 496 0 running
5 9 2 Gwyn Staley '56 Chevrolet 491 0 running
6 7 X Rex White '56 Chevrolet 483 0 running
7 19 418 Sherman Utsman '56 Chevrolet 477 0 running
8 13 14 Billy Myers '56 Mercury 475 0 running
9 21 91 Jack Smith '56 Chevrolet 475 0 running
10 15 12 Ralph Moody '56 Ford 467 0 running
11 33 19 Harvey Henderson '56 Ford 464 0 running
12 22 55 Tiny Lund '56 Pontiac 463 0 running
13 6 7A Bobby Johns '56 Chevrolet 458 0 running
14 34 240 Reitzel Darner '56 Ford 441 0 rf hub
15 12 1 Bobby Myers '55 Chevrolet 436 0 rf hub
16 18 22 Fireball Roberts '56 Ford 435 0 running
17 30 16 Ray Chaike '56 Chevrolet 430 0 running
18 25 9 Pee Wee Jones '56 Ford 419 0 running
19 32 211 George Cork '55 Plymouth 405 0 running
20 3 92 Herb Thomas '56 Chevrolet 377 116 engine
21 29 209 Pete Stewart '56 Plymouth 356 0 rr axle
22 28 18 Arden Mounts '56 Pontiac 338 0 running
23 10 285 Don Carr '56 Pontiac 304 0 lug bolt
24 14 150 Fred Lorenzen '56 Chevrolet 293 0 running
25 4 75 Jim Paschal '56 Mercury 293 0 bearing
26 31 59 Blackie Pitt '56 Buick 252 0 rf hub
27 7 286 Cotton Owens '56 Pontiac 243 0 rf hub
28 24 32 Ted Cannady '56 Chevrolet 156 0 transmission
29 23 204 Darvin Randahl '56 Ford 149 0 piston
30 16 11 Tim Flock '56 Chevrolet 69 0 crash
31 26 264 Johnny Allen '55 Plymouth 37 0 transmission
32 35 35 Joe Bill O'Dell '55 Rambler 37 0 crash
33 20 95 Bob Duell '56 Ford 29 0 crash
34 27 195 Jim Rhoades '55 Packard 25 0 tire
35 17 6 Ralph Liguori '56 Dodge 8 0 piston
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available