Diamond Cup   Saturday april 21, 2018

Lake Sacajawea (Longview, Washington)

 

Race Format

  • Three preliminary heats of five laps each for modern and vintage classes

  • First and second connies for modern and vintage (depending on number of boats).

  • First connie winner advances to the final as a trailer. Second connie winner advances to the first connie as a trailer.

  • Second place boat in the first connie is an alternate for the final

  • Winner-take-all championship finals for modern and vintage

    Vintage class boats may use open prop

History of the Real Diamond Cup

 

Much could be writen about the Diamond Cup, but this linked article from the Spokesman Review provides the perfect historical perspective of the race:

 

Diamond Cup

 

Race History

 

Vintage Class Race Winners

 

2003 1957 Maverick. Owner/Driver: David Newton.

Location: Lake Waughop, Lakewood

2004 — 1966 My Gypsy. Owner/Driver: David Lilly.

Location: Bellevue Downtown Park, Bellevue

2005 1956 SloMoShun IV. Owner: Monte Steere. Driver: Nigel Steere.

Location: Bellevue Downtown Park, Bellevue

2006  1960 Miss Thriftway. Owner: Kerry Kjos. Driver: Jesse Robertson.

Location: Pipe Lake, Covington

2007  1969 Notre Dame. Owner/Driver: Mike Campbell.

Location: Pipe Lake, Covington

2008 — No Race

2009 — 1969 Pride of Pay ‘n Pak Hooktail. Owner/Driver: Jeff Campbell.

Location: Beaverton Valley Pond, Friday Harbor

2010 — 1960 Miss Everett. Owner/Driver: Gary Simmons.

Location: Sundstrom’s Pond, Friday Harbor

2011 — 1969 Pride of Pay ‘n Pak Outrigger. Owner: Jeff Campbell.

Driver: Mike Campbell. Location: Sundstrom’s Pond (2), Friday Harbor

2012 — No Race

2013 – 1958 Coral Reef. Owner/Driver: Craig Bradshaw.

Location: Horseshoe Lake Park, Woodland

2014 – 1962 Gale V. Owner/Driver: John Earnest.

Location: Horseshoe Lake Park, Woodland

2015 – 1971 Miss Madison. Owner/Driver: Ron Forister.

Location: Lake Sacajawea, Longview

 

Modern Class Race Winners

 

2003 — No race for modern class

2004 — 1974 Country Boy. Owner/Driver: Mike Campbell.

Location: Bellevue Downtown Park, Bellevue

2005 — 1970 Pride of Pay ‘n Pak. Owner/Driver: Jeff Campbell.

Location: Bellevue Downtown Park, Bellevue

2006 — 1970 Pride of Pay ‘n Pak. Owner/Driver: Jeff Campbell.

Location: Pipe Lake, Covington

2007 — 1994 TPlus. Owner/Driver: Nigel Steere.

Location: Pipe Lake, Covington

2008 — No Race

2009 — 1974 Country Boy. Owner: Mike Campbell. Driver: Jeff Campbell.

Location: Beaverton Valley Pond, Friday Harbor

2010 — 1982 Executone. Owner: Mike Campbell. Driver: Jeff Campbell.

Location: Sundstrom’s Pond, Friday Harbor

2011 — 1986 The Boat. Owner/Driver: Mike Campbell.

Location: Sundstrom’s Pond (2), Friday Harbor

2012 — No Race

2013 — 2012 Graham Trucking. Owner/Driver: Nelson Holmberg.

Location: Horseshoe Lake Park, Woodland

2014 — 2012 Graham Trucking. Owner/Driver: Nelson Holmberg.

Location: Horseshoe Lake Park, Woodland

2015 – 2011 Valken. Owner/Driver: Jimmejames Cusworth

Location: Lake Sacajawea, Longview

 

 

 

2015 Race Results

 

Modern Class

1. JimmeJames, 2011 Valken

2. Ron Forister, 2014 Oberto

3. Chuck Murray, 1983 Miss Houston

4. Walter Roberts, 1999 Miss Madison

 

Vintage Class

1. Ron Forister, 1971 Miss Madison

2. Walter Roberts, 1999 Miss Schweepes

3. Craig Bradshaw, 1976 Miss Madison

 

Directions to Lake Sacajawea: 

https://goo.gl/maps/lQBLW