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NASCAR Convertible Series 1956 standings

Championship points standings for the NASCAR Convertible Series 1956

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Bob WelbornBob Welborn'56 Chevrolet
8928
2.Flag Curtis TurnerPete DePaolo'56 Ford
8092
3.Flag Larry OdoLarry Odo'56 Chevrolet
7638
4.Flag Joseph WeatherlyPete DePaolo'56 Ford
7608
5.Flag Don OldenbergDon Oldenberg'56 Dodge
7234
6.Flag Jimmie LewallenBob Welborn'56 Chevrolet
6066
7.Flag Art BinkleyArt Binkley'55 Plymouth
5892
8.Flag Jimmy MasseyHubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet
5678
9.Flag Mel LarsonMel Larson'55 Ford
5572
10.Flag Glen WoodWood Brothers Racing'56 Ford
5218
11.Flag Allen AdkinsTom Harbison'56 Dodge
5136
12.Flag Larry FrankJoe Holly'55 Oldsmobile
4874
13.Flag Gwyn StaleyHubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet
4564
14.Flag Dick JoslinBill Webb'56 Dodge
4094
15.Flag Bill Poor
3372
16.Flag Lewis V JonesSam McCuthen'56 Chevrolet
3302
17.Flag Bill LutzGene Sauer'56 Ford
3222
18.Flag Norman SchihlNorman Schihl'56 Ford
3168
19.Flag Bill BrownBill Brown'55 Mercury
2986
20.Flag Danny LetnerTom Harbison'56 Dodge
2974
21.Flag Tom PistoneTom Pistone'56 Chevrolet
2780
22.Flag Fred Eugene BlairGene Blair'55 Mercury
2668
23.Flag Robert W Beck
2472
24.Flag Jimmy ThompsonGeorge Hilton'56 Mercury
2386
25.Flag Frank MundyCarl Kiekhaefer'56 Dodge
2330
26.Flag Bun Emery
2084
27.Flag Dave HirschfieldDave Hirschfield'55 Chevrolet
1972
28.Flag Billy Rafter
1516
29.Flag Bob Pronger'56 Ford
1368
30.Flag Ray AtkinsonRay Atkinson'56 Dodge
1288
31.Flag Marvin PanchTom Harbison'56 Dodge
1280
32.Flag Billy Carden'56 Ford
1276
33.Flag Don GrayRay Fletcher'56 Ford
920
34.Flag Bill Cornwall'56 Ford
844
35.Flag Bill Lang'56 Ford
674
36.Flag Fireball RobertsPete DePaolo'56 Ford
672
37.Flag Fonty FlockHubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet
528
38.Flag Pete PetersonPete Peterson'56 Ford
480
39.Flag John Schipper'55 Mercury
466
40.Flag Herb ThomasHerb Thomas'56 Chevrolet
460
41.Flag Joe EubanksSatcher Motors'56 Ford
404
42.Flag Red DuvallRed Duvall'55 Buick
400
43.Flag Ken Warmington'55 Cadillac
376
44.Flag George BumgardnerHenry Caputo'54 Buick
360
45.Flag Jack LawrenceJack Lawrence'55 Plymouth
320
46.Flag Raymond Carter'55 Chevrolet
280
46.Flag John Fox'56 Ford
280
48.Flag Dink WidenhouseSam McCuthen'56 Chevrolet
208
49.Flag Spike Sheldon'55 Plymouth
200
50.Flag Gordon Snead'54 Oldsmobile
180
51.Flag Paul GoldsmithSmokey Yunick1956 Chevrolet
168
52.Flag Ken Wheeler1956 Ford
144
Flag George AlsobrookGeorge Alsobrook'56 Ford
0
Flag Dick BeatyDick Beaty'54 Oldsmobile
0
Flag Tony BigelowLonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet
0
Flag Cannonball BrownCannonball Brown'56 Chrysler
0
Flag Ray Campbell'56 Chevrolet
0
Flag Don Corley'56 Ford
0
Flag Darel DieringerDon Oldenberg'55 Buick
0
Flag Jim DonovanRay Fletcher'56 Ford
0
Flag Harry Dust'56 Pontiac
0
Flag Bill Eubanks1956 Buick
0
Flag Bob FlockHubert Westmoreland'56 Chevrolet
0
Flag William J Gerken'56 Dodge
0
Flag Bill Hassell'56 Ford
0
Flag Augie Howerton'55 Chevrolet
0
Flag Clarence Walter LarsonLonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet
0
Flag Ralph LiguoriRalph Liguori'56 Mercury
0
Flag Curly Martin'56 Dodge
0
Flag Larry Marx'56 Chevrolet
0
Flag Frank Milligan'56 Chevrolet
0
Flag Bud Palmer'56 Mercury
0
Flag Jim ReedJim ReedChevrolet
0
Flag Richard Riley'54 Oldsmobile
0
Flag George Smith'55 Buick
0
Flag Jack SmithSchwam Motors'56 Ford
0
Flag Bill Tanner'56 Chevrolet
0
Flag Sal Tovella'56 Plymouth
0
Flag Bob Vance'56 Ford
0
Flag Dick Walters'56 Ford
0
Flag Sonny Walters'56 Ford
0
Flag Herschel WhiteHerschel White'56 Oldsmobile
0
Flag Carmen Willcutt'55 Pontiac
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Curtis Turner
22
Most pole positionsFlag Curtis Turner
16
Most podium positionsFlag Curtis Turner
24
Most podium positions without a winFlag Glen Wood
11

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
98.8%U.S.A.Flag John Fox, Curtis Turner, Bob Welborn, Larry Odo, Joseph Weatherly, Don Oldenberg, Jimmie Lewallen, Art Binkley, Jimmy Massey, Mel Larson, Glen Wood, Allen Adkins, Larry Frank, Gwyn Staley, Dick Joslin, Bill Poor, Lewis V Jones, Bill Lutz, Bill Brown, Danny Letner, Tom Pistone, Fred Eugene Blair, Robert W Beck, Jimmy Thompson, Frank Mundy, Bun Emery, Dave Hirschfield, Billy Rafter, Bob Pronger, Ray Atkinson, Fireball Roberts, Herb Thomas, Marvin Panch, Red Duvall, George Bumgardner, Pete Peterson, John Schipper, Herschel White, Jack Lawrence, Bud Palmer, Jim Reed, Bob Vance, Darel Dieringer, Paul Goldsmith, Ken Wheeler, Bill Cornwall, Curly Martin, Don Gray, Fonty Flock, Bob Flock, Dink Widenhouse, Bill Tanner, Ralph Liguori, Harry Dust, Bill Lang, George Smith, Augie Howerton, Dick Walters, Clarence Walter Larson, Sonny Walters, Bill Hassell, Cannonball Brown, Carmen Willcutt, Ken Warmington, Larry Marx, Ray Campbell, Spike Sheldon, George Alsobrook, Billy Carden, Bill Eubanks, Tony Bigelow, Don Corley, Dick Beaty, Jack Smith, Sal Tovella, Richard Riley, Raymond Carter, William J Gerken, Gordon Snead, Frank Milligan, Jim Donovan, Joe Eubanks82
1.2%CanadaFlag Norman Schihl1

Individual driver statistics for the 1956 NASCAR Convertible Series

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Adkins, AllenFlag 27 y/o332620
Alsobrook, GeorgeFlag 22 y/o10000
Atkinson, RayFlag 30 y/o110000
Beaty, DickFlag 31 y/o10000
Beck, Robert WFlag 49 y/o170000
Bigelow, TonyFlag n/a10000
Binkley, ArtFlag 35 y/o410100
Blair, Fred EugeneFlag 23 y/o240010
Brown, BillFlag n/a320000
Brown, CannonballFlag 33 y/o200000
Bumgardner, GeorgeFlag n/a1000
Campbell, RayFlag 54 y/o10000
Carden, BillyFlag 32 y/o70100
Carter, RaymondFlag 29 y/o10000
Corley, DonFlag n/a80000
Cornwall, BillFlag 32 y/o80000
Dieringer, DarelFlag 30 y/o80210
Donovan, JimFlag n/a30000
Dust, HarryFlag 30 y/o30000
Duvall, RedFlag 32 y/o1000
Emery, BunFlag 28 y/o140000
Eubanks, BillFlag n/a10000
Eubanks, JoeFlag 30 y/o10100
Flock, BobFlag 38 y/o10010
Flock, FontyFlag 36 y/o31100
Fox, JohnFlag n/a10000
Frank, LarryFlag 27 y/o370000
Gerken, William JFlag 26 y/o40000
Goldsmith, PaulFlag 30 y/o1001
Gray, DonFlag 26 y/o100000
Hassell, BillFlag n/a10000
Hirschfield, DaveFlag 25 y/o190000
Howerton, AugieFlag n/a10000
Jones, Lewis VFlag 22 y/o280100
Joslin, DickFlag 29 y/o330200
Lang, BillFlag n/a60000
Larson, Clarence WalterFlag 33 y/o40000
Larson, MelFlag 26 y/o430010
Lawrence, JackFlag 14 y/o3000
Letner, DannyFlag 28 y/o221600
Lewallen, JimmieFlag 36 y/o350310
Liguori, RalphFlag 29 y/o10000
Lutz, BillFlag 27 y/o290200
Martin, CurlyFlag n/a30000
Marx, LarryFlag 37 y/o10000
Massey, JimmyFlag 27 y/o283810
Milligan, FrankFlag n/a10000
Mundy, FrankFlag 38 y/o136750
Odo, LarryFlag 33 y/o451400
Oldenberg, DonFlag 33 y/o441510
Palmer, BudFlag n/a1000
Panch, MarvinFlag 30 y/o91300
Peterson, PeteFlag n/a20000
Pistone, TomFlag 27 y/o261310
Poor, BillFlag 45 y/o180000
Pronger, BobFlag 34 y/o120100
Rafter, BillyFlag 26 y/o80000
Reed, JimFlag 30 y/o1000
Riley, RichardFlag 27 y/o10000
Roberts, FireballFlag 27 y/o2020
Schihl, NormanFlag 30 y/o270000
Schipper, JohnFlag 44 y/o40000
Sheldon, SpikeFlag n/a40000
Smith, GeorgeFlag 25 y/o10000
Smith, JackFlag 32 y/o10000
Snead, GordonFlag n/a10000
Staley, GwynFlag 28 y/o221700
Tanner, BillFlag n/a30000
Thomas, HerbFlag 33 y/o1010
Thompson, JimmyFlag 32 y/o190000
Tovella, SalFlag 27 y/o10000
Turner, CurtisFlag 32 y/o412224160
Vance, BobFlag n/a1000
Walters, DickFlag 22 y/o60000
Walters, SonnyFlag n/a20000
Warmington, KenFlag 37 y/o20000
Weatherly, JosephFlag 34 y/o3631990
Welborn, BobFlag 28 y/o4431620
Wheeler, KenFlag n/a10000
White, HerschelFlag 39 y/o1000
Widenhouse, DinkFlag 24 y/o20000
Willcutt, CarmenFlag n/a10000
Wood, GlenFlag 30 y/o3001120
#DateCircuitWinnerSecondThirdPoleFL
11956-02-25Daytona Beach, FLTurnerRobertsThomasWeatherly
21956-03-18CharlotteTurnerRobertsDieringerGoldsmith
31956-03-25Hillsboro, NCTurnerWeatherlyStaleyTurner
41956-04-08Fayetteville, NCWelbornMasseyDieringerWelborn
51956-04-12Atlanta, GAFlockPanchOldenbergDieringer
61956-04-15Montgomery, ALPanchWelbornWeatherlyFlock
71956-04-22Hickory, NCWelbornOdoMundy
81956-04-28Lancaster, SCOdoJoslinBinkleyBlair
91956-04-29Greensboro, NCWelbornStaleyWoodWeatherly
101956-05-06Old Bridge, NJMundyLetnerAdkinsLarson
111956-05-12Raleigh, NCMundyMasseyWoodMundy
121956-05-20Langhorne, PALetnerMasseyLewallenMundy
131956-05-25Roanoke, VATurnerAdkinsWelbornWelborn
141956-05-26Columbia, SCMasseyJonesLewallenTurner
151956-05-30Kansas City, KSMundyWelbornProngerAdkins
161956-06-02Tulsa, OKMundyAdkinsLetnerMundy
171956-06-08Oklahoma City, OKAdkinsWelbornMundyMassey
181956-06-10Hutchinson, KSMundyWoodWelbornAdkins
191956-06-17Sedalia, MOMundyStaleyWoodMundy
201956-06-22Norfolk, VATurnerStaleyWelbornTurner
211956-06-24Wilson, NCTurnerWeatherlyLewallenTurner
221956-06-30Chicago, ILPistoneTurnerLutzTurner
231956-07-01Flat Rock, MITurnerPistoneWelbornLewallen
241956-07-04Syracuse, NYTurnerOldenbergOdoTurner
251956-07-06Toronto, ONOldenbergWeatherlyPistonePistone
261956-07-07Buffalo, NYWeatherlyWoodOdoWeatherly
271956-07-14Belmar, NJTurnerWelbornOldenbergTurner
281956-07-21New Oxford, PATurnerWeatherlyWelbornTurner
291956-07-28Ft. Wayne, INTurnerWeatherlyWoodWood
301956-08-03Winston-Salem, NCTurnerWeatherlyLetnerTurner
311956-08-04Columbia, SCTurnerWoodWeatherlyWeatherly
321956-08-05Hickory, NCStaleyTurnerMasseyWood
331956-08-10Charlotte, NCMasseyCardenWelbornTurner
341956-08-12Flat Rock, MIAdkinsJoslinOdoOldenberg
351956-08-17Rochester, NYWeatherlyLetnerWoodTurner
361956-08-19Pittsburgh, PAWeatherlyStaleyLetnerWeatherly
371956-08-25Raleigh, NCTurnerWeatherlyMasseyWeatherly
381956-08-31Greenville, S.C.TurnerWeatherlyWoodTurner
391956-09-02Atlanta, GAWeatherlyWoodOldenbergWeatherly
401956-09-05Asheville, NCTurnerWeatherlyLutzWeatherly
411956-09-09Chicago, ILTurnerWeatherlyWelbornWeatherly
421956-09-16LeHi, ARTurnerWeatherlyStaleyTurner
431956-09-18Shelby, NCTurnerWeatherlyWelbornWeatherly
441956-09-23Martinsville, VAMasseyAdkinsWelbornTurner
451956-09-29Spartanburg, SCTurnerWeatherlyWoodWeatherly
461956-09-30Weaverville, NCTurnerWeatherlyWoodTurner
471956-10-14Hillsboro, NCTurnerWeatherlyEubanksTurner
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