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1909
Harris Insinger ... Born ... AAA driver from the 1930's.
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1950
Bobby Ball won the URA Midget race at the South Mountain Speedway, Phoenix, AZ.
Ernie Johnson won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Thunder Bay Expo Grounds, Thunder Bay, ON.
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1951
Ernie McCoy won the AAA Midget race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA.
Pete Folse won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the K.R.A. Speedway, Willmar, MN.
Troy Ruttman won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Winchester Speedway, Winchester, IN.
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1955
Dutch Schaefer won the ARDC Midget race at the John F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia,PA.
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1956
Eddie Sachs won the USAC Sprint Car race at the Winchester Speedway, Winchester,IN. Pat O'Connor was second followed by Elmer George, Andy Linden and Don Branson.
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1961
Jack Brunner won the CRA Firecracker 100 Sprint Car race at the Ascot Park Speedway (1/2d) , Gardena, CA.
Tommy Copp won the USAC Midget race at the Blue Island, Chicago, IL.
Rollie Beale won the Sprint Car race at the Fremont Speedway, Fremont,OH.
Johnny Mackison won the Super Modified race at the Lincoln Speedway, Hanover,PA.
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1962
A.J. Foyt won the 100 mile USAC Championship race on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA. Parnelli Jones was second followed by Jim Hurtubise, Don Branson and Bobby Marshman.
Hugh Randall... Died ... USAC driver from the early 1960's. He died as a relief driver for Bob Mathouser in the Vargo Special at the Langhorne Speedways 100 Mile USAC Championship race July 1, 1962.
Tommy Copp won the USAC Midget race at the Heidelberg Speedway, Pittsburgh,PA.
Jiggs Peters won the ARDC Midget race at the Nazareth Raceway, Nazareth,PA.
Bill Banick won the Sprint Car race over Steve Travers and Stan Hover at the Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH.
Bobby Abel won the Super Modified race at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown,PA.
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1964
Paul Jones won the CRA Firecracker 30 Sprint Car race at the Ascot Park Speedway (1/2d) , Gardena, CA.
Larry Cannon won the Sprint Car race at the Danville Speedbowl, Danville,IL.
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1966
Bobbie Adamson won the Sprint Car race over Dave Reed, Herb Buck, Billy Cassella and J.D. Leas at the Cannonball Motor Speedway, St. Clairsville, OH.
Bobby Abel won the Super Modified race over Lynn Paxton at the Dorsey Speedway, Dorsey, MD.
Ray Brown won the ARDC Midget race at the Old Bridge Stadium, Old Bridge,NJ.
Ray Tilley won the Super Modified race over Joe Lingle, Bobby Gerhart, Ronnie Rough and Bobby Brymesser at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA.
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1967
Billy Vukovich won the CRA Sprint Car race at the Speedway 605, Irwindale,CA. Ned Spath was second followed by Tink Elenberg, Billy Wilkerson and Dick Zimmerman.
Tom Corbin won the IMCA Sprint Car race over Chuck Taylor, Chuck Lynch, Jay Woodside and Jerry Blundy at the Tri-City Speedway, Granite City,IL.
Chuck Arnold won the USAC Midget race at the South Bend Motor Speedway, South Bend,IN.
Bobbie Adamson, in the # 35 Hawthorne Chevy, won the Super Sprint Car race over Harry Benjamin at the Selinsgrove Speedway, Selinsgrove,PA.
Joe Lingle won the Super Sprint Car race at the Port Royal Speedway, Port Royal,PA.
Jim Shampine won the Super Modified race at the Oswego Speedway , Oswego, NY. Ray Wright was second followed by Norm Mackereth, Todd Gibson and Red Barnhart.
Ralph Quarterson won the Sprint Car race at the Mercer Raceway Park, Mercer, PA.
Bobby Gerhart won the Super Sprint Car race over Kenny Weld, Bobby Abel and Lynn Paxton at the Lincoln Speedway , Hanover, PA.
Bobby Unser won the 100 mile USAC Indy Car race on the 2.459 mile road course in Mosport Canada. A second 100 mile race was called after 6 laps because of rain with Bobby Unser leading.
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1970
Bobbie Adamson, in the # 77 Al Hamilton Special, won the ALL STAR Super Sprint Car race over Lou Blaney, Ralph Quarterson, Gene Varner and Paul Kekich at the Tri-City Speedway, Franklin,PA.
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1971
Jerry McClung won the USAC Midget race over Billy Renshaw and Danny Caruthers at the Queen City Speedway, Cincinnati,OH.
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1972
Greg Weld, in the Bob Weikert # 9, won the USAC Sprint Car race at the Penn National Speedway, Grantville,PA. Lee Kunzman was second followed by Dick Tobias, Jackie Howerton and Larry Dickson.
Kenny Weld, in the Bob Weikert # 29, won the Super Sprint Car race over Bobby Allen, Ken Slaybaugh, Ed Zirkle and Lynn Paxton at the Lincoln Speedway , Hanover, PA.
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1973
A.J. Foyt won the Pocono 500 USAC Championship race on the 2.5 Mile Paved Oval Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA. Roger McCluskey was second followed by Lloyd Ruby, Mike Mosley and Johnny Rutherford.
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1979
Rich Vogler won the USAC Sprint Car race over Jeff Bloom, Greg Leffler, Pancho Carter and Sheldon Kinser at the Dayton Speedway,Dayton, OH.
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1982
Keith Kauffman won the Dick Tobias Memorial Sprint Car race at the Penn National Speedway,Grantville, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1989
Davey Allison won the NASCAR Winston Cup Pepsi 400 over Morgan Shepherd at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, FL.
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1995
Jeff Gordon won the NASCAR Winston Cup Pepsi 400 over Sterling Marlin at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, FL.
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2000
Jeff Burton won the NASCAR Winston Cup Pepsi 400 over Dale Jarrett at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, FL.
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2006
Tony Stewart won the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Pepsi 400 over Kyle Busch at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, FL.
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