OCCONEECHEE SPEEDWAY

HILLSBORO, NC

Occoneechee Speedway 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 Occoneechee Speedway was in 1949 and the last Cup Series race was in 1968.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Richard Petty 4
1 Joe Weatherly 4
3 Fonty Flock 3
3 Buck Baker 3
5 Curtis Turner 2
5 Dick Hutcherson 2
5 Tim Flock 2
5 David Pearson 2
9 Bob Flock 1
9 Bill Blair 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Buck Baker 3
1 Lee Petty 3
1 Richard Petty 3
4 Herb Thomas 2
4 Joe Weatherly 2
4 Ned Jarrett 2
4 Fireball Roberts 2
4 Tim Flock 2
4 Dick Hutcherson 2
4 Curtis Turner 2
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
09-15-68 Hillsboro 150 Richard Petty 1 Plymouth 1/4 4
09-17-67 Hillsboro 150 Richard Petty 1 Plymouth 3/33 3
09-18-66 Joe Weatherly 150 Dick Hutcherson 1 Ford 0/0 2
10-24-65 1965-53 Dick Hutcherson 1 Ford 3/14 3
03-14-65 1965-08 Ned Jarrett 4 Ford 1/4 1
09-20-64 1964-55 Ned Jarrett 6 Ford 0/0 4
04-12-64 Joe Weatherly 150 David Pearson 1 Dodge 0/0 2
10-27-63 1963-54 Joe Weatherly 1 Pontiac 2/14 3
03-10-63 1963-10 Junior Johnson 4 Chevrolet 3/0 5
03-18-62 1962-09 Rex White 3 Chevrolet 0/0 4
10-29-61 1961-52 Joe Weatherly 1 Pontiac 0/0 2
04-02-61 1961-11 Cotton Owens 3 Pontiac 0/0 3
09-18-60 1960-39 Richard Petty 1 Plymouth 1/3 0
05-29-60 1960-18 Lee Petty 2 Plymouth 1/6 1
09-20-59 1959-40 Lee Petty 7 Plymouth 0/0 2
03-01-59 1959-04 Curtis Turner 1 T-Bird 2/0 7
09-28-58 1958-47 Joe Eubanks 7 Pontiac 4/19 4
03-23-58 1958-06 Buck Baker 1 Chevrolet 1/0 2
03-24-57 1957-07 Buck Baker 3 Chevrolet 0/0 5
09-30-56 1956-50 Fireball Roberts 6 Ford 4/0 6
05-13-56 1956-17 Buck Baker 1 Chrysler 0/0 2
10-30-55 1955-45 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 3/0 0
03-27-55 1955-07 Jim Paschal 3 Oldsmobile 1/0 1
04-18-54 1954-08 Herb Thomas 4 Hudson 1/0 2
08-09-53 1953-26 Curtis Turner 1 Oldsmobile 2/0 0
10-12-52 1952-30 Fonty Flock 4 Oldsmobile 2/0 1
06-08-52 1952-15 Tim Flock 2 Hudson 0/0 0
10-07-51 1951-31 Herb Thomas 1 Hudson 0/0 2
04-15-51 1951-05 Fonty Flock 1 Oldsmobile 1/7 0
10-29-50 1950-19 Lee Petty 15 Plymouth 1/0 5
08-13-50 1950-10 Fireball Roberts 15 Oldsmobile 1/0 3
08-07-49 1949-03 Bob Flock 1 Oldsmobile 0/0 0
  • Track Length: 1 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1949-03 on 08-07-1949
  • Last Race: Hillsboro 150 on 09-15-1968
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 32
  • Qualifying Record: David Pearson, 99.784 mph on 04-12-1964
  • Race Record: Ned Jarrett (1965 Ford) 90.663 mph on 03-14-1965
  • Largest Purse: $7,000 for the 1964-55 on 09-20-1964
  • Most Cautions: 4 at the 1958-47 on 09-28-1958
  • Most Caution Laps: 33 at the Hillsboro 150 on 09-17-1967
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1950-10 on 08-13-1950
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1950-10 on 08-13-1950
  • Most Lead Changes: 7 at the 1959-04 on 03-01-1959
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1949-03 on 08-07-1949
  • Most Wins: 3 - Buck Baker
  • Most Poles: 4 - Richard Petty
  • Most Top Fives: 13 - Buck Baker
  • Most Top Tens: 17 - Lee Petty