January 28, 1992 |
Carlos Sainz of Spain held his lead in the Monte Carlo Rally as champion Didier Auriol of France closed to within three seconds.
January 27, 1992 |
Defending champion Carlos Sainz of Spain took the lead in the Monte Carlo Rally, passing former champion Didier Auriol of France. Sainz, in a Toyota, had a total time of 3 hours 49 minutes 8 seconds after the six specials of the day, a total of 120 miles. He had an edge of 49 seconds over Auriol, who dropped to second after the last special, from Sisteron to Thoard in southern France.
January 26, 1989 |
World champion Massimo Biasion of Italy won the 57th Monte Carlo Rally, leading a sweep today of the first three places by Lancia Integrales. Biasion, who took the lead last Sunday, was timed at seven hours, 13 minutes, 27 seconds for the event. He had a lead of 6:27 over teammate Didier Auriol of France. In third place was Bruno Saby of Italy, 7:41 behind.
August 29, 1988 |
Ayrton Senna of Brazil won the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix Sunday for his seventh victory of the season, matching the record shared by teammate Alain Prost and Jim Clark. It appears that only an extraordinary turn of events can prevent Senna from winning the 1988 world drivers championship. Prost, already a double world champion and Senna's only rival this season, finished second in the Belgian Grand Prix. "There's no doubt about who's going to be world champion this year," Prost said.
September 20, 1999 |
It didn't take Tom Watson long to make himself at home on the Senior PGA Tour. The winner of 34 PGA Tour titles and eight majors, Watson shot a course-record, 10-under-par 62 Sunday at Bent Tree Country Club at Dallas to win the Bank One Championship by five strokes in his second event as a senior. "I had a goal of getting a birdie on every other hole and I got one extra," Watson said. The 62 broke Watson's PGA Tour career low of 63, which he had accomplished three times.
November 24, 1994 |
Evander Holyfield, who was found to have a heart condition after his loss of the World Boxing Assn. and International Boxing Federation titles to Michael Moorer last April, received medical clearance to resume boxing Wednesday from the Mayo Clinic. Holyfield, 32, is in "excellent health," said Mike O'Hara, a spokesman for the hospital in Rochester, Minn. "We have put no restrictions on his activities." The former champion underwent extensive tests over three days, O'Hara said.