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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 21, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Foyt whizzes to to hum win at Daytona by Benny Phillips associate sports editor Daytona Beach the cowboys winning the super bowl by 50 Points like the pirates winning the seventh game of the series by 21 runs sundays Daytona 500 was a humdrum Parade. Things came up horseshoes for a. J. Foyt and Horselaughs for everybody else. The largest crowd Ever estimated at Daytona International speedway�?98.600�?saw probably the most Boring race in the 14year history of the Speed plants. Richard Petty last of Foyt s Competition went behind the Wall on Lap 80. From that Point on the texan Rode tall in the. Addle never relinquishing the Lead and making shambles of the rest of the Field. Charlie Glotzbach not fast enough to run with the Wood Brothers Mercury finished second in a Dodge one Lap Back of the Leader. Jim Vandiver in another Dodge was third. Benny Parsons Irr a Mercury was fourth and James Hylton in a Ford rounded out the top five. Former 500 Winner c a i e Yarborough was sixth in a Ray Fox Plymouth 12 laps behind. Foyt who led 167 of the 200 laps averaged 161 550 Miles per hour Over the 2 5-mile Tri Oval and collected $38,400 for his sunday afternoon cruise. His winnings included $4,900 in Lap Money. There were Only two other leaders in the race. Petty who was leading at the time a broken valve Spring sidelined him was in command for 31 laps and Bobby Allison who finished 16th, led two laps. There were Only 13 Lead charges among the three leaders. Three caution flags slowed the Stock car classic for a total of 16 la s. There was one spectacular crash and it occurred on Lap 20 when Walter Ballard chopped buddy Baker coming off the fourth turn bringing out the first yellow. Baker and Petty who started 31st and 32nd, respectively in the 40-car Field had moved to the front and were running Down Foyt. Petty was second and Baker third bumper to bumper. Coming off Fout Ballard was in the lower Lane of traffic and began moving up to the Wall. Petty slipped by but the door closed on Baker. They rammed the Wall at about the Entrance to pit Road. Baker spun onto the infield a ass after Ballard a car had flipped on its top. After flipping Ballard a machine Slid on its top to a halt ending a he skid with a violent Cartwheel As the car Slid from Asphalt to grass flipping Over again on the inside apron. Baker and Petty wasted Little time in coming to the front. By Lap to the two were running third and fourth with Foyt and Allison just ahead. On the restart Foyt and Petty w Ere. Bumper to bumper and swapping the Lead on Lap 47 the Lead car zipped by the third place car which was Jim Vandiver. The two were engaged in the Only real racing of the Day. On Lap 54 Foyt pitted for a 19-second Stop. On Lap 57 Petty pitted and was in for 28 seconds. This separated the two until Foyt pitted again on Lap 74 for outside tires. Petty moved into the Lead but shut it off and pulled behind the w ill on map 81 Quot i think my car was handling a Little better but Foyt was a Little stronger Down the Straightaway Quot remarked Petty a i was just cruising Down the Backstretch when the engine started skipping i knew that was All. It could have been an interesting finish had nothing pole Winner Bobby Isaac completed Only 19 laps. He was sidelined with ignition problems and finished 33rd of the six competitive cars in the Field Only three were running at the finish Poy. Glotzbach and a11 i s o n. And Allison had overheating problems after the first few laps. The 5 cond caution of the Day came on Lap 97 when a car stalled on the track and the third and final yellow Flag rippled the Breeze on Lap 115 when Jim Hurtubise a Chevy engine exploded in the second turn giving Foyt his Only close Call of the Day. Some of the rated independents Alo had their problems along with Mark Donohue driving the Only openly factory backed car in the Fields an american motors Matador. Donohue a machine went out with a broken push Rod on Lap 13 Dave marcs was sidelined with engine failure on Lap 57. Coo Marlin s Chevy went see Foyt on 5 by Competition fizzles for a. J. Walter Ballard takes wild Daytona ride after colliding with buddy Baker s Dodge a wire Jio Cage standings by the associated press Aba Eastern conference Atlantic division w. I. Pct. . Aston 44 23 657 Yew York 40 24 .625 i Philadelphia 25 39 .391 174 Buffalo 17 46 .270 25 Central division Baltimore 27 35 .435 a Atlanta 24 40 .375 4 Cincinnati 20 44 .313 8 Cleveland 19 47 288 to Western conference Midwest division d Waukee 52 15 .776 Chicago 46 20 .697 54 5hoenix 21 25 .621 104 Letroit 22 42 344 28 4 Pacific division is Angeles 54 9 .857 a Battle 40 25 .615 15 Ilden St 39 25 609 154 Ouston 25 39 391 294 a Ortland 15 52 224 41 saturday s results Cincinnati 112. Cleveland 92 new York too. Buffalo 95 Chicago 104. Milwaukee 97 Baltimore 121, Philadelphia 05 Golden state 115. Boston 111 los Angeles 115, Portland 94 Only games scheduled Milwaukee 103, Chicago too sunday s results Milwaukee 103, Chicago too Phoenix 121, Detroit 107 Cincinnati 101, Atlanta 92 Cleveland 111, new York 109 los Angeles 132, Boston 113 Seattle 109, Portland 105 Only games scheduled monday s games Philadelphia at Baltimore Only game scheduled tuesday s games Phoenix at Boston afternoon Portland at new York Detroit at los Angeles Seattle is. Golden state at Akland Baltimore at Buffalo Philadelphia at Chicago Only games scheduled Aba East division w. L. Pct. . Kentucky 51 12 .810 a Virginia 38 26. 594 134 Yew York 28 35 .444 23 floridians 26 38 .406 25 4 Carolina 25 39 .391 26 4 Pittsburgh 22 04. 355 284 West division Tah 43 20 .683 Indiana 36 27 .571 7 Dallas 31 34 Ati 13 Denver 25 37 .403 174 Memphis 23 40 .365 20 saturday s results Kentucky 130, floridians 102 Dallas 115, Indiana 102 Virginia 124, Memphis 109 Only games scheduled sunday s results Kentucky 134, Carolina 113 floridians ill new York 105 Indiana 131, Memphis 127, 2 its Denver 146, Pittsburgh 123 Only games scheduled monday s games Pittsburgh at Utah Dallas at new York Only games scheduled cougars fall to 5th spot Louisville. one colonel you can visit and get Fried Chicken. Visit another group of colonels and you just get Fried. The Carolina cougars got that Southern Fried treatment sunday night As t e Kentucky colonels romped to a 134-113 americ n basketball association Victory. The vie cry was the Quot 12th in a Row for he colonels Aid Marke a Thor Eigio h s a get Triumph Over to e c sugars this season. The Issue was largely settled in the second Quarter when the colonels outscored the cougars 33-18 to forge a 64-44 halftime advantage. The cougars had come within one Point. 31-30, before t h e colonels exploded. Carolina pulled within eight Points twice in the third period. But could never get any closer As Kentucky a towering front line of Artis Gilmore. Dan Issei and Reserve Walt s Mon kept the contest under control. Simon playing for injured Cincy Powell canned 35 Points a a a Ali goes West Oklahoma City okla. Apr sex world Champion heavyweight Boxer Muhammad Ali arrived Here sunday in route to four exhibition matches tonight at the Oklahoma City state Fairgrounds Arena. To Lead the barrage Issei and Gilmore each added 31 Points. The latter hauling Down 26 rebounds in a standout Board performance. Stew Johnson led the cougars with 26 Points and Larry Miller added 23. Joe Caldwell tossed in 20. The defeat dropped the cougars into fifth place in the Aba East a full game behind the floridians who Defeated new York sunday night. The cougars Host the floridians in Charlotte wednesday night. Cougar Reserve Center Tom Owens dominated by Gilmore much of the contest suffered a mild ankle sprain in the fourth period but is expected to be ready for wednesdays game. The colonels who face the cougars three More times this season set a club record of to assists in sundays Victory my. Pc. It Rte a a. N c v. C i a Fie 4 9 4 .0 t. 04 her is it u i it 3 to pc Quot Ion n i1 7/ i 13 4 it uti in j-1j i s in of it a �?�4 v 7 to 2 of it a 7 7 4 i i to Quot no i 6 i i i i i i f i i a o in a pc in of amp a 7 0 i i j 0 i 0 a i j j i Mcco Nio i i. 0 a to o a 240 4>n is Jas so 23 la Kentucky in i ref i min. In it Rte a pit. Ii in a 7 is i ii to 914 4 of in 13-ii v 4 25 f a a a a in i 1 4 is Golf i i it u of a cd a a i 2 i. I 4 e a mfr 11 it 3 i j a Piaf f ? 7 4 j j to fait 740 47 u Ai a it 17 in Cabouch. M la Al j�?11j Daytona Beach. Pla it was an empty stocking race. Sundays Daytona 500 failed to fill the bag of excitement 98,600 fans had hoped to witness. A. J. Foyt with Competition watching from behind pit Wall led 167 of the 200 laps. Boring to say the least. And that in t All there was t any competitive racing going on for positions Back in the Field. Richard Petty won the 1964 race Here leading 183 laps but there was an ample amount of lacing behind Petty. For example. Jim Vandiver finished third sunday 15 Miles behind Foyt. Sigh Een laps separated the first to cars Petty won by a Lap but on it four laps separated the first to in 64, Foyt brushed it aside a the Competition was Tough Well until Petty Baker and Allison dropped out Foyt had Competition from Petty until the Randleman drive a sidelined with a broken valve Spring on Lap 80 a the Long Lead was t my fault a a laughed Foyt. A in far. I have never liked a Long Lead. When you re that far in front you have More time to worry about something happening i had just As soon race All Day like Petty and i were going for Foyt s Coly close Call came on Lap 115 when Jim Hurtubise a engine let go in the second turn. At the time he had a two Lap Lead Over Charlie <4ot/.bach a the Oil from his engine splattered in y Windshield blinding me quickly i looked through the Bottom of the Windshield because usually Oil does no to hit there. I found a Small Hole i could see through and made it to the pits Quot said foot. Glotzbach made up enough time on Foyt to get in the same he with the Leader but it did no to last Long. On the restart Foyt quickly put the the Driver a Lap Down. A i was t worried about Charlie making up time i was just worried about getting to the pits it was the fifth win Here at Daytona for the Wood Brothers. Cale Yarborough took the Check ered Flag three times driving a Wood car. Tiny Lund won the �?T63 Daytona 500 in their car and now Foyt. A i knew it was going to be a Day for the independents before 20 laps had been completed a remarked Benny Parsons who finished fourth in a Tira Moil Point Enterprise sports monday Fob. 21, 1972. Page to Mercury. A before the race i did no to figure there were More than five or six cars capable of winning if nothing happened. And then flings started happening. The Way things were Pong at the Start. I even figured i had a Chance to win for Cale Yarborough who finite i sixth in a Ray Fox pre pared Plymouth said it did no to Surprise him. A when you Only have about five competitive cars then you can to expect exciting buddy Baker was unhappy to say the least after the wreck on Lap 20 which sidelined his Dodge. He and Walter Ballard tangled comm out of the fourth turn Baker spun onto the infield grass and Ballard s car flipped several times a i came off the fourth turn and Ballard was Down in the inside Lane he just kept coming up and coming up until he shut me Ballard said a slower car pulled up in front of him. Pc Battles Apps tonight there Are to it More games remaining for High Point Colley this n in alumni gym Ole of them is tonight when the panthers entertain appalachian in a non conference contest. The other is on thursday evening when pc has a retie i Carolinas conference match with Newberry. Tirs will be the second meeting Between High Point and de firmer cd Power appalachian the mounties who Dve net jumped their classification to Southern c a i offence standards won the list game 72-65 in Boone the first part of this month the Panther got in foul trouble in that one Ani nullified the 23-Point performance by Tubby Smith. Smith has been hitting More than 50 per cent of his shots for the past five games with a High of 42 Points coming against ump Wilmington. He will be one of the starting guards tonight. Greg Bennett who got in eight minutes of play in the upset Victory Over Catawba saturday is still not definite at the of her guard spot. Friday was the first Day he had w irked out since twisting his knee and he is being brought along shyly to give him a better Chance at being fully ready fir the conference tournament which starts on March 2 at Elon College if Bennett Doest Start. Carbon Steed will open with Tommy Gill backing him up John Kirkman Rick Foelber and Pete Collins make up the front line. High Point concludes its regular season this sunday afternoon with a i o clock game against Guilford As a preliminary to the Carolina Cougar contest at 3. For Quick amp efficient service Cau Piedmont Iron amp Metal co. For Industrial waste amp scrap removal 704 Ward St. 886-4480 High Point. N c a a a a a a veterans a a a a a a a Vuca. Jim a i 42�?114 it to Petter a Lott a 14 lome i v i Iff cd Worren 0-1, 2-3. J or f 2 4 cd Quot a o test Foy Ftp Karauna Jik Rytky Jim Law now it a a teem Fay Vic. A a in of you do not own nor have been assigned using night watchman Ciocu and door seals va/1 i Poteat tour Eusi Niss Ano to i Vav ill my i cd. I Momir 24 hours ii oat Davis patrol amp watchman service equipped with 2-Way radio por better service Security guards phone 886-4025 is f / Orff True of a Maui Fili out and return Coupon immediately. 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Cup and mail a k of flags he 2-21-72 Carolina biblical gardens . Box 196 Jamestown . I a veterans serial be. Discharge dote. Name. cede. Employee by. Retired. Working hour. Age. Phone. of children. Remarks. Baker said he did t see any traffic at All in front of bal i Ltd. The american motors Mata do with Mark Donohue at the wheel made its Oval track debut finishing a disappointing 36th. Pete Hamilton will replace Donohue in the car for Over half the races it will run for the remainder of the season Donohue will drive the car in some of the super Speedway races left and otherwise Hamilton w ill have t e Ide Foyt will return to the n set car circuit in the Vav Good Brothers Mercury at California. Atlanta Here july fourth and at that a National 500 in Charlotte according t it Glen Wood. A a a Robinson wills Ink with la by the associated press Frank Robinson and Maury wills the heart of the los Angeles dodgers Pennant Hopes have signed 1972 baseball contracts for a total estimated near a Quarter million dollars. Robinson the 36-year-old outfielder acquired from the Baltimore orioles for four players during the Winter signed sunday for about $140,000. It was $10,000 More than he made with the orioles and $10,000 less than he was seeking with his new team. Wills the longtime shortstop and team Leader joined the $100,000 Range. Robinson and wills were the biggest names in a Day of player signings that also included Booty Murcer of the new York Yankees. Murcer. Toe Yankees leading hitter last season with a 331 average signed for $65,000 shortstop Gene Alley signed for an estimated $25,000 with the Pittsburgh pirates leaving Only two of the world champions unsigned shortstop fran Taveras and Pitcher Nelson in lev in Casa Grande Ari san see Robinson on s b a we Are scheduled to run 17 races this said Wood. A a we veal Cady run two an i there Are 15 left David Pearson will be in the car for t a rest of the season except for the four additional races that Foyt will drive the car a noted Wood 1. A j foot Houlton to a Mercury 200, a Roo 7 cow o of Xuc Georgetown Loo. Doom. In ,200 3 Lim or iwo. Charlotte a Dos Joe in v 4 bean forgo. E Era. N Mercury 194. Isam i Job a my a. Mar so. Of 3. It. 4.350 Coe of Profro 1. Tommo Mefi a s Mouth ill a i a 0<i�.a to i , Towa Evro a. Lee. 3.000 Jot a Riftin Tabura v. P -m.-Uin, Kun 2 a i 9. A Ohn Sears t Tot . Plymou h. 111 i. 4ftu 10 pc e Ato Thorne. I role a. P Mouth or. 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