April 2 History
RACES HELD ON April 2
Date Series Track Winner Laps
2 April 1950
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Avon, CT Jack Coleman
2 April 1950
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Eden, NC Ted Swaim
2 April 1950
National Stock Car Racing Association Macon, GA Buddy Shuman
2 April 1950
NASCAR Grand National Charlotte, NC Tim Flock 200
2 April 1960
NASCAR Modified National Championship Hallandale, FL Bobby Johns 30
2 April 1960
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship San Jose, CA Rick Henderson 20
2 April 1960
USAC National Midget Car Series Gardena, CA Davey Moses
2 April 1961
USAC Stock Car Series Concord, NC Don White
2 April 1961
NASCAR Grand National Hillsboro, NC Cotton Owens 110
2 April 1961
NASCAR Modified National Championship South Boston, VA Mel Bradley 200
2 April 1966
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Joe Lobbia 20
2 April 1967
ARCA Racing Series Houston, TX Iggy Katona 200
2 April 1967
NASCAR Grand National Hampton, GA Cale Yarborough 334
2 April 1967
USAC National Sprint Car Series Muhlenberg Township, PA Larry Dickson
2 April 1972
USAC National Sprint Car Series Rossburg, OH Rollie Beale
2 April 1974
IMCA Stock Car Series Shreveport, LA Harlan Beene 150
2 April 1977
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Hampton, VA Sonny Hutchins 50
2 April 1977
USAC National Midget Car Series Gardena, CA Mel Kenyon
2 April 1977
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Hickory, NC Harry Gant 100
2 April 1978
NASCAR Winston Northwest Racing Series Yakima, WA Ron Eaton
2 April 1978
NASCAR Modified National Championship Trenton, NJ Richie Evans 134
2 April 1978
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bristol, TN Darrell Waltrip 500
2 April 1978
NASCAR Winston West Series Roseville, CA Jimmy Insolo 100
2 April 1978
ASA National Late Model Sportsman Series Louisville, KY Preston Ford 100
2 April 1978
Thompson Speedway Modified Div Thompson, CT Ron Bouchard 35
2 April 1978
NEMA Thompson, CT Johnny Coy
2 April 1978
ASA National Tour West Chester, OH Dick Trickle 100
2 April 1978
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Savannah, GA Sam Ard
2 April 1982
NASCAR Modified National Championship Martinsville, VA Greg Sacks 250
2 April 1983
Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Gardena, CA Bubby Jones
2 April 1983
NCRA Championship Dirt Car Series Lawton, OK Bob Ewell
2 April 1988
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Eddie Wirth
2 April 1989
NASCAR Winston Modified Tour Thompson, CT Mike McLaughlin 100
2 April 1989
NCRA Late Model Series Mesquite, TX Doug Ingalls
2 April 1989
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Darlington, SC Harry Gant 367
2 April 1993
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Little Rock, AR Mark Kinser
2 April 1993
Northern Auto Racing Club Chico, CA Brent Kaeding
2 April 1994
NASCAR Busch All-Star Tour Webster City, IA Bob Hill
2 April 1994
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Winchester, TN Jay Brinkley
2 April 1994
USAC Loctite National Sprint Car Series Rossburg, OH Frankie Kerr 30
2 April 1994
SMART Modified Tour Asheboro, NC Tim Arre
2 April 1994
USAC Skoal Western Midget Car Series Ventura, CA Page Jones
2 April 1994
Budweiser Northern Auto Racing Club Chico, CA Brent Kaeding
2 April 1995
USAC Loctite National Sprint Car Series Winchester, IN Kenny Irwin, Jr. 30
2 April 1995
NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour Thompson, CT Tommy Cravenho, Jr. 127
2 April 1995
Southern United Professional Racing Series Nashville, AR Doug Ingalls, Jr.
2 April 1995
USAC Skoal National Midget Car Series Winchester, IN Mike Bliss
2 April 1995
World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Magnolia, MS Danny Lasoski 30
2 April 1995
ACT Pro Stock Tour Lee, NH Ralph Nason 150
2 April 1995
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bristol, TN Jeff Gordon 500
2 April 1999
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Rossburg, OH Steve Kinser 20
2 April 1999
O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Modified Series Muskogee, OK Randy Frailey
2 April 2000
Mid-American Stock Car Series Loves Park, IL Rick Corso
2 April 2000
USAC Stoops Freightliner National Sprint Car Series Anderson, IN Eric Gordon 50
2 April 2000
USAC MCI WorldCom National Midget Car Series Anderson, IN Jay Drake 50
2 April 2000
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ft. Worth, TX Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 334
2 April 2004
DIRTcar Turning Stone Casino 358-Modified Series Concord, NC Brett Hearn 55
2 April 2004
USAC Carolina-Virginia Ford Focus Midget Car Series Hudson, NC A.J. Davis 25
2 April 2004
ROMCO Super Late Model Series Ft. Worth, TX Robert Richardson 66
2 April 2004
O'Reilly Midwest LateModel Racing Association Muskogee, OK David Turner
2 April 2004
O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Travelers Rest, SC Kenny Adams
2 April 2004
World Dirt Racing League Davenport, IA Darren Miller
2 April 2004
Crown Royal International Race of Champions Ft. Worth, TX Danny Lasoski 67
2 April 2004
Haulmark All Star Circuit of Champions Paducah, KY Danny Smith 30
2 April 2004
FASCAR Goodyear Challenge Series Bithlo, FL Jason Boyd 100
2 April 2005
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Sprint Car Series Baker, LA Mike Herrington, Jr.
2 April 2005
Georgia Asphalt Series Cordele, GA Bubba Pollard 100
2 April 2005
Western Dirt Racing Tour Chowchilla, CA Richard Papenhausen
2 April 2005
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Pevely, MO Kraig Kinser 40
2 April 2005
Big 8 Late Model Series Loves Park, IL Mike Beyer
2 April 2005
FASCAR Sunbelt Super Late Model Series Bronson, FL Wayne Anderson 125
2 April 2005
American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region Tulsa, OK Sean McClelland
2 April 2005
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Southern Division Greenville, SC Mike Garvey 250
2 April 2005
FASCAR Pro Truck Series Bithlo, FL Sean Bass 50
2 April 2005
USRA Super Late Model Series San Antonio, TX Brandon Bendele 125
2 April 2005
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Little Rock, AR Kenny Merchant
2 April 2005
O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Concord, NC Kevin Swindell
2 April 2005
Southwest Dirt Racing Association Eleven Mile Corner, AZ Lonnie Parker, Jr.
2 April 2005
National Late Model Series Phenix City, AL Dewayne Johnson
2 April 2005
World Dirt Racing League Greenwood, NE Kelly Boen
2 April 2005
USAC California Pavement Ford Focus Midget Car Series Irwindale, CA Alex Harris 35
2 April 2005
IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series Webster City, IA Terry Neal
2 April 2005
O'Reilly Midwest LateModel Racing Association Muskogee, OK Terry Phillips
2 April 2006
NEMA Waterford, CT Joey Payne, Jr. 25
2 April 2006
Mid-American Stock Car Series Loves Park, IL Lyle Nowak
2 April 2006
Wisconsin Challenge Series Loves Park, IL Steve Rubeck 100
2 April 2006
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Martinsville, VA Tony Stewart 500
2 April 2010
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lebanon, TN Kyle Busch 150
2 April 2010
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Chris Wall
2 April 2011
SRL Legends Tour Las Vegas, NV Clayton Weatherman 15
2 April 2011
NCRA Southern Sport Modified Series Park City, KS Brandon Smith
2 April 2011
USAC Western Pavement Ford Focus Midget Car Series Madera, CA Ross Rankine 50
2 April 2011
Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Fayetteville, NC Luke Roffers
2 April 2011
NEMA Lites Waterford, CT Anthony Nocella 25
2 April 2011
AMSOIL USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Perris, CA Mike Spencer 30
2 April 2011
Show Me The Money Pro Late Model Series Montgomery, AL Hunter Robbins 100
2 April 2011
USRA B-Mod Iron Man Challenge Winston, MO Matt Lettow
2 April 2011
SRL Spears Southwest Tour Series Las Vegas, NV M.K. Kanke 111
2 April 2011
United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series Lake City, FL Adam Bedenbaugh 40
2 April 2011
SRL Legends Tour Las Vegas, NV Justin Irwin 20
2 April 2011
NCRA Sprint Car Series Park City, KS Danny Lasoski
2 April 2011
USAC Western Pavement Young Guns Ford Focus Midget Car Series Madera, CA Brodie Kostecki 20
2 April 2011
PASS South Super Late Model Series Dillon, SC Ryan Blaney 150
2 April 2011
Southern Superstars Short Track Series Sayre, AL Mark Day
2 April 2011
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Kilgore, TX Scott Bloomquist 100
2 April 2011
NCRA Modified Series Park City, KS Brian Franz
2 April 2011
Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association Greenwood, NE Brad Looney
2 April 2011
Southern Superstock Series Greenbrier, TN Bobby Joe Rippy
2 April 2011
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Touring Series Maryville, TN Chris Wilson 50
2 April 2011
Allison Legacy Race Series Dillon, SC Tyler Hill 50
2 April 2011
USAC Western Classic Sprint Car Series
AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car Western Championship
Madera, CA Tony Hunt 100
2 April 2011
Smiley's Racing Products ASCS Gulf South Region Lufkin, TX Gary Wright
2 April 2011
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Martinsville, VA Johnny Sauter 250
2 April 2011
Ultimate Super Late Model Series Pine Hall, NC Jonathan Davenport
2 April 2011
NASCAR K & N Pro Series East Greenville, SC Brett Moffitt 150
2 April 2011
Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series Byram, MS Brooks Strength
2 April 2011
Pro Four Modifieds of New England Waterford, CT Norm Wrenn
2 April 2011
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Calistoga, CA Jason Sides 25
2 April 2011
Florida United Promoters Late Model Series Ellisville, FL Tim Russell
2 April 2011
Race Brothers Show-Me Racin Series Pocola, OK Justin Wells
2 April 2011
Sunoco Fuels ASCS Southwest Region Tucson, AZ Calvin Landis
2 April 2011
IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series Dubuque, IA Brian Harris 50
2 April 2011
USRA Stock Car Iron Man Challenge Winston, MO Matt Greiner
2 April 2011
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Hickory, NC George Brunnhoelzl, III 153
2 April 2016
Highway 90 Challenge Series Sportsmen Irvington, AL Jason Smith 25
2 April 2016
California Lightning Sprints Ventura, CA Alex Grigoreas 20
2 April 2016
Lonestar 600's Series Willis, TX Aaron Reutzel
2 April 2016
GoMuddy.com NSL 360 National Series
GoMuddy.com NSL 360 Show-Me Region
Moberly, MO Sammy Swindell 30
2 April 2016
Carlyle Tools ASCS Southwest Region Las Cruces, NM John Carney, II 25
2 April 2016
NASCAR K & N Pro Series West Bakersfield, CA Todd Gilliland 150
2 April 2016
American Racing Drivers Club Newmanstown, PA Alex Bright 30
2 April 2016
World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Farmer City, IL Josh Richards 25
2 April 2016
IMCA Western Racesaver Sprint Car Series Hanford, CA Mike Schott 15
2 April 2016
Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series North Region Middletown, NY Tommy Meier 50
2 April 2016
USRA B-Mod Out-Pace Iron Man Series Humboldt, KS Lucas Isaacs 20
2 April 2016
Speedway Motors-Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars presented by Hoseheads Port Royal, PA Steve Buckwalter 25
2 April 2016
Highway 90 Challenge Series Bombers Irvington, AL Rusty Powell, Jr. 20
2 April 2016
Bay Cities Racing Association Midgets Madera, CA Nick Chivello 30
2 April 2016
Bay Area Modifieds Emerald Coast Tour Blackman, FL Jason Barnhill
2 April 2016
USMTS Widow Wax Four-Crown Series presented by MAVTV
King of America Modified Nationals
Humboldt, KS Zack VanderBeek 72
2 April 2016
POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series
POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget Series
Tulsa, OK Jason McDougal 40
2 April 2016
Virginia Sprint Series Shenandoah, VA Tom Humphries 20
2 April 2016
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Bama Bash
Phenix City, AL Jonathan Davenport 60
2 April 2016
USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Hanford, CA Richard Vander Weerd 30
2 April 2016
Wingless Oklahoma Warriors Lawton, OK Derek Cottrell
2 April 2016
Summer Thunder Sprint Series Yakima, WA Trey Starks
2 April 2016
United Crate Racing Alliance Maryville, TN Riley Hickman 40
2 April 2016
V8 Ute Racing Series Launceston, TAS, Australia Kris Walton 14
2 April 2016
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Martinsville, VA Kyle Busch 255
2 April 2016
Bay Cities Racing Association Midget Lites Antioch, CA Craig Dillard 20
2 April 2016
Alfie's Excavation & Plant Hire Super Series Heathmere, VIC, Australia Daniel Storer 30
2 April 2016
Mid-Atlantic Limited Late Model Series Concord, NC Shaun Mangum 50
2 April 2016
California Supermodified Series Madera, CA Justin Tuey 28
2 April 2016
Texas Wing Modified Association Ennis, TX Rex Adrian
2 April 2016
Ultimate Super Late Model Series
Ultimate Battle of the Bluegrass Series
Maryville, TN Donald McIntosh 40
2 April 2016
USAC Western Asphalt HPD Midget Championship Madera, CA Toni Breidinger 30
2 April 2016
Allison Legacy Race Series Hickory, NC Justin Taylor 35
2 April 2016
Washington Modified Tour Yakima, WA Jason Beaulieu
2 April 2016
AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship Lawrenceburg, IN Dave Darland 30
2 April 2016
V8 Ute Racing Series Launceston, TAS, Australia Craig Dontas 14
2 April 2016
V8 Supercars Series Launceston, TAS, Australia Shane Van Gisbergen 50
2 April 2016
Nevada Pro Stock Association Fallon, NV Robert Miller 30
2 April 2016
Texas Outlaw Modified Series Ardmore, OK Colby Smith 30
2 April 2016
Southern Outlaw Street Stock Tour Concord, NC Sonny Schoffen 40
2 April 2016
Gulf Coast Winged Mini Sprint Series Blackman, FL Micha McCall
2 April 2016
COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Little Rock, AR Jack Sullivan 40
2 April 2016
Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade Abbottstown, PA Jeff Rohrbaugh 17
2 April 2016
World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Chico, CA Donny Schatz 40
2 April 2016
Indiana Late Model Series Brownstown, IN Marty O'Neal
2 April 2016
Griffith Truck & Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region presented by Southern Trailer Works Willis, TX Aaron Reutzel 25
2 April 2016
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Concord, NC George Brunnhoelzl, III 150
2 April 2016
Shottenkirk.com Sprint Invaders West Burlington, IA Chris Martin 25
2 April 2016
FASTRAK Racing Series Southeast Touring Division Toccoa, GA David McCoy
2 April 2016
Royal Purple King of the Wing National Sprint Car Series Irvington, AL Troy DeCaire 35
2 April 2016
Southeast Dirt Modified Series Elkin, NC David Stremme 30
2 April 2016
Speedway Motors-Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars presented by Hoseheads Abbottstown, PA Freddie Rahmer 25
2 April 2017
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Wheel, TN Don O'Neal 50
2 April 2017
NSTA Top Speed Modified Tour Brownsburg, IN Blake Rowe 40
2 April 2017
USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by Traxxas Terre Haute, IN Chris Windom 100
2 April 2017
GRIT American Racer Series Southern Riders Division Kirkwood, NY Tom Collins, Jr. 30
2 April 2017
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Martinsville, VA Brad Keselowski 500
2 April 2017
Vores Compact Touring Series Brownsburg, IN Mark Mason 30
2 April 2017
Lawrence Towing CRA Street Stock Series Powered by JEGS Brownsburg, IN Chuck Barnes, Jr. 40
2 April 2017
World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Farmer City, IL Brian Shirley 25
2 April 2017
CRA Vore's Welding Late Model Sportsman Series Powered by JEGS Brownsburg, IN Terry Fisher, Jr. 40
2 April 2017
XCEL Chassis 600 Modified Tour Kirkwood, NY Aaron Bowes 20
DRIVERS BORN ON April 2
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Bill Catania Westfield, NY April 2, 1976
Brad Jones Albury, NSW April 2, 1960
Brian Shirley Chatham, IL April 2, 1981
Caleb Schuiling Marne, MI April 2, 1992
Calvin Martinez Slinger, WI April 2, 1963
Chris Davis Bahama, NC April 2, 1991
Colby Potts Stockton, CA April 2, 1994
Dan Pardus Port Orange, FL April 2, 1963
Darrell Nelson Hermantown, MN April 2, 1969
Dave Coonfield Lumber Bridge, NC April 2, 1959
Dave Sensiba Middleville, MI April 2, 1963
Dickie Boswell Berwyn Heights, MD April 2, 1943
Dillon Bassett Winston-Salem, NC April 2, 1997
Donnie Elliott Middletown, NY April 2, 1974
Drew Skaja Burnsville, MN April 2, 1992
Ed Watson Mt. Vernon, WA April 2, 1964
Jerry Rector Fountain Inn, SC April 2, 1953
Jimmy Ayers Gardendale, AL April 2, 1917
Jimmy Doyle Hendersonville, NC April 2, 1958
Joe Gaita Yorktown, VA April 2, 1958
John Dalziel Bellshill, Scotland April 2, 1979
Josh Wallace Genoa City, WI April 2, 1988
Mark Bogue Wilton, ME April 2, 1951
Mike Barry Bolton, VT April 2, 1955
Randy Ruhlman Greensboro, NC April 2, 1958
Richard Spenard Montreal, QC April 2, 1952
Ricky Hendrick Charlotte, NC April 2, 1980 October 24, 2004
Roy Seidell, Jr. Easthampton, MA April 2, 1953
Ryan Baye Constantia, NY April 2, 1977 February 23, 2013
Shane Tankersley Morganton, GA April 2, 1981
Steve Perry Dallas, TX April 2, 1955
Steve Saleen Inglewood, CA April 2, 1949
Stuart Ricks Myrtle Beach, SC April 2, 1981
Tim Mitchell Fayetteville, TN April 2, 1943
Travis Paulson-Mahaney Sioux City, IA April 2, 1984