Auto Racing: Marred Victory

To hear all the competitors talk, there was practically no way that any of them could possibly win the biggest U.S. sports car race: last week's annual twelve-hour endurance test at Sebring, Fla. The Ford forces worried about the Sebring course itself. Though Ford's new, 475-h.p. Mark II prototypes looked like world beaters when they finished one-two-three in February's Daytona Continental, Sebring demands more than mere speed; it is a claw-shaped, 5.2-mile maze of airport run ways and interchanges that has 13 corners (including seven 90° turns, a hairpin and a double...

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