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Driver birthdays and races run on August 17th

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Races run on August 17th:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
08-17-1918 International Sweepstakes Race 2Sheepshead Bay RacewayAAA Champ Car SeriesRalph DePalma
08-17-1918 International Sweepstakes Race 1Sheepshead Bay RacewayAAA Champ Car SeriesRalph DePalma
08-17-1918 International Sweepstakes Race 3Sheepshead Bay RacewayAAA Champ Car SeriesRalph DePalma
08-17-1947 George Robson MemorialGood Time ParkAAA Champ Car SeriesTony Bettenhausen
08-17-1952 Grand Prix of the NetherlandsCircuit Park ZandvoortFormula OneAlberto Ascari
08-17-1952 1952-24Asheville-Weaverville SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalBob Flock
08-17-1956 1956-35Monroe County FairgroundsNASCAR Convertible SeriesJoe Weatherly
08-17-1956 1956-38Old Bridge StadiumNASCAR Grand NationalRalph Moody
08-17-1957 Springfield 100Illinois State FairgroundsUSAC Champ Car SeriesRodger Ward
08-17-1957 1957-31Champion SpeedwayNASCAR Convertible SeriesPossum Jones
08-17-1958 Western North Carolina 500Asheville-Weaverville SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalFireball Roberts
08-17-1963 Tony Bettenhausen MemorialIllinois State FairgroundsUSAC Champ Car SeriesRodger Ward
08-17-1967 Sandlapper 200Columbia SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalRichard Petty
08-17-1968 1968-13Tri-City RacewayPacific Coast Late Model DivisionRay Elder
08-17-1968 Tony Bettenhausen 100Illinois State FairgroundsUSAC Champ Car SeriesRoger McCluskey
08-17-1969 Tony Bettenhausen 200Milwaukee MileUSAC Champ Car SeriesAl Unser
08-17-1969 Yankee 600Michigan International SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalDavid Pearson
08-17-1973 1973-14Clovis SpeedwayNASCAR Winston West SeriesRay Elder
08-17-1973 Coca Cola 100Berlin RacewayGrand National East SeriesBob Senneker
08-17-1974 Livermore 100Altamont SpeedwayNASCAR Winston West SeriesRay Elder
08-17-1975 Tony Bettenhausen 200Milwaukee MileUSAC Champ Car SeriesMike Mosley
08-17-1975 Grand Prix of AustriaOsterreichringFormula OneVittorio Brambilla
08-17-1975 Talladega 500Alabama International Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupBuddy Baker
08-17-1980 Grand Prix of AustriaOsterreichringFormula OneJean-Pierre Jabouille
08-17-1980 Montreal 80Autodrome de LavalNASCAR North TourMike Barry
08-17-1980 Champion Spark Plug 400Michigan International SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupCale Yarborough
08-17-1985 KISW 100Evergreen SpeedwayNASCAR Northwest TourGarrett Evans
08-17-1986 Domino's Pizza 500Pocono International RacewayCARTMario Andretti
08-17-1986 Champion Spark Plug 400Michigan International SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupBill Elliott
08-17-1986 Grand Prix of AustriaOsterreichringFormula OneAlain Prost
08-17-1986 Allen Crowe MemorialIllinois State FairgroundsARCA Permatex SuperCar SeriesDean Roper
08-17-1991 Pepsi 100Evergreen SpeedwayNASCAR Winston Northwest TourRon Eaton
08-17-1991 Post & Courier 150Summerville SpeedwayNASCAR Winston All Pro SeriesJason Keller
08-17-1991 Michigan ARCA 200Michigan International SpeedwayARCA Permatex SuperCar SeriesStanley Smith
08-17-1996 Detroit Gasket 200Michigan SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesJeff Purvis
08-17-1996 Kroger / Bluegrass 300Louisville Motor SpeedwaySlim Jim All-Pro SeriesHank Parker, Jr.
08-17-1996 Star 150Star SpeedwayNASCAR Busch North SeriesJerry Marquis
08-17-1996 Race 4Michigan SpeedwayIROCMark Martin
08-17-1996 Colorado's Best Chevy Dealers 125Colorado National SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourMark Reed
08-17-1997 Pennzoil 200New Hampshire International SpeedwayIndy Racing LeagueRobbie Buhl
08-17-1997 Texaco/Havoline 200Road AmericaCARTAlex Zanardi
08-17-1997 New Hampshire 125New Hampshire International SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Modified TourJan Leaty
08-17-1997 DeVilbiss 400Michigan SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupMark Martin
08-17-2000 Pepsi 125Thompson SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Modified TourTed Christopher
08-17-2001 Wisconsin 300Madison International SpeedwayASA National TourRobbie Pyle
08-17-2002 Little Trees 150Adirondack International SpeedwayNASCAR Busch North SeriesAndy Santerre
08-17-2002 Lucas Oil 250South Boston SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesBobby Gill
08-17-2002 Cabela's 250Michigan International SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesMichael Waltrip
08-17-2002 United Power / Touchstone Energy 150Colorado National SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourJerry Robertson
08-17-2002 NAPA 200 by Stockton Speedway Dodge CountryStockton 99 SpeedwayNASCAR Winston West SeriesJohnny Borneman, III
08-17-2003 Toronto Grand Prix of MosportCanadian Tire Motorsport ParkAmerican Le Mans SeriesFrank Biela
Marco Werner
08-17-2003 Belterra Casino Indy 300Kentucky SpeedwayIndyCar SeriesSam Hornish, Jr.
08-17-2003 Oran ParkOran Park RacewayV8 SupercarsMarcos Ambrose
08-17-2003 Allen Crowe Memorial ARCA 100Illinois State FairgroundsARCA Re/Max SeriesFrank Kimmel
08-17-2003 GFS Marketplace 400Michigan International SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupRyan Newman
08-17-2006 New England Dodge Dealers 150Thompson SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourTed Christopher
08-17-2008 GP3R 100Circuit de Trois-RivieresNASCAR Canadian Tire SeriesAndrew Ranger
08-17-2008 3M Performance 400 Presented by BondoMichigan International SpeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupCarl Edwards
08-17-2008 Puebla 150Autodromo Miguel E. AbedCorona Mexico SeriesRafael Martinez
08-17-2008 Allen Crowe 100Illinois State FairgroundsARCA Re/Max SeriesFrank Kimmel
08-17-2013 NAPA Auto Parts 150 Pres. by ToyotaEvergreen SpeedwayNASCAR K&N Pro Series WestDylan Lupton
08-17-2013 Wilson Equipment 300Riverside International SpeedwayNASCAR Canadian Tire SeriesJason Hathaway
08-17-2013 SFP Grand PrixKansas SpeedwayNASCAR Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car SeriesMax Angelelli
Jordan Taylor
08-17-2013 Beech Ridge 150Beech Ridge Motor SpeedwayACT Late Model TourEddie MacDonald
08-17-2013 Michigan National Guard 200Michigan International SpeedwayCamping World Truck SeriesJames Buescher
08-17-2013 Nationwide Children's Hospital 200Mid-Ohio Sports Car CourseNASCAR Nationwide SeriesA.J. Allmendinger
08-17-2014 Milwaukee Mile 100Milwaukee MileIndy Lights SeriesZach Veach
08-17-2014 Pure Michigan 400Michigan International SpeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupJeff Gordon
08-17-2014 ABC Supply Wisconsin 250Milwaukee MileVerizon IndyCar SeriesWill Power
08-17-2014 SuperChevyStores.com 100Illinois State FairgroundsARCA Racing SeriesKevin Swindell
08-17-2014 Puebla 240Autodromo Miguel E. AbedNASCAR Toyota SeriesIrwin Vences
08-17-2016 UNOH 200Bristol Motor SpeedwayCamping World Truck SeriesBen Kennedy
08-17-2018 Food City 300Bristol Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Xfinity SeriesKyle Larson
08-17-2019 Bass Pro Shops / NRA Night RaceBristol Motor SpeedwayMonster Energy NASCAR CupDenny Hamlin
08-17-2019 NAPA Auto Parts 150Evergreen SpeedwayNASCAR K&N Pro Series WestTrevor Huddleston
08-17-2019 Bumper to Bumper 300Riverside International SpeedwayNASCAR Pinty's SeriesJason Hathaway


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

Drivers born on August 17th:
DriverBirthdate
  Ken Goodson08-17-1890
  Tobin DeHymel08-17-1891
  Laszlo Hartmann08-17-1901
  Oscar Galvez08-17-1913
  Leland Colvin08-17-1914
  Marian Pagan08-17-1922
  Rex White08-17-1929
  Slick Smith08-17-1929
  Bob Daly08-17-1929
  Wayne Andrews08-17-1937
  Graham Lusty08-17-1942
  Gary Becktold08-17-1943
  Pete Brock08-17-1945
  David Clement08-17-1949
  Paul Tresidder08-17-1949
  Rick Poppert08-17-1950
  Tommy Druar08-17-1950
  Ed Braswell08-17-1951
  Nelson Piquet08-17-1952
  Jan Sneva08-17-1953
  Jimmy Rosenfield08-17-1955
  Manny Rockhold08-17-1959
  Eric Bodine08-17-1962
  Jim Long, Jr.08-17-1963
  Jim Mavlouganes08-17-1964
  Billy Ogle, Jr.08-17-1964
  Phil Rondeau08-17-1964
  Jeff Agnew08-17-1965
  Bob Pawlowski08-17-1966
  Kelly Shaulis08-17-1968
  Don Yount08-17-1968
  Warren Carway08-17-1973
  Patrick Cliche08-17-1976
  Kurt Wimmer08-17-1984
  Justin Fisher08-17-1986
  Dominick Casola08-17-1987
  Trey Mitchell08-17-1989
  David Zhu08-17-1990
  Richard Bradley08-17-1991
  Pol Rossel Costa08-17-1991
  Caleb Armstrong08-17-1992