LOUISIANA FAIRGROUNDS

SHREVEPORT, LA

Louisiana Fairgrounds 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 Louisiana Fairgrounds was in 1953 and the last Cup Series race was in 1953.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Herb Thomas 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Lee Petty 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
06-07-53 1953-14 Lee Petty 0 Dodge 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1953-14 on 06-07-1953
  • Last Race: 1953-14 on 06-07-1953
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 1
  • Qualifying Record: Herb Thomas, 58.727 mph on 06-07-1953
  • Race Record: Lee Petty (1953 Dodge) 53.199 mph on 06-07-1953
  • Largest Purse: $3,625 for the 1953-14 on 06-07-1953
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1953-14 on 06-07-1953
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1953-14 on 06-07-1953
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 0 at the 1953-14 on 06-07-1953
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1953-14 on 06-07-1953
  • Most Wins: 1 - Lee Petty
  • Most Poles: 1 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Top Fives: 1 - Tim Flock
  • Most Top Tens: 1 - Tim Flock