LAKEWOOD SPEEDWAY

ATLANTA, GA

Lakewood Speedway is a 1 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 Lakewood Speedway was in 1951 and the last Cup Series race was in 1959.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Tim Flock 3
2 Herb Thomas 2
3 Glen Wood 1
3 Donald Thomas 1
3 Buck Baker 1
3 J.C. Hendrix 1
3 Frank Mundy 1
3 Joe Weatherly 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Herb Thomas 2
1 Buck Baker 2
3 Bill Blair 1
3 Curtis Turner 1
3 Donald Thomas 1
3 Junior Johnson 1
3 Johnny Beauchamp 1
3 Tim Flock 1
3 Lee Petty 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
06-14-59 1959-20 Lee Petty 37 Plymouth 0/0 0
03-22-59 1959-06 Johnny Beauchamp 2 T-Bird 0/0 1
10-26-58 1958-51 Junior Johnson 4 Ford 0/0 0
04-13-58 1958-10 Curtis Turner 2 Ford 0/0 3
03-25-56 1956-09 Buck Baker 23 Chrysler 0/0 1
03-21-54 1954-04 Herb Thomas 1 Hudson 2/0 0
11-01-53 1953-37 Buck Baker 0 Oldsmobile 0/0 3
07-12-53 1953-22 Herb Thomas 1 Hudson 0/0 2
11-16-52 1952-33 Donald Thomas 1 Hudson 3/0 6
04-20-52 1952-07 Bill Blair 7 Oldsmobile 0/0 3
11-11-51 1951-39 Tim Flock 4 Hudson 0/0 2
  • Track Length: 1 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1951-39 on 11-11-1951
  • Last Race: 1959-20 on 06-14-1959
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 11
  • Qualifying Record: Tim Flock, 82.154 mph on 03-25-1956
  • Race Record: Curtis Turner (1958 Ford) 79.016 mph on 04-13-1958
  • Largest Purse: $10,750 for the 1959-20 on 06-14-1959
  • Most Cautions: 3 at the 1952-33 on 11-16-1952
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1951-39 on 11-11-1951
  • Least Cautions: 2 at the 1954-04 on 03-21-1954
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1952-33 on 11-16-1952
  • Most Lead Changes: 6 at the 1952-33 on 11-16-1952
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1959-20 on 06-14-1959
  • Most Wins: 2 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Poles: 3 - Tim Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 7 - Lee Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 8 - Buck Baker