Barney Oldfield won the AAA sanctioned Poughkeepsie Race on the 1 mile dirt oval Hudson River Driving Park in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Joie Chitwood won the AAA sanctioned Trenton Race 3 on the 1 mile dirt oval Trenton International Speedway in Trenton, NJ. Bill Holland was second followed by Walt Ader, Tommy Hinnershitz and Ottis Stine.
A.J. Foyt won the USAC sanctioned Golden State 100 on the 1 mile dirt oval California State Fairgrounds in Sacramento, CA. Gary Bettenhausen was second followed by Al Unser, Mario Andretti and Bruce Walkup.
Harry Gant won the NASCAR Winston Cup Holly Farms 400 over Geoffrey Bodine at the North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC.