Organiser: Australian Racing Drivers Club
1956 Bathurst 100 Wikipedia
The 1956 Bathurst 100 was a motor race held at the Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia on 2 April 1956. It was staged over 26 laps of the 3.875-mile circuit, a total distance of approximately 100 miles. The race was contested on a handicap basis with the first cars starting 16 minutes and two seconds before the last car, the Maserati 250F of Reg Hunt.
The race was won by Lex Davison in a Ferrari, with the Scratch section (disregarding handicaps) won by Reg Hunt driving a Maserati 250F.