Howard (Howdy) Wilcox... Born ... AAA driver from 1910 to 1923. Wilcox won the 1919 Indianapolis 500 after starting in the 2nd position. He died in a wreck in 1923 at the Altoona Speedway board track in Tyrone, Pennsylvania.
Juan Manuel Fangio ... Born ... A driver from Argentina, who dominated the first decade of Formula One racing. He won five Formula One World Driver's Championships , a record which stood for 46 years, with four different teams (Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Maserati), a feat that has not been repeated since. Many still consider him to be the greatest driver of all time.
A.J. Foyt won the Schaefer 500 USAC Championship race on the 2.5 Mile Paved Oval Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA. Jim McElreath was second followed by Larry Dickson, Jerry Sneva and Dick Simon.
Kerry Madsen won the 30-lap World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race at the Jackson Motorplex, Jackson, MN. Storming all the way from 14th aboard the Tony Stewart #14 sponsored by Advanced Auto Parts and Rush Truck Centers, Madsen made impressive work of a stout field on the opening night of the 43rd annual AGCO Jackson Nationals. Logan Schuchart was second followed by David Gravel, James McFadden, Carson Macedo, Sheldon Haudenschild, Brad Sweet, Jacob Allen, Giovanni Scelzi and Kraig Kinser Click to watch the feature highlights video.