Junior Johnson ... Born ... Junior was a legendary moonshiner in the rural South who became one of the early superstars of NASCAR in the 1950s and 1960s. He won 50 NASCAR races in his career before retiring in 1966. In the 1970s and 1980s he became a highly successful NASCAR racing team owner; he sponsored such NASCAR champions as Cale Yarborough and Darrell Waltrip. He is credited with discovering drafting.
Frankie Schneider won the Sportsman-Modified Stock Car race and Stan Ploski won the Limited Sportsman race at the Nazareth Speedway, Nazareth, PA. (Click here for the race report.)
Bobby Rahal won the 100-lap CART Meadowlands Indy on the 1.682-mile street course Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, NJ. Mario Andretti was second followed by Emerson Fittipaldi, Geoff Brabham and Michael Andretti.
Dale Earnhardt won the NASCAR Winston Cup Miller 400 over Davey Allison at the Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI.
Michael Andretti won the CART Miller Genuine Draft 200 on the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, WI. Bobby Rahal was second followed by Scott Brayton, Emerson Fittipaldi and Eddie Cheever.