1969 Seafair Trophy Race
Lake Washington, Seattle, Washington, August 3, 1969

Miss Budweiser Wins Seafair

bullet Atlas Starts Seafair Tests With 'POW!'
bullet Miss Budweiser Turns Lap at 117.674 m.p.h.
bullet Wanderer Flips; Driver Hospitalized
bullet Hydro Czar Raps One Day Trials
bullet Hydros vs. Yanks
bullet Chenoweth Could Take Title With Win in Today's Race
bullet Hydro Fans Due for 'Sneak Preview' Today
bullet Kasper 'Pitched' Into Hospital
bullet Bud Wins Grabs National Point Lead
bullet Sterett, Once Retired, Now Title-Bound
bullet Winner by 3 Miles
bullet Miss Budweiser Wins Seafair
bullet Fred Farley Remembers The Wanderer
bullet Statistics
It was an uncontested win for Bill Sterett and Miss Budweiser Aug. 3 in the Seafair Centennial unlimited hydroplane race at Seattle. Sterett won both preliminary heats and marked up a 105.468 mph average speed in the final heat for 1200 total points. Second place went to Jim McCormick and Atlas Van Lines, Bill Muncey and Miss U.S. placed third.

(Reprinted from Sea and Pacific Motor Boat, September, 1969, p.28)


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