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Interstate 79 Speedway

0.25 mi./0.402 km. Dirt Oval located in Shinnston, WV
Opened: 1949 | Closed: 2003


Previous Names: Thomas Speedway; Brennan Speedway; Sirk's Super 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
5 May 1987 Professional Racers Organization Jeff Purvis
10 June 1988 Professional Racers Organization Donnie Moran
19 May 1989 STARS Racing Series Butch McGill
26 May 1991 STARS Racing Series Mike Balzano
7 July 1991 STARS Racing Series Mike Balzano
4 August 1991 STARS Racing Series Donnie Moran
31 August 1991 STARS Racing Series Joe Meadows
14 June 1992 STARS Racing Series Davey Johnson
5 August 1992 Club All Star Circuit of Champions Kevin Huntley
5 September 1992 STARS Racing Series Scott Bloomquist
25 June 1993 STARS Racing Series Donnie Moran
11 August 1993 Club All Star Circuit of Champions Rickey Hood
4 September 1993 STARS Racing Series Steve Shaver
17 July 1994 STARS Racing Series Rick Eckert
3 September 1994 STARS Racing Series Rick Eckert
16 July 1995 STARS Racing Series Steve Shaver
2 September 1995 STARS Racing Series Scott Bloomquist
23 June 1996 STARS Racing Series Donnie Moran
4 August 1996 Northeast Winners Series Steve Francis
31 August 1996 STARS Racing Series Tim Hitt
22 June 1997 STARS Racing Series Steve Francis
6 July 1997 Mid-Atlantic Championship Series Gary Stuhler 50
30 August 1997 STARS Racing Series Tim Hitt
5 September 1998 STARS Racing Series Rick Aukland
4 September 1999 STARS National DirtCar Racing League Donnie Moran
15 September 2000 STARS National DirtCar Racing League Billy Drake 75
20 July 2001 AMRA Road Warrior Tour Kenny Johnson
1 September 2001 Renegade STARS Racing Series Donnie Moran 75
31 August 2002 Renegade DirtCar Racing Series Rick Aukland 75
6 July 2003 Renegade DirtCar Racing Series Chub Frank 50
29 August 2003 Renegade DirtCar Racing Series Chub Frank 50

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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