1952 Coast Guard Gold Cup
Carnelian Bay, Lake Tahoe, California, August 17, 1952


Statistics

bullet Kaiser Sees Plot on Life in Sabotage of His Boats
bullet Statistics

August 17

Mile Course

Lake Tahoe

Mile Heat

Tahoe City, Calif.

Mile Race

 

No.

Entry

Owner

Race

1.

2-G

Hurricane IV

Morlan Visel

2.

G-8

Short Snorter

Stan Dollar

 

3.

G-19

Fleur Du Lac

Henry Kaiser

4.

U-20

Hot Metal

Henry Kaiser

5.

 

Stardust

Henry Kaiser

 

6.

 

Lemme Go First

Henry Kaiser

 

 

Heat One

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Short Snorter

Stan Dollar

400

 

2.

Stardust

George Besotes

300

 

3.

Lemme Go First

Max Collins

225

 

Hurricane IV apparently was only at the race to make a mile trial which she did at 139 m.p.h. using a propeller from the Slo-mo-shun IV. However she was about 40 m.p.h. slower than the Slo-mo. Henry Kaiser's Gold Cup boats were sabotaged prior to the start and therefore declined to race.

[Statistics and comment from Greene, V,1]


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