A.J. Foyt won the USAC Midget race at the Speedway Park, Corpus Christi, TX.
Swede Savage won the Bobby Ball 150 USAC Championship Race on the 1-mile paved oval Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, AZ. Al Unser finished second followed by Roger McCluskey, Wally Dallenbach and Jim McElreath.
David Pearson won the NASCAR Winston Cup L.A. Times 500 over Lennie Pond at the Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario, CA.