OAKLAND STADIUM

OAKLAND, CA

Oakland Stadium 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 Oakland Stadium was in 1951 and the last Cup Series race was in 1954.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Dick Rathman 1
1 Hershel McGriff 1
1 Marvin Panch 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Marvin Burke 1
1 Dick Rathman 1
1 Danny Letner 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
08-01-54 1954-27 Danny Letner 0 Hudson 0/0 0
03-28-54 1954-06 Dick Rathman 26 Hudson 0/0 0
10-14-51 1951-35 Marvin Burke 0 Mercury 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1951-35 on 10-14-1951
  • Last Race: 1954-27 on 08-01-1954
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 3
  • Qualifying Record: Hershel McGriff, 55.624 mph on 03-28-1954
  • Race Record: Danny Letner (1952 Hudson) 53.045 mph on 08-01-1954
  • Largest Purse: $6,625 for the 1951-35 on 10-14-1951
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1951-35 on 10-14-1951
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1951-35 on 10-14-1951
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 0 at the 1951-35 on 10-14-1951
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1951-35 on 10-14-1951
  • Most Wins: 1 - Marvin Burke
  • Most Poles: 1 - Dick Rathman
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Marvin Panch
  • Most Top Tens: 3 - Marvin Panch