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Driver birthdays and races run on October 16th

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Races run on October 16th:
DateRace NameLocationSeriesWinner
10-16-1949 Langhorne 100Langhorne SpeedwayAAA Champ Car SeriesJohnnie Parsons
10-16-1949 Wilkes 200North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Strictly StockBob Flock
10-16-1955 1955-12Las Vegas Park SpeedwayPacific Coast Late Model DivisionNorm Nelson
10-16-1955 1955-42Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalSpeedy Thompson
10-16-1955 1955-43Las Vegas Park SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalNorm Nelson
10-16-1955 Golden State 100California State FairgroundsAAA Champ Car SeriesJimmy Bryan
10-16-1960 National 400Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalSpeedy Thompson
10-16-1966 National 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Grand NationalLeeRoy Yarbrough
10-16-1976 Race 2Riverside International RacewayIROCBobby Unser
10-16-1977 Race 3Riverside International RacewayIROCCale Yarborough
10-16-1983 Yount 200Hickory SpeedwayNASCAR Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesJack Ingram
10-16-1988 World SeriesThompson SpeedwayNASCAR Winston Modified TourRick Fuller
10-16-1988 Holly Farms 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayNASCAR Winston CupRusty Wallace
10-16-1988 Champion Spark Plug 300KLaguna Seca RacewayCARTDanny Sullivan
10-16-1988 1988-11Laguna Seca RacewayCART American Racing SeriesTommy Byrne
10-16-1993 Community First Bank 200Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourSteve Portenga
10-16-1993 Lime Rock 50Lime Rock ParkNASCAR Busch North SeriesKen Schrader
10-16-1994 Spears Manufacturing 300Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Winston West SeriesKen Schrader
10-16-1994 Grand Prix of EuropeCircuito Permanente de JerezFormula OneMichael Schumacher
10-16-1994 Manheim Auctions All American 400Nashville SpeedwaySlim Jim All-Pro SeriesBobby Gill
10-16-1994 Miller Genuine Draft World SeriesThompson SpeedwayNASCAR Featherlite Modified TourJan Leaty
10-16-1994 Advance Auto 500Martinsville SpeedwayNASCAR Busch Grand National SeriesKenny Wallace
10-16-1998 Coors 200Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourKevin Harvick
10-16-1999 Dodge Dealers 200KLime Rock ParkNASCAR Busch North SeriesBryan Wall
10-16-1999 Community Recycling 200Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Featherlite Southwest TourKurt Busch
10-16-1999 Winn Dixie 300Talladega SuperspeedwayARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde SeriesBob Strait
10-16-2004 Audi Sports Car ChampionshipsMazda Raceway Laguna SecaAmerican Le Mans SeriesJohnny Herbert
Pierre Kaffer
10-16-2004 Texas 100Texas Motor SpeedwayInfiniti / Indy Pro SeriesThiago Medeiros
10-16-2004 Ford Motorcraft 150Mesa Marin RacewayNASCAR Autozone Southwest SeriesDavid Gilliland
10-16-2004 Silverado 350KTexas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Craftsman Truck SeriesTodd Bodine
10-16-2004 UAW-GM Quality 500Lowe's Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Nextel CupJimmie Johnson
10-16-2005 Tennessee 150Music City MotorplexNASCAR Autozone Southeast SeriesGary Helton
10-16-2005 California 100California SpeedwayInfiniti / Indy Pro SeriesWade Cunningham
10-16-2005 Toyota Indy 400California SpeedwayIndyCar SeriesDario Franchitti
10-16-2005 Chinese Grand PrixShanghai International CircuitFormula OneFernando Alonso
10-16-2009 Dollar General 300Lowe's Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesKyle Busch
10-16-2010 Bank of America 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupJamie McMurray
10-16-2010 Toyota / NAPA Auto Parts 150All American SpeedwayNASCAR K&N Pro Series WestEric Holmes
10-16-2011 IZOD IndyCar World ChampionshipsLas Vegas Motor SpeedwayExhibition / UnclassifiedTony Kanaan
10-16-2011 Las Vegas 100Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayFirestone Indy Lights SeriesVictor Carbone
10-16-2011 Korean Grand PrixKorean International CircuitFormula OneSebastian Vettel
10-16-2011 Sunoco World Series of Speedway RacingThompson SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourGlen Reen
10-16-2011 Federated Car Care 200Toledo SpeedwayARCA Racing SeriesChris Buescher
10-16-2015 Full Throttle S'loonshine 98.9Kansas SpeedwayARCA Racing SeriesMason Mitchell
10-16-2016 Sunoco World Series 150Thompson SpeedwayNASCAR Whelen Modified TourJustin Bonsignore
10-16-2016 Hollywood Casino 400Kansas SpeedwayNASCAR Sprint CupKevin Harvick
10-16-2020 Speediatrics 150Kansas SpeedwayARCA Menards SeriesCorey Heim
10-16-2021 Andy's Frozen Custard 335Texas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Xfinity SeriesJohn H. Nemechek
10-16-2021 AutosByNelson.com 250South Boston SpeedwayCARS Pro Late Model TourCarson Kvapil
10-16-2021 AutosByNelson.com 250South Boston SpeedwayCARS Late Model Stock TourBobby McCarty
10-16-2022 South Point 400Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayNASCAR Cup SeriesJoey Logano


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

Drivers born on October 16th:
DriverBirthdate
  Al Poole10-16-1877
  Joel Thorne10-16-1914
  Harold Morse10-16-1917
  Tony Rolt10-16-1918
  Bill Champion10-16-1921
  Barney Hatchell10-16-1923
  Budd Olsen10-16-1924
  Clem Proctor10-16-1928
  Lionel Johnson10-16-1928
  Dave Heinz10-16-1934
  Peter Ashdown10-16-1934
  R.K. Smith10-16-1937
  John Whitmore10-16-1937
  Joe Castellano10-16-1937
  Nunzio Febbrielo10-16-1940
  Roger Dubos10-16-1946
  Ronnie Childress10-16-1950
  Jenni Thompson10-16-1957
  Frederic Hauchard10-16-1961
  Wes Rhodes10-16-1962
  Laura Lane10-16-1964
  Phillip Young10-16-1967
  James Stoner III10-16-1967
  Mark Petty10-16-1969
  Steve Dorer10-16-1969
  Sean Woodside10-16-1970
  Eric Holmes10-16-1974
  Matthew Alix10-16-1977
  Michael Shawhan10-16-1989
  Jamie Krzysik10-16-1990
  Ben Gersekowski10-16-1992
  Egor Orudzhev10-16-1995
  Erik Johansson10-16-1996
  Charles Leclerc10-16-1997