March 12 History
RACES HELD ON March 12
Date Series Track Winner Laps
12 March 1950
National Stock Car Racing Association Concord, NC Buddy Shuman 35
12 March 1955
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Hallandale, FL Ernie Reeves
12 March 1960
NASCAR Modified National Championship Hallandale, FL Ernie Reeves 30
12 March 1961
NASCAR Grand National
NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series
Hanford, CA Fireball Roberts 178
12 March 1961
California Racing Association Imperial, CA Jim McElreath
12 March 1962
California Racing Association Imperial, CA Buzz Rose
12 March 1972
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rockingham, NC Bobby Isaac 492
12 March 1972
USAC National Sprint Car Series Hudson, NC Sam Sessions
12 March 1977
USAC National Midget Car Series Indianapolis, IN Sleepy Tripp
12 March 1978
USAC Stock Car Series College Station, TX A.J. Foyt 125
12 March 1978
Rose Classic Roseville, CA Don Harper 150
12 March 1983
NCRA Championship Dirt Car Series Mesquite, TX Tony Armstrong
12 March 1986
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Houston, TX Sammy Swindell
12 March 1988
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies Western Midget Car Series [[Reno Livestock Events Center|]] Sleepy Tripp
12 March 1988
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Tulsa, OK Steve Kinser
12 March 1989
V8 Supercars Series Launceston, TAS, Australia Dick Johnson 61
12 March 1989
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series
NASCAR Busch Grand National North Series
Martinsville, VA Tommy Ellis 200
12 March 1989
ALL PRO Super Series Pensacola, FL Bobby Gill 255
12 March 1989
NASCAR Winston Modified Tour Martinsville, VA Mike Ewanitsko 200
12 March 1994
Southern United Professional Racing Series Highlands, TX Howard Willis
12 March 1994
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
Shamrock
Cleveland, TN Rex Richey
12 March 1994
Budweiser Northern Auto Racing Club Chico, CA Jimmy Sills
12 March 1994
Southern All Star Asphalt Series Senoia, GA Tony Walls
12 March 1994
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Hampton, GA Harry Gant 197
12 March 1995
V8 Supercars Series Bathurst, NSW, Australia Mark Skaife 15
12 March 1995
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hampton, GA Jeff Gordon 328
12 March 1995
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Gaffney, SC Donnie Moran
12 March 1995
V8 Supercars Series Bathurst, NSW, Australia Dick Johnson 15
12 March 1999
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Woodstock, GA Mark Kinser 25
12 March 2000
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hampton, GA Dale Earnhardt 325
12 March 2004
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Kilgore, TX Steve Kinser 20
12 March 2005
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Southern Division Cecil, GA Shane Huffman 256
12 March 2005
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores ASCS Gulf South Region Minden, LA Ray Allen Kulhanek
12 March 2005
NASCAR Busch Series Las Vegas, NV Mark Martin 200
12 March 2005
USAC California Dirt Ford Focus Midget Car Series Oildale, CA Chris Rahe 20
12 March 2005
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Sprint Car Series Mendenhall, MS Mike Herrington, Jr.
12 March 2005
USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Oildale, CA Cory Kruseman 30
12 March 2006
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Las Vegas, NV Jimmie Johnson 270
12 March 2010
MARS DIRTcar Series
Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic
Clarksville, TN Eric Turner 30
12 March 2010
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Kilgore, TX Craig Dollansky 30
12 March 2011
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Chico, CA Craig Dollansky 35
12 March 2011
World of Outlaws Late Model Series Delmar, DE Rick Eckert 50
12 March 2011
PASS South Super Late Model Series Anderson, SC Jay Fogleman 150
12 March 2011
AMSOIL USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Perris, CA Mike Spencer 30
12 March 2011
USAC Western Pavement Young Guns Ford Focus Midget Car Series Lake Havasu City, AZ Brodie Kostecki 15
12 March 2011
Hedman Hedders National Late Model Series Lake City, FL Johnny Collins 40
12 March 2011
Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Gastonia, NC Chris Ferguson
12 March 2011
MARS DIRTcar Series
Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic
Clarksville, TN Dennis Erb, Jr. 40
12 March 2011
USAC Western Pavement Ford Focus Midget Car Series
USAC Utah Ford Focus Midget Car Series
Lake Havasu City, AZ Ross Rankine 20
12 March 2011
Southern Regional Racing Series Hohenwald, TN Billy Moyer, Jr.
12 March 2011
The Oil Medics ASCS Lone Star Region Kilgore, TX Gary Wright
12 March 2011
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Darlington, SC Kasey Kahne 147
12 March 2011
Super Bowl of Racing Waynesville, GA Steve Shaver 50
12 March 2011
Sunoco Fuels ASCS Canyon Region Tucson, AZ R.J. Johnson
12 March 2011
UARA STARS Late Model Series Hickory, NC Brennan Poole 150
12 March 2016
Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series presented by Heintz Performance Gastonia, NC Ross Bailes 40
12 March 2016
Southeastern Classic Woodstock, GA Chris Madden 50
12 March 2016
Florida Outlaw Micro Sprints Lake City, FL Robbie Smith
12 March 2016
United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series Lake City, FL Mark Whitener 40
12 March 2016
Five Crown Speedcar Series
New South Wales Speedcar Championship
Granville, NSW, Australia Nathan Smee 30
12 March 2016
Speedway Motors-Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars presented by Hoseheads Abbottstown, PA Billy Dietrich 25
12 March 2016
Robertson Solar South West Tour Truck Series Irwindale, CA Ryan Partridge 30
12 March 2016
Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series Maryville, TN Scott Bloomquist 75
12 March 2016
Racin' Tyres and Accessories Late Model Pro Dirt Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Jamie Oldfield 25
12 March 2016
Spring 50 Walton, KY Cody Mahoney 50
12 March 2016
Speedway Motors-Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars presented by Hoseheads Port Royal, PA Greg Hodnett 25
12 March 2016
Race Engineering Monster Mini Stock Association Travelers Rest, SC Nick Walker 25
12 March 2016
Sunoco Challenge Series Winter Haven, FL Joe Boyd 100
12 March 2016
AHG Sprintcar Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia James McFadden 30
12 March 2016
Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Velocita South Region Georgetown, DE Anthony Perrego 49
12 March 2016
Carlyle Tools ASCS Southwest Region Peoria, AZ Logan Forler 25
12 March 2016
World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series
King of the West Sprint Car Series
Tulare, CA David Gravel 35
12 March 2016
Texas Outlaw Modified Series Iowa Park, TX Rodney Sanders 30
12 March 2017
Malaysia Championship Series Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia Abdul Kaathir, Wee Sing Lai 22
12 March 2017
New Zealand Toyota 86 Racing Series Te Kauwhata, Waikato, New Zealand Tom Alexander 15
12 March 2017
Touring Car Series in Asia Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia Lung Yiu 10
12 March 2017
New Zealand V8 Ute Racing Series Te Kauwhata, Waikato, New Zealand Matt Spratt 9
12 March 2017
TCR Asia Series Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia Diego Moran 11
12 March 2017
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Las Vegas, NV Martin Truex, Jr. 267
12 March 2017
Late Model Racing Victoria Buninyong, VIC, Australia Mick Hetherington 25
12 March 2017
California Lightning Sprints Imperial, CA Bobby Michnowicz 20
12 March 2017
Sunshine State Challenge Series Street Stocks Punta Gorda, FL Ander Jackson 50
12 March 2017
Sunshine State Challenge Series Open Wheel Modifieds Punta Gorda, FL Steve Arnold 50
12 March 2017
New Zealand Toyota 86 Racing Series Te Kauwhata, Waikato, New Zealand Reid Harker 10
DRIVERS BORN ON March 12
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Benny Taylor Tulsa, OK March 12, 1939 January 31, 2017
Bob Fox Bremerton, WA March 12, 1948
Brad Plunkett Naperville, IL March 12, 1991
Brandon McMullen Plymouth, WI March 12, 1991
Brent Scheidemantle Alta Loma, CA March 12, 1993
Casey Mears Bakersfield, CA March 12, 1978
Cindy Peterson Butler, WI March 12, 1967
Doug Easton Horse Cave, NY March 12, 1931
Ed Clothier Schenectady, NY March 12, 1935 June 19, 1965
Ed Hale Lakeside, CA March 12, 1938 September 27, 2005
Eric De Doncker Brussels, Belgium March 12, 1962
Erica Santos Franklin, MA March 12, 1983
Greg Butcher Mocksville, NC March 12, 1960
Guy Cosmo Port Jefferson, NY March 12, 1977
Jim Anderson Springboro, OH March 12, 1976
Jimmy Lee Capps Jacksonville, FL March 12, 1938
John Andretti Bethlehem, PA March 12, 1963
John Murphy Canaan, CT March 12, 1965
John Nemechek Lakeland, FL March 12, 1970 March 21, 1997
Johnny Rutherford Coffeyville, KS March 12, 1938
Lance Fenton Tyler, TX March 12, 1977
Malcolm Strachan Toronto, ON March 12, 1984
Mara Reyes Pachuca, Mexico March 12, 1977
Mike Maietta, Jr. South Portland, ME March 12, 1973
Natalie Sather Fargo, ND March 12, 1985
Owen Kelly Devonport, TAS March 12, 1977
Red Byron Anniston, AL March 12, 1915 November 11, 1960
Rob Shoemaker Newaygo, MI March 12, 1968
Robert Huffman Claremont, NC March 12, 1968
Robert Kleinschmidt Arbor Vitae, WI March 12, 1947 August 26, 2015
Sam Gottwald Willmar, MN March 12, 1960
Scott Whitehouse Greenfield, IN March 12, 1967
Todd Massey Haw River, NC March 12, 1963