NASCAR in the 1957 season. Full information

9th season of the NASCAR proved to be an exhilarating ride for motorsport enthusiasts worldwide. Spanning from 11th November to 27th October in 1957, this season showcased thrilling races, unexpected twists, and fierce competition. Join us as we relive the excitement and drama that unfolded throughout this unforgettable season of NASCAR!

Beginners of the season: Jim Hurtubise , Danny Graves , Marvin Porter , Eddie Gray , Darel Dieringer , George Norton , L.D. Austin , Jim Linke , T.A. Toomes , Jack Oldenhage , Dick Klank , Marshall Sargent , Cliff Yiskis , Lemoin Frey , Norman McGriff , John Findlay , Johnny Mackison , Don Johns , Bill Jarick , Ken Rush , Huck Spaulding , Bob Rauscher , Fred Knapp , Bill Benson , Roy Tyner , Jack Marsh

List of races and tracks in the 1957 season

Race Winner Track Race Start
Willow Springs NASCAR 1956 Willow Springs NASCAR Marvin Panch
Ford ? 1957, #98
Willow Springs 11th November 1956
Concord NASCAR 1956 Concord NASCAR Race 1 Marvin Panch
Ford ? 1957, #98
Concord 2nd December 1956
Titusville NASCAR 1956 Titusville NASCAR Fireball Roberts
Ford ? 1957, #22
Titusville 30th December 1956
Daytona NASCAR 1957 Daytona NASCAR Cotton Owens
Pontiac ? 1957, #6
Daytona Beach 17th February 1957
Concord NASCAR 1957 Concord NASCAR Race 2 Jack Smith
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #47
Concord 3rd March 1957
Wilson County NASCAR 1957 Wilson County NASCAR Ralph Moody
Ford ? 1957, #12
Wilson County 17th March 1957
Hillsborough NASCAR 1957 Hillsborough NASCAR Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Occoneechee Speedway 24th March 1957
Weaverville NASCAR 1957 Weaverville NASCAR Race 1 Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Weaverville 31st March 1957
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1957 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 1 Fireball Roberts
Ford ? 1957, #22
North Wilkesboro 7th April 1957
Langhorne NASCAR 1957 Langhorne NASCAR Race 1 Fireball Roberts
Ford ? 1957, #22
Langhorne 14th April 1957
Charlotte NASCAR 1957 Charlotte NASCAR Race 1 Fireball Roberts
Ford ? 1957, #22
Southern States 19th April 1957
Spartanburg NASCAR 1957 Spartanburg NASCAR Race 1 Marvin Panch
Ford ? 1957, #98
Piedmont Interstate 27th April 1957
Greensboro NASCAR 1957 Greensboro NASCAR Race 1 Paul Goldsmith
Ford ? 1957, #3
Greensboro 28th April 1957
Portland NASCAR 1957 Portland NASCAR Race 1 Art Watts
Ford ? 1957, #22
Portland Speedway 28th April 1957
Shelby NASCAR 1957 Shelby NASCAR Race 1 Fireball Roberts
Ford ? 1957, #22
Shelby 4th May 1957
Richmond NASCAR 1957 Richmond NASCAR Paul Goldsmith
Ford ? 1957, #12
Atlantic Fairgrounds 5th May 1957
Martinsville NASCAR 1957 Martinsville NASCAR Race 1 Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Martinsville 19th May 1957
Portland NASCAR 1957 Portland NASCAR Race 2 Eddie Pagan
Ford Fairline, #45
Portland Speedway 26th May 1957
Eureka NASCAR 1957 Eureka NASCAR Lloyd Dane
Ford Fairline, #44
Eureka 30th May 1957
New Oxford NASCAR 1957 New Oxford NASCAR Race 1 Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
New Oxford 30th May 1957
Lancaster NASCAR 1957 Lancaster NASCAR Race 1 Paul Goldsmith
Ford ? 1957, #3
Lancaster 1st June 1957
Los Angeles NASCAR 1957 Los Angeles NASCAR Eddie Pagan
Ford Fairline, #45
Los Angeles 8th June 1957
Newport NASCAR 1957 Newport NASCAR Fireball Roberts
Ford ? 1957, #22
Newport 15th June 1957
Columbia NASCAR 1957 Columbia NASCAR Race 1 Jack Smith
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #47
Columbia Speedway 20th June 1957
Sacramento NASCAR 1957 Sacramento NASCAR Race 1 Bill Amick
Ford Fairline, #97
Capitol Speedway 22nd June 1957
Spartanburg NASCAR 1957 Spartanburg NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Oldsmobile 88 (Third generation), #42
Piedmont Interstate 29th June 1957
Jacksonville NASCAR 1957 Jacksonville NASCAR Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Jacksonville, NC 30th June 1957
Raleigh NASCAR 1957 Raleigh NASCAR Paul Goldsmith
Ford ? 1957, #3
Raleigh 4th July 1957
Charlotte NASCAR 1957 Charlotte NASCAR Race 2 Marvin Panch
Ford ? 1957, #98
Southern States 12th July 1957
LeHi NASCAR 1957 LeHi NASCAR Marvin Panch
Pontiac ? 1957, #92
Memphis-Arkansas 14th July 1957
Portland NASCAR 1957 Portland NASCAR Race 3 Eddie Pagan
Ford Fairline, #45
Portland Speedway 14th July 1957
Hickory NASCAR 1957 Hickory NASCAR Jack Smith
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #47
Hickory Speedway 20th July 1957
Norfolk NASCAR 1957 Norfolk NASCAR Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Norfolk 24th July 1957
Lancaster NASCAR 1957 Lancaster NASCAR Race 2 Speedy Thompson
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #46
Lancaster 30th July 1957
Watkins Glen NASCAR 1957 Watkins Glen NASCAR Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Watkins Glen 4th August 1957
Bremerton NASCAR 1957 Bremerton NASCAR Parnelli Jones
Ford Fairline, #11
Bremerton 4th August 1957
New Oxford NASCAR 1957 New Oxford NASCAR Race 2 Marvin Panch
Ford ? 1957, #98
New Oxford 10th August 1957
Old Bridge NASCAR 1957 Old Bridge NASCAR Lee Petty
Oldsmobile 88 (Third generation), #42
Old Bridge 16th August 1957
Myrtle Beach NASCAR 1957 Myrtle Beach NASCAR Gwyn Staley
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #38
Coastal Speedway 26th August 1957
Darlington NASCAR 1957 Darlington NASCAR Speedy Thompson
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #46
Darlington 2nd September 1957
Syracuse NASCAR 1957 Syracuse NASCAR Gwyn Staley
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #38
Syracuse 5th September 1957
Weaverville NASCAR 1957 Weaverville NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Oldsmobile 88 (Third generation), #42
Weaverville 8th September 1957
Sacramento NASCAR 1957 Sacramento NASCAR Race 2 Danny Graves
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #81
Sacramento 8th September 1957
San Jose NASCAR 1957 San Jose NASCAR Marvin Porter
Ford Fairline, #12
Santa Clara Speedway 15th September 1957
Langhorne NASCAR 1957 Langhorne NASCAR Race 2 Gwyn Staley
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #38
Langhorne 15th September 1957
Columbia NASCAR 1957 Columbia NASCAR Race 2 Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Columbia Speedway 19th September 1957
Shelby NASCAR 1957 Shelby NASCAR Race 2 Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Shelby 21st September 1957
Charlotte NASCAR 1957 Charlotte NASCAR Race 3 Lee Petty
Oldsmobile 88 (Third generation), #42
Southern States 5th October 1957
Martinsville NASCAR 1957 Martinsville NASCAR Race 2 Bob Welborn , Possum Jones
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #49
Martinsville 6th October 1957
Newberry NASCAR 1957 Newberry NASCAR Fireball Roberts
Ford ? 1957, #22
Newberry 12th October 1957
Concord NASCAR 1957 Concord NASCAR Race 3 Fireball Roberts
Ford ? 1957, #22
Concord 13th October 1957
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1957 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 2 Jack Smith
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #47
North Wilkesboro 20th October 1957
Greensboro NASCAR 1957 Greensboro NASCAR Race 2 Buck Baker
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #87
Greensboro 27th October 1957

Drivers championship 1957

Buck Baker

United States

Champion

Marvin Panch

United States

2nd place

Speedy Thompson

United States

3rd place

List of all drivers for the 1957 season

Name Points
Buck Baker 10716
Marvin Panch 9956
Speedy Thompson 8580
Lee Petty 8528
Jack Smith 8464
Fireball Roberts 8268
Johnny Allen 7068
L.D. Austin 6532
Brownie King 5740
Jim Paschal 5136
Tiny Lund 4848
Billy Myers 4682
Paul Goldsmith 4224
Cotton Owens 4200
Eddie Pagan 3624
Bill Amick 3512
Dick Beaty 3220
Jim Reed 2836
Clarence DeZalia 2828
Frankie Schneider 2516
Rex White 2508
Curtis Turner 2356
George Green 2216
Whitey Norman 1920
Lloyd Dane 1864
Jimmie Lewallen 1796
Johnny Mackison 1764
Bobby Keck 1740
Billy Carden 1600
Bill Benson 1592
Dick Getty 1520
Scotty Cain 1504
Roy Tyner 1468
T.A. Toomes 1404
Possum Jones 1360
Huck Spaulding 1240
Ralph Earnhardt 1180
George Seeger 1108
Ken Rush 1104
Peck Peckham 1064
Bill Champion 956
Joe Weatherly 920
Chuck Hanson 900
Danny Graves 880
Marvin Porter 872
Eddie Skinner 848
Jimmy Thompson 816
Parnelli Jones 812
Don Porter 784
Chuck Meekins 776
Art Watts 760
Darel Dieringer 684
Bill Walker 664
Eddie Gray 656
Charlie Cregar 608
Banjo Matthews 600
Bill Bowman 572
Tom Pistone 564
Bud Erma 552
Bob Ross 540
Fonty Flock 540
Marshall Sargent 536
Johnny Beauchamp 480
Clyde Palmer 472
Jack D. McCoy 448
Harold Beal 440
Danny Letner 436
Jim Blomgren 432
Jim Linke 420
Lenny Page 408
Bill Lutz 400
Bill Morton 392
Volney Schulze 384
Norman McGriff 360
Jack Marsh 344
Mike McGreevy 312
Doug Cox 304
Lemoin Frey 304
Bob Rauscher 304
Jack Oldenhage 296
John Findlay 288
Allen Adkins 264
Bob Keefe 248
Howard Phillippi 232
Jim Hurtubise 232
Ernie Young 216
Al White 184
George Norton 180
Cliff Yiskis 176
Don Johns 168
Lucky Long 168
Dick Klank 152
Mel Larson 152
Fred Knapp 152
Johnny Dodson 144
Joe Eubanks 136
Bill Jarick 136
Dick Joslin 128
Billy Rafter 128
John Dodd, Sr. 128
Gwyn Staley 80

List of all cars in the 1957 season