1907 Anthony Drexel Cup

Anthony Drexel Cup

TROUVILLE, FRANCE--The handsome cup offered three years ago by Anthony Drexel to the motorboat attaining the highest speed in the run of three miles off Trouville each Summer was won on July 27 by the Lorraine, owned by Vedrine, president of the Chambre Syndicate des Canots Automobiles, steered by Raymond Lestonnat. The cup presented by Gaston Menier for the racing boat covering the three sea miles in the fastest time fell to the Panhard-Tellier, owned and steered by Alphone Tellier. The time of the Menier cup winner was 8 m. 47 s.; the time of the Drexel cup winner was 13 m. 16 s.

(Transcribed from The Motor Boat, 10 Aug. 1907, p. 26.)

[Thanks to Greg Calkins for help in preparing this page. --LF]