December 31 History
RACES HELD ON December 31
Date Series Track Winner Laps
31 December 1960
USAC National Midget Car Series [[Freedom Hall|]] Dick Northam
31 December 1961
USAC National Midget Car Series Gardena, CA Parnelli Jones
31 December 1967
Orange Blossom 100 West Palm Beach, FL Donnie Allison 100
31 December 2005
Sprint Car Racing League Tucson, AZ Johnny Herrera
31 December 2006
JJ & B Late Model River Series Lake Havasu City, AZ Scott Gafforini
31 December 2006
Pre-Hangover 150 Groveton, NH Floyd Bennett, Jr. 150
31 December 2010
Rumble in Fort Wayne - Midget Division Fort Wayne, IN Jim Anderson 60
31 December 2011
Rumble in Fort Wayne - Midget Division Fort Wayne, IN Tony Stewart 50
31 December 2011
Pre-Hangover 150 Groveton, NH Jeff Ainsworth
31 December 2012
Coffee Cup Providence, RI Ted Christopher 40
31 December 2016
Hangover Seymour, TN Ray Cook 40
31 December 2016
Super Sedan Summer Tour Charlton, QLD, Australia Darren Kane 40
31 December 2016
Indoor Auto Racing Championship Fueled By VP Racing Allentown, PA Ryan Flores 40
31 December 2016
Rumble in Fort Wayne - Midget Division Fort Wayne, IN Kyle Hamilton 50
31 December 2016
Larry Moyer Memorial Pinellas Park, FL Becca Monopoli 81
31 December 2017
Brims Concrete Super Sedan Series Charlton, QLD, Australia Matthew Pascoe 40
31 December 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Winged Outlaw Division Tulsa, OK Christopher Bell
31 December 2017
Tulsa Shootout - ECOtec Midget Division Tulsa, OK Kyle Jones
31 December 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Non-Wing Outlaw Division Tulsa, OK Jason McDougal
31 December 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Restricted A-Class Division Tulsa, OK Corey Day
31 December 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Stock Non-Wing Division Tulsa, OK Jason McDougal
31 December 2017
Tulsa Shootout - 1200cc Winged Mini Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Anton Hernandez
31 December 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Winged A-Class Division Tulsa, OK Jason McDougal
31 December 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Junior Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Ryan Timms
DRIVERS BORN ON December 31
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Alan Pinsonneault Windsor, ON December 31, 1978
Bob Gilder Corvallis, OR December 31, 1950
Brad Sweet Grass Valley, CA December 31, 1985
Chase Viebrock New Richmond, WI December 31, 1998
Dale Prunty Allenton, WI December 31, 1977
Daniel Connor Auckland, New Zealand December 31, 1993
Emily Packard East Montpelier, VT December 31, 1996
Gene Sutton Austin, IN December 31, 1933 February 23, 2017
J.P. Bailey Fort Worth, TX December 31, 1979
Jim Field Lisbon, ME December 31, 1957
John Wes Townley Watkinsville, GA December 31, 1989
Jules Gounon Lyon, France December 31, 1994
Keith Lamell Essex Junction, VT December 31, 1969
Max Lagod Barrington Hills, IL December 31, 1969 March 12, 2011
Mike Reavis Grand Rapids, MI December 31, 1957
Paul Ritchie Harrison Township, MI December 31, 1963
Philip Duffie Augusta, GA December 31, 1953
Rudy Boetticher, Jr. Totowa, NJ December 31, 1964
Ryan Blaney High Point, NC December 31, 1993
Stephen Beattie Stowe, VT December 31, 1960
Thomas Lechlider Silver Spring, MD December 31, 1916 December 31, 1997
Tony Kanaan Salvador, Brazil December 31, 1974