Bobby Ball won the 100 lap URA Midget race at the South Mountain Speedway (1/4d) , Phoenix, AZ.
Joe James won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Salem Speedway, Salem, IN.
Tommy Hinnershitz, driving the Hinnershitz #1, won the 25 lap AAA Eastern Sprint Car Race on the 1-mile dirt Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta, GA.
Bill Cheesbourg won the Midget race at the Manzanita Speedway, Phoenix, AZ.
Jackie McLaughlin won the URC Sprint Car race over Frank Concannon and Lou Johnson at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds,Winston-Salem, NC.
Johnny Thomson won the USAC Sprint Car race at the Reading Fairgrounds, Reading,PA.
Billy Cantrell won the 100 lap CRA Sprint Car race at the Ascot Park Speedway (1/2d) , Gardena, CA.
Jimmy Davies won the USAC Midget race at the Stockton 99 Speedway, Stockton, CA.
George Koch won the Sprint Car race at the Manzanita Speedway, Phoenix, AZ.
Johnny Coy won the ARDC Midget race at the Thompson Int. Speedway, Thompson,CT.
Cotton Farmer won the USAC Sprint Car race over Parnelli Jones at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA.
Jimmy Davies won the USAC Midget race at the Speedway Park, Albuquerque,NM.
Bruce Walkup won the CRA Sprint Car race at the Speedway 605, Irwindale, CA.
Bobby Hogle won the CRA Sprint Car race at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Ray Tilley won the Super Sprint Car race over Mitch Smith, Bobby Gerhart, Frank Gorichky and Lou Blaney at the Selinsgrove Speedway, Selinsgrove,PA.
Bob Sall ... Died ... AAA Sprint car ace who later became NASCAR's Eastern field manager.
Benny Parsons won the NASCAR Winston Cup Holly Farms 400 over Bobby Allison at the North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC.
Darrell Waltrip won the NASCAR Winston Cup Holly Farms 400 over Harry Gant at the North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC.
Steve Kinser won the World of Outlaws race at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena, CA. Tim Green finished second followed by Brent Kaeding, Dave Blaney, Lealand McSpadden, Mark Kinser, Ron Shuman, Bobby Davis Jr., Steve Kent and Johnny Herrera.
Billy Courtwright won the American Three-Quarter Midget Racing Association race at the Pine Brook Speedway, Pine Brook, NJ. Mike Tidaback finished second followed by Nick Fornoro Jr., Mike Osite, Bing Metz, Lou Cicconi, Del George, Bob Resco, Rudy Boetticher and Jim Mullany.
Rick Kaylor won the Tri-State Outlaw Micro Sprint race at the Linda Speedway, Jonestown, PA. Todd Parsons finished second followed by Mark Geib, Mares Stellfox, Sean Michaels, Jay Swavely, Scott Snyder, John Yanek, Jeff Whary and Daryl Long.
Wayne Bailey, Top Fuel drag racer, died from injuries suffered in a crash at the completion of a 5.015, 289.94 qualifying run during the IHRA National event at Shreveport, Louisiana.