NASCAR Grand National


The NASCAR Grand National (GN) Series has been in continuous operation since 1948.
This table shows the seven GN races that occurred at Raleigh Speedway from its NASCAR debut in 1953 until its closure in 1958.


RaceDateCarsWinner(s)StMake / ModelLenSfcMilesPursePoleCauLapsSpeedLC
1953-1305/30/5349Fonty Flock43'53 Hudson1.000P30013,10076.230  70.6296
1954-1405/29/5435Herb Thomas 1'54 Hudson1.000P2509,15076.6600073.9097
1955-3408/20/5529Herb Thomas 3'55 Buick1.000P1006,07578.7220076.4004
1955-3809/30/5536Fonty Flock 1'55 Chrysler1.000P1004,28582.0983 73.2894
1956-3007/04/5636Fireball Roberts32'56 Ford1.000P25013,42582.5871 79.8226
1957-2807/04/5753Paul Goldsmith 7'57 Ford1.000P25017,17583.37121475.6938
1958-2807/04/5855Fireball Roberts 3'57 Chevrolet1.000P25016,60583.89683273.6918