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NASCAR Pacific Coast:1956-04 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series---1956.jpgNASCAR Short Track Division.jpg
Held on April 8, 1956 at Gardena Stadium in Gardena, CA
200 L, 50 M, 80.4 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1956 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series drivers denoted in white rows, 1956 NASCAR Short Track Division in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 7 5 Clyde Palmer '55 Mercury 200 35 running
2 4 18 Eddie Gray Brand Motors '56 Ford 199 35 running
3 5 225 Lloyd Dane Uptown Motors '56 Mercury 199 0 running
4 12 45 Eddie Pagan Oscar Maples Ford Co. '56 Ford 197 0 running
5 8 2 Al Pombo Delights Garage '55 Dodge 192 0 running
6 1 1 Danny Letner '56 Dodge 186 130 overheating
7 14 56 Chuck Meekins Rush Chevrolet '55 Chevrolet 182 0 running
8 2 11 George Seeger Oscar Maples Ford Co. '56 Ford 180 0 running
9 20 21 Jay Frank '56 Ford 175 0 running
10 6 00 Dick Getty '56 Chevrolet 149 0 accident
11 3 34 Sherman Clark '55 Chevrolet 147 0 accident
12 17 76 Bill Stammer Beach City Chevrolet '55 Chevrolet 142 0 accident
13 13 20 Howard Phillippi Pauls Chevrolet '55 Chevrolet 139 0 accident
14 21 6 Bill West '54 Oldsmobile 128 0 running
15 10 17 Dave Rivard '54 Hudson 90 0 accident
16 15 44 Bob Osborne Pollard-Carrell Chevrolet '56 Chevrolet 87 0 piston
17 16 66 Don Johns '54 Mercury 52 0 running
18 18 41 Ernie Young '56 Pontiac 45 0 accident
19 11 7 Jim Reed Cormier Chevrolet '56 Chevrolet 38 0 accident
20 22 91 Bob Young '55 Plymouth 22 0 running
21 19 39 Bob Stanclift Hastings Chevrolet '55 Chevrolet 21 0 running
22 9 9 Jim Cook '56 Pontiac 8 0 dnf
23 23 27 Don Stanyer '55 Plymouth 1 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Arley Scranton, George Norton, Hal Prentice
Time of Race: 0h:59:32
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory: 1 laps
Average Speed: 50.392 mph
Cautions: 4 for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 26 among 3 drivers - Danny Letner 1-130, Eddie Gray 131-165, Clyde Palmer 166-200