Tony Romit... Born ... Tony was an open cockpit driver from New Jersey, who raced midgets and sprint cars along the east coast from 1948 to the mid 1970s.
Jimmy Bryan won the Hoosier Hundred AAA Champ Car race at the 1-mile dirt oval Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, IN. Johnny Thomson was second followed by George Amick, Tony Bettenhausen and Pat O'Connor.
A.J. Foyt won the USAC Sprint Car race at the Reading Fairgrounds, Reading, PA.
Donnie Allison paid an unannounced visit to Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL and set fast time, won his heat, the helmet dash and the 25-lap Modified-Sportsman Stock Car feature.