1946 National Sweepstakes Regatta & Auerbach Memorial Trophy
North Shrewsbury River, Red Bank NJ, August 17-18, 1946


Statistics

National Sweepstakes, Red Bank NJ
Lombardo's Entry Speedboat Victor
Lombardo Scores a Speed-Boat Victory
Statistics

National Sweepstakes
Boat Driver Number Class First Heat Second Heat Final Heat Final points
Tempo VI Guy Lombardo, Freeport, L.I. G-13 Gold Cup 1 1 1 1200
Buckeye Baby Gibson Bradfield, Barnesville, O. / Jack Wood, Detroit [Final heat] F-3 225 2 2 2 900
Blitz II Robert A. Bogie, Brooklyn F-9 225 3 4   394
Bay Head IV C. Frank Ripp, Rockville Centre, L.I B-2 151 DNF      
Seabiscuit Al Brinkman, Jr. F-5 225 DNF      
Tops II Jack "Pops" Cooper, Kansas City F-1 225 DNS DNF    
Yellow Jacket Ray Gassner, St. Petersburg, Fla. F-18     3 3 450
Skyrocket Leston W. Cloak, New York         4  
First Heat: Time 14:23. Speed 62.5 mph.
Second heat: Time 15:51.5. Speed 56.747 mph
Final heat: Time, 13:47. Speed, 65.3 mph.
Fastest lap: Third heat, second lap, 86.6 mph

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Judge Emil Auerbach Trophy
Boat Driver Number Class First Heat Second Heat Final Heat Final Points
Aljo V Joseph Van Blerck Jr., Hewlett, L.I. F-12 225 1* 3 3 850
Malt n Hops J. Hanley, Providence R.I. F-10 225 2 4 4 638
Blitz II Robert A. Bogie, Brooklyn, NY F-9 225 3 1** 1*** 1025
Buckeye Bullet Lou Butler, Zanesville, Ohio     4     169
Chrissie V George Schrafft, Newton, Mass     5      
Yellow Jacket III Ray Gassner, St. Petersburg, Fla. / W. Reece Layton, Baltimore F-18 225   2 2 600
*Time 10:27.4. Speed 57.398 mph.
**Time 10:03.2. Speed 54.262 mph.
***Time 9:52.2. Speed 60.79 mph.

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