OGLETHORPE SPEEDWAY

SAVANNAH, GA

Oglethorpe 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 Oglethorpe Speedway was in 1954 and the last Cup Series race was in 1955.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Dick Rathman 1
1 Herb Thomas 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Lee Petty 1
1 Al Keller 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
03-06-55 1955-05 Lee Petty 6 Chrysler 0/0 1
03-28-54 1954-05 Al Keller 0 Hudson 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1954-05 on 03-28-1954
  • Last Race: 1955-05 on 03-06-1955
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 2
  • Qualifying Record: Herb Thomas, 63.202 mph on 03-28-1954
  • Race Record: Lee Petty (1954 Chrysler) 60.150 mph on 03-06-1955
  • Largest Purse: $3,800 for the 1954-05 on 03-28-1954
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1954-05 on 03-28-1954
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1954-05 on 03-28-1954
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 1 at the 1955-05 on 03-06-1955
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1954-05 on 03-28-1954
  • Most Wins: 1 - Lee Petty
  • Most Poles: 1 - Dick Rathman
  • Most Top Fives: 1 - Don White
  • Most Top Tens: 2 - Eddie Skinner