1968 UIM World Championship
Lake Washington, Seattle, Washington, August 4, 1968


1968 Unlimited Hydroplane Roster

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History of Thrills, Spills

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Gardner, Eagle Electric Miss Speed Record by Tick

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Muncey Qualifies Miss U. S. High on Ladder

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1968 Unlimited Hydroplane Roster

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A Persistent Game

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Miss U.S. Fastest Entry in 1B

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Bardahl, Eagle Electric in Same Heat

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Hydro Ladder

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Hydroplane Handicap

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Regatta Rules

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Time the Hydroplanes

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Bill Muncey Wins Hydro Title

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Muncey Luck Changes for Better

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Consistency Paid Off

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Feverish Battle Waged Backstage in the Pits

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Gardner Pushes Electric to Near-Record 120.267

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ĎMomís Going to be Upsetí But Wracked-Up Regas Wonít Retire

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Muncey, Simon Celebrate Miss U.S. Victory

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Patriotic Parable

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Steady-Running U.S. Hydro Champ

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Miss U.S. Wins World Championship Hydro Race

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It's Diamonds For Miss Bardahl

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Statistics

 

No.

Name

Owner

Driver

Power

Weight

U-1

Miss Bardahl

Ole Bardahl

Billy Schumacher

Rolls-Royce

6,900

U-2

Miss U.S.

George Simon

Bill Muncey

Rolls-Merlin

6,500

U-3

Harrah's Club

Bill Harrah

Jim McCormick

Rolls-Griffon

7,800

U-7

Notre Dame

Shirley McDonald

Jack Regas

Rolls-Merlin

6,700

U-8

Parco's O-Ring Miss

Pierce-Noyes

Fred Alter

Rolls-Merlin

6,000

U-10

Savair's Mist

Mike Wolfbauer

Walter Kade

Allison

6,000

U-12

Miss Budweiser

Bernie Little

Bill Sterett

Rolls-Merlin

7,200

U-15

My Gypsy

Jim Ranger

Tucker Fults

Allison

6,600

U-25

Miss Eagle Electric

Dave Heerensperger

Warner Gardner

Rolls-Merlin

5,635

U-35

Atlas Van Lines

Bob Fendler

Bob Miller

Rolls-Merlin

7,400

U-44

Gale's Roostertail

Lee Schoenith

Jerry Schoenith

Allison

7,000

U-80

Smirnoff

Lee Schoenith

Dean Chenoweth

Rolls-Merlin

8,000

(Reprinted from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 4, 1968)


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