April 17 History
RACES HELD ON April 17
Date Series Track Winner Laps
17 April 1949
California Roadster Association Gardena, CA Roy Prosser
17 April 1949
NASCAR Modified National Championship Mobile, AL Bob Flock
17 April 1954
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Lynchburg, VA Curtis Turner 35
17 April 1954
California Roadster Association [[Culver City Speedway|]] Johnnie Wood
17 April 1955
NASCAR Grand National Montgomery, AL Tim Flock 200
17 April 1955
NASCAR Modified National Championship Weaverville, NC Joe Lee Johnson
17 April 1955
IMCA Stock Car Series Shreveport, LA Don White 200
17 April 1960
USAC Eastern Sprint Car Series Muhlenberg Township, PA A.J. Foyt
17 April 1960
NASCAR Grand National Wilson, NC Joe Weatherly 200
17 April 1965
NASCAR Grand National Greenville, SC Dick Hutcherson 200
17 April 1965
NASCAR Modified National Championship Montgomery, AL Bobby Allison 25
17 April 1965
USAC National Midget Car Series Gardena, CA Bob Tattersall
17 April 1966
USAC Stock Car Series Langhorne, PA Norm Nelson 150
17 April 1966
USAC National Sprint Car Series Rossburg, OH Larry Dickson
17 April 1966
NASCAR Grand National North Wilkesboro, NC Jim Paschal 400
17 April 1966
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Stockton, CA Jack McCoy 100
17 April 1966
NASCAR Modified National Championship Thompson, CT Gene Bergin
17 April 1966
ARCA Racing Series Walton, KY Iggy Katona
17 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Kingsport, TN Harry Gant
17 April 1970
USAC National Midget Car Series Navasota, TX Merle Bettenhausen
17 April 1970
NASCAR Modified National Championship Fresno, CA Howard Kaeding 25
17 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Petaluma, CA Lon Williams
17 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Beltsville, MD Jimmy Mairs
17 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Irwindale, CA George Esau 25
17 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Fresno, CA Dick Dice
17 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Watsonville, CA Jerry Cecil
17 April 1971
USAC National Midget Car Series Gardena, CA Bill Vukovich, Jr.
17 April 1971
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Nashville, TN Art Ellis 200
17 April 1971
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Howard Kaeding
17 April 1971
NEMA Westboro, MA Dave Humphrey
17 April 1976
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Rick Goudy
17 April 1977
ASA National Tour Winchester, IN Bob Senneker 30
17 April 1977
V8 Supercars Series Melbourne, VIC, Australia Allan Moffat 26
17 April 1977
USAC National Sprint Car Series Rossburg, OH Bubby Jones
17 April 1977
NASCAR Modified National Championship Stafford Springs, CT Maynard Troyer 80
17 April 1977
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bristol, TN Cale Yarborough 384
17 April 1977
USAC National Midget Car Series Brownsburg, IN Gary Bettenhausen
17 April 1977
USAC National Sprint Car Series Rossburg, OH George Snider
17 April 1977
International Supermodified Association Fulton, NY Nolan Swift 100
17 April 1977
ASA National Tour Winchester, IN Bob Senneker 30
17 April 1981
NASCAR Grand American Stock Car National Championship Pensacola, FL Jerry Lawley 25
17 April 1981
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Kansas City, KS Doug Wolfgang
17 April 1981
NASCAR Grand American Stock Car National Championship Huntsville, AL Buddy Broome 100
17 April 1982
USAC National Midget Car Series Des Moines, IA Doug Wolfgang
17 April 1982
ASA National Tour Nashville, TN Neil Bonnett 200
17 April 1982
World of Outlaws Budweiser Sprint Series Knoxville, IA Doug Wolfgang
17 April 1982
Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Phoenix, AZ Rickey Hood
17 April 1983
NDRA Stroh's Pro National Series Lenoir City, TN Freddy Smith
17 April 1983
NASCAR Winston Cup Series North Wilkesboro, NC Darrell Waltrip 400
17 April 1983
NASCAR Modified National Championship Stafford Springs, CT Greg Sacks 80
17 April 1983
USAC Thunder & Lightning Sprint Car Series Paragon, IN Ken Schrader 30
17 April 1987
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Millington, TN Sammy Swindell
17 April 1987
Budweiser Northern Auto Racing Club Placerville, CA Chuck Gurney
17 April 1988
NASCAR Winston Cup Series North Wilkesboro, NC Terry Labonte 400
17 April 1988
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series South Bend, IN Russ Gamester
17 April 1988
ASA Gran Marque Racing Series Obetz, OH Lonnie Rush, Jr. 50
17 April 1988
ASA National Tour Obetz, OH Dick Trickle 200
17 April 1988
ACT Coors Tour Scarborough, ME Russ Urlin 200
17 April 1988
NASCAR Winston Modified Tour Thompson, CT Mike Ewanitsko
17 April 1990
Texas International Drivers Association Late Model Series Odessa, TX Stacy Bradley
17 April 1992
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Bloomington, IN Stevie Smith
17 April 1993
NASCAR Winston West Series Bakersfield, CA Bill Sedgwick 200
17 April 1993
USAC Copenhagen/Skoal Western Midget Car Series Ventura, CA Ron Shuman
17 April 1993
NASCAR Winston All Pro Series South Boston, VA Brian Rievley 200
17 April 1993
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
Gaffney, SC Scott Bloomquist
17 April 1993
Texas International Drivers Association Late Model Series Pilot Knob, TX Slick Yoemans
17 April 1993
NASCAR Winston Northwest Tour Yakima, WA Dan Press 125
17 April 1993
Tampa Bay Area Racing Association Gibsonton, FL Sam Rodriguez
17 April 1993
IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series West Burlington, IA Jeff French
17 April 1993
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Rossburg, OH Dave Blaney
17 April 1993
STARS Racing Series Brownstown, IN Mike Balzano
17 April 1993
Midwest LateModel Racing Association West Plains, MO Wendell Wallace
17 April 1993
SCCA Trans-Am Tour Long Beach, CA Ron Fellows 54
17 April 1994
NASCAR Winston Cup Series North Wilkesboro, NC Terry Labonte 400
17 April 1994
NASCAR Busch North Series Loudon, NH Kelly Moore 125
17 April 1994
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Hartwell, GA Scott Bloomquist
17 April 1994
ACT Pro Stock Tour Oxford, ME Jeff Taylor 150
17 April 1994
NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour Loudon, NH Reggie Ruggiero 125
17 April 1994
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Rossburg, OH Kenny Jacobs
17 April 1997
North American Touring Car Championship Long Beach, CA Neil Crompton 23
17 April 1997
North American Touring Car Championship Long Beach, CA Neil Crompton 21
17 April 1998
STARS Racing Series Mechanicsburg, PA Gary Stuhler 30
17 April 1998
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Paducah, KY Jeff Swindell 30
17 April 1998
Southern United Professional Racing Series China, TX Phillip Cooper
17 April 1998
Tampa Bay Area Racing Association Bithlo, FL Stan Butler
17 April 1998
All Star Circuit of Champions Attica, OH Jeff Shepard 40
17 April 1998
Northern Auto Racing Club [[Tulare Thunderbowl|]] Randy Tiner
17 April 1999
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Martinsville, VA Jimmy Hensley 250
17 April 1999
USAC MCI WorldCom Western Midget Car Series Irwindale, CA Marc DeBeaumont 30
17 April 1999
Sprint Car Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Mike Kirby 30
17 April 1999
Western Dirt Racing Tour [[Bakersfield Speedway Park|]] Dick Shepherd
17 April 1999
Florida Pro Series Bronson, FL Jeff Williams
17 April 1999
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series West Plains, MO Mark Kinser 30
17 April 1999
SMART Modified Tour Asheboro, NC Junior Miller
17 April 1999
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Byram, MS David Ashley, Jr.
17 April 1999
Northern Auto Racing Club Hanford, CA Randy Hannagan 30
17 April 1999
Southern All Star Asphalt Series Opp, AL Terry Mason, Jr.
17 April 1999
Southern All Stars Topless Bandits Cleveland, TN David Millians
17 April 1999
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series Myrtle Beach, SC Mario Gosselin 250
17 April 1999
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Rome, GA Dale McDowell 100
17 April 1999
NASCAR Raybestos Northwest Series Portland, OR Tom Sweatman 150
17 April 1999
United Expressline American Sprint Car Series Texarkana, AR Gary Wright 30
17 April 1999
Rick's Furniture Super Late Model Series Greenwood, LA Steve Russell
17 April 1999
NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series St. Augustine, FL Hal Goodson 200
17 April 2002
NASCAR Hills Bros. All Pro Series Greenville, SC Toby Porter 200
17 April 2004
SMART Modified Tour Asheboro, NC Jay Hedgecock 150
17 April 2004
American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region Tulsa, OK Zach Chappell
17 April 2004
PASS Modified Series N. Woodstock, NH Ben Rowe
17 April 2004
IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series Maquoketa, IA Rob Toland
17 April 2004
World of Outlaws Late Model Series
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series
Kilgore, TX Bart Hartman
17 April 2004
MARS DIRTcar Series West Plains, MO Jeff Taylor
17 April 2004
World Dirt Racing League Freeport, IL Brady Smith
17 April 2004
Pro Four Modifieds of New England Winchester, NH John Studley
17 April 2004
Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series Beaver Dam, WI Wayne Johnson
17 April 2004
NARA DirtCar Series Brownstown, IN Mike Jewell 50
17 April 2004
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Pevely, MO Craig Dollansky 40
17 April 2004
Southwest Dirt Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Lonnie Parker, Jr.
17 April 2004
Mid-Atlantic Championship Series Jamaica, VA Jeremy Miller 50
17 April 2004
ROMCO Super Late Model Series Corpus Christi, TX Brandon Bendele 125
17 April 2004
Stacker 2 Xtreme DirtCar Series
Southern Xtreme DirtCar Series
Pine Hall, NC Donnie Moran 50
17 April 2004
SRL Wild West Late Model Shootout Series Bakersfield, CA Craig Raudman 100
17 April 2004
USAC Western Midget Car Series Ventura, CA Garrett Hansen 30
17 April 2004
Eagle Sprint Touring Series Eagle, NE Terry McCarl
17 April 2004
Allison Legacy Race Series South Boston, VA Mike Hampton
17 April 2004
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Martinsville, VA Rick Crawford 254
17 April 2004
Sunoco American Late Model Series Rossburg, OH Chuckie May
17 April 2004
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Northern Division South Boston, VA Mardy Lindley 250
17 April 2004
Virginia Sprint Series Dooms, VA Eric Keck
17 April 2004
True Value Modified Racing Series Winchester, NH Kirk Alexander 100
17 April 2004
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores ASCS Gulf South Region Chatham, LA Travis Rilat
17 April 2004
CRA Sunoco Super Series Anderson, IN Jeff Lane 150
17 April 2004
Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series Pass Christian, MS Mike Boland 50
17 April 2004
FASCAR Sunbelt Super Late Model Series Zuber, FL Fain Skinner 125
17 April 2005
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Ft. Worth, TX Greg Biffle 334
17 April 2005
V8 Supercars Series Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Greg Murphy 50
17 April 2005
PASS Modified Series N. Woodstock, NH Wayne Allard
17 April 2005
V8 Supercars Series Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Greg Murphy 47
17 April 2007
360 OTC World of Outlaws Late Model Series Sarver, PA Shannon Babb 50
17 April 2009
O'Reilly Midsouth Racing Association
O'Reilly MARS DIRTcar Series
Beebe, AR Wendell Wallace 40
17 April 2009
Sunoco American Late Model Series Attica, OH Jeep Van Wormer
17 April 2009
USAC Midwest Ford Focus Midget Car Series Gas City, IN Ronnie Wuerdeman 15
17 April 2009
Georgia Asphalt Series Anderson, SC Randy Porter 100
17 April 2009
Keystone Legends Tour Jonestown, PA Jason Rochelle
17 April 2009
O'Reilly All Star Late Model Series Sarver, PA Rick Briggs
17 April 2009
IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series Davenport, IA Mark Burgtorf
17 April 2009
World of Outlaws Late Model Series Fayetteville, NC Jeff Smith 50
17 April 2009
USAC National Sprint Car Series Gas City, IN Dave Darland 30
17 April 2009
NASCAR Nationwide Series Phoenix, AZ Greg Biffle 203
17 April 2009
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Paducah, KY Jason Meyers 30
17 April 2009
Tennessee Thunder DirtCar Series
Southern Regional Racing Series
Wartburg, TN Mike Marlar 40
17 April 2009
United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series Lafayette, AL Travis Pennington 40
17 April 2010
Airport Auto Brokers Late Model Series Ukiah, CA Kevin Ostern
17 April 2010
Super Late Model Racing Series Greenwood, NE Leon Zeitner
17 April 2010
USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Santa Maria, CA Danny Sheridan 30
17 April 2010
ASA Late Model Series Northern Division Toledo, OH Jesse Saunders 125
17 April 2010
UFo Race Championship Middlebourne, WV Paul Wilmoth, Jr. 51
17 April 2010
Monster Midwest Series Lincoln, IL Shannon Babb 40
17 April 2010
Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series Beaver Dam, WI Brooke Tatnell
17 April 2010
ASCS Canyon Region Tucson, AZ Charles Davis, Jr.
17 April 2010
Sunoco American Late Model Series Rossburg, OH Jeep Van Wormer 30
17 April 2010
AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car Western Championship Roseville, CA Tony Hunt 50
17 April 2010
SRL Spears Southwest Tour Series San Bernardino, CA M.K. Kanke 135
17 April 2010
AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship Lawrenceburg, IN Jerry Coons, Jr. 30
17 April 2010
USAC Western Pavement Ford Focus Midget Car Series Stockton, CA Bobby Runyan, Jr. 40
17 April 2010
USAR Pro Cup Series Samsula, FL Caleb Holman 250
17 April 2010
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Atwood, TN Dane Dacus 50
17 April 2010
Viper Pro Late Model Series Opp, AL Bubba Pollard
17 April 2010
V8 Supercars Series Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand Jamie Whincup 59
17 April 2010
Lucas Oil Modified Racing Series presented by Rockstar Energy Drink Lake Havasu City, AZ Chris Gerchman 75
17 April 2010
SRL Legends Tour San Bernardino, CA Darren Amidon 35
17 April 2010
Southern All Stars East Series Gaffney, SC Johnny Pursley 40
17 April 2010
IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series Maquoketa, IA Jeff Aikey
17 April 2010
United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series Phenix City, AL Ivedent Lloyd, Jr. 50
17 April 2010
USAC Eastern Ford Focus Midget Car Series Hickory, NC Bradley Riethmeyer 35
17 April 2010
CRA Super Series Anderson, IN John VanDoorn 125
17 April 2010
Southern Regional Racing Series Glencoe, AL Ronnie Johnson
17 April 2010
Rolling Thunder Modifieds Hampton, VA A.J. Winstead
17 April 2010
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Pevely, MO Joey Saldana 40
17 April 2010
Southern Superstars Short Track Series Huntsville, AL Mark Day
17 April 2010
World of Outlaws Late Model Series Jamaica, VA Chris Madden 100
17 April 2010
USAC Mopar Western Midget Championship Oildale, CA Cory Kruseman 30
17 April 2010
Super Cup Stock Car Series Obetz, OH Todd Peck
17 April 2010
USAC Western Pavement Young Guns Ford Focus Midget Car Series Stockton, CA Brandon White 15
17 April 2010
USAC Midwest Dirt Ford Focus Midget Car Series Montpelier, IN Joe Liguori 20
17 April 2011
World of Outlaws Late Model Series Jamaica, VA Steve Shaver 100
17 April 2011
UARA STARS Late Model Series Newport, TN Garrett Campbell 150
17 April 2011
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Talladega, AL Jimmie Johnson 188
17 April 2011
NASCAR K & N Pro Series East South Boston, VA Sergio Pena 150
17 April 2011
Allison Legacy Race Series North Lee, NH James Logan
17 April 2011
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour South Boston, VA Ted Christopher 150
17 April 2011
Super Cup Stock Car Series Callaway, VA Rob Jones
17 April 2011
Big 8 Late Model Series Loves Park, IL Dale Nottestad 108
17 April 2011
ACT Late Model Tour Lee, NH Brian Hoar 150
17 April 2011
V8 Supercars Series Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand Shane Van Gisbergen 59
17 April 2011
Mid-American Stock Car Series Loves Park, IL Bill Prietzel 50
17 April 2014
Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series Flatgap, KY Brandon Kinzer 40
17 April 2015
Neal Tire MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey's General Stores Pontoon Beach, IL Hunter Schuerenberg 25
17 April 2015
Maryland-Virginia Chase for the Championship Budds Creek, MD Jason Covert 35
17 April 2015
Sunoco American Late Model Series Attica, OH Steve Casebolt 30
17 April 2015
IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series Farley, IA Joel Callahan 50
17 April 2015
AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship
Midwest Sprint Car Series
Bloomington, IN Bryan Clauson 30
17 April 2015
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Hanford, CA Shane Stewart 35
17 April 2015
Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series
Sunoco American Late Model Series
MARS DIRTcar Series presented by Andy's Frozen Custard
Davenport, IA Chad Simpson 35
17 April 2015
Impact Signs WAR Sprint Series presented by Next LED Fulton, MO Taylor Walton
17 April 2015
King of the Wing National Sprint Car Shootout Pensacola, FL Bobby Santos, III 40
17 April 2015
World of Outlaws Late Model Series Farmer City, IL Scott Bloomquist 25
17 April 2015
JLH General Contractors FAST 305 Series presented by Engine Pro Attica, OH Jordan Ryan
17 April 2015
Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour Middlebourne, WV Jacob Hawkins 30
17 April 2015
Karl Chevrolet Dirt Truck Racing Association Des Moines, IA Brad Moyer
17 April 2015
Kistler Racing Products FAST 410 Series presented by K S Sales & Service Attica, OH Dean Jacobs
17 April 2016
Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association Sedalia, MO Billy Moyer, Jr. 30
17 April 2016
Big 8 Late Model Series Loves Park, IL Michael Bilderback 88
17 April 2016
XCEL Chassis Brett Deyo Motorsports Mini-Series Bridgeport, NJ Brian Carber 20
17 April 2016
PASS Modified Series Oxford, ME Ryan Robbins 40
17 April 2016
ACT Late Model Tour Oxford, ME Bobby Therrien 100
17 April 2016
Dells Icebreaker Wisconsin Dells, WI Andrew Morrissey 100
17 April 2016
V8 Supercars Series Phillip Island, VIC, Australia Scott McLaughlin 45
17 April 2016
PASS North Super Late Model Series Oxford, ME Ben Rowe 150
17 April 2016
Southern Tier Auto Racing Street Stock Series Kirkwood, NY Jonathan Carpenter 25
17 April 2016
V8 Ute Racing Series Phillip Island, VIC, Australia David Sieders 9
17 April 2016
Great Northern Sportsman Series Wisconsin Dells, WI Dave Trute 40
17 April 2016
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bristol, TN Carl Edwards 500
17 April 2016
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series Phillip Island, VIC, Australia James Golding 16
17 April 2016
Southern Tier Auto Racing Four Cylinder Series Kirkwood, NY Mike Robinson 20
17 April 2016
Mid-American Stock Car Series Loves Park, IL Jeremy Bloomberg 50
17 April 2016
Midwest Dash Series Wisconsin Dells, WI George Sparkman 25
17 April 2016
Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions
Speedway Motors-Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars presented by Hoseheads
Bedford, PA Chad Kemenah 25
17 April 2016
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series Phillip Island, VIC, Australia Garry Jacobson 16
17 April 2016
Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Velocita South Region Bridgeport, NJ Wade Hendrickson 40
17 April 2016
American Ethanol SuperTruck Series Loves Park, IL Chester Ace 40
17 April 2016
Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region Sedalia, MO Brandon Hanks 20
17 April 2019
Sweeney Chevrolet-Buick-GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series
Battle of the Bay Series
Delmar, DE Max Blair 40
17 April 2019
Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series Delmar, DE Chris Allen, Jr. 25
17 April 2019
Delmarva Chargers Delmar, DE Jerry Barker
DRIVERS BORN ON April 17
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Aaron McGill Mittagong, NSW April 17, 1963
C.J. Leary Greenfield, IN April 17, 1996
Chuck Steuer Bohemia, NY April 17, 1968
Craig Reetz Dunlap, IA April 17, 1970
Darren Robertson Arvada, CO April 17, 1986
Dominic Ursetta Arvada, CO April 17, 1988
Jace Vander Weerd Visalia, CA April 17, 1991
Jack Reynolds Hawthorne, NJ April 17, 1928
Jake O'Neil Tucson, AZ April 17, 1992
Jim Olson Harvard, IL April 17, 1965
Jim Vanzandt Fair Grove, MO April 17, 1961
Joey Kourafas Sharon, MA April 17, 1953
Josh Allison Martinsville, IN April 17, 1988
Ken Benhamou San Ramon, CA April 17, 1963
Mark Hotchkis Pasadena, CA April 17, 1969
Michael Marsal Bedford, NY April 17, 1988
Michelle Theriault Bristol, CT April 17, 1986
Mike Blankenship Columbus, OH April 17, 1961
Mike Chase Bakersfield, CA April 17, 1952
Pete Torres Alhambra, CA April 17, 1944
Raymond Guay Sainte-Julie, QC April 17, 1957
Rich DeLong, Jr. North Hills, CA April 17, 1957
Richard Vander Weerd Visalia, CA April 17, 1991
Ryan Bohnstedt Hennessey, OK April 17, 1984
Steve Cronenwett Westland, MI April 17, 1957
Tyler Monroe Star, ID April 17, 1990
Wayne Logue Morwell, VIC April 17, 1973
Zak Hausler Tomball, TX April 17, 1995