Pete Halsmer... Born ... USAC/CART driver from the 1980's
Bobby Ball won the AAA Midget race at the San Mateo Speedway, San Mateo, CA.
Jack Smith took the lead from Buck Baker with 14 laps to go and won the 100 mile NASCAR Grand National race on the 1/2 mile dirt Concord North Carolina Speedway.
Mario Andretti wins 35-lap TQ feature race at Teaneck, New Jersey
Johnny Riva won the 40 lap USAC Midget race at the Palmetto Speedway, Miami, FL.
Jackie Stewart was the class of the field in his Tyrrell. From back in the 16th position on the grid, he won the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami.
Richard Petty drove his Dodge to victory in the 'Carolina 500' NASCAR GN race at the North Carolina Motor Speedway. Cale Yarborough, in the Richard Howard Chevy, finished more than a lap behind in second.
A.J. Foyt and Johnny Rutherford won the 100 mile USAC Indy Car qualifying races at Ontario Motor Speedway. The races set the field for the following weeks California 500.