LANGHORNE SPEEDWAY

LANGHORNE, PA

Langhorne 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 Langhorne Speedway was in 1949 and the last Cup Series race was in 1957.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Herb Thomas 4
1 Tim Flock 4
3 Buck Baker 2
3 Paul Goldsmith 2
5 Wally Campbell 1
5 Lee Petty 1
5 Fonty Flock 1
5 Red Byron 1
5 Lloyd Shaw 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Herb Thomas 3
1 Dick Rathman 3
3 Tim Flock 2
3 Curtis Turner 2
3 Buck Baker 2
6 Paul Goldsmith 1
6 Lee Petty 1
6 Fireball Roberts 1
6 Fonty Flock 1
6 Gwyn Staley 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
09-15-57 1957-45 Gwyn Staley 25 Chevrolet 0/0 0
04-14-57 1957-10 Fireball Roberts 2 Ford 1/3 5
09-23-56 1956-47 Paul Goldsmith 2 Chevrolet 9/0 10
04-22-56 1956-11 Buck Baker 1 Chrysler 0/0 2
09-18-55 1955-37 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 3/0 4
04-24-55 1955-10 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 3/0 0
09-26-54 1954-34 Herb Thomas 1 Hudson 6/25 8
05-02-54 1954-10 Herb Thomas 0 Hudson 1/0 1
09-20-53 1953-32 Dick Rathman 0 Hudson 4/0 4
06-21-53 International 200 Dick Rathman 2 Hudson 4/0 1
05-03-53 1953-08 Buck Baker 25 Oldsmobile 0/0 5
09-14-52 1952-27 Lee Petty 24 Plymouth 0/0 5
05-04-52 1952-09 Dick Rathman 2 Hudson 0/0 1
09-15-51 1951-27 Herb Thomas 3 Hudson 0/0 2
09-17-50 1950-14 Fonty Flock 0 Oldsmobile 0/0 4
04-16-50 1950-03 Curtis Turner 0 Oldsmobile 0/0 6
09-11-49 1949-04 Curtis Turner 11 Oldsmobile 0/0 0
  • Track Length: 1 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1949-04 on 09-11-1949
  • Last Race: 1957-45 on 09-15-1957
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 17
  • Qualifying Record: Buck Baker, 104.590 mph on 04-22-1956
  • Race Record: Fireball Roberts (1957 Ford) 85.850 mph on 04-14-1957
  • Largest Purse: $18,415 for the 1957-45 on 09-15-1957
  • Most Cautions: 9 at the 1956-47 on 09-23-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 25 at the 1954-34 on 09-26-1954
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1954-10 on 05-02-1954
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the International 200 on 06-21-1953
  • Most Lead Changes: 10 at the 1956-47 on 09-23-1956
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1949-04 on 09-11-1949
  • Most Wins: 3 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Poles: 4 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Top Fives: 9 - Lee Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 15 - Lee Petty