Tommy Milton won the 100 Mile AAA sanctioned Providence Race 3 on the 1-mile concrete oval Narragansett Park, Cranston, RI. Ira Vail was second followed by Eddie Hearne, Dave Lewis and Jim Meyer.
Ron Shuman... Born ... A champion sprint car racer. Shuman won the Turkey Night Grand Prix sprint car race four consecutive times from 1979 to 1982 and eight times in total and the Knoxville Nationals in 1979. He tried his hand at Championship Car racing in 1980 and finished in 11th place in his first race at Ontario Motor Speedway in April of that year. However, a month later he failed to qualify for the 1980 Indianapolis 500. He was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2003.