January 2 History
RACES HELD ON January 2
Date Series Track Winner Laps
2 January 1955
NASCAR Modified National Championship West Palm Beach, FL Rags Carter
2 January 1956
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Gardena, CA Jim Reed 200
2 January 1956
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Winston-Salem, NC Curtis Turner
2 January 1960
NASCAR Modified National Championship Hallandale, FL Bobby Allison 50
2 January 1972
Orange Blossom 100 West Palm Beach, FL Paul Connors 100
2 January 1977
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Bill Engelhart
2 January 1983
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Todd Forbes
2 January 1993
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Randy Weaver 100
2 January 1999
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Jack Cook 100
2 January 2010
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Rich Clouser 100
2 January 2010
Hedman Hedders National Late Model Series Cochran, GA William Thomas
2 January 2012
UltraTune Morley USA Invasion Tour
R2C Competition Filters Pro Dirt Series
Manjimup, WAU, Australia Jeremy Payne 30
2 January 2015
Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Somerton, AZ Paul McMahan 30
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - 1200cc Non-Wing Mini Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Brady Bacon
2 January 2016
Red Eye PLM Samsula, FL Mike Skinner 100
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - ECOtec Midget Division Tulsa, OK Chris Andrews
2 January 2016
ENZED World Series Sprintcars Allansford, VIC, Australia Jamie Veal 35
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - 1200cc Winged Mini Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Brady Bacon
2 January 2016
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Cole Anderson 100
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - Junior Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Ryder Laplante
2 January 2016
AHG Sprintcar Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia David Priolo 30
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - Stock Non-Wing Division Tulsa, OK Jonathan Beason
2 January 2016
Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Somerton, AZ Kyle Larson 30
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - Restricted A-Class Division Tulsa, OK Noah Gass
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - Winged A-Class Division Tulsa, OK Miles Paulus
2 January 2016
Len Sammons Productions Indoor Auto Racing Series Allentown, PA Erick Rudolph 40
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - Winged Outlaw Division Tulsa, OK Brady Bacon
2 January 2016
Tulsa Shootout - Non-Wing Outlaw Division Tulsa, OK Chris Andrews
2 January 2019
New Zealand Saloon Championship Meeanee, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Ethan Cook 45
DRIVERS BORN ON January 2
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
A.J. Winstead Bon Air, VA January 2, 1965
Adam Gay Dublin, GA January 2, 1989
Buddy Gainey Grand Rapids, MI January 2, 1970
Chris Ratterree Nampa, ID January 2, 1978
Dale Fischlein Independence, IA January 2, 1960
Dana LaLiberte Indianapolis, IN January 2, 1973
Dave Stacy Spring Valley, OH January 2, 1965
Donny Paul Berrien Springs, MI January 2, 1961
Eric Caudell Piedmont, OK January 2, 1967
Grant Adcox Chattanooga, TN January 2, 1950 November 19, 1989
Jeremy Tibben Red Oak, IA January 2, 1977
Jerry Robertson Denver, CO January 2, 1962
Jimmy Cope Pinellas Park, FL January 2, 1958
Jimmy Price Oxford, GA January 2, 1959
John Linville Kernersville, NC January 2, 1943 November 1, 2005
Mike Galajda Fenton, MI January 2, 1976
Morris Coffman Plainfield, IN January 2, 1955
Robby Gordon Cerritos, CA January 2, 1969