August 21-31

August 21
August 21, 1885 Bert Dingley born
August 21, 1892 Mike Moosie born
August 21, 1909 Leigh Lynch won the Wheeler-Schebler Trophy Race at Indianapolis
August 21, 1911 Ralph Ireland died
August 21, 1913 Fred Agabashian born
August 21, 1914 Ralph DePalma won the Chicago Auto Club Trophy Race at Elgin
August 21, 1915 Gil Anderson won the Elgin National Trophy Race at Elgin
August 21, 1937 Mauri Rose won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 21, 1938 Jack Eiteljorg born
August 21, 1938 Billy Winn died
August 21, 1941 Howard Dauphin died
August 21, 1944 Bruce Walkup born
August 21, 1948 Ted Horn won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 21, 1948 Cliff Hucul born
August 21, 1949 Wally Stokes died
August 21, 1954 Jimmy Davies won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 21, 1961 Jim Hurtubise won the Tony Bettenhausen Memorial at Springfield
August 21, 1965 A. J. Foyt won the Tony Bettenhausen Memorial at Springfield
August 21, 1968 Malcolm Fox died
August 21, 1971 Joe Huff died
August 21, 1977 Johnny Rutherford won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 21, 1983 Gene Force died
August 21, 1988 Bobby Rahal won the Quaker State 500 at Pocono
August 21, 1994 Al Unser, Jr. won the Slick 50 200 at Loudon
August 21, 1995 Chuck Stevenson died
August 21, 2005 Dan Wheldon won the Honda Indy 225 at PPIR
August 22
August 22, 1914 Ralph DePalma won the Elgin National Trophy Race at Elgin
August 22, 1914 Spencer Wishart died
August 22, 1924 Bob Nagel born
August 22, 1930 Leroy Neumayer born
August 22, 1936 Wilbur Shaw won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 22, 1953 Sam Hanks won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 22, 1959 Len Sutton won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 22, 1963 Teddy Duncan died
August 22, 1964 A. J. Foyt won the Tony Bettenhausen Memorial at Springfield
August 22, 1964 Bill Horstmeyer died
August 22, 1965 Gordon Johncock won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 22, 1970 Al Unser won the Tony Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield
August 22, 1972 Max Wilson born
August 22, 1976 Al Unser won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 22, 1989 Tristan Vautier born
August 22, 1993 Paul Tracy won the Texaco/Havoline 200 at Elkhart Lake
August 22, 1999 Juan Montoya won the Target Grand Prix of Chicago Presented by Energizer at Chicago
August 22, 2004 Dario Franchitti won the Honda Indy 225 at PPIR
August 22, 2010 Will Power won the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point
August 22, 2016 Will Power won the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono
August 23
August 23, 1917 Bill Sheffler born
August 23, 1919 Tommy Milton won the Elgin Race at Elgin
August 23, 1926 Earl Cooper won the Charlotte Race 2 at Charlotte
August 23, 1926 Dave Lewis won the Charlotte Race 3 at Charlotte
August 23, 1926 Frank Lockhart won the Charlotte Race 4 at Charlotte
August 23, 1926 Frank Lockhart won the Charlotte Race 5 at Charlotte
August 23, 1935 Bruce Jacobi born
August 23, 1936 Doc MacKenzie died
August 23, 1962 Jim Hemmings died
August 23, 1964 Parnelli Jones won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 23, 1970 Al Unser won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 23, 1992 Emerson Fittipaldi won the Texaco/Havoline 200 at Elkhart Lake
August 23, 2009 Cliff Spalding died
August 23, 2009 Dario Franchitti won the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point
August 23, 2015 Ryan Hunter-Reay won the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono
August 24
August 24, 1886 Paul Zuccarelli born
August 24, 1887 Guy Ball born
August 24, 1893 Sam Swank born
August 24, 1900 Frank Brisko born
August 24, 1930 Roger McCluskey born
August 24, 1930 Carl Williams born
August 24, 1935 Billy Winn won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 24, 1940 Rex Mays won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 24, 1941 Rex Mays won the Milwaukee 100 at Milwaukee
August 24, 1944 Buddy Calloway died
August 24, 1946 Ted Horn won the Hamburg Race 1 at Hamburg
August 24, 1947 Ted Horn won the Milwaukee 100 at Milwaukee
August 24, 1952 Chuck Stevenson won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 24, 1957 Cornelius Euser born
August 24, 1958 Rodger Ward won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 24, 1962 Shorty Templeman died
August 24, 1969 Art Pollard won the Delaware 200 at Dover
August 24, 1997 Luigi Villoresi died
August 24, 2003 Michel Jourdain, Jr. won the Molson Indy Montréal at Montréal
August 24, 2003 Helio Castroneves won the Firestone Indy 225 at Nazareth
August 24, 2008 Helio Castroneves won the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma County at Sears Point
August 24, 2014 Scott Dixon won the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point
August 24, 2015 Justin Wilson died
August 25
August 25, 1889 Jerry Wonderlich born
August 25, 1911 Hughie Hughes won the Kane County Trophy Race at Elgin
August 25, 1911 Don Herr won the Illinois Trophy Race at Elgin
August 25, 1912 Spencer Wishart won the Columbus Race at Columbus
August 25, 1934 Billy Winn won the Springfield 100 at Springfield
August 25, 1946 George Robson won the Dayton Race 4 at Dayton
August 25, 1946 Ted Horn won the Uniontown Race at Uniontown
August 25, 1947 Michel Jourdain born
August 25, 1957 Jim Rathmann won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 25, 1971 Arvol Brunmeier died
August 25, 1976 Doc Shanebrook died
August 25, 1991 Al Unser, Jr. won the Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Denver at Denver
August 25, 2002 Dario Franchitti won the Molson Indy Montréal at Montréal
August 25, 2002 Gil de Ferran won the Gateway Indy 250 at Gateway
August 25, 2013 Will Power won the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point
August 26
August 26, 1872 Charles Bigelow born
August 26, 1909 Gus Zarka born
August 26, 1910 Dave Buck won the Kane County Trophy Race at Elgin
August 26, 1910 Al Livingstone won the Illinois Trophy Race at Elgin
August 26, 1911 Dave Buck died
August 26, 1911 Len Zengel won the Elgin National Trophy Race at Elgin
August 26, 1925 Bobby Ball born
August 26, 1933 Phil Shafer won the Elgin Race at Elgin
August 26, 1933 Wib Spalding born
August 26, 1944 Johnny Parsons born
August 26, 1946 Swede Savage born
August 26, 1951 Walt Faulkner won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 26, 1956 Jimmy Bryan won the Milwaukee 250 at Milwaukee
August 26, 1962 Don Branson won the Langhorne 100 at Langhorne
August 26, 1963 Anthony Lazzaro born
August 26, 1970 Charles Latta died
August 26, 1973 Wally Dallenbach won the Ontario Heat 1 at Ontario
August 26, 1973 Johnny Rutherford won the Ontario Heat 2 at Ontario
August 26, 1984 Jimmy Wilburn died
August 26, 1990 Al Unser, Jr. won the Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Denver at Denver
August 26, 2001 Al Unser, Jr. won the Gateway Indy 250 at Gateway
August 26, 2007 Sébastien Bourdais won the Belgian Champ Car Grand Prix at Zolder
August 26, 2007 Scott Dixon won the Motorola Indy 300 Presented by Jackson Rancheria Casino & Hotel at Sears Point
August 26, 2012 Ryan Briscoe won the GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point
August 27
August 27, 1877 Tom Orr born
August 27, 1906 Billy Winn born
August 27, 1910 Ralph Mulford won the Elgin National Trophy Race at Elgin
August 27, 1916 **Race Cancelled** won the Kalamazoo Race at Kalamazoo
August 27, 1916 Jack Peacock died
August 27, 1939 Babe Stapp won the Milwaukee 100 at Milwaukee
August 27, 1950 Walt Faulkner won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 27, 1966 Mario Andretti won the Tony Bettenhausen 200 at Milwaukee
August 27, 2000 Buddy Lazier won the Belterra Resort Indy 300 at Sparta
August 27, 2006 Sébastien Bourdais won the Molson Grand Prix of Montréal at Montréal
August 27, 2006 Marco Andretti won the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point
August 27, 2007 Ebb Rose died
August 27, 2014 Wib Spalding died
August 27, 2016 Graham Rahal won the Firestone 600 at Ft. Worth
August 28
August 28, 1915 Ralph DePalma won the Kalamazoo Race at Kalamazoo
August 28, 1920 Ralph DePalma won the Elgin Race at Elgin
August 28, 1924 Jimmy Daywalt born
August 28, 1932 Frank Farmer died
August 28, 1938 Chet Gardner won the Milwaukee 100 at Milwaukee
August 28, 1946 Robert Arbuthnot died
August 28, 1949 Johnnie Parsons won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 28, 1955 Pat Flaherty won the Milwaukee 250 at Milwaukee
August 28, 1960 Len Sutton won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 28, 1983 Bobby Rahal won the LA Times/Budweiser 500 at Riverside
August 28, 1986 James Davison born
August 28, 2005 Oriol Servià won the Molson Indy Montréal at Montréal
August 28, 2005 Tony Kanaan won the Argent Mortgage Indy Grand Prix at Sears Point
August 28, 2008 Phil Hill died
August 28, 2010 Dario Franchitti won the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Joliet
August 28, 2011 Will Power won the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point
August 29
August 29, 1913 Ralph DePalma won the Chicago Auto Club Trophy Race at Elgin
August 29, 1930 George Fernic died
August 29, 1937 Rex Mays won the Milwaukee 100 at Milwaukee
August 29, 1948 Myron Fohr/Tony Bettenhausen won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 29, 1954 Manny Ayulo won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 29, 1982 Rick Mears won the AirCal 500 at Riverside
August 29, 1993 Roger McCluskey died
August 29, 1993 Al Unser, Jr. won the Molson Indy Vancouver at Vancouver
August 29, 1998 Kenny Bräck won the Atlanta 500 Classic at Atlanta
August 29, 1999 Greg Ray won the Colorado Indy 200 Presented by Deloitte & Touche at PPIR
August 29, 2004 Bruno Junqueira won the Molson Indy Montréal at Montréal
August 29, 2004 Dan Wheldon won the Firestone Indy 225 at Nazareth
August 29, 2009 Ryan Briscoe won the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Joliet
August 30
August 30, 1877 William Turner born
August 30, 1884 Swan Ostewig born
August 30, 1897 Charles Crawford born
August 30, 1912 Harry Endicott won the Jencks Trophy Race at Elgin
August 30, 1912 Hughie Hughes won the Aurora Trophy Race at Elgin
August 30, 1912 Charles Merz won the Illinois National Trophy Race at Elgin
August 30, 1913 Gil Anderson won the National Trophy Race at Elgin
August 30, 1936 Ray Pixley died
August 30, 1937 Bruce McLaren born
August 30, 1940 John DeCamp died
August 30, 1945 Wally Pankratz born
August 30, 1946 Bill Holland won the Essex Junction Race at Essex Junction
August 30, 1952 Bill Vukovich won the Detroit 100 at Detroit
August 30, 1953 Chuck Stevenson won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 30, 1959 Ed Elisian died
August 30, 1959 Rodger Ward won the Milwaukee 200 at Milwaukee
August 30, 1981 Rick Mears won the Los Angeles Times 500 at Riverside
August 30, 1981 Rich Vogler won the DuQuoin 100 at DuQuoin
August 30, 1987 Mario Andretti won the Road America 200 at Elkhart Lake
August 30, 1992 Michael Andretti won the Molson Indy Vancouver at Vancouver
August 30, 2014 Tony Kanaan won the MAVTV 500 at Fontana
August 30, 2015 Scott Dixon won the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sears Point
August 31
August 31, 1889 Don Herr born
August 31, 1898 Dave Evans born
August 31, 1906 Raymond Sommer born
August 31, 1909 Roy Sherman born
August 31, 1912 Ralph DePalma won the Elgin Race 4 at Elgin
August 31, 1912 Ralph DePalma won the Elgin Trophy Race at Elgin
August 31, 1917 Cap Kennedy died
August 31, 1918 Bill Homeier born
August 31, 1929 Wilbur Shaw won the Syracuse Race at Syracuse
August 31, 1946 Ted Horn won the Altamont Race 2 at Altamont
August 31, 1946 Bill Holland won the Hamburg Race 2 at Hamburg
August 31, 1947 Earl Johns died
August 31, 1950 Bob Droeger died
August 31, 1952 Jim Rigsby died
August 31, 1963 Billy Vukovich III born
August 31, 1964 Scott Mayer born
August 31, 1980 Bobby Unser won the California 500 at Ontario
August 31, 1986 Bobby Rahal won the Escort Radar Warning 200 at Mid-Ohio
August 31, 1997 Mauricio Gugelmin won the Molson Indy Vancouver at Vancouver
August 31, 2003 Bruno Junqueira won the Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver at Denver
August 31, 2006 Mike Magill died
August 31, 2008 Justin Wilson won the Detroit Indy Grand Prix Presented by Firestone at Detroit

 

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