1963 APBA Gold Cup
Detroit River, Detroit MI, July 7, 1963


Gold Cup Heat Results

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Gold Cup Heat Results

Statistics

HEAT 1A: 1 Miss Thriftway, Billl Muncey, Seattle, 102.428 miles an hour; 2 Tahoe Miss, Chuck Thompson, Reno, 101.199; 3 Miss Exide, Mira Slovak, Seattle, 89.532; 4 $ Bill, Norm Evans, Lompoc, Calif., 87.634; 5 St. Regis, Jim Fyle, Washington, D.C., 84.097; Miss U.S. I, Roy Duby, Detroit, out on first lap when driver thrown from cockpit.

HEAT 1B: 1 Miss Bardahl, Ron Musson, Seattle, 104.936; 2 Gale V, Bill Cantrell, Detroit, 102.622; 3 Notre Dame, Col. Warner Gardner, Detroit, 96.913; 4 Blue Chip, Walt Kade, Detroit, 95.509; 5 Tempo, Bob Schroeder, St. Petersburg, Fla., 93.007; Miss U.S. 5, Don Wilson, Detroit, out while leading in first lap with broken sponson,

HEAT 2A: 1 Miss Bardahl, 109.489; 2 Tahoe Miss, 101.427; 3 Notre Dame, 96.739; 4 St. Regis, 92.056; 5 Miss Thriftway, 66.290.

HEAT 2B: 1 Gale V, 99.815; 2 Tempo, 95,575; 3 Miss Exide, 90.756. Blue Chip out on third lap with engine trouble. $ Bill disqualified for hitting a buoy.

HEAT 3A: 1 Miss Bardahl 105.469; 2 Notre Dame 96.325; 3 Tempo 94.077. Miss U.S. I out on second lap. $ Bill and Blue Chip did not start.

HEAT 3B: 1 Tahoe Miss 104.814; 2 Gale V 103.250; 3 Miss Exide 100.373. 4 Miss Thriftway 99.631. St. Regis quit on fourth lap with engine trouble.

FINAL HEAT: 1 Gale V, 105.551; 2 Miss Bardahl, 100.953, 3 Tahoe Miss, 99.199; 4 Miss Exide, 96.774; 5 Miss Thriftway, 95.205; 6 Notre Dame, 92.087.


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