February 26 History
RACES HELD ON February 26
Date Series Track Winner Laps
26 February 1955
NASCAR Modified National Championship Hallandale, FL Rod Perry
26 February 1956
NASCAR Grand National Daytona Beach, FL Tim Flock 37
26 February 1960
NASCAR Modified National Championship Miami, FL Ernie Reeves
26 February 1961
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Daytona Beach, FL Marvin Panch 200
26 February 1966
NASCAR Modified National Championship Daytona Beach, FL Curtis Turner 120
26 February 1966
California Racing Association Imperial, CA Bob Hogle
26 February 1967
NASCAR Grand National Daytona Beach, FL Mario Andretti 200
26 February 1967
California Racing Association Imperial, CA Don Thomas
26 February 1977
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Richmond, VA Jack Ingram 150
26 February 1978
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Hickory, NC Jack Ingram
26 February 1978
NASCAR Modified National Championship Hickory, NC Geoffrey Bodine
26 February 1978
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Richmond, VA Benny Parsons 400
26 February 1983
NASCAR Budweiser Late Model Sportsman Series Richmond, VA Sam Ard 150
26 February 1984
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Richmond, VA Ricky Rudd 400
26 February 1984
California Racing Association Imperial, CA Eddie Wirth
26 February 1986
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Hanford, CA Brad Doty
26 February 1989
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies Western Midget Car Series [[Arco Arena|]] Tommy White
26 February 1989
NASCAR Winston All-American Challenge Series Bradenton, FL Dave Mader, III
26 February 1989
United Sprint Association Pooler, GA Doug Wolfgang
26 February 1994
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Rockingham, NC Terry Labonte 197
26 February 1994
Sprint Car Racing Association [[Imperial Raceway|]] Ron Shuman
26 February 1994
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Waycross, GA Scott Bloomquist
26 February 1995
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rockingham, NC Jeff Gordon 492
26 February 1995
V8 Supercars Series Launceston, TAS, Australia Peter Brock 38
26 February 1995
Southern All Star Asphalt Series Birmingham, AL Mike Harmon
26 February 1995
V8 Supercars Series Launceston, TAS, Australia John Bowe 38
26 February 1999
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Phoenix, AZ Tyler Walker 20
26 February 2000
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series Lakeland, FL Andy Thurman 202
26 February 2000
NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series Homestead, FL Scott Hansen 100
26 February 2000
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Perris, CA Danny Lasoski 30
26 February 2000
NASCAR Busch Series Rockingham, NC Mark Martin 197
26 February 2000
SARA BMD Title Loan Late Model Series Lakeland, FL Joe Boyd 50
26 February 2000
Southern Pro Truck Series Inverness, FL Scott Bramlett 75
26 February 2000
Southeast Motorsports Dirt Racing Series Waycross, GA Chris Madden 75
26 February 2000
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Homestead, FL Andy Houston 167
26 February 2001
Fastruck Pro Touring Series Bradenton, FL James Glover
26 February 2001
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rockingham, NC Steve Park 393
26 February 2005
NASCAR Busch Series Fontana, CA Mark Martin 150
26 February 2005
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Southern Division Lakeland, FL Shane Huffman 250
26 February 2005
FASCAR Pro Modified Tour Inverness, FL Wayne Anderson 100
26 February 2005
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Oildale, CA Craig Dollansky 35
26 February 2006
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Fontana, CA Matt Kenseth 251
26 February 2009
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Las Vegas, NV Donny Schatz 31
26 February 2010
V8 Supercars Series Manama, Bahrain Jamie Whincup 37
26 February 2010
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Las Vegas, NV Jason Meyers 30
26 February 2010
ASCS Rebel Region Gibsonton, FL Tim Shaffer 25
26 February 2011
NASCAR Nationwide Series Phoenix, AZ Kyle Busch 200
26 February 2011
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Touring Series Gibsonton, FL Phillip Cobb 50
26 February 2011
Florida United Promoters Late Model Series Bradenton, FL Anthony Campi 100
26 February 2011
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Baytown, TX Sammy Swindell 40
26 February 2015
USMTS Mesilla Valley Transportation Gulf Coast Border Regional Series El Paso, TX Austin Arneson 30
26 February 2015
AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship Gibsonton, FL Kevin Thomas, Jr. 30
26 February 2016
ENZED World Series Sprintcars
AHG Sprintcar Series
Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Daniel Harding 25
26 February 2016
World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Paige, TX Brad Sweet 30
26 February 2017
Summit Racing USMTS Southern Region presented by Production Jars Greenville, MS Ricky Thornton, Jr. 40
26 February 2017
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona Beach, FL Kurt Busch 200
DRIVERS BORN ON February 26
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Andy Galgoci Mt. Pleasant, MI February 26, 1993
Brad Coleman Houston, TX February 26, 1988
Chris Herbison Mallorytown, ON February 26, 1973
Christopher Zoechling Vienna, Austria February 26, 1988
Destiny Klym Weyburn, SK February 26, 1997
Don Biederman Port Credit, ON February 26, 1940 May 31, 1999
Don Puskarich Garden Grove, CA February 26, 1939
Dustin Nobbe Batesville, IN February 26, 1996
Greg Fahey St, Stephen, NB February 26, 1978
Jesse Bousquet Montpelier, VT February 26, 1981
Joe Zampa Napa, CA February 26, 1978
John Fletcher Ancaster, ON February 26, 1967
Ken Schroeder Jamestown, NY February 26, 1911 June 8, 1996
Kertus Davis Gaffney, SC February 26, 1981
Lee Langford Commerce, GA February 26, 1970
Mario Clouser Springfield, IL February 26, 1989
Michael Jacobs Stamford, NY February 26, 1948
Mike Keeler Danbury, CT February 26, 1986
Nick Aiuto Camp Verde, AZ February 26, 1991
P.J. Gargiulo Morton, PA February 26, 1979
Paul Hartwig, Jr. Freehold, NJ February 26, 1991
Peter Brock Richmond, VIC February 26, 1945 September 8, 2006
Richard Cummings Beverley, MA February 26, 1924
Ryan Fischer Surrey, BC February 26, 1989
Terry Cook Sandusky, OH February 26, 1968
Terry Mason, Jr. Birmingham, AL February 26, 1972
Tucker Miller Wausau, WI February 26, 1986
Tyler Brown Monroe, GA February 26, 1986
Tyler Peterson Lake Geneva, WI February 26, 1992