COASTAL SPEEDWAY

MYRTLE BEACH, SC

Coastal 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 Coastal Speedway was in 1956 and the last Cup Series race was in 1957.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Ralph Moody 1
1 Johnny Allen 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Fireball Roberts 1
1 Gwyn Staley 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
08-26-57 1957-39 Gwyn Staley 3 Chevrolet 0/0 0
08-25-56 1956-42 Fireball Roberts 3 Ford 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1956-42 on 08-25-1956
  • Last Race: 1957-39 on 08-26-1957
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 2
  • Qualifying Record: Ralph Moody, 58.346 mph on 08-25-1956
  • Race Record: Gwyn Staley (1957 Chevrolet) 50.782 mph on 08-26-1957
  • Largest Purse: $4,485 for the 1956-42 on 08-25-1956
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1956-42 on 08-25-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1956-42 on 08-25-1956
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 0 at the 1956-42 on 08-25-1956
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1956-42 on 08-25-1956
  • Most Wins: 1 - Fireball Roberts
  • Most Poles: 1 - Ralph Moody
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Buck Baker
  • Most Top Tens: 2 - Buck Baker