From The Third Turn, an online resource for all news and results stock car racing.
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1 mi./1.609 km. Dirt Oval located in Springfield, IL
Track Status: Still In Operation (Opened: 1910 )
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TOURING SERIES & MAJOR EVENTS
Date Sanction Winner Laps
25 August 1934 AAA Champ Car Series Billy Winn 100
24 August 1935 AAA Champ Car Series Billy Winn 100
24 August 1940 AAA Champ Car Series Rex Mays 100
28 September 1947 AAA Champ Car Series Tony Bettenhausen 100
21 August 1948 AAA Champ Car Series Ted Horn 100
19 September 1948 AAA Champ Car Series Myron Fohr 100
20 August 1949 AAA Champ Car Series Mel Hansen 100
25 September 1949 AAA Champ Car Series Johnnie Parsons 100
19 August 1950 AAA Champ Car Series Paul Russo 100
17 September 1950 AAA Stock Car Series Jay Frank 100
1 October 1950 AAA Champ Car Series Tony Bettenhausen 100
18 August 1951 AAA Champ Car Series Tony Bettenhausen 100
16 August 1952 AAA Champ Car Series Bill Schindler 100
30 September 1952 AAA Stock Car Series Frank Mundy 200
21 June 1953 AAA Champ Car Series Rodger Ward 100
22 August 1953 AAA Champ Car Series Sam Hanks 100
21 August 1954 AAA Champ Car Series Jimmy Davies 100
20 August 1955 AAA Champ Car Series Jimmy Bryan 100
19 August 1956 USAC Champ Car Series Jimmy Bryan 100
17 August 1957 USAC Champ Car Series Rodger Ward 100
16 August 1958 USAC Champ Car Series Johnny Thomson 100
22 August 1959 USAC Champ Car Series Len Sutton 100
20 August 1960 USAC Champ Car Series Jim Packard 100
21 August 1961 USAC Champ Car Series Jim Hurtubise 99
10 September 1961 USAC Stock Car Series Len Sutton 100
18 August 1962 USAC Champ Car Series Jim Hurtubise 100
26 August 1962 USAC Stock Car Series Paul Goldsmith 100
17 August 1963 USAC Champ Car Series Rodger Ward 100
25 August 1963 USAC Stock Car Series Curtis Turner 100
22 August 1964 USAC Champ Car Series A.J. Foyt 100
30 August 1964 USAC Stock Car Series Bobby Marshman 100
20 August 1965 USAC Stock Car Series Bobby Isaac 100
21 August 1965 USAC Champ Car Series A.J. Foyt 100
19 August 1966 USAC Stock Car Series Don White 100
20 August 1966 USAC Champ Car Series Don Branson 100
19 August 1967 USAC Champ Car Series A.J. Foyt 100
20 August 1967 USAC Stock Car Series Don White
17 August 1968 USAC Champ Car Series Roger McCluskey 100
18 August 1968 USAC Stock Car Series Norm Nelson
17 August 1969 USAC Stock Car Series Butch Hartman 100
18 August 1969 USAC Champ Car Series Mario Andretti 100
22 August 1970 USAC Champ Car Series Al Unser 100
23 August 1970 USAC Stock Car Series Norm Nelson 100
16 May 1971 NASCAR Grand American Buck Baker 100
20 August 1971 USAC National Midget Car Series Jimmy Caruthers
20 August 1971 USAC National Midget Car Series Les Scott
21 August 1971 USAC Stock Car Series Jack Bowsher 100
22 August 1971 USAC National Dirt Championship A.J. Foyt 100
4 July 1972 USAC Stock Car Series Don White 100
18 August 1972 USAC National Midget Car Series Larry Dickson
18 August 1972 USAC National Midget Car Series Tom Bigelow
19 August 1972 USAC Stock Car Series Al Unser 100
20 August 1972 USAC National Dirt Championship Al Unser 100
18 August 1973 USAC Stock Car Series Jack Bowsher 100
19 August 1973 USAC National Dirt Championship Mario Andretti 100
17 August 1974 USAC Stock Car Series Roger McCluskey 100
18 August 1974 USAC National Dirt Championship Mario Andretti 100
16 August 1975 USAC National Dirt Championship Al Unser 100
17 August 1975 USAC Stock Car Series Butch Hartman 100
21 August 1976 USAC National Dirt Championship Tom Bigelow 100
22 August 1976 USAC Stock Car Series Ramo Stott 100
20 August 1977 USAC National Dirt Championship Larry Rice 100
21 August 1977 USAC Stock Car Series Ramo Stott 100
19 August 1978 USAC National Dirt Championship Gary Bettenhausen 100
20 August 1978 USAC Stock Car Series Sal Tovella 100
18 August 1979 USAC National Dirt Championship Bobby Olivero 100
19 August 1979 USAC Stock Car Series A.J. Foyt 100
15 June 1980 USAC Stock Car Series Ramo Stott 100
17 August 1980 USAC Stock Car Series Terry Ryan 100
19 August 1980 USAC National Dirt Championship Pancho Carter 100
21 August 1980 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser 40
21 September 1980 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Danny Smith
21 September 1980 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser
12 October 1980 USAC Stock Car Series Joe Ruttman 100
24 April 1981 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser
14 June 1981 USAC Stock Car Series Dean Roper 59
15 August 1981 USAC Gold Crown Series
USAC Silver Crown Series
George Snider 100
16 August 1981 USAC Stock Car Series Dean Roper 109
1 May 1982 World of Outlaws Budweiser Sprint Series Sammy Swindell 12
2 May 1982 World of Outlaws Budweiser Sprint Series Danny Smith
2 May 1982 USAC Silver Crown Series Larry Dickson 100
6 June 1982 USAC Stock Car Series Dean Roper 100
14 August 1982 USAC Gold Crown Series
USAC Silver Crown Series
Bobby Olivero 100
15 August 1982 USAC Stock Car Series Bay Darnell 100
5 June 1983 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series
USAC Stock Car Series
Dean Roper 100
20 August 1983 USAC Silver Crown Series Gary Bettenhausen 100
21 August 1983 USAC Stock Car Series Dean Roper 100
21 August 1983 USAC National Midget Car Series Arnie Knepper
18 August 1984 USAC Silver Crown Series Chuck Gurney 100
19 August 1984 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Ken Schrader 25
19 August 1984 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series
USAC Stock Car Series
Bobby Jacks 100
17 August 1985 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Chuck Gurney 100
18 August 1985 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Dean Roper 100
18 August 1985 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Johnny Parsons 25
16 August 1986 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Jack Hewitt 100
17 August 1986 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Chuck Gurney 25
17 August 1986 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Dean Roper 100
13 September 1986 USAC Late Model Series Ray Guss, Jr. 35
22 August 1987 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Jack Hewitt 100
23 August 1987 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Bob Keselowski 100
23 August 1987 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Kevin Olson
20 August 1988 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Steve Chassey 100
21 August 1988 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Stan Fox
21 August 1988 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Bob Keselowski 100
19 August 1989 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Chuck Gurney 100
20 August 1989 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Bob Keselowski 100
21 August 1989 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Rich Vogler
18 August 1990 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Chuck Gurney 100
19 August 1990 USAC National Midget Series Stan Fox
19 August 1990 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Bob Brevak 100
17 August 1991 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Stevie Reeves 100
17 August 1991 USAC Copenhagen/Skoal National Midget Series Chuck Gurney
18 September 1991 ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Bobby Bowsher 102
22 August 1992 USAC Copenhagen-Skoal National Midget Series Stan Fox
22 August 1992 USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Jimmy Sills 100
23 August 1992 ARCA SuperCar Series Bobby Bowsher 100
21 August 1993 USAC True Value Silver Crown Series Jack Hewitt 100
23 August 1993 ARCA Hooters SuperCar Series Bob Keselowski 100
20 August 1994 USAC True Value Silver Crown Series Jimmy Sills 100
21 August 1994 ARCA Hooters SuperCar Series Bob Hill 100
19 August 1995 USAC True Value Silver Crown Series Kenny Irwin, Jr. 100
19 August 1995 USAC Skoal National Midget Car Series Kenny Irwin, Jr. 25
20 August 1995 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Billy Thomas 100
18 August 1996 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Tim Steele 104
14 September 1996 USAC Silver Crown Series Chuck Gurney 100
14 September 1996 USAC Skoal National Midget Car Series Brian Gerster 25
8 June 1997 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Sammy Swindell 25
16 August 1997 USAC Silver Crown Series Dave Darland
18 October 1997 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Tim Steele 106
7 June 1998 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Andy Hillenburg 30
22 August 1998 USAC Silver Crown Series Russ Gamester 100
23 August 1998 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Ken Schrader 100
21 August 1999 USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series Dave Darland 100
22 August 1999 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Bill Baird 100
19 August 2000 USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series Jack Hewitt 100
20 August 2000 ARCA RE/MAX Series Frank Kimmel 104
18 August 2001 USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series Paul White 100
19 August 2001 ARCA RE/MAX Series Frank Kimmel 100
17 August 2002 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series J.J. Yeley 100
18 August 2002 ARCA RE/MAX Series Frank Kimmel 100
16 August 2003 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series Dave Darland 100
17 August 2003 ARCA RE/MAX Series Frank Kimmel 100
14 September 2003 Illinois Fall Nationals Darrell Lanigan 40
21 August 2004 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series Brian Tyler 100
22 August 2004 ARCA RE/MAX Series Bill Baird 107
19 September 2004 Stacker 2 Xtreme DirtCar Series
Illinois Fall Nationals
Brian Birkhofer 35
20 August 2005 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series Brian Tyler 100
21 August 2005 ARCA RE/MAX Series Frank Kimmel 100
18 September 2005 Stacker 2 World of Outlaws Late Model Series
Illinois Fall Nationals
Scott Bloomquist 30
19 August 2006 ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series Norm Weaver 30
19 August 2006 USAC Silver Crown Series Tracy Hines 100
20 August 2006 ARCA RE/MAX Series Justin Allgaier 100
1 October 2006 Illinois Fall Nationals Darren Miller 30
18 August 2007 USAC K&N Silver Crown Championship Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 75
18 August 2007 ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series Frank Wilson, Jr. 30
19 August 2007 ARCA RE/MAX Series Frank Kimmel 100
16 August 2008 ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series Nick Gullatta 50
16 August 2008 USAC K&N Silver Crown Championship Brian Tyler 100
17 August 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series Frank Kimmel 102
22 August 2009 USAC K&N Silver Crown Championship Cole Whitt 100
23 August 2009 ARCA RE/MAX Series Parker Kligerman 103
22 August 2010 ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards Patrick Sheltra 106
20 August 2011 USAC Traxxas Silver Crown Series Brian Tyler 100
21 August 2011 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Chad McCumbee 107
18 August 2012 USAC Traxxas Silver Crown Series A.J. Fike 100
19 August 2012 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Frank Kimmel 100
17 August 2013 USAC Traxxas Silver Crown Series A.J. Fike 100
18 August 2013 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Brennan Poole 104
17 August 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Kevin Swindell 100
7 September 2014 USAC Silver Crown Series Kody Swanson 100
22 August 2015 USAC Silver Crown Series Kody Swanson 100
23 August 2015 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards A.J. Fike 104
21 August 2016 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Justin Haley 102
19 August 2017 USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by Traxxas
Bettenhausen 100
Justin Grant 100
20 August 2017 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Grant Enfinger 100
18 August 2018 USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by Traxxas
Bettenhausen 100
Chris Windom 100
19 August 2018 Illinois Sportsman Nationals Ethan Schnapp 20
19 August 2018 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Christian Eckes 106
18 August 2019 ARCA Menards Series Michael Self 102
4 October 2020 ARCA Menards Series Ryan Unzicker 103
18 October 2020 USAC Silver Crown Series Kyle Larson 100
21 August 2021 USAC Silver Crown Series Kody Swanson 76
22 August 2021 ARCA Menards Series Corey Heim 100