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Springfield Speedway

0.25 mi./0.402 km. Dirt Oval located in Springfield, IL
Opened: 1947 | Closed: 1987


Previous Names: Shaheen's Springfield Speedway; Little Springfield

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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
22 June 1956 USAC National Midget Car Series Rex Easton
27 July 1956 USAC National Midget Car Series Andy Linden
17 August 1956 USAC National Midget Car Series Eddie Sachs
5 July 1957 USAC National Midget Car Series Chuck Rodee
16 August 1957 USAC National Midget Car Series Rex Easton
6 June 1958 USAC National Midget Car Series Johnny Roberts
15 August 1958 USAC National Midget Car Series Chuck Weyant
27 June 1960 USAC National Midget Car Series Gene Hartley
18 July 1960 USAC National Midget Car Series Johnny Roberts
9 September 1960 USAC National Midget Car Series Gene Hartley
12 June 1961 USAC National Midget Car Series Rex Easton
19 June 1961 USAC National Midget Car Series Arnie Knepper
10 July 1961 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
18 August 1961 USAC National Midget Car Series Allen Crowe
11 June 1962 USAC National Midget Car Series Mel Kenyon
16 July 1962 USAC National Midget Car Series Allen Heath
17 August 1962 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
24 June 1963 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
15 July 1963 USAC National Midget Car Series Chuck Weyant
16 August 1963 USAC National Midget Car Series Tommy Copp
8 June 1964 USAC National Midget Car Series Mel Kenyon
29 June 1964 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
13 July 1964 USAC National Midget Car Series Don Meacham
27 July 1964 USAC National Midget Car Series Arnie Knepper
14 June 1965 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
14 June 1965 USAC National Midget Car Series Mel Kenyon
12 July 1965 USAC National Midget Car Series Jimmy Davies
12 July 1965 USAC National Midget Car Series Jimmy Davies
20 August 1965 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
20 August 1965 USAC National Midget Car Series Chuck Rodee
25 September 1965 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
11 June 1966 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
16 July 1966 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
19 August 1966 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
19 August 1966 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
10 September 1966 USAC National Midget Car Series Mike McGreevey
8 July 1967 USAC National Midget Car Series Mel Kenyon
18 August 1967 USAC National Midget Car Series Mel Kenyon
4 July 1968 USAC National Midget Car Series Dave Strickland
16 August 1968 USAC National Midget Car Series Mike McGreevy
13 September 1968 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
20 June 1969 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
4 July 1969 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
18 July 1969 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
18 August 1969 USAC National Midget Car Series Larry Cannon 50
12 September 1969 USAC National Midget Car Series Don Vogler
12 June 1970 USAC National Midget Car Series Billy Engelhart
3 July 1970 USAC National Midget Car Series Billy Engelhart
21 August 1970 USAC National Midget Car Series Jerry McClung
18 September 1970 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Tattersall
5 June 1971 USAC National Midget Car Series Dave Strickland
19 June 1971 USAC National Midget Car Series Danny Caruthers
17 July 1971 USAC National Midget Car Series Danny Caruthers
20 August 1971 USAC National Midget Car Series Danny Caruthers
3 July 1972 USAC National Midget Car Series Gary Ponzini
29 July 1972 USAC National Midget Car Series Rick Goudy
19 August 1972 USAC National Midget Car Series Bill Engelhart
27 August 1972 USAC National Sprint Car Series Rollie Beale
9 June 1973 USAC National Midget Car Series Pancho Carter
7 July 1973 USAC National Midget Car Series Pancho Carter
17 August 1973 USAC National Midget Car Series Steve Cannon
15 June 1974 USAC National Midget Car Series Steve Cannon
6 July 1974 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
17 August 1974 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
14 June 1975 USAC National Midget Car Series Pancho Carter
12 July 1975 USAC National Midget Car Series Larry Patton
2 August 1975 USAC National Midget Car Series Sleepy Tripp
5 September 1975 USAC National Midget Car Series Sleepy Tripp
12 June 1976 USAC National Midget Car Series Bob Wente
20 August 1976 USAC National Midget Car Series Jan Opperman
11 June 1977 USAC National Midget Car Series Sleepy Tripp
10 July 1977 USAC National Midget Car Series Steve Cannon
16 July 1977 USAC National Midget Car Series Ken Nichols
19 August 1977 USAC National Midget Car Series Ron Shuman
17 June 1978 USAC National Midget Car Series Sleepy Tripp
15 July 1978 USAC National Midget Car Series Mel Kenyon
19 August 1978 USAC National Midget Car Series Rich Vogler
22 June 1979 USAC National Midget Car Series Bubby Jones
17 August 1979 USAC National Midget Car Series Lonnie Caruthers
11 July 1980 USAC National Midget Car Series Rich Vogler
13 June 1981 USAC National Midget Car Series Rich Vogler
14 August 1981 USAC National Midget Car Series Warren Mockler
30 April 1982 All Star Circuit of Champions Tod Bishop
1 May 1982 USAC National Midget Car Series Ken Schrader
3 June 1982 All Star Circuit of Champions Steve Kinser
26 June 1982 USAC National Sprint Car Series Dean Shirley
16 July 1982 All Star Circuit of Champions Ron Milton
13 August 1982 USAC National Midget Car Series Rich Vogler
30 April 1983 All Star Circuit of Champions Kelly Kinser
30 May 1983 All Star Circuit of Champions Randy Kinser
19 August 1983 USAC National Midget Car Series Ken Schrader
2 October 1983 All Star Circuit of Champions Rickey Hood
28 April 1984 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Gene Gennetten
12 July 1984 All Star Circuit of Champions Jack Hewitt
18 August 1984 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Ken Schrader 40
31 August 1984 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Rickey Hood 40
18 May 1985 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Mel Kenyon 40
1 August 1985 All Star Circuit of Champions Andy Hillenburg (OK)
16 August 1985 USAC Crestliner Vans National Sprint Car Series Alan Brown 40
17 August 1985 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Ken Schrader 40
15 August 1986 USAC Crestliner Vans National Sprint Car Series Rickey Hood 40
16 August 1986 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Rich Vogler 40
21 August 1986 All Star Circuit of Champions Rick Ungar
1 May 1987 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Kevin Doty
18 June 1987 USAC Late Model Series Dick Taylor
30 July 1987 All Star Circuit of Champions Steve Butler
21 August 1987 USAC Crestliner Vans National Sprint Car Series Ron Standridge 30
22 August 1987 USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Steve Knepper

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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