1951 Lake Tahoe Championship
Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, California, August 12, 1951


Statistics

August 12

Mile Course

Lake Tahoe

Mile Heats

Tahoe City, Calif.

Mile Race

 

No.

Entry

Owner

Race

1.

G-19

Fleur Du Lac

Henry Kaiser

 

2.

 

Fury?

Bill Stead

3.

 

Little Benny

Dick Scott

 

4.

 

Lemme Go First

Henry Kaiser

 

 

Heat One

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Fleur Du Lac

Max Collins

400

 

2.

Little Benny

Dick Scott

300

 

3.

Lemme Go First

Henry Kaiser

225

 

In a pre-race trial run Fury [?] driven by Bill Stead caught fire. Stead was able to leap from the boat uninjured. Other boats caught the burning hull and were able to extinguish the flames before it was destroyed.

[Statistics and comment from Greene, V.1]


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