PORTLAND SPEEDWAY

PORTLAND, OR

Portland 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 Portland Speedway was in 1956 and the last Cup Series race was in 1957.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Art Watts 3
2 Don Porter 1
2 John Kieper 1
2 Royce Haggerty 1
2 Lyle Matlock 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Eddie Pagan 2
2 John Kieper 1
2 Royce Haggerty 1
2 Lloyd Dane 1
2 Herb Thomas 1
2 Art Watts 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
07-14-57 1957-31 Eddie Pagan 2 Ford 0/0 0
05-26-57 1957-18 Eddie Pagan 6 Ford 0/0 0
04-28-57 1957-14 Art Watts 1 Ford 0/0 0
09-23-56 1956-48 Lloyd Dane 0 Ford 0/0 0
08-26-56 1956-43 Royce Haggerty 8 Dodge 0/0 0
06-24-56 1956-28 John Kieper 12 Oldsmobile 0/0 0
05-27-56 1956-21 Herb Thomas 18 Chrysler 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1956-21 on 05-27-1956
  • Last Race: 1957-31 on 07-14-1957
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 7
  • Qualifying Record: Lyle Matlock, 67.239 mph on 05-27-1956
  • Race Record: Art Watts (1956 Ford) 64.754 mph on 04-28-1957
  • Largest Purse: $4,755 for the 1956-43 on 08-26-1956
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1956-21 on 05-27-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1956-21 on 05-27-1956
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 0 at the 1956-21 on 05-27-1956
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1956-21 on 05-27-1956
  • Most Wins: 2 - Eddie Pagan
  • Most Poles: 3 - Art Watts
  • Most Top Fives: 5 - Eddie Pagan
  • Most Top Tens: 7 - Lloyd Dane