1969 Seafair Trophy Race
Hydro Czar Raps One-Day Trials
J. Lee Schoenith, chairman of the Unlimited Racing Commission, is unhappy with the sponsors of the Seafair Centennial Trophy Race.
"This running for a big prize on one day is ridiculous," Schoenith said, referring to yesterday's speed trials which carried a $2,500 purse.
"Most races spread their qualifying out over three days," Schoenith said. "And they put up about $500 each day.
(Reprinted from The Seattle Times August 2, 1969)
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