Racine-Flowers team rises to third overall
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland -- Jean Racine led her U.S. bobsled team to a World Cup victory Friday, setting a track record in the second run.
The victory by Racine and Vonetta Flowers in United States 1 moved the Americans into third place in the overall standings.
Switzerland 1 led until the final run, when Racine squeezed past Sabina Hafner's sled to win in 2 minutes, 17.82 seconds. Hafner was 0.17 behind with Susi-Lisa Erdman in Germany 2 trailing the winner by 0.35.