Narragansett Park

YEARS OF OPERATION KEY:
/ c = circa (about) / cn = cancelled / E = early / L = late / M = mid / r = ran / s = scheduled to run / z = ran karts, motorcycles, or other motorsport /
Cranston
Rhode IslandUSA
at the old Rhode Island State Fairgrounds
lat: +41.7861 lng: -71.4494


Cranston Stadium 38206 c

1/5 mi.  dirt ovalr6/4/1937-7/9/37 defunct
at a football field; site of Narragansett Park's turns 1+2


Narragansett Park 38206 b
aka: Narragansett Park Speedway
1 mi.  paved ovalr9/18/1915-8/4/23 defunct
first asphalt track in US; (1923 [Eddie Richenbacher])


Narragansett Park 38206 a

1 mi.  dirt ovalr9/7/1896-10/13/1913 defunct


TRACK CHAMPIONS

RACES

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1 1896-09-07 track 'a'
1-Anthony L. Riker, 2-Henry B. Morris, 3-J. Frank Duryea
first oval track auto race; 5 laps
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2 1896-09-08 track 'a'
1-Anthony L. Riker, 2-J. Frank Duryea
5 laps
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3 1896-09-11 track 'a'
1-Henry B. Morris, 2-Anthony L. Riker, 3-J. Frank Duryea
5 laps
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4 1897-00-00 track 'a'
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5 1898-00-00 track 'a'
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6 1899-00-00 track 'a'
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7 1900-00-00 track 'a'
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8 1901-10-17 track 'a' electric
1-H.H. Rice, 2-Albert L. Russell
5 laps
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9 1901-10-17 track 'a' steam
1-George C. Cannon, 2-H.G. Martin
5 laps
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10 1901-10-18 track 'a' gas < 13 hp
1-Percy Owen, 2-Rudolph Meyer
5 laps
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11 1901-10-18 track 'a' sweepstakes
1-Kenneth Skinner (tricycle), 2-Percy Owen
10 laps
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12 1902-09-24 track 'a' >1300 lbs.+< 30 hp
1-Percy Owen, 2-George Weed, 3-Fred Tudor Jr.
5 laps
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13 1902-09-24 track 'a' electric
1-Knight Neftel, 2-W.G. Titcomb
2 laps
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14 1902-09-24 track 'a' free-for-all
1-Percy Owen, 2-Alex Winton, 3-H.F. Brown
5 laps
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15 1902-09-24 track 'a' free-for-all
1-Percy Owen, 2-Arthur S. Lee
5 laps
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16 1902-09-24 track 'a' gas < 1300 lbs.
1-?, 2-D.B. Huss, 3-George Reed
5 laps
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17 1902-09-24 track 'a' steam
1-Arthur S. Lee, 2-W. Hinschcliffe, 3-W.H. Talbot
3 laps
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18 1902-09-24 track 'a' Winton touring cars
1-Fred Tudor Jr., 2-J.B. Mills
5 laps
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19 1903-09-19 track 'a'
1-Charles Schmidt, 2-Paul Sartori, 3-George Cannon
5 laps
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20 1903-09-19 track 'a' <1800 lbs.
1-Henri Page, 2-Frederic A. LaRoche, 3-Charles Schmidt
5 laps
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21 1903-09-19 track 'a' electric
1-C.A. Thompson
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22 1903-09-19 track 'a' free-for-all
1-Henri Page, 2-Charles Schmidt, 3-Paul Sartori
10 laps
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23 1903-09-19 track 'a' gas>1200 lbs
1-A.R. Bangs
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24 1903-09-19 track 'a' Peerless touring cars
1-H.Emmett Rosell
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25 1903-09-19 track 'a' steam
1-George C. Cannon, 2-Louis Ross, 3-Frank Durbin
3 laps
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26 1904-09-10 track 'a'
1-Chuck Basle, 2-Louis Ross
10 laps
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27 1904-09-10 track 'a'
1-Chuck Basle
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28 1904-09-10 track 'a'
1-Charles Meyer, 2-Alonzo C. Webb, 3-Joseph St. George
5 laps
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29 1904-09-10 track 'a' 881-1432 lbs.
1-Frank Kulick, 2-William Wallace
5 laps
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30 1904-09-10 track 'a' Franklins
1-Edward Dauer, 2-H.A. Capron
5 laps
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31 1904-09-10 track 'a' Stevens-Duryeas
1-Calvin Snow, 2-W.J. Chapman
5 laps
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32 1904-09-12 track 'a' electric
1-W.B. Shaw
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33 1904-12-03 track 'a' electric
1-Arthur Feltham, 2-R.L. Lippitt
1 lap
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34 1904-12-03 track 'a' heavy gas cars
1-Arthur Adams+John Snow (tie)
1 lap
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35 1904-12-03 track 'a' light gas cars
1-R.L. Lippitt, 2-Rissly
1 lap
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36 1904-12-03 track 'a' steam
1-B.F. Blackington, 2-Leo Baldwin
1 lap
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37 1905-09-23 track 'a' AAA National Champ
1-Barney Oldfield, 2-Emanuel Cedrino
5 laps
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38 1905-09-23 track 'a' free-for-all
1-Emanuel Cedrino, 2-William Hilliard
5 laps
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39 1905-09-23 track 'a' Stanley Steamers invitational
1-W.B. Files, 2-F.F. Lad
5 laps
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40 1905-09-23 track 'a' stock $1800.-$2000.
1-Calvin D. Snow, 2-Cliff Edwards
5 laps
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41 1905-09-23 track 'a' stock >$2000.
1-George C. Reed, 2-Eddie Bald
5 laps
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42 1905-09-23 track 'a' stock gas
1-H.A. Capron, 2-Eddie Bald
5 laps
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43 1907-00-00 track 'a'
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44 1908-00-00 track 'a'
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45 1909-00-00 track 'a'
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46 1910-00-00 track 'a'
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47 1911-00-00 track 'a'
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48 1912-00-00 track 'a'
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49 1913-10-13 track 'a'
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50 1915-09-18 track 'b' AAA
1-Bob Burman
25 laps
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51 1915-09-18 track 'b' AAA Champ Narragansett Trophy
1-Eddie Rickenbacher, 2-Bob Burman, 3-Willie Haupt, 4-Ralph DePalma, 5-Pete Henderson, 6-Jim Meyer
100 laps; 13 starters/10 finishers
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52 1916-00-00 track 'b'
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53 1917-07-21 track 'b' AAA
1-Barney Oldfield
25 laps
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54 1917-09-15 track 'b' AAA Champ, 300 ci max.
1-Tommy Milton, 2-Ira Vail, 3-Eddie Hearne, 4-Dave Lewis, 5-Jim Meyer, 6-Pete Henderson
100 laps; 14 starters/11 finishers
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55 1917-09-15 track 'b' AAA Champ, 300 ci max.
1-Tommy Milton, 2-Ira Vail, 3-Louis Chevrolet, 4-Eddie Hearne, 5-Jim Meyer, 6-Frank Elliott
25 laps; 10 starters/6 finishers
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56 1918-00-00 track 'b'
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57 1919-00-00 track 'b'
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58 1920-10-16 track 'b' AAA
1-Ira Vail
25 laps
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59 1923-08-04 track 'b' AAA
1-Milt McBride
25 laps
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60 1923-08-04 track 'b' AAA
1-Eddie Rickenbacher
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61 1937-06-04 track 'c' midgets
1-Bill Holmes
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62 1937-06-18 track 'c' midgets
1-Bill Troutwine
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63 1937-06-25 track 'c' midgets
1-Charlie Miller
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64 1937-07-02 track 'c' midgets
1-Bill Troutwine
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65 1937-07-09 track 'c' midgets
1-Ronney Householder