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1927
Tommy Copp... Born ... USAC driver from the 1960's
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1929
Al Smith... Born ... USAC driver from the 1960's
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1949
Johnny Mantz won the 30 lap Pacific Coast AAA Sprint Car race at the Carrell Speedway, Gardena, CA.
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1952
Jerry Unser wins the NASCAR Sportsman Division feature stockcar race at Honolulu Stadium. This is Jerry's first feature win in Hawaii, where he is stationed while in the Navy.
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1960
Len Duncan won the 35-lap TQ Midget race at the Teaneck Armory, Teaneck, NJ. ( Click here for the race report. )
Dave Steele won the 30 lap Midget race at the Oakland Exposition Building, Oakland, CA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Pete Folse won the Modified Feature race and Buzzy Reutimann won the Sportsman Feature race at the Sunshine Speedway, Saint Petersburg, FL. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1971
Tony Romit won the TQ Midget feature at the indoor Atlantic City Convention Hall. ( Click here for the race report. )
Nick Rescino won the Bay Cities Racing Association Midget feature at the indoor Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Buddy Ryan won the Late Model Stock Car race at the Hialeah Raceway, Hialeah, FL. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1972
Lee Kunzman won the 100 lap USAC Midget race at the Memorial Coliseum, Ft Wayne, IN.
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1979
Jason Meyers... Born ... World of Outlaws Sprint Car driver
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1987
Bobby Davis Jr. won the open competition Sprint Car race at the Florida State Fairgrounds Speedway, Tampa, FL. ( Click here for the race report. )
Doug Wolfgang won the opening round of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car race at the Jax Raceway, Jacksonville, FL. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1993
Ken Nichols , driving the Mike Nowicke # 81, won the 100 lap USAC Midget race at the Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, IN.
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1999
Kevin Besecker , driving the Mack McClellan # 2, won the 100 lap USAC Midget race at the RCA Dome, Indianapolis, IN.
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2005
J.J. Yeley ,driving the Steve Lewis # 19, won the 25 mile USAC Western States Midget race at the Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, AZ.
Dave Steele ,driving the East / Stewart # 9, won the 100 mile USAC Silver Crown race at the Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, AZ.
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2010
Austin Hubbard , 17, won the Super Bowl VI Late Model feature race at the Golden Isles Speedway, Brunswick, GA. Scott Bloomquist finished second followed by Josh Richards, Dan Schlieper, Dennis Erb Jr., Earl Pearson Jr. and Steve Francis.
Joey Logano won the K&N Pro Series All Star Late Model Stock Car race at the Toyota Speedway, Irwindale, CA.
Lou Cicconi Jr. won the TQ Midget/600cc Micro feature at the 8th Annual Gambler's Classic in Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ. Mike Stefanik finished second followed by Stewart Friesen, Ryan Smith, Mike Lichty, Joey Payne, Russ Bailey, Timex Morgan, Ted Christopher and Chris Allen.
Kyle Hieber won the Herr's Snack Bowl feature for Slingshots at the Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ. Jim Houseworth finished second followed by Gary Hieber, Todd Dippel, Shannon Smith, Michael Glass, Brandon Azzalina, Chris Grbac, Matt Hearn and Stan Friedman.
A.J. Roderick won the National Guard 25 feature for Champ Karts at the Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ. Justin Bonsignore finished second followed by Chris Daley, Bobby Timmons, Ron Midford Jr., Evan Beaulieu, Nick Hadden, Bryan Shields, Andrew Swisher and Gavin Soraghan.
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2011
Tommy McAndrew... Died ... Eastern racer who drove Sprint Cars, Stock Cars, Midgets and 3/4 Midgets during the 60's and 70's.
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