1960 Detroit Memorial

Miss Thriftway Wins Detroit Race

Bill Muncey drove the Seattle hydroplane Miss Thriftway to a decisive victory in the 14th annual Detroit Memorial powerboat race. Muncey amassed 1200 total points and turned in the fastest time, 101.095 mph.

1 U-60 Miss Thriftway (3)
2 CA-1 Miss Supertest II
3 U-2 Miss U.S. 1 (2)
4 U-79 Nitrogen
5 U-792 Nitrogen Too
6 U-13001 KOLroy I
7 U-99 Miss Detroit (3)
8 U-18 Thunderbolt (2)
DNF U-40 Miss Bardahl (2)
DNF U-55 Gale V (3)
DNC U-188 Miss Buffalo
DNQ U-81 Yeller Jacket
DNQ U-56 Gale VI (2)
DNQ U-70 Such Crust III (2)


(Reprinted from Sea and Pacific Motor Boat, August 1960, p. 73)