Rick Muther... Born ... USAC / CART driver from the 1960's & 1970's.
Tommy Hinnershitz won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Bedford Speedway, Bedford, PA.
Frankie Luptow won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield, MO.
Troy Ruttman ,in the Bowes Seal Fast Special, won the AAA sanctioned 50 lap Championship Car Non-Point Race over Chuck Stevenson, Paul Russo, Walt Faulkner, Henry Banks, Duke Nalon and Neal Carter on the 1/2 Mile Dirt Oval Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA.
Chuck Stevenson won the AAA Midget race at the Springfield Speedway , Springfield, IL.
Jimmy Campbell won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Algona Raceway, Algona, IA.
Gene Force won the AAA Midget race at the Cincinnati Race Bowl, Cincinnati,OH.
Pete Folse won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Crawford County Speedway, Denison, IA.
Bob Slater won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Fond du Lac Fairgrounds, Fond du Lac, WI.
Eddie Johnson won the AAA Midget race at the Sportsman's Park, Bedford,OH.
Mac McHenry won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the State Park Speedway, Wausau, WI.
Jimmy Knight won the AAA Midget race at the Flint Motor Speedway, Flint,MI.
Jack Jordan won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Southern Iowa Speedway,Oskaloosa, IA.
Jack Turner won the AAA Midget race at the West 16th Street Speedway, Indianapolis,IN.
Bobby Grim won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Algona Raceway, Algona,IA.
Rex Easton won the USAC Midget race at the Cincinnati Race Bowl, Cincinnati,OH.
Jack Rounds won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Crawford County Speedway, Denison,IA.
Buzz Rose won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Austin Fairgrounds, Austin,MN.
Arnie Knepper won the Sprint Car race at the Springfield Speedway, Springfield,IL.
Bobby Hersh won the Super Modified race at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown,PA. Johnny Mackison finished second followed by Jackie Faulk, Ray Kable and Dizzy Dean.
Jim Hurtubise, in the Sterling Plumbing Special # 56, won the USAC Sprint Car race over Parnelli Jones , in the Fike Plumbing Special # 1, at the Terre Haute Action Track, Terre Haute,IN. Third went to Roger McCluskey followed by Al Keller and Chuck Hulse.
Greg Weld won the IMCA Sprint Car race over Scratch Daniels, Gordon Woolley, Jerry Richert and Johnny Myers at the Eldon Raceway, Eldon,IA.
Ned Spath won the CRA Sprint Car race over Jimmy Miller, Jim Roessler, Bruce Walkup and Hal Minyard at the Riverside International Raceway (1/2p), Riverside, CA.
Chuck Rodee won the USAC Midget race at the Ionia Fairgrounds (1/2d), Lake Odessa, MI.
Dave Lundy and Steve Travers won the Sprint Car feature races at the Greater Pittsburgh Speedway, Pittsburgh,PA.
Irvin King won the Sportsman-Modified Stock Car race at the Dorsey Speedway, Elkridge, MD.
Jay Woodside won the Knoxville Nationals Sprint Car race over Lloyd Beckman, Kenny Weld, Ken Taylor and Tom Bigelow at the Knoxville Raceway , Knoxville, IA.
Todd Gibson won the Supermodified race over Nolan Swift at the Oswego Speedway, Oswego,NY.
Ralph Quarterson won the Sprint Car race over Bill Banick, Paul Kekich and Tom Galvin at the Mercer Raceway Park, Mercer,PA.
Jerry Wall won the ARDC Midget race at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta,NY.
Rollie Beale won the USAC Sprint Car race over Greg Weld, Ralph Liguori, Don Thomas and Billy Vukovich at the Terre Haute Action Track, Terre Haute,IN.
Lee Kunzman won the USAC Midget race over Arnie Knepper, Mel Kenyon, Bob Tattersall and Sammy Sessions at the Davenport Speedway, Davenport,IA.
Patrick Carpentier... Born ... Canadian race car driver. He is best known for his career in the Champ Car World Series and the IndyCar Series. Patrick also drove for Gillett Evernham Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Dick Sutcliffe won the Knoxville National Supermodified Preliminary race at the Marion County Fairgrounds Speedway, Knoxville, IA. Jerry Blundy was second followed by Steve Unger, Rick Ferkle, Roy Hibbard and Larry Gorman.
Bobby Allen won the Super Sprint Car race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA. Lynn Paxton was second followed by Herman Wise, Johnny Grum and Ken Slaybaugh.
Danny Caruthers won the 50-lap USAC Midget race at the Hales Corners Speedway, Hales Corners, WI. Gary Bettenhausen was second followed by Larry Rice, Merle Bettenhausen, Mel Cornett, Larry (Boom Boom) Cannon and Jimmy Caruthers.
Fred Dessaro won the Stock Car race over Bugsy Stevens at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta ,NY.
Sheldon Kinser won the Super Sprint Car race at the Bloomington Speedway, Bloomington, IN. Rex Mitchell was second followed by Butch Wilkerson and Calvin Gilstrap.
Hal Browning won the 50-lap Black Cat Special Modified Car race at the Reading Fairgrounds Speedway, Reading, PA. Kenny Brightbill was second followed by Buzzie Reutimann, Bobby Gerhart and Jim Keppley.
Ralph Quarterson won the Sprint Car race at the Lernerville Speedway, Sarver, PA. Dick Swartzlander was second followed by Bill Banick, Herb Buck and Frank Raiti.
Joe Leonard won the USAC sanctioned Tony Bettenhausen 200 on the 1 Mile Paved Oval The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin. Billy Vukovich finished second followed by Johnny Rutherford, Lee Kunzman and Rick Muther.
Tim Richmond ... Died ... USAC / CART and NASCAR driver from the 1970's and 80's. He had his career cut short when he contracted HIV and died of complications from AIDS.
Rusty Wallace won the NASCAR Winston Cup Bud at the Glen over Mark Martin at the Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY.
Mark Martin won the NASCAR Winston Cup Bud at the Glen over Wally Dallenbach at the Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY.
Bob Wente ... Died ... USAC driver from the 1950's into the 1970's
Steve Park won the NASCAR Winston Cup Global Crossing at The Glen over Mark Martin at the Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY.
Kevin Harvick won the NASCAR Winston Cup AMD at the Glen over Tony Stewart at the Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY.
Donny Schatz won his fifth Knoxville Nationals Sprint Car race at the Knoxville Raceway, Knoxville, Iowa.
Shane Stewart was second followed by Sammy Swindell, Tim Shaffer and Daryn Pittmam.