WILLOW SPRINGS SPEEDWAY

LANCASTER, CA

Willow Springs Speedway is a 2.5 mile Road course. It falls in the category of Road Course (a racing circuit comprised of left- and right-hand turns, as opposed to an oval which is comprised exclusively of left-hand turns.).

The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Willow Springs Speedway was in 1956 and the last Cup Series race was in 1957.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Jim Reed 1
1 Marvin Panch 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Chuck Stevenson 1
1 Marvin Panch 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
11-11-57 1957-01 Marvin Panch 1 Ford 0/0 2
11-20-56 1956-03 Chuck Stevenson 2 Ford 0/0 7
  • Track Length: 2.5 Miles
  • Track Shape: Road course
  • Track Type: RC
  • First Race: 1956-03 on 11-20-1956
  • Last Race: 1957-01 on 11-11-1957
  • # of NASCAR Cup Races: 2
  • Qualifying Record: Marvin Panch, 78.596 mph on 11-11-1957
  • Race Record: Marvin Panch (1956 Ford) 78.648 mph on 11-11-1957
  • Largest Purse: $7,740 for the 1956-03 on 11-20-1956
  • Most Cautions: 0 at the 1956-03 on 11-20-1956
  • Most Caution Laps: 0 at the 1956-03 on 11-20-1956
  • Least Cautions:
  • Least Caution Laps:
  • Most Lead Changes: 7 at the 1956-03 on 11-20-1956
  • Least Lead Changes: 2 at the 1957-01 on 11-11-1957
  • Most Wins: 1 - Chuck Stevenson
  • Most Poles: 1 - Jim Reed
  • Most Top Fives: 2 - Marvin Panch
  • Most Top Tens: 2 - Marvin Panch