Tommy Hinnershitz won the USAC Sprint Car race at the Allentown Fairgrounds, Allentown, PA.
Lou Johnson won the URC Sprint Car race at the Flemington Fair Speedway, Flemington, NJ.
Nick Fornoro won the ARDC Midget race at the Old Dominion Speedway, Manassas, VA.
Mark Donohue drove his Roger Penske Camaro to an easy victory in the SCCA Trans-Am race on the 3.27 mile Meadowdale International Raceway in Carpentersville, IL. The only time Donohue gave up the lead was when he made his pit stop in the 250 mile event. Peter Revson finished nearly a lap behind in an AMC Javelin and Sam Posey, in a second Penske Camaro, finished 2 laps back in 3rd after starting 20th following a practice crash.
Dale Earnhardt won the NASCAR Winston Cup Pepsi 400 over Alan Kulwicki at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, FL.
Kenny Irwin, Jr. ... Died ... He was a NASCAR stock car driver. He had driven in all three major forms of NASCAR and had two total victories. Before that, he raced in the United States Auto Club against Tony Stewart who was one of his fiercest rivals. He died as a result of injuries suffered in a crash during a practice session at New Hampshire International Speedway.