January 27 History
RACES HELD ON January 27
Date Series Track Winner Laps
27 January 1962
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Chuck Weyant
27 January 1963
USAC National Midget Car Series Gardena, CA Parnelli Jones
27 January 1963
California Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Billy Cantrell
27 January 1967
NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Riverside, CA Parnelli Jones 185
27 January 1968
NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Riverside, CA Dan Gurney 186
27 January 1980
Copper World Classic Phoenix, AZ Joe Ruttman
27 January 1980
ATQMRA Atlantic City, NJ Nokie Fornoro
27 January 1980
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Steve Lotshaw
27 January 1985
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Rich Vogler
27 January 1990
Orange Blossom 100 Samsula, FL Jack Cook 100
27 January 1990
USAC National Midget Series Milwaukee, WI John Meyers
27 January 1996
V8 Supercars Series Eastern Creek, NSW, Australia Craig Lowndes 20
27 January 1996
Orange Blossom 100 Samsula, FL David Russell 100
27 January 1996
V8 Supercars Series Eastern Creek, NSW, Australia Craig Lowndes 20
27 January 1996
V8 Supercars Series Eastern Creek, NSW, Australia John Bowe 20
27 January 2002
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Jody Summerville 50
27 January 2006
O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour
King of the 360s
Gibsonton, FL Terry McCarl
27 January 2007
O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour
King of the 360s
Gibsonton, FL Gary Wright 40
27 January 2007
SpeedFest Super Late Model 200 Lakeland, FL Eddie Hoffman 212
27 January 2013
SpeedFest Super Late Model 200 Cordele, GA Jeff Choquette 200
27 January 2013
SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125 Cordele, GA Chase Elliott 100
27 January 2017
Archerfield Kart Hire Thunder Series Kingaroy, QLD, Australia Darren Kane 15
27 January 2017
NeSmith Late Model RockAuto.com Winter Shootout Series Zuber, FL Jamie Perry 40
27 January 2017
Florida Outlaw Micro Sprints Lake City, FL John Craddock 15
27 January 2017
360 Power Series Myrup, WAU, Australia Kaiden Manders 25
27 January 2017
IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Daytona Beach, FL Trent Hindman, Cameron Cassels 103
27 January 2018
Indoor Auto Racing Championship Fueled By VP Racing Slingshots Atlantic City, NJ Brett Bieber
27 January 2018
ARCA CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS
SpeedFest Super Late Model 200
Cordele, GA Chandler Smith 200
27 January 2018
DMA Anything Racing Sportsman Triple Challenge North Lismore, QLD, Australia Trevor Wiley 31
27 January 2018
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
24 Hours of Daytona
Daytona Beach, FL Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi, Filipe Albuquerque 808
27 January 2018
Vertex Super Cup Cromwell, Otago, New Zealand Peter Dickson 30
27 January 2018
CRA JEGS All-Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance
SpeedFest Pro Late Model 125
Cordele, GA Bubba Pollard 125
27 January 2018
SSCAR Burger King Pro Dirt Super Saloon Series Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Craig Cardwell
27 January 2018
Chilly Willy Tucson, AZ Chris Eggleston 150
27 January 2018
Indoor Auto Racing Championship Fueled By VP Racing
Gamblers Classic
Atlantic City, NJ Ryan Flores 40
27 January 2018
TCR Middle East Series Dubailand, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Luca Engstler
27 January 2018
Street Stock Winternationals Gibsonton, FL Tim Gay 40
27 January 2018
TCR Middle East Series Dubailand, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Florian Thoma
27 January 2018
Modified Winternationals Gibsonton, FL Mark Whitener 75
27 January 2018
360 Power Series Myrup, WAU, Australia Daniel Keen 25
27 January 2019
Kajun Mini Stock Association Phenix City, AL J.J. Garrett 20
27 January 2019
National 100 Phenix City, AL Jason Hiett 50
27 January 2019
Australian Production Sedan Title Hamilton, VIC, Australia Joel Berkley 40
27 January 2019
National Late Model Super Car Series Phenix City, AL Joseph Brown 40
27 January 2019
Victorian Sport Sedan Title Granite Rock, VIC, Australia Jamie Paull 30
27 January 2019
Australian Sprintcar Championship Archerfield, QLD, Australia Andrew Scheuerle 40
27 January 2019
Make Smoking History 360 Power Series Myrup, WAU, Australia Kaiden Manders
27 January 2019
Mag & Turbo Super Cup Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand Ian Burson 20
DRIVERS BORN ON January 27
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Alex Fleming Raleigh, NC January 27, 1989
Alex Riberas Barcelona, Spain January 27, 1994
Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL January 27, 1993
Craig Dollansky Elk River, MN January 27, 1966
Daniel Hemric Winston-Salem, NC January 27, 1991
David Froelich, Jr. Loxahatchee, FL January 27, 1970
Gary Bradberry Chelsea, AL January 27, 1961
George Follmer Phoenix, AZ January 27, 1934
Jeff Myers, Jr. Lambertville, MI January 27, 1997
Joe Prusak, IV Hopkins, MN January 27, 1961
John Phippen Bar Harbor, ME January 27, 1953 September 11, 2010
Louie Mechalides Tyngsboro, MA January 27, 1971
Patrice Brisebois West Mount, QC January 27, 1971
Patrick Britain Orange, CA January 27, 1988
Phil Good Williamsburg, VA January 27, 1955 October 30, 2009
Phyllip Zubizareta Boise, ID January 27, 1990
Rit Patchen Danbury, CT January 27, 1949
Rob Pietz Gasline, ON January 27, 1965
Robby Flock Murrieta, CA January 27, 1964
Ronnie Clark Tucson, AZ January 27, 1983
Ross Rankine New London, OH January 27, 1997
Ryan Knowles Edmonton, AB January 27, 1998
Scott Sauerbrei Ripon, WI January 27, 1961
Scott Sheldon Las Vegas, NV January 27, 1978
Tim Turner Pulaski, TN January 27, 1969
Wade Oliver Southaven, MS January 27, 1977