1984 Lite/C.L.E.A.R. World Championship


The Squire Shop, with Mickey Remund driving, topped the second day of qualifications for Sunday’s $200,000 World Championship unlimited hydroplane race at Houston.

Remund covered the 2½-mile Clear Lake course at a speed of 128.187 mph. Second was Atlas Van Lines, driven by Chip Hanauer, at 127.678.

Miss Tosti Asti, driven by Steve Reynolds, led Thursday’s opening time trials with an average of 126.564. Miss Budweiser, which already has clinched the national championship, was second at 118.017 mph, with Jim Kropfeld driving.

Sunday’s event is the last of the 10-race season, which began at Miami June 10.

(Reprinted from the Louisville Courier-Journal, October 6, 1984)