NASCAR Convertible Division

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Series Overview
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Series Founded: 1956 Series Disbanded: 1959
Car Style: Stock Convertibles Region: Midwest & East Coast
Quick Stats
Most Wins: Curtis Turner (38) Most Titles: Bob Welborn (3)
Number of Races: 134 Number of Drivers: 236
Project Status: COMPLETE
In December 2014, The Third Turn back ported the results to this series. We are looking for some confirmation on some of the Sweepstakes (combined GN-Convertible races) data, assuring that drivers who competed in Sweepstakes races were counted toward their proper series.


Series was known as SAFE Circuit of Champions before NASCAR acquired it prior to the 1956 season.

Season Races Champion Margin Most Wins
1956 48 Bob Welborn +836 Curtis Turner (22)
1957 40 Bob Welborn +252 Curtis Turner (11)
1958 25 Bob Welborn +718 Bob Welborn (8)
1959 21 Joe Lee Johnson +20 Joe Lee Johnson & Bob Welborn (3)