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SCOREBOARD
August 13, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS
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August 13, 1956

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AUTO RACING
Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina gunned red Ferrari into lead at start of 312-mile German Grand Prix, guided it to victory through tricky (3,878 curves) N�rburgring course without a pit stop at record-breaking speed of 85.62 mph. Points for win gave Fangio lead in bid for unprecedented fourth world driving championship.

WALKING
Henry Laskau, 39-year-old New York YMHA heel-and-toer, won ninth consecutive National AAU 10,000-meter walking championship by 150 yards from John Allen, Buffalo cigar salesman, over twisting cross-country course at Westbury, N.Y. Laskau was timed in 47:58.

MILEPOST
DIED—Joseph (Baker Boy) Mandot, 65, lightweight boxer and favorite of New Orleans' French Quarter, who fought five world champions in career (1908-22); of probable drowning, at New Orleans.

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