1931 Racing Season Summary

Statistics

Gold Cup Class
1. July 11 * Delaware Gold Cup Torresdale, Penn.
2. August 16   APBA Gold Cup Montauk, L.I.
3. August 18   Adirondak Free For All Saranac Lake, N.Y.
4. August 22   Red Bank Gold Cup Red Bank, N.J.
5. August 23   National Sweepstakes Red Bank, N.J.
6. August 29   Lake George Championship Lake George, N.Y.
7. September 7   Ocean City Yacht Club Ocean City, N.J.
8. September 19   President’s Cup Washington, D.C.

 

  Date   Winner Driver
1. July 11 * Miss Philadelphia (2) William Freitag
2. August 16   Hotsy Totsy Vic Kliesrath
3. August 18   El Lagarto George Reis
4. August 22   El Lagarto George Reis
5. August 23   El Lagarto George Reis
6 . August 29   El Lagarto George Reis
7. September 7   Wings Walter Haines
8. September 19   El Lagarto George Reis

 

  Built Boat High Points
1. (1926) Hotsy Totsy
2. (1930) Californian
3. (1931) Miss Philadelphia (2)
4. (1931) Louisa
5. (1922) El Lagarto
6. (1930) Scotty Too
7. (1930) Red Banker
8 . (1925) Delphine IV
9. (1924) Miss Columbia
10 . (1925) Arctic Tern II
11. (1931) Miss Syndicate III
5 . Former Miss Mary
8 . Former Solar Plexus
10 . Former Miss Tampa, Miss Philadelphia

 

  Driver High Points  
1. Vic Kliesrath 675
2. William Freitag 615
3. Richard Loynes 480
4. George Reis 390
5. Bob Purdy 225
6. Sam Dunsford 210
7. John Wanamaker 150
8. Joe Banfield 90
9. Bill Horn 75
10. Ted Hall 60
11. D.W. Pugh 15
12. Bennett Hill 00
13. A.D. Pugh 00

 

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Unlimiteds-Single Engine Class
1. July 5 Webb Trophy Beaumont, Texas
2. August 23 National Sweepstakes Red Bank, N.J.
3. September 5 Governor Larson Gold Cup Margate, New Jersey
4. September 6 Sommers Point Regatta Sommers Pt., N.J.
5. September 7 Ocean City Yacht Club Ocean City, N.J.
6. September 8 Harmsworth Trophy (B.I.T.) Detroit, Michigan
7. September 19 Potomac Grand Free For All Washington, D.C.

 

  Date Winner Driver
1. July 5 Miss Texas J.E. Sellman
2. August 23 El Lagarto George Reis
3. September 5 Wings Walter Haines
4. September 6 Buskee William Buskee
5. September 7 Wings Walter Haines
6. September 8 Miss America VIII George Wood
7. September 19 Pep III John Bramble

 

  Built   Boat High Points
1. (1929) # Miss America VIII 225
2. (1930) # Miss England II 150
3. (1930) # Miss America IX 75
4. 1926) # Miss America V 000
5. (1931)   Buskee 000
6. (1921)   Pep III 000
7. (1930)   Miss Cincinnati III 000
8. (1930)   Miss Red Bank 000
6. Former Miss Chicago  

 

  Driver High Points  
1. George Wood 120
2. Kaye Don 90
3. Gar Wood 60
4. Frank Miller 00
5. John Bramble 00
6. William Buskee 00
7. Pierre Proal 00

 

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]