Kelly Petillo won the 100 mile AAA Championship race on the 1-mile dirt oval Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA. Billy Winn was second followed by Floyd Roberts, Frank Brisko and George Barringer.
Pat O'Connor won the Joe James Memorial USAC Sprint Car race at the Salem Speedway, Salem, IN.
Fred Agabashian... Died ... Born in Modesto, CA, Frederik was the son of a genius mathematician, and just like his sisters, he wanted to become famous. While they became singers, Fred choose to race. The colorful Armenian with the big smile and terrific personality began racing cars while in his teens. He won his first midget championship in 1937 with the Northern California Racing Association against such drivers as Duane Carter, Lynn Deister, and Paul Swedberg. Driving for Jack London, Freddie captured the BCRA crown in 1946, then switched to the George Bignotti racing team in 1947. He competed at Indy on eleven occasions and is best remembered for his pole winning effort in 1952 in the unique Cummins Diesel.
Tony Stewart won the USAC Worldcom Midget race and Tracy Hines won the USAC Stoops Freightliner Sprint Car race at the South Boston Speedway, South Boston, VA. (Click here for the race report.)