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San Jose Fairgrounds Speedway

.333 mi./0.536 km. Dirt Oval located in San Jose, CA
Opened: 1948 | Closed: 1999 | Razed: 2001


Previous Names: San Jose Speedway (from 1977 onwards after the closure of the second San Jose Speedway)

Previous Configurations: 0.5mi dirt oval (1948-1990)

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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
14 October 1956 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Eddie Pagan 150
15 September 1957 NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Marvin Porter 116
19 March 1972 NASCAR Winston West Series Jack McCoy 150
21 May 1977 NASCAR Winston West Series Chuck Bown 100
6 October 1978 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser
7 October 1978 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser
5 October 1979 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Doug Wolfgang
6 October 1979 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Shane Carson
11 September 1983 World of Outlaws Skoal Bandit Shootout Steve Kinser
23 September 1984 World of Outlaws Skoal Bandit Shootout Sammy Swindell
22 September 1985 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Sammy Swindell
11 October 1986 NARC Miller High Life Racing Series Jac Haudenschild
16 October 1986 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
17 October 1986 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Bobby Allen (PA)
18 October 1986 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
27 February 1987 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
16 October 1987 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
17 October 1987 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
3 March 1989 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Bobby Davis, Jr.
4 March 1989 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Brent Kaeding
3 June 1989 Golden State Sprint Car Series Darrell Hanestad
22 July 1989 Golden State Sprint Car Series Kevin Pylant
7 September 1989 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Bobby Davis, Jr.
8 September 1989 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Jeff Swindell
9 September 1989 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Keith Kauffman
28 October 1989 Golden State Sprint Car Series Brent Kaeding
3 March 1990 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Danny Lasoski
2 June 1990 NARC Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout Series Tim Green
14 July 1990 NARC Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout Series Tim Green
7 September 1990 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
8 September 1990 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Joe Gaerte
29 September 1990 NARC Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout Series Terry McCarl
29 September 1990 Golden State Sprint Car Series Terry McCarl
6 October 1990 NARC Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout Series Tim Green
13 October 1990 NARC Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout Series Tim Green
20 October 1990 NARC Budweiser Sprint Car Shootout Series Brent Kaeding
8 March 1991 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Craig Keel
9 March 1991 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
1 June 1991 Golden State Sprint Car Series Tim Green
1 June 1991 Northern Auto Racing Club Tim Green
13 July 1991 Northern Auto Racing Club Steve Kent
13 July 1991 Golden State Sprint Car Series Steve Kent
6 September 1991 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
7 September 1991 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
28 September 1991 Northern Auto Racing Club Ronnie Day
28 September 1991 Golden State Sprint Car Series Ronnie Day
5 October 1991 California Racing Association Brad Noffsinger
7 March 1992 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Stevie Smith (OK)
11 September 1992 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Sammy Swindell
12 September 1992 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Jac Haudenschild
22 May 1993 Golden State Sprint Car Series Steve Kent
10 July 1993 Golden State Sprint Car Series Tim Green
10 September 1993 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Stevie Smith (OK)
11 September 1993 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Stevie Smith (OK)
30 April 1994 Budweiser Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding
21 May 1994 Budweiser Northern Auto Racing Club Steve Kent
9 July 1994 Budweiser Northern Auto Racing Club Tim Green
9 September 1994 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser 20
10 September 1994 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Dave Blaney 30
8 September 1995 World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Stevie Smith (OK) 20
9 September 1995 World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Dave Blaney 30
30 March 1996 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding
27 April 1996 Northern Auto Racing Club Steve Kent
27 April 1996 Golden State Sprint Car Series Steve Kent
18 May 1996 Northern Auto Racing Club Paul McMahan
18 May 1996 Golden State Sprint Car Series Paul McMahan
4 July 1996 Northern Auto Racing Club Ronnie Day
13 July 1996 Golden State Sprint Car Series Jason Lund
13 July 1996 Northern Auto Racing Club Jason Lund
6 September 1996 World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Mark Kinser 20
7 September 1996 World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Mark Kinser 30
26 October 1996 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding
30 March 1997 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding
26 April 1997 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding
17 May 1997 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Hannagan
4 July 1997 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Hannagan
12 July 1997 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Tiner
16 August 1997 Western Dirt Racing Tour Steve Drake (CA)
5 September 1997 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Dave Blaney 20
6 September 1997 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Mark Kinser 30
18 October 1997 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Hannagan
25 April 1998 Golden State Sprint Car Series Randy Tiner
25 April 1998 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Tiner
16 May 1998 Western Dirt Racing Tour Steve Drake (CA)
13 June 1998 Golden State Sprint Car Series Randy Hannagan
13 June 1998 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Hannagan 30
4 July 1998 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding 30
18 July 1998 Western Dirt Racing Tour Scott Pounds
25 July 1998 Western Dirt Racing Tour Scott Pounds
2 August 1998 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Hannagan 30
8 August 1998 Golden State Sprint Car Series Randy Hannagan
28 August 1998 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Sammy Swindell 20
29 August 1998 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Sammy Swindell 30
3 October 1998 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding
27 March 1999 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Hannagan 30
24 April 1999 Northern Auto Racing Club Randy Hannagan 30
5 June 1999 Western Dirt Racing Tour Buck Cox
12 June 1999 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding 30
12 June 1999 Golden State Sprint Car Series Brent Kaeding
4 July 1999 Northern Auto Racing Club Brent Kaeding 30
31 July 1999 Northern Auto Racing Club Ronnie Day 30
27 August 1999 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Danny Lasoski 20
28 August 1999 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Jac Haudenschild 30
25 September 1999 Northern Auto Racing Club Eric Rossi 30

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!

1993

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A 1mi dirt oval operated at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds 1951-1993, a 1/4mi dirt oval 1977-1990, and a 1/8mi dirt oval in 1997.