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Throwback: Third NASCAR Grand National race at Langhorne Speedway

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Mar 14, 2019 1:58 AM 4+ day ago

As we continue to look back on Langhorne Speedway in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, Fonty Flock was the first NASCAR Grand National winner not named Curtis Turner. Flock won the race on Sunday, September 17, 1950 at Langhorne Speedway in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

Turner won the race at Langhorne Speedway earlier that year on April 16, 1950. He also won the inaugural race on Sept. 11, 1949.

Bill Blair was the second-place winner in his `49 Oldsmobile driving for Sam Rice. He also led 37 laps.

Turner also led 31 laps in his Eanes Motor Co. car for John Eanes, but finished 24th despite his third starting position.

Four cars had problems in the listed 48-car field. Bill Harrison, John Meekins, and Dick Burns did not start the race.

Two of the cars were involved in crashes. ...

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