GRAND RIVER SPEEDROME

GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Grand River Speedrome 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 Grand River Speedrome was in 1951 and the last Cup Series race was in 1954.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Marshall Teague 1
1 Herb Thomas 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Marshall Teague 1
1 Lee Petty 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
07-11-54 1954-25 Lee Petty 0 Chrysler 0/0 0
07-01-51 1951-14 Marshall Teague 1 Hudson 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1951-14 on 07-01-1951
  • Last Race: 1954-25 on 07-11-1954
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 2
  • Qualifying Record: Herb Thomas, 59.055 mph on 07-11-1954
  • Race Record: Lee Petty (1954 Chrysler) 52.090 mph on 07-11-1954
  • Largest Purse: $3,800 for the 1954-25 on 07-11-1954
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1951-14 on 07-01-1951
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1951-14 on 07-01-1951
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 0 at the 1951-14 on 07-01-1951
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1951-14 on 07-01-1951
  • Most Wins: 1 - Marshall Teague
  • Most Poles: 1 - Marshall Teague
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Dick Rathman
  • Most Top Tens: 2 - Dick Rathman