Source: Ron Gross
Nascar ran a Grand National race here on July 6, 1952. It was 200 laps on the 1/2 mile dirt track. Average speed was 44.499 mph, and the pole speed was 57.6 mph. The race was won by Tim Flock in a '52 Hudson, Herb Thomas was second, and Lee Petty came in third. Nine of the fifteen starters finished the race, and there were two cars on the lead lap.