AUTO RACING Formula One -- Brazilian Ayrton Senna set a track record of 122.143 mph in provisional qualifying for Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. The Formula One points leader turned a lap in 1 minute 20.399 seconds, edging McLaren-Honda teammate Gerhard Berger of Austria by 66-thousandths of a second.NASCAR -- Ricky Rudd won the pole for Sunday's 300-kilometer stock car race at Sears Point International Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.

COLLEGES Maryland -- SS Bill Meury was signed by the San Diego Padres and assigned to Class A Spokane. Virginia -- P Keith Seller was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 21st round. Liberty -- Bobby Richardson resigned as athletic director, replaced by associate athletic director Chuck Burch. Richardson, 52, will become an assistant to President Jerry Falwell. Maryland-Eastern Shore -- Ira Smith, the leading hitter in Division I the last two seasons (.488 and .519), signed with Los Angeles Dodgers. Maryland-Baltimore County -- Pitcher Ben O'Connor signed with Los Angeles Dodgers. Chicago -- Swimmer Louise Wilkerson from Springbrook High School was named outstanding senior student-athlete. Columbus -- Baseball coach Derek Mann resigned less than two weeks after he guided his team to the NCAA Division II World Series. Pepperdine -- Steve Aggers, coach at Wayne State the last five seasons, was named assistant basketball coach.

FOOTBALL World League of American Football -- Sacramento, Calif., is the sixth city chosen for the spring league, scheduled to begin in March 1991 with 12 teams. The other five: Birmingham, San Antonio, Montreal, Barcelona and Orlando, Fla.

SOCCER Washington Stars -- Released forward Sam Sumo and goalie Jorge Alvial.

BOXING National Association of Boxers Federation -- Tracy Patterson, the adopted son of Floyd Patterson, knocked out Carlos Vergara at 1:25 of the fourth round to defend his junior lightweight title in Canastota, N.Y.Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza -- June 18 card in Rockville will include cruiserweight Phil Gilberti, junior middleweight Les Johnson and lightweight Benny Collins, all of Rockville.

TRACK AND FIELD Greg Moses, a former Clemson sprinter, has been suspended from competition for two years after testing positive for cocaine.