1952 Silver Cup
Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan, September 1, 1952


Statistics

bullet Boat Banter
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bullet Speed Boat Trophy Taken By Gale II
bullet Gale II Takes Silver Cup in Annual Labor Day Classic
bullet Statistics

September 1

3 Mile Course

Detroit River

12 Mile Heats

Detroit, Michigan

60 Mile Race

 

No.

Entry

Owner

Qual.

Comp. Lap

Race

1.

U-3

My Sweetie (2)

Horace Dodge

Qual.

67.198

2.

U-4

Miss Great Lakes II

Al Fallon

Qual.

80.953

3.

U-18

Thunderbolt

George Zigas

69.520

60.393

4.

U-51

Gale II

Joe Schoenith

 

77.538

5.

U-111

Such Crust III

Jack Schafer

60.211

68.255

6.

G-10

Guided Missile

Harris Mcbride

7.

G-31

Hornet-Crust

Jack Schafer

82.600

81.092

8.

CA-9

Miss Supertest

Gordon Thompson

69.673

64.240

9.

H-40

Wildcatter (2)

Burnett Bartley Jr.

   

10.

H-90

Roughnecker

Burnett Bartley

   

 

Heat One

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Hornet-Crust

Lou Fageol

400

78.001

2.

Gale II

Danny Foster

300

76.374

3.

Wildcatter

Burnett Bartley Jr.

225

51.108

4.

My Sweetie

Al D'Eath

DSQ

49.414

5.

Such Crust III

Walt Kade

DSQ

49.359

6.

Roughnecker

Burnett Bartley

169

45.679

7.

Miss Supertest

Bill Braden

DNF

8.

Miss Great Lakes II

Joe Taggart

DNF

9.

Thunderbolt

George Zigas

DNF

 

Heat Two

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Gale II

Danny Foster

400

65.094

2.

Such Crust III

Walt Kade

DSQ

52.319

3.

Roughnecker

Burnett Bartley

DSQ

44.903

4.

My Sweetie

Al D'Eath

DNF

5.

Wildcatter

Burnett Bartley Jr.

DNF

 

Heat Three

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Gale II

Danny Foster

400

68.007

2.

Such Crust III

Walt Kade

300

67.428

3.

My Sweetie

Al D'Eath

225

65.335

4.

Roughnecker

Burnett Bartley

DNF

 

 

Recapitulation

Heat 1

Heat 2

Heat 3

Heat 4

Heat 5

Total

1.

Gale II

300

400

400

CAN.

CAN.

1100

2.

Hornet-Crust

400

DNS

DNS

CAN.

CAN.

400

3.

Such Crust III

DSQ

DSQ

300

CAN.

CAN.

300

4.

My Sweetie

DSQ

DSQ

225

CAN.

CAN.

225

5.

Wildcatter

225

DNF

DNS

CAN.

CAN.

225

6.

Roughnecker

169

DSQ

DNF

CAN.

CAN.

169

7.

Miss Supertest

DNF

DNS

DNS

CAN.

CAN.

000

8.

Miss Great Lakes II

DNF

DNS

DNS

CAN.

CAN.

000

9.

Thunderbolt

DNF

DNS

DNS

CAN.

CAN.

000

Heats Four and Five were cancelled due to rough water as a result of a rain storm. Roughnecker was disqualified due to cutting a buoy. All other disqualifications were due to starting after the leader had finished the first lap of the heat.

[Statistics and comments from Greene, V.1]


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