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Metrolina Speedway

0.500 mi./0.805 km. Dirt Oval located in Charlotte, NC
Opened: 1960 | Closed: 1998 | Razed: 2016


Previous Names: Charlotte Fairgrounds Speedway

Previous Configurations: 1/2mi paved oval

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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
12 April 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Tommy Houston 75
12 April 1974 NASCAR Modified National Championship Richie Evans 75
3 May 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Ray Hendrick 200
16 May 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Harry Gant
17 May 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Don Miller
24 May 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Ray Hendrick 150
31 May 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Tommy Houston 50
21 June 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Butch Lindley
3 July 1974 NASCAR Modified National Championship Paul Radford
7 July 1974 Metrolina 200 Richard Childress 200
12 July 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Dale Earnhardt 55
27 July 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Jack Ingram 150
10 November 1974 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Jack Ingram 250
9 May 1975 NASCAR Baby Grand Roger Hamby
3 April 1982 NDRA Schlitz Pro-National Series Jack Boggs
26 May 1984 NDRA Stroh's Pro National Series Kenny Brightbill
28 March 1987 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Sammy Swindell
2 October 1987 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Bobby Allen (PA)
3 October 1987 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
18 May 1995 World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Mark Kinser 20
19 May 1995 World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Mark Kinser 30
26 April 1996 United Racing Club Glenn Fitzcharles
9 May 1996 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Freddy Smith
12 July 1996 United Racing Club Danny Jones (PA)
23 August 1996 United Racing Club Rick Koenig

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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