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1892
Roscoe Sarles ... Born ...( Indy Car driver )
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1910
Dee Toran ... Born ...( Eastern Midget racer )
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1967
Donald Campbell killed while attempting to break the world water speed record on Lake Coniston in the UK.
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1970
Ray Elliott won the 75-lap USAC Midget race at the Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, IN.
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1971
Richie Hearn ... Born ...( Indy Car driver )
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1976
Steve Lotshaw , driving the Dan Pool #9, won the 75-lap USAC Midget race at the Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, IN.
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1981
Steve Cannon won the 75-lap USAC Midget race at the Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, IN.
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1986
Nick Fornoro Jr. , driving the Jim Rieder #81, won the 100-lap USAC Midget race at the Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, IN.
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1987
Tom Bigelow won the indoor 100-lap USAC Midget race at the Allen County Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, IN. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1989
Graham Rahal ... Born ... Road racer. Son of Indy car racer Bobby Rahal
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1991
Maynard Clark ... Died ... Thrill show motorcycle rider and Midget driver
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2009
Ray Cook won the18th annual Ice Bowl Late Model Stock Car race at the Talladega Short Track in Talladega Alabama.( Click here for the report. )
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2010
Glen Saville won the Scott Darley Memorial Sprint Car race at the Tyrepower Parramatta City Raceway, Sydney, Australia. Robbie Farr was second followed by Donny Schatz, Danny Smith, Tim Shaffer and Tony Stewart.
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