March 16 History
RACES HELD ON March 16
Date Series Track Winner Laps
16 March 1947
California Roadster Association [[Corona Show Grounds|]] Jack McGrath
16 March 1955
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Hallandale, FL Fred Schweikert
16 March 1957
USAC Tangerine Tournament Midget Series Fort Pierce, FL Leroy Warriner
16 March 1958
NASCAR Grand National Wilson, NC Lee Petty 200
16 March 1958
NASCAR Convertible Division North Wilkesboro, NC Billy Myers 160
16 March 1962
MARC Racing Series Pilot Knob, TX Dick Hutcherson 200
16 March 1963
NASCAR Modified National Championship Savannah, GA Dink Widenhouse 100
16 March 1963
MARC Racing Series Pilot Knob, TX Bob Reynolds 100
16 March 1965
ARCA Racing Series Pilot Knob, TX Jack Bowsher 100
16 March 1969
NASCAR Grand National Augusta, GA David Pearson 200
16 March 1969
NASCAR Modified National Championship North Wilkesboro, NC Ray Hendrick
16 March 1969
NASCAR Grand Touring Jefferson, GA Tiny Lund 400
16 March 1969
ASA Stock Car Series Anderson, IN Bob Fields
16 March 1975
V8 Supercars Series Melbourne, VIC, Australia Allan Grice 50
16 March 1975
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bristol, TN Richard Petty 500
16 March 1975
California Racing Association Oildale, CA Rick Goudy
16 March 1980
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hampton, GA Dale Earnhardt 328
16 March 1980
California Racing Association Chula Vista, CA Dean Thompson
16 March 1980
NASCAR Modified National Championship Martinsville, VA Geoffrey Bodine 250
16 March 1980
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Martinsville, VA Mike Porter 250
16 March 1984
World of Outlaws Skoal Bandit Shootout Braselton, GA Sammy Swindell
16 March 1985
USAC Crestliner Vans National Sprint Car Series
California Racing Association
Gardena, CA Eddie Wirth 30
16 March 1985
ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Hampton, GA Kirk Bryant 99
16 March 1986
NASCAR Winston Modified Tour Rougemont, NC Charlie Jarzombek 150
16 March 1986
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Oklahoma City, OK Bobby Davis, Jr.
16 March 1986
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hampton, GA Morgan Shepherd 328
16 March 1988
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Houston, TX Doug Wolfgang
16 March 1990
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Royce City, TX Mark Kinser
16 March 1991
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Chico, CA Brent Kaeding
16 March 1991
ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Hampton, GA Greg Trammell 204
16 March 1991
NASCAR Southwest Tour Bakersfield, CA Mike Chase 100
16 March 1991
USAC Western Midget Car Series [[Imperial Raceway|]] Ron Shuman
16 March 1996
SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Championship Homestead, FL Tommy Kendall 46
16 March 1996
Southern All Star Asphalt Series Montgomery, AL Tim Fryar
16 March 1996
World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Highlands, TX Steve Kinser 30
16 March 1996
NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series Nashville, TN Mike Garvey 208
16 March 1996
Tampa Bay Auto Racing Association Gibsonton, FL Joe Melnick
16 March 1996
Florida Pro Series Ellisville, FL Jimmy Britts
16 March 1996
NASCAR Goody's Dash Series Homestead, FL David Hutto 100
16 March 1997
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Homestead, FL Kenny Irwin, Jr. 167
16 March 1997
NASCAR Busch Series Las Vegas, NV Jeff Green 200
16 March 1997
NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series Homestead, FL Nipper Alsup 50
16 March 2001
Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series Columbus, MS Bill Frye
16 March 2001
Sprint Car Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Richard Griffin 30
16 March 2001
Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup Sebring, FL Boris Said 27
16 March 2001
FASCAR Pro Modified Tour Bithlo, FL Mike Fitch
16 March 2001
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Dennis Duncan
16 March 2002
FASCAR Pro Modified Tour Samsula, FL Tank Tucker
16 March 2002
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Southern Division Pensacola, FL Bobby Gill 250
16 March 2002
UARA STARS Late Model Series Hickory, NC Keith Bumgarner 125
16 March 2002
V8 Supercars Series Adelaide, SA, Australia Mark Skaife 78
16 March 2002
USAC National Midget Series
USAC Western Midget Car Series
Phoenix, AZ Dave Steele
16 March 2002
NASCAR Busch Series Darlington, SC Jeff Burton 147
16 March 2002
Speed Truck Challenge Las Vegas, NV Randy Brown
16 March 2002
Sprint Car Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Jeremy Sherman 40
16 March 2002
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Mesquite, TX Joey Saldana 35
16 March 2002
American Challenge Series Jefferson, GA Dwayne Buggay 125
16 March 2002
UDTRA Pro DirtCar Series Glemora, LA Scott Bloomquist 75
16 March 2002
O'Reilly Southern All Star Racing Series
Shamrock
Cleveland, TN Duayne Hommel
16 March 2003
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Darlington, SC Ricky Craven 293
16 March 2007
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Baytown, TX Donny Schatz 35
16 March 2007
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Hampton, GA Mike Skinner 130
16 March 2007
Bright House Challenge Series Bithlo, FL Jeff Scofield
16 March 2007
O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour Mesquite, TX Wayne Johnson 20
16 March 2007
Saturn of Jackson Super Six Challenge Hattiesburg, MS Mike Boland
16 March 2008
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bristol, TN Jeff Burton 506
16 March 2012
USRA B-Mod Industrial Material Surplus Iron Man Challenge Humboldt, KS Scott Drake
16 March 2012
POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series
POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget Series
Kennedale, TX Brady Bacon 30
16 March 2012
ASCS 305s Region Las Cruces, NM Johnny Herrera
16 March 2012
Race of Champions Dirt Modified Tour Penn Township, PA Duane Howard
16 March 2012
Griffith Truck & Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region China, TX Wayne Johnson 30
16 March 2012
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Tulare, CA Tim Kaeding 35
16 March 2013
ZLOOP Big 10 Challenge Hickory, NC Jesse LeFevers 100
16 March 2013
Dirty Dozen Kenly, NC Mike Rouse 100
16 March 2013
NASCAR Nationwide Series Bristol, TN Kyle Busch 300
16 March 2013
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Phenix City, AL Jonathan Davenport 40
16 March 2013
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Asheboro, NC Jason Myers 153
16 March 2013
Baby Rattler Opp, AL Korey Ruble 125
16 March 2013
Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series Whynot, MS Bub McCool
16 March 2013
SRL Legends Tour Madera, CA Donny St. Ours 35
16 March 2013
PASS South Super Late Model Series Myrtle Beach, SC Kyle Grissom 150
16 March 2013
Florida United Promoters Late Model Series Winter Haven, FL Wayne Anderson 100
16 March 2013
SRL S2 Tour Series Madera, CA Kenny Smith 25
16 March 2013
Ray Cook's Spring Nationals Series Bulls Gap, TN John Blankenship 60
16 March 2013
PASS Pro Late Model Series Myrtle Beach, SC Trevor Noles
16 March 2013
USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series Peoria, AZ R.J. Johnson 30
16 March 2013
World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Tulare, CA Craig Dollansky 35
16 March 2013
Florida United Promoters Legends Series Winter Haven, FL Dakota Baggette
16 March 2013
USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Tulare, CA Ryan Bernal 25
16 March 2013
SRL S2 Tour Series Madera, CA Trevor Huddleston 25
16 March 2013
Dirty Dozen Kenly, NC Lee Pulliam 100
16 March 2013
Smiley's Racing Products ASCS Lone Star Region Kennedale, TX Seth Bergman
16 March 2013
NASCAR K & N Pro Series East Bristol, TN Dylan Kwasniewski 125
16 March 2013
USAC Western Pavement Ignite Midget Series Lake Havasu City, AZ Bryant Dawson 30
16 March 2013
SRL Spears Southwest Tour Series Madera, CA Derek Thorn 151
16 March 2014
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bristol, TN Carl Edwards 503
16 March 2018
Lone Star Dwarf Car Club Elm Mott, TX Chance Hull
16 March 2018
Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by Sawblade.com Mesquite, TX Roger Crockett 25
16 March 2018
IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Sebring, FL Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy 47
16 March 2018
Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama
Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama
Sebring, FL Zacharie Robichon 18
16 March 2018
IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda Sebring, FL Pato O'Ward, Leo Lamelas 45
16 March 2018
USRA B-Mod Out-Pace Iron Man Challenge presented by Pace Performance Humboldt, KS Randy Zimmerman 25
16 March 2018
Delmarva Chargers Georgetown, DE Tanner Marvel 12
16 March 2018
Texas Wing Modified Association Mesquite, TX Brandon Hightower
16 March 2018
Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series Lavonia, GA Clayton Turner 30
16 March 2018
United cc Modified Series Brasstown, NC Ronnie Choate 15
16 March 2018
Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV Brasstown, NC Shane Clanton 40
DRIVERS BORN ON March 16
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Andy Allard Sagle, ID March 16, 1955 August 31, 2006
Austin Barnes Escondido, CA March 16, 1995
Bubba Pollard Senoia, GA March 16, 1987
Chad Stapleton Edinburgh, IN March 16, 1976
Chris Shultz Pawling, NY March 16, 1972
Chris Shultz Holmes, NY March 16, 1972
Dave Glennon Casselton, ND March 16, 1977
Dean Thompson Carson, CA March 16, 1950 October 7, 2003
Donald McIntosh Dawsonville, GA March 16, 1993
Ed Ferree Saxonburg, PA March 16, 1952
Eddie Massengill Goldsboro, NC March 16, 1965
Freddie Taylor, Jr. Abingdon, VA March 16, 1982
Gene Tapia Mobile, AL March 16, 1925 April 12, 2005
Ginny Quinones Pen Argyl, PA March 16, 1988
James Bickford Napa, CA March 16, 1998
Jeff Barry Norwich, CT March 16, 1967
Jerry Cranmer Atlantic City, NJ March 16, 1951
Joe Federico Lakeland, FL March 16, 1963
Josh Byrns Bowling Green, KY March 16, 1988
Julien Penaruiz Paris, France March 16, 1977
Kees Nierop Purmerend, Holland March 16, 1958
Kevin Cywinski Mosinee, WI March 16, 1965
Kevin Gilardoni Gravedona, Italy March 16, 1992
Louis Unser, Jr. Colorado Springs, CO March 16, 1896 October 18, 1979
Mark Kortz Brooklyn, MI March 16, 1965
Mat Williamson St. Catharines, ON March 16, 1990
Matt Frahm North Salem, NH March 16, 1990
Mike Bowman Baldwinsville, NY March 16, 1987
Nelson Canache Caracas, Venezuela March 16, 1978
Pat Hersh Inavale, NE March 16, 1981
Paul Marconi West Valley, UT March 16, 1959
Scott Thomas Byron Center, MI March 16, 1967
Scotty Hubler Coplay, PA March 16, 1992
Sherry Blakley San Antonio, TX March 16, 1962
Vin Esposito Waterbury, CT March 16, 1963
Zach Daum Springfield, IL March 16, 1991