Johnny Mantz won the Indianapolis Classic AAA Indy Car non-championship race at the half mile dirt oval Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA. Duane Carter was second followed by Rex Mays, Lee Wallard and Buster Warke.
Johnny Rutherford won the 200 mile Texas Grand Prix USAC Indy Car race at the 2 mile paved oval Texas World Speedway, College Station, TX. Gordon Johncock was second followed by Pancho Carter, Johnny Parsons and Tom Sneva.
Benny Parsons won the NASCAR Winston Cup Coca-Cola 500 over Richard Petty at the Pocono Raceway, Pocono, PA.
Ken Schrader won the NASCAR Winston Cup DieHard 500 over Geoff Bodine at the Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL.