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Speedway 117

0.563 mi./0.906 km. Dirt Oval located in Chula Vista, CA
Opened: 1966 | Closed: 1983 | Razed: ????


Previous Names: South Bay Speedway; South Bay Park Speedway; Mesa Speedway

Previous Configurations: 1/4 mi. dirt oval r1971-83

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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
24 May 1974 NASCAR Winston West Series Jim Boyd 100
28 March 1975 USAC National Midget Car Series Larry Rice
13 May 1978 California Racing Association Steve Howard
17 June 1978 California Racing Association Jimmy Oskie
15 July 1978 California Racing Association Jimmy Oskie
11 August 1978 California Racing Association Dean Thompson
30 September 1978 California Racing Association Rick Goudy
22 October 1978 California Racing Association Rick Goudy
22 October 1978 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Rick Goudy
25 March 1979 California Racing Association Buster Venard
27 April 1979 California Racing Association Bobby Olivero
12 May 1979 California Racing Association Gary Patterson
16 June 1979 California Racing Association Dean Thompson
21 July 1979 California Racing Association Ron Shuman
10 August 1979 California Racing Association Tony Simon
21 September 1979 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Steve Kinser
21 September 1979 California Racing Association Steve Kinser
29 September 1979 California Racing Association Buster Venard
16 March 1980 California Racing Association Dean Thompson
18 April 1980 California Racing Association Dean Thompson
23 May 1980 California Racing Association Dean Thompson
15 June 1980 California Racing Association Doug Wolfgang
15 June 1980 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Doug Wolfgang
18 July 1980 California Racing Association Ron Shuman
13 August 1980 California Racing Association Tony Simon
21 September 1980 California Racing Association Ron Shuman
8 March 1981 California Racing Association Chuck Gurney
4 April 1981 California Racing Association Bubby Jones
15 May 1981 California Racing Association Jimmy Oskie
14 June 1981 California Racing Association Ron Shuman
11 July 1981 California Racing Association Bubby Jones
21 August 1981 California Racing Association Ron Shuman
26 September 1981 California Racing Association Dean Thompson
1 November 1981 California Racing Association Steve Kinser
21 March 1982 Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Bubby Jones
3 April 1982 Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Bubby Jones
22 May 1982 Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Clark Templeman
13 June 1982 Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Ron Shuman
16 July 1982 Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Tony Simon
25 September 1982 Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Dean Thompson

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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