SANTA FE SPEEDWAY

WILLOW SPRINGS, IL

Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe Speedway was in 1954 and the last Cup Series race was in 1954.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Buck Baker 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Dick Rathman 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
07-10-54 1954-24 Dick Rathman 5 Hudson 0/0 1
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1954-24 on 07-10-1954
  • Last Race: 1954-24 on 07-10-1954
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 1
  • Qualifying Record: Buck Baker, 75.662 mph on 07-10-1954
  • Race Record: Dick Rathman (1954 Hudson) 72.216 mph on 07-10-1954
  • Largest Purse: $3,800 for the 1954-24 on 07-10-1954
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1954-24 on 07-10-1954
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1954-24 on 07-10-1954
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 1 at the 1954-24 on 07-10-1954
  • Least Lead Changes: 1 at the 1954-24 on 07-10-1954
  • Most Wins: 1 - Dick Rathman
  • Most Poles: 1 - Buck Baker
  • Most Top Fives: 1 - Hershel McGriff
  • Most Top Tens: 1 - Hershel McGriff