1912 Racing Season Summary

Statistics

1. January 1 Portland Motor Boat Club Free For All Portland, Oregon
2. June 8 Detroit Motor Boat Club Match Race Detroit, Michigan
3. June 29 Chesapeake Bay Championship Cambridge, Maryland
4. July 4 Vandervoot Trophy Buffalo, New York
5. July 4 Mississippi Valley P.B.A. 20 Foot Class Davenport, Iowa
6. July 4 Mississippi Valley P.B.A. 32 Foot Class Davenport, Iowa
7. July 5 Mississippi Valley P.B.A. 26 Foot Class Davenport, Iowa
8. July 5 Webb Trophy Davenport, Iowa
9. July 19 Atlantic City M.B.C. Match Race Atlantic City, N.J.
10. July 23 Detroit Motor Boat Club 26 Foot Class Detroit, Michigan
11. July 25 Detroit Motor Boat Club 16 Mile Race Detroit, Michigan
12. July 25 Cadillaqua Championship Detroit, Michigan
13. August 3 A.P.B.A. Gold Cup Alexandria Bay, N.Y.
14. August 3 Wildwood Yacht Club Regatta Grassy Sound, N.J.
15. August 19 Western P.B.A. 26 Foot Class Chicago, Illinois
16. August 19 Weckler Cup Chicago, Illinois
17. August 20 Wrigley Trophy Chicago, Illinois
18. August 29 Pacific Coast Championship Astoria, Oregon
19. September 4 Harmsworth Trophy New York, New York
20. September 8 International Speed Races Everett, Washington
21. September 12 Motor Boat Club of Buffalo 32 Foot Ciass Buffalo, New York
22. September 13 Chamber of Commerce Trophy Buffalo, New York
23. September 14 E.R. Thomas Trophy Buffalo, New York
24. September 18 International Trophy Yonkers, New York
25. September 21 National Carnival Free For All Yonkers, New York
26. October 5 Lower Delaware Championship Wilmington, Delaware

 

  Date Winner Driver
1. January 1 Oregon Wolf Orth Mathiot
2. June 8 Kitty Hawk II Freeman Monroe
3. June 29 Tech Jr. Coleman Dupont
4. July 4 Buffalo Courier III Ed Eagles
5. July 4 Baby Reliance II (1) John Ryan
6. July 4 Baby Reliance II (1) Stuart Blackton
7. July 5 Baby Reliance II (1) John Ryan
8. July 5 Baby Reliance III John Ryan
9. July 19 Chelsea Special Jesse Thompson
10. July 23 Kitty Hawk II Freeman Monroe
11. July 25 Neptune II Lawrence Buhl
12. July 25 Kitty Hawk II Freeman Monroe
13. August 3 P.D.Q. II Graham Miles
14. August 3 Tech Jr. Coleman Dupont
15. August 19 Baby Reliance II (2) Stuart Blackton
16. August 19 Baby Reliance II (2) Stuart Blackton
17. August 20 Baby Reliance II (2) Stuart Blackton
18. August 29 Oregon Wolf Johnny Wolff
19. September 4 Maple Leaf IV Tom Sopwith
20. September 8 Vamoose Milton Smith
21. September 12 Baby Reliance II (2) Stuart Blackton
22. September 13 Baby Reliance II (2) Stuart Blackton
23. September 14 Baby Reliance II (2) Stuart Blackton
24. September 18 Peter Pan V James Simpson
25. September 21 Peter Pan V James Simpson
26. October 5 Tech Jr Coleman Dupont

 

  Built   Boat High Points Total Team
1. (1912) A Baby Reliance II (2) 1075 1-1811
      Baby Reliance III (1) 55 2- 540
2. (1912) A Baby Reliance II (1) 746  
3. (1912) B Baby Reliance III (2) 485  
4. (1911) B Guess Not 480  
5. (1911) B Wasp 384  
6. (1912) C Maple Leaf IV 360  
7. (1911) B Mit II 288  
8. (1912) C Disturber III 245  
9. (1912) B Syracuse 192  
10. (1911) C Oregon Wolf 180  
11. (1912) A Peter Pan V 180  
12. (1911) B Wigwam II 150  
13. (1911) C EPH 140  
14. (1912) A Neptune II 130  
15. (1912) C Ankle Deep 90  
16. (1912) B Crusader III 60  
17. (1910) C Buffalo Courier III 40  
18. (1912) A Baby Reliance I 32  
19. (1912) A Tech Jr. 20  
20. (1912} B U.U. IV 20  
21. (1912) B Minnow 10  
22. (1912) B Ace III 00  
23. (1912) B Baby Reliance IV 00  
24. (1912) B Gretchen III 00  
25. (1912) C Oregon Wolf II 00  
26. (1912) A Panther Cub 00  
27. (1912) C Restless II 00  
28. (1911) B Reliance IV 00  
    A - 20 Foot Class
B - 26 Foot Class
C - 32 Foot Class

 

  Driver High Points Total
1. Stuart Blackton 717
2. James Ryan 416
3. Harry Denny 384
4. William Tousey 352
5. Tom Sopwith 330
6. Jay Smith 215
7. W. Van Nostrand 210
8. Harold Hayden 19 2
9. Johnny Wolff 180
10. John Ryan 150
11. Lawrence Buhl 130
12. Charles Binkley 130
13. Bernard Smith 120
14. Carl Fisher 120
15. James Simpson 120
16. Casimir Mankowski 120
17. C.L. Tousey 96
18. James Pugh 85
19. Ed Eagles 40
20. Coleman Dupont 20
21. Fred Ahr 20
22. H.M. Zautner 15
23. Earl Dodge 10
24. J.W. Hubbard 00
25. Orth Mathiot 00
26. T.W. Work 00

 

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]