Odgen Standard Examiner Monday, June 9 1952
THE OGDEN (UTAH) STANDARD-EXAM1NER 11 v ' 3IONDAY EVENING, JUNE 9, 1952 Three Thousand at Annual Boat Regatta; Two Tossed Out of Boats s e Pocatello. went O A 4 0 3 0 4 1 2 2 . l f 4 0 1 n p p e r . e 4 1 7 1 4 0 0 2 P a u ^ e n . c t 4 1 2 1 r s . l h 3 2 3 3 r . p 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 7 2 7 1 7 n f l t h . V i l o n s , M i l n e . . Bowers. G.ireia. B;irone. 2B~Va!- R B I -- V a l e n t i n e . Lee, D P - M i l n e , T u c k e r G a r c i a and Â«. S" -W S, Fcldn-.nn e r R. SO -- Fcld- i n n e r 3. HBP-- T--2:00. A--2147. e r . By CHARLES KREHER About 3000 spectators, sunning themselves under cloudless cloudless skies along the shores of Pine View lake yesterday watched George Walton, Salt Lake speedboat pilot, capture three first places in his outboard "Oily-Hell," at the jaycee-sponsorcd speedboat regatta. The events went off w i t h o u t a* ~ ~ hitch with only a couple of out- i t r n u b l p in , t h c choppy water ^vith , , . , , , . , i Â· , ., ! her "Rca George, but finished board puotv bctng dumped into the j sccom , in t h e B ' stock hydrop j ane water. Mo one was hurt in t h e : evcnt 3 ' nf | copped the Frank and spills but. parts of one motor were J Roy trophy. lost in one upset. L. 0. Turner of Provo, holder of Roaring like speedway racing thc 225 inboard hydro speed record record of 94 miles an hour, was referee. referee. He said thc race program well handled by thc Ogdcn junior chamber of commerce, although running times of the boats were not too good, as far as speed goes. Events were sanctioned by the cars, t h e two inboards raced neck- and-ncck a r o u n d -Hie oval course with Foreman's "My Troubles." w i n n i n g the first heat by nbout a foot, ami Aoki's "Miss Salt Lake." t a k i n g the second heat by almost a boat IcnrUh. The boats clipped off more t h a n 70 miles an hour i American Power Boat Summary: Racing hydroplane, George Walton, Walton, first; Lew Brown, second; Herb DC Wccse, third: B stock hydro, Wayne Brown, first; Mary s'ainuelson, second; Ivan Hudspcth, t h i r d : C service r u n a b o on the straightaways. In the B stock r u n a b o u t event D a v e . Pcrccll in his cream and brown craft had an easy t i m e over a nir.e boat field in the first heat. In the second half of tho event. Henry Fournicr d r i v i n g "Sad Sack," got in iront on thc f i r s t ; Thomson, first: Roy Knudsen, turn nnd u-as soing away, when he : ond: LaMar Little, third, cut inside ;i Buoy and had to t u r n F and C racing runabout arour.d and go back for it. T h i s : b i n e d ) . Cam Harmon, first: put Pcrccll in the lead again ;iml! Knurisen. second; Herb De he won handily to take thc Nadine ! third: B stock runabout. Dave trophy. cell, first; LaVere Brown, second; Ray" Knudsen of Provo, was in Hsjry Fournier, third: C service front and making a race of the | hydro, Dick Thomson, first; first heat of t h c ' C service hydro ' W a l t n n , second; event but he t u r n e d over on t h e ] t h i r d , far turn and lost out to LaMar I) stnck hydro. George Walton. Little. Dick Thomson won the second second heat and thc race. Mary Samuolson, only woman driver'entered in (he regatta, had Walt Dansic. second; Dick Thomson, third; local inboard runabout runabout (unsanctioncdi. William Sullivan, Sullivan, first, Grant Wood, second.