DAYTON SPEEDWAY

DAYTON, OH

Dayton 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 Dayton Speedway was in 1950 and the last Cup Series race was in 1952.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Fonty Flock 3
2 Tim Flock 1
2 Dick Linder 1
2 Curtis Turner 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Dick Rathman 2
2 Curtis Turner 1
2 Fonty Flock 1
2 Jimmy Florian 1
2 Dick Linder 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
09-21-52 1952-28 Dick Rathman 3 Hudson 0/0 3
05-18-52 1952-11 Dick Rathman 3 Hudson 1/0 2
09-23-51 1951-29 Fonty Flock 1 Oldsmobile 2/0 0
06-24-51 1951-12 Curtis Turner 0 Oldsmobile 0/0 1
08-20-50 1950-11 Dick Linder 2 Oldsmobile 0/0 3
06-25-50 1950-07 Jimmy Florian 0 Ford 0/0 6
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1950-07 on 06-25-1950
  • Last Race: 1952-28 on 09-21-1952
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 6
  • Qualifying Record: Tim Flock, 78.838 mph on 06-24-1951
  • Race Record: Dick Rathman (1951 Hudson) 65.526 mph on 05-18-1952
  • Largest Purse: $5,550 for the 1952-28 on 09-21-1952
  • Most Cautions: 2 at the 1951-29 on 09-23-1951
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1950-07 on 06-25-1950
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1952-11 on 05-18-1952
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1951-29 on 09-23-1951
  • Most Lead Changes: 6 at the 1950-07 on 06-25-1950
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1951-29 on 09-23-1951
  • Most Wins: 2 - Dick Rathman
  • Most Poles: 3 - Fonty Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 4 - Lee Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 5 - Lee Petty