Buck Baker, Charlotte, N.C., in 1957 Chevrolet, declared winner of NASCAR "Virginia 500," when accident halted race on 441st lap, Martinsville, Va.
This is an article from the May 27, 1957 issue
Washington, over California, by 7 lengths, in 14:29.5 for 2¾ m., Seattle.
Princeton lightweights, Eastern title and Wright Trophy, in 6:51.3 for 1[5/16] m., Annapolis.
Willie Pastrano, 10-round decision over Neal Welch, heavyweights, Miami Beach.
Jimmy Archer, 10-round split decision over Tony DiBiase, welterweights, New York.
Vic Hershkowitz, Brooklyn, over Oscar Obert, 21-20, 21-19, Natl. AAU 1-wall title, Brooklyn.
PORTERHOUSE: $55,900 Los Angeles H., 7 f., by 4 lengths, in 1:20⅘ Hollywood Pk., Johnny Longden up.
EVENING TIME: $30,450 Betsy Ross St., 6 f., by 1¼ lengths, in 1:11[1/5] Garden State. Gayle Smith up.
GRAND CHAL: Gloucester Fox Hunters Plate Steeplechase, 3 m., by 3 lengths, in 6:09.45, Media, Pa. Joe Aitcheson Jr. up.
Baltimore U., over Hofstra, 13-6, to clinch Eastern Intercollegiate League title, Hempstead, L.I.
Johnny Kelley, Groton, Conn., Natl. AAU title, in 2:24.55 for 26 m. 385 yds., Yonkers, N.Y.
St. Louis Kutis, over Chicago Schwaben, 2-1, in first of 2-game total-goal series for Western Division amateur title, St. Louis.
(Davis Cup, second round)
Belgium 4—Hungary 1
Denmark 4—S. Africa 1
France 3—Czech. 0
G. Britain 5—N. Zealand 0
Italy 3—Holland 0
Mexico 3—W. Germany 0
Philippines 3—Japan 2
Poland 3—Chile 2
Ken Rosewall, over Pancho Gonzales, 3 matches to 1; Gonzales leads World Pro Tour, 45-26.