Sport: It's a Ball

Beneath the low-slung hood snorts a cocky engine that is even smaller than the put-putter of the family Volkswagen (1,100 cc. v. 1,192 cc.). But everything else about the racing machine is big league, from the rakish cut of its body to its four-speed gearbox and cat-footed suspensions. Last week a buzzing swarm of the precocious big-little cars performed before an audience of 5,000 at Lime Rock, Conn, in a battle of agility and speed that was finally won by Harry Carter in a Lotus with an average speed of 78.18 m.p.h. At dozens of the top tracks across the U.S....

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