Bill Cummings... Born ... AAA driver from the 1930's
Tommy Milton won the 250 Mile AAA sanctioned Charlotte Race 2 on the 1.25 Mile Board Oval Charlotte Speedway in Pineville, North Carolina
Bob Schroeder... Born ... USAC driver from the 1950's.
Sam McQuagg... Born ... NASCAR driver from the 1960's and 70's.
Rex Mays won the AAA Sprint Car race at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, AZ.
Johnnie Parsons won the 150 Mile AAA sanctioned Bay Meadows 150 on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval Bay Meadows Race Track in San Mateo, California. Tony Bettenhausen was second followed by Henry Banks, Neal Carter and Andy Linden.
Dick Frazier won the AAA Midget race at the Oak Ridge Sportsdrome, Knoxville,TN.
Johnnie Parsons won the AAA sanctioned Phoenix 100 Race on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona. Sam Hanks finished second followed by Bobby Ball, Manny Ayulo and Henry Banks.
Tony Bettenhausen won the AAA sanctioned Phoenix 100 Race on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona. Duane Carter finished second followed by Sam Hanks, Manny Ayulo and Bob Scott.
Jimmy Bryan won the USAC sanctioned Bobby Ball Memorial Race on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona. Pat O'Connor finished second followed by Johnny Boyd, Art Bisch and Johnnie Tolan.
Jud Larson, driving the George Bignotti Bowes Seal Fast Special #9, won the USAC sanctioned Bobby Ball Memorial Championship Big Car Race on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona. Tony Bettenhausen finished second followed by Eddie Sachs, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward.
Robert "Red" Byron... Died ... He was a NASCAR driver who was successful in the sanctioning body's first years. He was NASCAR's first Modified champion (and its first champion in any division) in 1948 and its first Strictly Stock (predecessor to NEXTEL Cup) champion in 1949.
Jim Hurtubise won the USAC Sprint Car race over Parnelli Jones at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Tony Romit won the ARDC Midget race at the Island Gardens (1/10c), West Hempstead, NY.
Gil de Ferran... Born ... CART and IRL driver.
A.J. Foyt won the USAC Sprint Car race over Bob McCoy, Gary Bettenhausen, Ned Spath and Sammy Sessions at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Larry Cannon won the USAC Sprint Car race over George Snider, Sammy Sessions, Bruce Walkup, Ron Rea and Rollie Beale at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Larry Dickson won the ASA Super Modified race over Charlie Masters, Karl Busson, Dick Gains and Armond Holley at the Salem Speedway, Salem,IN.
George Howie... Died ... AAA driver from the 1930's.
Dale Earnhardt won the NASCAR Winston Cup Atlanta Journal 500 over Bill Elliott at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA.
Rich Vogler won the USAC Midget race at the Bakersfield Speedway, Bakersfield,CA.
Kevin Doty won the USAC Midget race at the Ventura Raceway, Ventura, CA. Sleepy Tripp was second followed by Dennis Hart, Robby Flock and Kevin Olson.
Jack Hewitt won the USA Sprint Car race over Doug Wolfgang, Steve Kinser, Bobby Allen and Danny Lasoski at the Devil's Bowl Speedway, Dallas,TX.
Ron Shuman won the CRA Sprint Car race over Brad Noffsinger, Lealand McSpadden, Jimmy Oskie and John Redican at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Troy Cline won the SCRA Sprint Car race over Ron Shuman, Lealand McSpadden, Steve Ostling and J.J. Yeley at the Ventura Raceway, Ventura,CA.
Bill Elliott won the NASCAR Winston Cup Pennzoil Freedom 400 over Michael Waltrip at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, FL.
Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Checker Auto Parts 500 over Greg Biffle at the Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ.