Lake Washington, Seattle WA, August 4, 1951
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Can They Beat "Slo-mo-shun IV"?
Are the Big-name Racing Boats Challenging with Revised Hulls?
Just Two Boats Qualify
Set Speed-boat Record
100 mph Record for Dossins' Craft
Miss Pepsi Chief Threat in Gold Cup
"Slo-Mo V" Roars to Gold Cup's Fastest Win
Slo-mo-shun V Wins Gold Cup At Seattle
Pilot and Mechanic Killed As Gold Cup Race Boat Sinks
Cup Racer Called a "Runaway" Boat
Gold Cup Rules Changed
Safety Committee Named
Death at Seattle
Quicksilver (from This is Hydroplaning)
VIDEO: Quicksilver Newsreel
VIDEO: Hydroplanes Unlimited! In the Gold Cup Classic
Black & white newsreel footage of the race, including the Quicksilver accident.
1 minute 6 seconds