CONCORD SPEEDWAY

CONCORD, NC

Concord 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 Concord Speedway was in 1956 and the last Cup Series race was in 1964.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Richard Petty 2
1 Speedy Thompson 2
1 Joe Weatherly 2
4 Jack Smith 1
4 Buck Baker 1
4 David Pearson 1
4 Curtis Turner 1
4 Fred Harb 1
4 Mel Larson 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Jack Smith 3
2 Joe Weatherly 2
3 Fireball Roberts 1
3 Ned Jarrett 1
3 Speedy Thompson 1
3 Lee Petty 1
3 Richard Petty 1
3 Marvin Panch 1
3 Curtis Turner 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
11-10-64 Textile 250 Ned Jarrett 3 Ford 0/0 5
06-11-64 1964-29 Richard Petty 1 Plymouth 1/0 4
11-05-62 1962-01 Jack Smith 2 Pontiac 0/0 0
05-06-62 1962-20 Joe Weatherly 7 Pontiac 0/0 1
02-25-62 1962-06 Joe Weatherly 1 Pontiac 0/0 0
10-25-59 Lee Kirby 300 Jack Smith 18 Chevrolet 2/0 2
03-08-59 1959-05 Curtis Turner 4 T-Bird 2/0 2
03-02-58 1958-03 Lee Petty 0 Oldsmobile 1/0 2
12-02-57 1957-02 Marvin Panch 3 Ford 0/0 1
10-13-57 1957-51 Fireball Roberts 5 Ford 5/0 6
03-03-57 1957-05 Jack Smith 9 Chevrolet 1/0 5
05-06-56 1956-14 Speedy Thompson 1 Chrysler 1/3 2
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1956-14 on 05-06-1956
  • Last Race: Textile 250 on 11-10-1964
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 12
  • Qualifying Record: David Pearson, 69.257 mph on 11-10-1964
  • Race Record: Richard Petty (1964 Plymouth) 66.352 mph on 06-11-1964
  • Largest Purse: $6,540 for the Lee Kirby 300 on 10-25-1959
  • Most Cautions: 5 at the 1957-51 on 10-13-1957
  • Most Caution Laps: 3 at the 1956-14 on 05-06-1956
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1956-14 on 05-06-1956
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1957-05 on 03-03-1957
  • Most Lead Changes: 6 at the 1957-51 on 10-13-1957
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1962-01 on 11-05-1962
  • Most Wins: 3 - Jack Smith
  • Most Poles: 2 - Richard Petty
  • Most Top Fives: 6 - Jack Smith
  • Most Top Tens: 7 - Jack Smith