December 8 History
RACES HELD ON December 8
Date Series Track Winner Laps
8 December 1946
California Roadster Association San Diego, CA Bud Van Maanen
8 December 1957
California Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Jim Hurtubise
8 December 1958
California Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Jim Hurtubise
8 December 1968
NASCAR Grand National Montgomery, AL Bobby Allison 200
8 December 1968
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Bobby Hogle
8 December 1974
Snowball Derby Pensacola, FL Pete Hamilton 200
8 December 1985
ALL PRO Super Series
Snowball Derby
Pensacola, FL Jody Ridley 205
8 December 1991
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
Gobbler
Cleveland, TN Rex Richey
8 December 1991
NASCAR Winston All Pro Series
Snowball Derby
Pensacola, FL Rich Bickle 324
8 December 1996
Snowball Derby Pensacola, FL Rich Bickle 336
8 December 2001
Marion Edwards Memorial Hialeah, FL Darryl Shelnut 100
8 December 2002
Snowball Derby Pensacola, FL Ricky Turner 305
8 December 2007
StormPay.com Dirt Late Model Series
NeSmith Late Model World Championship
Gibsonton, FL Jimmy Owens 100
8 December 2013
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series Sydney, NSW, Australia Steve Owen 12
8 December 2013
Snowball Derby Pensacola, FL Erik Jones 300
8 December 2013
V8 Supercars Series Sydney, NSW, Australia Shane Van Gisbergen 74
8 December 2018
Junior Sedan Promotion Association Aggregate Series New Star Division
Junior Sedan Promotion Association Aggregate Series Top Star Division
Heathmere, VIC, Australia Kasey Garlick 15
8 December 2018
Eureka Garages & Sheds Sprintcar Series Wangaratta, VIC, Australia Corey McCullagh 30
8 December 2018
Sims Metal Management Pro Dirt Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Ryan Halliday 30
8 December 2018
ENZED Central Muscle Cars Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Angus Fogg 10
8 December 2018
Brasileiro de Marcas Sao Paulo, Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil Vicente Orige 15
8 December 2018
South Australia Junior Sedan Title Waikerie, SA, Australia Ardie Jonic 25
8 December 2018
Porter Hire International Sprintcar Series Western Springs, Auckland Region, New Zealand Shane Stewart 30
8 December 2018
Legend Cars Australia Queensland Championship Gatton, QLD, Australia Graham Keats
8 December 2018
Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series
Western Australia Sprintcar Title
Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Kerry Madsen 30
8 December 2018
ENZED Central Muscle Cars Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Greig Running 8
8 December 2018
Indy Race Parts Victorian Wingless Super Series Lara, VIC, Australia Daniel Storer 30
8 December 2018
V6 Sprints Waikerie, SA, Australia Nick Hall 12
8 December 2018
Late Model Racing Victoria Rushworth, VIC, Australia Cameron Pearson
8 December 2018
Junior Speedway Racing Association Country Super Series New Star Division Moonyoonooka, WA, Australia Travis Strelley 15
8 December 2018
Ian Boettcher Race Parts Super Series
Wingless Sprints Queensland Club Championship
Kingaroy, QLD, Australia David Eggins 20
8 December 2018
SsangYong Racing Series Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Todd Prujean 8
8 December 2018
BNT V8s Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Jack Smith 16
8 December 2018
SSCAR Burger King Pro Dirt Super Saloon Series Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand Sam Waddell
8 December 2018
Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series
South Australian 360 Sprintcar Title
Waikerie, SA, Australia Daniel Evans 30
8 December 2018
Junior Speedway Racing Association Country Super Series Top Star Division Moonyoonooka, WA, Australia Rory Elsum-Beaumont 19
8 December 2018
Brims Concrete Super Sedan Series Kingaroy, QLD, Australia Darren Kane 40
8 December 2018
New Zealand Toyota 86 Racing Series Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Jaden Ransley 14
8 December 2018
Holden Trade Club Saloon Speedweek presented by Valvoline Cromwell, Otago, New Zealand Peter Schouten
8 December 2018
Victorian Speedcar Drivers Association Lara, VIC, Australia Travis Mills 16
8 December 2018
John Day Speedcar Classic Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Jason McDougal 40
8 December 2018
Porter Group New Zealand V8 Ute Racing Series Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Glen Collinson 8
8 December 2018
BG Products Southern Sprintcar Shootout Series Punta Gorda, FL Joey Aguilar
8 December 2018
Queensland Lightning Sprint Title Kingaroy, QLD, Australia Jason Rae 25
8 December 2018
Pirelli Porsche Championship Pukekohe, Auckland Region, New Zealand Michael Neville 8
DRIVERS BORN ON December 8
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Bill Leighton, Jr. Omaha, NE December 8, 1982
Bob Schader Stamford, CT December 8, 1944
Brian Thome Kent City, MI December 8, 1986
Budd Hagelin Camden, NJ December 8, 1944
Chris Sevey Waterloo, IA December 8, 1982
David Sosebee Dawsonville, GA December 8, 1955
Dennis Hannel Murphys, CA December 8, 1965
Derek Hayes Dungannon, Northern Ireland December 8, 1977
George Snider Fresno, CA December 8, 1940
Howie Brode Bay Shore, NY December 8, 1963
Jean Paul Cyr Milton, VT December 8, 1965
John Farano Toronto, ON December 8, 1959
Johnny Sutton Harrisburg, NC December 8, 1987
Justin Carroll Williamsburg, VA December 8, 1995
Katlynn Leer Moultin, IA December 8, 1998
Kerry Earnhardt Kannapolis, NC December 8, 1969
Kevin Harvick Bakersfield, CA December 8, 1975
Kim Crosby Slidell, LA December 8, 1964
Kim Jane Melbourne, Australia December 8, 1966
Matt Westfall Ludlow Falls, OH December 8, 1976
Mike Borghi Miami, FL December 8, 1953
Nelson Applegate Danville, NJ December 8, 1925 February 17, 1979
Ralph Arnold Los Angeles, CA December 8, 1942
Ryan Newman South Bend, IN December 8, 1977
Sarah McCune Perrysburg, OH December 8, 1979
Skip Brown Omaha, NE December 8, 1957
T.K. Lindahl Tuscon, AZ December 8, 1981
Tim Rothe Appleton, WI December 8, 1968