January 4 History
RACES HELD ON January 4
Date Series Track Winner Laps
4 January 1970
Orange Blossom 100 West Palm Beach, FL Randy Tissot 100
4 January 1970
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Ray Elliott
4 January 1976
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Steve Lotshaw
4 January 1981
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Steve Cannon
4 January 1986
Thunder in the Dome Indianapolis, IN Nick Fornoro, Jr. 100
4 January 1987
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Tom Bigelow
4 January 1992
Red Eye 100 New Smyrna Beach, FL Dick Anderson 100
4 January 1997
Red Eye 100 New Smyrna Beach, FL Ronnie Burkett 100
4 January 2003
World Series Sprintcars Archerfield, QLD, Australia Daryn Pittman
4 January 2003
Red Eye 100 New Smyrna Beach, FL Mike Good 100
4 January 2009
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Ray Cook 50
4 January 2009
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Touring Series Eastaboga, AL Brad Hall 40
4 January 2014
Red Eye 100 New Smyrna Beach, FL Travis Cope 100
4 January 2014
Moyle Engines Late Model USA Invasion Tour
Hoosier Racing Tire Pro Dirt Series
Manjimup, WAU, Australia Steve Francis 30
4 January 2016
Valvoline Saloon Speedweek presented by Cardwell Racing Supplies Te Marua, New Zealand Bodie Abrahamson
4 January 2017
World Series Sprintcars Archerfield, QLD, Australia David Murcott 30
4 January 2018
Formula 500 Speedweek Laang, VIC, Australia Frank Galusha 20
4 January 2019
Formula 500 Speedweek Laang, VIC, Australia Jake Andreotti 20
4 January 2019
Indoor Auto Racing Championship Fueled By VP Racing Allentown, PA Matt Janisch 40
4 January 2019
South Australian Speedcar Title Mount Gambier, SA, Australia Matt Jackson 30
4 January 2019
VWS Summer Slam Series Mount Gambier, SA, Australia Luke Storer 30
4 January 2019
QLSRA Everyday Finance Solutions Club Championship Archerfield, QLD, Australia Michael Gollagher 15
4 January 2019
Stan Burrow Stampede Archerfield, QLD, Australia Darren Vine 20
4 January 2020
World Series Sprintcars Archerfield, QLD, Australia Donny Schatz 35
4 January 2020
Tulsa Shootout - Stock Non-Wing Division Tulsa, OK Alex Bright
4 January 2020
Red Eye 100 New Smyrna Beach, FL Brad May
4 January 2020
IMSA Prototype Challenge Daytona Beach, FL Kyle Kirkwood, Joel Janco, J.J. Jorge
4 January 2020
Tulsa Shootout - Junior Sprint Division Tulsa, OK Jett Barnes
4 January 2020
DMA 5-Star Dirt Series Grafton, NSW, Australia Kevin Britten 30
4 January 2020
Battle at the Border presented by GottaRace.com, Rancho Milagro Racing, Barnett Harley-Davidson, and Mesilla Valley Transportation USRA Mods Vado, NM Rodney Sanders
4 January 2020
Indoor Auto Racing Championship Fueled By VP Racing Allentown, PA Ryan Flores
4 January 2020
VMPA Tritech Lubricant Modified Sedan Series Kalkee, VIC, Australia Kye Walters 30
4 January 2020
South Australian Speedcar Title Mount Gambier, SA, Australia Nathan Smee
4 January 2020
Tulsa Shootout - Non-Wing Outlaw Division Tulsa, OK Brady Bacon
4 January 2020
Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series Albany, WAU, Australia Shane Stewart 30
4 January 2020
Battle at the Border presented by GottaRace.com, Rancho Milagro Racing, Barnett Harley-Davidson, and Mesilla Valley Transportation B-Mods Vado, NM Brock Gronwold
4 January 2020
Indoor Auto Racing Championship Fueled By VP Racing Slingshots Allentown, PA Dylan Hoch
4 January 2020
Junior Formula 500 Speedweek Heathmere, VIC, Australia Tyler Maggs 15
4 January 2020
Tulsa Shootout - Winged A-Class Division Tulsa, OK Kyle Spence
4 January 2020
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series
Battle at the Border
Vado, NM Ricky Weiss 30
4 January 2020
New Zealand SuperStock Championship Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Randal Tarrant
4 January 2020
Tulsa Shootout - Winged Outlaw Division Tulsa, OK Emerson Axsom
4 January 2020
Formula 500 Speedweek Heathmere, VIC, Australia Angus Hollis 20
4 January 2020
Tulsa Shootout - Restricted A-Class Division Tulsa, OK Jade Avedisian
4 January 2020
Red Eye PLM New Smyrna Beach, FL Jett Noland
4 January 2020
Dirts 4 Racing Street Stock Touring Series Gibsonton, FL Rich Pratt 40
4 January 2020
Tulsa Shootout - Xcel 600cc Modified Division Tulsa, OK Chad Dugan
DRIVERS BORN ON January 4
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Andrew Charron East Greenwich, RI January 4, 1986
Andy Altenburg Truman, MN January 4, 1970
Billy Puterbaugh, Jr. Brownsburg, IN January 4, 1979
Bobby Sprague Mansfield, MA January 4, 1928 October 17, 2006
Brian Mallin Rohnert Park, CA January 4, 1986
Chuck Hossfeld Ransomville, NY January 4, 1977
Collin Milroy Mount Holly, NJ January 4, 1996
Conrad Jorgenson Lakeville, MN January 4, 1963
David Russell Casino, NSW January 4, 1982
Deron Rust Georgetown, DE January 4, 1966
Ed Densieski Riverhead, NY January 4, 1960
Gary Neice Candler, NC January 4, 1955 May 4, 1991
Graham Rahal Columbus, OH January 4, 1989
Greg Pursley Newhall, CA January 4, 1968
J.O. Staton Greenville, SC January 4, 1913 April 15, 1987
James Haney Rochester Hills, MI January 4, 1968
Jeff Dunmyer Friedens, PA January 4, 1963
Jerry Broyles Jonesborough, TN January 4, 1969
Jonathon Gomez Twin Falls, ID January 4, 1983
Keith Roach Chester, SC January 4, 1954
Ken Alexander Anderson, SC January 4, 1953
Lou Blaney Hartford Township, OH January 4, 1940 January 25, 2009
Mark Sokola Huntington Beach, CA January 4, 1963 April 12, 2003
Orval Zane Burke, Jr. Salinas, CA January 4, 1994
Paul Feistritzer Danville, KY January 4, 1948 July 7, 2008
Peter Cozzolino Indianapolis, IN January 4, 1970
Ricci Faria Visalia, CA January 4, 1972
Richie Hearn Glendale, CA January 4, 1971
Rusty Dixon Riverview, FL January 4, 1975 April 29, 2007
Trent Owens Davidson, NC January 4, 1975