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1964-Independent - at a community, beside campus who Nations Pylon...
at a community, beside campus who Nations Pylon Race MisHap Grounds L.B. Flier RENO (AP) -- Irene Leverton of San Jose won the first lieat .of the women's pylon race at the National Air Races near Reno Wednesday, doing 10 laps around the 2V£-mile course in 10 minutes 1.7 seconds. The race, with only four !alifornia women entered, was marred by an accident involving Frances Bera of Long Beach, seven-time winner of the Powder Puff Derby. On the first lap her wing tip dug into' the ground, nearly flipping her plane. She was not injured. Mary Barr of Susanville finished second in 10:05.5. Judy Wagner was third in 10:30.6. Bob Downey of Whither won the first heat of the midget pylon . races iiv-.S minutes 9.9 seconds for ten 2^-mile laps. '~ Arlhur Scholl, Colton, was second in 8:10.2, and Arnold Quarton, Sonora, third ...in 8:21.5. Howard Terrill, Rolling Hill Estates was disqualified for cutting a c r o s s pylons. · ' · " · · . - ; 248 E. Broadway LONG BEACH HE 6-S6S4

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  2. 17 Sep 1964, Thu,
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