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Dayton Speedway

.5 mi./0.805 km. Paved Oval located in Dayton, OH
Opened: 1934 | Closed: 1982 | Razed: ????


Previous Names: Greater Dayton Speedway

Previous Configurations: .625 mile flat square dirt oval (1934-38); .5 mile dirt oval (1939-42, 1945-46); .25 mile paved oval (1947-54); .375 mile paved oval (1950s)

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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
25 June 1950 NASCAR Grand National Jimmy Florian
20 August 1950 NASCAR Grand National Dick Linder 195
22 October 1950 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Harold Smith
24 June 1951 NASCAR Grand National Curtis Turner 200
23 September 1951 NASCAR Grand National Fonty Flock 200
21 October 1951 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Mike Klapak
18 May 1952 NASCAR Grand National Dick Rathmann 200
27 July 1952 AAA Stock Car Series Marshall Teague 200
21 September 1952 NASCAR Grand National Dick Rathmann 300
12 October 1952 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Mike Klapak
10 May 1953 MARC Racing Series Buckie Sager 200
13 September 1953 MARC Racing Series Iggy Katona 500
25 April 1954 MARC Racing Series Buckie Sager 200
6 June 1954 MARC Racing Series Lloyd Moore 300
25 September 1954 MARC Racing Series Jack Harrison 500
24 April 1955 MARC Racing Series Bill Rexford 156
5 June 1955 MARC Racing Series Ernie Derr 300
11 September 1955 MARC Racing Series Jack Farris 500
22 April 1956 MARC Racing Series Jack Harrison 165
6 May 1956 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series Bob Sweikert
3 June 1956 MARC Racing Series Iggy Katona 300
24 June 1956 USAC National Midget Car Series Eddie Sachs
22 July 1956 MARC Racing Series Jack Farris 180
16 September 1956 MARC Racing Series Jack Farris 500
30 September 1956 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series Pat O'Connor
30 September 1956 USAC National Midget Car Series Shorty Templeman
24 March 1957 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series Andy Linden
14 April 1957 MARC Racing Series Jack Farris 200
2 June 1957 MARC Racing Series Nelson Stacy 300
28 July 1957 MARC Racing Series Bill Granger 197
1 September 1957 USAC National Midget Car Series Rex Easton
15 September 1957 MARC Racing Series Jack Shanklin 500
23 March 1958 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series Elmer George
13 April 1958 MARC Racing Series Harold Smith 200
20 April 1958 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series Ed Elisian
23 May 1958 USAC National Midget Car Series Lloyd Ruby
22 June 1958 MARC Racing Series Darel Dieringer 300
5 August 1958 MARC Racing Series Darel Dieringer 300
14 September 1958 MARC Racing Series Nelson Stacy 500
12 October 1958 MARC Racing Series Nelson Stacy 200
5 April 1959 MARC Racing Series Nelson Stacy 200
7 June 1959 MARC Racing Series Bob James 300
30 August 1959 MARC Racing Series Johnny Allen 331
5 July 1960 MARC Racing Series Nelson Stacy
17 July 1960 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series Parnelli Jones
14 August 1960 USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series Parnelli Jones
2 October 1960 USAC Stock Car Series Paul Goldsmith 200
23 April 1961 USAC Stock Car Series Paul Goldsmith 100
14 May 1961 MARC Racing Series Harlan Richardson 100
11 June 1961 USAC Stock Car Series Paul Goldsmith 200
9 July 1961 MARC Racing Series Harold Smith 300
23 July 1961 USAC National Sprint Car Series Parnelli Jones
20 August 1961 MARC Racing Series Harold Smith 98
24 September 1961 MARC Racing Series Homer Newland 500
10 June 1962 MARC Racing Series Dick Freeman 200
14 July 1962 MARC Racing Series Jack Shanklin 230
12 August 1962 MARC Racing Series Iggy Katona 500
16 September 1962 MARC Racing Series Iggy Katona 600
5 May 1963 MARC Racing Series Jack Bowsher 100
22 June 1963 MARC Racing Series Dick Freeman 100
11 August 1963 MARC Racing Series Jack Bowsher 300
15 September 1963 MARC Racing Series Keith Ploughe 500
9 May 1964 ARCA Racing Series Jack Bowsher 100
28 June 1964 ARCA Racing Series Jim Cushman 200
9 August 1964 ARCA Racing Series Jack Bowsher 300
13 September 1964 ARCA Racing Series Jack Bowsher 500
18 July 1965 ARCA Racing Series Dick Freeman 200
26 September 1965 ARCA Racing Series Jack Bowsher
2 October 1966 ARCA Racing Series Iggy Katona 100
3 September 1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series Rollie Beale
10 September 1967 ARCA Racing Series John Sommerville 500
15 October 1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series Sonny Ates
15 October 1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
15 October 1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series Sonny Ates
21 April 1968 ARCA Racing Series Les Snow 100
2 June 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
30 June 1968 ARCA Racing Series Benny Parsons 200
7 July 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Bruce Walkup
3 August 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Al Smith (MI)
1 September 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
8 September 1968 ARCA Racing Series Benny Parsons 500
30 March 1969 ARCA Racing Series Iggy Katona 100
13 April 1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
4 May 1969 ARCA Racing Series Benny Parsons 100
1 June 1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series Al Smith
29 June 1969 ARCA Racing Series Benny Parsons 200
21 September 1969 ARCA Racing Series Ramo Stott 500
12 April 1970 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
24 May 1970 ARCA Racing Series Ramo Stott 500
9 May 1976 USAC National Sprint Car Series Pancho Carter
27 June 1976 ASA National Tour Larry Moore (OH) 100
8 August 1976 USAC National Midget Car Series Jan Opperman
22 August 1976 USAC National Sprint Car Series Jan Opperman
28 May 1979 USAC National Sprint Car Series Tom Bigelow
1 July 1979 USAC National Sprint Car Series Rich Vogler
15 July 1979 ARCA Racing Series Joe Raymond 100
16 September 1979 USAC National Sprint Car Series Steve Chassey
23 September 1979 ASA National Late Model Sportsman Series Glenn Ohlmann 500
15 June 1980 Thompson 100 Bob Senneker 100
21 September 1980 ASA National Late Model Sportsman Series Wayne Lensing 500
17 May 1981 ARCA Racing Series Larry Moyer 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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