August 11-20

August 11
August 11, 1923 Gordon Reid born
August 11, 1926 Frankie Schneider born
August 11, 1934 Ludwig Heimrath born
August 11, 1946 Bus Wilbert died
August 11, 1946 Ted Horn won the Bedford Race at Bedford
August 11, 1946 George Robson won the Langhorne Race 3 at Langhorne
August 11, 1946 Elbert Booker won the Winchester Race 3 at Winchester
August 11, 1953 Tazio Nuvolari died
August 11, 1974 Gordon Johncock won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 11, 1996 Alex Zanardi won the Miller 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 11, 2002 Patrick Carpentier won the Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio
August 11, 2002 Felipe Giaffone won the Belterra Casino Indy 300 at Sparta
August 11, 2007 Tony Kanaan won the Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Coca-Cola and Edy's at Sparta
August 12
August 12, 1915 Bill Boyd born
August 12, 1919 Shorty Templeman born
August 12, 1928 Howard Taylor died
August 12, 1933 Parnelli Jones born
August 12, 1950 Troy Ruttman won the Indianapolis Sweepstakes at Williams Grove
August 12, 1955 Mortimer Roberts died
August 12, 1956 Ed Elisian won the Dayton Race at Dayton
August 12, 1973 Wally Dallenbach won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 12, 1979 Roger McCluskey won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 12, 1985 Billy Devore died
August 12, 2001 Helio Castroneves won the Miller Lite 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 12, 2001 Buddy Lazier won the Belterra Resort Indy 300 at Sparta
August 12, 2007 Sébastien Bourdais won the Generac Grand Prix at Elkhart Lake
August 12, 2012 Jerry Grant died
August 13
August 13, 1889 David Bruce-Brown born
August 13, 1925 Roy Graham born
August 13, 1935 Rick Muther born
August 13, 1953 Sleepy Tripp born
August 13, 1972 Joe Leonard won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 13, 1989 Tim Richmond died
August 13, 1995 Al Unser, Jr. won the Miller Genuine Draft 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 13, 2000 Helio Castroneves won the Miller Lite 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 13, 2000 Bob Wente died
August 13, 2006 A. J. Allmendinger won the Grand Prix of Denver Presented by Bridgestone at Denver
August 13, 2006 Sam Hornish, Jr. won the Meijer Indy 300 at Kentucky
August 14
August 14, 1905 Charles Burman won the Glenville Race at Glenville
August 14, 1921 Eddie Hearne won the Cotati Race 1 at Cotati
August 14, 1965 Joe Leonard won the Milwaukee 150 at Milwaukee
August 14, 1982 Bobby Olivero won the Tony Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield
August 14, 1983 Teo Fabi won the Domino's Pizza 500 at Pocono
August 14, 1994 Al Unser, Jr. won the Pioneer Electronics 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 14, 2005 Sébastien Bourdais won the Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver Presented by PacifiCare at Denver
August 14, 2005 Scott Sharp won the AMBER Alert Portal 300 at Sparta
August 14, 2011 Ryan Hunter-Reay won the MoveThatBlock.com 225 at Loudon
August 15
August 15, 1871 Edward McNay born
August 15, 1927 Billy Earl born
August 15, 1948 Johnny Mantz won the Milwaukee 100 at Milwaukee
August 15, 1952 Don Ostrander died
August 15, 1964 Sam Schmidt born
August 15, 1971 Bobby Unser won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 15, 1976 Gordon Johncock won the Trenton 200 at Trenton
August 15, 1981 George Snider won the Tony Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield
August 15, 1982 Rick Mears won the Domino's Pizza Pocono 500 at Pocono
August 15, 1999 Juan Montoya won the Miller Lite 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 15, 2004 Sébastien Bourdais won the Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver at Denver
August 15, 2004 Adrián Fernández won the Belterra Casino Indy 300 at Sparta
August 16
August 16, 1883 Eddie Pullen born
August 16, 1906 George Connor born
August 16, 1910 Roy Russing born
August 16, 1911 Hal Robson born
August 16, 1915 Frank Burany born
August 16, 1916 Kenny Eaton born
August 16, 1916 Iggy Katona born
August 16, 1930 Bill Albertson died
August 16, 1950 Bernard Jourdain born
August 16, 1950 Steve Siegel born
August 16, 1952 Bill Schindler won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 16, 1958 Johnny Thomson won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 16, 1972 Port DeFraties died
August 16, 1987 Rick Mears won the Pocono 500 at Pocono
August 16, 1993 René Dreyfus died
August 16, 1998 Dario Franchitti won the Texaco/Havoline 200 at Elkhart Lake
August 16, 1998 Kenny Bräck won the Radisson 200 at PPIR
August 17
August 17, 1890 Ken Goodson born
August 17, 1891 Tobin DeHymel born
August 17, 1894 Dave Koetzla born
August 17, 1914 Leland Colvin born
August 17, 1918 Ralph DePalma won the International Sweepstakes Race 1 at Sheepshead Bay
August 17, 1918 Ralph DePalma won the International Sweepstakes Race 2 at Sheepshead Bay
August 17, 1918 Ralph DePalma won the International Sweepstakes Race 3 at Sheepshead Bay
August 17, 1947 Tony Bettenhausen won the Goshen 100 at Goshen
August 17, 1952 Nelson Piquet born
August 17, 1953 Jan Sneva born
August 17, 1957 Rodger Ward won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 17, 1959 Manny Rockhold born
August 17, 1963 Rodger Ward won the Tony Bettenhausen Memorial at Springfield
August 17, 1968 Roger McCluskey won the Tony Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield
August 17, 1969 Al Unser won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 17, 1975 Mike Mosley won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 17, 1986 Mario Andretti won the Domino's Pizza 500 at Pocono
August 17, 1997 Alex Zanardi won the Texaco/Havoline 200 at Elkhart Lake
August 17, 1997 Robbie Buhl won the Pennzoil 200 at Loudon
August 17, 2000 Chuck Booth died
August 17, 2003 Sam Hornish, Jr. won the Belterra Casino Indy 300 at Sparta
August 17, 2014 Will Power won the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee
August 18
August 18, 1882 Leigh Lynch born
August 18, 1929 Wilbur Shaw won the Toledo 100 at Toledo
August 18, 1942 Larry McCoy born
August 18, 1946 Ted Horn won the Skowhegan Race at Skowhegan
August 18, 1946 George Robson won the Williams Grove Race 7 at Williams Grove
August 18, 1949 Rick DeLorto born
August 18, 1951 Tony Bettenhausen won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 18, 1960 Doug Didero born
August 18, 1963 Jim Clark won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 18, 1967 Al Miller died
August 18, 1968 Lloyd Ruby won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 18, 1969 Mario Andretti won the Tony Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield
August 18, 1985 Rick  Mears won the Domino's Pizza 500 at Pocono
August 18, 1996 Michael Andretti won the Texaco/Havoline 200 at Elkhart Lake
August 18, 1996 Scott Sharp won the True Value 200 at Loudon
August 18, 2002 Cristiano da Matta won the Grand Prix at Road America Featuring the Motorola 220 at Elkhart Lake
August 18, 2005 Milton Mabe died
August 19
August 19, 1882 Dario Resta born
August 19, 1884 Ken Rawlings born
August 19, 1899 F. Hollis Wells born
August 19, 1905 Barney Oldfield won the Buffalo Race at Buffalo
August 19, 1909 Billy Bourque died
August 19, 1909 Bob Burman won the Prestolite Trophy Race at Indianapolis
August 19, 1916 Dario Resta won the Speedway Grand Prix at Chicago
August 19, 1926 Johnny Boyd born
August 19, 1928 Louis Meyer won the Altoona Race at Altoona
August 19, 1939 John Crone won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 19, 1950 Paul Russo won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 19, 1950 Mike Peters born
August 19, 1956 Jimmy Bryan won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 19, 1962 Jim Hurtubise won the Tony Bettenhausen Memorial at Springfield
August 19, 1967 A. J. Foyt won the Tony Bettenhausen Memorial at Springfield
August 19, 1975 Mark Donohue died
August 19, 1979 Rick Mears won the Ditzler 150 at Trenton
August 19, 1984 Wade Cunningham born
August 19, 1984 Danny Sullivan won the Domino's Pizza 500 at Pocono
August 19, 2001 Bruno Junqueira won the Motorola 220 at Elkhart Lake
August 20
August 20, 1909 Lewis Strang won the G & J Trophy Race at Indianapolis
August 20, 1912 Bob Swanson born
August 20, 1914 Randall Beinke born
August 20, 1915 Earl Cooper won the Chicago Auto Club Trophy Race at Elgin
August 20, 1938 Tony Willman won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 20, 1939 Bob Hurt born
August 20, 1941 Pat Bedard born
August 20, 1949 Mel Hansen won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 20, 1955 Jimmy Bryan won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 20, 1960 Jim Packard won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 20, 1961 Lloyd Ruby won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 20, 1962 Rodger Ward won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 20, 1966 Don Branson won the Tony Bettenhausen Memorial at Springfield
August 20, 1967 Mario Andretti won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 20, 1978 Danny Ongais won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 20, 1989 Danny Sullivan won the Pocono 500 at Pocono
August 20, 1993 Gus Zarka died
August 20, 1994 George Wingerter died
August 20, 1995 André Ribeiro won the New England 200 at Loudon
August 20, 1996 Red Hodges died
August 20, 2000 Paul Tracy won the Motorola 220 at Elkhart Lake

 

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