Hurley Haywood... Born ... He won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1977 (Porsche 936), 1983 (Porsche 956) and 1994 (Dauer-Porsche 962) and is the most winning driver at the 24 Hours of Daytona with 5 (1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, and 1991). He also drove in the 1980 Indianapolis 500 finishing 18th. He also represented IMSA four times in the International Race of Champions (1986, 1989, 1992, 1995).
Ted Horn , driving the Horn #1, won the 30-lap AAA Eastern Sprint Car race on the 1/2 mile dirt Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA.
John Force... Born ... Many time NHRA Funny Car Champion.
Allen Heath won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race over Tommy Hinnershitz at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
Joe James won the AAA Midwest Sprint Car race at the Winchester Speedway,Winchester, IN
Gus Linder won the Super Modified feature over Bobbie Adamson, Rich Bauman, Larry Dickson and Bob Burris at the Greater Pittsburgh Speedway, Pittsburgh,PA
Johnny Mackison won the Super Modified feature over Dick Tobias, Neil Haight, Leroy Felty and Johnny Crawford at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
Jimmy Davies won the 50 lap USAC Midget race at the Taft Stadium, Oklahoma City, OK.
Jackie Stewart passed his rookie test for the Indianapolis 500.
Kenny Weld won the Super Sprint car feature over Ed Zirkle, Jackie Denniston, Red Nininger and Ken Slaybaugh at the Lincoln Speedway, Hanover,PA
Ralph Quarterson won the Super Sprint car feature over Bill Banick and Frank Gorichky at the Mercer Raceway Park, Mercer, PA
Larry Dickson won the USAC Sprint car race over Sammy Sessions, Gary Bettenhausen, Carl Williams and Mickey Shaw at the Tri-County Speedway (1/3d), Cincinnati,OH
Lloyd Beckman won the Super Modified car feature over Joe Saldana, Lonnie Jensen, Jay Woodside and Jan Opperman at the Eagle Raceway, Eagle,NE
Lynn Paxton won the Super Sprint car feature over Frank Gorichky, Kenny Weld, Bobby Allen and Gus Linder at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown,PA