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

 

  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

 

(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.)

# Short Heat

 

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]