DAYTONA BEACH & ROAD COURSE

DAYTONA BEACH, FL

Daytona Beach & Road Course is a 4.17 mile Road course. It falls in the category of Road Course (a racing circuit comprised of left- and right-hand turns, as opposed to an oval which is comprised exclusively of left-hand turns.).

The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona Beach & Road Course was in 1949 and the last Cup Series race was in 1958.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Tim Flock 3
2 Gober Sosebee 1
2 Bob Pronger 1
2 Joe Littlejohn 1
2 Lee Petty 1
2 Banjo Matthews 1
2 Pat Kirkwood 1
2 Paul Goldsmith 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Tim Flock 2
1 Marshall Teague 2
3 Red Byron 1
3 Lee Petty 1
3 Harold Kite 1
3 Cotton Owens 1
3 Bill Blair 1
3 Paul Goldsmith 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
02-23-58 1958-02 Paul Goldsmith 1 Pontiac 0/0 0
02-17-57 1957-04 Cotton Owens 3 Pontiac 1/0 5
02-26-56 1956-06 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 2/2 2
02-27-55 1955-04 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 0/0 0
02-21-54 1954-02 Lee Petty 1 Chrysler 0/0 2
02-15-53 1953-02 Bill Blair 6 Oldsmobile 0/0 2
02-10-52 1952-02 Marshall Teague 11 Hudson 0/0 2
02-11-51 1951-01 Marshall Teague 6 Hudson 0/0 1
02-05-50 1950-01 Harold Kite 3 Lincoln 0/0 3
07-10-49 1949-02 Red Byron 2 Oldsmobile 0/0 1
  • Track Length: 4.17 Miles
  • Track Shape: Road course
  • Track Type: RC
  • First Race: 1949-02 on 07-10-1949
  • Last Race: 1958-02 on 02-23-1958
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 10
  • Qualifying Record: Paul Goldsmith, 140.570 mph on 02-23-1958
  • Race Record: Cotton Owens (1957 Pontiac) 101.541 mph on 02-17-1957
  • Largest Purse: $14,065 for the 1958-02 on 02-23-1958
  • Most Cautions: 2 at the 1956-06 on 02-26-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 2 at the 1956-06 on 02-26-1956
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1957-04 on 02-17-1957
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1957-04 on 02-17-1957
  • Most Lead Changes: 5 at the 1957-04 on 02-17-1957
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1958-02 on 02-23-1958
  • Most Wins: 2 - Tim Flock
  • Most Poles: 3 - Tim Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 5 - Fonty Flock
  • Most Top Tens: 7 - Fonty Flock