Arthur MacDonald of Great Britain set a new land speed record of 149.875 mph at Daytona Beach, FL.
Buddy Baker... Born ... NASCAR driver and the son of two time winner of the NASCAR Championship and a Hall of Fame member Buck Baker. Buddy retired from racing in 1992. He was an inductee into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1997 and was named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers in 1998.
Parnelli Jones won the 50 lap USAC Midget race at the Ascot Park, Gardena, CA.