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HIGHEST BRITISH FINISHERS

IN TOUR DE FRANCE

4th Robert Millar 1984 6th Tom Simpson 1962 11th Robert Millar 1985 14th Tom Simpson 1964 14th Brian Robinson 1956 14th Robert Millar 1983 16th Alan Ramsbottom 1963 19th Brian Robinson 1959 19th Robert Millar 1987 20th Graham Jones 1981

WINNERS OF BENSON & HEDGES CUP

3 Kent 1973, 1976, 1978; Leicestershire 1972, 1975, 1985. 2 Somerset 1981, 1982; Middlesex 1983, 1986; Lancashire 1984, 1990; Hampshire 1988, 1992. 1 Surrey 1974; Gloucestershire 1977; Essex 1979; Northamptonshire 1980; Yorkshire 1987; Nottinghamshire 1989; Worcestershire 1991; Derbyshire 1992.

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ENGINE MANUFACTURERS

Ford Cosworth 12 championships Ferrari 9 Honda 5 Climax 4 TAG Porsche Turbo 3 Alfa Romeo 2 Maserati 2 Mercedes 2 Renault 2 Repco 2 BRM 1 BMW Turbo 1

ANNIVERSARIES

Today Birth of cricketer Sir Richard Hadlee (1951); Bramall Lane, Sheffield, became England's seventh Test ground when it staged the third Test against Australia (1902).

Monday Birth of Pam Shriver (1962); Ann Jones beat Billie-Jean King to win Wimbledon (1969).

Tuesday Bjorn Borg won his fifth consecutive Wimbledon title (1980).

Wednesday Birth of athlete Mary Peters (1939).

Thursday Birth of golfer Tony Jacklin (1944).

Friday Angela Mortimer beat Christine Truman in the first all-British ladies' singles final at Wimbledon since 1914 (1961).

Saturday The first Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship held (1877).

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