April 3 History
RACES HELD ON April 3
Date Series Track Winner Laps
3 April 1949
NASCAR Modified National Championship Charlotte, NC Red Byron 40
3 April 1955
California Roadster Association Hanford, CA Bill Peters
3 April 1955
NASCAR Grand National North Wilkesboro, NC Buck Baker 160
3 April 1955
California Racing Association Hanford, CA Bill Peters
3 April 1955
ARDC Hatfield, PA Andy Furci
3 April 1955
NASCAR Modified National Championship Weaverville, NC Cotton Owens
3 April 1960
NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Phoenix, AZ John Rostek 100
3 April 1960
IMCA Stock Car Series Shreveport, LA Ernie Derr 250
3 April 1961
NASCAR Grand National Winston-Salem, NC Rex White 150
3 April 1965
California Racing Association Brisbane, CA Paul Jones
3 April 1965
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Al Pombo 20
3 April 1966
USAC National Sprint Car Series Rossburg, OH Arnie Knepper
3 April 1966
IMCA Stock Car Series Shreveport, LA Ramo Stott 200
3 April 1966
NASCAR Grand National Hickory, NC David Pearson 250
3 April 1969
NASCAR Grand National Cayce, SC Bobby Isaac 200
3 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Asheville, NC Bob Pressley
3 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Beltsville, MD Jimmy Mairs 30
3 April 1970
USAC National Midget Car Series Vallejo, CA Bruce Walkup
3 April 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman Natinal Championship Watsonville, CA Jerry Cecil 20
3 April 1971
USAC National Midget Car Series Tucson, AZ George Snider
3 April 1971
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Howard Kaeding 20
3 April 1972
V8 Supercars Series Bathurst, NSW, Australia Ian Geoghegan 13
3 April 1976
NASCAR Baby Grand North Wilkesboro, NC Dean Combs 100
3 April 1977
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Darlington, SC Darrell Waltrip 367
3 April 1977
NEMA Thompson, CT Armond Holley 30
3 April 1977
ASA National Tour West Chester, OH Bob Senneker 50
3 April 1977
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Midlothian, VA Sonny Hutchins 100
3 April 1977
ASA National Tour West Chester, OH Bob Senneker 50
3 April 1977
NASCAR Modified National Championship Trenton, NJ Jerry Makara 134
3 April 1977
Thompson Speedway Modified Div Thompson, CT Bugs Stevens
3 April 1977
USAC National Sprint Car Series Winchester, IN Tom Bigelow
3 April 1981
NASCAR Grand American Stock Car National Championship Pensacola, FL Junior Niedecken 25
3 April 1982
NASCAR Budweiser Late Model Sportsman Series Darlington, SC Geoffrey Bodine
3 April 1982
Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series Chula Vista, CA Bubby Jones
3 April 1983
NASCAR Budweiser Late Model Sportsman Series North Wilkesboro, NC Sam Ard 200
3 April 1987
Budweiser Northern Auto Racing Club Chico, CA Rick Hirst
3 April 1993
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Millington, TN Danny Lasoski
3 April 1993
NASCAR Winston Modified Tour Richmond, VA Mike Stefanik 150
3 April 1993
NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Bakersfield, CA Doug George 100
3 April 1993
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
St. Augustine, FL Scott Bloomquist
3 April 1993
California Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Lealand McSpadden
3 April 1993
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Bristol, TN Michael Waltrip 250
3 April 1993
USAC Copenhagen/Skoal Western Midget Car Series Ventura, CA Page Jones
3 April 1993
STARS Racing Series Mineral Wells, WV Rick Eckert
3 April 1993
Northern Auto Racing Club Chico, CA Brent Kaeding
3 April 1993
NASCAR Winston All Pro Series Montgomery, AL Hal Goodson 200
3 April 1993
Tampa Bay Area Racing Association Gibsonton, FL Taylor Andrews
3 April 1994
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Hickory, NC Ricky Craven 300
3 April 1998
Southern United Professional Racing Series Mesquite, TX Ronny Adams
3 April 1999
NASCAR Busch Series Nashville, TN Jeff Green 320
3 April 1999
Florida Pro Series Zuber, FL Glenn Whitney
3 April 1999
USAC MCI WorldCom Western Midget Car Series Ventura, CA Cory Kruseman 30
3 April 1999
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series St. Augustine, FL Michael Ritch 258
3 April 1999
Shell Tri-Track Challenge Madera, CA Bob Strandwold
3 April 1999
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Monroe, WA Ron Hornaday, Jr. 200
3 April 1999
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Magnolia, MS Ronny Adams
3 April 1999
STARS National DirtCar Racing League Waverly, OH Rick Aukland
3 April 1999
SMART Modified Tour Asheboro, NC Gary Myers
3 April 2004
Haulmark All Star Circuit of Champions Farmington, MO Chad Kemenah 40
3 April 2004
UMP Challenge of Champions Clarksville, TN Tony Albright
3 April 2004
O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Batesburg, SC Kenny Adams
3 April 2004
Advance Auto Parts Modified Super DIRT Series Concord, NC Ricky Elliott 100
3 April 2004
FASCAR Sunbelt Super Late Model Series Bronson, FL Jay Middleton 125
3 April 2004
World Dirt Racing League West Liberty, IA Brian Birkhofer
3 April 2004
NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series El Cajon, CA Jeff Seifert 125
3 April 2004
NASCAR Busch Series Ft. Worth, TX Matt Kenseth 200
3 April 2004
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Justin, TX Brian Paulus 30
3 April 2004
Allison Legacy Race Series Jefferson, GA Mark Howard 37
3 April 2004
FASCAR Pro Modified Tour Samsula, FL Lee Collins
3 April 2004
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Southern Division Jefferson, GA Joe Gaita 263
3 April 2004
Valvoline USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Hanford, CA Damion Gardner 30
3 April 2005
SRL Wild West Late Model Shootout Series Stockton, CA Jason Fensler 100
3 April 2005
Mid-American Stock Car Series Loves Park, IL Jeremy Miller
3 April 2005
O'Reilly Southern All Star Super Late Model Series Birmingham, AL Charlie Bradberry 200
3 April 2005
NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Midwest Series Loves Park, IL Justin Diercks 150
3 April 2005
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Bristol, TN Kevin Harvick 500
3 April 2008
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Swainsboro, GA Terry Casey 30
3 April 2009
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Sylvania, GA Scott James 40
3 April 2009
O'Reilly Midsouth Racing Association Mandeville, AR Kevin Sitton 40
3 April 2009
O'Reilly Southern All Star Racing Series Chatsworth, GA Randy Weaver 40
3 April 2010
ASCS Southwest Region Tucson, AZ Johnny Herrera
3 April 2010
ASA Truck Series Lake Havasu City, AZ Dylan Kwasniewski 75
3 April 2010
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Magnolia, MS Chris Wall
3 April 2010
USAC Western Dirt Ford Focus Midget Car Series Ventura, CA Andrew Mulhearn 20
3 April 2010
NASCAR K & N Pro Series East South Boston, VA Max Gresham 150
3 April 2010
Gene Price Motorsports Late Model River Series Lake Havasu City, AZ Dylan Kwasniewski 50
3 April 2010
USAC Western Dirt Young Guns Ford Focus Midget Car Series Ventura, CA Alex Jacobsen 20
3 April 2010
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour South Boston, VA James Civali 150
3 April 2010
USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Tulare, CA Craig Stidham 30
3 April 2010
Clash South Tour Lancaster, SC Jeff Smith 40
3 April 2010
ASCS Gulf South Region Baytown, TX Jason Johnson
3 April 2010
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Lavonia, GA Casey Roberts 50
3 April 2010
NASCAR Nationwide Series Lebanon, TN Kevin Harvick 225
3 April 2010
PASS South Super Late Model Series
PASS National Championship Super Late Model Series
Hickory, NC Preston Peltier 150
3 April 2010
USAC Mopar Western Midget Championship Ventura, CA Johnathon Henry 30
3 April 2010
O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Modified Series Park City, KS Marc Hurd
3 April 2010
UARA STARS Late Model Series Dillon, SC Coleman Pressley 150
3 April 2010
United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series Waycross, GA Tyler Ivey Crowder 50
3 April 2010
Hedman Hedders National Late Model Series Albany, GA William Thomas 40
3 April 2010
Race Brothers Show-Me Racin Series Pocola, OK Justin Wells 25
3 April 2011
NEMA Waterford, CT Russ Stoehr 25
3 April 2011
National All Star Racing Association Tazewell, TN Vic Hill
3 April 2011
Modified Racing Series Waterford, CT Chris Pasteryak 100
3 April 2011
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Martinsville, VA Kevin Harvick 500
3 April 2011
NASCAR Mexico Corona Series San Luis Potosí, SLP, Mexico Jorge Goeters 210
3 April 2011
AMSOIL USAC National Pavement Sprint Car Series Anderson, IN Bobby Santos, III 50
3 April 2015
American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region Iowa Park, TX Aaron Reutzel 25
3 April 2015
Sunoco American Late Model Series LaSalle, IL Bobby Pierce 50
3 April 2015
USAC Eastern HPD Midget Championship Altamahaw, NC Matthew Lundstrom 35
3 April 2015
PASS Pro Late Model Series Hickory, NC Kodie Conner 50
3 April 2015
P&W Sales Southern United Professional Racing Series Highlands, TX Jon Mitchell 20
3 April 2015
Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprint Series Greenwood, NE Brian Brown
3 April 2015
Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series
Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association
Greenwood, NE Ryan Gustin 25
3 April 2016
CRA Street Stock Series Powered by JEGS Brownsburg, IN Jeff Lane 40
3 April 2016
V8 Supercars Series Launceston, TAS, Australia Will Davison 84
3 April 2016
V8 Ute Racing Series Launceston, TAS, Australia David Sieders 21
3 April 2016
USAC Silver Crown Series Terre Haute, IN C.J. Leary 100
3 April 2016
Broaster Chicken ICAR Top Speed Modified Tour Southern Division Brownsburg, IN Kyle Purvis 40
3 April 2016
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Martinsville, VA Kyle Busch 500
3 April 2016
Royal Purple King of the Wing National Sprint Car Series Montgomery, AL Ron Larson 40
3 April 2016
Vores Compact Touring Series Brownsburg, IN Jarrod Soucy 30
3 April 2016
CARS Late Model Stock Tour Kenly, NC Deac McCaskill 150
3 April 2016
Sprint Series of Oklahoma Iowa Park, TX Brandon Long
3 April 2016
CARS Super Late Model Tour Kenly, NC Quin Houff 150
3 April 2016
CRA Vore's Welding Late Model Sportsman Series Powered by JEGS Brownsburg, IN Eddie Van Meter 40
3 April 2016
World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Farmer City, IL Josh Richards 75
DRIVERS BORN ON April 3
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
A.J. Russell Clovis, CA April 3, 1983
Andy Rein West Bend, WI April 3, 1982
Anthony Perrego Montgomery, NY April 3, 1994
Chuck Weyant St. Mary's, OH April 3, 1923 January 24, 2017
Craig Stallard Jenkins, KY April 3, 1972
David Baker Peoria, IL April 3, 1959
Jack Holloway Winston-Salem, NC April 3, 1924 April 2, 2011
Jimmy Jennings Halifax, VA April 3, 1940
Joe Varde Tampa, FL April 3, 1950
John Dineen El Cajon, CA April 3, 1946
Kevin Vaclavicek New Egypt, NJ April 3, 1990
Manuel Gutierrez Tampico, TAM April 3, 1990
Mark Skaife Gosford, NSW April 3, 1967
Matt Peterson Wilton, CA April 3, 1993
Mike Hurlbert Lynden, WA April 3, 1959
Mike Muldoon, Jr. Oswego, NY April 3, 1994
Robert Bruce Fredricksburg, VA April 3, 1964
Rod Conley Wheelersburg, OH April 3, 1962
Shannon Harding Sackville, NB April 3, 1974
Shorty Rollins Pensacola, FL April 3, 1929 December 28, 1998
Speedy Thompson Monroe, NC April 3, 1926 April 2, 1972
Terry Lanigan Florence, KY April 3, 1979 January 5, 2017
Thomas Stinson Chester, VA April 3, 1962