January 31 History
RACES HELD ON January 31
Date Series Track Winner Laps
31 January 1954
AAA Stock Car Series Gardena, CA George Fleming 200
31 January 1960
NASCAR Modified National Championship Woodstock, GA Briar Johnson
31 January 1960
NASCAR Compact Division Daytona Beach, FL Marvin Panch 10
31 January 1960
NASCAR Compact Division Daytona Beach, FL Marvin Panch 20
31 January 1960
Daytona 500 Pole Race Daytona Beach, FL Cotton Owens 10
31 January 1960
Daytona 500 Pole Race Daytona Beach, FL Jack Smith 10
31 January 1965
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Les Scott
31 January 1971
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Jacksonville, FL Eldon Yarbrough 40
31 January 1982
Copper World Classic Phoenix, AZ Rick Carelli 50
31 January 1987
All Star Circuit of Champions Barberville, FL Bobby Davis, Jr.
31 January 1987
All Star Circuit of Champions Late Model Series Gibsonton, FL Kevin Gundaker
31 January 1987
All Star Circuit of Champions Late Model Series Gibsonton, FL Jack Boggs
31 January 1992
All Star Circuit of Champions Late Model Series Gibsonton, FL Ken Nosbisch
31 January 1992
Club All Star Circuit of Champions Jacksonville, FL Johnny Mackison, Jr.
31 January 1997
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Phoenix, AZ Sammy Swindell
31 January 1997
American Sprint Car Series Jacksonville, FL Lee Scrape
31 January 1998
Sprint Car Racing Association Phoenix, AZ J.J. Yeley 30
31 January 1998
Orange Blossom 100 Samsula, FL Jack Cook 100
31 January 2003
Lucas Oil Products Triple Crown Championship Series Pooler, GA Ray Cook 40
31 January 2004
Georgia State Triple Crown Series Pooler, GA Chub Frank 50
31 January 2006
O'Reilly Sprint Bandits Tour 'N Topless Gibsonton, FL Brady Short 25
31 January 2006
USAC Florida Ford Focus Midget Car Series Gibsonton, FL Ryan Smith 20
31 January 2006
O'Reilly Sprint Bandits Tour 'N Topless Gibsonton, FL Brady Short 25
31 January 2006
USAC Florida Ford Focus Midget Car Series Gibsonton, FL Mike Ward 20
31 January 2006
O'Reilly Sprint Bandits Tour 'N Topless Gibsonton, FL Cory Kruseman 25
31 January 2007
Southern All Stars East Series
Super Bowl of Racing
Waynesville, GA Donnie Moran 20
31 January 2008
O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour
King of the 360s
Gibsonton, FL Kenny Adams 25
31 January 2009
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Touring Series Columbus, MS Ronnie Johnson 40
31 January 2009
O'Reilly Southern All Star Racing Series
Super Bowl of Racing
Waynesville, GA Randle Chupp 50
31 January 2009
Super Bowl of Racing Waynesville, GA Jimmy Owens 25
31 January 2009
ASCS Rebel Region Gibsonton, FL Jesse Hockett 40
31 January 2009
Late Model River Series Blythe, CA Mark Schriner
31 January 2009
O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions Zuber, FL Terry McCarl 30
31 January 2009
National Late Model Series Waynesville, GA William Thomas 30
31 January 2010
SpeedFest Super Late Model 200 Braselton, GA Kyle Busch 250
31 January 2010
SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125 Braselton, GA Greg Simpson 150
31 January 2010
Exhibition Races on The Third Turn Welkom, Free State John Mickel 207
31 January 2010
Gamblers Classic Atlantic City, NJ Lou Cicconi, Jr.
31 January 2010
PASS National Championship Super Late Model Series Samsula, FL Brad Leighton 150
31 January 2013
Fastrak Racing Series City Chevrolet Southeast Tour
Crate Late Model Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL Mark Whitener 30
31 January 2013
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Touring Series Zuber, FL Kyle Bronson 40
31 January 2015
UMP Modified Winternationals Gibsonton, FL Nick Hoffman 75
31 January 2015
Cabin Fever 40 Ringgold, GA Riley Hickman 40
31 January 2015
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Touring Series
NeSmith Late Model World Championship
Zuber, FL Walker Arthur 100
31 January 2015
Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Gibsonton, FL Matt Kurtz 25
31 January 2015
Gamblers Classic Atlantic City, NJ Erick Rudolph 40
31 January 2015
All Star Stock Car Series Lake City, FL Michael Davis 30
31 January 2016
Sunshine State Modified Tour
Modified Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL Roger Crouse 30
31 January 2016
SpeedFest Super Late Model 200 Cordele, GA Bubba Pollard 201
31 January 2016
SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125 Cordele, GA John Hunter Nemechek 125
31 January 2016
Crate Winternationals Ellisville, FL Kyle Bronson 50
31 January 2019
Top Gun Sprint Series
Speed Week Challenge
Gibsonton, FL A.J. Maddox 25
31 January 2019
Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 Zuber, FL Tim Shaffer 30
31 January 2019
Stingray Performance Parts Crate Late Model Winternationals Gibsonton, FL Steven Mathis, Jr. 30
31 January 2019
Dirts 4 Racing Florida Mini Sprint Action Zuber, FL Zak Gorski 20
DRIVERS BORN ON January 31
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
A.J. Hicks Grayson, KY January 31, 1994
Bobby Booth Hapeville, GA January 31, 1935 February 8, 2011
Brownie King Johnson City, TN January 31, 1934
Buddy Rice Phoenix, AZ January 31, 1976
Butch Jarvis Blountville, TN January 31, 1962
Chad Guinn Monroe, MI January 31, 1974
Chris Scribner Loomis, CA January 31, 1983
Cory McClenathan Anaheim, CA January 31, 1963
Dillon Thompson Campbell, NE January 31, 1993
Ed Samples Atlanta, GA January 31, 1921 June 10, 1991
Freddy Adam Kutztown, PA January 31, 1931 February 1, 2013
G.T. Tallas Sun Valley, CA January 31, 1944
Gary Herrin Spokane, WA January 31, 1959
J.P. Morgan Ether, NC January 31, 1976
Jerick Johnson Faribault, MN January 31, 1980
Jerry Wood Sun Prairie, WI January 31, 1952
Johnny Scarborough Bomoseen, VT January 31, 1970
Joseph Hughs Springfield, IL January 31, 1995
Jyrki Juhani Järvilehto Espoo, Finland January 31, 1966
Kelly Moore Scarborough, ME January 31, 1959
Larry Wilcox Denver, NC January 31, 1961
Lloyd Gillie E. Holden, ME January 31, 1943 August 10, 2013
Luke Oldfield Highland Park, QUE January 31, 1985
Nolan Swift Syracuse, NY January 31, 1923 March 27, 2004
Rick Wilson Bartow, FL January 31, 1953
Rocky Breezer Portage, WI January 31, 1953
Ryan Winter Galt, CA January 31, 1988
Scott Lagasse, Jr. St. Augustine, FL January 31, 1981
Tommy Lane Muskegon, MI January 31, 1929 December 26, 2008
Trey Craig Louisville, KY January 31, 1997