1958 Detroit Memorial

Gale Blows Race — Thriftway Wins

Willard Rhodes unexpectedly entered Miss Thriftway in the Detroit Memorial Trophy Race, June 14. Driver Bill Muncey, nursing a sick engine around the course, brought the Seattle boat home a winner. Driver Lee Schoenith made a costly mistake when he jumped the gun with his Gale VI in the final heat; Muncey limped home ahead behind him. The Detroit boat had to take an extra lap.

(Reprinted from Sea and Pacific Motor Boat, August 1958, p. 53-N)

1 U-60 Miss Thriftway (2)
2 U-56 Gale VI (1)
3 CA-2 Miss Supertest II
4 U-54 Wildroot Charlie
5 U-2 Miss U.S. 1 (2)
6 U-66 Short Circuit (2)
DNF U-55 Gale V (3)
DNQ U-70 Such Crust III (2)
DNQ U-100 Bill-Der