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Trenton Speedway

1.5 mi./2.414 km. Paved Oval located in Trenton, NJ
Opened: 1900 | Closed: 1980 | Razed: 1983


Previous Names: Trenton International Speedway; Trenton Fairgrounds Raceway, New Jersey State Fairgournds

Previous Configurations: .5 mile dirt oval (1900-1941), 1 mile dirt oval (1946-1956), 1 mile paved oval (1957-1968)


Banking: 10-15°

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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
17 June 1951 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Dick Eagan
30 September 1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Johnny Thomson
23 June 1957 USAC Stock Car Series Sam Hanks 300
2 September 1957 USAC Stock Car Series Mike Klapak 500
22 September 1957 USAC National Midget Car Series Chuck Rodee
28 September 1957 MARC Racing Series Dick Linder 100
30 May 1958 NASCAR Grand National Fireball Roberts 500
1 September 1958 MARC Racing Series
USAC Stock Car Series
Fred Lorenzen
17 May 1959 NASCAR Grand National Tom Pistone 150
30 August 1959 USAC National Midget Car Series Jiggs Peters
26 September 1959 NASCAR Modified National Championship Al Tasnady 25
5 June 1960 NASCAR Modified National Championship Bill Slater 100
21 August 1960 NASCAR Modified National Championship Elton Hildreth 100
2 July 1961 USAC National Midget Car Series Bobby Marshman;Jimmy Davies
29 October 1961 USAC Stock Car Series Paul Goldsmith
16 September 1962 USAC National Midget Car Series Bobby Marshman
18 August 1963 NASCAR Modified National Championship Fats Caruso 200
23 August 1964 NASCAR Modified National Championship Joe Kelly (PA) 200
29 August 1965 NASCAR Modified National Championship Ray Hendrick
21 August 1966 NASCAR Modified National Championship Ray Hendrick 200
9 July 1967 NASCAR Grand National Richard Petty 300
10 September 1967 NASCAR Modified National Championship Bugs Stevens 200
14 July 1968 NASCAR Grand National LeeRoy Yarbrough 300
18 August 1968 NASCAR Modified National Championship Ray Hendrick 200
13 July 1969 NASCAR Grand National David Pearson 200
12 July 1970 NASCAR Grand National Richard Petty 200
30 August 1970 NASCAR Modified National Championship Ray Hendrick 134
18 July 1971 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Richard Petty 200
22 August 1971 NASCAR Modified National Championship Geoffrey Bodine 134
16 July 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Allison 200
17 September 1972 USAC National Midget Car Series Mel Kenyon
17 September 1972 USAC National Midget Car Series Tom Bigelow
8 October 1972 Race of Champions Geoffrey Bodine
14 October 1973 Race of Champions Richie Evans
13 October 1974 Race of Champions Fred DeSarro 200
21 September 1975 USAC Stock Car Series Sal Tovella 100
11 October 1975 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Bobby Allison 67
12 October 1975 Race of Champions Ray Hendrick
14 August 1976 USAC National Midget Car Series Johnny Parsons
14 August 1976 USAC National Midget Car Series Bill Vukovich, Jr.
10 October 1976 Race of Champions Maynard Troyer
11 October 1976 1976 Trenton 150 Junior Hanley 100
11 October 1976 NASCAR Modified National Championship Satch Worley 67
3 April 1977 NASCAR Modified National Championship Jerry Makara 134
2 April 1978 NASCAR Modified National Championship Richie Evans 134
15 July 1979 NASCAR Modified National Championship Geoffrey Bodine 134
13 April 1980 USAC Stock Car Series Joe Ruttman 167
29 June 1980 NASCAR Modified National Championship Geoffrey Bodine 79

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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