During his two-year NASCAR career, McVitty had raced in eleven races with three finished in the top ten and 1382 laps of experience under his belt - the equivalent of 786.8 miles (1,266.2 km). McVitty's total earning were considered to be $800 ($6,939.53 when adjusted for inflation). His average start was in 18th place and his average finish was in 15th place. All of McVitty's races were done in Chevrolet vehicles. At the 1956 Wilkes County 160, a fuel pump problem caused McVitty to retire from the race; he would be killed in a racing accident thirteen days later at Langhorne Speedway.