Other offers may also be available. Farris, Baton Rouge, La. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Read more about the condition. They did not meet each other until the third preliminary heat and the crowd was set for a duel. He survived a collision with Roy Duby, piloting Miss U. The lteat was immediately stopped.

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They were the first to run a lap at miles per hour in competition in and the first to average miles per hour in a heat of the Gold Cup in Thompson won the National High Point Championships in andhands down. One standard wine bottle ml filled with red wine. Minimum monthly payments are required. The boat is owned and sponsored by Madison, Ind.

Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Brown, Ernest Dossin, and Les Staudacher are among the group.

Thompson, Chuck

For the next six years, Chuck and the mahogany cigar U were the scourge of the Unlimited class. Ranger’s wife, Yvonne, thonpson Dodge’s niece and is called “Gypsy” by her husband. Thompson advanced to the Thunderboat ranks after a distinguished career in C-Outboards. Wayfarers Club Hydroplans Miss BardahlSeattle Ron Musson For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab.


Gale’s Roostertail Slovak was installed as the driver and won the President’s Cup, the Sahara Cup and other races.

APBA Gold Cup – Hydroplane Driver Dies in Gold Cup

A former track star high jumperhe also is a rodeo chick roper and holds the brown belt in judo. Other offers may also be available.

Driven by Chuck Thompson, the boat was destroyed in a fatal accident during the race. Miss Lapeer Seller’s payment instructions Shipping Charges include all costs and not just the cost of actual postage. Referee Bill Newton said Thompson’s 7, pound boat, Smirnoff”seemed to become airborne momentarily and then smacked down hard on the water.

Chuck Thompson Remembered

But this was not to be. It was driven only six times that year and wasn’t raced again until The Belle Isle shoreline can be seen in the background.

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Savair’s Mist The decorative sculpture at the top of the trophy is missing. In the re-run of the heat, while battling with Mira Slovak and the Tahoe Miss on the run to the first turn, the Smirnoff became airborne, dipped its left sponson and crashed. Smith, Belle Chase, Thompxon.

Share Tweet Facebook Facebook. Who are the men who pilot these sup speedboats at speeds in excess of miles and hour? Officials at first cancelled the meet.

Lauterbach designed Sterett’s seven liter limited class Miss Crazy Thingholder of all seven-liter speed records, including the straightaway hyxroplane of Chuck owned and raced his own boats between andwinning three races with his popular Short Circuit and Miss Detroit boats.