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Driver birthdays and races run on April 17th

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Races run on April 17th:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
04-17-1955 1955-09Montgomery SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalTim Flock
04-17-1960 1960-12Wilson SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalJoe Weatherly
04-17-1965 Greenville 200Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalDick Hutcherson
04-17-1966 1966-02Stockton 99 SpeedwayPacific Coast Late Model DivisionJack McCoy
04-17-1966 Gwyn Staley 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalJim Paschal
04-17-1977 SandownSandown RacewayAustralian Touring Car ChampionshipAllan Moffat
04-17-1977 Southeastern 500Bristol International SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupCale Yarborough
04-17-1983 Kraco Dixie 200Atlanta Motor SpeedwayCARTGordon Johncock
04-17-1983 Grand Prix of FranceCircuit Paul RicardFormula OneAlain Prost
04-17-1983 Northwestern Bank 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupDarrell Waltrip
04-17-1988 Toyota Grand Prix of Long BeachLong Beach Street CircuitCARTAl Unser, Jr.
04-17-1988 First Union 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupTerry Labonte
04-17-1988 IcebreakerThompson SpeedwayNASCAR Winston Modified TourMike Ewanitsko
04-17-1993 Cascade Recycling 125Yakima SpeedwayNASCAR Winston Northwest TourDan Press
04-17-1993 Spears Manufacturing 200Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Winston West SeriesBill Sedgwick
04-17-1993 Skoal Racing / Amoco Food Stores 200South Boston SpeedwayNASCAR Winston All Pro SeriesBrian Rievley
04-17-1994 Tri-State Megabucks Twin 125'sNew Hampshire International SpeedwayNASCAR Busch North SeriesKelly Moore
04-17-1994 First Union 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupTerry Labonte
04-17-1994 Toyota Grand Prix of Long BeachLong Beach Street CircuitCARTAl Unser, Jr.
04-17-1994 1994-02Long Beach Street CircuitFirestone / Dayton Indy LightsSteve Robertson
04-17-1994 Pacific Grand PrixTanaka International CircuitFormula OneMichael Schumacher
04-17-1994 Tri-State Megabucks Twin 125sNew Hampshire International SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Modified TourReggie Ruggiero
04-17-1997 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Race 1Long Beach Street CircuitNorth American Touring Car ChampionshipNeil Crompton
04-17-1997 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Race 2Long Beach Street CircuitNorth American Touring Car ChampionshipNeil Crompton
04-17-1999 Baxter Auto Parts 150Portland SpeedwayRaybestos Northwest SeriesTom Sweatman
04-17-1999 Winn-Dixie 200 Presented by FastWaxSt. Augustine SpeedwaySlim Jim All-Pro SeriesHal Goodson
04-17-1999 Mark Brooks Memorial 250Myrtle Beach SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesMario Gosselin
04-17-1999 NAPA 250Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Craftsman Truck SeriesJimmy Hensley
04-17-2004 Toyota Pro / Celebrity RaceLong Beach Street CircuitExhibition / UnclassifiedMax Papis
04-17-2004 Lucas Oil 250South Boston SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesMardy Lindley
04-17-2004 Indy Japan 300Twin Ring Motegi SuperspeedwayIndyCar SeriesDan Wheldon
04-17-2004 Autozone Spring ClassicMusic City MotorplexNASCAR Autozone Southeast SeriesBrian Hoppe
04-17-2004 IcebreakerThompson SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Modified TourTed Christopher
04-17-2004 Kroger 250Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Craftsman Truck SeriesRick Crawford
04-17-2005 Grand Prix of AtlantaRoad AtlantaAmerican Le Mans SeriesJ.J. Lehto
Marco Werner
04-17-2005 Placemakers V8 International #2Pukekohe Park RacewayV8 SupercarsGreg Murphy
04-17-2005 Placemakers V8 International #3Pukekohe Park RacewayV8 SupercarsGreg Murphy
04-17-2005 Samsung / Radio Shack 500Texas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Nextel CupGreg Biffle
04-17-2009 Bashas' Supermarkets 200Phoenix International RacewayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesGreg Biffle
04-17-2010 American Le Mans Series at Long BeachLong Beach Street CircuitAmerican Le Mans SeriesDavid Brabham
Simon Pagenaud
04-17-2010 Toyota Pro / Celebrity RaceLong Beach Street CircuitExhibition / UnclassifiedJimmy Vasser
04-17-2010 ITM Hamilton 400 #1Hamilton Street CircuitV8 SupercarsJamie Whincup
04-17-2010 Crane Cams 250New Smyrna SpeedwayUSAR Pro Cup SeriesCaleb Holman
04-17-2011 Aaron's 499Talladega SuperspeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupJimmie Johnson
04-17-2011 ITM Hamilton 400 #2Hamilton Street CircuitV8 SupercarsShane van Gisbergen
04-17-2011 Toyota Grand Prix of Long BeachLong Beach Street CircuitIZOD IndyCar SeriesMike Conway
04-17-2011 Chinese Grand PrixShanghai International CircuitFormula OneLewis Hamilton
04-17-2011 South Boston 150South Boston SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Southern Modified TourTed Christopher
04-17-2011 Long Beach 100Long Beach Street CircuitFirestone Indy Lights SeriesConor Daly
04-17-2011 Round 2Silverstone CircuitFIA Formula TwoMiki Monras
04-17-2011 South Boston 150South Boston SpeedwayNASCAR K&N Pro Series EastSergio Pena
04-17-2011 New Hampshire Governor's Cup 150Lee USA SpeedwayACT Late Model TourBrian Hoar
04-17-2016 Dave's Small Engine Repair / Husqvarna 150Oxford Plains SpeedwayACT Late Model TourBobby Therrien
04-17-2016 Pirelli Chinese Grand PrixShanghai International CircuitFormula OneNico Rosberg
04-17-2016 Toyota Grand Prix of Long BeachLong Beach Street CircuitVerizon IndyCar SeriesSimon Pagenaud
04-17-2016 WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint #2Phillip Island Grand Prix CircuitVirgin Australia SupercarsScott McLaughlin
04-17-2016 Food City 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupCarl Edwards
04-17-2021 Beaurepaires Tasmania SuperSprint #1Symmons Plains RacewayRepco Supercars ChampionshipShane van Gisbergen
04-17-2021 Toyota Care 250Richmond RacewayCamping World Truck SeriesJohn Hunter Nemechek
04-17-2021 Indy Lights Grand Prix of Alabama (1)Barber Motorsports ParkIndy Lights SeriesLinus Lundqvist
04-17-2022 Food City Dirt RaceBristol Motor Speedway Dirt TrackNASCAR Cup SeriesKyle Busch
04-17-2022 Northeast ClassicNew Hampshire Motor SpeedwayACT Late Model TourDerek Gluchacki


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

Drivers born on April 17th:
DriverBirthdate
  Cy Marshall04-17-1902
  Loral Tansy04-17-1904
  Les Anderson04-17-1910
  Gordon Smith04-17-1919
  Jack Reynolds04-17-1928
  Brian Gubby04-17-1934
  Pete Torres04-17-1944
  Lawrie Kyte04-17-1951
  Mike Chase04-17-1952
  Joey Kourafas04-17-1953
  Riccardo Patrese04-17-1954
  Kenneth Nichols04-17-1955
  Rich DeLong04-17-1957
  Raymond Guay04-17-1957
  Steve Cronenwett04-17-1957
  David Grose04-17-1958
  Giovanni Fontanesi04-17-1962
  Aaron McGill04-17-1963
  Jamie Miller04-17-1963
  Steve Knapp04-17-1964
  Chuck Steuer04-17-1968
  Mark Hotchkis04-17-1969
  Ryan Hampton04-17-1974
  Michelle Theriault04-17-1986
  Romain Grosjean04-17-1986
  Darren Robertson04-17-1986
  Josh Allison04-17-1988
  Dominic Ursetta04-17-1988
  Michael Marsal04-17-1988
  Fabio Leimer04-17-1989
  Nicki Thiim04-17-1989
  Tyler Monroe04-17-1990
  Zak Hausler04-17-1995
  Matevos Isaakyan04-17-1998