January 1 History
RACES HELD ON January 1
Date Series Track Winner Laps
1 January 1957
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Winston-Salem, NC Carl Burris 100
1 January 1957
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
NASCAR Short Track Division
Gardena, CA Jim Reed 150
1 January 1958
NASCAR Short Track Division
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Gardena, CA Parnelli Jones 151
1 January 1960
NASCAR Modified National Championship Winston-Salem, NC George Dunn 100
1 January 1961
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Gardena, CA Jim Cook 100
1 January 1963
NASCAR Modified National Championship Winston-Salem, NC Ed Flemke
1 January 1965
USAC National Midget Car Series Cincinatti, OH Henry Pens
1 January 1967
NEMA Vernon, NY Walt Gale
1 January 1968
NEMA Epping, NH Dave Humphrey
1 January 1968
NEMA [[Shiolac-NS|]] Dave Humphrey
1 January 1982
NEMA [[Quebec|]] Lee Smith
1 January 1982
NEMA Epping, NH Mike Favulli
1 January 1982
NEMA [[Montreal|]] Drew Fornoro
1 January 1984
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Jack Cook 100
1 January 1984
NEMA Caribou, ME Mike Seymour
1 January 1986
NEMA Oxford, ME Jim Lowrey, Jr.
1 January 1986
NEMA Owego, NY Drew Fornoro
1 January 1986
NEMA Winchester, NH Drew Fornoro
1 January 1987
NEMA Epping, NH Russ Stoehr
1 January 1987
NEMA Lee, NH Mike Osite
1 January 1988
NEMA Lee, NH Mike Favulli
1 January 1988
NEMA Scarborough, ME Drew Fornoro
1 January 1991
NEMA Oxford, ME Russ Stoehr
1 January 1991
NEMA Epping, NH Jeff Horn
1 January 1991
NEMA Oswego, NY Nokie Fornoro
1 January 1991
CASCAR Budweiser Super Series St. Pie, QC Jim Patrick 6
1 January 1991
NEMA Lee, NH Russ Stoehr
1 January 1991
NEMA Epping, NH Mike Favulli 30
1 January 1991
NEMA Lee, NH Joey Coy
1 January 1991
NEMA Lee, NH Russ Stoehr
1 January 1994
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Jack Cook 100
1 January 1996
CASCAR Castrol Super Series West Edmonton, AB Alan Turner
1 January 1996
CASCAR Castrol Super Series West Regina, SK Kevin Dowler
1 January 1996
CASCAR Castrol Super Series West Calgary, AB Wade Lee
1 January 1996
CASCAR Castrol Super Series West Hythe, AB Wade Lee
1 January 1996
CASCAR Castrol Super Series West Prince George, BC Steve Jefferson
1 January 1996
CASCAR Castrol Super Series West Calgary, AB Steve Jefferson
1 January 1996
CASCAR Castrol Super Series West Quesnel, BC Dan Shirley
1 January 1996
CASCAR Castrol Super Series West Saskatoon, SK Kevin Dowler
1 January 1999
World Series Sprintcars Allansford, VIC, Australia Randy Hannagan 30
1 January 2000
Late Model Challenge Series Tacoma, WA Ron Wolf
1 January 2000
Late Model Challenge Series Tacoma, WA Ron Wolf
1 January 2000
Late Model Challenge Series Tacoma, WA Ron Wolf
1 January 2000
Late Model Challenge Series Tacoma, WA Ron Wolf
1 January 2002
World Series Sprintcars Allansford, VIC, Australia Brad Furr
1 January 2006
Sprint Car Racing League Tucson, AZ Jesse Hockett 40
1 January 2008
Amsoil NELCAR Legends Tour Unity, ME Bob Weymouth
1 January 2011
Hangover Seymour, TN Brad Lowe 25
1 January 2011
Rumble in Fort Wayne - Midget Division Fort Wayne, IN Dave Darland 60
1 January 2012
Hangover Seymour, TN Brad Hall 40
1 January 2012
UltraTune Morley USA Invasion Tour
R2C Competition Filters Pro Dirt Series
Manjimup, WAU, Australia Steve Francis 30
1 January 2014
Hangover Seymour, TN Cory Hedgecock 35
1 January 2015
Hangover Seymour, TN Donald McIntosh 40
1 January 2016
Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Somerton, AZ Dale Blaney 30
1 January 2016
ENZED World Series Sprintcars Allansford, VIC, Australia Brooke Tatnell 35
1 January 2016
Hangover Seymour, TN Donald McIntosh 40
1 January 2017
Super Sedan Summer Tour Kingaroy, QLD, Australia Darren Kane 36
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - 1200cc Non-Wing Mini Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Thomas Meseraull 20
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Junior Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Caeden Steele 20
1 January 2017
AHG Sprintcar Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Cameron Gessner 30
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Non-Wing Outlaw Division Tulsa, OK Tristan Guardino 25
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - ECOtec Midget Division Tulsa, OK Ty Hulsey 20
1 January 2017
360 Power Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Daniel Keen 20
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Winged A-Class Division Tulsa, OK Ayrton Gennetten 25
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Winged Outlaw Division Tulsa, OK Joe B. Miller 55
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Stock Non-Wing Division Tulsa, OK Frank Flud 25
1 January 2017
World Series Sprintcars Allansford, VIC, Australia James McFadden 35
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - 1200cc Winged Mini Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Tyler Walton 20
1 January 2017
Tulsa Shootout - Restricted A-Class Division Tulsa, OK Grady Mercer 20
1 January 2018
360 Power Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Ben Van Ryt 20
1 January 2018
World Series Sprintcars Allansford, VIC, Australia Kerry Madsen 30
1 January 2018
AHG Sprintcar Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Jason Kendrick 30
1 January 2018
Six Crown Speedcar Series
New South Wales Speedcar Championship
Granville, NSW, Australia Adam Clarke 30
1 January 2018
Formula 500 Speedweek Allansford, VIC, Australia Josh Buckingham 20
1 January 2019
Junior Sedan Promotion Association Aggregate Series Top Star Division
Neville Pike Cup Top Star Division
Allansford, VIC, Australia Mitch Glynn
1 January 2019
Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series Bunbury, WAU, Australia Jason Kendrick 30
1 January 2019
World Series Sprintcars Allansford, VIC, Australia James McFadden 35
1 January 2019
United Truck Parts International Midget Series Huntley, Waikato, New Zealand Tyler Courtney
1 January 2019
SSRC Super Sedan Summer Series Bunbury, WAU, Australia Gary Higgs 12
1 January 2019
Junior Sedan Promotion Association Aggregate Series New Star Division
Neville Pike Cup New Star Division
Allansford, VIC, Australia Jaxson Vella
DRIVERS BORN ON January 1
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Aaron Schuck Joliet, IL January 1, 1991
Andre Beaudoin Breakeville, QC January 1, 1960
Bill Hoff Northampton, PA January 1, 1951
Bryan Cathcart Peterborough, ON January 1, 1963
D.L. Wilson Waco, TX January 1, 1965
Dave Coursol St. Jerome, QC January 1, 1994
David Wall Mount Annan, NSW January 1, 1983
Dink Widenhouse Concord, NC January 1, 1932
Doug Finley Lansing, MI January 1, 1961
Gary Fedewa Lansing, MI January 1, 1944
Hans-Joachim Stuck Grainau, Germany January 1, 1951
J.R. Robbs Gaffney, SC January 1, 1979
Jeff Pearsall Long Island, NY January 1, 1970
Jerame Donley Winston-Salem, NC January 1, 1986
Jerry Miracle Monroe, NC January 1, 1970
Joe Cooper Burlington, IA January 1, 1958 August 7, 2017
John Freeman Huntersville, NC January 1, 1987
Kevin Wilson Elkin, NC January 1, 1963
Kyle Carpenter Gloucester, MA January 1, 1984
Kyle McCutcheon Alamogordo, NM January 1, 1987
Kyle Merkel Gilbertsville, PA January 1, 1990
Laurent Rioux Montreal, QC January 1, 1943
Mark Coldren Lewisberry, PA January 1, 1990
Mike McCrary, Jr. Winter Haven, FL January 1, 1970
Rene Binder Innsbruck, Austria January 1, 1992
Robert Tyler Greensboro, NC January 1, 1978
Roz Howard Macon, GA January 1, 1922 January 2, 2013
Rudy Revak San Jose, CA January 1, 1947
Scott Riggs Bahama, NC January 1, 1971
Spencer Maggard Eatonton, GA January 1, 1970
Tyler Erb Magnolia, TX January 1, 1997
Wayne Reutimann Zephyrhills, FL January 1, 1945