SPEEDWAY PARK

JACKSONVILLE, FL

Speedway Park 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 Speedway Park was in 1951 and the last Cup Series race was in 1964.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Herb Thomas 1
1 Junior Johnson 1
1 Marshall Teague 1
1 Jack Smith 1
1 Curtis Turner 1
1 Dick Rathman 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Herb Thomas 2
1 Lee Petty 2
3 Marshall Teague 1
3 Wendell Scott 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
12-01-64 1964-03 Wendell Scott 15 Chevrolet 5/24 0
11-20-61 1961-02 Lee Petty 13 Plymouth 0/0 4
02-13-55 1955-03 Lee Petty 2 Chrysler 0/0 8
03-07-54 1954-03 Herb Thomas 2 Hudson 0/0 4
03-06-52 1952-03 Marshall Teague 1 Hudson 1/4 0
11-04-51 1951-38 Herb Thomas 1 Hudson 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1951-38 on 11-04-1951
  • Last Race: 1964-03 on 12-01-1964
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 6
  • Qualifying Record: Jack Smith, 70.921 mph on 12-01-1964
  • Race Record: Lee Petty (1954 Chrysler) 69.031 mph on 02-13-1955
  • Largest Purse: $4,625 for the 1964-03 on 12-01-1964
  • Most Cautions: 5 at the 1964-03 on 12-01-1964
  • Most Caution Laps: 24 at the 1964-03 on 12-01-1964
  • Least Cautions: 1 at the 1952-03 on 03-06-1952
  • Least Caution Laps: 4 at the 1952-03 on 03-06-1952
  • Most Lead Changes: 8 at the 1955-03 on 02-13-1955
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1951-38 on 11-04-1951
  • Most Wins: 2 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Poles: 1 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Top Fives: 4 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Top Tens: 4 - Herb Thomas