Walter Christie... Born ... Race car driver, designed a front-wheel-drive race car, designer and builder of military equipment.
Al Putnam... Born ... AAA driver from the 1930's and 40's. Putnam was killed during qualifying for the first dirt-car race to be held at the Indiana State Fair.
Cutis Turner in an Oldsmobile, won the 200-lap, 100-mile event at the Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, North Carolina.
George Fonder won the AAA Midget race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
Jimmy Daywalt won the AAA Sprint car race at the Winchester Speedway, Winchester, IN
Bill Schindler won the AAA Eastern Sprint car race over Tommy Hinnershitz at the Oglethorpe Speedway Park, Savannah, GA
Johnnie Parsons won the AAA Midget race at the Lake Hill Speedway, Valley Park,MO
Bob Sweikert won the USAC Sprint car race over Eddie Sachs, Pat O'Connor, Mike Magill and Ed Elisian at the Dayton Speedway, Dayton,OH
Ralph Earnhardt, father of Dale Earnhardt Sr., made his NASCAR Grand National debut driving for Cotton Owens in the Rebel 300 at Darlington, South Carolina,
Johnny Wood won the CRA Sprint car race over Bobby Hogle, Stan McElrath, Russ Long and Jim Steele at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA
Arnold Knepper won the USAC Midget race at the Lakeside Speedway, Kansas City, KS
Jim Hurtubise, in the # 56 Sterling Plumbing Special, won the USAC Sprint car race over Parnelli Jones in the # 1 Fike Plumbing Special in the battle of the plumbers at the New Bremen Speedway, New Bremen,OH
Hank Jacoby won the Super Modified feature over Tom Galvin and Lou Blaney at the Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH
Kenny Weld won the Super Modified feature over Thad Dosher, Ray Lee Goodwin, Bud Marsh and Dick Sutcliffe at the Topeka Fairgrounds, Topeka, KS
Steve Ungar won the Super Modified feature over J.D. Leas, Dave Lundy, Hank Jacoby and Mack Clingan at the Greater Pittsburgh Speedway, Pittsburgh,PA
Ted Wise won the Super Sprint car feature over Buddy Cochran and Gus Linder at the Jennerstown Speedway, Jennerstown,PA
Jan Opperman won the Super Sprint car feature over Smokey Snellbaker, Rick Schmelyun, Bob Elbin and Sonny Duncan at the Port Royal Speedway, Port Royal,PA
Lee Osborne won the Super Sprint car feature over David James, Bobbie Adamson, Tom Spriggle and Kramer Williamson at the Selinsgrove Speedway, Selinsgrove,PA
Kenny Weld won the Super Sprint car feature over Lynn Paxton, Paul Pitzer, Steve Smith and Ken Slaybaugh at the Lincoln Speedway, Hanover,PA
George Snider won the USAC Sprint car race over Karl Busson, Larry Dickson, Gary Ponzini and Johnny Parsons at the Tri-County Speedway (1/3d), Cincinnati,OH
Jan Opperman, in the Ed Darrell # 83, won the ARDC Midget feature over Hank Rogers Jr., Johnny Coy, Leigh Earnshaw and Jerry Stover at the Grandview Speedway, Bechtelsville,PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Paul Pitzer won the Super Sprint car feature over Smokey Snellbaker, Steve Smith, Kramer Williamson and Bobby Weaver at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
Dick Tobias won the USAC Tony Hulman Classic Sprint car race over Duke Cook, Lealand McSpadden, Rich Leavell and Rich Vogler at the Terre Haute Action Track , Terre Haute, IN. ( Click here for the race report. )