January 3 History
RACES HELD ON January 3
Date Series Track Winner Laps
3 January 1956
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Art Bisch
3 January 1959
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Winston-Salem, NC Carl Burris 200
3 January 1959
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Chuck Weyant
3 January 1960
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Chuck Weyant
3 January 1971
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Jimmy Caruthers
3 January 1971
Orange Blossom 100 West Palm Beach, FL Donnie Allison 100
3 January 1982
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Dick Pole
3 January 1987
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Jack Cook 100
3 January 1988
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Sam Isenhower
3 January 1998
Florida Pro Series
Red Eye 100
Samsula, FL David Russell 125
3 January 2004
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL B.J. McLeod 100
3 January 2009
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Tim Russell 125
3 January 2014
Moyle Engines Late Model USA Invasion Tour
Hoosier Racing Tire Pro Dirt Series
Collie, WAU, Australia Steve Francis 30
3 January 2015
Red Eye PLM Samsula, FL Spencer Davis 50
3 January 2015
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Bubba Pollard 100
3 January 2015
Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Somerton, AZ Kyle Larson 30
3 January 2017
Australian Speedcar Grand Prix Granville, NSW, Australia Nathan Smee 30
3 January 2017
NSW Late Models Granville, NSW, Australia Devin Moran 30
3 January 2018
World Series Sprintcars Archerfield, QLD, Australia Donny Schatz 30
3 January 2018
United Truck Parts International Midget Series Western Springs, Auckland Region, New Zealand Kyle Larson 50
3 January 2019
United Truck Parts International Midget Series Western Springs, Auckland Region, New Zealand Kyle Larson 39
DRIVERS BORN ON January 3
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Allen Heath Saskatoon, SK January 3, 1918 March 6, 1981
Andy Pierce Gardena, CA January 3, 1923 July 14, 2002
Babe Branscombe Nottingham, NH January 3, 1954
Bryan Nuckles Canal Winchester, OH January 3, 1981
Bryant Trim Plattsburgh, NY January 3, 1985
Cody Lane Port Richey, FL January 3, 1996
Coo Coo Marlin Columbia, TN January 3, 1932 August 14, 2005
Danny Letner Downey, CA January 3, 1928
David Triplett, Jr. Durham, NC January 3, 1980
Dennis Erb Carpentersville, IL January 3, 1954 August 11, 1997
Didier Bec Reims, France January 3, 1963
Evan Noyes, Jr. Cedarville, MI January 3, 1943
Fred Phillips Greenville, SC January 3, 1949
Jack Clarke Effingham, England January 3, 1988
James Butler Niles, MI January 3, 1965
Jeff Rocco Wallingford, CT January 3, 1985
Joe Littlejohn Spartanburg, SC January 3, 1908 July 29, 1989
Keith Rocco Wallingford, CT January 3, 1985
Kevin Atkins Warsaw, IN January 3, 1972
Mark Harding West Chester, PA January 3, 1950
Matt Hall Spokane, WA January 3, 1980
Matthew Kiner Aurora, NE January 3, 1982
Michael Strother San Angelo, TX January 3, 1967
Mickey McGreevey Hayward, CA January 3, 1926
Mike Stevens Riverview, NB January 3, 1983 August 4, 2013
Nick Uhrig Warwick, RI January 3, 1980
P.J. Kondra Saskatoon, SK January 3, 1980
Peter Lack Withcott, QLD January 3, 1971
Presley Truedson Kennedy, MN January 3, 2002
Ray Hooper, Jr. Palmdale, CA January 3, 1963 February 19, 2011
Robbie Ferguson Jonesborough, TN January 3, 1961
Roger Raymond Bernardston, MA January 3, 1941
Ronnie Rihn Bloomer, WI January 3, 1991
Roy Tyner Red Springs, NC January 3, 1934 February 23, 1989
Steve Belletto Modesto, CA January 3, 1965
Tom Umbenhauer Richland, PA January 3, 1965
Tony Eury, Jr. Kannapolis, NC January 3, 1973
Tyler Thomas Penryn, CA January 3, 1993
Wilbur Pickett Daytona Beach, FL January 3, 1930 October 6, 1974
Willy T. Ribbs San Jose, CA January 3, 1955