TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY

HIGH POINT, NC

Tri-City 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 Tri-City Speedway was in 1953 and the last Cup Series race was in 1955.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Herb Thomas 2
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Herb Thomas 1
1 Lee Petty 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
11-07-55 1955-01 Lee Petty 3 Chrysler 0/0 2
06-26-53 1953-17 Herb Thomas 1 Hudson 0/0 0
  • Track Length: .5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Oval
  • Track Type: ST
  • First Race: 1953-17 on 06-26-1953
  • Last Race: 1955-01 on 11-07-1955
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 2
  • Qualifying Record: Herb Thomas, 71.942 mph on 11-07-1955
  • Race Record: Lee Petty (1954 Chrysler) 62.882 mph on 11-07-1955
  • Largest Purse: $3,800 for the 1955-01 on 11-07-1955
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1953-17 on 06-26-1953
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1953-17 on 06-26-1953
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 2 at the 1955-01 on 11-07-1955
  • Least Lead Changes: 0 at the 1953-17 on 06-26-1953
  • Most Wins: 1 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Poles: 2 - Herb Thomas
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Buck Baker
  • Most Top Tens: 2 - Buck Baker