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1925
Peter DePaolo won the AAA 250 Mile Spring Classic on the 1.25 mile board oval Altoona Speedway, Altoona, PA

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1948
Mark Light won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Metrolina Speedway,Charlotte, NC
Ted Horn won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Dayton Speedway,Dayton, OH

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1951
Art Cross won the AAA Midget race at the Rockford Speedway, Rockford,IL

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1953
Art Cross won the AAA Midget race at Blue Island, Chicago, IL

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1954
Don Branson won the IMCA Sprint Car race at Aurora Downs (1/2d), Chicago, IL
Wally Campbell won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA
Ed Elisian won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Terre Haute Action Track, Terre Haute, IN

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1956
Eddie Sachs won the USAC Midget race at the South Bend Motor Speedway, South Bend,IN

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1959
Jim McWithey won the USAC Sprint Car race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
Chuck Hulse won the CRA Sprint Car race at the Manzanita Speedway, Phoenix, AZ
Tommy Copp won the 50 lap USAC Midget race at the Flat Rock Speedway, Flat Rock,MI.

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1962
Davey Hamilton ... Born ... Hamilton had been proficient in supermodified racing, as a frequent winner in various supermodified races, usually held in the northern areas of the United States. Driver in the CART, USAC and IRL series. He has made 49 series starts and while never winning a race, finished second 3 times. He placed second in series points in the 1996-1997 season and again in 1998. He retired from the cockpit in 2001 after a serious crash at Texas Motor Speedway. Hamilton has undergone 21 operations to reconstruct his feet. He began standing after five months, and spent one year in a wheelchair. Hamilton became the color commentator for Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network broadcasts. He later began driving the 2-seater IndyCar, which gives rides to VIPs and celebrities at IndyCar Series races. Hamilton returned to IndyCars for the 2007 Indianapolis 500, driving for Vision Racing.[1] Qualifying 20th, Hamilton placed 9th after the race was ended early on lap 166 due to rain. For 2008, Hamilton again signed with Vision Racing to run in the 92nd Indianapolis 500 and finished 14th.
Tommy Copp won the USAC Midget race at the Flat Rock Speedway, Flatrock, MI.

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1964
Len Duncan won the ARDC Midget race at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown,NY
Sammy Sessions won the Super Modified race at the Oswego Speedway, Oswego,NY
Gene Goodling won the Super Modified race at the Lincoln Speedway, New Oxford, PA
Bob Wente won the USAC Midget race at the Eldora Speedway, Rossburg,OH
Allen Heath won the 50 lap USAC Midget race at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.

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1965
Johnny Rutherford won the USAC Sprint Car race over Jud Larson and A.J. Foyt at the Terre Haute Action Track , Terre Haute, IN
Bobby Gerhart won the Modified Stock Car race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Bobby Myers won the Modified Stock Car race at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Chuck Brannon won the Modified Stock Car race at the Hagerstown Raceway, Hagerstown, MD. ( Click here for the race report. )
Steve Unger won the Super-Modified Stock Car race over Dave Lundy and Gus Linder at the Greater Pittsburgh Speedway, Clinton, PA.
Rags Carter won the Modified Stock Car race at the Nazareth Speedway, Nazareth, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )

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1970
Gary Bettenhausen and Don Nordhornwon the Twin 45 lap USAC Sprint Car races on the 1.12 mile dirt Nazareth National Speedway , Nazareth,PA.

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1976
Mike Mosley won the 150 Mile Rex Mays Classic USAC Indy Car race on the 1 mile paved oval at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI.

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1982
Gordon Johncock won the 150 Mile Rex Mays Classic CART Indy Car race on the 1 mile paved oval at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI.
Tim Richmond won the NASCAR Winston Cup Budweiser 400 over Terry Labonte at the Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA

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1987
Glenn Fitzcharles won the URC Sprint Car race at the Flemington Speedway, Flemington, NJ. ( Click here for the race report. )
Steve Siegel won the Super Sprint Car race at the Lincoln Speedway, Hanover, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
John Redican won the CRA Sprint Car race at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena, CA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Billy Vukovich won the USAC Supermodified race at the Mesa Marin Speedway, Bakersfield, CA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Doug Wolfgang won the All Star Circuit of Champions Summer Sprint Nationals at the US 131 Raceway Park, Martin, MI. ( Click here for the race report. )
Rich Vogler won the USAC Sprint Car race at the Eldora Speedway, Rossburg, OH. ( Click here for the race report. )
Kevin Doty won the Dairyland Midget series race at the Kankakee Fairgrounds Speedway, Kankakee, IL.
Mike Wallace won the Late Model Stock Car race at the Tri-City Speedway, Granite City, IL.
Rusty Rasmussen won the USAC Western States Midget race at the Santa Maria Speedway, Santa Maria, CA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Mel Kenyon won the All-American Midget Series (AAMS) race at the Anderson Speedway, Anderson, IN. ( Click here for the race report. )
Jimmy Sills won the Sprint Car race at the Baylands Raceway Park, Freemont, CA.
Lin Hough won the Modified Stock Car race at the Canandaigua Speedway, Canandaigua, NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Ken Tremont Jr and Jack Johnson won the Modified Stock Car 25 lap twin features at the New Venture International Speedway, Vernon, NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Chuck Ward won the Sprint Car race at the Selinsgrove Speedway, Selinsgrove, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Doug Heveron won both of the 35 lap Modified features at the Oswego Speedway, Oswego, NY. ( Click here for the race report. )
Danny Lasoski won the Sprint Car race at the Knoxville Raceway, Knoxville, IA. ( Click here for the race report. )

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2004
Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Pocono 500 over Jeremy Mayfield at the Pocono Raceway, Pocono, PA

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2021
Kyle Larson won the NASCAR All-Star Race and earned a $1 million paycheck at the Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX. It was Larson's second NASCAR All-Star Race victory in three seasons. Brad Keselowski finished second .2 seconds back followed by Chase Elliott, Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney.

Mark Smith used a rare start behind the wheel of Mike Heffnerís number 72 Sprint Car to take the first Sprint Car ever held at the Championship Action Track USA. Kutztown, PA. Lucas Wolfe was second followed by Tyler Ross, Ryan Taylor, Zack Bealer, Dallas Schott, Tyler Esh, Dominic Melair, Tyler Reeser, and Dave Brown finishing out the top ten.

Bobby Unser Jr. ... Died ... Bobby died of blood clots following surgery for a broken hip at the age of 65. His racing career was not as extensive as his fatherís, he had several notable successes. He won several races at Speedway Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix. At the notoriously challenging Pikeís Peak Hill Climb, he came in second place twice, once after surviving a crash while qualifying. In later years, Unser became a stunt driver and stunt coordinator for movies and TV, working on shows including "Walker, Texas Ranger." He was also a drummer and a horse breeder. Unserís death comes just six weeks after his fatherís death from natural causes.

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