January 23 History
RACES HELD ON January 23
Date Series Track Winner Laps
23 January 1949
NASCAR Modified National Championship Davie, FL Fonty Flock 50
23 January 1955
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Phoenix, AZ Jack Richardson
23 January 1955
NASCAR Modified National Championship West Palm Beach, FL Bobby Johns
23 January 1966
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Grand National
Riverside, CA Dan Gurney 185
23 January 1972
NASCAR Winston Cup Series
NASCAR Winston West Series
Riverside, CA Richard Petty 149
23 January 1972
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Jacksonville, FL Wayne Shugart 40
23 January 1983
USAC National Midget Car Series Dayton, OH Dana Carter
23 January 1999
World Series Sprintcars Granville, NSW, Australia David Anderson 30
23 January 1999
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Danny Peoples 50
23 January 1999
USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series Orlando, FL Mike Bliss 50
23 January 2000
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Terry English 50
23 January 2008
UMP Late Models
Super Bowl of Racing
Waynesville, GA Jimmy Owens 50
23 January 2008
National Late Model Series Waynesville, GA Shane Williams
23 January 2009
Speedcar Series Sakhir, Bahrain Jean Alesi 19
23 January 2010
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Touring Series Columbus, MS William Thomas 40
23 January 2016
Racin' Tyres and Accessories Late Model Pro Dirt Series Albany, WAU, Australia Kodee Brown 30
23 January 2016
Orange Blossom 100 Samsula, FL Cole Anderson 100
23 January 2016
Ice Breaker 50 Clewiston, FL Shan Smith 50
23 January 2016
Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic Preliminary Allansford, VIC, Australia Jamie Veal 30
23 January 2019
Street Stock Winternationals Gibsonton, FL Dennis Williams 15
23 January 2019
Modified Winternationals Gibsonton, FL Bryan Bernhardt 25
23 January 2019
Queensland AMCA Nationals Title Archerfield, QLD, Australia Tony Blanch 30
DRIVERS BORN ON January 23
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Austin Nason Roscoe, IL January 23, 1996
Austin Theriault Fort Kent, ME January 23, 1994
Brad Hietala Ellington, CT January 23, 1954
Brent Kirchner La Crosse, WI January 23, 1971
Brian Cranmer Howell, NJ January 23, 1985
Cole Custer Ladera Ranch, CA January 23, 1998
Don Whittington Lubbock, TX January 23, 1946
Ernie Francis, Jr. Dania, FL January 23, 1998
Geoff Boisjolie Easthampton, MA January 23, 1991
Henry Cooper Star, MS January 23, 1973
Herb Drugg Troy, NH January 23, 1974
Jason Agugliaro Islip, NY January 23, 1985
Jerry Bell Sachse, TX January 23, 1969
Jerry Bell, Jr. Sachse, TX January 23, 1969
Jerry Grant Escondido, CA January 23, 1935 August 12, 2012
Jim Woltanski Grand Rapids, MI January 23, 1975
Jimmy Mann, Jr. Greenville, SC January 23, 1978
Joe Masessa Franklin Lakes, NJ January 23, 1960
John Raupp Reedsburg, WI January 23, 1978
Jonathan Bomarito Monterey, CA January 23, 1982
Joshua Pitt Stockbridge, GA January 23, 1973
Kyle Cooper Rennselaer, IN January 23, 1979
Leslie Law Alpharetta, GA January 23, 1985
Major Melton Lilesville, NC January 23, 1930
Marty Asher Jeffersonville, IN January 23, 1963
Mike Wirth Cornelius, NC January 23, 1984
Oren Remick Warner, NH January 23, 1971
Paul Namey Belmont, MI January 23, 1958
Richard Hauck Dearborn Heights, MI January 23, 1963
Robert Georgiades Colchester, CT January 23, 1964
Scott Dennis Edmonton, AB January 23, 1987
Steve Hatley Chapel Hill, NC January 23, 1967
Terry Byers Wollongong, Australia January 23, 1950
Tom Harrington Shreveport, LA January 23, 1949