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1923
Harlan Fengler won the AAA sanctioned Kansas City Race 2 on the 1.25 Mile Board Oval Kansas City Speedway in Kansas City, Missouri.
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1950
Frankie Luptow won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds, Shreveport, LA.
Otis Stine won the AAA Sprint Car race at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC.
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1951
Tony Bettenhausen won the AAA sanctioned San Josť 100 on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval San Josť Speedway in San Josť, California. Paul Russo was second followed by Henry Banks, Jack McGrath and Jimmy Davies.
Frankie Luptow won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds, Shreveport, LA.
Jimmy Bryan won the Ted Horn Memorial AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Williams Grove Speedway (1/2d) , Mechanicsburg, PA
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1956
Jud Larson won the USAC sanctioned Golden State 100 on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval California State Fairgrounds in Sacramento, California. Don Freeland was second followed by Jimmy Bryan, Bob Veith and Elmer George.
Van Johnson won the USAC Eastern Sprint Car race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA.
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1961
A.J. Foyt won the USAC Midget race at the Gardena Stadium, Gardena,CA.
Dee Jones won the Sprint Car race at the Manzanita Speedway, Phoenix, AZ.
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1962
Bob Wente won the USAC Midget race at the San Jose Speedway, San Jose, CA.
Bobby Hersh and Roger Sowers won the Super Modified feature races at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
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1966
Parnelli Jones won the USAC Midget race at the Altamont Raceway Park, Tracy, CA.
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1967
Mel Kenyon won the USAC Midget race over Don Meacham, Chuck Arnold, Tommy Copp and Mike McGreevy at the Kearney Bowl, Fresno,CA.
Steve Krisiloff won the 25 Mile Super Modified race at the Trenton International Speedway (1.0p), Trenton, NJ. Ted Wise finished second followed by Mark Letcher, Karl Busson and Jim Gresley.
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1972
Walt Kennedy won the CRA Sprint Car race over Dick Zimmerman, Billy Wilkerson, Stan McElrath and Jim Edwards at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
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1978
Buster Venard won the 50 lap Datsun Pacific Coast Sprint Car race at the Ascot Park, Gardena, CA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Chuck Ciprich won the 40 lap Supermodified-Sprint Car race at the Baer Field Raceway, FT. Wayne, IN. ( Click here for the race report. )
Anthony Ferraiuolo won the 50 lap Sportsman Championship race at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown, NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
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1979
Richard Petty won the NASCAR Winston Cup American 500 over Benny Parsons at the North Carolina Speedway, Rockingham, NC.
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1984
Bill Elliott won the NASCAR Winston Cup American 500 over Harry Gant at the North Carolina Speedway, Rockingham, NC.
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1990
Alan Kulwicki won the NASCAR Winston Cup AC Delco 500 over Bill Elliott at the North Carolina Speedway, Rockingham, NC.
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2001
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the NASCAR Winston Cup EA Sports 500 over Tony Stewart at the Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL.
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2007
Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Subway 500 over Ryan Newman at the Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA.
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