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Driver birthdays and races run on August 5th

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Races run on August 5th:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
08-05-1916 Montamarathon/Potlach Trophy RacePacific Coast SpeedwayAAA Champ Car SeriesEddie Rickenbacker
08-05-1955 1955-31Southern States FairgroundsNASCAR Grand NationalJim Paschal
08-05-1956 Grand Prix of GermanyNurburgringFormula OneJuan Manuel Fangio
08-05-1956 1956-21Gardena StadiumPacific Coast Late Model DivisionBob Ross
08-05-1956 1956-32Hickory SpeedwayNASCAR Convertible SeriesGwyn Staley
08-05-1962 Grand Prix of GermanyNurburgringFormula OneGraham Hill
08-05-1962 Nashville 500Nashville SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalJim Paschal
08-05-1965 1965-36Cleveland County FairgroundsNASCAR Grand NationalNed Jarrett
08-05-1972 Orange 150Orange Show SpeedwayNASCAR Winston West SeriesHershel McGriff
08-05-1973 Cumberland 200Cumberland International SpeedwayGrand National East SeriesBobby Allison
08-05-1973 Grand Prix of GermanyNurburgringFormula OneJackie Stewart
08-05-1978 Winston Las Vegas 100Craig Road SpeedwayNASCAR Winston West SeriesRay Elder
08-05-1979 Kent Oil 150Watkins Glen InternationalCARTBobby Unser
08-05-1979 Talladega 500Alabama International Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupDarrell Waltrip
08-05-1984 Provimi Veal 200Road AmericaCARTMario Andretti
08-05-1984 Grand Prix of GermanyHockenheimringFormula OneAlain Prost
08-05-1984 Molson 300Sanair Super SpeedwayStroh's TourClaude Leclerc
08-05-1988 American National Bank 100Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourKen Pedersen
08-05-1989 Coors 200Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Winston West SeriesRoy Smith
08-05-1989 Kroger 200Indianapolis Raceway ParkNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesMichael Waltrip
08-05-1989 Burritt Chevrolet 100Oswego SpeedwayNASCAR Winston Modified TourMike Stefanik
08-05-1989 Kroger 200Indianapolis Raceway ParkNASCAR Busch North SeriesMichael Waltrip
08-05-1989 Race 3Michigan International SpeedwayIROCTerry Labonte
08-05-1990 Race 3Michigan International SpeedwayIROCDale Earnhardt
08-05-1990 Marlboro 500Michigan International SpeedwayCARTAl Unser, Jr.
08-05-1994 Kroger 200Indianapolis Raceway ParkNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesMike Wallace
08-05-1995 Plummer Pontiac 100Stockton 99 SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourLance Hooper
08-05-1995 Stegall Mobile Homes 200Greenville-Pickens SpeedwaySlim Jim All-Pro SeriesMike Cope
08-05-1995 Brickyard 400Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupDale Earnhardt
08-05-1999 Power Stroke 200 by FordIndianapolis Raceway ParkNASCAR Craftsman Truck SeriesGreg Biffle
08-05-2000 Carquest Auto Parts 200Riverhead RacewayNASCAR Featherlite Modified TourMike Ewanitsko
08-05-2000 Miller Lite 250Peach State SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesBrian Vickers
08-05-2000 Budweiser 150Waterford SpeedbowlNASCAR Busch North SeriesBrad Leighton
08-05-2000 Parts Plus 125Montana Raceway ParkRaybestos Northwest SeriesShane Biles
08-05-2000 Brickyard 400Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupBobby Labonte
08-05-2001 Coca-Cola 150Seekonk SpeedwayNASCAR Busch North SeriesDale Shaw
08-05-2001 Brickyard 400Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupJeff Gordon
08-05-2001 McNaught Motors 100Motorfest ManitobaCASCAR West SeriesWade Lee
08-05-2001 Grand Prix of PortlandPortland International RacewayAmerican Le Mans SeriesDavid Brabham
Jan Magnussen
08-05-2001 Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres (SRP)Circuit de Trois-RivieresGrand American Road Racing SeriesButch Leitzinger
James Weaver
08-05-2003 Oneida Bingo & Casino 300Wisconsin International RacewayNASCAR Intl. Truck and Engine Midwest SeriesSteve Carlson
08-05-2005 ARCA 200 Presented by Hamot & BiometLake Erie SpeedwayARCA Re/Max SeriesFrank Kimmel
08-05-2005 Power Stroke Diesel 200Indianapolis Raceway ParkNASCAR Craftsman Truck SeriesDennis Setzer
08-05-2006 Canadian Forces 200Auto Clearing Motor SpeedwayCASCAR West SeriesJim White
08-05-2006 Advance Auto Parts 199Bowman Gray StadiumNASCAR Whelen Southern Modified TourJason Myers
08-05-2006 Bay State 100Seekonk SpeedwayACT Late Model TourRoger Brown
08-05-2006 Riverhead 200Riverhead RacewayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourTed Christopher
08-05-2006 Platt Electric 200Magic Valley SpeedwayNASCAR Autozone Northwest SeriesBrandon Riehl
08-05-2006 Dodge Country 200Stockton 99 SpeedwayNASCAR Autozone West SeriesMike David
08-05-2006 Naturally Fresh 250South Boston SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesShelby Howard
08-05-2006 Kroger 200 Benefiting Riley Hospital for ChildrenO'Reilly Raceway ParkNASCAR Busch SeriesKevin Harvick
08-05-2007 Pennsylvania 500Pocono RacewayNASCAR Nextel CupKurt Busch
08-05-2007 Montreal 400KCircuit Gilles VilleneuveGrand-Am Rolex Sports Car SeriesMax Angelelli
Jan Magnussen
Wayne Taylor
08-05-2007 Hungarian Grand PrixHungaroringFormula OneLewis Hamilton
08-05-2007 Firestone Indy 400Michigan International SpeedwayIndyCar SeriesTony Kanaan
08-05-2011 Town Fair Tire 150Stafford Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourTed Christopher
08-05-2012 Pennsylvania 400Pocono RacewayNASCAR Sprint CupJeff Gordon
08-05-2012 Coates Hire Ipswich 300 #2Queensland RacewayV8 SupercarsCraig Lowndes
08-05-2012 Honda Indy 200Mid-Ohio Sports Car CourseIZOD IndyCar SeriesScott Dixon
08-05-2012 Grand Prix of Trois RivieresCircuit de Trois-RivieresFirestone Indy Lights SeriesTristan Vautier
08-05-2012 JuliaWine.com 100Circuit de Trois-RivieresNASCAR Canadian Tire SeriesAndrew Ranger
08-05-2012 Mid-Ohio Sports Car ChallengeMid-Ohio Sports Car CourseAmerican Le Mans SeriesKlaus Graf
Lucas Luhr
08-05-2016 Stafford 150Stafford Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourJimmy Blewett
08-05-2016 Bully Hill Vineyards 100Watkins Glen InternationalNASCAR K&N Pro Series EastAustin Cindric
08-05-2017 Throwback 276 Pres. by HKY Soup KitchenHickory Motor SpeedwayCARS Super Late Model TourTate Fogleman
08-05-2017 Throwback 276 Pres. by HKY Soup KitchenHickory Motor SpeedwayCARS Late Model Stock TourJustin Carroll
08-05-2017 Zippo 200 at the GlenWatkins Glen InternationalNASCAR Xfinity SeriesKyle Busch
08-05-2018 Continental Tire Road Race ShowcaseRoad AmericaWeathertech SportsCar ChampionshipJon Bennett
Colin Braun
08-05-2018 Go Bowling at the GlenWatkins Glen InternationalMonster Energy NASCAR CupChase Elliott
08-05-2020 Berlin ePrix Race 1TempelhofringABB Formula E SeriesAntonio Felix da Costa


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

Drivers born on August 5th:
DriverBirthdate
  George Fernic08-05-1900
  Roger Loyer08-05-1907
  O.A. Dean08-05-1917
  Chuck Marshall08-05-1918
  Russ Whitman08-05-1926
  Richie Ginther08-05-1930
  Sam Fogle08-05-1934
  Gordon Johncock08-05-1936
  Ronnie Daniel08-05-1937
  Luciano Della Noce08-05-1940
  Tony Farrell08-05-1941
  Leo Kinnunen08-05-1943
  Dick Skillen08-05-1945
  Larry Esau08-05-1947
  Dennis Crowder08-05-1947
  Keith Davis08-05-1952
  John Baker08-05-1953
  Warren Elgin08-05-1955
  Jerry Middleton08-05-1960
  Pat Abold08-05-1962
  Rodney Cundiff08-05-1962
  Andy Lloyd08-05-1963
  Destry Hough08-05-1964
  Adam Merzon08-05-1965
  Colin McRae08-05-1968
  Dwight Merriman08-05-1968
  Kevin Briscoe08-05-1968
  Kenny Irwin, Jr.08-05-1969
  Rich Woodland, Jr.08-05-1970
  Ashley Stichbury08-05-1971
  Wayne Johnson08-05-1971
  Clint Curry08-05-1972
  Laurent Redon08-05-1973
  Ryan Arciero08-05-1973
  Kip Stockwell08-05-1973
  Alexandre Gingras08-05-1974
  Christian Vann08-05-1974
  Jean-Francois Dery08-05-1974
  Jeff Simmons08-05-1976
  Eddie Hennessy08-05-1978
  David Darling08-05-1979
  Antoine Lioen08-05-1984
  Dusty Zomer08-05-1985
  Azor Duenas08-05-1989
  Paul Nogradi, Jr.08-05-1991
  Esteban Gutierrez08-05-1991
  Alex Fontana08-05-1992
  Bryce Haugeberg08-05-2003