Ray Keech won the 100 mile AAA sanctioned Syracuse Race on the 1 mile dirt oval New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY. Russ Snowberger was second followed by Chet Gardner, Zeke Meyer and Dave Evans.
Lee Wallard, driving the D'Amore HAL #40, won the 20-lap AAA Eastern Sprint Car race at the Flemington Fairgrounds Speedway in Flemington, NJ.
Tony Bettenhausen won the 100 Mile AAA sanctioned Ted Horn Memorial race on the 1 mile dirt oval at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, DuQuoin, IL. Johnnie Parsons was second followed by Paul Russo, Walt Faulkner and Sam Hanks.
Bobby Allison won the NASCAR Winston Cup Southern 500 over Richard Petty at the Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC.
Bill Elliott won the NASCAR Winston Cup Southern 500 over Cale Yarborough at the Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC.