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Thunderbird Raceway

.375 mi./0.604 km. Dirt Oval located in Muskegon, MI
Opened: 1958 | Track In Operation



Promoters: Tom Sprague
Website: http://www.thunderbirdraceway.net/

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The following table contains a list of all known touring series or major events held at this speedway. Think we're missing one or have the results to it? Contact us!

Date Sanction Winner Laps
6 June 1979 MSPA Late Model Series John Roberts, Jr. 50
4 June 1980 MSPA Late Model Series Bob Kingen
3 June 1981 MSPA Late Model Series John Roberts, Jr. 50
2 June 1982 MSPA Late Model Series Bob Flinn 50
25 July 1982 Sprints on Dirt John Naida
24 July 1983 Sprints on Dirt Randy Varney
24 August 1983 MSPA Late Model Series Kris Patterson
24 August 1983 MSPA Late Model Series Kris Patterson
22 July 1984 Sprints on Dirt Mike Shaw
14 July 1985 Sprints on Dirt Terry Shepherd; Bill Tyler
21 August 1985 MSPA Late Model Series Mike Nichols
13 July 1986 Sprints on Dirt Hank Lower
26 June 1999 ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series John Kasmierski 50
26 August 2000 Sprints on Dirt Andy James
20 April 2001 Sprints on Dirt Steve Irwin
18 August 2001 Sprints on Dirt Fred Bliss
6 July 2002 Sprints on Dirt Ronnie Beale
26 June 2004 Sprints on Dirt Dustin Daggett
30 June 2007 Sunoco American Late Model Series Elex Layton
18 June 2016 Great Lakes Super Sprints Gregg Dalman
18 June 2016 Midwest Compact Touring Series Brian Carlson (MI) 30
2 July 2016 American Ethanol Late Model Tour Rich Bell 40
9 July 2016 Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Brian Smith (OH) 25
23 July 2016 Allstar Performance Michigan Dirt Cup Modified Tour David Mielke
13 August 2016 Great Lakes Super Sprints Chase Ridenour
27 May 2017 American Ethanol Modified Tour presented by Allstar Peformance David Mielke 30
10 June 2017 Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt Chad Blonde
24 June 2017 Great Lakes Super Sprints
K&L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders
Chase Ridenour
1 July 2017 American Ethanol Late Model Tour Eric Spangler 40
26 August 2017 Great Lakes Super Sprints Chase Ridenour

A table of all seasons in which 51's Third Turn has point standings for this track. Click on each individual season to view all divisions and point standings. If we don't have points to a particular season and you do, please Contact us!


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