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1913
Ralph DePalma won the 301 Mile AAA sanctioned Chicago Auto Club Trophy Race on the 8.384 Mile Elgin Road Race Course in Elgin, Illinois.
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1937
Rex Mays won the 100 Mile AAA Indy Car race on the 1 mile dirt oval at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI. Bill Cummings was second followed by Mauri Rose, Tony Willman and Johnny Sawyer.
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1947
Ted Horn , driving the Horn #1, won the 20-lap AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Essex Junction Fairgrounds in Essex Junction, VT.
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1948
Myron Fohr with relief driving from Tony Bettenhausen won the 200 Mile AAA Indy Car race on the 1 mile dirt oval at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI. Johnnie Parsons was second followed by Ted Horn, Ted Duncan and Bill Sheffler.
Tommy Hinnershitz won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Salem Speedway,Salem, IN.
Otis Stine won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Sidney Speedway,Sidney, NY.
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1951
Wally Campbell won the AAA Midget race at the Oak Bridge Sports Drome , Knoxville, TN.
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1952
Bob Slater won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Iowa State Fair Speedway, Des Moines, IA.
Justin King won the AAA Midget race at the Lafayette Stadium, Lafayette,IN.
Bud Randall won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN.
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1953
Charlie Miller won the URC Sprint Car race at the Cortland Fairgrounds, Cortland, NY.
Justin King won the AAA Midget race at the Indianapolis Speedrome, Indianapolis,IN.
Jimmy Campbell won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Missouri State Fairgrounds (1.0d), Sedalia, MO.
Bob Sweikert won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN.
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1954
Manny Ayulo won the 200 Mile AAA Indy Car race on the 1 mile paved oval at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI. Chuck Stevenson was second followed by Jimmy Bryan, Mike Nazaruk and Art Cross.
Jimmy Campbell won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Iowa State Fair Speedway, Des Moines, IA.
Al Keller won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race over Tommy Hinnershitz at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA.
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1955
Bobby Grim won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Iowa State Fair Speedway,Des Moines, IA.
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1956
Bud Randall won the IMCA Sprint Car race over Bill Chennault and A.J. Foyt at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds (1/2d), St. Paul, MN.
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1957
Bobby Grim won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Iowa State Fair Speedway, Des Moines,IA.
Jack Turner won the USAC Midget race at the Motor City Speedway, Detroit,MI.
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1958
Johnny Pouelson won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Iowa State Fair Speedway, Des Moines,IA.
Tony Bonadies and Len Duncan won the ARDC Midget feature races at the Freeport Speedway, Freeport,NY.
Ed Flemke won the 150-lap Stock Car race at the Riverside Park Speedway, Agawam, MA.
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1959
Rodger Ward won the 100 lap USAC Midget race at the Milwaukee Mile (1.0p) , West Allis, WI.
Jim Hurtubise and Jack Rounds won the IMCA Sprint Car races at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN.
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1961
Pete Folse won the IMCA Sprint Car race over Russ Long, Jim McElreath, Johnny White and Harold Leep at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds (1/2d), St. Paul, MN.
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1962
Ernie Lowe won the Sprint Car race at the Sharon Speedway , Hartford,OH. Lou Blaney finished second followed by Hank Jacoby, Dick Bailey and Mack Clingan.
Jerry Richert won the IMCA Sprint Car race over Johnny White at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN.
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1963
Joe Csiki won the ARDC Midget race at the Seekonk Speedway, Seekonk,MA.
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1964
Dutch Schaefer won the ARDC Midget race at the Danbury Fairgrounds, Danbury,CT. ( Click here for the race report. )
Leroy Felty won the Modified race at the Selinsgrove Speedway, Selinsgrove, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Allen Heath won the USAC Midget race at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Bobby Marshman won the USAC Midget race at the Eldora Speedway, Rossburg,OH.
Harold Leep won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Iowa State Fair Speedway, Des Moines,IA.
Red Riegel won the URC Sprint Car race at the Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg,NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Nolan Swift won the Supermodified race over Sammy Sessions, Wayne Landon and Jack Murphy at the Oswego Speedway, Oswego,NY.
Don Branson won the USAC Sprint Car race at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds (1/2p) ,St. Paul, MN.
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1965
Johnny Rutherford won the USAC Sprint Car race over Bob Pratt, Mario Andretti, Don Branson and A.J. Foyt at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN.
Bobby Grim won the USAC Midget race at the Mazon Speed Bowl, Mazon,IL.
Dutch Schaefer won the ARDC Midget race at the Old Bridge Stadium, Old Bridge,NJ.
Jerry Richert won the 50 mile IMCA Sprint Car race at the Missouri State Fairgrounds (1.0d) , Sedalia, MO. Jay Woodside finished second followed by Rollie Beale, Chuck Taylor and Dick Fries.
Lynn Paxton won the Super Modified race at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown,PA.
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1969
Ray Tilley won the Super Sprint Car race over Bobbie Adamson, Ted Wise, Bobby Allen and Johnny Grum at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA.
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1976
Cale Yarborough won the NASCAR Winston Cup SouthEastern 500 over Richard Petty at the Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN.
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1982
Rick Mears won the 313.5 Mile CART Indy Car race on the 3.3 Mile Riverside International Raceway Road Course, Riverside, California. Tom Sneva was second followed by Johnny Rutherford, Roger Mears and Al Unser Jr.
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1992
Darrell Waltrip won the NASCAR Winston Cup Bud 500 over Dale Earnhardt at the Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN.
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1993
Roger McCluskey... Died ... McCluskey was one of the most successful drivers in USAC history. McCluskey won the USAC sprint-car championship in 1963 and 1966 and won the USAC stock-car crown in 1969 and 1970. A fifth USAC title came in the Champ Car (Indy car) division in 1972. McCluskey owns 23 victories in both the USAC sprint-car and stock-car divisions, and his five Indy car and four midget triumphs give him 55-all time USAC victories. McCluskey made 18 Indy 500 starts with a best finish of third. He is a member of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. Roger McCluskey lost his battle with cancer just five days before his 63rd birthday on Aug. 29, 1993.
Al Unser Jr won the CART Molson Indy Vancouver Indy Car race on the 1.703 Mile Street Course, Vancouver, British Columbia. Bobby Rahal was second followed by Stefan Johansson, Scott Goodyear and Mario Andretti.
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