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Reading Fairgrounds

0.500 mi./0.805 km. Dirt Oval located in Muhlenberg Township, PA
Opened: 1915 | Closed: 1979 | Razed: 1979



Website: http://readingfairgroundsracing.com/

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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
21 May 1950 American Stock Car Racing Association Wally Campbell 25
29 April 1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Tommy Hinnershitz
10 June 1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Tommy Hinnershitz
23 September 1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Tommy Hinnershitz
14 October 1956 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Johnny Thomson
31 March 1957 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Johnny Thomson
16 June 1957 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Johnny Thomson
15 September 1957 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Joe Barzda
13 October 1957 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Tommy Hinnershitz
20 April 1958 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Fred Peters
15 June 1958 NASCAR Grand National Junior Johnson 200
14 September 1958 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Johnny Thomson
12 October 1958 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Johnny Thomson
5 April 1959 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Elmer George
26 April 1959 NASCAR Grand National Junior Johnson 200
20 September 1959 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Eddie Sachs
17 April 1960 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series A.J. Foyt
16 October 1960 USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Jim Hurtubise
26 March 1961 USAC National Sprint Car Series A.J. Foyt
17 September 1961 USAC National Sprint Car Series A.J. Foyt
25 March 1962 USAC National Sprint Car Series Jim Hurtubise 30
16 September 1962 USAC National Sprint Car Series Roger McCluskey
24 March 1963 USAC National Sprint Car Series A.J. Foyt
15 September 1963 USAC National Sprint Car Series Roger McCluskey
29 March 1964 USAC National Sprint Car Series A.J. Foyt
4 April 1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series Jud Larson
24 April 1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series Greg Weld
19 June 1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series Red Riegel
17 July 1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series Johnny Rutherford
25 September 1965 USAC National Sprint Car Series Bobby Unser
27 March 1966 USAC National Sprint Car Series Jud Larson
11 June 1966 USAC National Sprint Car Series Bobby Unser
6 August 1966 USAC National Sprint Car Series Roger McCluskey
24 September 1966 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
2 April 1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
22 April 1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series Greg Weld
17 June 1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series Greg Weld
23 September 1967 USAC National Sprint Car Series Bruce Walkup
31 March 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
20 April 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
27 July 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Greg Weld
27 July 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Greg Weld
21 September 1968 USAC National Sprint Car Series Gary Bettenhausen
30 March 1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series Jerry Daniels
26 April 1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series Greg Weld
14 June 1969 USAC National Sprint Car Series Gary Bettenhausen
25 April 1970 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
28 March 1971 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
24 April 1971 USAC National Sprint Car Series Dick Tobias
4 July 1971 USAC National Sprint Car Series Lee Kunzman
31 July 1971 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Cannon
25 March 1973 USAC National Sprint Car Series Pancho Carter
14 April 1973 USAC National Sprint Car Series Lee Kunzman
21 September 1973 USAC National Sprint Car Series Kenny Weid
24 March 1974 USAC National Sprint Car Series Bill Puterbaugh
6 April 1974 USAC National Sprint Car Series Lee Osborne
3 July 1974 USAC National Sprint Car Series Pancho Carter
23 March 1975 USAC National Sprint Car Series Larry Dickson
5 April 1975 USAC National Sprint Car Series Fred Linder
6 July 1975 USAC National Sprint Car Series Lee Osborne
22 April 1978 USAC National Sprint Car Series Eddie Leavitt
4 July 1978 USAC National Midget Car Series Ron Shuman
4 July 1978 USAC National Sprint Car Series Ron Shuman
14 April 1979 USAC National Sprint Car Series Paul Pitzer

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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