Ted Horn won the AAA sanctioned Arlington 100 on the 1.062 Mile Dirt Oval Arlington Downs Raceway in Arlington, Texas. Paul Russo was second followed by Emil Andres, Rex Mays and Eddie Zalucki.
Bobby Ball won the AAA sanctioned San Jose 100 on the 1 Mile Dirt Oval San Jose Speedway in San Jose, California. Mike Nazaruk was second followed by Paul Russo, Jack McGrath and Sam Hanks.
A.J. Foyt won the USAC Sprint Car race over Parnelli Jones, Chuck Hulse, Roger McCluskey and Johnny White at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Frank McDaniel won the Fred Combs Memorial 50 Sprint Car race at the Manzanita Speedway (1/2d) , Phoenix, AZ.
Gordon Johncock won the USAC sanctioned Bobby Ball 150 on the 1 Mile Paved Oval Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Bobby Unser was second followed by Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt and Al Unser.
Rick Goudy won the CRA Sprint Car race over Jimmy Oskie, Jan Opperman, Clark Templeman and Walt Kennedy at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Bobby Olivero won the USAC Midget race over Sammy Sauer, Ken Nichols, Jerry Weeks, Johnny Parsons and Tom Sneva at the Phoenix Int. Raceway, Phoenix,AZ.
Richard Petty won the NASCAR Winston Cup SouthEastern 500 over Lennie Pond at the Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN.
Tom Bigelow won the USAC Sprint Car race over Larry Rice, Gary Bettenhausen, Sheldon Kinser and Bruce Walkup at the Birmingham Int. Raceway, Birmingham,AL.
Dick Tobias, in his own Tobias Speed Shop # 17, won the Super Sprint Car race over Bobby Allen, Smokey Snellbaker, Dub May and Buck Buckley at the Reading Fairgrounds, Reading,PA.
Richie Evans won the Supermodified race over Dick Batchelder, Jim Shampine, Eddie West and Norm Mackereth at the Thompson Int. Speedway, Thompson,CT.
Cale Yarborough won the NASCAR Winston Cup Atlanta Journal 500 over Neil Bonnett at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA.
Doug Wolfgang won the Super Sprint Car race at the Corona Raceway, Riverside,CA. Rick Ferkel finished second followed by Jimmy Boyd, Shane Carson and Bill McCormick.
Gary Bettenhausen won the 100 lap USAC Silver Crown race at the Terre Haute Action Track, Terre Haute, IN. Johnny Parsons finished second followed by Ken Schrader, Larry Dickson and Pancho Carter.
Rip Williams won the CRA Sprint Car race over Jeff Heywood, Eddie Wirth, Dean Thompson and Jimmy Oskie at the Ascot Park Speedway, Gardena,CA.
Steve Kinser won the Gary Patterson Classic Sprint Car race over Jimmy Sills, Ron Shuman, Brad Doty and Jac Haudenschild at the Baylands Raceway Park , Fremont,CA.
Jack Hewitt won the All Star Sprint Car race over Bobby Allen, Tim Green, Ronnie Myers and Joe Gaerte at the Dixie Speedway , Woodstock,GA.
Steve Smith Jr and Dave Kelly won the twin 25-lap Sprint Car features and Buddy Armel and Denny Chamberlain won the twin 25-lap Late Model features at the Hagerstown Speedway, Hagerstown, MD. ( Click here for the race report. )
Tommy Copp... Died ... USAC driver from the 1960's
Dale Jarrett won the NASCAR Winston Cup Dura Lube 500 over Rusty Wallace at the Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the NASCAR Winston Cup Checker Auto Parts 500 over Jimmie Johnson at the Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ.
Don Freeland... Died ... AAA / USAC driver from the 1950's & 60's. Freeland competed in the Indy 500 each year from 1953 to 1960. He appeared headed for a second place finish in 1955 before a transmission failure ended his day 22 laps prior to the end of the race. He came back with a best Indy finish of third the next year. He also finished in the top ten in 1954 and 1958.