1960 President's Cup
Potomac River, Washington, DC, September 17-18, 1960

Miss Detroit Victory Upheld

Miss Thriftway Takes Boat Heat
Boat Cup is Taken by Miss Detroit
Miss Detroit Victory Upheld
Roostertail Rhubarb Haunts Thriftway in Eastern Hydro Campaigns
President's Cup Race Ends in Protest
More Power to You
Final Results

Washington, Oct. 18 [1960] (AP) -- The Unlimited Hydroplane Racing Commission today rejected a protest over the start of the fifteen-mile final heat in the President's Cup Regatta last Sept. 18. It upheld Referee E.M. Peatross, who declared Miss Detroit, driven by Chuck Thompson, the winner on the basis of elapsed time. Bill Muncey, the driver of Miss Thriftway, had protested that all boats in the race except his had jumped the gun in the final heat.

(Reprinted from the Associated Press)

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