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Birch Run Speedway

0.4 mi./0.644 km. Paved Oval located in Birch Run, MI
Opened: 1948 | Track In Operation


Previous Names: Dixie Motor Speedway

Previous Configurations: .250 mile dirt oval (1948-58), .333 mile paved oval 1959-2002

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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
26 June 1959 USAC National Midget Car Series Len Sutton
21 May 1974 MSPA Late Model Series Tom Maier 100
23 August 1978 MSPA Late Model Series Mike Eddy
22 August 1979 MSPA Late Model Series Mike Eddy 75
25 May 1980 NASCAR Grand American Stock Car National Championship Don Biederman 50
6 August 1980 MSPA Late Model Series Jim Terrill
12 August 1981 MSPA Late Model Series Gary Fedewa 50
11 August 1982 MSPA Late Model Series Kris Patterson 50
28 August 1983 MSPA Late Model Series John Doering, Jr.
29 May 1985 MSPA Late Model Series Will Terry
4 June 1989 Sprints on Dirt Bill Tyler
2 June 1991 International Supermodified Association Gary Morton
5 September 1993 Auto Value Sprints on Dirt Brian Tyler
28 August 1994 Sprints on Dirt Brian Tyler
17 July 1998 Auto Value Super Sprints Bill Tyler
25 June 1999 Main Event Racing Series Steve Sauve 100
23 June 2000 Main Event Racing Series Steve Sauve
4 August 2000 ARCA Auto Value Midget Series Gene Lee Gibson 30
22 June 2001 Main Event Racing Series Steve Sauve
13 July 2001 ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series John Witham 50
3 August 2001 ARCA Auto Value Midget Series Gene Lee Gibson 30
12 July 2002 ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series Chad Guinn 50
26 July 2002 Main Event Racing Series John Doering, Jr. 100
2 August 2002 ARCA Auto Value Midget Series Sondi Eden 20
20 June 2003 Main Event Racing Series Rich Rohrer
18 July 2003 Main Event Racing Series Jack Varney, Jr. 100
12 September 2003 Main Event Racing Series Tim Felver
11 June 2004 Main Event Racing Series John Doering, Jr. 100
2 July 2004 Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Brian Lay
24 July 2004 Main Event Racing Series Johnny Belott, III 150
10 September 2004 Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Troy Underwood
11 September 2004 Main Event Racing Series Steve Sauve 100
17 June 2005 Main Event Racing Series Scott Hantz 100
1 July 2005 Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Cameron Dodson
5 August 2005 Main Event Racing Series John Doering, Jr. 100
5 August 2005 Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Cameron Dodson
9 September 2005 Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Jimmy McCune
30 June 2006 Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Tyler Underwood
4 August 2006 Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Tommy Fedewa
18 August 2006 USAC Midwest Pavement Ford Focus Midget Car Series Mario Clouser 25
8 September 2006 Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Cameron Dodson
17 August 2007 ASA Late Model Series Northern Division Brian Campbell 100
15 August 2008 ASA Late Model Series Northern Division Michael Pickens 100
15 August 2008 USPRO Cup Series Andy Marchiniak
21 August 2009 ASA Late Model Series Northern Division Chris Eggleston 100
20 August 2010 ASA Late Model Series Northern Division Erik Jones 100
17 June 2011 CRA JEGS All-Star Tour presented by GM Performance Parts Eddie Hoffman 100
19 August 2011 CRA Super Series Chase Elliott 125
15 June 2012 CRA JEGS All-Star Tour presented by GM Performance Parts Daniel Hemric 100
13 July 2012 Main Event Racing Series Mike Root 100
3 August 2012 ARCA CRA Super Series John VanDoorn 125
31 August 2012 Main Event Racing Series John VanDoorn 100
7 June 2013 CRA JEGS All-Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance Cody Coughlin 100
27 June 2014 Great Lakes Helicopter Main Event Racing Series Scott Hantz 100
27 June 2014 Vores Compact Touring Series North Division Todd Metz, Jr.
1 August 2014 Great Lakes Helicopter Main Event Racing Series Dakota Carlson 100
26 June 2015 Main Event Racing Series Jeff Ganus 100
10 July 2015 CRA JEGS All-Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance Dan Leeck 100
7 August 2015 Main Event Racing Series Jeff Ganus
7 August 2015 Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour Northern Division
Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour Southern Division
Travis Eddy 75
5 August 2016 Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour Northern Division
Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour Southern Division
Jordan Pruitt
5 August 2016 Main Event Racing Series Bud Perry
14 July 2017 NSTA Top Speed Modified Tour Travis Eddy
18 August 2017 CRA JEGS All-Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance Carson Hocevar 100
25 August 2017 Midwest Compact Touring Series Adam Krzykowski
26 August 2017 Must See Racing Sprint Series presented by Engine Pro Jimmy McCune
29 April 2018 CRA JEGS All-Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance Brian Campbell 100
29 April 2018 ICAR All-Star Modified Tour Blake Rowe
8 June 2018 CRA JEGS All-Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance Bubba Pollard 200

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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