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Palm Beach Fairgrounds Speedway

0.5 mi./0.805 km. Paved Oval located in West Palm Beach, FL
Opened: 1949 | Closed: 1983


Previous Names: Palm Beach Speedway; South Florida Fairgrounds Speedway; Southland Speedway

Previous Configurations: 1/2 mi. dirt (1949-1955)

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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
20 January 1952 NASCAR Grand National Tim Flock 200
4 July 1952 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Alan Clarke 100
26 October 1952 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Bobby Johns
1 February 1953 NASCAR Grand National Lee Petty 200
29 November 1953 NASCAR Modified National Championship Al Keller 200
7 February 1954 NASCAR Grand National Herb Thomas 200
5 December 1954 NASCAR Modified National Championship Jack Choquette
12 December 1954 NASCAR Modified National Championship Jack Choquette 20
2 January 1955 NASCAR Modified National Championship Rags Carter
9 January 1955 NASCAR Modified National Championship Jack Choquette
16 January 1955 NASCAR Modified National Championship Ralph Moody
23 January 1955 NASCAR Modified National Championship Bobby Johns
30 January 1955 NASCAR Modified National Championship Ralph Moody
6 February 1955 NASCAR Grand National Herb Thomas 200
6 March 1955 NASCAR Modified National Championship Ralph Moody
11 March 1955 NASCAR Modified National Championship Dutch Hoag
20 March 1955 NASCAR Modified National Championship Jack Choquette
6 May 1955 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Russel Davis
13 May 1955 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Red Farmer
11 December 1955 NASCAR Grand National Herb Thomas 200
5 February 1956 USAC Florida Winter Sprint Championship Bob Sweikert
4 March 1956 NASCAR Grand National Billy Myers (NC) 200
10 March 1957 USAC Tangerine Tournament Midget Series Al Keller
9 February 1958 NASCAR Midget Division Oren Snyder
7 April 1966 Orange Blossom 100 Marty Handshaw 100
7 April 1967 Orange Blossom 100 Will Cagle 100
31 December 1967 Orange Blossom 100 Donnie Allison 100
7 April 1969 Orange Blossom 100 Donnie Allison 100
4 January 1970 Orange Blossom 100 Randy Tissot 100
3 January 1971 Orange Blossom 100 Donnie Allison 100
2 January 1972 Orange Blossom 100 Paul Connors 100
7 April 1973 Orange Blossom 100 Jim Crowe 100
30 November 1973 Rebel 100 Red Farmer 100
5 January 1974 Orange Blossom 100 Jim Crowe 100
7 April 1975 Orange Blossom 100 Bobby Brack 100
7 April 1976 Orange Blossom 100 Jim Crowe 100
7 April 1977 Orange Blossom 100 Bobby Brack 100
7 April 1978 Orange Blossom 100 Dick Anderson 100
30 December 1979 Orange Blossom 100 Gary Balough 100
29 August 1980 Workingmans 150 Dick Anderson 150
30 December 1980 Orange Blossom 100 Vance Murray 100
27 June 1981 ALL PRO Super Series Billie Harvey 197
5 December 1981 ALL PRO Super Series Dick Anderson 100
6 December 1981 ALL PRO Super Series Mike Eddy 100
27 December 1981 Orange Blossom 100 Jim Tuning 100
18 June 1983 ALL PRO Super Series Dick Anderson 200
10 December 1983 ALL PRO Super Series Gary Balough 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!

1979

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