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New York State Fairgrounds

1 mi./1.609 km. Dirt Oval located in Syracuse, NY
Opened: 1903 | Closed: 2015


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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
10 September 1953 AAA Stock Car Series Sam Hanks
9 September 1954 AAA Stock Car Series Jim Rathmann 100
30 July 1955 NASCAR Grand National Tim Flock 100
8 September 1955 MARC Racing Series Joe Sykes 100
30 May 1956 NASCAR Grand National Buck Baker 150
4 July 1956 NASCAR Convertible Division Curtis Turner 100
30 May 1957 NASCAR Convertible Division Possum Jones 100
5 September 1957 NASCAR Grand National Gwyn Staley 100
28 September 1958 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Ned Jarrett 200
27 September 1959 NASCAR Modified National Championship Bill Rafter 200
4 September 1967 NASCAR Modified National Championship Dutch Hoag 25
7 September 1968 NASCAR Modified National Championship Dutch Hoag 30
26 October 1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series Gary Bettenhausen
26 October 1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series Bill Puterbaugh
13 June 1970 USAC Stock Car Series Butch Hartman 68
1 October 1972 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Buzzie Reutimann 100
30 September 1973 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Buzzie Reutimann 100
4 July 1974 USAC National Dirt Championship Al Unser 100
29 September 1974 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Billy Osmun 95
4 July 1975 USAC National Dirt Championship Sheldon Kinser 100
30 August 1975 USAC National Midget Car Series Dana Carter
28 September 1975 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Toby Tobias 100
2 October 1976 USAC National Dirt Championship Pancho Carter 100
3 October 1976 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Gary Balough 100
15 October 1977 USAC National Dirt Championship Larry Dickson (OH) 100
15 April 1978 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Gary Balough 100
1 July 1978 USAC National Dirt Championship Pancho Carter 100
30 September 1978 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Jim Edwards
30 September 1978 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Bentley Warren
1 October 1978 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Gary Balough 100
6 October 1979 Syracuse Supernationals Smokey Snellbaker 63
7 October 1979 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Jack Johnson (NY) 125
11 October 1980 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser 63
12 October 1980 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Gary Balough 125
10 October 1981 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Doug Wolfgang 63
11 October 1981 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Merv Treichler 125
6 September 1982 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Dickie Larkin 30
9 October 1982 World of Outlaws Budweiser Sprint Series Sammy Swindell 63
10 October 1982 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Merv Treichler 125
3 July 1983 CRC Super DIRT Series Ken Brenn, Jr.
3 July 1983 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Ken Brenn, Jr. 25
3 July 1983 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Pete Bicknell
5 September 1983 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Merv Treichler 30
8 October 1983 World of Outlaws Skoal Bandit Shootout Doug Wolfgang 63
9 October 1983 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Alan Johnson (NY)
9 October 1983 CRC Super DIRT Series Alan Johnson (NY)
3 July 1984 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Jimmy Horton
3 September 1984 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Jack Johnson (NY) 30
6 October 1984 World of Outlaws Skoal Bandit Shootout Sammy Swindell 63
7 October 1984 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Jack Johnson (NY) 125
7 October 1984 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Jack Johnson (NY) 125
8 October 1984 Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Championship Bob McCreadie 30
3 July 1985 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Lin Hough
12 October 1985 Ground Round Supernationals Sammy Swindell 35
13 October 1985 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Brett Hearn 125
13 October 1985 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Brett Hearn 125
11 October 1986 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser 35
11 October 1986 International Supermodified Association Joe Gosek
12 October 1986 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Bob McCreadie 125
12 October 1986 Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Championship Brett Hearn 30
12 October 1986 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Bob McCreadie 125
16 July 1987 APlus/Skoal Bandits Super DIRT Series Tommy Corellis
10 October 1987 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Dave Blaney 35
11 October 1987 APlus/Skoal Bandits Super DIRT Series Jimmy Horton
11 October 1987 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Jimmy Horton 188
11 October 1987 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Jimmy Horton 188
8 October 1988 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser 35
9 October 1988 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Kenny Brightbill 188
9 October 1988 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Kenny Brightbill 188
3 July 1989 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Brett Hearn 35
7 October 1989 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Doug Wolfgang
8 October 1989 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Alan Johnson (NY) 188
8 October 1989 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Alan Johnson (NY) 188
3 July 1990 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Doug Hoffman 35
6 October 1990 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Sammy Swindell
7 October 1990 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Brett Hearn 188
3 July 1991 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Brett Hearn
12 October 1991 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Sammy Swindell
13 October 1991 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Brett Hearn
2 July 1992 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Tommy Meier
2 July 1992 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Billy Decker
10 October 1992 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Steve Kinser
11 October 1992 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Toby Tobias, Jr.
4 July 1993 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Guy Sheldon
4 July 1993 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Danny Johnson (NY)
10 October 1993 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Brett Hearn
10 October 1993 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Dave Blaney
3 July 1994 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Bobby Paine
3 July 1994 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Alan Johnson
8 October 1994 World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Billy Pauch 35
9 October 1994 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Jimmy Horton 189
3 July 1995 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Billy Decker
3 July 1995 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Steve Hall
7 October 1995 World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Steve Kinser 35
8 October 1995 STARS Racing Series Donnie Moran 50
8 October 1995 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Brett Hearn
8 October 1995 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Brett Hearn 188
7 July 1996 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Jimmy Hauser
12 October 1996 STARS Racing Series Donnie Moran
13 October 1996 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Doug Hoffman 188
2 July 1997 Mr. DIRT Street Stock Championship Jim Langenback
2 July 1997 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Joe Plazek
1 September 1997 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Joe Plazek
11 October 1997 Mr. DIRT Street Stock Championship Kenny Martin (NY) 20
12 October 1997 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Danny Johnson (NY) 188
3 July 1998 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Billy Decker
4 October 1998 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Pat Ward
10 October 1998 Mr. DIRT Street Stock Championship Tom Cannizzaro
10 October 1998 Mr. DIRT Sportsman Championship Chris Kokosa 30
11 October 1998 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Billy Decker 191
4 July 1999 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Bobby Varin
4 July 1999 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Alton Palmer
6 September 1999 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Eddie Marshall
9 October 1999 Empire Super Sprint Series
United Racing Club
Mike Woodring 10
9 October 1999 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Frank Twing
9 October 1999 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Chad Brachmann
10 October 1999 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Kenny Tremont
10 October 1999 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Kenny Tremont, Jr. 188
7 October 2000 Empire Super Sprint Series
United Racing Club
Lance Yonge 20
7 October 2000 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Pete Bicknell
8 October 2000 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Billy Decker 200
3 July 2001 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Chad Brachmann
3 July 2001 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Steve Paine
3 September 2001 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Brett Hearn
6 October 2001 Empire Super Sprint Series
United Racing Club
Curt Michael 20
6 October 2001 United Racing Club
Empire Super Sprints
Curt Michael
6 October 2001 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Bud Christmann
7 October 2001 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Billy Decker
7 October 2001 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Billy Decker 202
2 September 2002 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Danny Johnson (NY)
2 September 2002 Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Super DIRT Series Randy Chrysler 20
12 October 2002 DIRTcar Turning Stone Casino 358-Modified Series Billy Decker 75
12 October 2002 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series J.J. Yeley 100
13 October 2002 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Vic Coffey
13 October 2002 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Vic Coffey 203
12 September 2003 Empire Sports Network Pro Stock Super DIRT Series Jamie McGannon 20
11 October 2003 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Matt Sheppard
11 October 2003 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series J.J. Yeley 100
12 October 2003 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Alan Johnson (NY) 200
9 October 2004 DIRTcar Turning Stone Casino 358-Modified Series
Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Championship
Wayne Jelley 150
9 October 2004 Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Super DIRT Series Tim Hindley 30
10 October 2004 Advance Auto Parts Modified Super DIRT Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Tim Fuller (NY) 200
10 October 2004 Empire Sports Network Pro Stock Super DIRT Series Dave Schulz 20
8 October 2005 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Tim Fuller
9 October 2005 Stacker 2 Pro Stock Super DIRT Series Dave Schulz 25
5 November 2005 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Billy Decker 200
5 November 2005 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Billy Decker
7 October 2006 DIRTcar Sportsman Series John Ferrier
7 October 2006 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Danny Johnson
8 October 2006 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Danny Johnson (NY) 200
8 October 2006 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Louie Jackson, Jr. 25
8 October 2006 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Danny Johnson (NY)
6 October 2007 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Sammy Reakes IV
6 October 2007 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Brett Hearn
7 October 2007 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Vic Coffey
7 October 2007 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Don Carlson 25
7 October 2007 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Vic Coffey 200
11 October 2008 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Billy Decker
12 October 2008 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Frank Cozze
12 October 2008 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Sean Corr 25
12 October 2008 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Frank Cozze 200
10 October 2009 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Billy Decker
11 October 2009 Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship Matt Sheppard 200
11 October 2009 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Matt Sheppard
11 October 2009 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Pete Stefanski 25
9 October 2010 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series
Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Championship
Billy Decker 150
9 October 2010 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Ryan Susice 30
10 October 2010 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Rocky Warner 25
10 October 2010 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Stewart Friesen 200
8 October 2011 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Neal Williams
8 October 2011 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Billy Decker 150
9 October 2011 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Stewart Friesen 200
9 October 2011 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Rocky Warner 25
6 October 2012 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Tim McCreadie 155
7 October 2012 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Pete Stefanski 25
7 October 2012 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Rocky Warner 30
17 October 2012 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Brett Hearn 113
12 October 2013 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Brad Rouse 30
12 October 2013 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Brett Hearn 150
13 October 2013 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Billy Dunn 200
13 October 2013 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Rob Yetman
11 October 2014 DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Brett Hearn 150
11 October 2014 USAC Silver Crown Series Kody Swanson 78
12 October 2014 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Rob Yetman 25
12 October 2014 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Stewart Friesen 200
12 October 2014 DIRTcar Sportsman Series Jimmy Spellmon 30
10 October 2015 USAC Silver Crown Series Kody Swanson 78
10 October 2015 Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Championship Jimmy Phelps 152
11 October 2015 DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Rob Yetman 25
11 October 2015 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified Championship
Stewart Friesen 200

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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