SOUTHSIDE SPEEDWAY

RICHMOND, VA

Southside Speedway is a .25 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 Southside Speedway was in 1961 and the last Cup Series race was in 1963.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Rex White 2
2 Ned Jarrett 1
2 Junior Johnson 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Jimmy Pardue 1
1 Jim Paschal 1
1 Ned Jarrett 1
1 Junior Johnson 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
05-19-63 1963-25 Ned Jarrett 1 Ford 1/6 4
06-22-62 1962-27 Jim Paschal 3 Pontiac 1/0 2
05-04-62 1962-18 Jimmy Pardue 12 Pontiac 0/0 1
08-18-61 1961-40 Junior Johnson 1 Pontiac 1/8 0
  • Track Length: .25 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1961-40 on 08-18-1961
  • Last Race: 1963-25 on 05-19-1963
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 4
  • Qualifying Record: Rex White, 71.145 mph on 05-04-1962
  • Race Record: Jimmy Pardue (1962 Pontiac) 67.747 mph on 05-04-1962
  • Largest Purse: $4,725 for the 1962-27 on 06-22-1962
  • Most Cautions: 1 at the 1961-40 on 08-18-1961
  • Most Caution Laps: 8 at the 1961-40 on 08-18-1961
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1961-40 on 08-18-1961
  • Least Caution Laps: 0 at the 1962-27 on 06-22-1962
  • Most Lead Changes: 4 at the 1963-25 on 05-19-1963
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1961-40 on 08-18-1961
  • Most Wins: 1 - Jimmy Pardue
  • Most Poles: 2 - Rex White
  • Most Top Fives: 4 - Jimmy Pardue
  • Most Top Tens: 4 - Jimmy Pardue