1937 President's Cup
Potomac River, Washington D.C., September 24-26, 1937


Statistics

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91 Cubic Inch Hydroplanes
Two Heats of Five Miles Each

Driver and Boat

Time

Final Position

1st heat

2nd heat

Dr. R E. Wolf, Uhrichsville, O., Hell-Go-Mite

9:38

9:25:2

1

Jas. W. Orme, Jr., Washington, D. C , Wooden Horse

DNF

9:04:4

2

Heat Winner's Speed

31.141mph

33.039 mph

 

 

135 Cubic Inch Hydroplanes
Two Heats of Five Miles Each

S. Mortimer Auerbach, Atlantic City, N. J , Emancipator VI

6:36:4

6:25:2

1

Sam Crooks, Rumson. N. J., Dragon

6:40:3

6:24:2

2

Fred H. Hahn, Philadelphia. Pa., Baby Pep.

7:49:3

7:24

3

Jack Schneider. Washington, D. C.. Chiquita

7:57

10:06

4

John Hyde. Washington. D C. Winkle III

12.06

7:54:4

5

Harry Constance, Catonsville, Md., Dottie I.

10:57

DNS

6

Heat Winner's Speed

45.362mph

46.826 mph

 

225 Cubic Inch Hydroplanes (John Charles Thomas Trophy)
Three Heats of Five Miles Each

Driver and Boat

Time

Final Pos.

1st heat 2nd heat 3rd heat

Jack Cooper, Kansas City. Mo., Tops II

10:42

10:43

10:30:2

1

Charles F. Wheaton, Toronto, Can , Shadow II

11:06:2

10:48:3

10:33:2

2

Dr. Robert Hermann, Cincinnati, Ohio, Black Imp III

10:45:3

10:51

12:16:1

3

Chas. Schwarm, Jr., Cincinnati, O., Black Imp II

12:11:3

11:40:2

TNT

4

Charles F. Schwarm, Cincinnati, O., Miss Behave

15:41

15:44:3

DNS

5

John Glennon, Ocean City, N. J., Wild Goose

12:51

DNS

DNS

6

Dr. IL E. Wolf, Uhrichsville, O. Zatso.

TNT

DNS

DNS

7

Warner Steinbach, Maplewood, N. J , Baby Toots II

DNF

DNS

DNS

 

Francis Vintschger, Morristown, N. J , Baby Toots

DNF

DNS

DNS

 

Heat Winner's Speed

56.074 mph

55.970 mph

57.107 mph

 

 

225 Cubic Inch Hydroplanes Free For All
(American Power Boat Association Championship)
Two Heats of Five Miles Each

 

Time

Final Position

Driver and Boat

1st heat

2nd heat

Jack Cooper, Kansas City, Mo., Tops II

5:38:3

5:18:4

1

C. F. Wheaton, Toronto. Can., Shadow II

5:39

5:19:1

2

J. Glennon, Ocean City, N. J., Wild Goose

6:20:3

5:40:2

3

C. F. Ripp. Elmhurst, N. Y., Miss Daytona

6:26:3

5:59:1

4

Lou Vet, Elmhurst, N. Y., Miss Daytona II

6:44:3

6:02:4

5

C. Schwarm. Cincinnati, O., Miss Behave

6:25:3

DNF

6

G. Bradfield. Barnesville, O., Duck Bumps

DNF

DNF

 

Heat Winner's Speed

53.160 mph

56.461 mph

 

 

PRESIDENT'S CUP
Three Heats of Fifteen Miles Each

 

Time

Final Pos.

Driver and Boat

1st heat

2nd heat

3rd heat

Clell Perry, Algonac, Mich., Notre Dame

13:57

15:25:4

14:06:2

1

Theo Rossi, Turin, Italy, Alagi

14:16:2

18:10:2

13:36:4

2

Guido Cattaneo, Turin, Italy, Aradam

DNS

16:57:1

15:21

3

J. Rutherfurd, Pt. Washington, N.Y., Juno

13:47:3

DNF

DNS

4

Jos. Schaefer, Detroit, Mich., Impshi

15:57:2

DNF

DNS

5

Maude Rutherfurd, Port Washington, N.Y., Miss Palm Beach

17:06:1

DNF

DNS

6

F. G. Ericson, Detroit. Mich., Delphine IX

DNF

DNS

DNS

 

Heat Winner's Speed

65.265 mph

58.328 mph

66.128 mph

 

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