SOUTHERN STATES FAIRGROUNDS

CHARLOTTE, NC

Southern States Fairgrounds 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 Southern States Fairgrounds was in 1954 and the last Cup Series race was in 1961.

Rank Driver Total Poles
1 Lee Petty 4
2 Buck Baker 3
3 Bob Welborn 2
3 Tim Flock 2
5 Joe Eubanks 1
5 Curtis Turner 1
5 Hershel McGriff 1
5 Marvin Panch 1
5 Tiny Lund 1
5 Fireball Roberts 1
Rank Driver Total Wins
1 Lee Petty 3
2 Jack Smith 2
3 Speedy Thompson 1
3 Curtis Turner 1
3 Richard Petty 1
3 Hershel McGriff 1
3 Ralph Moody 1
3 Buck Baker 1
3 Joe Weatherly 1
3 Tim Flock 1
Date Race Name Winner Start Make Cautions/Laps Lead Changes
11-08-60 1960-01 Jack Smith 3 Chevrolet 8/0 6
11-06-60 100 Miles at Southern States… Joe Weatherly 11 Ford 4/0 4
02-28-60 1960-06 Richard Petty 7 Plymouth 0/0 0
08-02-59 1959-30 Ned Jarrett 10 Ford 0/0 0
07-26-59 1959-28 Jack Smith 5 Chevrolet 9/22 0
05-22-59 1959-15 Lee Petty 4 Oldsmobile 3/12 4
09-05-58 1958-42 Buck Baker 7 Chevrolet 0/0 3
04-18-58 1958-11 Curtis Turner 1 Ford 3/8 0
10-05-57 1957-48 Lee Petty 1 Oldsmobile 0/0 0
07-12-57 1957-29 Marvin Panch 7 Ford 4/12 6
04-19-57 1957-11 Fireball Roberts 4 Ford 3/0 3
09-12-56 1956-46 Ralph Moody 11 Ford 0/0 2
06-15-56 1956-26 Speedy Thompson 2 Chrysler 2/6 3
08-05-55 1955-31 Jim Paschal 3 Oldsmobile 0/0 1
06-24-55 1955-23 Tim Flock 1 Chrysler 0/0 0
09-24-54 1954-33 Hershel McGriff 1 Oldsmobile 0/0 0
08-13-54 1954-28 Lee Petty 0 Chrysler 0/0 0