Ray Harroun drove a Marmon to victory in the 200 mile AAA Championship race on the 2 mile dirt Atlanta Motordrome oval in Atlanta, Georgia.
Duane Carter ... Born ... AAA / USAC driver from the 1940's, 50's & 60's. He raced midget cars, sprint cars, and IndyCars. His son Pancho raced in Indy cars, along with Johnny Parsons (who he helped raise). He was inducted in the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 1991 and the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame in 1989.
Art Pollard ... Born ... He drove in the USAC Championship Car series, racing in the 1965-1973 seasons, with 84 career starts, including the 1967-1971 Indianapolis 500 races. He finished in the top ten 30 times, with 2 victories, both in 1969, at Milwaukee and Dover.
Pollard died in Indianapolis, Indiana as a result of injuries sustained in practice for the 1973 Indianapolis 500.
Joie Chitwood won the sprint car feature at Trenton, New Jersey The first day of racing there after the track was changed from 1/2 to 1 mile in length.
Neal Carter won the AAA Midget race at the Toledo Speedway, Toledo, OH.
Len Duncan won the ARDC Midget feature at the Old Dominion Speedway, Manassas, VA.
Bill Randall won the ARDC Midget feature at the Hatfield Speedway, Hatfield, PA.
Andy Linden won the USAC Sprint Car feature over Bob Veith and Eddie Sachs at the Winchester Speedway,Winchester, IN.
Red Riegel won the ARDC Midget feature at the Hatfield Speedway, Hatfield,PA
Dee Jones won the CRA Sprint car feature over Colby Scroggin, Jack Brunner, Jim Steele and Bobby Unser at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA
Jackie McLaughlin , in Lucky Jordan's "Deuce", won the Modified Stock Car race at the Flemington Fairgrounds Speedway, in Flemington NJ. Charlie Cregar was second followed by Bob Malzahn, Spud Murphy, and Roy Pauch.
Bobby Hersh won the Super Modified feature over Leroy Felty, Bobby Abel, Paul Miller and Neil Haigh at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown,PA
Carl Williams won the Super Modified feature over Jerry Weld, Ralph Parkinson, Dick Ritchie and Gordon Woolley at the Olympic Stadium, Kansas City,MO
Parnelli Jones won the USAC Sprint car feature over Allen Crowe, Don Branson, Bud Tingelstad and Chuck Hulse at the Salem Speedway, Salem,IN
Hank Jacoby won the Super Modified feature over Mack Clingan and Dick Cotterman at the Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH
Mark Kinser... Born ... Sprint car driver. Son to car owner Karl and cousin to Steve Kinser, Mark won the 1996 and 1999 World of Outlaws championship and the 1996, 1999, and 2000 Knoxville Nationals.
Pancho Carter won the USAC Tony Hulman Classic Sprint car feature over Sheldon Kinser, Larry Rice, Johnny Parsons and Bob East at the Terre Haute Action Track , Terre Haute,IN
Dana Carter ... Died ... USAC and CART driver from the 1970's & 80's. Son of Duane Carter, brother of Pancho Carter and half brother of Johnnie Parsons Jr. Dana died on May 5th in 1983 of a heart attack after finishing second in a midget race in Indianapolis .
Bill Elliott won the Winston 500 over Kyle Petty at the Talladega Superspeedway , Talladega, AL.
Dale Earnhardt won the IROC race at Talledega Speedway in Talledega, Alabama. Al Unser Jr was second and Mark Martin was third in the 38 lap event.
Rusty Wallace won the Save Mart 300 over Mark Martin at the Infineon Raceway , Sonoma, CA
Tim Adams won the ATQMRA Midget race at the Evergreen Raceway, St Johns, PA. Don Adams finished second followed by Mike Tidaback, Richie Coy and Tommy Lane.
Bill Homeier ... Died ... AAA and USAC driver. In the Championship Car series, racing in the 1953-1955 and 1958-1960 seasons with 14 starts, including the 1954 and 1960 Indianapolis 500 races. He finished in the top ten 5 times, with his best finish in 5th position, in 1959 at Sacramento. He holds a unique record from the 1954 Indianapolis 500; he finished in last place, but completed 74 laps, the most for a last place finisher.
Tony Stewart won the Pontiac Excitement 400 over Jeff Gordon at the Richmond International Raceway , Richmond , VA
Tony Stewart won the Pontiac Excitement 400 over Ryan Newman at the Richmond International Raceway , Richmond , VA