1951 Season Summary

Statistics

  Date Event Location
1 June 2 Steel Cup Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 June 30 Maple Leaf Trophy Windsor, Ontario
  July 7-8 Detroit Memorial [1st running - cancelled] Detroit Michigan
3 August 4 Cambridge Gold Cup Cambridge, Maryland
4 August 4 A.P.B.A. Gold Cup Seattle, Washington
5 August 5 Calvert Trophy Louisville, Kentucky
6 August 12 Seafair Trophy Seattle, Washington
7 August 12 National Sweepstakes Red Bank, New Jersey
8 August 12 Red Bank Gold Cup Red Bank, New Jersey
9 August 12 Lake Tahoe Championship Tahoe City, California
  August 18-19 ?? Buffalo, New York
10 September 1 Detroit Memorial [2nd running] Detroit, Michigan
11 September 3 O.J. Mulford Silver Cup Detroit, Michigan
11A. September 9 Harwood Trophy Race New York City
12 September 23 President's Cup Washington, D.C.
13 September 23 American Speedboat Championship Washington, D.C.
14 September 30 Imperial Gold Cup New Martinsville, West Virginia
15 October 14 Indiana Governor's Cup Madison, Indiana

 

  Date Winner Driver
1 02-Jun Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson
2 30-Jun Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson
3 04-Aug Betty V Vince Swing
4 04-Aug Slo-mo-shun V Lou Fageol
5 05-Aug You All Bob Rowland
6 11-Aug Slo-mo-shun V Ted Jones
7 12-Aug Tempo VI Guy Lombardo
8 12-Aug You All Bob Rowland
9 12-Aug Fleur Du Lac Max Collins
10 01-Sep Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson
11 03-Sep Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson
11A 09-Sep Davy Jones Jack Kraemer
12 23-Sep Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson
13 23-Sep Gale II Lee Schoenith
14 30-Sep My Sweetie (2) Bill Cantrell
15 14-Oct Hornet Marion Cooper

 

  Winner Crew Chief Designer Builder Engine
6/2 Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson John Hacker Les Staudacher Allisons
6/30 Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson John Hacker Les Staudacher Allisons
7/7 [Postponed]
8/4 Slo-mo-shun V Elmer Linenschmidt Ted Jones Ted Jones Allison
8/11 Slo-mo-shun V Elmer Linenschmidt Ted Jones Ted Jones Allison
8/12 Tempo VI Amp Orth Arno Apel Ventnor Allison
8/12 You All Bob Rowland H. Lauterbach Henry Lauterbach
9/1 Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson John Hacker Les Staudacher Allisons
9/3 Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson John Hacker Les Staudacher Allisons
9/23 Miss Pepsi (2) Chuck Thompson John Hacker Les Staudacher Allisons
9/30 My Sweetie (2) Ed Mackenzie John Hacker Les Staudacher Allisons

 

  Driver High Points
1 Chuck Thompson 666
2 Lee Schoenith 537
3 Lou Fageol 520
4 Ted Jones 410
5 Bill Cantrell 384
6 Danny Foster 258
7 Walt Kade 219
8 Morlan Visel 150
9 Stan Dollar 120
10 Orth Mathiot 120
11 Roy Duby 120
12 Horace Dodge 90
13 Al D'Eath 66
14 Guy Lombardo 60
15 George Davis 35
16 Lyle Ritchie 30
17 Joe Van Blerck 20
18 Andy Marcy 0
19 Max Collins 0
20 Bob Dawson 0
21 Roland Flanagan 0

 

  Built Boat High Points Team Points
1 1950 Miss Pepsi (2) 1035
2 1951 Gale II 954
3 1951 Hornet (3) 795
    Why Worry (4) (15-00)
4 1951 Slo-mo-shun V 600
5 1950 Slo-mo-shun IV 450
6 1949 Delphine X 438
7 1948 Hurricane IV 360 -8
8 1948 My Sweetie (1) 240 (7-390)
9 1948 Such Crust 201
10 1951 Quicksilver 180
11 1951 My Sweetie (2) 150
12 1949 Gold'n Crust 135 -11
13 1940 Gale I 112 -12
14 1938 Tempo VI 80 -13
15 1939 It's A Wonder 35 -14
16 1951 Guided Missile 0
17 1950 Dee Jay V 0
18 1948 Fleur Du Lac 0
19 1950 My Darling 0
20 1951 Chesapeake Cat 0
21 1938 Fury 0

 

[Statistics from Greene, V.1, except for Harwood Trophy]