PLAYLAND PARK SPEEDWAY

SOUTH BEND, IN

Playland Park 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 Playland Park Speedway was in 1952 and the last Cup Series race was in 1952.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Herb Thomas 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Tim Flock 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
07-20-52 1952-22 Tim Flock 2 Hudson 0/0 1
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1952-22 on 07-20-1952
  • Last Race: 1952-22 on 07-20-1952
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 1
  • Qualifying Record: Herb Thomas, 58.120 mph on 07-20-1952
  • Race Record: Tim Flock (1951 Hudson) 41.889 mph on 07-20-1952
  • Largest Purse: $3,425 for the 1952-22 on 07-20-1952
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1952-22 on 07-20-1952
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1952-22 on 07-20-1952
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 1 at the 1952-22 on 07-20-1952
  • Least Lead Changes: 1 at the 1952-22 on 07-20-1952
  • Most Wins: 1 - Tim Flock
  • Most Poles: 1 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Top Fives: 1 - Herschel Buchanan
  • Most Top Tens: 1 - Glen Larsen