Tim Richmond beat Darrell Waltrip by 1.45 seconds to win $50,955 and a NASCAR race in Watkins Glen. Richmond, driving a Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, averaged 90.464 mph in the 218.5-mile race. It was the first stock car race held at Watkins Glen International since 1965.
Nelson Piquet defeated his fellow Brazilian Ayrton Senna da Silva by more than 17 seconds to win the Hungarian Grand Prix in Mogyorod. It was the first Formula One race ever held in a Soviet bloc country. Piquet, driving a Williams- Honda, finished the 190.665-mile race in 2:34.508 despite traction problems on the brand-new 2.508-mile Hungaroring circuit.
TENNIS—IVAN LENDL defeated Boris Becker 6-4, 7-6 to win $40,000 and a Grand Prix tournament in Stratton Mountain, Vt. Lendl swept all seven points in the final-set tiebreaker and beat Becker for the fifth time in seven meetings. In the semifinals, Lendl downed Jimmy Connors 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, and Becker edged John McEnroe 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (page 14).
Sixth-seeded MILOSLAV MECIR of Czechoslovakia defeated second-seeded Andres Gomez of Ecuador 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 to win $24,000 and the Austrian Grand Prix tournament in Kitzb�hel.
Helena Sukova defeated Pam Shriver 6-2, 7-5 to win $45,000 and the Canadian Open in Montreal. The final was the fourth match in less than 24 hours for both players; Shriver, who had not lost a set all week, committed 14 unforced errors in the match.
TRACK & FIELD—INGRID KRISTIANSEN set a world record in the 5,000-meter race with a time of 14:37.33, at a meet in Stockholm. The old mark of 14:48.07 was set by Zola Budd in August 1985. Kristiansen now has the fastest times in all three long-distance events in women's track. She holds the record for the 10,000-meter (30:13.74), and she has the fastest clocking for the women's marathon (2:21:06), for which there is no official world record.
MILEPOSTS—HIRED: As head coach of the Indiana Pacers, JACK RAMSAY, 61, the former coach of the Portland Trail Blazers. In 18 NBA seasons with Philadelphia (1968-71), the old Buffalo Braves (1972-75) and Portland (1977-86), Ramsay has a 785-691 record, making him the league's winningest active coach and second only to former Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach (938) on the alltime list.
RELEASED: By the New York Mets, outfielder GEORGE FOSTER, 37. After being traded by Cincinnati to New York in 1982, Foster hit .252 with 99 home runs in his 4� years with the Mets. Foster has a .275 batting average, with 347 homers and 1,235 RBIs for his 17�-year career.
RE-SIGNED: By the Utah Jazz, guard DARRELL GRIFFITH, 28, to a six-year contract for an undisclosed salary.
TRADED: By the St. Louis Cardinals, catcher MIKE HEATH, 31, to the Detroit Tigers for minor league pitcher KEN HILL, 20, and a player to be named later.