Larry Dickson won the Supermodified race over Gus Linder, Bob Martin, Chuck Yost and Ron Anderson at the Greater Pittsburgh Speedway, Pittsburgh,PA
Jimmy Knight won the 100 lap USAC Midget race at the O'Hare Field , Chicago,IL.
Gordon Johncock won the 150 mile Rex Mays Classic USAC Indy Car race over Lloyd Ruby, Roger McCluskey, Jim McElreath and Wally Dallenbach at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
Bobby Unser won the 150 mile Rex Mays Classic USAC Indy Car race over Mark Donohue, Gary Bettenhausen, Billy Vukovich Jr and Joe Leonard at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
Pancho Carter and Larry Dickson each won one of the Twin 50's USAC Sprint Car races at the Indiana State Fairgrounds,Indianapolis,IN.
Billy Cassella won the 40 lap USAC Sprint car race over Gary Bettenhausen, Dana Carter, Jerry Weeks and Billy Engelhart at the Terre Haute Action Track , Terre Haute,IN.
Rich Vogler won the USAC Midget race over Sleepy Tripp, Tom Steiner, Lonnie Caruthers and Jeff Heywood at the Columbus Motor Speedway, Columbus,OH.
Rick Mears won the Miller High Life 200 CART Indy Car race over Michael Andretti, Teo Fabi, Raul Boesel and Scott Pruett at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
Dale Earnhardt wins the Budweiser 500 over Mark Martin at the Dover International Speedway , Dover, DE.
Paul Tracy won the Miller Genuine Draft 200 CART Indy Car race over Al Unser, Jr, Michael Andretti, Teo Fabi and Robby Gordon at the Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
Kyle Petty wins the Miller 500 over Bobby Labonte at the Dover International Speedway , Dover, DE.
Tony Stewart wins the MBNA Platinum 400 over Matt Kenseth at the Dover International Speedway , Dover, DE.
Cotton Farmer ... Died ... IMCA and USAC driver from the 1950's and 60's.
Matt Kenseth wins the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Neighborhood Excellence 400 presented by Bank of America over Jamie McMurray at the Dover International Speedway , Dover, DE.
William Clifton France, "Bill Jr."... Died ... After serving as vice-president for six years, he became the head of NASCAR when his father Bill France, Sr. retired on January 10, 1972. The International Motorsports Hall of Fame describes the transition: "Other than the founding of NASCAR itself, Bill Jr.'s appointment to leadership is probably the most significant event in the history of the sanctioning body." NASCAR went from a Southern regional sport to a national sport during his tenure.
Martin Truex Jr. wins the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Autism Speaks 400 presented by Visa over Ryan Newman at the Dover International Speedway , Dover, DE.