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AUTO RACING—DAN GURNEY, Riverside, Calif., Palm Springs road race, over 1,500-cc. class, in 4.9-liter Ferrari, Palm Springs, Calif.

Jack McAfee, Hollywood, Calif. Palm Springs road race, under-1,500-cc. class, in Porsche Spyder, Palm Springs, Calif.

Speedy Thompson, Charlotte, N.C., 100-m.

NASCAR Grand Natl., in 1957 Chevrolet, Columbia, S.C.

Curtis Turner, Roanoke, Va., 100-m.

NASCAR Grand Natl., in 1:15:56, in 1958 Ford, Atlanta.

Mike Hawthorn, England, 100-m. race for Grand Prix cars, with 94.96 avg. speed, in Goodwood, England.

Maurice Trintignant, France, Pau Speed Cup for Formula II cars, with 59.67 avg. speed, in Pau, France.

BOXING—TONI DIBIASE, 10-round split decision over Pete Schmidt, welterweights, New York City.

Ralph Dupas, 10-round decision over Ramon Fuentes, welterweights, New Orleans.

Willie Pep, 10-round decision over George Stephany, featherweights, Bristol, Conn.

Orville Pitts, 10-round decision over Art Swiden, heavyweights, Milwaukee.

HORSE RACING—EZGO: $12,750 Phoenix Handicap, 6 f., by 6 lengths, Keeneland, Ky. Bill Hartack up.

ROCKCASTLE: $10,000 Pawlucket Handicap, 1 m. 70 yds., by 7½ lengths, Lincoln Downs, R.I. J. Contreras up.

MYRTLE: $25,000 Golden Poppy Mile, by 1½ lengths, Golden Gate Fields, Calif. Willie Shoemaker up.

JUDO—GEORGE HARRIS, U.S. Air Force, over John Osako, heavyweight championship, Natl. AAU Judo Championships, Chicago.

SHOOTING—ROBERT WALTON, U. of California, with 293, National Collegiate Rifle Championship, Washington, D.C. Team champion, U. of California with 1,431.

SKIING—GARY VAUGHN, Norwich U., men's Sugar Slalom, in 54.2; other winners: boys', Billy Kidd, Stowe, Vt., in 57.7; girls', Marsha Fletcher, Pico, Vt., in 1:05.8; veterans', Joe McNealus, Bromley, Vt., in 58.7.

SWIMMING—DAYTON, team title, national YMCA championship, with 73 pts., Dayton, Ohio.

TENNIS—PANCHO GONZALES, over Lew Hoad, 5 matches to 0. Gonzales leads pro tour 32-23. (Aix-en-Provence Tournament, France)

Jaroslav Drobny, Egypt, over Budge Patty, 6-4, 6-4, men's singles title.

Suzy Kormocsi, Hungary, over Yola Ramirez, 6-4, 7-5, women's singles title. (Masters Tournament, Jacksonville, Fla.)

Luis Ayala, Chile, over Mervyn Rose, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, men's singles title.

Maria Bueno, Brazil, over Karol Fageros, 7-5, 6-0, women's singles title.