1951 Detroit Memorial [1st Running]


July 7-8 3 Mile Course
Detroit River 15 Mile Heats
Detroit, Michigan 45 Mile Race


  No. Entry Owner Comp. Lap Race
1 U-50 Gale I Joe Schoenith
2 U-51 Gale II Joe Schoenith
3 U-99 Miss Pepsi (2) Walter Dossin
4 G-31 Hornet Horace Dodge
5 G-98 Gold'n Crust Jack Schafer
6 G-99 Such Crust I Jack Schafer


  Heat One Driver Points Speed
1 Miss Pepsi Chuck Thompson
2 Gale II Dan Arena
3 Hornet Bill Cantrell
4 Such Crust I Danny Foster
5 Gold'n Crust Roy Duby
6 Gale I Gene Arena


The race was first scheduled for July 7 and was postponed to July 8 due to rough water. The next day things were no better and the regatta was rescheduled for September 1.

[Statistics and comments from Greene, V.1]