POWELL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

COLUMBUS, OH

Powell Motor 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 Powell Motor Speedway was in 1953 and the last Cup Series race was in 1953.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Fonty Flock 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Herb Thomas 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
05-24-53 1953-12 Herb Thomas 2 Hudson 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1953-12 on 05-24-1953
  • Last Race: 1953-12 on 05-24-1953
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 1
  • Qualifying Record: Fonty Flock, 59.288 mph on 05-24-1953
  • Race Record: Herb Thomas (1953 Hudson) 56.127 mph on 05-24-1953
  • Largest Purse: $3,625 for the 1953-12 on 05-24-1953
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1953-12 on 05-24-1953
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1953-12 on 05-24-1953
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 0 at the 1953-12 on 05-24-1953
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1953-12 on 05-24-1953
  • Most Wins: 1 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Poles: 1 - Fonty Flock
  • Most Top Fives: 1 - Buck Baker
  • Most Top Tens: 1 - Bub King