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Butler County Speedway

0.333 mi./0.536 km. Dirt Oval located in Rising City, NE
Opened: 1996 | Closed: 2016


Previous Names: Thunder Lake Speedway; Butler County Motorplex

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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
19 May 1999 CNCTA Friesen Chevrolet Challenge Series Jason Friesen
5 July 1999 NASCAR Busch All-Star Series Joe Kosiski 50
24 July 1999 NASCAR Busch All-Star Series Steve Boley 50
4 August 1999 CNCTA Friesen Chevrolet Challenge Series Kyle Berck
17 May 2000 CNCTA Friesen Chevrolet Challenge Series Kyle Berck
22 July 2000 NASCAR O'Reilly All-Star Series Steve Boley 50
26 July 2000 CNCTA Friesen Chevrolet Challenge Series Kyle Berck
23 May 2001 CNCTA Friesen Chevrolet Challenge Series Jason Friesen
29 June 2001 CNCTA Friesen Chevrolet Challenge Series Kyle Berck
25 May 2003 Eagle Sprint Touring Series Don Droud, Jr.
4 July 2003 Eagle Sprint Touring Series Jake Peters
31 August 2003 CNCTA Friesen Chevrolet Challenge Series Steve Kempt
31 August 2003 Eagle Sprint Touring Series Billy Alley 20
30 May 2004 O'Reilly Sprint Bandits Travis Rilat
4 June 2004 CNCTA Friesen Chevrolet Challenge Series Eddie Moore
28 July 2006 ASCS Midwest Region Garry Lee Maier
19 June 2009 Super Late Model Racing Series Kyle Berck
27 July 2009 O'Reilly POWRi National Midget Series presented by Lucas Oil Jerry Coons, Jr.
13 September 2009 ASCS Midwest Region Chad Humston
18 June 2010 Super Late Model Racing Series Mike Marushak
2 August 2010 POWRi National Midget Series Bryan Clauson
2 August 2010 Super Late Model Racing Series Kyle Berck
4 August 2010 O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions Tim Shaffer 30
27 April 2013 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Jack Dover
28 April 2013 Super Late Model Racing Series Kyle Berck
22 June 2013 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Jack Dover
22 June 2013 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Jack Dover
20 July 2013 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Trevor Grossenbacher
10 May 2014 NCRA Sprint Car Series Jack Dover
10 May 2014 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Jack Dover
24 May 2014 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Tony Bruce, Jr.
12 July 2014 NCRA Sprint Car Series
Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series
Jack Dover
26 July 2014 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Billy Alley
30 May 2015 NCRA Modified Series Josh Lanterman 25
19 June 2015 Sprint Series of Nebraska presented by Precise Racing Products Jason Martin (NE)
19 June 2015 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Jack Dover
20 June 2015 Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Jack Dover
11 July 2015 NCRA Sprint Car Series
Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series
Jack Dover
25 March 2016 Sprint Series of Nebraska presented by Precise Racing Products Tyler Drueke 25

A table of all seasons in which The 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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