REDWOOD SPEEDWAY

EUREKA, CA

Redwood Speedway is a .625 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 Redwood Speedway was in 1956 and the last Cup Series race was in 1957.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 John Kieper 1
1 Parnelli Jones 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Herb Thomas 1
1 Lloyd Dane 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
05-30-57 1957-19 Lloyd Dane 5 Ford 0/0 0
05-30-56 1956-22 Herb Thomas 6 Chrysler 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .625 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1956-22 on 05-30-1956
  • Last Race: 1957-19 on 05-30-1957
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 2
  • Qualifying Record: Parnelli Jones, 63.920 mph on 05-30-1957
  • Race Record: Lloyd Dane (1957 Ford) 55.957 mph on 05-30-1957
  • Largest Purse: $4,285 for the 1956-22 on 05-30-1956
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1956-22 on 05-30-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1956-22 on 05-30-1956
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 0 at the 1956-22 on 05-30-1956
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1956-22 on 05-30-1956
  • Most Wins: 1 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Poles: 1 - John Kieper
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Lloyd Dane
  • Most Top Tens: 2 - Lloyd Dane