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Driver birthdays and races run on April 8th

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Races run on April 8th:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
04-08-1951 1951-04Carrell SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalMarshall Teague
04-08-1951 1951-03Lakeview SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalTim Flock
04-08-1956 1956-04Gardena StadiumPacific Coast Late Model DivisionClyde Palmer
04-08-1956 1956-04Champion SpeedwayNASCAR Convertible SeriesBob Welborn
04-08-1956 Wilkes County 160North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalTim Flock
04-08-1962 Trenton 100Trenton SpeedwayUSAC Champ Car SeriesA.J. Foyt
04-08-1969 Greenville 200Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalBobby Isaac
04-08-1971 Columbia 200Columbia SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupRichard Petty
04-08-1973 Gwyn Staley 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupRichard Petty
04-08-1979 Coors 200Texas World SpeedwayUSAC Champ Car SeriesA.J. Foyt
04-08-1979 United States Grand Prix - WestLong Beach Street CircuitFormula OneGilles Villeneuve
04-08-1979 CRC Chemicals Rebel 500Darlington RacewayNASCAR Winston CupDarrell Waltrip
04-08-1984 Northwestern Bank 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupTim Richmond
04-08-1989 Kaddyshack 100Evergreen SpeedwayNASCAR Winston Northwest TourBob Fox
04-08-1989 Budweiser 100Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourMike Chase
04-08-1989 1989-01Phoenix International RacewayCART American Racing SeriesMike Groff
04-08-1990 Autoworks 200Phoenix International RacewayCARTRick Mears
04-08-1990 Kil-Kare Icebreaker 125Kil-Kare SpeedwayARCA Permatex SuperCar SeriesJerry Churchill
04-08-1990 Winston 200Richmond International RacewayNASCAR Winston Modified TourRick Fuller
04-08-1990 WintonWinton Motor RacewayAustralian Touring Car ChampionshipJim Richards
04-08-1990 Valleydale Meats 500Bristol International SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupDavey Allison
04-08-1995 Racing Champions 200Tucson Raceway ParkNASCAR SuperTruck Series by CraftsmanRon Hornaday, Jr.
04-08-1995 Coors 100Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourLance Hooper
04-08-2000 Discount Auto Parts 300Lanier National SpeedwayASA National TourScott Wimmer
04-08-2000 Clipsal 500 #1Adelaide Grand Prix CircuitShell Championship SeriesCraig Lowndes
04-08-2000 BellSouth Mobility 320Nashville SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesRandy LaJoie
04-08-2001 Clipsal 500 #2Adelaide Grand Prix CircuitShell Championship SeriesJason Bright
04-08-2001 Virginia 500Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupDale Jarrett
04-08-2001 Toyota Grand Prix of Long BeachLong Beach Street CircuitCARTHelio Castroneves
04-08-2001 2001-02Long Beach Street CircuitFirestone / Dayton Indy LightsTownsend Bell
04-08-2001 Coca-Cola 250Rockford SpeedwayRE/MAX Challenge SeriesSteve Carlson
04-08-2001 Infiniti Grand Prix of MiamiHomestead-Miami SpeedwayIndy Racing Northern Light SeriesSam Hornish, Jr.
04-08-2002 IcebreakerThompson SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Modified TourJerry Marquis
04-08-2002 Samsung / Radio Shack 500Texas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupMatt Kenseth
04-08-2006 Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Southern Modified TourJunior Miller
04-08-2006 Crown Royal Grand Am Challenge of Long BeachLong Beach Street CircuitGrand-Am Rolex Sports Car SeriesLuis Diaz
Scott Pruett
04-08-2006 Naturally Fresh 250Peach State SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesClay Rogers
04-08-2006 Toyota Pro / Celebrity RaceLong Beach Street CircuitExhibition / UnclassifiedBucky Lasek
04-08-2006 O'Reilly 300Texas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Busch SeriesKurt Busch
04-08-2007 Vegas Grand PrixLas Vegas Street CircuitChamp Car World SeriesWill Power
04-08-2007 Petronas Malaysian Grand PrixSepang International CircuitFormula OneFernando Alonso
04-08-2010 Jimmie Johnson Foundation 100Phoenix International RacewayNASCAR K&N Pro Series WestEric Holmes
04-08-2011 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300Texas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesCarl Edwards
04-08-2012 Nogaro 200 Sprint RaceCircuit Paul ArmagnacWhelen Euro Elite 1Ander Vilarino
04-08-2013 Tasmania Microsoft Office 365 #3Symmons Plains RacewayV8 SupercarsFabian Coulthard
04-08-2016 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300Texas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Xfinity SeriesKyle Busch
04-08-2017 Valencia American Fest Race 1Circuit Ricardo TormoWhelen Euro Elite 1Borja Garcia
04-08-2017 Valencia American Fest Race 1Circuit Ricardo TormoWhelen Euro Elite 2Thomas Ferrando
04-08-2017 Music City 200Fairgrounds Speedway NashvilleARCA Racing SeriesChad Finley
04-08-2017 Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayNASCAR K&N Pro Series EastKyle Benjamin
04-08-2017 Bubba Burger Grand Prix at Long BeachLong Beach Street CircuitWeathertech SportsCar ChampionshipJordan Taylor
Ricky Taylor
04-08-2017 Tyrepower Tasmania Super Sprint #1Symmons Plains RacewayVirgin Australia SupercarsShane van Gisbergen
04-08-2017 My Bariatric Solutions 300Texas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Xfinity SeriesErik Jones
04-08-2018 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand PrixBahrain International CircuitFormula OneSebastian Vettel
04-08-2018 IcebreakerThompson Speedway Motorsports ParkNASCAR Whelen Modified TourJustin Bonsignore
04-08-2018 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500Texas Motor SpeedwayMonster Energy NASCAR CupKyle Busch
04-08-2018 Tyrepower Tasmania Super Sprint #2Symmons Plains RacewayVirgin Australia SupercarsCraig Lowndes
04-08-2021 Virginia Is For Racing Lovers 200Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourEric Goodale
04-08-2022 Beaurepaires Melbourne 400 #1Albert Park Grand Prix CircuitRepco Supercars ChampionshipChaz Mostert
04-08-2022 Call 811 Before You Dig 250Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Xfinity SeriesBrandon Jones


Races shown are ones from any of the series tracked by racing-reference.info.

Drivers born on April 8th:
DriverBirthdate
  E.J. Hall04-08-1882
  John DePalma04-08-1885
  Frank Lockhart04-08-1903
  Freddie Winnai04-08-1905
  Dale Williams04-08-1913
  Don Olds04-08-1916
  Potsy Goacher04-08-1917
  Nero Steptoe04-08-1921
  Garland Smith04-08-1922
  Jim Bickerstaff04-08-1931
  Georges Alexandrovitch04-08-1933
  Bob Garretson04-08-1933
  Wally Leatherwood04-08-1947
  Dennis Albro04-08-1949
  Jay Wilton04-08-1952
  Butch Mock04-08-1952
  Jacob Shalit04-08-1955
  Monte Gress04-08-1955
  Billy Middleton04-08-1958
  Robert Pressley04-08-1959
  Mark Green04-08-1959
  Bo McCormick04-08-1962
  Del George04-08-1963
  Tom Jensen04-08-1963
  Billy Innes04-08-1964
  David Barnard04-08-1964
  Darren Crocker04-08-1965
  Mark Blundell04-08-1966
  Mark Rodrigues04-08-1967
  Fredrick Moore04-08-1968
  Corey Sanborn04-08-1972
  Ryan Zeck04-08-1976
  Ben Devlin04-08-1982
  Jacobo Cosio04-08-1988
  Blake Hillard04-08-1989
  Rudy Camarillo04-08-1992
  Dylan Caldwell04-08-1992
  Luke Fenhaus04-08-2004