1938 Racing Season Summary

Statistics

1938 Gold Cup Class
1. February 22 Washington's Birthday Regatta Palm Beach, Florida
2. March 20 Biscayne Bay Regatta Miami Beach, Fla.
3. May 1 Los Angeles Speedboat Association Elsinore, Calif.
4. July 4 Independence Day Speedboat Regatta Oakland, California
5. July 4 Evansville J.C. Regatta Evansville, Indiana
6. July 9 King Emperor's Cup Venice, Italy
7. July 10 Duce's Cup Venice, Italy
8. July 10 Lake Tahoe Championship Tahoe City, Calif.
9. July 31 Brad Kreis Trophy Cincinnati, Ohio
10. July 31 Calvert Trophy Cincinnati, Ohio
11. July 31 Ohio Motor Boat Association Trophy Cincinnati, Ohio
12. August 7 Tahoe Y.C. Free For All Championship Tahoe City, Calif.
13. August 22 National Sweepstakes Red Bank, N.J.
14. September 3 Detroit Yacht Club 725 Class Detroit, Michigan
15. September 4 Mortimer Auerbach Trophy Atlantic City, N.J.
16. September 5 Elmer H. Wene Loving Cup Ocean City, N.J.
17. September 5 A.P.B.A. Gold Cup Detroit, Michigan
18. September 25 President's Cup Washington, D.C.
19. November 5 Pacific Motorboat Trophy Newport Beach, Cal.
20. November 19 Long Beach 25 Mile Marathon Long Beach, Calif.

 

  Date Winner Driver
1. February 22 Juno Jack Rutherfurd
2. March 20 Juno Jack Rutherfurd
3. May 1 So Long (2) Lou Fageol
4. July 4 Reno III Paul Etcheberry
5. July 4 Hermes III Marion Cooper
6. July 9 Alagi Theo Rossi
7. July 10 Juno Jack Rutherfurd
8. July 10 Mercury Stan Dollar
9. July 31 Pin Brain Charles Wilkerson
10. July 31 Hermes III Marion Cooper
11. July 31 Tops II Jack Cooper
12. August 7 Hornet II Henry Kaiser Jr.
13. August 22 Juno Jack Rutherfurd
14. September 3 Warnie (2) James Anderson
15. September 4 Juno Jack Rutherfurd
16. September 5 Juno Jack Rutherfurd
17. September 5 Alagi Theo Rossi
18. September 25 Alagi Theo Rossi
19. November 6 El Torbellino II Don Stearns
20. November 19 Yankee Doodle Clay Smith

 

  Built   Boat High Points Team Pts
1. (1937)   Alagi 666  
2. (1938)   Miss Golden Gate (2) 415  
3. (1938)   Miss Canada III 270  
4. (1937) @ Hermes III 252  
5. (1938) @ Pin Brain 188  
6. (1938) @ Warnie (2) 170  
7. (1937)   El Torbellino II  140  
8. (1935) @ Auto Hi 140  
9. (1935)   Miss Cincinnati Jr. 120  
10. (1931) @ Why Worry 94 (11-94)
11. (1938)   So Long (2) 90 (10-100)
12. (1931) @ Who Cares 76  
13. (1937)   Juno 30  
14. (1936)   Gotta Go 20  
15. (1935)   So Long (1) 10  
16. (1937)   Aradam 00  
17. (1933)   Delphine IX 00  
18. (1938)   Excuse Me 00  
19. (1936)   Helen Torcher 00  
20. (1938)   My Sin 00  
21. (1938)   Notre Dame (2) 00  
22. (1938) @ Silver Streak 00  
10. Former Miss Texas

 

Driver High Points
1.   Theo Rossi 546
2.   Dan Arena 310
3. @ Marion Cooper 151
4. @ Charles Wilkerson 127
5. @ James Anderson 120
6.   Lou Fageol 85
7. @ Bill Cantrell 80
8. @ Don Campbell 70
9. @ William Mennan 61
10.   Jack Rutherfurd 60
11.   Harold Wilson 60
12.   Cam Fischer 60
13.   Don Stearns 45
14.   Roland Wood 10
15.   Art Bobrick 5
16. @ C.T. Carman 00
17.   Guido Cattaneo 00
18.   John Callahan 00
19.   Del Crawford 00
20.   Bill Horn 00
21. @ Charles Selcer 00
22.   Joe Schaefer 00
23. @ Ray Vetter 00

 

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]