Johnny Parsons... Born ... Parsons is the son of Arza and 1950 Indianapolis 500 winner Johnnie Parsons. Parsons started twelve Indianapolis 500 races. His best finish was fifth in 1977 and 1985. Parsons finished second in the 1977 USAC National points. Parsons has also twice finished second in the USAC championship dirt cars. Parson won 29 midget car features (as of 1994), including major wins at: the 4-Crown Nationals midget car feature twice, the 1979 Hut Hundred, and the 1986 Copper Classic midget feature. He has won two Silver Crown and five sprint car features.
Jimmy Bryan won the USAC sanctioned Milwaukee 250 race at The Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI. Jimmy Reece was second followed by Rodger Ward, Eddie Sachs and Johnny Boyd.