1940 Racing Season Summary

Statistics

Gold Cup Class
1. July 6 Governor's Trophy (New Jersey) Hopatcong, New Jersey
2. July 7 Lake Tahoe Championship Tahoe City, California
3. August 17 APBA Gold Cup Northport, Long Island
4. August 18 Evansville J.C. Regatta Evansville, Indiana
5. August 25 National Sweepstakes Red Bank, New Jersey
6. September 15 Brad Kreis Trophy Cincinnati, Ohio
7. September 15 Ohio Valley M..B.A. 725 Class Cincinnati, Ohio
8. September 29 President's Cup Washington, D.C.
9. September 29 American Speedboat Championship Washington, D.C.
10. November 10 Pacific Motorboat Trophy Newport Beach, Calif.

 

  Date Winner Driver
1. July 6 Voodoo John Olmstead
2. July 7 Baby Skip-A-Long Stan Dollar
3. August 17 Hotsy Totsy III Sidney Allen
4 . August 18 Mercury Marion Cooper
5. August 25 Tops III Jack Cooper
6 . September 15 Why Worry (2) Bill Cantrell
7. September 15 Why Worry (2) Bill Cantrell
8 . September 29 Notre Dame Dan Arena
9 . September 29 My Sin Jack Cooper
10. November 10 So Long (3) Lou Fageol

 

  Built   Boat High Points  
1. (1940)   Notre Dame (3) 675
2. (1939)   Grey Goose III 540
3. (1925)   Miss Syndicate 540
4 . (1936)   Hotsy Totsy III 540
5. (1938)   My Sin 225
6 . (1939) 8 Mercury 195
7. (1939) 8 Why Worry (2) 155
8. (1939)   So Long (3) 150
9. (1937)   El Torbellino II 90
10. (1937) <§> Hermes III 20
11. (1939) § King Staten 15
12. (1939) § Hermes IV 00
13. (1925)   Miss Palm Springs 00
14. (1940)   Tinker Toy 00
13. Former Helen Torcher

 

    Driver High Points
1.   Dan Arena 405
2.   Eddie Hudson 360
3.   Sidney Allen 330
4.   Hugh Gingras 270
5.   Zalmon Simmons 165
6.   Lou Fageol 120
7. §. Bill Cantrell 100
8. 8. Marion Cooper 75
9 .   Don Stearns 60
10 . George Davis 20
11. 8 Joe Brown 10
12.   Jack Cooper 00
13.   Dick Williamson 00
14.   Gar Wood Jr. 00

 

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]