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Driver birthdays and races run on August 31st

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Races run on August 31st:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
08-31-1912 Elgin National Trophy RaceElgin Road Race CourseAAA Champ Car SeriesRalph DePalma
08-31-1912 Elgin Race 4Elgin Road Race CourseAAA Champ Car SeriesRalph DePalma
08-31-1929 Syracuse RaceNew York State FairgroundsAAA Champ Car SeriesWilbur Shaw
08-31-1956 1956-38Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayNASCAR Convertible SeriesCurtis Turner
08-31-1957 Ascot 100Los Angeles SpeedwayPacific Coast Late Model DivisionLloyd Dane
08-31-1968 1968-14Yakima SpeedwayPacific Coast Late Model DivisionDave James
08-31-1969 Surfers ParadiseSurfers Paradise International RacewayAustralian Touring Car ChampionshipNorm Beechey
08-31-1969 1969_14Yakima SpeedwayPacific Coast Late Model DivisionJack McCoy
08-31-1970 Spanaway 150Spanaway SpeedwayNASCAR Grand National WestDick Bown
08-31-1975 Monroe 200Evergreen SpeedwayNASCAR Winston West SeriesRay Elder
08-31-1979 Spokane Winston 100Spokane Raceway ParkNASCAR Winston West SeriesJimmy Insolo
08-31-1980 California 500Ontario Motor SpeedwayCARTBobby Unser
08-31-1980 Grand Prix of the NetherlandsCircuit Park ZandvoortFormula OneNelson Piquet
08-31-1985 Stroh's 100Oly-Tenino RacewayNASCAR Northwest TourDerrike Cope
08-31-1985 Pontiac Winner's Circle 200Darlington RacewayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesDarrell Waltrip
08-31-1986 1986-06Mid-Ohio Sports Car CourseCART American Racing SeriesSteve Millen
08-31-1986 Southern 500Darlington RacewayNASCAR Winston CupTim Richmond
08-31-1986 Southern Illinois 200DuQuoin State FairgroundsARCA Permatex SuperCar SeriesDean Roper
08-31-1986 Escort Radar Warning 200Mid-Ohio Sports Car CourseCARTBobby Rahal
08-31-1991 ADAP / Auto Palace 100Riverside Park SpeedwayNASCAR Busch North SeriesDick McCabe
08-31-1991 Gatorade 200Darlington RacewayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesDale Earnhardt
08-31-1996 Molson Indy Vancouver Race 1Pacific PlaceNorth American Touring Car ChampionshipDominic Dobson
08-31-1996 Federated Auto Parts 250Nashville SpeedwayNASCAR Craftsman Truck SeriesDave Rezendes
08-31-1996 Lovable 200Lanier National SpeedwaySlim Jim All-Pro SeriesMike Cope
08-31-1996 Dura Lube 200Darlington RacewayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesTerry Labonte
08-31-1997 Mountain Dew Southern 500Darlington RacewayNASCAR Winston CupJeff Gordon
08-31-1997 Molson Indy Vancouver Race 2Pacific PlaceNorth American Touring Car ChampionshipNeil Crompton
08-31-1997 Molson Indy VancouverPacific PlaceCARTMauricio Gugelmin
08-31-1997 Southern Illinois 100DuQuoin State FairgroundsARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde SeriesBilly Thomas
08-31-1997 1997-11Pacific PlaceFirestone / Dayton Indy LightsCristiano da Matta
08-31-1997 Tri-Cities Freightliner 125Tri-City RacewayREB-CO Northwest TourKelly Tanner
08-31-1997 Molson Indy Vancouver Race 1Pacific PlaceNorth American Touring Car ChampionshipNeil Crompton
08-31-2002 Miller Lite 250USA International SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesJason Sarvis
08-31-2002 Gatorade 200Darlington RacewayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesJeff Burton
08-31-2002 GoldenPalace.com 200Winchester SpeedwayARCA Re/Max SeriesFrank Kimmel
08-31-2002 Big Y World Class Market 150Waterford SpeedbowlNASCAR Featherlite Modified TourTed Christopher
08-31-2002 True Value 150Thunder Road International SpeedbowlNASCAR Busch North SeriesMike Olsen
08-31-2002 Young Automotive Group 250Rocky Mountain RacewaysNASCAR Winston West SeriesAustin Cameron
08-31-2003 Great Canadian 300Delaware SpeedwayCASCAR Super SeriesPeter Gibbons
08-31-2003 Ranch & Home 125Tri-City RacewayRaybestos Northwest SeriesJeff Jefferson
08-31-2003 Centrix Financial Grand Prix of DenverStreets Of DenverCARTBruno Junqueira
08-31-2003 Mountain Dew Southern 500Darlington RacewayNASCAR Winston CupTerry Labonte
08-31-2007 Gateway ARCA 150Gateway International RacewayARCA Re/Max SeriesBryan Clauson
08-31-2008 Bond Auto Labor Day Classic 200Thunder Road International SpeedbowlACT Late Model TourBrad Leighton
08-31-2008 Pepsi 500Auto Club SpeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupJimmie Johnson
08-31-2008 Detroit Indy Grand Prix Presented by FirestoneThe Raceway at Belle IsleIndyCar SeriesJustin Wilson
08-31-2008 Supercar Life 250New Jersey Motorsports ParkGrand-Am Rolex Sports Car SeriesOswaldo Negri, Jr.
Mark Patterson
08-31-2008 Goodyear 150Nuevo Autodromo de QueretaroCorona Mexico SeriesWaldemar Coronas
08-31-2012 Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 200Atlanta Motor SpeedwayCamping World Truck SeriesTy Dillon
08-31-2013 Newport News Shipbuilding 150Langley SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Southern Modified TourKyle Ebersole
08-31-2013 Great Clips / Grit Chips 300Atlanta Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesKevin Harvick
08-31-2014 Pinty's Presents the Clarington 200Canadian Tire Motorsport ParkNASCAR Canadian Tire SeriesJ.R. Fitzpatrick
08-31-2014 Chevrolet Silverado 250Canadian Tire Motorsport ParkCamping World Truck SeriesRyan Blaney
08-31-2014 Oral-B USA 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupKasey Kahne
08-31-2019 Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200Darlington RacewayNASCAR Xfinity SeriesCole Custer
08-31-2019 Cooper Tires Grand Prix of Portland (1)Portland International RacewayIndy Lights SeriesRinus VeeKay
08-31-2019 Southern Illinois 100DuQuoin State FairgroundsARCA Menards SeriesChristian Eckes
08-31-2019 Toyota Mod Classic Presented by McDonald'sOswego SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourJustin Bonsignore


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

Drivers born on August 31st:
DriverBirthdate
  Don Herr08-31-1889
  Dave Evans08-31-1898
  Raymond Sommer08-31-1906
  Roy Sherman08-31-1909
  Bill Homeier08-31-1918
  Cal Johnson08-31-1921
  Don Hoffman08-31-1941
  Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi08-31-1942
  Pete Arnold08-31-1943
  Armando Trentini08-31-1944
  Harald Ertl08-31-1948
  Don Pulver08-31-1948
  Gary Peterson08-31-1951
  Miguel Angel Guerra08-31-1953
  Scott Streepy08-31-1956
  Don St. John08-31-1957
  Jerry Solomito08-31-1958
  Mark Fluery08-31-1958
  Mark Smithson08-31-1960
  Danny Knoll08-31-1963
  Billy Vukovich III08-31-1963
  Scott Mayer08-31-1964
  Melanie Troxel08-31-1972
  Mike Cronin, Jr.08-31-1973
  Tim Kaeding08-31-1978
  Alan Cress08-31-1979
  Kyle Jackson08-31-1980
  Jeriod Prince08-31-1981
  Jeremy Petty08-31-1982
  Michele Rugolo08-31-1982
  Matt Bell08-31-1985
  Michael House08-31-1987
  Antonio Felix da Costa08-31-1991
  Sheldon Haudenschild08-31-1993
  C.J. Faison08-31-1993
  D.J. Casey08-31-1994
  Leo Roussel08-31-1995
  Cole Butcher08-31-1996