February 28 History
RACES HELD ON February 28
Date Series Track Winner Laps
28 February 1960
NASCAR Grand National Charlotte, NC Richard Petty 200
28 February 1965
NASCAR Grand National Weaverville, NC Ned Jarrett 200
28 February 1971
NASCAR Winston Cup Series
NASCAR Winston West Series
Ontario, CA A.J. Foyt 200
28 February 1976
NASCAR Baby Grand Rockingham, NC Dean Combs 50
28 February 1976
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Winter Haven, FL Frank Johnson
28 February 1981
Sonny Easley Memorial Bakersfield, CA Jimmy Insolo 100
28 February 1981
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Rockingham, NC Dave Marcis 197
28 February 1982
Kraco CRA Sprint Car Series [[Imperial County Fairgrounds|]] Chuck Gurney
28 February 1982
V8 Supercars Series Melbourne, VIC, Australia Dick Johnson 50
28 February 1986
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Phoenix, AZ Jeff Swindell
28 February 1987
Firestone California Racing Association [[Imperial Fairgrounds|]] Mike Sweeney
28 February 1987
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Fremont, CA Steve Kinser
28 February 1988
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Hickory, NC Mike Alexander 200
28 February 1988
NASCAR Australian Exhibition Melbourne, VIC, Australia Neil Bonnett 280
28 February 1990
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Hanford, CA Steve Kinser
28 February 1993
V8 Supercars Series Annangrove, NSW, Australia Peter Doulman 11
28 February 1993
NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Phoenix, AZ Doug George 50
28 February 1993
V8 Supercars Series Annangrove, NSW, Australia John Bowe 28
28 February 1993
USAC True Value Silver Crown Series Phoenix, AZ Mike Bliss 50
28 February 1993
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rockingham, NC Rusty Wallace 492
28 February 1993
V8 Supercars Series Annangrove, NSW, Australia Dick Johnson 11
28 February 1998
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Las Vegas, NV Mark Kinser
28 February 1998
Sprint Car Racing Association Perris, CA Rip Williams
28 February 1998
NASCAR Busch Series Las Vegas, NV Jimmy Spencer 200
28 February 1999
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Woodstock, GA Dale McDowell 100
28 February 1999
Southern All Star Asphalt Series Birmingham, AL Ronnie Sanders
28 February 2001
NASCAR Winston West Series Las Vegas, NV Mark Reed 300
28 February 2002
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Las Vegas, NV Johnny Herrera
28 February 2003
O'Reilly World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Las Vegas, NV Tim Shaffer
28 February 2003
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Magnolia, MS Mike Boland
28 February 2004
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Southern Division Lakeland, FL Clay Rogers 250
28 February 2004
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Perris, CA Jason Meyers
28 February 2004
FASCAR Pro Modified Tour Inverness, FL Wayne Jefferson
28 February 2004
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Magnolia, MS David Ashley, Jr.
28 February 2008
Western Allstars Late Model Series Las Vegas, NV Jimmy Mars
28 February 2008
Lucas Oil USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Las Vegas, NV Blake Miller 30
28 February 2009
NASCAR Nationwide Series Las Vegas, NV Greg Biffle 209
28 February 2009
Speedcar Series [[Dubai Autodrome|]] Jean Alesi 24
28 February 2009
USAC National Sprint Car Series
Lucas Oil USAC CRA Sprint Car Series
Perris, CA Rickie Gaunt 30
28 February 2009
Late Model River Series Blythe, CA Mark Schriner
28 February 2009
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Justin, TX Rob Litton
28 February 2009
Late Model River Series Blythe, CA Austin Murphy
28 February 2010
Southern Regional Racing Series Glencoe, AL Ray Cook
28 February 2010
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Las Vegas, NV Jimmie Johnson 267
28 February 2014
NASCAR Toyota Series Phoenix, AZ Daniel Suarez 120
28 February 2014
USMTS Mesilla Valley Transportation Gulf Coast Border Regional Series Las Cruces, NM Johnny Scott 40
28 February 2014
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series Adelaide, SA, Australia Ashley Walsh 24
28 February 2014
USAC Honda Western Midget Championship Peoria, AZ R.J. Johnson
28 February 2014
V8 Ute Racing Series Adelaide, SA, Australia David Sieders 9
28 February 2015
Lucas Oil Modified Series Bakersfield, CA Dylan Cappello 75
28 February 2015
V8 Supercars Series Adelaide, SA, Australia Jamie Whincup 33
28 February 2015
V8 Supercars Series Adelaide, SA, Australia Fabian Coulthard 39
28 February 2015
Dunlop V8 Supercar Series Adelaide, SA, Australia Paul Dumbrell 18
28 February 2015
V8 Ute Racing Series Adelaide, SA, Australia Ryal Harris 8
28 February 2015
NASCAR XFINITY Series Hampton, GA Kevin Harvick 163
28 February 2015
USMTS Mesilla Valley Transportation Gulf Coast Border Regional Series El Paso, TX Rodney Sanders 50
28 February 2015
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Hampton, GA Matt Crafton 130
28 February 2016
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hampton, GA Jimmie Johnson 330
28 February 2016
SRL Winter Showdown Bakersfield, CA Bubba Pollard 250
28 February 2016
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Cochran, GA Casey Roberts 50
28 February 2016
Speedway Motors-Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars presented by Hoseheads Abbottstown, PA Greg Hodnett 30
28 February 2016
NeSmith Late Model RockAuto.com Winter Shootout Series Cochran, GA Riley Hickman 50
28 February 2018
World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Las Vegas, NV Sheldon Haudenschild 30
28 February 2018
USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series Special Event
USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Special Event
Las Vegas, NV Dennis Gile 25
DRIVERS BORN ON February 28
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Bill Shirey Detroit, MI February 28, 1932
Billy Wade Houston, TX February 28, 1930 January 5, 1965
Blaine Perkins Bakersfield, CA February 28, 2000
Brandon Gdovic Yorktown, VA February 28, 1992
Brett Edwards Yucaipa, CA February 28, 1985
Bruce Buckwalter, Jr. Royersford, PA February 28, 1985
Butch Leitzinger State College, PA February 28, 1969
Darryl Hayes King, NC February 28, 1963
David Sear La Jolla, CA February 28, 1954
Dick Richter , February 28, 1925
Greg Roes Croghan, NY February 28, 1977
Gyorgy Makai Budapest, Hungary February 28, 1985
Jack Hawksworth Bradford, England February 28, 1991
Jay Hedgecock High Point, NC February 28, 1955
Jeff Scofield Plant City, FL February 28, 1978
Jimmy Mars Menomonie, WI February 28, 1972
Joe Gaerte Rochester, IN February 28, 1966
John Kenney Poquoson, VA February 28, 1943
John Ovadal, Jr. Watertown, WI February 28, 1977
Kady Adelman Salem, OR February 28, 1995
Larry Partin Santa Ana, CA February 28, 1960
Mario Andretti Nazareth, PA February 28, 1940
Nicolas Minassian Marseilles, France February 28, 1973
Ray Guss, Sr. Coal Valley, IL February 28, 1940 November 21, 2013
Richard Callihan Flatwoods, KY February 28, 1961
Robin Liddell Edinburgh, Scotland February 28, 1974
Sebastien Bourdais LeMans, France February 28, 1976
Thomas Praytor Mobile, AL February 28, 1990
Trevin Aswarnauth Loganville, GA February 28, 1997
Wendell Chavous Hephzibah, GA February 28, 1985