Friday Morning Gold Cup


Five boats made their way out onto the Detroit River race course as testing and qualifying started for the 100th annual running of the Chrysler Jeep Superstores APBA Gold Cup. Three posted speeds: The U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto recorded the morinngs best speed at 158.001. The U-10 Dover Environmental posted a 155.633 and the Beacon Plumbing went 153.692. The U-5 also made a run in the mid 150s, but no time eas recorded as the had a N2 voilation. The U-3 Miss Chrysler Jeep made an attempt this morning, not making a full lap. Ed Cooper tells us they were working a turbo charger problem, and hope to make a run this afternooon. The vintage boats are on the water now with the next unlimited test session beginning at 1pm and lasting until 4:00pm.