1951 Indiana Governor's Cup
Ohio River, Madison, Indiana, October 14, 1951


Statistics

October 14

3 Mile Course

Ohio River

15 Mile Heat

Madison, Indiana

15 Mile Race

 

No.

Entry

Owner

1.

U-51

Gale II

Joe Schoenith

2.

G-88

It's A Wonder

George Davis

3.

F-15

Hornet

Marion Cooper

4.

N-33

Miss Delhi Hills

Don Campbell

5.

Y-49

Ugh

Don Smith

 

Heat One

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Hornet

Marion Cooper

400

T.N.T.

2.

Miss Delhi Hills

Don Campbell

300

T.N.T.

3.

It's A Wonder

George Davis

225

T.N.T.

4.

Ugh

Don Smith

169

T.N.T.

5.

Gale II

Lee Schoenith

DNF

The first Indiana Governor's Cup was described by the Madison Courier was reduced to a mere exhibition. Unlike the other classes at the regatta no times were taken. Gale II made wide turns and paced the smaller boats around the course until going dead in the water. Thus it is probable that the race should be regarded as an exhibition rather than a real race. It is included since it was the first in a long line of races and was scheduled as an Unlimited race.

[Statistics and comment from Greene, V.1]


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