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


Set Speed-Boat Record
Such Crust Qualifies for Gold Cup Race at 93.34 m.p.h.

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, August 2, [1951] (AP) — The flame-red speed boat Such Crust set a new Gold Cup race qualifying record of 93.34 miles an hour on Lake Washington today.

The old standard of 92.402 was made in 1949 in Detroit by Wild Bill Cantrell in My Sweetie. Cantrell is here driving Horace Dodge’s Hornet.

Two other boats, the Hurricane IV of Los Angeles and the Quicksilver of Portland, Ore., qualified before Danny Foster brought up Such Crust, owned by Jack Schafer of Detroit.

(Reprinted from the Associated Press, August 2, 1951)


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