January 8 History
RACES HELD ON January 8
Date Series Track Winner Laps
8 January 1955
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Winston-Salem, NC Curtis Turner 100
8 January 1956
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Gene Hartley
8 January 1961
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Gene Force
8 January 1967
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Hal Minyard
8 January 1967
USAC National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Henry Pens
8 January 1972
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Jacksonville, FL Wayne Shugart 40
8 January 1977
USAC National Midget Car Series [[Scope Arena|]] Rich Vogler
8 January 1984
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Rich Vogler 100
8 January 1989
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies National Midget Car Series Fort Wayne, IN Russ Gamester
8 January 1994
Chili Bowl Nationals Tulsa, OK Andy Hillenburg
8 January 1995
NASCAR Supertruck Exhibition
Winter Heat
Tucson, AZ Mike Skinner 204
8 January 1998
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Jason Leffler
8 January 1999
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Dan Boorse 25
8 January 2000
Chili Bowl Nationals Tulsa, OK Cory Kruseman
8 January 2000
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Wayne Anderson
8 January 2003
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Dan Boorse 25
8 January 2004
Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifier Tulsa, OK Jason Leffler 25
8 January 2004
O'Reilly World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Granville, NSW, Australia Kerry Madsen
8 January 2005
Chili Bowl Nationals Tulsa, OK Tracy Hines
8 January 2006
StormPay.com Dirt Late Model Series Eastaboga, AL David Gentry 40
8 January 2006
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Joel Rice 50
8 January 2007
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Billy Mayo 50
8 January 2007
StormPay.com Dirt Late Model Series Eastaboga, AL Chip Brindle 40
8 January 2011
Wild West Shootout Tucson, AZ Billy Moyer, Jr. 30
8 January 2011
Red Eye 100 Samsula, FL Stephen Nasse 100
8 January 2012
Ice Bowl Eastaboga, AL Ray Cook 50
8 January 2016
Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Somerton, AZ Shane Stewart 30
8 January 2016
ENZED World Series Sprintcars Archerfield, QLD, Australia Donny Schatz 20
8 January 2017
Sunshine State Challenge Series Super Late Models Winter Haven, FL Jesse Dutilly 100
8 January 2017
Victorian Wingless Super Series Allansford, VIC, Australia Luke Weel 25
8 January 2017
Sunshine State Challenge Series Bombers Winter Haven, FL James Wright, III 30
8 January 2017
Wild West Shootout Queen Creek, AZ Bobby Pierce 30
8 January 2017
Sunshine State Challenge Series Legends Winter Haven, FL Seth Adams 25
8 January 2017
Six Crown Speedcar Series
Victorian Speedcar Championship
Allansford, VIC, Australia Nathan Smee 30
DRIVERS BORN ON January 8
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Andrew Kosiski Omaha, NE January 8, 1991
Bo LeMastus Louisville, KY January 8, 1963
Bobby Albert, III Wapppinger Falls, NY January 8, 1969
Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Nashville, TN January 8, 1978
Bobby Sayers Moreno Valley, CA January 8, 1956
Bradley Galedrige Los Altos, CA January 8, 1987
Bub Bilodeau Bar Mills, ME January 8, 1957 June 5, 2010
Claud Estes, III Godley, TX January 8, 1963
Craig Cassel Bremen, IN January 8, 1984
Dalton Zehr Port Orange, FL January 8, 1991
Darrell LaMoure Phoenix, AZ January 8, 1960
Eduardo Goeters San Luis Potosi, Mexico January 8, 1974
Greg Pickett Alamo, CA January 8, 1947
Herb Tillman Miami, FL January 8, 1929
Jamey Caudill Four Oaks, NC January 8, 1970
Jeff Ganus Constantine, MI January 8, 1982
Jim Courage Fair Oaks, CA January 8, 1947
Jimmy Boyd Oakland, CA January 8, 1942
Jody Measamer Sanford, NC January 8, 1977
Justin Belfiore Haverhill, MA January 8, 1970
Matt Levin Tucson, AZ January 8, 1975
Scott MacCue Castorland, NY January 8, 1972
Scott Pye Adelaide, SA January 8, 1990
Scott Smith Montgomery, TX January 8, 1997
Shon Flanary Church Hill, TN January 8, 1972
Stephen Simpson Cape Town, WCP January 8, 1984
Travis Nylaan Hudsonville, MI January 8, 1989
Tyler Howell Florence, SC January 8, 1998