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Driver birthdays and races run on May 8th

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Races run on May 8th:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
05-08-1955 1955-13Arizona State FairgroundsNASCAR Grand NationalTim Flock
05-08-1955 1955-01Arizona State FairgroundsPacific Coast Late Model DivisionTim Flock
05-08-1965 Rebel 300Darlington RacewayNASCAR Grand NationalJunior Johnson
05-08-1976 Music City USA 420Nashville SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupCale Yarborough
05-08-1977 Grand Prix of SpainCircuito Permanente del JaramaFormula OneMario Andretti
05-08-1982 Winston Mesa Marin 150Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Winston West SeriesJim Robinson
05-08-1982 Hampton Chevy 200Langley Field SpeedwayNASCAR Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesJack Ingram
05-08-1982 Cracker Barrel Country Store 420Nashville SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupDarrell Waltrip
05-08-1983 Thunder 100Thunder Road International SpeedbowlStroh's TourDave Dion
05-08-1993 Shumate Pontiac 125Tri-City RacewayNASCAR Winston Northwest TourTobey Butler
05-08-1993 Miller 500Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesWard Burton
05-08-1993 Miller Genuine Draft 500Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Winston All Pro SeriesMike Garvey
05-08-1999 Colorado 150Colorado National SpeedwayRE/MAX Challenge SeriesJason Schuler
05-08-1999 Busch 100New Hampshire International SpeedwayNASCAR Busch North SeriesBrad Leighton
05-08-1999 Memphis Motorsports Park 100Memphis Motorsports ParkSlim Jim All-Pro SeriesSteven Howard
05-08-1999 Memphis 200Memphis Motorsports ParkNASCAR Craftsman Truck SeriesGreg Biffle
05-08-1999 Busch 200New Hampshire International SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesElton Sawyer
05-08-2004 Charter 250Gateway International RacewayNASCAR Busch SeriesMartin Truex Jr
05-08-2004 Budweiser 125Stockton 99 SpeedwayNASCAR Autozone Southwest SeriesEric Holmes
05-08-2004 Leak Sealer 150Houston Motorsports ParkNASCAR Autozone Southeast SeriesJason Hogan
05-08-2004 Oso Lumber 125Evergreen SpeedwayNASCAR Autozone Northwest SeriesJason Jefferson
05-08-2004 The Channel 5 205Kentucky SpeedwayARCA Re/Max SeriesRyan Hemphill
05-08-2005 Marlboro Grand Prix of SpainCircuit de CatalunyaFormula OneKimi Raikkonen
05-08-2005 Perth 400 #2Barbagallo RacewayV8 SupercarsSteven Richards
05-08-2005 Perth 400 #3Barbagallo RacewayV8 SupercarsRussell Ingall
05-08-2009 Diamond Hill Plywood 200Darlington RacewayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesMatt Kenseth
05-08-2010 2010-04Irwindale SpeedwayLangers Juice S-2 Sportsman SeriesKenny Smith
05-08-2010 Trophy Dash Race #4Irwindale SpeedwayExhibition / UnclassifiedKenny Smith
05-08-2010 Showtime Southern 500Darlington RacewayNASCAR Sprint CupDenny Hamlin
05-08-2011 Turkish Grand PrixOtodrom Istanbul ParkFormula OneSebastian Vettel
05-08-2015 Toyota Tundra 250Kansas SpeedwayCamping World Truck SeriesMatt Crafton
05-08-2015 Mazda Grand Prix of Indianapolis (1)Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayIndy Lights SeriesJack Harvey
05-08-2016 Perth Super Sprint #2Barbagallo RacewayVirgin Australia SupercarsMark Winterbottom
05-08-2020 Friday Night Thunder - Martinsville (iRacing)Martinsville SpeedwayExhibition / UnclassifiedTy Majeski
05-08-2021 OTR SuperSprint #1The Bend Motorsport ParkRepco Supercars ChampionshipAndre Heimgartner
05-08-2021 Monaco ePrixCircuit de MonacoABB Formula E SeriesAntonio Felix da Costa
05-08-2021 Steakhouse Elite 200Darlington RacewayNASCAR Xfinity SeriesJustin Allgaier
05-08-2021 Crosley Record Pressing 200Fairgrounds Speedway NashvilleARCA Menards Series EastSammy Smith
05-08-2021 North vs South SLM Shootout 100Fairgrounds Speedway NashvilleCARS Pro Late Model TourCarson Kvapil
05-08-2022 Goodyear 400Darlington RacewayNASCAR Cup SeriesJoey Logano
05-08-2022 Crypto.com Miami Grand PrixMiami International AutodromeFormula OneMax Verstappen
05-08-2022 Gran Premio QueretaroNuevo Autodromo de QueretaroNASCAR Peak Mexico Series


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

Drivers born on May 8th:
DriverBirthdate
  Emory Mahan05-08-1927
  George Reynolds05-08-1928
  John Hollansworth05-08-1931
  Gene Bergin05-08-1932
  Don Schisler05-08-1934
  Don Hume05-08-1938
  Eddie May05-08-1941
  Lawrie Nelson05-08-1943
  Ray Miller05-08-1944
  Pierre-Francois Rousselot05-08-1948
  Gary Tiller05-08-1950
  Ken Walter, Jr.05-08-1958
  Ronald Eury05-08-1959
  Gilles Vannelet05-08-1959
  Cary Bren05-08-1959
  Larry Prickett05-08-1961
  Bobby Labonte05-08-1964
  Darryl Sage05-08-1965
  Jay Stewart05-08-1965
  Christian Abt05-08-1967
  Richard Zahn05-08-1968
  Frank Kreyer05-08-1970
  Jon Garrett05-08-1970
  Adam Friend05-08-1974
  Gaston Mazzacane05-08-1975
  Nathan Buttke05-08-1975
  Justin Henderson05-08-1979
  Jose Luis Ramirez05-08-1979
  Cale Wiltse05-08-1981
  Dan Bainey05-08-1982
  Gregory Guilvert05-08-1982
  Matt Bucher05-08-1985
  Matt Wilson05-08-1985
  Mitch Cobb05-08-1990
  Aaron Reutzel05-08-1990
  Sarah Cornett-Ching05-08-1991
  Laurens Vanthoor05-08-1991
  Cardell Potter05-08-1992
  Oliver Bearman05-08-2005