ISLIP SPEEDWAY

ISLIP, NY

Islip Speedway is a .2 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 Islip Speedway was in 1964 and the last Cup Series race was in 1971.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Richard Petty 2
2 Marvin Panch 1
2 Tom Pistone 1
2 Billy Wade 1
2 Buddy Baker 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Bobby Allison 2
1 Richard Petty 2
3 Marvin Panch 1
3 Billy Wade 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
07-15-71 Islip 250 Richard Petty 1 Plymouth 0/0 0
07-07-68 Islip 300 Bobby Allison 5 Chevrolet 1/3 3
07-15-67 Islip 300 Richard Petty 1 Plymouth 5/29 5
07-16-66 1966-33 Bobby Allison 7 Chevrolet 0/0 2
07-14-65 1965-32 Marvin Panch 1 Ford 0/0 0
07-15-64 1964-39 Billy Wade 1 Mercury 1/0 2
  • Track Length: .2 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1964-39 on 07-15-1964
  • Last Race: Islip 250 on 07-15-1971
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 6
  • Qualifying Record: Tom Pistone, 55.919 mph on 07-16-1966
  • Race Record: Richard Petty (1971 Plymouth) 49.925 mph on 07-15-1971
  • Largest Purse: $8,685 for the Islip 250 on 07-15-1971
  • Most Cautions: 5 at the Islip 300 on 07-15-1967
  • Most Caution Laps: 29 at the Islip 300 on 07-15-1967
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1964-39 on 07-15-1964
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1964-39 on 07-15-1964
  • Most Lead Changes: 5 at the Islip 300 on 07-15-1967
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1965-32 on 07-14-1965
  • Most Wins: 2 - Bobby Allison
  • Most Poles: 2 - Richard Petty
  • Most Top Fives: 4 - Richard Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 5 - Neil Castles