Junior Johnson ... Born ... Junior was a legendary moonshiner in the rural South who became one of the early superstars of NASCAR in the 1950s and 1960s. He won 50 NASCAR races in his career before retiring in 1966. In the 1970s and 1980s he became a highly successful NASCAR racing team owner; he sponsored such NASCAR champions as Cale Yarborough and Darrell Waltrip. He is credited with discovering drafting.
Don Branson won the 100 lap USAC Sprint Car race at the Indianapolis Raceway Park (5/8p) , Indianapolis, IN. Mario Andretti was second followed by Mickey Shaw, Jim McElreath and Mickey Rupp.
Earl Halaquist, in the George Nesler # 2 , won the URC Sprint Car race at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg,PA. Red Riegel was second followed by Jiggs Peters and Bobby Courtwright . ( Click here for the race report. )
Milford Wales won the Super Modified race at the Susquehanna Speedway, Newberrytown,PA.
Lou Blaney won the Sprint Car race over Ralph Quarterson and Chuck Engstrom at the Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH.
Jerry Weld won the Sprint Car race over brother Kenny Weld at the Olympic Stadium, Kansas City,MO.
Frankie Schneider won the Sportsman-Modified Stock Car race and Stan Ploski won the Limited Sportsman race at the Nazareth Speedway, Nazareth, PA. ( Click here for the race report. )
Bobby Rahal won the 100 Lap CART Meadowlands Indy on the 1.682 Mile Street Course Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Mario Andretti was second followed by Emerson Fittipaldi, Geoff Brabham and Michael Andretti.
Dale Earnhardt won the NASCAR Winston Cup Miller 400 over Davey Allison at the Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI.
Michael Andretti won the CART Miller Genuine Draft 200 on the 1 Mile Paved Oval The Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, WI. Bobby Rahal was second followed by Scott Brayton, Emerson Fittipaldi and Eddie Cheever.
Lance DeWease won night 1 of the annual Pennsylvania Speedweek series at the Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA . Brian Montieth finished second followed by Freddie Rahmer, Lucas Wolfe, TJ Stutts, Danny Dietrich, Anthony Macri, Robbie Kendall, Cory Haas and Kyle Reinhardt.
Jason Shultz won the United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Car race at the Bedford Speedway, Bedford, PA. Jordan Thomas finished second followed by Josh Weller, Justin Borger, Derek Locke, Troy Betts, Curt Michael, Austin Bishop, Ryan Quackenbush and Chad Layton.
Eddie Hawkins won the 35-lap feature for the Race of Champions Asphalt Sportsman Modified Series at the Spencer Speedway, Williamson, NY. Kevin Timmerman was second followed by Mike Leaty, Daryl Lewis and Andy Lewis.
Mike Bowman won the 358 Modified feature at the Ransomville Speedway, Ransomville, NY. James Sweeting finished second followed by Erick Rudolph, Mat Williamson and Ryan Susice.
Matt Sheppard won the Modified Stock Car race over Steve Paine, Justin Wright, Brady Fultz and Jim LaRock at the Outlaw Speedway, Dundee, NY.
Danny Tyler won the Modified Stock Car race at the Accord Speedway, Accord, NY. Jimmy Wells was second followed by Rich Ricci Jr., Andy Bachetti and Anthony Perrego. The NEWS Wingless Sprints feature was won by Mick D'aGostino followed by Jeremy Quick, Eric Jennings, Don Malley and Larry Ricci.
Ronnie Williams won the 100-lap NAPA Auto Parts SK 5K Modified Stock Car race at the Stafford Speedway, Stafford Springs, CT. Keith Rocco was second followed by Chase Dowling, Joey Cipriano and Andrew Molleur.
Duane Howard won the Dave Kamp Memorial Modified race over Matt Stangle, Jeff Strunk, Ryan Godown, Billy Pauch Jr., Ryan Krachun, Frank Cozze, Nick Rochinski, Briggs Danner and Kevin Beach Jr.
Jamie Lathroum won the Sunoco Super Late Model "Clash for Cash" race over Rick Eckert, Jason Covert, Amanda Whaley and Ross Robinson at the Georgetown Speedway, Georgetown, DE.
Justin Owen won the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series feature, Will Fleming won the 305 Sprint Car feature and Chad Ruhlman won the RUSH Sprint Car feature at the Lernerville Speedway, Sarver, PA.
Brett Moffitt won the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Camping World 225 at the Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, IL. Brandon Jones finished second followed by Stewart Friesen, Harrison Burton and Austin Hill.
Chandler Leiby won the Wingless Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) feature at the Michaels Mercer Raceway, Mercer, PA. Matt Westfall was second followed by Parker Frederickson, Cody Gardner and Steve Little.
Carson Macedo won the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series race at the Jackson Motorplex, Jackson, MN. Daryn Pittman was second followed by Logan Schuchart, Brad Sweet, Ian Madsen, David Gravel, Shan Stewart, Donny Schatz, Jacob Allen and Matt Juhl.
Shane Cottle won the non-wing Sprint Car feature at the Gas City I-69 Speedway, Gas City, IN. Thomas Meseraull finished second followed by Clinton Boyles, Jarett Andretti and Mike Miller.
Pat Ward won the 35-lap DIRTcar Modified race at the Brewerton Speedway, Brewerton, NY. Larry Wight finished second followed by Jimmy Phelps, Billy Decker and Ron Davis III. The (2) 25-lap DIRTcar Sportsman features were won by Billy Clark Jr. and Corey Barker.
PJ Williams won the 600cc Micro Sprint race over Luke Thomas, Steve Bracall, Whitey Kidd and Mike Rutherford at the Spirit Speedway Quarter Mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway, Swedesboro, NJ . The first of (2) 270cc Micro Sprint features was won by Lee Reinhardt over Alex Swift, Ken Andreas, Nick Walton and Steve Coslop. The second 270cc feature went to Alex Swift followed by Nick Walton, Mike Rutherford, Luke Fogg and Lee Reinhardt.
Matt DeLorenzo won the 35-lap Modified feature at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta, NY. Marc Johnson was second followed by Rocky Warner, Mike Mahaney and Peter Britten.
Zack Curren won the 40-lap Modified race at the Chemung Speedrome, Chemung, NY.
Justin Peck won night 4 of the annual Pennsylvania Speedweek series at the Lincoln Speedway, Abbottstown, PA . Robbie Kendall finished second followed by Kyle Larson, Danny Dietrich, Christopher Bell, Ryan Smith, Buddy Kofoid, Matt Campbell, Aaron Bollinger and Cory Haas.