MOTOR SPORTS—ROLF STOMMELEN and MANFRED SCHURTI of West Germany piloted their turbocharged Porsche 935 to victory in the six-hour World Championship of Makes endurance race at Watkins Glen, N.Y., covering 587.6 miles at an average speed of 97.81 mph.
An appeal tribunal reinstated JAMES HUNT as the winner of the Spanish Grand Prix. Originally, Niki Lauda had been declared winner of the May 2 race when Hunt's Formula I McLaren was found to be 1.5 centimeters wider than new regulations allowed.
Alan Jones of Australia drove his March-Chevy an average of 101.08 mph to win a disputed victory in the 101.31-mile Formula 5000 race at Watkins Glen. Jones finished 6.8 seconds ahead of pole-position winner Al Unser, who claimed he let Jones pass him on the 28th lap of the 30-lap race because he thought Jones was a full lap behind as a result of a one-minute pit stop.
SOCCER—NASL: Northern Division leader Chicago had two victories, over Rochester 3-0 and Miami 4-1, while the front-runner in the East, New York, shut out Toronto 3-0 and downed Philadelphia 2-1, with Pel� scoring once and setting up the winning goal. Minnesota, first in the West, beat San Antonio 3-1 and Vancouver 3-0. Dallas suffered its fourth straight loss to San Diego 3-2, but beat Seattle 4-2 to remain in front in the South.
ASL: The battle in the East narrowed, with only five points separating first-place Rhode Island and fifth-place Connecticut. New York's 3-0 win over Chicago moved the Apollos into second place; Chicago had a 1-1 tie with New Jersey and Connecticut downed Rhode Island 2-1. Los Angeles, still first in the West, beat Sacramento 4-3 in overtime, Ane Mihailovich scoring the winning goal. The Utah-Tacoma game ended in a 3-3 tie; Tacoma then went on to beat Sacramento 2-1.
SWIMMING—American short-course records were set in every relay event at a U.S. women's Olympic swimming team exhibition meet at West Point. In addition, JILL STERKEL set individual American records on lead-off legs in the 50-yard freestyle (23.35) during the 200 free relay, the 100-yard free (49.85) during the 400 free relay and in the 200-yard free (1:48.29) during the 800 free relay. The relay records: 200 free—STERKEL, WENDY BOGLIOLI, KIM PEYTON, SHIRLEY BABASHOFF, 1:34.87; 400 free (same squad)—3:22.76; 800 free—STERKEL, PEYTON, JENNIFER HOOKER, BABASHOFF, 7:15.64; 200 medley—TAUNA VANDEWEGHE, MARCIA MOREY, BOGLIOLI, STERKEL, 1:45.30; 400 medley—LINDA JEZEK, LAURI SIERING, CAMILLE WRIGHT, BABASHOFF, 3:49.99.
TENNIS—ILIE NASTASE defeated Manuel Orantes 6-4, 6-3 to win the $150,000 Grand Slam of Tennis championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
WTT: A record crowd of 13,492 gathered at the Pittsburgh Civic Arena to watch the Triangles beat the Phoenix Racquets 24-23 and see Chris Evert lose only her second set of the WTT season, to her Wimbledon victim Evonne Goolagong. The Golden Gaters extended their winning streak to 11 by downing New York, Los Angeles and Cleveland and ended the week one-half game behind Western Division leader Phoenix, as the Sets stayed in command in the East.
TRACK & FIELD—ALEXANDER BARYSHNIKOV of the Soviet Union set a world shotput record of 72'2�" in Paris, bettering Terry Albritton's mark by 5�".
Ruth Fuchs of East Germany set a world record in the javelin of 226'9� in, topping her own mark by 6'3� in.