October 23 History
RACES HELD ON October 23
Date Series Track Winner Laps
23 October 1949
NASCAR Modified National Championship Vernon, NY Charles Barry
23 October 1949
NSCRA Lakewood, GA Tim Flock 150
23 October 1949
NASCAR Modified National Championship High Point, OH Buck Baker
23 October 1950
National Stock Car Racing Association Pensacola, FL Lamar Crabtree
23 October 1953
California Roadster Association [[Culver City Speedway|]] Nick Valenta
23 October 1955
MARC Racing Series Hartford Township, OH Iggy Katona 100
23 October 1955
NASCAR Grand National North Wilkesboro, NC Buck Baker 160
23 October 1956
NASCAR Grand National Shelby, NC Buck Baker 200
23 October 1958
IMCA Stock Car Series Shreveport, LA Ernie Derr 25
23 October 1960
USAC Midwest Sprint Car Series Houston, TX Parnelli Jones
23 October 1960
NASCAR Grand National Richmond, VA Speedy Thompson 200
23 October 1965
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Rick Henderson 20
23 October 1965
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Hal Minyard
23 October 1966
Eastern States 200 Central Middletown, NY Will Cagle
23 October 1966
NASCAR Modified National Championship Martinsville, VA James Hayes 300
23 October 1966
IMCA Stock Car Series Shreveport, LA Ramo Stott 100
23 October 1966
NASCAR Modified National Championship Thompson, CT Ed Flemke
23 October 1971
NASCAR Modified National Championship San Jose, CA Roland Wloydka 20
23 October 1976
California Racing Association Gardena, CA Ron Shuman
23 October 1976
NASCAR Baby Grand Rockingham, NC Roger Hamby
23 October 1976
NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship Concord, NC Ray Hendrick 200
23 October 1977
V8 Supercars Series Virginia, SA, Australia Allan Moffat 104
23 October 1977
Eastern States 200 Central Middletown, NY Gary Balough
23 October 1977
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rockingham, NC Donnie Allison 492
23 October 1977
ASA National Tour Salem, IN Bob Senneker 100
23 October 1977
NASCAR Modified National Championship Kingsport, TN Ron Bouchard
23 October 1982
NASCAR International Sedan Series Rockingham, NC Larry Hoopaugh
23 October 1982
USAC National Midget Car Series Gardena, CA Stan Fox
23 October 1983
Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Sayre, AL Red Farmer
23 October 1986
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Gardena, CA Sammy Swindell
23 October 1987
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Gardena, CA Steve Kinser
23 October 1988
NASCAR Winston Modified Tour Rougemont, NC Rick Fuller 150
23 October 1988
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rockingham, NC Rusty Wallace 492
23 October 1988
Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Eastern States 200
Middletown, NY Rich Eurich 200
23 October 1988
United Sprint Association Phoenix, AZ Mark Kinser
23 October 1988
SCCA Escort Trans-Am Championship St. Petersburg, FL Walter Rohrl 63
23 October 1992
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Mesquite, TX Andy Hillenburg
23 October 1993
DIRTcar Sportsman Series Middletown, NY Chuck Bower
23 October 1993
NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Rockingham, NC Mark Martin 197
23 October 1993
USAC Copenhagen/Skoal Western Midget Car Series Ventura, CA Page Jones
23 October 1993
Southern United Professional Racing Series Baker, LA Tony Cardin
23 October 1993
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Mesquite, TX Dave Blaney
23 October 1993
SMART Modified Tour South Boston, VA Frank Fleming 150
23 October 1993
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Middletown, NY Kenny Tremont, Jr.
23 October 1993
STARS Racing Series
Dirt Track World Championship
Pennsboro, WV Freddy Smith 100
23 October 1994
NEMA Lee, NH Bob Resco, Jr.
23 October 1994
STARS Racing Series Lenoir City, TN Steve Francis
23 October 1994
USAC Loctite National Sprint Car Series Winchester, IN Mike Bliss 33
23 October 1994
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rockingham, NC Dale Earnhardt 492
23 October 1994
World of Outlaws Copenhagen/Skoal Shootout Mesquite, TX Sammy Swindell 30
23 October 1994
USAC Skoal National Midget Car Series Winchester, IN Tony Stewart
23 October 1996
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Middletown, NY Danny Johnson
23 October 1998
NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Phoenix, AZ Garrett Evans 186
23 October 1998
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Phoenix, AZ Tyler Walker 20
23 October 1999
FASCAR Sunbelt Super Late Model Series
Florida Governor's Cup
Samsula, FL Wayne Anderson
23 October 1999
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series Jefferson, GA Marty Ward 250
23 October 1999
NASCAR Busch Series Rockingham, NC Mark Martin 197
23 October 1999
Pennzoil World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Phoenix, AZ Donny Schatz 30
23 October 1999
UDTRA Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series Woodstock, GA Dale McDowell 100
23 October 1999
ROMCO Super Late Model Series San Antonio, TX Chris Davidson 150
23 October 1999
Magnolia State 100 Byram, MS Terry English 100
23 October 1999
Myakka Brokers Southern Pro Truck Series Punta Gorda, FL Bruce Gaskins
23 October 2004
Valvoline USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Oildale, CA Cory Kruseman
23 October 2004
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Martinsville, VA Jamie McMurray 200
23 October 2004
O'Reilly American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores and Classic Trailers Mesquite, TX Shane Stewart
23 October 2004
USAC Carolina-Virginia Ford Focus Midget Car Series South Boston, VA Chase Scott 50
23 October 2004
National Late Model Series Pooler, GA Jordy Nipper
23 October 2004
Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Pine Hall, NC Ray Tucker
23 October 2004
DIRTcar Turning Stone Casino 358-Modified Series Middletown, NY Brett Hearn 150
23 October 2004
Show-Me Racin Series Pocola, OK Justin Wells
23 October 2004
Allison Legacy Race Series Myrtle Beach, SC Derek Lee
23 October 2004
USAC California North Ford Focus Midget Car Series Oildale, CA Bobby Michnowicz 25
23 October 2004
USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, Championship Series Myrtle Beach, SC Benny Gordon 263
23 October 2004
O'Reilly Southern All Star Racing Series Gaffney, SC Dennis Franklin
23 October 2004
Lee Fields Memorial Irvington, AL Eddie Mercer 68
23 October 2004
O'Reilly Midwest LateModel Racing Association Muskogee, OK Alan Vaughn
23 October 2004
V8 Supercars Series Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia Marcos Ambrose 22
23 October 2004
UARA STARS Late Model Series Jacksonville, NC Steve Wallace 150
23 October 2004
Cotton Pickin 100 Columbus, MS Billy Moyer 100
23 October 2004
O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Barberville, FL Kenny Adams
23 October 2004
O'Reilly Auto Parts Southern United Professional Racing Series Loxley, AL Ray Moore
23 October 2004
NASCAR Busch Series Memphis, TN Martin Truex, Jr. 255
23 October 2004
Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Super DIRT Series Middletown, NY Tim Hindley 75
23 October 2004
NASCAR West Series Irwindale, CA Austin Cameron 152
23 October 2004
O'Reilly Topless Outlaw Racing Association Muskogee, OK Alan Vaughn
23 October 2005
V8 Supercars Series Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia Craig Lowndes 22
23 October 2005
Desafio Corona Guadajelara, JAL, Mexico Rogelio Lopez 83
23 October 2005
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Martinsville, VA Jeff Gordon 500
23 October 2005
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23 October 2005
V8 Supercars Series Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia Craig Lowndes 22
23 October 2005
Georgia Asphalt Series
World Crown
Jefferson, GA Ronnie Sanders 209
23 October 2008
O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour Little Rock, AR Gary Wright
23 October 2009
United Dirt Late Model Challenge Series Zuber, FL Dillon Wood 50
23 October 2010
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Martinsville, VA Ron Hornaday, Jr. 206
23 October 2010
D&D Auto Recycling Steel Block Bandits Late Model Series Markleysburg, PA Walker Arthur
23 October 2010
USAC Eastern Ford Focus Midget Car Series
USAC Midwest Pavement Ford Focus Midget Car Series
Hickory, NC Jake Blackhurst 35
23 October 2010
Allison Legacy Race Series Dillon, SC Tyler Hill 50
23 October 2010
AMSOIL USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Perris, CA Mike Spencer 30
23 October 2010
USAC Western Dirt Ford Focus Midget Car Series Perris, CA Nick Carlson 20
23 October 2010
NASCAR Nationwide Series Madison, IL Brad Keselowski 200
23 October 2010
Volunteer STARS Racing Series Chatsworth, GA Ronnie Johnson 40
23 October 2010
Bright House Challenge Series Samsula, FL Tim Russell 50
23 October 2010
USAC Western Dirt Young Guns Ford Focus Midget Car Series Perris, CA Daniel Williams 20
23 October 2010
ASCS Canyon Region Peoria, AZ R.J. Johnson
23 October 2010
Lucas Oil Modified Racing Series presented by Rockstar Energy Drink Lake Havasu City, AZ Chris Gerchman
23 October 2010
O'Reilly Auto Parts NCRA Southern Modified Series Enid, OK Travis Johnson
23 October 2011
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Talladega, AL Clint Bowyer 188
23 October 2011
NASCAR Mexico Corona Series San Luis Potosí, SLP, Mexico German Quiroga 183
23 October 2011
Modified Racing Series Lee, NH Rowan Pennink 100
23 October 2011
Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series
Eastern States 200
Middletown, NY Danny Johnson 205
23 October 2011
Allison Legacy Race Series North Lee, NH James Logan
23 October 2013
Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by MAVTV American Real Little Rock, AR Danny Lasoski
23 October 2014
Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series presented by MAVTV American Real Little Rock, AR Brian Brown
23 October 2015
Southern Outlaw Superstreet Series Pooler, GA Jottie Burgamy 25
23 October 2015
Go Nuclear Late Model Series Weedsport, NY Lee Gill 40
23 October 2015
POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series
USAC Honda National Midget Championship
Jason Leffler Memorial
Wayne City, IL Bryan Clauson 40
23 October 2015
USAC Western Asphalt HPD Midget Championship Las Vegas, NV Ashley Hazelton 30
23 October 2015
V8 Ute Racing Series Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia David Sieders 8
23 October 2015
GRIT American Racer Series Dundee, NY Casey Pavlick 50
23 October 2015
AMSOIL USAC CRA Sprint Car Series Peoria, AZ Damion Gardner 30
23 October 2015
Fall 50 Preliminary Walton, KY Jason Feger 35
23 October 2015
Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Walton, KY Kyle Strickler 30
23 October 2015
DIRTcar 358-Modified Series Weedsport, NY Jimmy Phelps 125
23 October 2016
Carolina Eastern Mini Cup Association Dillon, SC Bill Willis
23 October 2016
NEMA Waterford, CT Doug Coby
23 October 2016
NorthEast Race Cars and Parts Tri-Track Open Modified Series Waterford, CT Matt Hirschman 65
23 October 2016
Midwest Truck Series Wisconsin Dells, WI Gabe Sommers 30
23 October 2016
NEMA Lites Waterford, CT Jimmy Chambers
23 October 2016
Sunoco Challenge Series Winter Haven, FL Jesse Dutilly 100
23 October 2016
Valenti Modified Racing Series Lee, NH Jon McKennedy 50
23 October 2016
Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series presented by Heintz Performance
Blue-Gray 100
Gaffney, SC Darrell Lanigan 100
23 October 2016
Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Series
Averdi Storage Containers Patriot Sprint Tour
Dundee, NY Coleman Gulick
23 October 2016
Eastern States 200 Central Middletown, NY Stewart Friesen
23 October 2016
Valenti Modified Racing Series Lee, NH Jon McKennedy 50
23 October 2016
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Talladega, AL Joey Logano 192
23 October 2016
Mid-Atlantic Street Stock Championship Series Dillon, SC Sonny Schoffen
23 October 2016
Six Shooter Series Pure Stocks Blackman, FL Mike Emmons
23 October 2016
Pro Four Modifieds of New England Waterford, CT Brett Meservey 25
DRIVERS BORN ON October 23
Driver Hometown Date of Birth Date of Death
Alex Clubb Morris, IL October 23, 1991
Alex Zanardi Bologna, Italy October 23, 1966
Eric Kwong Hong Kong, Hong Kong October 23, 1982
Frank Christian Atlanta, GA October 23, 1910 December 8, 1969
Glen Cummings Highland, CA October 23, 1954
Jason Bell Tampa, FL October 23, 1974
Jason Merriman Belspring, VA October 23, 1983
Jeremy Matthies Germantown, NY October 23, 1978
Jeroen Bleekemolen Heemestede, Holland October 23, 1981
Jerry Hansen Long Lake, MN October 23, 1936
Jimmy McCoy Keller, TX October 23, 1959
Jon Henes LaGrange, OH October 23, 1975
Jordan Gahan Fredericton, NB October 23, 1992
Mike Speet Hamilton, MI October 23, 1980
Mike Welch Coopersville, MI October 23, 1967
Nick Fornoro Danbury, CT October 23, 1920 September 27, 2007
Richard Johns Lawrenceville, GA October 23, 1981
Roger Carter Sunfield, MI October 23, 1969
Sean McClelland Tulsa, OK October 23, 1974
Shane Biles Woodinville, WA October 23, 1967
Ted Hines New Castle, IN October 23, 1961
Tommy McAndrew Allentown, PA October 23, 1933 January 30, 2011
Tyler Sjoman Alexandria, MN October 23, 1988
Victor Sifton Newmarket, ON October 23, 1964