February 5 History
RACES HELD ON February 5
Date Series Track Winner Laps
5 February 1950
NASCAR Grand National Daytona Beach, FL Harold Kite 48
5 February 1955
NASCAR Modified National Championship Hallandale, FL Rod Perry
5 February 1956
USAC Florida Winter Sprint Championship West Palm Beach, FL Bob Sweikert
5 February 1961
USAC Stock Car Series Phoenix, AZ Paul Goldsmith 100
5 February 1972
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Jacksonville, FL Sam Sommers 40
5 February 1983
World of Outlaws Skoal Bandit Shootout Jacksonville, FL Jeff Swindell
5 February 1984
All Star Circuit of Champions Late Model Series Gibsonton, FL Jack Boggs
5 February 1984
All Star Circuit of Champions Late Model Series Gibsonton, FL Freddy Smith
5 February 1986
All Star Circuit of Champions Gibsonton, FL Rocky Hodges
5 February 1987
All Star Circuit of Champions Gibsonton, FL Bobby Davis, Jr. 25
5 February 1988
All Star Circuit of Champions Barberville, FL Jimmy Sills
5 February 1988
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Tampa, FL Mark Kinser
5 February 1989
USAC Valvoline Silver Crown Series Phoenix, AZ Ken Schrader 50
5 February 1989
All Star Circuit of Champions Jacksonville, FL Frankie Kerr
5 February 1989
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies Western Midget Car Series Phoenix, AZ Rich Vogler
5 February 1991
All Star Circuit of Champions Late Model Series Ellisville, FL Eddie Carrier
5 February 1993
Club All Star Circuit of Champions Zuber, FL Johnny Mackison, Jr.
5 February 1994
Club All Star Circuit of Champions Jacksonville, FL Terry McCarl
5 February 1994
Sprint Car Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Ron Shuman
5 February 1994
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series St. Augustine, FL Scott Bloomquist
5 February 1995
USAC Skoal Western Midget Car Series Phoenix, AZ Dan Drinan
5 February 1995
V8 Supercars Series Melbourne, VIC, Australia Larry Perkins 28
5 February 1995
USAC True Value Silver Crown Series Phoenix, AZ Mike Bliss 50
5 February 1995
NASCAR SuperTruck Series by Craftsman Phoenix, AZ Mike Skinner 80
5 February 1995
NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Phoenix, AZ Ron Hornaday, Jr. 50
5 February 1995
USAC Skoal National Midget Car Series
USAC Skoal Western Midget Car Series
Phoenix, AZ Dan Drinan 25
5 February 1995
V8 Supercars Series Melbourne, VIC, Australia John Bowe 28
5 February 1997
Frigidaire All Star Circuit of Champions Barberville, FL Terry McCarl 25
5 February 1998
All Star Circuit of Champions Barberville, FL Danny Lasoski
5 February 1999
Northern Allstars Late Model Series Okeechobee, FL Mike Head
5 February 1999
STARS National DirtCar Racing League Gibsonton, FL Gary Stuhler
5 February 1999
All Star Circuit of Champions Barberville, FL Kevin Gobrecht 20
5 February 2000
Sprint Car Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Jeremy Sherman 40
5 February 2000
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Waynesville, GA Rick Eckert 60
5 February 2001
Sprint Car Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Cory Kruseman 30
5 February 2001
Renegade STARS Racing Series
East Bay Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL Don O'Neal 50
5 February 2002
Renegade DirtCar Racing Series
East Bay Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL Don O'Neal 75
5 February 2003
Renegade DirtCar Racing Series
East Bay Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL Chub Frank 50
5 February 2004
Stacker 2 Xtreme DirtCar Series
YJ Stinger Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL John Mason 50
5 February 2005
StormPay.com Dirt Late Model Series Waynesville, GA Ronnie Johnson
5 February 2005
National Late Model Series Barberville, FL Ivedent Lloyd, Jr.
5 February 2005
Pete Orr Memorial Samsula, FL Jeff Choquette 100
5 February 2005
USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Perris, CA Damion Gardner 30
5 February 2005
USAC California Pavement Ford Focus Midget Car Series Blythe, CA Matt Triplett 30
5 February 2005
UMP Late Models
Super Bowl of Racing
Waynesville, GA Scott Bloomquist 50
5 February 2007
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
DART Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL Rick Aukland 30
5 February 2008
O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions Barberville, FL Donny Schatz
5 February 2008
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
DART Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL Matt Miller 30
5 February 2009
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
DART Winternationals
Gibsonton, FL Josh Richards 40
5 February 2009
O'Reilly All Star Circuit of Champions Barberville, FL Stevie Smith 30
5 February 2011
Gene Price Motorsports Late Model River Series Blythe, CA Dylan Kwasniewski
5 February 2011
Coffee Cup Providence, RI Ted Christopher
5 February 2015
Crate Late Model Winternationals Gibsonton, FL Josh Peacock 25
5 February 2015
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing
Waynesville, GA Eddie Carrier, Jr. 30
5 February 2015
Winter Freeze Sylvania, GA Josh Richards 40
5 February 2015
Renegades of Dirt South Modified Tour Sylvania, GA Dale Mathison 30
5 February 2016
ENZED World Series Sprintcars Murray Bridge, SA, Australia Steven Lines 30
5 February 2016
Sunshine State Modified Tour Zuber, FL Tait Davenport 30
5 February 2016
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing
Waynesville, GA Josh Richards 50
5 February 2016
NeSmith Late Model RockAuto.com Winter Shootout Series Waynesville, GA Chase Edge 50
5 February 2016
Southeast Dirt Modified Series Waynesville, GA Kyle Strickler 40
5 February 2016
Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Zuber, FL Kraig Kinser 30
5 February 2016
Crate Late Model Winternationals Gibsonton, FL Max Blair 35
5 February 2017
SSCAR Burger King Pro Dirt Super Saloon Series Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Chris Cowling 15
5 February 2017
Sunshine State Modified Tour
North Florida Speedway UMP Modified Nationals
Lake City, FL Kyle Strickler 30
5 February 2017
Sunshine State BMod Tour Lake City, FL Jason Garver 15
5 February 2018
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by E3 Spark Plugs
Gibsonton, FL Brandon Sheppard 30
5 February 2019
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil
Gibsonton, FL Tyler Erb 30
5 February 2019
DIRTcar Nationals (UMP Mod) Barberville, FL Michael Long 20
DRIVERS BORN ON February 5
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Adam Wilt York, PA February 5, 1987
Beau Binder El Paso, TX February 5, 1982
Bob Hill Story City, IA February 5, 1955
Brandon Mefford Knightstown, IN February 5, 1985
Brian DeFebo Berwick, PA February 5, 1979
Butch Shay Louisville, KY February 5, 1947 June 20, 2014
Casey Heser Jackson, MN February 5, 1989
Chase Scott Concord, NC February 5, 1986
Darin Niemi Marne, MI February 5, 1982
Darrell Waltrip Owensboro, KY February 5, 1947
Dorsey Schroeder Baldwin, MO February 5, 1953
Fred Astle, Jr. Westport, MA February 5, 1965
Henrik Hedman Stockholm, Sweden February 5, 1968
Jack Hubbard Memphis, TN February 5, 1923 December 10, 2010
Jamie Dick Albuquerque, NM February 5, 1989
Jodie Robinson Foresthill, CA February 5, 2002
Joe Noeske Cedarville, IL February 5, 1930
John Memmer Evansville, IN February 5, 1991
Justin Labonte Trinity, NC February 5, 1981
Kevin Sasser Gibsonville, NC February 5, 1970
Kyle Appel Wake Forest, NC February 5, 1992
Lawrence Loshak Milwaukee, WI February 5, 1977
Max Stone Missouri Valley, IA February 5, 1964
Paul Poulter Bookham, England February 5, 1973
Reed Sorenson Peachtree City, GA February 5, 1986
Ricky Pearson Spartanburg, SC February 5, 1956
Robert Caswell Walnut Creek, CA February 5, 1921 July 25, 1992
Scott Krehling Naples, FL February 5, 1964
Walter Minx Saukville, WI February 5, 1917 June 30, 2009
Wayne Hughes Ghent, WV February 5, 1966
Wayne Sue Live Oak, CA February 5, 1935 December 16, 2012