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Watermelon Capital Speedway

.375 mi./0.604 km. Paved Oval located in Cordele, GA
Opened: 1982 | Track In Operation


Previous Names: Cordele Motor Speedway; Cordele Speedway; Interstate Raceway; Crisp Motorsports Park

Previous Configurations: 0.375mi dirt oval (1982-1999)


Promoters: Eddie MacDonald Jr.
Website: http://www.watermeloncapitalspeedway.com/

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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 October 1984 NDRA Schlitz Pro-National Series Jeff Purvis
18 May 1991 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Melvin Sloan
8 March 1992 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Phil Coltrane
8 April 1995 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Scott Bloomquist
6 August 1995 American Winged Outlaws Dirt Series Red Stauffer
2 February 1997 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Wendell Wallace
1 February 1998 UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Skip Arp 100
13 May 2000 Florida Pro Series Jonathan Kievman 12
15 September 2001 FASCAR Sunbelt Super Late Model Series Dick Anderson 125
20 April 2002 National Late Model Series Stacey Roberts
10 August 2002 American Challenge Series Marc Mitchell 125
12 October 2002 American Challenge Series Stephen Leicht 125
10 July 2004 Georgia Asphalt Series Peter Petropoulos
18 September 2004 Georgia Asphalt Series Korey Ruble
2 April 2005 Georgia Asphalt Series Bubba Pollard 100
7 May 2005 O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Danny Martin Jr.
28 May 2005 Georgia Asphalt Series Roger Delp 100
1 October 2005 Georgia Asphalt Series Ronnie Sanders 100
15 April 2006 Georgia Asphalt Series Korey Ruble 100
10 June 2006 Georgia Asphalt Series Korey Ruble 101
2 September 2006 Georgia Asphalt Series Russell Fleeman 100
7 October 2006 ASA Late Model Series Southern Division Ryan Lawler 100
24 March 2007 Georgia Asphalt Series Korey Ruble 100
5 May 2007 ASA Late Model Series Southern Division Beau Slocumb 125
9 June 2007 Georgia Asphalt Series Russell Fleeman 100
5 April 2008 ASA Southeast Asphalt Tour Beau Slocumb 100
26 April 2008 PASS South Super Late Model Series Perry Brown 125
10 May 2008 ASA Late Model Series Southern Division Jimmy Lang 100
7 June 2008 Georgia Asphalt Series Bubba Pollard 100
2 August 2008 Georgia Asphalt Series Nick Potts 100
18 October 2008 ASA Southeast Asphalt Tour Jason Hogan 100
4 April 2009 Georgia Asphalt Series T.J. Reaid 125
9 May 2009 ASA Late Model Series Southern Division Drew Brannon 100
6 June 2009 ASA Southeast Asphalt Tour T.J. Reaid 100
18 July 2009 Georgia Asphalt Series Chase Elliott
20 August 2011 ISCARS Dash Series Danny Bagwell 75
20 August 2011 ISCARS Dash Series Danny Bagwell 40
29 January 2012 ARCA CRA Super Series Southern Division
SpeedFest Super Late Model 200
Kyle Busch 200
29 January 2012 SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125 Chase Elliott 150
27 October 2012 ARCA CRA Super Series Southern Division Kyle Benjamin 100
27 January 2013 SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125 Chase Elliott 100
27 January 2013 SpeedFest Super Late Model 200 Jeff Choquette 200
26 January 2014 SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125 John Hunter Nemechek 125
26 January 2014 SpeedFest Super Late Model 200 Chase Elliott 200
25 January 2015 SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125 John Hunter Nemechek 125
25 January 2015 SpeedFest Super Late Model 200 Chase Elliott 200
6 June 2015 Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco Daniel Hemric 100
31 January 2016 SpeedFest Super Late Model 200 Bubba Pollard 201
31 January 2016 SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125 John Hunter Nemechek 125
4 June 2016 Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco Kyle Grissom 125
29 January 2017 ARCA CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS
SpeedFest Super Late Model 200
Harrison Burton 200
29 January 2017 CRA JEGS All-Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance
SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125
Casey Roderick 125
25 March 2017 Southern Pro Am Truck Series Chuck Hiers 30
6 May 2017 Modifieds of Mayhem Tour Zach Knowles 50
3 June 2017 Southern Pro Am Truck Series Rodney Haddock 30
2 September 2017 Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco Bubba Pollard
30 September 2017 Southern Pro Am Truck Series Curt Britt
29 October 2017 Bandit Big Rig Series Tommy Boileau

A table of all seasons in which 51's 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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