APBA Gold Cup in Detroit for 23rd straight year

9 Jul

The H1 Unlimited circuit moves to the Detroit River for the Gold Cup this weekend.

Dave Villwock in the Spirit of Qatar 96 won the Madison, Ind. race on Sunday with Oh Boy! Oberto (Steve David) finishing second.

This will be the 23rd straight year the Gold Cup has been held in Detroit.

MOST CONSECUTIVE YEARS HOSTING THE GOLD CUP

23 – Detroit (1990-2012)

5 – Seattle (1951-1955)

3 – Detroit (1948-1950)

3 – Seattle (1957-1959)

2 – Detroit (1963-1964)

2 – San Diego (1969-1970)

-streaks since 1946

WINNERS OF THE GOLD CUP AT NON-DETROIT SITES

Last time the city held the race and winner

1989 – San Diego – Miss Budweiser

1988 – Evansville, Ind. – Miss Circus Circus

1987 – Madison, Ind. – Miss Budweiser

1985 – Seattle – Miller American

1984 – Tri-Cities – Atlas Van Lines

1978 – Owensboro, Ky. – Atlas Van Lines

1961 – Reno – Miss Century 21

1960 – Las Vegas – Cancelled

1947 – New York – Miss Peps V

 

 

 

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