January 7 History
RACES HELD ON January 7
Date Series Track Winner Laps
7 January 1962
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Bob McLean
7 January 1968
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Mel Kenyon
7 January 1973
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Don Hamilton
7 January 1973
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Johnny Parsons
7 January 1979
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Steve Lotshaw
7 January 1994
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Ron Shuman
7 January 1995
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Jack Cook 100
7 January 1999
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Kevin Doty 25
7 January 2000
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Cory Kruseman 25
7 January 2004
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Danny Lasoski 25
7 January 2005
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Cory Kruseman 25
7 January 2012
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Tim Russell 100
7 January 2012
UltraTune Morley USA Invasion Tour
R2C Competition Filters Pro Dirt Series
Bunbury, WAU, Australia Jeremy Payne 30
7 January 2017
Wild West Shootout Queen Creek, AZ Bobby Pierce 30
7 January 2017
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Bubba Pollard 100
7 January 2017
NSW Late Models Goulburn, NSW, Australia Devin Moran
7 January 2017
Red Eye PLM Samsula, FL Casey Roderick 125
7 January 2017
World Series Sprintcars
Australian Sprintcar Open
Archerfield, QLD, Australia Kerry Madsen 50
7 January 2017
GWN7 WA Modified Sedan Series Albany, WAU, Australia Matt Noakes 25
7 January 2018
NeSmith Late Model RockAuto.com Winter Shootout Series Eastaboga, AL Ronnie Johnson 50
7 January 2018
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Michael Page 50
7 January 2018
Six Crown Speedcar Series
Victorian Speedcar Drivers Association
Victorian Speedcar Championship
Allansford, VIC, Australia Travis Mills 30
7 January 2018
Kajun Mini Stock Association Eastaboga, AL John Smartt 25
7 January 2018
AutObarn Super Series
VWS Summer Slam Series
Allansford, VIC, Australia Daniel Storer 25
7 January 2018
Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts Queen Creek, AZ Don Shaw 40
DRIVERS BORN ON January 7
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Barry Ruble Burton, OH January 7, 1952
Bill Koons Omaha, NE January 7, 1970
Billy Taylor Yanceyville, NC January 7, 1936 February 17, 2016
Caleb Holman Abingdon, VA January 7, 1984
Daniel Suarez Monterrey, NLE January 7, 1992
Dave Davis Freeport, ME January 7, 1960
Dave Zagaiski Armada, MI January 7, 1964
Jim Banfield Glastonbury, CT January 7, 1970
Justin Ryan Grand Rapids, MI January 7, 1981
Kirk Thibeau Fort Fairfield, ME January 7, 1964
Lou Lazzaro Utica, NY January 7, 1935 April 29, 2000
Marty Houston Hickory, NC January 7, 1968
Michael Pickens Auckland, New Zealand January 7, 1983
Rauno Aaltonen Turku, Finland January 7, 1938
Robbie Brand Barstow, CA January 7, 1958
Rodney Cook Reidsville, NC January 7, 1969 December 10, 2013
Ronnie Burke, Jr. Houston, TX January 7, 1969
Shelton McNair Plymouth, NC January 7, 1962
Steve Paine Waterloo, NY January 7, 1961
Terry McCarthy Mountain View, CA January 7, 1964
Travis Eddy Midland, MI January 7, 1990
Tyler Cahoon St. Johnsbury, VT January 7, 1981