Roger McCluskey... Born ... McCluskey was one of the most successful drivers in USAC history. McCluskey won the USAC sprint-car championship in 1963 and 1966 and won the USAC stock-car crown in 1969 and 1970. A fifth USAC title came in the Champ Car (Indy car) division in 1972. McCluskey owns 23 victories in both the USAC sprint-car and stock-car divisions, and his five Indy car and four midget triumphs give him 55-all time USAC victories. McCluskey made 18 Indy 500 starts with a best finish of third. He is a member of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. Roger McCluskey lost his battle with cancer just five days before his 63rd birthday on Aug. 29, 1993.
Rex Mays won the AAA sanctioned Milwaukee 100 race at The Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI. George Connor was second followed by Mauri Rose, Al Putnam, Emil Andres and Tony Bettenhausen.
Art Pollard won the USAC sanctioned Delaware 200 race at the 1-mile paved oval Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE. Gordon Johncock was second followed by Roger McCluskey, Mike Mosley and Gary Bettenhausen.
Dale Earnhardt won the NASCAR Winston Cup Busch 500 over Tim Richmond at the Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN.
Alan Kulwicki won the NASCAR Winston Cup Bud 500 over Sterling Marlin at the Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN.