1949 Ford Memorial

Statistics

July 4 2½ Mile Course
Detroit River 15 Mile Heats
Detroit, Michigan 45 Mile Race

 

  No. Entry Owner Comp. Lap Race
1. U-1 Such Crust I Jack Schafer 79.079
2. U-3 My Sweetie Ed Gregory
3. U-9 Astraea II Cameron Peck
4. U-10 Delphine X Horace Dodge
5. U-99 Miss Pepsi Walter Dossin 68.688
6. G-7 Helvin Vince Turner
7. G-25 Skip-A-Long Stan Dollar 73.573
8. H-22 MISS-ter-E II* Gerald Warren

* This name needs confirmation; other sources list the boat as MISS-ter-E.

  Heat One Driver Points Speed
1. Skip-A-Long Stan Dollar 400 70.492
2. Miss Pepsi Chuck Thompson 300 66.985
3. MISS-ter-E II Gerald Warren 225 #48.227
4. Such Crust I Dan Arena DNF
  Heat Two Driver Points Speed
1. Such Crust I Dan Arena 400 74.020
2. Skip-A-Long Stan Dollar 300 73.767
3. Miss Pepsi Chuck Thompson 225 68.533
4. Helvin Bill Drexel DNF
  Heat Three Driver Points Speed
1. Such Crust I Dan Arena 400 77.472
2. Skip-A-Long Stan Dollar 300 76.736
3. Miss Pepsi Chuck Thompson 225 70.641

# Short Heat

  Recapitulation Heat 1 Heat 2 Cum. Heat 3 Total
1. Skip-A-Long 400 300 700 300 1000
2. Such Crust I DNF 400 400 400 800
3. Miss Pepsi 300 225 525 225 750
4. MISS-ter-E II 225 DNS 225 DNS 225
5. Helvin DNS DNF 000 DNS 000

 

Lap - Such Crust I 79.079

(A number of boats who had made their entry in the regatta were discouraged from competing due to water conditions roughly equivalent to the 1948 Gold Cup.)

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]