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Mesa Marin Raceway

.5 mi./0.805 km. Paved Oval located in Bakersfield, CA
Opened: 1977 | Closed: 2005 | Razed: 2006



Banking: 17°

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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
28 May 1977 NASCAR Winston West Series Jim Reich 100
20 November 1977 USAC National Midget Car Series Rich Vogler
28 May 1978 NASCAR Winston West Series Jimmy Insolo 100
31 March 1979 Sonny Easley Mem 100 Joe Ruttman 100
27 May 1979 NASCAR Winston West Series Bill Schmitt 100
20 October 1979 Western States Open Competition Series Larry Detjens 200
29 March 1980 Sonny Easley Memorial Mike Chase 100
18 October 1980 October 200 Jim Thirkettle 100
18 October 1980 October 200 Steve Burgess 100
8 November 1980 NASCAR Winston West Series Bobby Allison 200
28 February 1981 Sonny Easley Memorial Jimmy Insolo 100
30 May 1981 NASCAR Winston West Series Roy Smith 150
10 May 1982 NASCAR Winston West Series Jim Robinson 150
27 October 1984 NASCAR Winston West Series Sumner McKnight 200
30 March 1985 USAC Skoal Long Cut National Supermodified Series Wally Pankratz
8 June 1985 NASCAR Winston West Series Ruben Garcia 200
5 October 1985 NASCAR Winston West Series Ruben Garcia 200
19 September 1987 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 100
20 September 1987 NASCAR Winston West Series Hershel McGriff 200
16 April 1988 NASCAR Southwest Tour Roman Calczynski 100
21 May 1988 NASCAR Winston West Series Roy Smith 200
17 July 1988 NASCAR Winston West Series Chad Little 500
5 August 1988 NASCAR Southwest Tour Ken Pedersen 100
6 August 1988 NASCAR Winston West Series Roy Smith 200
15 October 1988 NASCAR Southwest Tour Gary Manlow 200
8 April 1989 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 100
12 May 1989 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 100
13 May 1989 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies Western Midget Car Series Sleepy Tripp
13 May 1989 NASCAR Winston West Series Hershel McGriff 200
4 August 1989 NASCAR Southwest Tour Ron Hornaday, Jr. 100
5 August 1989 NASCAR Winston West Series Roy Smith 200
21 October 1989 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 200
26 November 1989 California Racing Association Rich Vogler
3 December 1989 California Racing Association Jeff Gordon
7 April 1990 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 100
14 April 1990 Western States Super Modified Tour Billy Vukovich, III
18 May 1990 USAC Western Midget Car Series P.J. Jones
19 May 1990 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 200
19 May 1990 USAC Western Midget Car Series Robby Flock
20 May 1990 NASCAR Winston West Series Bill Sedgwick 400
30 June 1990 NASCAR Southwest Tour Loran Kelley 100
12 October 1990 USAC Western Midget Car Series Sleepy Tripp
13 October 1990 USAC Western Midget Car Series P.J. Jones
13 October 1990 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 200
14 October 1990 NASCAR Winston West Series Mike Chase 400
16 March 1991 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 100
17 May 1991 USAC Western Midget Car Series Ken Nichols
18 May 1991 NASCAR Southwest Tour Ron Hornaday, Jr. 200
19 May 1991 NASCAR Winston West Series Mike Chase 400
29 June 1991 NASCAR Southwest Tour Jon Paques 106
11 October 1991 USAC Western Midget Car Series Wally Pankratz
12 October 1991 NASCAR Southwest Tour Mike Chase 200
13 October 1991 NASCAR Winston West Series Bill Sedgwick 400
21 March 1992 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Rick Carelli 100
15 May 1992 USAC Copenhagen/Skoal Western Midget Car Series Sleepy Tripp
16 May 1992 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Doug George
17 May 1992 NASCAR Winston West Series Rick Carelli 300
27 June 1992 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Doug George 100
28 September 1992 NASCAR Winston West Series Bill Sedgwick 300
17 October 1992 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Rick Carelli 200
3 April 1993 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Doug George 100
17 April 1993 NASCAR Winston West Series Bill Sedgwick 200
3 July 1993 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Doug George 100
31 July 1993 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Dale Williams (CA) 106
16 October 1993 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Steve Portenga 200
17 October 1993 NASCAR Winston West Series Bill Sedgwick 300
24 April 1994 NASCAR Winston Transcontinental Series Gary Collins 200
18 June 1994 NASCAR Winston Transcontinental Series Mike Chase 250
2 July 1994 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Dale Williams (CA) 100
30 July 1994 NASCAR Supertruck Exhibition P.J. Jones 20
30 July 1994 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Bob Lyon 100
27 August 1994 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Doug McCoun 108
15 October 1994 USAC True Value Silver Crown Series Kenny Irwin, Jr. 100
15 October 1994 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Doug McCoun 213
16 October 1994 NASCAR Winston Transcontinental Series Ken Schrader 300
8 April 1995 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Lance Hooper 100
22 April 1995 NASCAR SuperTruck Series by Craftsman Ron Hornaday, Jr. 125
23 April 1995 NASCAR Winston West Series Bill Sedgwick 200
27 May 1995 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Jim Inglebright 107
17 June 1995 NASCAR Winston West Series Mike Chase 250
1 July 1995 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Bryan Germone 100
13 October 1995 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Sean Monroe 300
14 October 1995 NASCAR Winston West Series Doug George 300
15 October 1995 NASCAR SuperTruck Series by Craftsman Mike Skinner 200
13 April 1996 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour M.K. Kanke 100
27 April 1996 NASCAR Winston West Series Larry Gunselman 200
26 May 1996 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Craig Raudman 300
29 June 1996 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Mark Reed 100
24 August 1996 NASCAR Winston West Series Joe Bean 250
11 October 1996 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Chris Raudman 306
12 October 1996 NASCAR Winston West Series Lance Hooper 300
14 October 1996 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Mike Skinner 300
24 May 1997 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Michael Alsup 100
25 May 1997 NASCAR Winston West Series Butch Gilliland 200
29 June 1997 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Steve Portenga 100
11 October 1997 NASCAR Winston West Series Sean Woodside 250
12 October 1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Randy Tolsma 300
25 October 1997 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour M.K. Kanke 200
23 May 1998 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series M.K. Kanke 100
24 May 1998 NASCAR Winston West Series Butch Gilliland 200
8 August 1998 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Bryan Germone 100
16 October 1998 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Kevin Harvick 200
17 October 1998 NASCAR Winston West Series Sean Woodside 250
18 October 1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Dennis Setzer 300
9 April 1999 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Gary Lewis 100
10 April 1999 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Rick Carelli 301
29 May 1999 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Kevin Harvick 100
30 May 1999 NASCAR Winston West Series Butch Gilliland 200
16 October 1999 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Kurt Busch 200
17 October 1999 NASCAR Winston West Series Sean Woodside 250
24 March 2000 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Sean Woodside 100
25 March 2000 NASCAR Winston West Series Brendan Gaughan 200
26 March 2000 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Mike Wallace 250
15 April 2000 USAC Western Sprint Car Series Mike Boat 40
1 July 2000 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Matt Crafton 100
21 October 2000 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Auggie Vidovich 200
22 October 2000 NASCAR Winston West Series Eric Norris 254
17 March 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Ted Musgrave 250
18 March 2001 NASCAR Winston West Series Steve Portenga 200
2 June 2001 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series M.K. Kanke 128
30 June 2001 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Auggie Vidovich 150
20 October 2001 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Darrell LaMoure 150
6 April 2002 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Sean Woodside 125
29 June 2002 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Doug McCoun 150
27 July 2002 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Burney Lamar 125
20 October 2002 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Eric Holmes 151
22 March 2003 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Dan Holtz 200
23 March 2003 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Dennis Setzer 255
26 April 2003 Speed Truck Challenge Andrew Lewis
28 June 2003 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series David Gilliland 150
26 July 2003 Speed Truck Challenge Lee Hatch
6 September 2003 Speed Truck Challenge Donny Goodwin
18 October 2003 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Kevin Vernon 150
19 October 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series Mike Duncan 150
27 March 2004 ASA Speed Truck Challenge Lee Hatch
27 March 2004 NASCAR West Series David Gilliland 151
28 March 2004 NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series Craig Raudman 150
17 April 2004 SRL Wild West Late Model Shootout Series Craig Raudman 100
24 April 2004 ASA Speed Truck Challenge Kevin Fedderson
5 June 2004 SRL Wild West Late Model Shootout Series Ryan Foster (CA) 100
5 June 2004 ASA Speed Truck Challenge Lee Hatch
26 June 2004 ASA Speed Truck Challenge Lee Hatch
17 July 2004 ASA Speed Truck Challenge Lee Hatch
7 August 2004 SRL Wild West Late Model Shootout Series Mike Mason (CA) 100
16 October 2004 NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series David Gilliland 167
17 October 2004 NASCAR West Series Brett Thompson 150
9 April 2005 NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series Auggie Vidovich 150
9 April 2005 NASCAR West Series Scott Lynch 150
23 April 2005 ASA Speed Truck Challenge Kyle Cattanach
14 May 2005 NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series Jim Pettit, II 100
14 May 2005 SRL Wild West Late Model Shootout Series Eric Schmidt 100
28 May 2005 ASA Speed Truck Challenge Matt Jaskol
18 June 2005 ASA Speed Truck Challenge Scott Dodd
30 July 2005 SRL Wild West Late Model Shootout Series Eric Schmidt
15 October 2005 NASCAR West Series Mike David 159
15 October 2005 NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series David Gilliland 300

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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