Sport: Who Won: Jul. 6, 1962

¶ Phil Hill, the U.S.'s world champion racing driver, the 24-hour Le Mans race for sports cars, by pushing his 390-h.p.

Ferrari experimental model 2,766.454 miles at an average speed of 115.268 m.p.h. during the long day and night's racing over the 8.3-mile circuit 117 miles southwest of Paris. Sharing his seat with Belgian Co-Driver Olivier Gendebein, Hill was in easy command for most of the race, at one point set a new lap record of 126.750 m.p.h. for the course, then settled down to nurse a sick clutch, which meant driving in fourth gear for the last six hours. At the...

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