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•Donald Healey, 56-year-old English auto designer, drove streamlined, supercharged Austin-Healey of his own design to world record for sports cars, then added five American and four International marks for class D cars over Bonneville Flats of Utah. Healey's world record: 192.62 mph for a measured mile.
•In other Bonneville speed runs, Captain George E. Y. Eyston, 57, also of Great Britain, drove his streamlined and souped-up MG to 17 American and International Class F records, including average of 120.87 mph over a 12-hour stretch.
•Ken Miles of Los Angeles, who drove three-hour relief shifts for Captain Eyston, set world record of his own by pushing production-model MG at average speed of 153.69 mph over ten-mile course, raising old mark by 18.36 mph.
•Pronto Don, owned by Hayes Fair Acre Stable of Du Quoin, Ill., trotted 1 1/16 miles in 2:10 1/5 at Roosevelt Raceway to break own world record by l/5 second. Winner's purse of $7,500 increased his lifetime earnings to $314,173.96, a record for trotters and only $4,618.60 short of Good Time's record for all harness classes.
•Jack Crossfield, 20, of Golden Gate Casting Club, set new world trout fly-casting records with single cast of 194 ft. and three-cast average of 186 1/3 ft. during national championships at Long Beach, Calif.
•Audun Boysen of Norway, whose 1,000-meter running record of 2:20.4 set last September was not recognized by International Amateur Athletic Union, ran a better one—2:19.5—at Gavle, Sweden. Old official record: 2:20.8, by Mal Whitfield of U.S.
•Motoshi Kimura, 16, of Japan, beat world breast-stroke record by 6/10 seconds with a winning time of 1:10.6 during an international meet in Osaka.
•Warren Witherell of Bolton Landing, N.Y., broke world water-ski jumping record with leap of 106 feet at Spofford, N.H.