1951 Lake Tahoe Championship


August 12 Mile Course
Lake Tahoe Mile Heats
Tahoe City, Calif. Mile Race


  No. Entry Owner Race
1 G-19 Fleur Du Lac Henry Kaiser
2 Fury? Bill Stead
3 Little Benny Dick Scott
4 Lemme Go First Henry Kaiser


  Heat One Driver Points Speed
1 Fleur Du Lac Max Collins 400
2 Little Benny Dick Scott 300
3 Lemme Go First Henry Kaiser 225


In a pre-race trial run Fury driven by Bill Stead caught fire. Stead was able to leap from the boat uninjured. Other boats caught the burning hull and were able to extinguish the flames before it was destroyed.

[Statistics and comment from Greene, V.1]