October 18 History
RACES HELD ON October 18
Date Series Track Winner Laps
18 October 1947
California Roadster Association [[Huntington Beach|]] Colby Scroggin
18 October 1952
California Roadster Association Gardena, CA George "Red" Amick
18 October 1952
NASCAR Modified National Championship Spartanburg, SC Speedy Thompson
18 October 1953
NASCAR Grand National Martinsville, VA Jim Paschal 200
18 October 1953
MARC Racing Series Mercer, PA Russ Hepler 150
18 October 1957
USAC National Midget Car Series [[Contra Costa Stadium|]] Johnny Boyd
18 October 1958
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Allen Heath
18 October 1958
USAC National Midget Car Series Pacheco, CA George Amick
18 October 1959
NASCAR Grand National North Wilkesboro, NC Lee Petty 160
18 October 1964
NASCAR Grand National Concord, NC Fred Lorenzen 267
18 October 1964
USAC National Midget Car Series Fresno, CA Billy Cantrell
18 October 1964
USAC Stock Car Series
Tony Bettenhausen Memorial
Schererville, IN Norm Nelson
1966
Florida Governor's Cup Tampa, FL Bobby Brack
18 October 1969
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Bill Scott 100
18 October 1969
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Jimmy Oskie
18 October 1969
NASCAR Grand Touring Raleigh, NC Buck Baker
18 October 1969
IMCA Stock Car Series Shreveport, LA Ernie Derr 25
18 October 1970
NASCAR Modified National Championship Beltsville, MD Jerry Cook
18 October 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Nashville, TN James Ham 30
18 October 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Thompson, CT Paul Montecalvo
18 October 1970
NASCAR Grand National Martinsville, VA Richard Petty 500
18 October 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Nashville, TN Alton Jones 100
18 October 1970
Bobby McKim Memorial DeLand, FL Larry Flynn 100
18 October 1970
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Beltsville, MD Jimmy Hensley 200
18 October 1970
NASCAR Modified National Championship Thompson, CT Bill Harmon
18 October 1975
California Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Ron Shuman
18 October 1975
NASCAR Baby Grand Rockingham, NC Larry Pearson
18 October 1979
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Pontoon Beach, IL Doug Wolfgang
18 October 1980
October 200 Bakersfield, CA Jim Thirkettle 100
18 October 1980
Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Kirkwood, NY Chuck Akulis 100
18 October 1980
October 200 Bakersfield, CA Steve Burgess 100
18 October 1980
NCRA Supermodified Series Lawton, OK Emmett Hahn
18 October 1980
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Ron Shuman
18 October 1980
NCRA Late Model Series Lawton, OK Terry Deatherage
18 October 1981
NCRA Late Model Series Enid, OK Van Gemmill
18 October 1981
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Rossburg, OH Steve Kinser
18 October 1981
ARCA Racing Series Nashville, TN Bob Schacht 100
18 October 1981
USAC National Sprint Car Series Charlestown, IN Eddie Leavitt
18 October 1981
Dirt Track World Championship Pennsboro, WV Jim Dunn 100
18 October 1986
NASCAR Busch All-Star Super Series Braselton, GA Ronnie Johnson
18 October 1986
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Rockingham, NC Morgan Shepherd 197
18 October 1986
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Fonda, NY Doug Carlyle
18 October 1986
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout San Jose, CA Steve Kinser
18 October 1986
California Racing Association Phoenix, AZ Gary G. Howard
18 October 1987
ASA National Tour
All American 400
Nashville, TN Darrell Waltrip 400
18 October 1987
NASCAR Charlotte/Daytona Dash Series Hickory, NC Andy Belmont 100
18 October 1987
STARS Racing Series
Dirt Track World Championship
Pennsboro, WV Larry Moore 100
18 October 1987
NEMA Thompson, CT Bob Cicconi 25
18 October 1987
Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Fonda, NY Kenny Brightbill 200
18 October 1987
USAC Jolly Rancher Candies Western Midget Car Series Gardena, CA Jac Haudenschild
18 October 1989
United Sprint Association Phoenix, AZ Sammy Swindell
18 October 1991
Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Ronnie Poche
18 October 1991
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Royce City, TX Steve Kinser
18 October 1992
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Indianapolis, IN Sammy Swindell
18 October 1992
STARS Racing Series
Dirt Track World Championship
Pennsboro, WV Ronnie Johnson 100
18 October 1992
NASCAR Winston Modified Tour Martinsville, VA Mike Stefanik 200
18 October 1992
Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Fonda, NY Bob McCreadie
18 October 1992
Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Tom Nesbitt
18 October 1992
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Martinsville, VA Bobby Labonte 200
18 October 1992
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Maryville, TN Buddy Morris
18 October 1992
NASCAR Winston All Pro Series
All American 400
Nashville, TN Jeff Purvis 400
18 October 1995
World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Highlands, TX Jeff Swindell 30
18 October 1996
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Fonda, NY Brett Hearn
18 October 1996
World of Outlaws Skoal Outlaw Series Mesquite, TX Steve Kinser 20
18 October 1997
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Mesquite, TX Mark Kinser 30
18 October 1997
SCCA Pro Racing Trans-Am Championship Reno, NV Mike Borkowski 73
18 October 1997
PRO Truck Tour Lakeville, CT Brett Roubinek
18 October 1997
ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Springfield, IL Tim Steele 106
18 October 1997
Nor-Cal Best In The West Late Model Tour Series Roseville, CA Tim Bost
18 October 1997
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Fonda, NY Alan Johnson
18 October 1997
Northern Auto Racing Club San Jose, CA Randy Hannagan 30
18 October 1997
NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour San Bernardino, CA Steve Portenga 125
18 October 1997
NASCAR Busch North Series Lakeville, CT Ted Christopher 82
18 October 1997
Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Howard Willis
18 October 1997
USAC Western Midget Series Las Vegas, NV Ronnie Day
18 October 1997
USAC Silver Crown Series Las Vegas, NV Tony Stewart 100
18 October 1997
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Fontana, CA Mike Bliss 100
18 October 1998
NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series
All American 400
Nashville, TN Freddie Query 400
18 October 1998
International Supermodified Association Thompson, CT Randy Sweet
18 October 1998
Mr. DIRT Sportsman Championship Fonda, NY John McAuliffe
18 October 1998
Florida Pro Series Barberville, FL Darryl Shelnut 125
18 October 1998
Southern All Stars Topless Bandits Cleveland, TN Danny Peoples
18 October 1998
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series Myrtle Beach, SC Michael Ritch 250
18 October 1998
STARS Racing Series Mineral Wells, WV Bart Hartman
18 October 1998
Dirt Track World Championship Prestonburg, KY Freddy Smith
18 October 1998
Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Fonda, NY Brett Hearn
18 October 1998
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Bakersfield, CA Dennis Setzer 300
18 October 1998
NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series Thompson, CT Mike Stefanik 126
18 October 2002
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Curt Lipsey
18 October 2002
Empire Sports Network Pro Stock Super DIRT Series Accord, NY Jon Miller 50
18 October 2003
NASCAR Busch Series Memphis, TN Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 250
18 October 2003
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Jody Prince
18 October 2003
All American 400 Nashville, TN Brian Hoppe 200
18 October 2003
FASCAR Sunbelt Super Late Model Series Lakeland, FL Wayne Anderson 125
18 October 2003
Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Super DIRT Series Fonda, NY Tim Clemons 30
18 October 2003
O'Reilly Southern All Star Racing Series Bulls Gap, TN Vic Hill
18 October 2003
Texas Super Racing Series Late Models San Antonio, TX Brad Hudak 66
18 October 2003
United Sprint Car Series Barberville, FL Kenny Adams
18 October 2003
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Sprint Car Series Baker, LA Mike Dupuy
18 October 2003
NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Bakersfield, CA Kevin Vernon 150
18 October 2003
Keystone Legends Tour Betchelsville, PA Rodney Kistler
18 October 2003
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Championship Series Myrtle Beach, SC Benny Gordon 260
18 October 2003
ARCA RE/MAX Series South Boston, VA Ken Schrader 204
18 October 2003
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Martinsville, VA Jon Wood 200
18 October 2003
Pro Four Modifieds of New England Thompson, CT John Studley
18 October 2003
O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Modified Series Mayetta, KS Conner Ward
18 October 2003
UARA STARS Late Model Series Jacksonville, NC Jamey Caudill 150
18 October 2003
USAC National Midget Series South Boston, VA Aaron Fike 50
18 October 2003
O'Reilly World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Tunica, MS Greg Hodnett 30
18 October 2003
United States Late Model Association Albuquerque, NM Branden Bonnett
18 October 2003
O'Reilly American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores and United Trailers Mesquite, TX Gary Wright
18 October 2003
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Fonda, NY Pat Ward
18 October 2003
FASCAR Goodyear Challenge Series Lakeland, FL Larry Osteen 100
18 October 2003
National Late Model Series Pooler, GA Johnny Collins
18 October 2003
Empire Sports Network Pro Stock Super DIRT Series Fonda, NY Kenny Gates 30
18 October 2003
O'Reilly Midwest LateModel Racing Association South Coffeyville, OK Terry Phillips
18 October 2003
Speed Truck Challenge Irwindale, CA Troy Decuir 99
18 October 2003
ROMCO Super Late Model Series San Antonio, TX Eddy Wallace 125
18 October 2004
USA Modified Series Kalamazoo, MI Mike Stacy
18 October 2008
ASCS Southwest Region Tucson, AZ Ben Gregg
18 October 2008
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Middletown, NY Brett Hearn
18 October 2008
Dirt Track World Championship Non-Qualifier Waverly, OH Eddie Carrier, Jr. 30
18 October 2008
Discount Tire ASCS Canyon Region Phoenix, AZ Jeremy Sherman
18 October 2008
National Late Model Series Waynesville, GA Dennis Franklin
18 October 2008
ASA Southeast Asphalt Tour Cordele, GA Jason Hogan 100
18 October 2008
ASA Speed Truck Challenge Lake Havasu City, AZ Chris Buescher 100
18 October 2008
O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour Mesquite, TX Gary Wright 25
18 October 2008
ASA Late Model Series Southern Division Punta Gorda, FL Colt James 125
18 October 2008
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Ray Moore
18 October 2008
Race Brothers Show-Me Racin Series Pocola, OK Rick Wallis
18 October 2008
Late Model River Series Lake Havasu City, AZ Ron Daniel
18 October 2008
Allison Legacy Race Series Greenville, SC Justin Allison 35
18 October 2008
Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Series
Southern Ontario Sprints
Brockville, ON Rick Wilson 25
18 October 2008
SuperClean Modified Racing Series Blythe, CA Jimmy Dickerson
18 October 2008
Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Tulare, CA Jac Haudenschild 35
18 October 2008
Lucas Oil USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Perris, CA Damion Gardner 30
18 October 2008
USAC California Pavement Ford Focus Midget Car Series Blythe, CA Ian Miille 25
18 October 2008
DIRTcar Sportsman Series Middletown, NY Mike Ruggiero
18 October 2008
O'Reilly Topless Outlaw Racing Association
O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Late Model Series
Mayetta, KS Jesse Stovall 40
18 October 2008
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Martinsville, VA Johnny Benson, Jr. 200
18 October 2008
UARA STARS Late Model Series Asheboro, NC Darrell Wallace, Jr. 150
18 October 2008
Dirt Track World Championship Waverly, OH Brian Birkhofer 100
18 October 2008
USA Modified Series Marne, MI Brian Bergakker
18 October 2008
Cotton Pickin 100 Columbus, MS Billy Moyer 100
18 October 2008
PASS South Super Late Model Series
PASS National Championship Super Late Model Series
Greenville, SC Alex Haase 150
18 October 2008
CRA Super Series Marne, MI Brian Campbell 125
18 October 2009
Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by K&N Filters Mesquite, TX Kevin Ramey 30
18 October 2009
O'Reilly MLRA Presented by Lucas Oil Products Nevada, MO John L. Anderson
18 October 2009
CRA Super Series
Winchester 400
Winchester, IN Kyle Busch 400
18 October 2009
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Brockville, ON Mario Clair
18 October 2009
O'Reilly Southern All Star Racing Series Lavonia, GA Randy Weaver 50
18 October 2009
DIRTcar Pro-Stock Series Brockville, ON Joey Ladouceur 50
18 October 2009
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Rob Litton
18 October 2009
UARA STARS Late Model Series Hickory, NC Coleman Pressley 150
18 October 2009
Dirt Track World Championship Lawrenceburg, IN Jimmy Mars 100
18 October 2009
NEMA Thompson, CT Nokie Fornoro 25
18 October 2013
NASCAR K & N Pro Series East Braselton, GA Dylan Kwasniewski 28
18 October 2014
Viper Pro Late Model Series Opp, AL Mike Garvey 125
18 October 2014
Lone Star Legacy Series Kyle, TX Allen Sampson 20
18 October 2014
Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Brockville, ON Danny Johnson
18 October 2014
Texas Pro Sedan Series Kyle, TX Sergio Hexsel 25
18 October 2014
Allison Legacy Race Series Hickory, NC Justin LaDuke 35
18 October 2014
NCRA Modified Series Park City, KS Tanner Mullens 30
18 October 2014
All Star Stock Car Series Waynesville, GA Bradley Frakes 50
18 October 2014
Delaware State Dirt Track Championships (Late Model) Delmar, DE Rob Schirmer 50
18 October 2014
Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by LoanMart Lake Havasu City, AZ Doug Hamm
18 October 2014
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Touring Series Waynesville, GA Chase Edge 50
18 October 2014
Valenti Modified Racing Series Thompson, CT Stephen Masse
18 October 2014
PASS South Super Late Model Series Rougemont, NC Christopher Bell 150
18 October 2014
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Dirt Track World Championship
Portsmouth, OH Scott Bloomquist 100
18 October 2014
Tampa Bay Area Racing Association
Frank Riddle Memorial
Bradenton, FL Shane Butler 40
18 October 2014
World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Fremont, OH Donny Schatz 40
18 October 2014
USAC Western Asphalt HPD Midget Championship Madera, CA Dylan Nobile 30
18 October 2014
Pro Four Modifieds of New England Thompson, CT Phil Lausier 22
18 October 2014
SouthEast Super Trucks Series Hudson, NC Kyle Benjamin
18 October 2014
USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series Peoria, AZ Stevie Sussex 30
18 October 2014
Carolina Asphalt Street Stocks Hickory, NC Ben Ebeling
18 October 2014
X-1R Pro Cup Series Hickory, NC Caleb Holman 250
18 October 2014
PASS Pro Late Model Series Rougemont, NC Kodie Conner 50
18 October 2014
DIRTcar Sportsman Series Brockville, ON Shane Pecore 50
18 October 2014
Ronnie Barnette Memorial Robersonville, NC Louis White 75
18 October 2014
Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Gastonia, NC Casey Roberts 40
18 October 2014
New England Truck Series Thompson, CT Chris Turbush 20
18 October 2014
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Talladega, AL Timothy Peters 95
18 October 2014
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Eastaboga, AL Riley Hickman 40
18 October 2014
SRL S2 Tour Series Irwindale, CA Blaine Perkins 35
18 October 2014
Texas Roadhouse North East Mini Stock Tour Thompson, CT Toby Wells 20
18 October 2014
United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series Clewiston, FL Jason Fitzgerald 50
18 October 2014
Smiley's Racing Products ASCS Lone Star Region
Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by MAVTV American Real
Mesquite, TX Matt Covington
18 October 2015
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Thompson, CT Doug Coby 150
18 October 2015
NASCAR Mexico Series presented by FOX Sports 3 Aguascalientes, AGU Rogelio Lopez 171
18 October 2015
All American 400 Nashville, TN Daniel Hemric 300
18 October 2015
CRA Vore's Welding Late Model Sportsman Series Powered by JEGS Brownsburg, IN Terry Fisher, Jr. 30
18 October 2015
International Supermodified Association Thompson, CT Dave Shullick, Jr. 50
18 October 2015
CRA Stealth Trailers Street Stocks Series Powered by JEGS Brownsburg, IN Colby Lane 30
18 October 2015
NEMA Lites Thompson, CT Scott Bigelow 20
18 October 2015
USAC Eastern HPD Midget Championship Altamahaw, NC Chris Lamb 35
18 October 2015
ARCA Truck Series Painesville, OH Shawn Szep 125
18 October 2015
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kansas City, KS Joey Logano 269
18 October 2015
Mexico Pro Series Aguascalientes, AGU Giovanni Rodrigo 75
18 October 2015
Mischa Sell Memorial Altamahaw, NC Dylan Ward 100
18 October 2018
USRA B-Mod Out-Pace Iron Man Challenge presented by Pace Performance Winston, MO Kris Jackson
18 October 2018
USRA Stock Car Holley Iron Man Challenge presented by Medieval Chassis Winston, MO Brett Heeter
18 October 2018
Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region Middletown, NY Mike Gular
18 October 2018
Rico Abreu Racing Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing Tulare, CA Mitchell Faccinto 30
DRIVERS BORN ON October 18
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Alex Kerslake Maple Valley, WA October 18, 1989
Alex Tagliani Montreal, QC October 18, 1972
Brad Osborn Janesville, IA October 18, 1979
Brian Kenkel Elkhorn, NE October 18, 1968
Brian Wallis Fort Worth, TX October 18, 1968
Caleb Hall Stillwell, KS October 18, 1983
Charlie Menard Eau Claire, WI October 18, 1972
Dane Cameron Newport Beach, CA October 18, 1988
Dave Finney Sycamore, IL October 18, 1960
Dillon Oliver Bowling Green, KY October 18, 1989
Evan Beaulieu Durham, ME October 18, 1992
Fred Harbach Huntington Station, NY October 18, 1936 June 1, 1995
George Monsen Chelmsford, MA October 18, 1931 June 14, 1996
Grant Folsom Waitsfield, VT October 18, 1980
Jared Miller Hudsonville, MI October 18, 1993
Jason Wolfe Mount Vernon, OH October 18, 1994
Justin Fontaine Fletcher, NC October 18, 1997
Leigh Caruthers Wake Forest, NC October 18, 1987
Leighton Reese Minnetonka, MN October 18, 1957
Mario Clair Drummondville, QC October 18, 1972
Mike Watts Davidson, NC October 18, 1956
Paul Shull Clintwood, VA October 18, 1940
Rit Dulac Plantsville, CT October 18, 1956
Ron Peterson Glendora, CA October 18, 1958
Russell Stewart Mount Ayr, IA October 18, 1974
Steven Russell Springfield, IL October 18, 1996
Travis Ayres Granville Summit, PA October 18, 1970