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Carolina Speedway

0.4 mi./0.644 km. Dirt Oval located in Gastonia, NC
Opened: 1961 | Track In Operation


Previous Names: Carolina Motor Speedway, Gaston Speedway

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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
15 August 1991 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Mike Duvall (SC)
5 August 1992 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Ed Gibbons
14 April 1993 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
Scott Bloomquist
13 April 2003 Xtreme DirtCar Series Scott Bloomquist 50
13 March 2004 Southern Xtreme DirtCar Series Donnie Moran 50
23 April 2004 Virginia Sprint Series Tony Harris
10 September 2004 USAC Carolina-Virginia Ford Focus Midget Car Series Brad Loyet 15
12 August 2005 O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Justin Collett
11 March 2006 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Jeff Smith (NC)
21 April 2006 Heintz Performance ASCS Southern Tour Scott McClaren 10
15 September 2006 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Jeff Smith (NC)
29 September 2006 Fastrak Racing Series Southern Division Dennis Franklin
18 May 2007 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Jeff Smith (NC)
6 June 2008 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Tim Allen (NC)
19 September 2008 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Ricky Weeks
20 March 2009 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Chris Ferguson (NC)
14 July 2009 O'Reilly Southern Nationals Series Jonathan Davenport 35
4 September 2009 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Johnny Pursley
20 March 2010 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Dean Bowen
12 March 2011 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Chris Ferguson (NC)
12 July 2011 Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series Chris Madden (SC)
10 March 2012 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Luke Roffers 40
11 May 2012 Battle of the Eastern All Stars Tour Ross Bailes
14 August 2012 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
Gaston County Shrine Race
Dennis Franklin
9 March 2013 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Dennis Franklin 50
3 May 2013 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Johnny Pursley 40
14 August 2013 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
Gaston County Shrine Race
Dennis Franklin 30
15 March 2014 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Jonathan Davenport 40
25 July 2014 Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series Brett Hamm 40
13 August 2014 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
Gaston County Shrine Race
Dennis Franklin 30
29 August 2014 Schaeffer Lubricants Monster Mini Stock Association Dustin Morris
17 October 2014 South Eastern Crate Association
Bill Hendren Memorial
Dennis Franklin 40
18 October 2014 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Casey Roberts 40
19 October 2014 Schaeffer Lubricants Monster Mini Stock Association Tack Brown 25
21 March 2015 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Chris Ferguson (NC) 40
8 May 2015 Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour Patrick Lyon 25
26 June 2015 Race Engineering Monster Mini Stock Association Jerry Oliver, Jr. 25
3 July 2015 Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series Trent Ivey 30
17 July 2015 Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour Shon Flanary 25
7 August 2015 Race Engineering Monster Mini Stock Association Jamie Mattison 25
11 August 2015 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
Gaston County Shrine Race
Chris Ferguson (NC) 30
16 October 2015 South Eastern Crate Association
Bill Hendren Memorial
Trent Ivey 40
17 October 2015 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Jared Hawkins 40
17 October 2015 Race Engineering Monster Mini Stock Association Nick Walker 25
12 March 2016 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series presented by Heintz Performance Ross Bailes 40
8 April 2016 Race Engineering Monster Mini Stock Association Travis Mosley (SC) 25
8 April 2016 United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters Danny Smith (OH) 30
29 April 2016 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Josh Richards 50
1 July 2016 Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series Furman Parton 40
22 July 2016 United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters Morgan Turpen
5 August 2016 Race Engineering Monster Mini Stock Association Travis Mosley (SC)
9 August 2016 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series presented by Heintz Performance
Gaston County Shrine Race
Johnny Pursley 35
30 September 2016 United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters Trey Starks
30 September 2016 RockAuto.com USCS 600 Sprint Car Series Jim Young (PA)
30 September 2016 Lucas Oil POWRi Southern States Midget Series Kyle Craker
14 October 2016 South Eastern Crate Association
Bill Hendren Memorial
Trent Ivey 40
14 October 2016 Race Engineering Monster Mini Stock Association Wes Helms
15 October 2016 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series presented by Heintz Performance Jeff Smith (NC) 40
11 March 2017 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Johnny Pursley 40
11 March 2017 Monster Mini Stock Association Travis Mosley (SC) 25
7 April 2017 United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters Robbie Stillwaggon 25
19 May 2017 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
Ultimate Super Late Model Series
Jeff Smith (NC) 40
9 June 2017 Southeast Dirt Modified Series Derrick Ramey
9 June 2017 Monster Mini Stock Association Travis Mosley (SC)
21 July 2017 United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters Lance Moss
9 August 2017 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
Gaston County Shrine Race
Michael Brown (SC) 35
18 August 2017 Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series Willie Milliken 40
15 September 2017 Monster Mini Stock Association Tack Brown
15 September 2017 Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models Series Steve Banal
22 September 2017 United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters Eric Riggins, Jr.
23 September 2017 Mid-East Modified Tour Chris Steele (GA)
13 October 2017 Monster Mini Stock Association Dustin Morris
14 October 2017 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Zack Mitchell 40
6 April 2018 United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters
United Racing Club presented by Capital Renegade Custom Coaches and Trailers
Josh Weller 20
20 April 2018 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Joey Coulter 40
8 June 2018 SECA SRI Topless Tour Matt Long 35
22 June 2018 Sheetz Mid-East Modified Tour Robbie Bailey
29 June 2018 Fast Unified Engine Late Model Series Robbie Emory 35
20 July 2018 United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters Scott Hunter
14 August 2018 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
Gaston County Shrine Race
Dennis Franklin 30
21 September 2018 Heinz Bros Performance Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models Series Ricky Weeks 25
12 October 2018 King of the Carolinas Ross Bailes 30
13 October 2018 Sheetz Mid-East Modified Tour Chris Steele (SC)
13 October 2018 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Ross Bailes 40

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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