Sheldon Kinser... Born ... He was the 1977, '81, and '82 United States Auto Club (USAC) National Sprint Car Champion and winner of the prestigious Tony Hulman Classic at the Terre Haute Action Track, 1981. He was a six-time starter of the Indianapolis 500, 1975-79, '81, with a best finish of 6th in 1981.
Jeff Gordon, in the Bickford #4, won the CRA Sprint Car race over Brad Noffsinger, Rip Williams, Jerry Meyer and Ron Shuman at the Mesa Marin Raceway, Bakersfield, CA.
Dave Steele won the Sprint Car race over Tony Elliott, Troy DeCaire, Jason Blonde and Mike Ling at the DeSoto Super Speedway, Bradenton, FL.