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Driver birthdays and races run on October 8th

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Races run on October 8th:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
10-08-1961 United States Grand PrixWatkins Glen InternationalFormula OneInnes Ireland
10-08-1972 United States Grand PrixWatkins Glen InternationalFormula OneJackie Stewart
10-08-1972 National 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupBobby Allison
10-08-1978 Canadian Grand PrixCircuit Gilles VilleneuveFormula OneGilles Villeneuve
10-08-1978 NAPA National 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupBobby Allison
10-08-1983 Caesars Palace Grand Prix IIICaesars PalaceCARTMario Andretti
10-08-1983 Miller Time 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSam Ard
10-08-1988 All Pro 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesRob Moroso
10-08-1989 Salem 500Salem SpeedwayARCA Permatex SuperCar SeriesBob Schacht
10-08-1989 All Pro Auto Parts 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupKen Schrader
10-08-1994 All Pro Bumper to Bumper 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesTerry Labonte
10-08-1995 UAW-GM Quality 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupMark Martin
10-08-1999 Kroger 225Louisville Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Craftsman Truck SeriesJay Sauter
10-08-2000 Fuji Television Japanese Grand PrixSuzuka CircuitlandFormula OneMichael Schumacher
10-08-2000 Oktoberfest 200La Crosse Fairgrounds SpeedwayRE/MAX Challenge SeriesSteve Carlson
10-08-2000 UAW-GM Quality 500Lowe's Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupBobby Labonte
10-08-2000 Sandown #1Sandown RacewayShell Championship SeriesPaul Radisich
10-08-2000 Sandown #2Sandown RacewayShell Championship SeriesSteven Ellery
10-08-2000 Sandown #3Sandown RacewayShell Championship SeriesPaul Radisich
10-08-2005 United Way 300 Presented by Yellow Transportation & SprintKansas SpeedwayNASCAR Busch SeriesKasey Kahne
10-08-2005 Oktoberfest 200La Crosse Fairgrounds SpeedwayNASCAR Autozone Midwest SeriesTim Schendel
10-08-2005 Alan Kulwicki MemorialMansfield Motorsports SpeedwayHooters Pro Cup SeriesMichael Ritch
10-08-2006 Czech SprintAutomotodrom BrnoA1 Grand PrixAlex Yoong
10-08-2006 Czech FeatureAutomotodrom BrnoA1 Grand PrixAlex Yoong
10-08-2006 New England Dodge Dealers 43rd Milk BowlThunder Road International SpeedbowlACT Late Model TourBrent Dragon
10-08-2006 Whelen VFD 150Waterford SpeedbowlNASCAR Whelen Modified TourDonny Lia
10-08-2006 Fuji Television Japanese Grand PrixSuzuka CircuitlandFormula OneFernando Alonso
10-08-2006 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000Mount Panorama CircuitV8 SupercarsCraig Lowndes
Jamie Whincup
10-08-2006 UAW-Ford 500Talladega SuperspeedwayNASCAR Nextel CupBrian Vickers
10-08-2011 Kansas Lottery 300Kansas SpeedwayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesBrad Keselowski
10-08-2011 Fall Foliage 200Airborne SpeedwayACT Late Model TourJoey Polewarczyk, Jr.
10-08-2011 Catawba County United Way 200 Pres. by Pizza HutHickory Motor SpeedwayUSAR Pro Cup SeriesA.J. Frank
10-08-2015 Southern Slam 150Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Southern Modified TourGeorge Brunnhoelzl III
10-08-2015 Better Half DashCharlotte Motor SpeedwayExhibition / UnclassifiedShannon Koch
10-08-2016 American Festival Finals Race 1Circuit ZolderWhelen Euro Elite 1Anthony Kumpen
10-08-2016 American Festival Finals Race 1Circuit ZolderWhelen Euro Elite 2Gabriele Gardel
10-08-2017 Japanese Grand PrixSuzuka CircuitlandFormula OneLewis Hamilton
10-08-2017 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000Mount Panorama CircuitVirgin Australia SupercarsDavid Reynolds
Luke Youlden
10-08-2017 Winchester 400Winchester SpeedwayExhibition / UnclassifiedNoah Gragson
10-08-2017 Bank of America 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayMonster Energy NASCAR CupMartin Truex, Jr.
10-08-2022 Drive for the Cure 250Charlotte Motor Speedway Road CourseNASCAR Xfinity SeriesA.J. Allmendinger
10-08-2022 Phoenix Communications 150Thompson SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourEric Goodale
10-08-2022 Shore Lunch 200Toledo SpeedwayARCA Menards SeriesSammy Smith


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

Drivers born on October 8th:
DriverBirthdate
  Eddie Rickenbacker10-08-1890
  Johnny Seymour10-08-1896
  Russ Snowberger10-08-1901
  Yves Giraud-Cabantous10-08-1904
  Everett Saylor10-08-1909
  Spider Webb10-08-1910
  Jack McGrath10-08-1919
  Frank Dochnal10-08-1920
  Hank Trice10-08-1922
  Elmer Musclow10-08-1924
  Worth McMillion10-08-1926
  Ray Wulfenstein10-08-1937
  Ferrel Harris10-08-1940
  Andre Savary10-08-1943
  Wayne Anderson10-08-1946
  Del Thompson10-08-1949
  Jon Brownson10-08-1953
  Huub Rothengatter10-08-1954
  Fulvio Ballabio10-08-1954
  Alain Ferte10-08-1955
  Bill Elliott10-08-1955
  Bill Cotter10-08-1956
  Rod Wheeler10-08-1960
  Fred Poordad10-08-1964
  Bill Conger10-08-1966
  Orlam Sonora10-08-1967
  Emily Procter10-08-1968
  Tom Sheehan10-08-1968
  Cornelius Flynn10-08-1970
  Jamie Fisher10-08-1973
  Zach Jewett10-08-1976
  Patrick Pilet10-08-1981
  Milos Pavlovic10-08-1982
  Travis Pastrana10-08-1983
  Mike Parisy10-08-1984
  Kraig Kinser10-08-1984
  Patric Niederhauser10-08-1991
  David Ostella10-08-1991
  Alex Prunty10-08-1992
  Bubba Wallace10-08-1993
  Collin Cabre10-08-1993
  Will Rodgers10-08-1994
  Ronnie Williams10-08-1996
  Ashton Higgins10-08-2002
  Dawson Fletcher10-08-2003