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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 20, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and set los by Dick Zitlin staff writer berlins a two of Les year s Usa eur champions from Tow 8th inf div came out second est while All army Light welter weight Monarch Jim Carter proved he we every Inch a Champ in Sun Day s boxing elimination fun see Jittie Berlin sports Center. The 10 Winner on sunday Caldire scheduled to leave thursday Tor it Dix no. Where they a Llen Gage in trials to select the army Quad for he internet vice claim Plon helps at Norfolk in april 16 m in an Lelih hour announcement Usa eur athletic officials revealed the inner service meet had. Been switched from Newport Ftp and moved up from he originally scheduled april 18-20. A tune Way crowd of we Rise 900 was treated to a furious welterweight finale reminiscent of the great Tony Zaire Rocky Baths of the 1940s, j bloody Battle there was t much letting of Gore in the Battle Between the 8th inf div s Carter stepping up a weight class from 1961, and Vii corp Ray Calne. There were enough punches thrown and taken to satisfy the most avid fan. Name a punch and you can bet that either or both uncorked 4 least a half dozen of same during their Savage three rounds. They fired everything imaginable from everywhere left Center and right Field and the floor and the ceiling. Carcer who Drew the i pleasure of the spectators for his to tit again John Simmons thursday night More than redeemed him self sunday with his second fir Eft t fight in two nigh to. Galena packed the slightly harder punch although Here were few takers who would want to Flie Mur the capacity of either boy. Charter waa the busier both in close and at Long Range. Cop it bound \ Gates explosive shots earned him the Edge in the first n Imil but Carter s fists were going Al lace sixty in the Middle session bring ing him Early Points that wer a to offset a brutal assault by nine late in he round. I Carter s steady thudding to the � left Eye of Gaines gave birth to a mouse. And in the third round this swelling rapidly closed Thaye. Leaving Guinea Handicap Pitej it was the third round Isit brought Carter his win. He bagged Way with everything he Hjad Walnes wan not inactive As two went through periods of first one giving and then the other Jim Grant last year s Usa eur Champion and All army Light weight King was dethroned by John Pitt of Vii corps on a close was far from the effective scrapper he has in the Pas proven he melt to be. Pitts work ing out of a Crouch unleashed themore Savage artillery there were no if a ands or but Over the loss of 1961 Usa eur Light heavyweight Champ loom Oglesby in the middleweight finale. Charlie Lewis of 7th army support omd proved to be a master of checking raining blows and also displayed an authoritative punch. This brought him Skoof the 2nd round. Oglesby s fists were bus throughout the opening heat but Lewis a catching Inorato Hus hots on his Glove and Arm j in the second Lewis tagged the8th inf div Champ with a delayed action right. Oglesby was Back peddling for some five seconds be Roberts world Mark in race at Daytona Beach Daytona Beach Fla. A a lightning fast pit Crew gave Glenn fireball Roberts the break he needed sunday and the Home town boy won the Rich Daytona 500 with a world record Cloud was cast on his Triumph however when the second place Driver Richard Petty of handle Man n.c., filed unofficial protest claiming Roberta had Tod Many men in his pit Crew. Officials at Daytona International Speedway said they would not announce a Decilon on the protest until monday was the fastest continuous 500 mile Auto race Ever driven an gave Roberts Bis first Victory in the $106.000 event being run for Ihfe fourth time Over the 2w-mile Daytona International Speedway. Petty second Petty had Given Roberts a stir ring Battle but the Clever Young Ster apparently had to Settle for second place. Roberts drove a Pontiac and Jack Smith of Spartanburg ., boosted his new Pontiac to fourth. Fred Lorenz Enof Elmhurst iii., was fifth in a new Ford. The Only serious mishap in the grinding test of main and machine came when Kozle Buck Baker of Charlotte n.c., bounced his new Chrysler off a guard rail. The 42-year-old racing Veteran received three fractured ribs. Roberts cruised the 200-Lap race in the record time of three hours 10 minutes and 41 seconds. His Lack and Gold racer averaged a record 152.529 my leu an hour. Theold Mark of 149.601 was set last year by Marvin pan of of Daytona Beach. Roberts finished 27 second ahead of Petty. It we a profitable Victory for Roberts be picked up More than $21,150 in first place Money plus several Hundred dollars in Lap Money. Roberts credited his Victory to another Pontiac Driver Junior Johnson of Ronda n.c., who had to retire on the 72nd Lap with a blown engine Roberts and Johnson had dulled bumper to bumper until then an the fireball said it wag this Early Competition that gave him the Vic tory Edge " out the top 10 were David Pearson of Spartanburg ., sixth in a new Pontiac Rex Whit of Spartanburg seventh the a new fireball predicts 165-m.p.h average within 3 years Daytona Beach Fla. Henry a Moycey Yunich Urti Mechanic for Roberts the past four years had announced earlier that this would be his final race this year. Last year Roberts was leading until it laps from the end when his car went out with mechanical difficulties Bill France president of the track announced that a record of persons attended sunday s previous Mark was no announced. Or for Weatherly out front Weatherly charged into the Landon the first Lap hut from then until the 72nd Lap it was a due Between Roberts and Johnson. After Johnson pulled out it developed into a two Way struggle Between Roberts and breakdown of the Lap Leaden shows Weatherly was ahead on Lap the first Roberts won out front 144 laps Petty 32 johnson31, Cotton Owens of Spartanburg f one and Smith one. Owen remained in Contention until the 78th Lap when his Pontiac was forced o the sidelines with clutch trouble. Roberts said after the race that he ran out of Gas twice during the race and once he required a 65 second pit Stop to add four quarts of Oil. But in the final analysis. It was a 20-Aecond refuelling perform Ance by his Crew 20 laps from the end of the race that kept him in front of Petty and paved the Way for the said his left Arm was cramped from holding it in on position during the race but said i m ready to Only 21 cars out of a Field of 48 were left in the race at the finish. On Way out four of five Curg upon out on West turn Qualls 1ng race for the fourth speedy Thompson Marvin Ritoh dare dle Riniger and Bobby John annual Daytona boo Meta rare. Driver were involved in the Waln out. Rex White driving oar in right Back ground was not involved and f inched third in the race. Fireball Roberta won the big Raco sunday. Associated press photo Down at though thought it Towas two right and inf div s Pedro Augustt flyweight title. The Pue Toff fast of foot and hand gave 1several inches in reach and but made up for it with Mittac tick. He would dunce move in quickly to land shots to head or body and treat before Agustin no himself could even uncool. Torres made use of eve of the 20-foot ring to Kee a from Agustin. A left Jab Cross sent Agustin boxing Neath the ropes to the ring in the second round. Up Qvie still had to take the nmn Deight count. Richard Vigil became the 8th inf div fighter to stateside trip by com a in the Light i finals. Vigil was the busier with his hands although St packed the harder punch was Quantity rather than quit that payed off. Andrews Victor the 24th inf div s John Andre a Usa eur Champion in used infighting tactics to beat corps Hubert Wade for the a weight Robert Vois of 24th inf div using his left exclusively out punched v cd James honeysuckle for the ill middleweight berth. John by qty Sard picked up the 8th in first Crown when he beat Winters of com z in the ban weight Windup the 24th ind div Ano eat three air plane seats with Feath l weight Earl Ortiz notching championship without Ever Hayfi pulled on the gloves during four nights of Competition h Ortiz won by default -when-8th inf div s level Duson fall to make the weight limit. The results Fly weight Folit Trutt. Bill left a biased Petrin Aiu Itlen. Filth int div. Bantamweight John Btl Llyl a both old Del cloned fat we tort com z. Feathe8weibht kit Ortelt i4llt div won by uhf Neilt Over Levant of Lxiv no div. Lightweight Sohrt Pittl. Vii a font pm i Grant 8th inf div lord Jami ii

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