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STOCK CARS?Buck Baker, ex-bus driver from Charlotte, N.C., drove 1954 Oldsmobile at average speed of 88.83 mph to win 250-mile NASCAR Grand National Stock Car Race at newly opened Memphis-Arkansas Speedway, Lehi, Ark.
CHAMPIONS?Gustav Scholz, German middleweight titleholder, floored Scottish champion Willie Armstrong ten times to register TKO in eighth round at Berlin.
?Philippine featherweight champion Benny Escobar, deaf mute, stopped Japanese-Hawaiian Roy Higa in sixth at Manila.
?European heavyweight champion Heinz Neuhaus of Germany retained title with third-round KO of Kurt Schiegl of Austria at Frankfurt.
SPOILERS?Veteran heavyweight Charlie Norkus of New York TKO'd Charlie Powell, former San Francisco '49er football star, in seventh round at San Francisco.
?Boardwalk Billy Smith, New Jersey prison guard, knocked out No. 1 light-heavyweight contender Harold Johnson in second round at Philadelphia.
CHALLENGERS?Lulu Perez, 21, fifth-ranking featherweight contender from Brooklyn, decisioned Bobby Woods, 20, of Spokane for 38th win in 41 fights, at Brooklyn.