1956 Wilkes County 160 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on April 8, 1956 at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, NC
160 L, 100 M, 160.96 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 300A Tim Flock '56 Chrysler 160 46 running
2 17 14 Billy Myers '56 Mercury 160 0 running
3 8 75 Jim Paschal '56 Mercury 160 0 running
4 7 92 Herb Thomas '56 Chevrolet 160 0 running
5 5 12 Ralph Moody '56 Ford 159 0 running
6 12 B29 Dink Widenhouse '56 Ford 158 0 running
7 10 98 Allen Adkins '56 Ford 158 0 running
8 18 42 Lee Petty '56 Dodge 158 0 running
9 14 5 Bill Blair '56 Dodge 151 0 running
10 24 1 Whitey Norman '55 Chevrolet 150 0 running
11 19 300C Buck Baker '56 Chrysler 148 0 running
12 25 34 Dick Beaty '56 Ford 147 0 running
13 23 94 Ed Cole '55 Mercury 145 0 running
14 15 37 Tiny Lund '56 Pontiac 142 0 running
15 9 2 Gwyn Staley '56 Chevrolet 134 0 transmission
16 11 100 Ken Milligan '56 Chevrolet 134 0 running
17 16 82 Joe Eubanks '56 Ford 133 0 axle
18 2 501 Speedy Thompson '56 Dodge 127 97 gas line
19 4 X Rex White '56 Chevrolet 112 0 a frame
20 13 27 John McVitty '55 Chevrolet 102 0 fuel pump
21 20 271 Dick Blackwell '56 Mercury 102 0 running
22 22 25 Jimmie Lewallen '55 Chevrolet 93 0 engine
23 29 54 Lou Spears '55 Ford 83 0 overheating
24 21 6 Ralph Liguori '56 Dodge 45 0 tire
25 6 22 Fireball Roberts '56 Ford 38 0 driveshaft
26 26 264 Johnny Allen '55 Plymouth 22 0 crash
27 27 96 Bobby Keck '55 Chevrolet 22 0 piston
28 1 55 Junior Johnson '56 Pontiac 17 17 piston
29 28 19 Harvey Henderson '55 Chevrolet 13 0 engine
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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