FORSYTH COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

WINSTON-SALEM, NC

Forsyth County Fairgrounds 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 Forsyth County Fairgrounds was in 1955 and the last Cup Series race was in 1955.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Fonty Flock 1
1 Tim Flock 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Lee Petty 2
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
08-07-55 1955-32 Lee Petty 3 Dodge 0/0 0
05-29-55 1955-18 Lee Petty 9 Chrysler 8/0 2
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1955-18 on 05-29-1955
  • Last Race: 1955-32 on 08-07-1955
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 2
  • Qualifying Record: Tim Flock, 59.016 mph on 08-07-1955
  • Race Record: Lee Petty (1954 Chrysler) 50.583 mph on 05-29-1955
  • Largest Purse: $4,285 for the 1955-32 on 08-07-1955
  • Most Cautions: 8 at the 1955-18 on 05-29-1955
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1955-18 on 05-29-1955
  • Least Cautions: 8 at the 1955-18 on 05-29-1955
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1955-18 on 05-29-1955
  • Most Lead Changes: 2 at the 1955-18 on 05-29-1955
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1955-32 on 08-07-1955
  • Most Wins: 2 - Lee Petty
  • Most Poles: 1 - Fonty Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Lee Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 2 - Lee Petty