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1879
Ray Harroun... Born ... winner of the first Indianapolis, 500 was born in Spartanburg, Pennsylvania.
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1928
Lloyd Ruby... Born ... He raced in the USAC Championship Car series in the 1958-1977 seasons, with 177 career starts, including every Indianapolis 500 race during 1960-1977
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1936
Al Gordon wins over Rex Mays in the Oakland 150 AAA National Championship race on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval Oakland Speedway, Oakland CA.
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1958
Chuck Rodee won the 100 lap USAC Midget race at the Memorial Coliseum, Ft Wayne, IN.
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1963
Ronnie Duman won the 50 lap USAC Midget race at the Chicago Ampitheater, Chicago, IL.
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1968
Robby Unser ... Born ... Indy Racing League driver and son of Bobby Unser
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1990
Sammy Swindell won the second night preliminary feature of the annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at the Expo Square in Tulsa, OK.
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2011
Donnie Ray Crawford won the second night (Wednesday) qualifying feature of the 25th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, Tulsa, OK. Damion Gardner was second followed by Thomas Meseraull, Kevin Ramey, Bobby East, Brad Sweet, Cole Whitt, Matt Mitchell, Mike Spencer and Gary Taylor.
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