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1948
Spider Webb won the AAA Midwest Sprint car feature at the Winchester Speedway,Winchester, IN.
Ted Horn won the AAA Eastern Sprint car feature at the Reading Fairgrounds,Reading, PA.
Lloyd Christopher won the ARDC Midget race over Al Keller and Ernie McCoy at the Cherry Park Speedway,Avon, CT.
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1953
Joe Sostillo won the AAA Midget race at the Heidelberg Speedway, Pittsburgh,PA.
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1954
Johnny Thomson won the AAA Eastern Sprint car feature over Wally Campbell and Troy Ruttman at the Williams Grove Speedway,Mechanicsburg, PA
Mike Nazaruk won the AAA Sprint car feature at the Winchester Speedway,Winchester, IN. During the days events driver Chuck Stapleton was killed.
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1959
Jerry Unser suffered very serious injuries in a crash during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500. He would die from his injuries 15 days later. Jerry was the first of the Unser family to compete at Indianapolis. His brothers Al and Bobby and his nephew Al Jr. have won the "500". His son Johnny and nephew Robby have also competed in the race.
Dutch Schaefer won the ARDC Midget race at the Empire Raceway, Menands,NY
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1964
Buck Holliday won the Modified Stock Car race at the Fonda Speedway, Fonda, NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Harry Moore and Lauden Potts won the Modified Stock Car races at the Hatfield Speedway, Hatfield, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Al Tasnady won the Modified Stock Car race at the Flemington Fairgrounds, Flemington, NJ. ( Click here for the race report. )
Frankie Thompson won the Sportsman - Modified feature over Bobby Abel and Gene Goodling, at the Lincoln Speedway, Hanover, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Wayne Covert and Al Beckerwon the Novice Stock Car races at the Flemington Fairgrounds, Flemington, NJ. ( Click here for the race report. )
Freddie Harbach, the "Flying Dutchman", won the Sportsman - Modified feature at the Islip Speedway, Islip, NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Dave Hulse won the Modified Stock Car feature at the Wall Stadium, Belmar, NJ. ( Click here for the race report. )
Dick Tobias won the Sportsman - Modified feature at the Selinsgrove Speedway, Selinsgrove,PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Budd Olsen won the Sportsman - Modified feature at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown, NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Bill Brown won the URC Sprint car feature at the Westhampton Speedway, Westhampton,NY
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1965
Red Riegel, in the # 14 Werglund Chevy, wins the USAC Sprint Car race over Carl Williams, Don Branson, Jud Larson and Bob Wente at the New Bremen Speedway, New Bremen,OH
Bobby Albert won the ARDC Midget race at the Thompson Int. Speedway, Thompson,CT
Gus Linder won the Super Modified feature over Bobbie Adamson, Dick Cotterman and Dave Lundy, at the Blanket Hill Speedway, Kittanning,PA
Lou Blaney won the Super Modified race over Ron Anderson, Steve Unger, Hank Jacoby and Bob Burris at the Sharon Speedway, Hartford,OH
Kenny Weld won the Super Modified race over Jerry Weld, Bob Williams, Dale McDaniels and Ray Lee Goodwin at the Olympic Stadium, Kansas City,MO
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1969
Kevin Gobrecht... Born ... Pennsylvania Sprintcar driver. Kevin Gobrecht was 30 years old when he was killed in a violent sprint-car crash at I-80 Speedway in Nebraska. Today, the World of Outlaws rookie of the year receives the Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award, named for the driver known on the Central Pennsylvania circuit as The G Man. After a successful career racing micro sprints, Gobrecht won his first sprint-car feature in mid-1995, and in 1996, victories came more frequently. He posted victories driving for various sprint-car owners before he got the call from Dave Blaney to drive his World of Outlaws car in 1999. Gobrecht posted his biggest victory when he picked up the $100,000 top prize for winning The Big One at Eldora Speedway. It was his last victory.
Ray Tilley, in the # 88 Bud Grimm Ford, won the Super Sprint Car feature over Lynn Paxton, Gus Linder, Bobbie Adamson and Kenny Weld, at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
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1970
Greg Weld wins the USAC Sprint Car race over Tom Bigelow, Larry Dickson, Gary Bettenhausen and Jim McElreath at the Eldora Speedway, Rossburg,OH
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1971
Buzz Calkins... Born ... Indy Racing League driver 1996 to 2001. He competed in the Indianapolis 500 six times, with a best finish of 10th in 1998
Larry Cannon wins the USAC Sprint Car race over Sammy Sessions, Bill Thrasher, Jimmy Oskie and George Snider at the Tri-County Speedway (1/3d), Cincinnati,OH
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1975
Rick Ferkel and Lou Blaney won the Super Sprint Car features at the Lernerville Speedway, Sarver,PA
Mitch Smith, in the Al Hamilton # 77, won the KARS Super Sprint Car feature over Steve Smith, Johnny Grum, Jimmy Boyd and Smokey Snellbaker, at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
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1976
Buddy Baker wins the Winston 500 over Cale Yarborough at the Talladega Superspeedway , Talladega, AL.
Bobby Allen won the Super Sprint Car feature over Buck Buckley, Steve Smith, Dick Tobias and Rob Cappetta, at the Reading Fairgrounds, Reading,PA
Harry Benjamin won the URC Super Sprint Car feature over Pete Johnston, Billy Wentz Jr, Merv Treichler and Bill Schroth, at the Cayuga County Speedway, Weedsport,NY
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1982
Darrell Waltrip wins the Winston 500 over Terry Labonte at the Talladega Superspeedway , Talladega, AL.
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1993
Ernie Irvan wins the Winston 500 over Jimmy Spencer at the Talladega Superspeedway , Talladega, AL.
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1999
Jeff Gordon wins the California 500 presented by NAPA over Jeff Burton at the Fontana Auto Club Speedway , Fontana, CA.
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2004
Jeff Gordon wins the Auto Club 500 over Jimmie Johnson at the Fontana Auto Club Speedway , Fontana, CA.
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