Len Duncan... Born ... Len Duncan, of Lansdale, PA, had a racing career spanning seven decades, beginning in 1928 and continuing into the 1980s in TQ midgets! In 1953, 1954 and 1955, when AAA had a working agreement with the American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC), he was the AAA Eastern Midget Champion, and during the thirteen years between 1955 and 1967, he won the ARDC title eight times. During World War II, Len had the honor of being assigned as President Truman's driver during one of his visits to England. He drove in the Indianapolis 500 in 1954 and had relief from George Fonder. The pair completed 101 laps and placed 31st. Mario Andretti credits Duncan with having a great influence on his professional life.
George Marshman... Born ... Race car driver, builder and promoter. Father of Bobby Marshman, 1961 Indianapolis 500 Co-Rookie of the Year.
Barney Oldfield, drove a Fiat at Des Moines Speedway in Iowa, and set an unofficial 5-mile World's Record of 3 minutes and 1.62 seconds.
Tommy Hinnershitz won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Selinsgrove Speedway,Selinsgrove, PA.
Ted Horn won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Winchester Speedway,Winchester, IN.
Cal Niday won the AAA Midget race at the Lafayette Stadium, Lafayette,IN.
Deb Snyder won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Thief River Falls Fairgrounds, Thief River Falls, MN.
Joe Barzda won the AAA Midget race at the Bone Stadium, Pittston,PA.
Deb Snyder won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the River Cities Speedway, Grand Forks, ND.
Gene Hartley won the AAA Midget race at the Indianapolis Speedrome, Indianapolis,IN.
Johnny Moorhouse won the URA Midget race at the South Mountain Speedway, Phoenix, AZ.
Jimmy Davies won the AAA sanctioned Indianapolis Sweepstakes race on the .5 Mile Dirt Oval Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Jimmy Bryan was second followed by Jimmy Reece, Rodger Ward and Don Freeland.
Leon DeRock won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls, SD.
Mike Nazaruk won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Dayton Speedway, Dayton, OH.
Eddie Sachs won the USAC Midget race at the Blue Island, Chicago, IL.
Shorty Templeman won the USAC Midget race at the South Bend Motor Speedway, South Bend,IN.
Jim Hendrickson won the Modified race at the Old Bridge Stadium, Old Bridge, NJ Lenny Brown was second followed by George Tet, Bill McCarthy and Bob Malzahn.
Al Tasnady won the 20-lap Modified race at the Alcyon Speedway, Pitman, NJ Ed Lindsay was second followed by Jackie McLaughlin, Red Kagle and Duke Southern.
Buddy Powers won the 20-lap URC Sprint Car race at the Alcyon Speedway, Pitman, NJ. Bobby Courtwright was second followed by Bert Brooks,Verne Harriman and Toby Tobias.
Rodger Ward defeated the creme of US sportscar racers when he won the Formula Libra race at Lime Rock in an Offenhauser powered Kurtis midget.
Gene Hartley won the 50 lap USAC Midget race at the MT. Clemens Speedway, MT. Clemens, MI.
Buzz Barton won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the River Cities Speedway, Grand Forks,ND.
Johnny Riva won the USAC Midget race at the Blue Island, Chicago, IL.
Gordon Woolley won the Sprint Car race over Jerry Weld, Roy Robbins, Bob Williams and Cy Fairchild at the Riverside Stadium, Kansas City,MO.
Chuck Rodee won the USAC Midget race at the Seekonk Speedway, Seekonk,MA.
Lowell Sachs won the USAC Midget race at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena, CA.
Bill Brown won the URC Sprint Car race at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington,DE.
Scratch Daniels won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Nodak Speedway, Minot,ND.
Len Duncan won the ARDC Midget race at the Onteora Speedway, Olivebridge,NY.
Nolan Swift won the Supermodified race at the Oswego Speedway, Oswego,NY. Sammy Sessions was second followed by Jack Murphy, Leon Wieske and Jim Gresley.
Mario Andretti drove his Dean Van Lines Ford powered Brawner-Hawk to victory in the 150 mile USAC Championship race on the Indianapolis Raceway Park 1.875 Mile Paved road course. Bobby Unser was second followed by Roger McCluskey, A.J. Foyt and Jim McElreath.
Kenny Weld won the Sprint Car race at the Olympic Stadium, Kansas City,MO.
Frank Gorichky won the Sprint Car race over Ron Anderson, Mack Clingan, Ralph Quarterson and George Sember at the Sharon Speedway, Hartford,OH.
Billy Engelhart won the USAC Midget race at the Fairgrounds Motor Speedway, Louisville,KY. Les Scott finished second followed by Steve Cannon, Danny Caruthers and Merle Bettenhausen.
Johnny Hubbard won the ARDC Midget race at the Grandview Speedway, Bechtelsville,PA. Jerry Stover was second followed by Larry McCoy, Johnny Coy and Phil Davoulas. ( Click here for the race report. )
Mitch Smith won the Super Sprint Car race over Herman Wise, Steve Smith, Dub May and Ed Zirkle at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown,PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Gary Bettenhausen won the USAC Sprint Car race at the New Bremen Speedway , New Bremen,OH. Lee Kunzman was second followed by Greg Weld, Rollie Beale and Karl Busson. ( Click here for the race report. )