BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

BIRMINGHAM, AL

Birmingham International Raceway is a .5 mile Oval. It falls in the category of Short Track (an oval racetrack that is 1 mile or less in length.).

The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Birmingham International Raceway was in 1958 and the last Cup Series race was in 1968.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Jim Paschal 2
1 David Pearson 2
3 Jack Smith 1
3 Cotton Owens 1
3 Johnny Allen 1
3 Ned Jarrett 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Ned Jarrett 3
2 Richard Petty 2
3 Jim Paschal 1
3 Fireball Roberts 1
3 Bobby Allison 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
06-08-68 1968-22 Richard Petty 2 Plymouth 2/0 3
06-10-67 1967-24 Bobby Allison 4 Dodge 0/0 1
06-06-65 Birmingham 200 Ned Jarrett 1 Ford 1/33 0
06-21-64 1964-32 Ned Jarrett 2 Ford 0/0 1
11-04-63 1963-01 Jim Paschal 1 Plymouth 1/4 2
06-09-63 1963-27 Richard Petty 2 Plymouth 1/3 1
06-04-61 1961-26 Ned Jarrett 4 Chevrolet 0/0 0
09-07-58 1958-43 Fireball Roberts 3 Chevrolet 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1958-43 on 09-07-1958
  • Last Race: 1968-22 on 06-08-1968
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 8
  • Qualifying Record: David Pearson, 97.784 mph on 06-08-1968
  • Race Record: Richard Petty (1968 Plymouth) 89.153 mph on 06-08-1968
  • Largest Purse: $4,740 for the 1964-32 on 06-21-1964
  • Most Cautions: 2 at the 1968-22 on 06-08-1968
  • Most Caution Laps: 33 at the Birmingham 200 on 06-06-1965
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1963-27 on 06-09-1963
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1968-22 on 06-08-1968
  • Most Lead Changes: 3 at the 1968-22 on 06-08-1968
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1958-43 on 09-07-1958
  • Most Wins: 3 - Ned Jarrett
  • Most Poles: 2 - Jim Paschal
  • Most Top Fives: 5 - Richard Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 5 - Richard Petty