Walter Jones ... Born ... AAA driver from the early 1900's.
T.W. Pickard ... Born ... AAA driver from the 1920's.
Tex Keene ... Born ... Driver who ran several races with NASCAR in the early 1950's.
Lamar Sloan won the Modified race over Rags Carter at the Hialeah Speedway, Hialeah, FL.
Budd Olson ... Died ... New Jersey Stock Car driver from the 1940's, 50's and 60's. From local dirt tracks to NASCAR, Budd Olsen built a solid reputation, first as a driver and then as one of the leading race car builders in the region.
Tony Stewart won the opening night of the 11th annual Rumble in Fort Wayne Midget race at the Memorial Coliseum Expo Center, Fort Wayne, IN. ( Click here for the race report. )
Steve Kinser won the Valvoline Sprint Car Grand Prix at the Parramatta City Raceway in Sydney, Australia.