MONROE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

ROCHESTER, NY

Monroe County 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 Monroe County Fairgrounds was in 1950 and the last Cup Series race was in 1958.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Fonty Flock 1
1 Buck Baker 1
1 Pappy Hough 1
1 Jim Paschal 1
1 Tim Flock 1
1 Rex White 1
1 Curtis Turner 1
1 Herb Thomas 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Lee Petty 2
1 Tim Flock 2
3 Cotton Owens 1
3 Herb Thomas 1
3 Curtis Turner 1
3 Speedy Thompson 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
07-25-58 1958-33 Cotton Owens 3 Pontiac 0/0 5
06-22-56 1956-27 Speedy Thompson 11 Chrysler 1/7 3
06-17-55 1955-20 Tim Flock 3 Chrysler 2/8 1
06-25-54 1954-20 Lee Petty 0 Chrysler 0/0 1
07-03-53 1953-19 Herb Thomas 0 Hudson 0/0 1
08-15-52 1952-23 Tim Flock 22 Hudson 0/0 3
07-31-51 1951-18 Lee Petty 0 Plymouth 0/0 1
07-02-50 1950-08 Curtis Turner 1 Oldsmobile 3/7 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1950-08 on 07-02-1950
  • Last Race: 1958-33 on 07-25-1958
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 8
  • Qualifying Record: Rex White, 62.871 mph on 07-25-1958
  • Race Record: Cotton Owens (1957 Pontiac) 59.990 mph on 07-25-1958
  • Largest Purse: $4,285 for the 1956-27 on 06-22-1956
  • Most Cautions: 3 at the 1950-08 on 07-02-1950
  • Most Caution Laps: 8 at the 1955-20 on 06-17-1955
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1956-27 on 06-22-1956
  • Least Caution Laps: 7 at the 1950-08 on 07-02-1950
  • Most Lead Changes: 5 at the 1958-33 on 07-25-1958
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1950-08 on 07-02-1950
  • Most Wins: 2 - Lee Petty
  • Most Poles: 1 - Fonty Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 6 - Lee Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 6 - Lee Petty