CENTRAL CITY SPEEDWAY

MACON, GA

Central City Speedway 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 Central City Speedway was in 1951 and the last Cup Series race was in 1954.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Bob Flock 1
1 Dick Rathman 1
1 Jack Smith 1
1 Tim Flock 1
1 Fonty Flock 1
1 Joe Eubanks 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Herb Thomas 2
2 Gober Sosebee 1
2 Lee Petty 1
2 Hershel McGriff 1
2 Dick Rathman 1
2 Speedy Thompson 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
09-12-54 1954-32 Hershel McGriff 0 Oldsmobile 3/0 1
04-25-54 1954-09 Gober Sosebee 0 Oldsmobile 0/0 6
09-13-53 1953-31 Speedy Thompson 0 Oldsmobile 0/0 7
04-26-53 1953-07 Dick Rathman 0 Hudson 0/0 2
09-07-52 1952-26 Lee Petty 8 Plymouth 0/0 3
04-27-52 1952-08 Herb Thomas 4 Hudson 0/0 1
09-08-51 1951-26 Herb Thomas 6 Plymouth 0/0 2
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1951-26 on 09-08-1951
  • Last Race: 1954-32 on 09-12-1954
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 7
  • Qualifying Record: Joe Eubanks, 60.810 mph on 09-13-1953
  • Race Record: Dick Rathman (1952 Hudson) 56.417 mph on 04-26-1953
  • Largest Purse: $4,865 for the 1952-26 on 09-07-1952
  • Most Cautions: 3 at the 1954-32 on 09-12-1954
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1951-26 on 09-08-1951
  • Least Cautions: 3 at the 1954-32 on 09-12-1954
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1954-32 on 09-12-1954
  • Most Lead Changes: 7 at the 1953-31 on 09-13-1953
  • Least Lead Changes: 1 at the 1952-08 on 04-27-1952
  • Most Wins: 2 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Poles: 1 - Bob Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 4 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Top Tens: 5 - Tim Flock