1956 Darlington Indycars in USAC at the Darlington circuit. Full information

1956 Darlington Indycars

1956 Darlington Indycars is 4th USAC race. Passed at the Darlington circuit. Andy Linden won the pole position, Pat O'connor won this race. Jack Turner and Johnny Boyd also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 146 laps (321 km).

Previous race: 1956 Langhorne Indycars
Next race: 1956 Atlanta Indycars
Race Start: 4th July 1956

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1956 Darlington Indycars

1st victory for the Chapman S Root team
1st victory for the Pat O'connor
1st podium for the Pat O'connor
1st podium for the Jack Turner
1st podium for the Johnny Boyd

1956 Darlington Indycars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Pat O'connor Blough ? 1956, #7 400 1h 36m 27s 0 Chapman S Root
2 Jack Turner Shilala ? 1956, #54 320 146 laps 0 Ernest L Ruiz
3 Johnny Boyd Kurtis Kraft 500G, #15 280 146 laps 0 Bignotti-Bowes Racing Associates
4 George Amick Kuzma ? 1956, #81 240 146 laps 0 Pete Salemi
5 Pat Flaherty Watson ? 1956, #8 200 146 laps 0 John Zink
6 Ed Elisian Watson ? 1956, #18 160 146 laps 0 John Zink
7 Elmer George Watson ? 1956, #21 120 146 laps 0 Mari Hulman
8 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma ? 1956, #2 100 146 laps 0 Dean Van Lines Racing Division
9 Johnny Thomson Kuzma ? 1956, #44 80 146 laps 0 Peter J Schmidt
10 Don Freeland Phillips ? 1956, #16 60 146 laps 0 Bob Estes
11 Jim Rathmann Lesovsky ? 1956, #78 40 144 laps 0 Lindsey Hopkins Racing
12 Jimmy Reece Kurtis Kraft 4000, #25 20 143 laps 0 Hart Fullerton
13 Andy Linden, Bob Veith Turner ? 1956, #73 0   0 Lee Elkins
14 Bill Cheesbourg Nichels ? 1956, #5 0 141 laps 0 H Allen Chapman
15 Dick Rathmann Kuzma ? 1956, #45 0 139 laps Spun 0 Racing Associates
16 Ken Gottschalk Hillegass ? 1956, #46 0 139 laps 0 Lee S Glessner
17 Earl Motter Silnes ? 1956, #76 0 138 laps 0 George H Leitenberger
18 Eddie Russo Ewing ? 1956, #12 0 138 laps 0 Pat Clancy
19 Rodger Ward Lesovsky ? 1956, #62 0 136 laps Spun 0 Roger G Wolcott
20 Gene Force Kurtis Kraft 4000, #35 0 133 laps 0 M Peter Wales
21 Eddie Sachs Kurtis Kraft 500C, #19 0 128 laps Spun 0 Ed Kostenuk
22 Al Keller, Gene Hartley Pankratz ? 1956, #3 0   0 Gilbert E Morcroft
23 Billy Garrett Kuzma ? 1956, #41 0 36 laps Drive train 0 Lysle Greenman

List of all cars for the 1956 Darlington Indycars on the Darlington circuit

Kurtis Kraft 500C

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 4000

Offenhauser

Watson ? 1956

Offenhauser

Phillips ? 1956

Offenhauser

Kuzma ? 1956

Offenhauser

Lesovsky ? 1956

Offenhauser

Silnes ? 1956

Offenhauser

Hillegass ? 1956

Offenhauser

Ewing ? 1956

Offenhauser

Pankratz ? 1956

Offenhauser

Blough ? 1956

Offenhauser

Shilala ? 1956

Offenhauser

Turner ? 1956

Offenhauser

Nichels ? 1956

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft 500G

Offenhauser L4 4.5