Events on this day
Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.
Frank Mundy closes out NASCAR's third season with a victory at Lakeview Speedway, a three-quarter-mile dirt track in Mobile, Ala. Mundy's Studebaker leads all 150 laps. Tim Flock finishes second and Red Duvall third.
Richard Burns won the World Rally Championship. Tragically he died exactly four years on in 2005.