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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 5, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 18 the stars and stripes monday february 5, 1943 Ford clings to Daytona Lead Daytona Beach Fla. A Paul Hawkins and David Hobbs driving an English built fordgt40 through the night at an average of 110 ., Clun grimly to the Lead at the one third Mark in the 24-hour Day Lona sports car race. Only Hawkins an australian and Hobbs an englishman stood in the Way of a pack of Germanpo Sches running 2-3-4. Another gt40, in which Jackie Cox the 23-year-old belgian daredevil had led for 260 Miles was sidelined by a broken gear Siffort of Switzerland and Hans Herrman of Germany snarled along clos5e behind in the second place porsche giving Hawkins and Redman no Chance to ease off and save their Strain ing engine for the Long grind still to Miles farther Back came the other porsche one piloted by Joe Schlesser of France and Joe Buzzetta of new York theother by Vic Elford of England and Jochen Neerbasch of Ger Many. Porsche strategy the strategy of the porsche team in this first race of the 1968 world championship sport scar series appeared to be work ing perfectly. It was to Send one car out to run the Ford into the ground with the others lying Back ready to move in together. A spectacular three car smash up in which the Drivers escaped injury eliminated one of por sche s four car factory team. The porsche ran into an Oil Slick spread Over the track when a Mustang driven by Georg Wintersteen of Pennsylvania blew its engine. The porsche driven by Gerhard Mitter of Ger Many was the first to crack in third place at the time it flipped Over skidded 200yards on its top then smashed into a Concrete retaining Spoerry of Switzerland in a privately owned porsche and Masten Gregory of France in a Ferrari followed Mitter into the Wall. All three cars were badly torn appeared that nothing Short of a wreck could take a porsche out. Famed for its durability the Little 2.2-liter car is heavily favored to win the world championship. A Ford Victory Here would no slow the porsche drive because the Fords have five liter engines and the world prototype Competition limits cars to three liners. Porsche feared Ford the two gt40s, built and owned by John Wyer automotive engineering ltd., of London were the Only ones the porsche feared going into the race. None of the prototypes Quali fied for world Points appeared to have the slightest Chanc against porsche. The How met experimental tur Bine car was eliminated when de Lowther of Pennsylvania crashed it into a Wall in the Sec Ond hour. His throttle stuck com ing off a Sharp curve. The Only Ferrari challenging for Points a two liter Dino driven by Pedro Rodriguez of Mexico and Charlie Kolb of Tolonda went off into the infield in the fourth hour with a cracked head. Italy s Alfa Romeo factory one time world Champion return ing0. E. Racing wars after playoff had a couple of cars run Ning in the top 10, but they were Many Miles off the Pace Marvin Davidson of new Yor flipped another privately entered porsche soon after the three car mashup and was treated at a Field Hospital for scratches an bruises. Icky who set a course recording the qualifying got the big race off to a roaring Start at 3 . Atone time he was averaging nearly 117 Over a 3.81-Milecourse that uses most of the High banked Daytona Oval an follows a serpentine one mile Trail through the infield. A Camaro driven by Mark Donohue of Florida and Bob Johnson of Ohio was in sixth place going for the $10,750 await ing the Winner in the trans american division of the race. Prizes total $78,150 with $10,500 to the prototype Don t know what happened Gregory said after he wrecked his Ferrari. I saw a car and some Sparks flying up ahead on the Road and i jabbed the brakes. I went around and around and then the car started tothe second flip i a a f and at the end of was 9ut of the car i was bloody Well going to Saway from the car with All those Sparks and the leaking fuel Philadelphia a Villanova s Dave Patrick who ran clockwise in practice All wee to avoid pressure on an injured foot broke his indoor track losing Streak saturday night with a two Yard Victory in the1,000-Yard run at the Philadel phia track classic his time was 2 10.8. The summaries Philadelphia a summaries of saturday night s Philadelphia a rack classic 50-Yard hurdles 1, Leon Colema Southern California str Ders 2, Erv Hall Villanova 3, Bob Green Washington 4, Roger Neiswender Knoxville . 6, it. Pat Pomphrey . Air Force 06.2. 50-Yard dash 1, Charlie Greene Husker neb. . 2, Billy Gaines Santa Clara youth Village 3, Art Pollard . Army.4, Monty Frazier South Dakota state. 6, Lionel Urgan North Carolina College 05.3 600-Yard run1, Jim Burnett Philadel phia Pioneer club 1 13.1 2, Larry James. Villanova 1 13.4 3, Hardy Mcalhaney Tennessee 1 14.2 4, Charlie Mays grand Street boys club no time. 880-Yard run1, Ralph Doubet austra Lia 1 53.3 2, Noel Carroll Ireland 1 53.6 3. Bill Tobin St. Johns .,1 55.2 4, Dave Farley Quantico marines 1 55.6 5, Benedict Cayenne Mary land state 2 04.2 1000-Yard run1, Dave Patrick Villan ova 2 10.8. 2, Greg Camp West Point 2 11.3. 3, Jonathan Barnes ,2 12.7. 4, Ron Nehring Cornell 2 15.1. 5, Herb Germann new York a. C., 2 16.4. Mile run1, Sam Bair Kent state,4 04.7 meet record old record 4 05.4 by Istvan Rozsavolgyi Hungary 1961. 2,Jim Baker Harvard 4 07.2. 3, Steve Fin Lay Toronto olympic club 4 08.5. 4,Royce Shaw Harvard 4 08.6. 5, Bill Klug Quantico marines 4 09.3. Two mile run1, George Young unattached 8 45.4, meet record old record 8 46.6 by Kerry o Brien Australia 1967. 2, Barry Brown Nyack 8 50.4. 3, Marty liquor Villanova 8 52.4. 4, Bill Reilly Quantico marines 8 54.0. 6, Don Starnes Maryland 9 02.4. High jump1, John Thomas unattached 6 feet 10 inches. 2, Karl Krem ser Tennessee 6-10. 3, Bryant Salter Pittsburgh 6-10. 4, Elijah Miller rut Gers 6-10. 5, Frank costello Maryland 6-8. All places decided on fewest misses. Pole vault1, Vince Bizzarro Villanova 16 feet 6 inches. 2, Peter Chen american University 16-0. 3, Bill bar rett Eastern Michigan 16-0. 4, tie Heinfried e n g e 1, West Germany an Steve Owens Tennessee 16-0. All places decided on fewest misses. 2-mile relay1, Villanova Andy Reilly Craig nations Frank Murphy Ian Hamilton 7 35.6. Meet record. Old record 7 38.2 by Seton Hall 1964. 2, har Vard 7 41.2. 3, Georgetown 7 47.0. 4,Manhattan, 7 53.4. 6, Maryland state 7 55.6. Mile relay1, Villanova Hardge Davia Harry Nichter Larry James Ken Prince 3 22.7. 2, St. Johns ., 3 23.4.3, Tennessee 3 23.5 Pentagon f of it Patrick the 880-Yard world record Holder had lost three straight indoor events this Yea Rand was favouring a ligament problem in his right Camp of West Point was second in 2 11.3, with Jonathan Barnes of Lafayette third and Herb Germann of the new yorka.c., fourth. Kent state s Sam Bair and George Young a Casa Grande ariz., science teacher set meet records in winning the mile and two mile events. Bair ran the mile in 4 04.7, besting the 1961 record of 4 05.4 by Hungary Listvan Rozsavolgyi. While Young remained unbeaten indoors this year with an 8 45.4 two mile College basketball Bruins ii trojans 101-67 Alcindor has 32 los Angeles a Lew Alcindor and Mike Warren paced Urcla s Bruins to an easy101-61 Pacific-8 basketball Victory saturday afternoon Over the University of Southern califor Nia. The Triumph was the 23rd consecutive league Triumph for the clans and left them on top Witla 5-0 record. Alcindor slammed through 32points and Warren added if Points in leading the devastate use Hewitt Marsh Taylor Jennings Valvi Mannino Maggard Tosier Dillon g f t 5 4-9 14 3 4-4 10 7 1-1 15 5 0-0 10 5 0-0 10 0 1-1 1 2 1-1 6 00-00 10-12 Urcla Lynn Shackleford Alein Doralleen Warre Nielsen Helt Sweek sane Sutherland f1-1 0-04-7 2-26-7 0-00-0 0-00-1 0-0 totals 2811-1767 totals 4413-18101usc 35 3267 Urcla 49 52_n 1fouled out Taylor. Total Foula us 13, Urcla 14.attendance12,469. Ing Bruins full court press destroying the trojans in the first half. In a four minute first Hal Span Urcla increased its Lead from 21-17 to 39-26 As Alei Dorand Lucius Allen pumped in Short to medium trojans never got close in he second half and when Lyn Shackelford hit four consecutive s Boycott individuals Washington a the Pentagon said saturday Mem Bers of the armed forces an service academies invited As individuals to participate in the new York athletic club track meet must decide for them selves whether to do so. There is no ban against members of the armed forces participating in this invitational event As individuals the Penta gon said. Various negro athletes have 5leen pinning to Boycott the Shinh a membership policies which they say discriminate against minority groups. F j"1611 Star Nero runner for the army s track team showed a copy Friday of what was described As a letter by As Stant Secretary of defense Alfred Fitt reporting that the three service academies would not take part in the meet be cause of the membership poli cies. A Pentagon spokesman said saturday he was not aware of any service Academy s Tea being invited to the Nyack meet but said individual service ath letes May have been. If individual members of the armed forces Are invited it would be a personal decision on each Man s part if he wishes to participate or not the Penta gon said. The Pentagon noted there Areno government funds or support involved. Jumpers the Bruins were Breez ing 89-60. West Point A Steve Hunt and Bill Schutsky led streaking army to a 95-75college basketball Romp Over Syracuse saturday was the ninth straight Victory for army longest Streak forthe cadets in 22 years. Army is 15-3 scored a career High 32 Points while Schutsky had 27and held Syracuse s High scor ing Vaughn Harper to Only two Points. Hunt who connected on 14 of19 shots from the Field and Schutsky led two army spurts of 10 Points and 11 Points in the first half that kept the cadets i control. Army led 47-34 at half time. Ernie Austin scored 21 Point Sand Wayne Ward 19 for Syra Cuse which shot on 39 per Cen from the Field compared with army s 60 per cent. Time breaking the record of8 46 4 Jet. By Kerry o Brien of Australia in 1967. Bair took the Lead after five of the 12 laps in the mile and led the rest of the Way. He broke the tape some 20 Yards in front of Harvard s Jim bake who ran a 4 07.2. Steve finely of the Toronto olympic club was third. Earlier in the meet hurdle Rleon Coleman and sprinter Charlie Greene won close race while Jim Burnett a Philadel phia schoolteacher won an up set in the 600-Yard run and Australia s Ralph Doubell capture the 880-Yard run for his fifth straight indoor Triumph. Coleman former Winston Salem College runner won the 50-Yard High hurdles in typical airline finish with Villanova s Erv Hall. Coleman who runs for the Southern California strikers nipped Hall by a scant Inch or two in another of those finishes which required a study by the judges before making the result official. Coleman was timed in0 6.2. In another red hot rivalry of probable representatives on the 1968 . Olympic track squad Greene the former Nebraska Flash Defeated Billy peanuts Gaines by a Yard in the 50-Yard dash. Green won in 0 5.3, two tenths of a second off the meet record. Syracuse Harper Ward Cnway Llauder Hamble Austin Cas Barlow Aldol Chopson Clary g1 65 00 80 1 30 1 f t 0-0 2 7-t 19 7-7 17 0-0 0 0-0 0 6-7 21 0-0 0 3-5 5 3-5 9 0-0 0 0-0 2 army Schusky Noona Hunt George Urban Simon Seremak Miller Joyce 615-20 273 4-4 10 14 4-10323 2-4 8 3 1-20 4-4 1 3-40 0-0 0 0-00 2-2 0 0-0 total 25 25-31 75 total 30 36-50 95syracuse 344175 i 4748-05fouled out Hunt Oxley Krzyzek Folkl Harper Ward Barlow. Total fouls Syracuse 34, army 25.attendance 4,400. College Park my. A third ranked North Carolina outscored from the floor pulled away in the final 10 minutes and Defeated underdog maryland73-67 saturday night in an Atlan tic coast conference basketball game. It was the 12th consecutive Victory for the tar heels who Lave a 14-1 Over All record undead the acc with a 5-0 Mark. Larry Miller and Charlie Scott cored 17 Points apiece in North Carolina s balanced attack. Maryland 1-7 in acc play and 4-11 Over All led until Mil Ler s Basket put the tar heels an of and pulled to within49-48 with 11 51 to play. Will Hetzel who connected on his last nine shots led the terms with 28 Points and grabbed 16rebounds. Maryland outscored North continued on Page Coleman and Hall have me four times on the indoor circuit this Winter with the Winston Salem hurdler winning for the third time saturday night. Burnett representing the Phila Delphia Pioneer club scored an upset in the 600-Yard run grab Bing the Lead on the final Lap and finishing a Yard ahead of Larry James. James a Villanova Sophomore recently won the Milrose 500 in record time. The 26-year-old Burnett a for Mer Central state Ohio University runner won in 1 13.1.he trailed in second place the first three laps behind Pace set Ter Hardy Mcalhaney of ten Nessee who wound up was second. Doubell captured his fifth straight indoor Victory since joining the circuit three week Sago in Boston As he won the 880. A comparative newcomer tothe boards Doubell took the Lead on the second Lap and Wonky two Yards Over Noel Carroll the former Villanova runner from ran the distance m 1 53.3. Bill Tobin of St. Johns finished third and Dave Farley of the . Marines Bizzarro of Villanova took the pole vault with a Lea of 16 feet six inches while John Thomas from Boston Cap tured the High jump at six feet 10 took both the one and two mile relays. The Home town wildcats took the mile in 3 22.7, St. John s was secondhand Tennessee third. They won the two mile i meet record time of 7 35.6 Over Harvard and Georgetown. Hie old record of 7 38.2 was established in 1964 by Seton s record Breakers were Andy o rely Craig nations Frank Murphy and an Chorman Ian Hamilton

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