1951 APBA Gold Cup
Lake Washington, Seattle WA, August 4, 1951


Just Two Boats Qualify

bullet The 1951 Gold Cup Remembered
bullet Sayres Readies Boat for Defense of Gold Cup in Seattle Race
bullet Nation's Top Racers to Invade Seattle
bullet New Slo-Mo-Shun May Be Ready For August Races
bullet Can They Beat "Slo-Mo-Shun IV"?
bullet Are the Big-name Racing Boats Challenging with Revised Hulls?
bullet Just Two Boats Qualify
bullet Set Speed-boat Record
bullet 100 mph Record for Dossins' Craft
bullet Miss Pepsi Chief Threat in Gold Cup
bullet "Slo-Mo V" Roars to Gold Cup's Fastest Win
bullet Slo-Mo-Shun V Wins Gold Cup At Seattle
bullet Pilot and Mechanic Killed As Gold Cup Race Boat Sinks
bullet Cup Racer Called a "Runaway" Boat
bullet Gold Cup Rules Changed
bullet Safety Committee Named
bullet Death at Seattle
bullet Quicksilver (from This is Hydroplaning)
bullet Statistics

Seattle — (AP) — The champ and her new sister are still the only speedboats to qualify for Saturday’s Gold Cup race.

Slo-Mo-Shun IV, the defending champion, and Slo-Mo-Shun V, recently completed, are the two qualifiers.

Of the other nine entries, one of them — the Gale II of Detroit — was drying out today from a ducking she took Wednesday at 80 miles an hour.

(Reprinted from the Associated Press, August 1, 1951)


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