1974 Desert Thunderboat Classic
Lake Pleasant, Phoenix AZ, September 15, 1974


Statistics

Miss Budweiser Roars to Win
Statistics

September 15 Desert Thunderboat Classic 2 Mile Course 30 Miles
  No. Entry Rep. Driver Qual. Comp. Lap Race
1. U-1 Pay 'n Pak (4) Dave Heerensperger George Henley Qual. 115.385 95.516
2. U-4 Kirby Classic Bob Murphy Bill Wurster Qual. 92.308
3. U-12 Miss Budweiser (7) Bernie Little Howie Benns Qual. 109.091 105.273
4. U-22 Sunny Jim (2) Pete LaRock Tom Martin Qual. 91.837
5. U-29 Lincoln Thrift II Bob Fendler Ron Armstrong Qual.
6. U-55 Lincoln Thrift (2) Bob Fendler Mickey Remund Qual. 102.564
7. U-71 Atlas Van Lines (5) Joe Schoenith Bill Muncey Qual. 110.769 106.341
8. U-74 Valu Mart (4) Les Rosenberg Bill Schumacher Qual. 109.756 104.915
9. U-76 Miss Technicolor Jack Higgins Ron Larsen Qual. 98.093
10. U-80 Super Cinders II Bob Patterson Roger D'Eath Qual. 80.899
11. U-81 Red Man (2) Jim McCormick Jerry Bangs Qual. 97.035

    Heat 1 Heat 2 Heat 3 Total
1. Miss Budweiser A 400 107.103 A 225 102.366 F 400 106.475 1025
2. Atlas Van Lines B 300 104.475 C 400 108.140 F 300 106.471 1000
3. Miss Technicolor C 400 92.736 #B 400 90.840 F 169 93.658 969
4. Pay 'n Pak B 400 **106.365 A 400 109.057 F 127 77.912 927
5. Valu Mart A 300 106.607 A 300 105.285 F 225 102.928 825
6. Sunny Jim C 300 88.365 C 300 90.105 600
7. Kirby Classic B 225 88.670 #B 300 81.848 525
8. Lincoln Thrift A 225 100.167 B DNF 225
9. Red Man A 169 87.379 #B DSQ 91.878 169
10. Super Cinders II B DNS C DNF 000
(Short Course - All speeds 2 M.P.H. fast approx.)
** Another source lists the winning speed of this heat as 117.835 m.p.h., "the fastest of the day". This is open to question. óLF

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