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Occoneechee Speedway

0.9 mi./1.448 km. Dirt Oval located in Hillsboro, NC
Opened: 1947 | Closed: 1968


Previous Names: Orange Speedway

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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
27 June 1948 NASCAR Modified National Championship Fonty Flock
19 September 1948 NASCAR Modified National Championship Fonty Flock
19 September 1948 NASCAR Modified National Championship Fonty Flock
1 May 1949 NASCAR Modified National Championship Fonty Flock 100
7 August 1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock Bob Flock 200
19 March 1950 NASCAR Modified National Championship Tim Flock 50
18 June 1950 NASCAR Modified National Championship Joe Jernigan 30
13 August 1950 NASCAR Grand National Fireball Roberts
29 October 1950 NASCAR Grand National Lee Petty 175
7 October 1951 NASCAR Grand National Herb Thomas 150
8 June 1952 NASCAR Grand National Tim Flock 100
12 October 1952 NASCAR Grand National Fonty Flock 150
9 August 1953 NASCAR Grand National Curtis Turner 100
18 April 1954 NASCAR Grand National Herb Thomas 100
27 March 1955 NASCAR Grand National Jim Paschal 100
30 October 1955 NASCAR Grand National Tim Flock 100
25 March 1956 NASCAR Convertible Division Curtis Turner 100
13 May 1956 NASCAR Grand National Buck Baker 100
30 September 1956 NASCAR Grand National Fireball Roberts 110
14 October 1956 NASCAR Convertible Division Curtis Turner 110
24 March 1957 NASCAR Grand National Buck Baker 110
31 March 1957 NASCAR Convertible Division Joe Weatherly 110
23 March 1958 NASCAR Grand National Buck Baker 110
28 September 1958 NASCAR Grand National Joe Eubanks 110
1 March 1959 NASCAR Grand National Curtis Turner 110
26 April 1959 NASCAR Convertible Division Joe Weatherly 110
20 September 1959 NASCAR Grand National Lee Petty 110
29 May 1960 NASCAR Grand National Lee Petty 110
18 September 1960 NASCAR Grand National Richard Petty 110
2 April 1961 NASCAR Grand National Cotton Owens 110
29 October 1961 NASCAR Grand National Joe Weatherly 165
18 March 1962 NASCAR Grand National Rex White 110
1 April 1962 NASCAR Modified National Championship George Dunn 50
10 March 1963 NASCAR Grand National Junior Johnson 165
27 October 1963 NASCAR Grand National Joe Weatherly 167
12 April 1964 NASCAR Grand National David Pearson 167
20 September 1964 NASCAR Grand National Ned Jarrett 167
14 March 1965 NASCAR Grand National Ned Jarrett 167
24 October 1965 NASCAR Grand National Dick Hutcherson 112
18 September 1966 NASCAR Grand National Dick Hutcherson 167
17 September 1967 NASCAR Grand National Richard Petty 167
15 September 1968 NASCAR Grand National Richard Petty 167

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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