Bill Holland won the AAA Sprint Car National Championship Trophy race over Joie Chitwood, Walt Ader, Ted Horn and Tommy Hinnershitz at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA.
Rodger Ward won the USAC sanctioned Golden State 100 on the 1-mile dirt oval California State Fairgrounds in Sacramento, CA. A.J. Foyt was second followed by Jim McElreath, Lloyd Ruby and Roger McCluskey.
Brian Tyler... Born ... He was a back-to-back USAC National Sprint car champion for Larry Contos Racing in 1996 and 1997. He made 10 starts in the Indy Racing League in 1998 and 1999 for 3 different teams with a best finish of 6th at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Tyler has 9 NASCAR Busch Series starts, and one NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series start.
Anton "Tony" Hulman... Died ... Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner. Born into wealth, Anton Hulman Jr. embellished his personal resources with courage, foresight and a passion for automobile racing to become the savior of America's foremost motorsports facility and its greatest one-day sports spectacle, the Indianapolis 500.
Bobby Hamilton won the NASCAR Winston Cup Dura Lube 500 over Mark Martin at the Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, AZ.