CHAMPION SPEEDWAY

FAYETTEVILLE, NC

Champion Speedway is a .333 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 Champion Speedway was in 1958 and the last Cup Series race was in 1959.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Lee Petty 2
2 Bob Welborn 1
2 Jack Smith 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Bob Welborn 2
2 Curtis Turner 1
2 Rex White 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
11-09-59 1959-01 Bob Welborn 1 Chevrolet 0/0 2
11-03-58 1958-01 Rex White 5 Chevrolet 0/0 3
04-05-58 1958-07 Bob Welborn 2 Chevrolet 2/0 2
03-15-58 1958-04 Curtis Turner 0 Ford 1/0 3
  • Track Length: .333 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1958-04 on 03-15-1958
  • Last Race: 1959-01 on 11-09-1959
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 4
  • Qualifying Record: Jack Smith, 62.665 mph on 11-03-1958
  • Race Record: Rex White (1957 Chevrolet) 59.170 mph on 11-03-1958
  • Largest Purse: $4,020 for the 1958-01 on 11-03-1958
  • Most Cautions: 2 at the 1958-07 on 04-05-1958
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1958-04 on 03-15-1958
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1958-04 on 03-15-1958
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1958-04 on 03-15-1958
  • Most Lead Changes: 3 at the 1958-04 on 03-15-1958
  • Least Lead Changes: 2 at the 1958-07 on 04-05-1958
  • Most Wins: 2 - Bob Welborn
  • Most Poles: 2 - Lee Petty
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Curtis Turner
  • Most Top Tens: 4 - Buck Baker