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1904
Louis Meyer... Born ... American Hall of Fame race car driver best known as the first three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500. He raced in 12 Indy 500's with wins in 1928, 1933 and 1936.
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1946
George Connor won the AAA Midwest Sprint Car race at the Dayton Speedway, Dayton, OH.
George Robson , driving the Weirick #1, won the 20 lap AAA Eastern Sprint Car race on the 1 mile dirt Langhorne Speedway in Langhorne, PA.
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1950
Bill Zaring won the AAA Midget race at the Orange Show Speedway (1/4d), San Bernardino, CA.
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1951
Gays Biro won the AAA Midget race at the Toledo Speedway , Toledo, OH.
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1956
Jud Larson won the Sprint Car race at the Lakeside Speedway, Kansas City,KS.
Chuck Rodee and Jimmy Knight won the USAC Midget race features at the Sportsdrome Speedway, Jeffersonville,IN.
Art Bisch won the CRA Sprint Car race at the Manzanita Speedway, Phoenix, AZ.
Clare Lawicki won the Sprint Car race over Al Miller, Pete Allen, Ronnie Duman and Red Amick at the Motor City Speedway, Detroit,MI.
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1957
Jud Larson won the USAC sanctioned Indianapolis Sweepstakes race on the .5 Mile Dirt Oval Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Andy Linden was second followed by Pat O'Connor, Eddie Sachs and Don Branson.
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1960
Jimmy Davies won the USAC Midget race at the Macon Speedway, Macon,IL.
A.J. Shepherd won the IMCA Sprint Car race over Pete Folse, Leroy Neumayer, Buzz Barton and Harold Leep at the Nodak Speedway, Minot,ND.
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1961
Len Duncan won the ARDC Midget race at the Freeport Speedway, Freeport, NY.
Jim McElreath won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Devil's Bowl Speedway, Dallas,TX. Jerry Crocker was second followed by Frank Riley, John Winchester and Grady Wright.
Dick Tobias won the Super Modified race over Leroy Felty and Bobby Hersh at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA.
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1962
Colby Scroggin won the CRA Sprint Car race at the Clovis Fairgrounds, Clovis,CA. Bobby Hogle finished second followed by Billy Cantrell, Bob Coulter and Johnny Wood.
Johnny Kay won the ARDC Midget race at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington,DE.
Jerry Richert won the Knoxville Nationals Sprint Car race at the Knoxville Raceway , Knoxville, IA. Gordon Woolley finished second followed by Bob Williams, Jerry Weld and Greg Weld.
Jackie McLaughlin won his 6th in a row and 8 for the season Modified Stock Car race at the Flemington Fairgrounds Speedway, in Flemington NJ. Sammy Beavers was second followed by Ed Farley, Charlie Cregar and Bob Pickell.
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1963
Red Amick won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Winchester Speedway, Winchester,IN. Curly Boyd was second followed by Bob King, Jim McCune and Gordon Woolley.
Jerry Weld won the Sprint Car race at the Olympic Stadium, Kansas City,MO. Bob Williams was second followed by Junior Hower, Greg Weld and Jerry Dix.
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1965
Bob Tattersall won the USAC Midget race at the Peoria Speedway, Peoria,IL.
Ted Wise won the Sprint Car race at the Blanket Hill Speedway, Kittanning,PA. Dave Lundy was second followed by Dick Cotterman and Ron Anderson.
Lou Lazzaro won the Stock Car race at the Victoria Speedway, Dunnsville,NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1968
Al Unser won twin 100 mile USAC Championship races on the Indianapolis Raceway Park road course in Clermont, Indiana. The wins were the second and third straight for Al, who was driving a Lola-Ford.
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1971
Will Cagle won the 100 lap All-Star Modified Stock Car race at the Rolling Wheels Raceway, Elbridge,NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Lloyd Beckman won the BCRA Sprint Car race at the Colorado National Speedway, Erie,CO. ( Click here for the race report. )
Cliff Tyler won the 30-lap Modified Stock Car race at the Islip Speedway, Islip, NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Dale Hafer won the 100 lap Late Model Stock Car race at the Jennerstown Speedway, Jennerstown, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Dick Sutcliffe won the 50-lap Supermodified race at the Kokomo Speedway, Kokomo, IN. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1973
Rickey Hood won the Supermodified race at the Riverside Speedway, West Memphis, AR. ( Click here for the race report. )
Baldy Baker and Bobby Stelter won the twin 30 lap Supermodified races at the Oswego Speedway, Oswego, NY.
Clark Templeman won the CRA Sprint Car race at the South Bay Speedway, Chula Vista, CA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Roger Treichler, driving his Series 70 Vega, won the Modified Stock Car race at the Lancaster National Speedway, Lancaster, NY.
Elvin Felty won the Sportsman Stock Car race at the Silver Spring Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA.
Ron Bouchard won his second straight 30-lap Congressional Cup Challenge Modified Stock Car race at the Stafford Springs Motor Speedway, Stafford Springs, CT. Fred DeSarro was second followed by Dennis Giroux, Fred Schulz, Bobby Santos and Ed Flemke.
Kenny Brightbill won the Modified Stock Car race at the Reading Fairgrounds, Reading, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Jim Schaeffer won his first Sprint Car race in two years and his first time ever at the Port Royal Speedway, Port Royal, PA. Barry Camp was second followed by Ed Zirkle, Leroy Felty and Gary Howsare.
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1974
Bobby Unser drove his Olsonite Eagle to victory in the 200 mile USAC Championship race on the 2 mile Michigan International Speedway. Brother Al Unser was second followed by Gordon Johncock, Johnny Rutherford and Billy Vukovich Jr..
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1985
Bill Elliott won the NASCAR Winston Cup Summer 500 over Neil Bonnett at the Pocono Raceway, Pocono, PA.
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1990
Rich Vogler ... Died ... USAC Midget and Sprint Car driver. Inductee in the National Sprint Car Hall of fame. First to win both the USAC Sprint Car and Midget Championships in the same season. His 134 wins (95 Midget, 35 Sprint, and four Silver Crown wins) in national events is second only to A. J. Foyt's 169. Vogler had 170 total USAC wins, and won over 200 "outlaw" (non-USAC) midget races. Five starts at Indy, best finish - eighth in 1989 driving a Penske. In the last race of his life, July 21, 1990 during an ESPN "Saturday Night Thunder" national broadcast, he was killed while leading a sprint car race at the Salem (Indiana) Speedway with a little over a lap remaining. He was posthumously declared the winner.
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1991
Rusty Wallace won the NASCAR Winston Cup Miller 500 over Mark Martin at the Pocono Raceway, Pocono, PA.
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1996
Rusty Wallace won the NASCAR Winston Cup Miller 500 over Ricky Rudd at the Pocono Raceway, Pocono, PA.
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2002
Ward Burton won the NASCAR Winston Cup New England 300 over Jeff Green at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH.
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