Walt Ader, driving the Horn #4, won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car Race at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC.
Ted Horn, driving the Horn #1, won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car Race at the Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA.
Spider Webb won the AAA Midwest Sprint Car Race at the Salem Speedway, Salem, OH.
Ronnie Householder won the 200-lap Chicago Auto Racing Assn. Midget race over Johnny Mantz, Bob Muhlke and Paul Russo at the Soldier Field in Chicago, IL.
Len Fenelli won the AAA Midget race at the Freeport Speedway, Freeport,NY.
Don Branson won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds, Shreveport, LA.
Duane Carter won the AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA.
Jack McGrath won the AAA Midget race at the Kearney Bowl, Fresno,CA.
Bobby Grim won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds, Shreveport,LA.
Pete Folse won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds, Shreveport,LA.
Eddie Sachs won the 50-lap Ted Horn-Bill Schindler Memorial USAC Eastern Sprint Car race over Johnny Thomson, Tommy Hinnershitz, Jim McWithey, Joe Barzda, Chuck Arnold, Van Johnson, Bobby Grim and Elmer George at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA.
Bert Brooks won the URC Sprint Car race and clinched his fourth URC driving crown in front of 30,000 fans at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC. Hal Rettberg was second followed by Dave Humphreys, Lou Johnson, Verne Harriman and Bud Martin.
Bill Slater won the Modified Stock Car race at the New London-Waterford Speed Bowl, New London, CT.
Junior Johnson won the NASCAR Grand National Stock Car race at the North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC. Glen Wood finished second followed by Speedy Thompson, Cotton Owens, Jack Smith, Jim Massey, Wilbur Rakestraw, Brownie King, Lee Petty and Buck Baker.
Steve Kinser won the United Sprint Association (USA) Western World Championship Sprint Car race at the Manzanita Speedway, Phoenix, AZ. Johnny Herrera was second followed by Cris Eash, Richard Griffin, Dave Blaney and Lee Brewer.
Cory McClenathan became the first person in NHRA history to register a 320 mph top speed at the end of a 1/4-mile run. His exact speed was 321.77 mph at Ennis, Texas.
Jeff Gordon won the NASCAR Winston Cup Subway 500 over Jimmie Johnson at the Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA.