CALIFORNIA STATE FAIRGROUNDS

SACRAMENTO, CA

California State Fairgrounds is a 1 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 California State Fairgrounds was in 1956 and the last Cup Series race was in 1961.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Parnelli Jones 1
1 Bill Jarlick 1
1 Eddie Pagan 1
1 Jim Cook 1
1 Danny Graves 1
1 Bill Amick 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Eddie Gray 2
2 Parnelli Jones 1
2 Lloyd Dane 1
2 Jim Cook 1
2 Danny Graves 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
09-10-61 1961-45 Eddie Gray 0 Ford 0/0 1
09-11-60 1960-37 Jim Cook 1 Dodge 0/0 0
09-13-59 1959-39 Eddie Gray 19 Ford 0/0 0
09-07-58 1958-44 Parnelli Jones 1 Ford 0/0 0
09-08-57 1957-43 Danny Graves 1 Chevrolet 0/0 0
07-08-56 1956-32 Lloyd Dane 15 Mercury 0/0 0
  • Track Length: 1 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1956-32 on 07-08-1956
  • Last Race: 1961-45 on 09-10-1961
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 6
  • Qualifying Record: Bill Amick, 79.260 mph on 09-10-1961
  • Race Record: Lloyd Dane (1956 Mercury) 74.074 mph on 07-08-1956
  • Largest Purse: $5,125 for the 1961-45 on 09-10-1961
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1956-32 on 07-08-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1956-32 on 07-08-1956
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 1 at the 1961-45 on 09-10-1961
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1956-32 on 07-08-1956
  • Most Wins: 2 - Eddie Gray
  • Most Poles: 1 - Parnelli Jones
  • Most Top Fives: 4 - Danny Weinberg
  • Most Top Tens: 4 - Danny Weinberg