MORRISTOWN SPEEDWAY

MORRISTOWN, NJ

Morristown Speedway 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 Morristown Speedway was in 1951 and the last Cup Series race was in 1955.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Herb Thomas 2
1 Tim Flock 2
3 Buck Baker 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Tim Flock 2
2 Lee Petty 1
2 Dick Rathman 1
2 Buck Baker 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
07-15-55 1955-27 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 1/0 2
07-30-54 1954-26 Buck Baker 1 Oldsmobile 0/0 2
07-10-53 1953-21 Dick Rathman 2 Hudson 0/0 5
07-11-52 1952-21 Lee Petty 3 Plymouth 0/0 2
08-24-51 1951-22 Tim Flock 1 Oldsmobile 0/0 2
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1951-22 on 08-24-1951
  • Last Race: 1955-27 on 07-15-1955
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 5
  • Qualifying Record: Buck Baker, 66.666 mph on 07-30-1954
  • Race Record: Dick Rathman (1953 Hudson) 69.417 mph on 07-10-1953
  • Largest Purse: $4,110 for the 1955-27 on 07-15-1955
  • Most Cautions: 1 at the 1955-27 on 07-15-1955
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1951-22 on 08-24-1951
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1955-27 on 07-15-1955
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1955-27 on 07-15-1955
  • Most Lead Changes: 5 at the 1953-21 on 07-10-1953
  • Least Lead Changes: 2 at the 1951-22 on 08-24-1951
  • Most Wins: 2 - Tim Flock
  • Most Poles: 2 - Tim Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 4 - Lee Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 5 - Lee Petty