March 18 History
RACES HELD ON March 18
Date Series Track Winner Laps
18 March 1950
Delaware Stock Car Racing Association Georgetown, DE Johnny Martin 30
18 March 1951
California Roadster Association Gardena, CA Bob Denny
18 March 1954
NASCAR Modified National Championship Richmond, VA Sonny Hutchins
18 March 1956
NASCAR Grand National Wilson, NC Herb Thomas 106
18 March 1956
NASCAR Convertible Division Charlotte, NC Curtis Turner 133
18 March 1962
NASCAR Grand National Hillsboro, NC Rex White 110
18 March 1962
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Rick Henderson 20
18 March 1962
MARC Racing Series Houston, TX Ernie Derr 200
18 March 1962
USAC Stock Car Series Riverside, CA Troy Ruttman 37
18 March 1962
USAC Stock Car Series Riverside, CA Paul Goldsmith 27
18 March 1966
USAC National Midget Car Series Tucson, AZ Chuck Rodee
18 March 1967
NASCAR Modified National Championship Hampton, VA Gene Lovelace 50
18 March 1967
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Howard Kaeding 20
18 March 1972
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Nick Rescino 20
18 March 1973
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rockingham, NC David Pearson 492
18 March 1973
V8 Supercars Series Melbourne, VIC, Australia Allan Moffat 50
18 March 1973
USAC National Sprint Car Series Salem, IN Lee Kunzman
18 March 1978
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Mesquite, TX Jimmy Boyd
18 March 1978
NASCAR Baby Grand Hampton, GA Nelson Gusler
18 March 1979
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Martinsville, VA Butch Lindley 250
18 March 1979
V8 Supercars Series Melbourne, VIC, Australia Peter Brock 50
18 March 1979
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hampton, GA Buddy Baker 328
18 March 1979
Rose Classic Roseville, CA Ron Esau 150
18 March 1979
NASCAR Modified National Championship Martinsville, VA George Kent
18 March 1983
World of Outlaws Skoal Bandit Shootout Houston, TX Sammy Swindell 40
18 March 1984
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Flomaton, AL Brian Leslie
18 March 1984
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hampton, GA Benny Parsons 328
18 March 1987
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Highlands, TX Steve Kinser
18 March 1989
NARC Budweiser Sprint Car Shoot Out Series Hanford, CA Rick Downey
18 March 1989
ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series Hampton, GA Ben Hess 204
18 March 1989
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Houston, TX Brent Kaeding
18 March 1989
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Eddie Wirth
18 March 1990
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Oklahoma City, OK Doug Wolfgang
18 March 1990
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hampton, GA Dale Earnhardt 328
18 March 1991
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hampton, GA Ken Schrader 328
18 March 1994
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Mesquite, TX Mark Kinser
18 March 1995
NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series Nashville, TN Scott Hansen 200
18 March 1995
World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Mesquite, TX Gary Wright 30
18 March 1995
Southern All Star Asphalt Series Montgomery, AL Mark Knox
18 March 1995
USAR Hooters Late Model Series Bradenton, FL Darryl Shelnut
18 March 2000
Western Dirt Racing Tour [[Bakersfield Speedway Park|]] Scott Pounds
18 March 2000
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
Shamrock
Cleveland, TN Ricky Holland 100
18 March 2000
Sprint Car Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Richard Griffin 30
18 March 2000
NASCAR Dash Series Central Montgomery, AL Robert Huffman 125
18 March 2000
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Phoenix, AZ Joe Ruttman 150
18 March 2000
NASCAR Busch Series Darlington, SC Mark Martin 147
18 March 2000
V8 Supercars Series Wanneroo, WA, Australia Craig Lowndes 22
18 March 2000
NASCAR Winston West Series Phoenix, AZ Kevin Richards 100
18 March 2001
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Oklahoma City, OK Steve Kinser 25
18 March 2001
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Darlington, SC Dale Jarrett 293
18 March 2001
USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series Phoenix, AZ Paul White 100
18 March 2001
NASCAR Winston West Series Bakersfield, CA Steve Portenga 200
18 March 2005
O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Pensacola, FL Kenny Adams
18 March 2005
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Magnolia, MS Steve Kinser 35
18 March 2005
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Hampton, GA Ron Hornaday, Jr. 135
18 March 2005
O'Reilly American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Mesquite, TX Danny Jennings
18 March 2005
USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Phoenix, AZ Rickie Gaunt 20
18 March 2006
CRA Super Series Nashville, TN Eddie Mercer 150
18 March 2006
UARA STARS Late Model Series Hickory, NC Kyle Grissom 150
18 March 2006
NASCAR Busch Series Hampton, GA Jeff Burton 195
18 March 2006
FASCAR Sunbelt Super Late Model Series Samsula, FL Jeff Scofield 125
18 March 2006
O'Reilly Southern All Star Racing Series
Shamrock
Cleveland, TN Scott Bloomquist 60
18 March 2006
Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Lancaster, SC Petey Ivey
18 March 2006
Allison Legacy Race Series Rougemont, NC Casey Holt
18 March 2006
Australian 360 Sprintcar Title Murray Bridge, SA, Australia Jamie Cobby
18 March 2006
Texas Super Racing Series Late Models Houston, TX Chris Schild 75
18 March 2006
USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Phoenix, AZ Damion Gardner 30
18 March 2006
ASA Late Model Series Challenge Division Nashville, TN Eddie Hoffman 200
18 March 2006
National Sprint Tour Oildale, CA Tim Kaeding 12
18 March 2006
Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic Clarksville, TN Tim Tungate 40
18 March 2006
Southwest Dirt Racing Association Eleven Mile Corner, AZ Lonnie Parker, Jr.
18 March 2007
Advance Auto Parts Thunder Series Tazewell, TN Jimmy Owens
18 March 2007
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Hampton, GA Jimmie Johnson 325
18 March 2011
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Farmerville, LA Morgan Bagley
18 March 2011
USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Hanford, CA Richard Vander Weerd 30
18 March 2011
SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Series Sebring, FL R.J. Lopez 36
18 March 2012
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bristol, TN Brad Keselowski 500
18 March 2016
Speedway Motors-Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars presented by Hoseheads Mechanicsburg, PA Rick Lafferty 25
18 March 2016
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Waverly, OH Jonathan Davenport 50
18 March 2016
World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Stockton, CA Donny Schatz 30
18 March 2017
Think Money Super Sedan Series Kingaroy, QLD, Australia Darren Kane 30
18 March 2017
Paramount Kia Big 10 Challenge Hickory, NC Monty Cox 50
18 March 2017
Brandon Ford Wheel Man Sportsman Series presented by Gagels Auto Parts Pinellas Park, FL Devin McLeod 50
18 March 2017
USAC National Midget Series DuQuoin, IL Justin Grant 50
18 March 2017
NASCAR XFINITY Series Phoenix, AZ Justin Allgaier 200
18 March 2017
Monster Mini Stock Association Modoc, SC Dustin Morris 25
18 March 2017
Louisiana Outlaw Racesaver Sprints Many, LA Jacob Harris 20
18 March 2017
Maxima Racing Oils Pro Dirt Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Warren Oldfield 30
18 March 2017
Pacific Challenge Series Madera, CA Carlos Vieira 75
18 March 2017
Baby Rattler Opp, AL Justin South 125
18 March 2017
Southern Texas Late Model Series Paige, TX Austin Theiss 25
18 March 2017
NASCAR K & N Pro Series West Tucson, AZ Chris Eggleston 150
18 March 2017
Alpha Art Company Crate-Sportsman Thunder Series Modoc, SC Dale Timms 25
18 March 2017
World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Tulare, CA Donny Schatz 35
18 March 2017
Southeast Limited Late Model Series Junior Elite Division Greenville, SC Gage Painter 30
18 March 2017
Australian 360 Sprintcar Title Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Jamie Veal 40
18 March 2017
Six Crown Speedcar Series
Western Australia Speedcar Title
Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Dayne Kingshott 25
18 March 2017
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Milton, FL Casey Roberts 50
18 March 2017
Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series Seymour, TN Cory Hedgecock 50
18 March 2017
Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series Byram, MS Billy Moyer, Jr. 50
18 March 2017
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Myrtle Beach, SC Timmy Solomito 155
18 March 2017
Touring Outlaw Modified Series Highlands, TX Troy Taylor 25
18 March 2017
Southeast Limited Late Model Series Greenville, SC Tasha Kummer 50
18 March 2017
Sands Chevrolet USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series Queen Creek, AZ Stevie Sussex 30
18 March 2017
Southern United Sprints Willis, TX Trey Schmidt
18 March 2017
Modoc 100 Modoc, SC Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. 50
18 March 2017
USAC Speed2 Western US Asphalt Midget Series Madera, CA Toni Breidinger 30
18 March 2017
Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network
Griffith Truck & Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region presented by Southern Trailer Works
Mesquite, TX Sam Hafertepe, Jr. 30
18 March 2017
Ian Boettcher Race Parts Modified Sedan Golden Helmet Series Kingaroy, QLD, Australia Rodney Pammenter 25
18 March 2017
Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV
Shamrock
Ringgold, GA Tim McCreadie 40
18 March 2017
Southeast Limited Late Model Series Challenger Division Greenville, SC Andrew Cordell 40
18 March 2017
USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series Tulare, CA Ryan Bernal 30
18 March 2017
SSCAR Burger King Pro Dirt Super Saloon Series Te Marua, New Zealand Mark Osborne 25
18 March 2017
MARS DIRTcar Series West Division Springfield, MO Chris Simpson 35
18 March 2017
Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Gibsonton, FL Matt Kurtz 25
18 March 2018
602 Modified Tour Asheboro, NC Robbie Brewer 35
18 March 2018
XLI Pro Dirt Series Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Paul Stubber 30
18 March 2018
602 Super Limited Series Asheboro, NC Rock Harris 60
18 March 2018
Australian 360 Sprintcar Title Kwinana Beach, WAU, Australia Kaiden Manders 40
18 March 2018
PASS South Super Late Model Series Asheboro, NC Matt Craig 125
18 March 2018
Southern Modified Racing Series Asheboro, NC Jon McKennedy 99
18 March 2018
Southern Super Series presented by Sunoco
Rattler
Opp, AL Harrison Burton 250
18 March 2018
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Fontana, CA Martin Truex, Jr. 200
DRIVERS BORN ON March 18
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Alejandro Villasana San Luis Potosí, Mexico March 18, 1989
Alex Caffi Rovato, Italy March 18, 1964
Alex Garcia Caracas, Venezuela March 18, 1977
Alex Liu Macau, Macau March 18, 1971
Allen Thomas Clinton, IL March 18, 1961 August 23, 2015
Ana Beatriz Sao Paulo, Brazil March 18, 1985
Andreas Ahlberg Krylbo, Sweden March 18, 1990
Blackie Pitt Rocky Mount, NC March 18, 1925 March 28, 1992
Bob Hagestad Littleton, CO March 18, 1934
Brandon Hire Winston-Salem, NC March 18, 1978
Chase Stockon Sullivan, IN March 18, 1988
Corey Bubar Windham, ME March 18, 1992
Crispin Beaver Joplin, MO March 18, 1993
Delmas Conley Wheelersburg, OH March 18, 1942
Dennis Nyari South Bend, IN March 18, 1943 October 3, 2015
Derrick Gilchrist Raleigh, NC March 18, 1977
Ed Gibbons Manning, SC March 18, 1962 February 1, 2009
Hunter Spivey Decatur, AL March 18, 1993
Jack Smith Medina, OH March 18, 1973
Jacob Gomes Manteca, CA March 18, 1993
Jerry Kobza Sacramento, CA March 18, 1969
Jimmy Thiel Canton, MI March 18, 1979
Joe Benedetti Sumner, WA March 18, 1974
Joey Manko Lancaster, NY March 18, 1984
John Stout Fairborn, OH March 18, 1932 August 12, 1972
Larry Barrett Ringgold, VA March 18, 1947
Larry Perkins Cowangie, VIC March 18, 1950
Mark Donohue Newtowne Square, PA March 18, 1937 August 19, 1975
Matt Churchill Bedford, IA March 18, 1982
Mike Gallegos Wheat Ridge, CO March 18, 1983
Pete Vanderwyst St. Thomas, ON March 18, 1968
Russ King Bristolville, OH March 18, 1989
Ryan Truex Mayetta, NJ March 18, 1992
Slade Miller Edmond, OK March 18, 1986
Toby Robertson Winston-Salem, NC March 18, 1975
Tyler Poulin Pascoag, RI March 18, 1984