1951 Lake Tahoe Championship

Statistics

12-Aug 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]