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1926
Norm Hall... Born ... He drove in the USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1961, 1964, and 1965 seasons, with 17 career starts, including the Indianapolis 500 races in 1961 and 1964. He finished in the top ten 8 times, with his best finish in 5th position twice in 1965, both at Trenton.
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1950
Duane Carter, in the J.C. Agajanian # 98, won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Dayton Speedway, Dayton, OH
Tommy Hinnershitz won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Greensboro Fairgrounds, Greensboro, NC
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1951
Neal Carter won the AAA Midget race at the Springfield Speedway, Springfield, OH.
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1952
Johnnie Tolan won the AAA Midget race at the Cincinnati Race Bowl, Cincinnati, OH.
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1961
Eddie Gallione won the URC Sprint Car race over Bobby Courtwright, Ed Terry, Johnny Dodd and Bob Harkey at the Lebanon Valley Speedway, West Lebanon,NY
Junior Hower won the Super Modified feature over Jerry Weld, Dale McDaniels, Greg Weld and Danny Milburn at the Olympic Stadium, Kansas City,MO
Ralph Quarterson won the Super Modified feature at the Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH
Leroy Felty won the Super Modified feature over Johnny Mackison, Johnny Dubendorf, Dizzy Dean and Dick Tobias at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown,PA
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1965
Chuck Yost won the Super Modified feature over Ed Wiseman, Steve Unger, Larry Dickson and Bobbie Adamson at the Greater Pittsburgh Speedway, Pittsburgh,PA
Ray Tilley won the Sportsman-Modified race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Al Tasnady won the Modified race at the Reading Fairgrounds, Reading, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Frankie Schneider won the Modified race at the Harmony Speedway, Harmony, NJ. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1966
Chuck Rodee... Died ... USAC driver from the 1950's and 1960's. He won 35 career features in USAC midget competition. He drove in the USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1957, 1958, 1960, and 1962-1965 seasons. He finished in the top ten 4 times, with his best finish in 5th position in 1965 at Atlanta. He had 16 career starts, including the Indianapolis 500 races in 1962 and 1965. He finished in 32nd in 1962 after crashing to avoid Jack Turner , and 28th in 1965. His career came to a halt on May 14th when he spun on his second warm-up lap during a qualifying attempt for the 1966 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. The car backed into the wall exiting the 1st turn, and one of midget racing’s great personalities was gone.
Russ Klar won the ARDC Midget race at the Islip Speedway, Islip,NY
Bobby Gerhart won the Super Modified feature at the Lincoln Speedway, Hanover,PA
Lou Blaney won the Super Modified feature at the Mercer Raceway Park, Mercer, PA
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1969
Kenny Weld won the Sprint Car feature over Milt Miller, Rick Russell, Lynn Paxton and Leroy Felty at the Hershey Stadium, Hershey,PA
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1971
Bob Kinser won the Sprint Car feature at the Bloomington Speedway, Bloomington,IN
Lou Blaney won the Super Modified feature over Ted Wise, Ralph Quarterson, Tommy Dickson and Jim Willett at the Lernerville Speedway, Sarver,PA
Mitch Smith, in the Gary Wasson # 5, won the Super Sprint Car feature over Jan Opperman, Bobbie Adamson, Johnny Grum and Leroy Felty at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
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1972
Thad Dosher won the Sprint Car feature over Lonnie Jensen, Dick Sutcliffe, Bob Harrah and Wayne Holz at the Eagle Raceway, Eagle,NE
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1977
Tom Bigelow won the USAC Sprint Car race over Pancho Carter, Sheldon Kinser, Larry Rice and Rollie Beale at the Indianapolis Raceway Park, Indianapolis,IN
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1978
Cale Yarborough won the Winston 500 over Buddy Baker at the Talladega Superspeedway , Talladega, AL.
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1986
Nelson Stacy... Died ... Stacy was ARCA Champion for three years 1958, 1959, 1960, prior to entering Winston Cup racing when he was over 40. An "Old Man" for a rookie by today's standards. He still managed to win the World 600 and two races at Darlington and Martinsville before his health caused him to slow down after only 3 years in NASCAR.
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2005
Kasey Kahne won the Chevy American Revolution 400 over Tony Stewart at the Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA.
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