January 17 History
RACES HELD ON January 17
Date Series Track Winner Laps
17 January 1960
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series Gardena, CA Parnelli Jones 50
17 January 1965
NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Riverside, CA Dan Gurney 185
17 January 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Riverside, CA Clem Proctor 77
17 January 1976
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Riverside, CA Jim Walker
17 January 1982
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Alan Brown
17 January 1988
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Sam Isenhower
17 January 1993
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Danny Peoples 50
17 January 1998
USAC Silver Crown Series Orlando, FL Brian Tyler 50
17 January 1998
Midwinter 200 Jacksonville, FL Cecil Eunice 75
17 January 1999
NASCAR Winston West Series Tucson, AZ Sean Woodside 200
17 January 2007
Wild West Shootout Eleven Mile Corner, AZ Terry Phillips 30
17 January 2009
Gamblers Classic Atlantic City, NJ Ted Christopher
17 January 2009
Chili Bowl Nationals Tulsa, OK Sammy Swindell 50
17 January 2010
Wild West Shootout Tucson, AZ Jimmy Mars 40
17 January 2014
NDRL Winter Extreme
Total Seal CDM Super Late Model Series presented by RaJin Racewear
Tucson, AZ Tim Fuller 30
17 January 2015
Chili Bowl Nationals Tulsa, OK Rico Abreu 55
17 January 2015
Wild West Shootout Tucson, AZ Jimmy Owens 30
17 January 2015
Midwest Indoor Racing Series Arena-Mini Cup Division Battle Creek, MI Scott Quaal 30
17 January 2015
Rando's Cane Furniture USA Invasion Tour Bunbury, WAU, Australia Steve Francis 30
17 January 2015
Midwest Indoor Racing Series Mini Sprint Division Battle Creek, MI Chase Ridenour 50
17 January 2016
Wild West Shootout Tucson, AZ Jonathan Davenport 50
17 January 2019
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Christopher Bell 25
DRIVERS BORN ON January 17
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
A.J. Alsup Silverton, CO January 17, 1976
Al Schill, Sr. Franklin, WI January 17, 1945
Al Terrell East Peoria, IL January 17, 1930 January 7, 2006
Alex Pruett Carefree, AZ January 17, 1987 September 22, 2007
Barry Awtey Jennerstown, PA January 17, 1962
Bob Warren Slippery Rock, PA January 17, 1977
Brandon Sickler Kalispell, MT January 17, 1985
Brent Brevak Ashland, WI January 17, 1988
Brice Crabtree Murfreesboro, TN January 17, 1993
Bryce Walker Weatherford, TX January 17, 1994
Dan Hillberg Whittier, CA January 17, 1961
Dylan Cappello Peoria, AZ January 17, 1996
Gary Pedley Rumsey, KY January 17, 1960
Gordon Watson, Jr. New Carlisle, OH January 17, 1980
Isaiah Garcia Harlingen, TX January 17, 2003
Jeff Anthony Hayward, CA January 17, 1969 November 27, 2005
Jessica Brunelli Hayward, CA January 17, 1993
Jim Hall Benton, MO January 17, 1934 February 11, 2012
John Dillon Boise, ID January 17, 1963
Lake Speed Jackson, MS January 17, 1948
Michael Benjamin West Point, IA January 17, 1953
Mike Howell Royal Palm Beach, FL January 17, 1955
Mike Leaty Williamson, NY January 17, 1980
Ray VanAllsburg Wyoming, MI January 17, 1965
Rick Kelly Mildura, VIC January 17, 1983
Robert Meyer Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA January 17, 1946 July 23, 2014
T.J. Reaid Acworth, GA January 17, 1990
Tanner Carrick Lincoln, CA January 17, 2002
Tim Weaver Statesville, NC January 17, 1956
Vern Slaugh Zeeland, MI January 17, 1940