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July 19, 1971
AUTO RACING—PETER REVSON won the season's third Canadian-American Challenge Cup race, beating teammate Denis Hulme at Road Atlanta in Georgia. Revson averaged 111.17 mph as he out-raced Hulme and brought Team McLaren its second 1-2 finish of the season.
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July 19, 1971

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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AUTO RACING—PETER REVSON won the season's third Canadian-American Challenge Cup race, beating teammate Denis Hulme at Road Atlanta in Georgia. Revson averaged 111.17 mph as he out-raced Hulme and brought Team McLaren its second 1-2 finish of the season.

Scotland's JACKIE STEWART, suffering from glandular fever, drove his Tyrrel-Ford to victory in the French Grand Prix at Le Camp-du-Castellet. Stewart averaged 111.6 mph and won by 28.12 seconds over his French teammate, Fran�ois Cevert. Stewart also increased his lead in the world driver's point standings to 14 over Jacky Ickx of Belgium.

Charlie Glotzbach, with relief from Friday Hassler, drove his 1971 Chevrolet to victory in the NASCAR Volunteer 500 at the Bristol (Tenn.) International Speedway. Bobby Allison, the defending champion, finished second in a 1970 Ford, three laps off the pace.

BOATING—MISS MADISON, a home-town-owned hydroplane piloted by Jim McCormick, scored an upset win in the American Powerboat Association Gold Cup Race in Madison, Ind. by averaging 101.522 mph in the final 15-mile heat.

BOWLING—DON JOHNSON, a righthander from Akron, entered the final round of the $50,000 PBA Winston-Salem tournament in Redwood City, Calif. in fourth place but averaged 256 on the final day to win his 14th tour title.

GOLF—LEE TREVINO birdied the final hole at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England to win the British Open with a 14-under-par 278, one stroke ahead of Lu Liang-huan of Taiwan (page 12). Earlier in the week, Trevino won the $150,000 Canadian Open in Montreal with a birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff after tying Art Wall with a 275 at the end of regulation play.

Jane Blalock, who trailed Kathy Whitworth by two strokes entering the final round, finished with an 11-under-par 208 to win the $25,000 George Washington Ladies Classic at the Hidden Springs Club in Horsham, Pa. Jo-Anne Carner, the U.S. Women's Open champion, finished second at 210. Miss Whitworth was third at 214 after a three-over-par 76 on the last day.

William Zimmerman, a 55-year-old stockbroker from Columbus, Ga., shot a final-round three-over-par 75 for a 293 total to win the International Senior Amateur Championship at the King's Course in Gleneagles, Scotland.

HARNESS RACING—FRESH YANKEE won the $12,925 Titan Cup in the final stakes of Grand Circuit Week at Goshen, N.Y., and Circus took the $10,000 Historic Dickerson earlier in the week (page 48).

Albatross ($2.20), driven by Stanley Dancer, won his eighth stakes in a row with a 4�-length victory over High Ideal in the $34,400 Beaver Pace for 3-year-olds at Richelieu Raceway in Montreal.

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