Chet Miller ... Born ... AAA driver 1928 to 1953. Ran the Indy 500 sixteen times with a best finish of 3rd in 1938. He was killed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice for the 1953 Indianapolis 500.
Luther Johnson... Born ... AAA driver from 1930 to 1937
Len Duncan won the AAA Midget race at the Hatfield Speedway, Hatfield, PA.
Jimmy Bryan won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Terre Haute Action Track, Terre Haute, IN.
Gene Hartley won the USAC Midget race at the Berlin Raceway, Grand Rapids,MI.
Wayne Doerstler won the ARDC Midget race at the Allentown Fairgrounds, Allentown,PA.
Bobby Grim won the IMCA Sprint Car race at the Red River Valley Speedway, Fargo,ND.
Van Johnson... Died ... USAC driver. First name Dale, he was killed in a race at Williams Grove Speedway just 5 weeks after winning his first champ car race. Rodger Ward won the race followed by Eddie Sachs, Jim Packard, Johnny Thomson and A.J. Foyt.
Tony Bettenhausen drove to victory in the 150 mile USAC/ ARCA Stock Car race on the 1 Mile paved Oval Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin. Nelson Stacy was second followed by Darel Dieringer, Don White and Red Duvall.
Gordon Johncock won the Supermodified race over Bud Wilson, Joy Fair, Rollie Beale and Del Ducas at the Flat Rock Speedway, Flat Rock,MI.
Shorty Templeman won the USAC Midget race at the Louisville Fairgrounds, Louisville, KY.
Chuck Rodee won the USAC Midget race at the Galesburg Speedway, Galesburg,MI.
Mickey Shaw won the Supermodified race at the Mount Clemens Race Track, Mount Clemens,MI.
Bobby Grim won the USAC Midget race at the Indianapolis Speedrome, Indianapolis,IN.
Lou Blaney won the Sprint Car race over Hank Jacoby, Larry Dickson, Bobbie Adamson and J.D. Leas at the Greater Pittsburgh Speedway, Pittsburgh,PA.
A.J. Foyt, in his Sheraton-Thompson Watson Offy, won the Trenton 150 USAC Indy Car race on the 1 mile paved oval at the Trenton International Speedway, Trenton, NJ. Lloyd Ruby was second followed by Don Branson , Bob Harkey and Norm Hall.
Billy Wade, in the Bud Moore Mercury Marauder , won the NASCAR Grand National race on the Watkins Glen International Road Course in Watkins Glen, NY. LeeRoy Yarbrough finished second followed by Walt Hansgen, Buck Baker and Bob Welborn.
Greg Weld won the Sprint Car race over Junior Hower, Al Manning and RayLee Goodwin at the Olympic Stadium,Kansas City, MO
Steve Ungar won the Sprint Car race over Ralph Quarterson and Lou Blaney at the Sharon Speedway,Hartford, OH.
Bobbie Adamson won the Sprint Car race over Gus Linder and Jerry Matus at the Cannonball Motor Speedway, St. Clairsville, OH.
Mitch Smith won the Super Sprint Car race over Bob Shaw, Bobbie Adamson, Ray Tilley and Gene Varner at the Williams Grove Speedway, Williams Grove,PA
Mario Andretti won the Trenton 200 USAC Indy Car race on the 1.5 mile paved oval at the Trenton International Speedway, Trenton, NJ. Wally Dallenbach was second followed by Mike Mosley , Gordon Johncock and George Snider.
Leo Tucker won the 40-lap USAC Midget race at the Englewood Speedway, Englewood, CO. Don Wilson was second followed by Gary Bettenhausen , Billy Shuman and Tommy Astone.