1953 Detroit Memorial
Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan, July 4, 1953


Statistics

bullet Speed Boats Begin Trials Wednesday
bullet Detroit Memorial to be Test for Big Boats
bullet Foster Sweeps 3 Heats
bullet Detroit Memorial
bullet Statistics

July 4

3 Mile Course

Detroit River

15 Mile Heats

Detroit, Michigan

45 Mile Race

 

 

No.

Entry

Owner

Comp. Lap

Qual.

Race

1.

U-4

Miss Great Lakes II

Al Fallon

94.987

81.@@@

85.407

2.

U-5

Such Crust V

Jack Schafer

 

75.@@@

83.184

3.

U-51

Gale II

Joe Schoenith

   

81.@@@

4.

G-22

Such Crust III (2)

Jack Schafer

   

71.170

 

 

Heat One

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Miss Great Lakes II

Danny Foster

400

90.163

2.

Such Crust V

Bill Cantrell

300

87.204

3.

Gale II

Lee Schoenith

225

T.N.T.

4.

Such Crust III

Chuck Thompson

DNF

 
 

Heat Two

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Miss Great Lakes II

Danny Foster

400

85.262

2.

Such Crust V

Bill Cantrell

300

81.407

3.

Such Crust II

Chuck Thompson

DNF

 

4.

Gale II

Lee Schoenith

DNF

 
 

Heat Three

Driver

Points

Speed

1.

Miss Great Lakes II

Danny Foster

400

81.247

2.

Such Crust V

Bill Cantrell

300

81.203

 

 

Recapitulation

Heat 1

Heat 2

Cum.

Heat 3

Total

1.

Miss Great Lakes II

400

400

800

400

1200

2.

Such Crust V

300

300

600

300

900

3.

Gale II

225

DNF

225

DNS

225

4.

Such Crust III

DNF

DNF

000

DNS

000

The Maple Leaf Trophy and the Ford Memorial were run together in 1953. The time of Gale II was not taken in the first heat due to engine trouble in her final lap of the heat.

[Stats and comments from Greene, V.1]


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