NEW YORK STATE FAIRGROUNDS

SYRACUSE, NY

New York State Fairgrounds 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 New York State Fairgrounds was in 1955 and the last Cup Series race was in 1957.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Tim Flock 1
1 Buck Baker 1
1 Gwyn Staley 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Tim Flock 1
1 Buck Baker 1
1 Gwyn Staley 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
09-05-57 1957-41 Gwyn Staley 1 Chevrolet 0/0 2
05-30-56 1956-23 Buck Baker 1 Chrysler 1/3 2
07-30-55 1955-29 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 0/0 0
  • Track Length: 1 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1955-29 on 07-30-1955
  • Last Race: 1957-41 on 09-05-1957
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 3
  • Qualifying Record: Buck Baker, 83.975 mph on 05-30-1956
  • Race Record: Buck Baker (1956 Chrysler) 86.179 mph on 05-30-1956
  • Largest Purse: $7,720 for the 1956-23 on 05-30-1956
  • Most Cautions: 1 at the 1956-23 on 05-30-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 3 at the 1956-23 on 05-30-1956
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1956-23 on 05-30-1956
  • Least Caution Laps: 3 at the 1956-23 on 05-30-1956
  • Most Lead Changes: 2 at the 1956-23 on 05-30-1956
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1955-29 on 07-30-1955
  • Most Wins: 1 - Tim Flock
  • Most Poles: 1 - Tim Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 3 - Lee Petty
  • Most Top Tens: 3 - Lee Petty