TENNESSEE-CAROLINA SPEEDWAY

NEWPORT, TN

Tennessee-Carolina 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 Tennessee-Carolina Speedway was in 1956 and the last Cup Series race was in 1957.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Joe Eubanks 1
1 Speedy Thompson 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Fireball Roberts 2
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
06-15-57 1957-23 Fireball Roberts 5 Ford 0/0 0
10-07-56 1956-51 Fireball Roberts 14 Ford 0/0 2
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1956-51 on 10-07-1956
  • Last Race: 1957-23 on 06-15-1957
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 2
  • Qualifying Record: Joe Eubanks, 65.597 mph on 10-07-1956
  • Race Record: Fireball Roberts (1956 Ford) 61.475 mph on 10-07-1956
  • Largest Purse: $4,335 for the 1956-51 on 10-07-1956
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1956-51 on 10-07-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1956-51 on 10-07-1956
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 2 at the 1956-51 on 10-07-1956
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1957-23 on 06-15-1957
  • Most Wins: 2 - Fireball Roberts
  • Most Poles: 1 - Joe Eubanks
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Fireball Roberts
  • Most Top Tens: 2 - Tiny Lund