Skip to content

Driver birthdays and races run on May 1st

Click on the race name to see the results of that race.
Click on the driver name to see the career statistics for that driver.

   

Races run on May 1st:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
05-01-1926 Atlantic City RaceAtlantic City SpeedwayAAA Champ Car SeriesHarry Hartz
05-01-1955 1955-11Charlotte SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalBuck Baker
05-01-1964 Savannah 200Savannah SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalLeeRoy Yarbrough
05-01-1972 Grand Prix of SpainCircuito Permanente del JaramaFormula OneEmerson Fittipaldi
05-01-1977 Winston Monterey 100Laguna Seca RacewayNASCAR Winston West SeriesBill Schmitt
05-01-1977 Winston 500Alabama International Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupDarrell Waltrip
05-01-1982 Stroh's 200Atlanta Motor SpeedwayCARTRick Mears
05-01-1982 Talladega ARCA 200Talladega SuperspeedwayARCA Talladega SuperCar SeriesJimmy Vaughan
05-01-1983 Spring GreenCatamount StadiumStroh's TourClaude Leclerc
05-01-1983 Grand Prix of San MarinoAutodromo Enzo & Dino FerrariFormula OnePatrick Tambay
05-01-1983 Motorcraft 100Adelaide International RacewayAustralian Touring Car ChampionshipPeter Brock
05-01-1983 Winston 500Alabama International Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupRichard Petty
05-01-1988 AdelaideAdelaide International RacewayAustralian Touring Car ChampionshipDick Johnson
05-01-1988 Winston 500Alabama International Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupPhil Parsons
05-01-1988 Jennerstown 150Jennerstown SpeedwayNASCAR Winston Modified TourReggie Ruggiero
05-01-1988 Kronenbourg Grand Prix of San MarinoAutodromo Enzo & Dino FerrariFormula OneAyrton Senna
05-01-1993 Race 3Talladega SuperspeedwayIROCAl Unser, Jr.
05-01-1993 Poulan Pro 500kTalladega SuperspeedwayARCA Hooters SuperCar SeriesTim Steele
05-01-1993 Kent Gault Mobile Home Sales 200Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayNASCAR Winston All Pro SeriesJody Ridley
05-01-1993 Coors 100Stockton 99 SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourRon Hornaday, Jr.
05-01-1993 Roses Stores 300Orange County SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesWard Burton
05-01-1994 Grand Prix of San MarinoAutodromo Enzo & Dino FerrariFormula OneMichael Schumacher
05-01-1994 Winston Select 500Talladega SuperspeedwayNASCAR Winston CupDale Earnhardt
05-01-1999 Auto Club 300California SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesMatt Kenseth
05-01-1999 Barbagallo #1Barbagallo RacewayShell Championship SeriesCraig Lowndes
05-01-1999 Naturally Fresh Spring Water 250Peach State SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesMarty Ward
05-01-1999 Orange County 200Orange County SpeedwaySlim Jim All-Pro SeriesBilly Bigley, Jr.
05-01-1999 Greased Lightning 300Nashville SpeedwayASA National TourMike Miller
05-01-1999 Visionaire 500KLowe's Motor SpeedwayExhibition / UnclassifiedGreg Ray
05-01-1999 Frank's Chevrolet 125Yakima SpeedwayRaybestos Northwest SeriesPete Harding
05-01-1999 New England Ford Dealers 150Riverside Park SpeedwayNASCAR Busch North SeriesTom Carey, Jr.
05-01-1999 California 200California SpeedwayNASCAR Winston West SeriesRicky Craven
05-01-2004 Lanier 250Lanier National SpeedwayASA National TourMike Garvey
05-01-2004 King Taco 200California SpeedwayNASCAR West SeriesKen Schrader
05-01-2004 Food City 250Lonesome Pine SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesDanny O'Quinn, Jr.
05-01-2004 Stater Brothers 300 Presented by GatoradeCalifornia SpeedwayNASCAR Busch SeriesGreg Biffle
05-01-2005 Road & Track 250Mazda Raceway Laguna SecaGrand-Am Rolex Sports Car SeriesLuis Diaz
Scott Pruett
05-01-2005 Aaron's 499Talladega SuperspeedwayNASCAR Nextel CupJeff Gordon
05-01-2006 Aaron's 499Talladega SuperspeedwayNASCAR Nextel CupJimmie Johnson
05-01-2008 Denny Hamlin 175Southside SpeedwayExhibition / UnclassifiedKyle Busch
05-01-2009 Lipton Tea 250Richmond International RacewayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesKyle Busch
05-01-2010 City of Ipswich 300 #1Queensland RacewayV8 SupercarsJames Courtney
05-01-2010 Crown Royal Presents the Heath Calhoun 400Richmond International RacewayNASCAR Sprint CupKyle Busch
05-01-2010 WIX Filters 250Hickory Motor SpeedwayUSAR Pro Cup SeriesCaleb Holman
05-01-2010 Round 3Marrakesh Street CircuitFIA Formula TwoDean Stoneman
05-01-2010 RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300Kansas SpeedwayIZOD IndyCar SeriesScott Dixon
05-01-2010 Spring Sizzler Presented by CarquestStafford Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourTed Christopher
05-01-2011 Merchants Bank 150Thunder Road International SpeedbowlACT Late Model TourNick Sweet
05-01-2011 Tech-Net Spring Sizzler Presented by CarquestStafford Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourBobby Santos III
05-01-2011 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200Salem SpeedwayARCA Racing SeriesBrennan Poole
05-01-2011 Aguascalientes 240Nuevo Autodromo de AguascalientesCorona Mexico SeriesRogelio Lopez
05-01-2011 Trading Post Perth Challenge #2Barbagallo RacewayV8 SupercarsJason Bright
05-01-2011 Trading Post Perth Challenge #3Barbagallo RacewayV8 SupercarsJamie Whincup
05-01-2015 International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200Talladega SuperspeedwayARCA Racing SeriesBlake Jones
05-01-2016 Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix (P, GTLM)Mazda Raceway Laguna SecaWeathertech SportsCar ChampionshipOswaldo Negri, Jr.
John Pew
05-01-2016 Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix (PC, GTD)Mazda Raceway Laguna SecaWeathertech SportsCar ChampionshipRobert Alon
Tom Kimber-Smith
05-01-2016 GEICO 500Talladega SuperspeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupBrad Keselowski
05-01-2016 Russian Grand PrixSochi AutodromeFormula OneNico Rosberg
05-01-2021 Wise Power 200Kansas SpeedwayCamping World Truck SeriesKyle Busch
05-01-2021 Genesys 300Texas Motor SpeedwayNTT IndyCar SeriesScott Dixon
05-01-2021 Dutch Boy 150Kansas SpeedwayARCA Menards SeriesTy Gibbs


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

Drivers born on May 1st:
DriverBirthdate
  Earl Howe05-01-1884
  Albert Romine05-01-1890
  Ray Keech05-01-1900
  Al Rogers05-01-1909
  Bob Rauscher05-01-1927
  Desmond Titterington05-01-1928
  Geoff Lees05-01-1951
  Doc Watson05-01-1954
  Bob Johnson05-01-1954
  Jean-Marc Bachelier05-01-1957
  Rene Robichaud05-01-1958
  Johnny Spaw05-01-1962
  Shayne Lockhart05-01-1963
  Joe Hudson05-01-1965
  Karl Thomson05-01-1967
  David Donohue05-01-1967
  Ajith Kumar05-01-1971
  Tracy Hines05-01-1972
  Chris Simmons05-01-1973
  Johnny Sauter05-01-1978
  Matt Sielsky05-01-1978
  Tatsuya Kataoka05-01-1979
  Jan Heylen05-01-1980
  Mirko Venturi05-01-1981
  Jared Landers05-01-1982
  Juan Caceres05-01-1984
  Lucas Ordonez05-01-1985
  Ashton Bayne05-01-1991
  Nick Hoffman05-01-1992
  Eddie Fatscher05-01-2002