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California State Fairgrounds

1.000 mi./1.609 km. Dirt Oval located in Sacramento, CA
Opened: 1906 | Closed: 1970


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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
20 March 1955 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Jim Sills
8 September 1957 NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Danny Graves 100
7 September 1958 NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Parnelli Jones 100
13 September 1959 NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Eddie Gray 100
26 September 1959 California Racing Association Sonny Pratt
11 September 1960 NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Jim Cook 100
10 September 1961 NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Eddie Gray 100
9 September 1962 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Eddie Gray 100
8 September 1963 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Bob Ross 100
4 October 1964 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Bob Ross
3 October 1965 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Bill Amick 100
9 October 1966 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Don Noel 100
20 October 1968 California Racing Association Jerry Blundy
27 April 1969 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Marty Kinerk 100
26 October 1969 California Racing Association Jerry Blundy
10 May 1970 NASCAR Grand National West Tiny Lund 100
25 October 1970 California Racing Association Jerry Blundy
4 June 1989 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series George Snider 100
7 October 1995 USAC True Value Silver Crown Series Donnie Beechler 100
12 October 1996 USAC Silver Crown Series Donnie Beechler 100
12 October 1996 USAC Skoal Western Midget Series Jay Drake
9 October 1999 USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series Jimmy Sills 100

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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