HICKORY SPEEDWAY

HICKORY, NC

Hickory 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 Hickory Speedway was in 1953 and the last Cup Series race was in 1971.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Junior Johnson 6
2 Bobby Isaac 4
3 Tim Flock 3
3 Richard Petty 3
3 David Pearson 3
6 Herb Thomas 2
6 Speedy Thompson 2
6 Rex White 2
9 Gwyn Staley 1
9 Buck Baker 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Junior Johnson 7
2 Richard Petty 5
3 Bobby Isaac 4
3 David Pearson 4
5 Tim Flock 2
5 Speedy Thompson 2
5 Rex White 2
5 Jack Smith 2
5 Lee Petty 2
10 Fonty Flock 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
08-28-71 Buddy Shuman 276 Tiny Lund 3 Camaro 2/7 1
03-21-71 Hickory 276 Richard Petty 4 Plymouth 3/22 4
09-11-70 Buddy Shuman 276 Bobby Isaac 1 Dodge 1/5 4
06-20-70 Hickory 276 Bobby Isaac 1 Dodge 2/14 0
09-05-69 Buddy Shuman 250 Bobby Isaac 1 Dodge 3/11 4
04-06-69 Hickory 250 Bobby Isaac 1 Dodge 4/19 0
09-06-68 Buddy Shuman 250 David Pearson 2 Ford 0/0 2
04-07-68 Hickory 250 Richard Petty 4 Plymouth 2/19 4
09-08-67 Buddy Shuman 250 Richard Petty 2 Plymouth 6/44 9
04-09-67 Hickory 250 Richard Petty 1 Plymouth 5/22 10
09-09-66 Buddy Shuman 250 David Pearson 2 Dodge 5/14 3
04-03-66 Hickory 250 David Pearson 4 Dodge 6/29 7
09-10-65 Buddy Shuman 250 Richard Petty 5 Plymouth 0/0 7
05-16-65 Hickory 250 Junior Johnson 5 Ford 2/9 6
09-11-64 Buddy Shuman 250 David Pearson 1 Dodge 5/0 2
05-16-64 Hickory 250 Ned Jarrett 2 Ford 3/19 5
09-06-63 Buddy Shuman 250 Junior Johnson 7 Chevrolet 3/16 8
03-24-63 Hickory 250 Junior Johnson 1 Chevrolet 2/0 2
09-07-62 Buddy Shuman 250 Rex White 3 Chevrolet 0/0 1
05-05-62 Hickory 250 Jack Smith 1 Pontiac 1/5 0
09-08-61 Buddy Shuman 250 Rex White 1 Chevrolet 2/0 6
04-22-61 Hickory 250 Junior Johnson 1 Pontiac 4/19 4
09-09-60 Buddy Shuman 250 Junior Johnson 2 Chevrolet 0/0 0
04-16-60 Hickory 250 Joe Weatherly 2 Ford 0/0 0
09-11-59 Buddy Shuman 250 Lee Petty 13 Plymouth 0/0 0
05-02-59 Hickory 250 Junior Johnson 1 Ford 4/0 5
06-28-58 Buddy Shuman 250 Lee Petty 9 Oldsmobile 3/11 0
07-20-57 Buddy Shuman 250 Jack Smith 3 Chevrolet 0/0 8
11-13-56 1956-01 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 4/23 2
11-11-56 Buddy Shuman 250 Speedy Thompson 9 Chrysler 0/0 4
05-12-56 1956-16 Speedy Thompson 1 Chrysler 6/0 0
05-07-55 1955-12 Junior Johnson 2 Oldsmobile 6/32 5
06-19-54 1954-19 Herb Thomas 1 Hudson 0/0 0
08-29-53 1953-29 Fonty Flock 0 Hudson 0/0 1
05-16-53 1953-10 Tim Flock 0 Hudson 0/0 0