1952 Imperial Gold Cup
Ohio River, New Martinsville, WV, September 27-28, 1952


Statistics

bullet Dee-Jay Captures Speed-Boat Trophy
bullet Lauterbach Wins Imperial Gold Cup
bullet Last Weekend in September Regatta
bullet Statistics

September 28

2 Mile Course

Ohio River

10 Mile Heats

New Martinsville, W.Va.

20 Mile Race

 

No.

Entry

Owner

Race

1.

U-4

Miss Great Lakes II

Al Fallon

 

2.

U-99

Miss Pepsi (2)

Walter Dossin

 

3.

G-66

Dee Jay V

Daniel Murphy

 

 

Heat One

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Dee Jay V

Norm Lauterbach

400

68.912

2.

Miss Pepsi

Chuck Thompson

DNF

 
 

Heat Two

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Dee Jay V

Norm Lauterbach

DNF

 

 

Recapitulation

Heat 1

Heat 2

Total

1.

Dee Jay V

400

DNF

400

2.

Miss Pepsi

DNF

DNS

000

On the day before the race Miss Great Lakes II threw a prop in making a mile trial and caused considerable damage to her hull although she made a speed of 126 m.p.h. As a result she had to withdraw from the race. Two 7 Litres ran their race at the same time as the Unlimiteds with Mercury defeating her only, competitor Roughnecker 700 points to 000.

[Statistics and comments from Greene, V.1]


Hydroplane History Home Page
This page was last revised Thursday, April 01, 2010 .
Your comments and suggestions are appreciated. Email us at wildturnip@gmail.com
Leslie Field, 2007