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Balboa Stadium

0.25 mi./0.402 km. Dirt Oval located in San Diego, CA
Opened: 1937 | Closed: 1961 | Razed: 1970s?


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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
8 December 1946 California Roadster Association Bud Van Maanen
22 December 1946 California Roadster Association Manuel Ayulo
12 January 1947 California Roadster Association Bill Steves
26 January 1947 California Roadster Association Bill Steves
16 August 1950 California Roadster Association Walt James
12 September 1951 California Roadster Association Colby Scroggin
4 July 1954 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Danny Letner 250
21 August 1954 California Roadster Association Nick Valenta
2 October 1954 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Robert Caswell 250
25 June 1955 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Marvin Panch 250
20 August 1955 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Marvin Panch 200
16 June 1956 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Eddie Pagan 200
4 July 1956 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Jim Reed 200
1 September 1956 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Chuck Meekins 200
4 July 1957 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Jim Reed 150
4 July 1958 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Parnelli Jones
4 July 1959 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Parnelli Jones
4 July 1960 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series John Rostek
30 October 1960 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Don Noel

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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