1951 Red Bank Gold Cup
Navesink River, Red Bank NJ, August 11-12, 1951


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August 11-12

2 Mile Course

Navesink River

10 Mile Heats

Red Bank, New Jersey

20 Mile Race

 

No.

Entry

Owner

Race

1.

F-36

You All

Bob Rowland

 

2.

G-13

Tempo VI

Guy Lombardo

 

3.

F-77

Barracuda

Lou Butler

 

4.

F-57

Sunshine Baby II

Ray Gassner

 

5.

U-50

Gale I

Joe Schoenith

6.

F-97

Virginia Gentleman

Jimmy Broadus

7.

A-202

Why Not

Earl Jarret

 

Heat 1

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Tempo VI

Guy Lombardo

400

82.396

2.

You All

Bob Rowland

300

 

3.

Barracuda

Lou Butler

225

 

4.

Gale I

Al D'Eath

169

 

5.

Sunshine Baby II

Ray Gassner

127

 

6.

Why Not

Earl Jarret

DNF

 

Heat 2

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

You All

Bob Rowland

400

75.726

2.

Sunshine Baby II

Ray Gassner

300

 

3.

Barracuda

Lou Butler

225

 

4.

Tempo VI

Joe Van Blerck

169

 

5.

Virginia Gentleman

Jimmy Broadus

127

 

6.

Gale I

Al D'Eath

DNF

 

Recapitulation

Heat 1

Heat 2

Total

1.

You All

300

400

700

2.

Tempo VI

400

169

569

3.

Barracuda

225

225

450

4.

Sunshine Baby II

127

300

427

5.

Gale I

169

DNF

169

6.

Virginia Gentleman

DNS

127

127

7.

Why Not

DNF

DNS

000

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]

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Final Heat (10 miles)
1 You-All Bob Rowland
2 Sunshine Baby II Ray Gassner
3 Barracuda Lou Butler, Zanesville, Ohio
4 Tempo VI Joe Van Blerck, Freeport, L.I.
5 Virginia Gentleman Jimmy Broaddus, Fredricksburg, Va.

Time -- 7:55.4; Speed -- 75.726 mph

Gale I, Albert D'Eath, DNF

Final Placing
1 You-All Bob Rowland 700 points
2 Tempo VI Guy Lombardo & Joe Van Blerck 569
3 Barracuda Lou Butler 450
4 Sunshine Baby II Ray Gassner 427

(Reprinted from the New York Times August 13, 1951)

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[Note: Jim Sharkey's Hydro's Who's Who 1946-2000 lists only Tempo VI in first and Gale in fourth. This is incorrect, reflecting only the finishing positions of the unlimiteds in Saturday's first heat. —LF]


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