Jimmy Bryan won the AAA Midget race at the Oak Ridge Sportsdrome, Knoxville, TN.
Rodger Ward drove his Watson-Offy roadster to victory in the USAC Championship race on the 1 mile paved Trenton Speedway in Trenton, NJ. The race was stopped after 142 of the scheduled 200 laps due to rain. Don Branson was second followed by Don Davis, Parnelli Jones and Jim Hurtubise.
Tom Sneva, driving the Carl Gehlhausen's rear-engined Chevy, won the USAC Sprint Car race at the New Bremen Speedway, New Bremen, OH. (Click here for the race report.)
David Pearson won the Dixie 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race at the Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA.
Scott Dixon ... Born ... Scott won the 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500 in 2008. He won the Indy Racing League (IRL) championship in 2003 on his first attempt.
Mario Andretti won the Michigan 500 CART race on the 2-mile paved oval Michigan International Speedway. Tom Sneva was second followed by Rick Mears, Gordon Johncock and Roberto Guerrero.
Harry Gant won the NASCAR Winston Cup Summer 500 over Cale Yarborough at the Pocono Raceway, Pocono, PA.