The Chrysler Jeep Detroit APBA Gold Cup
'01 PHOTOS BY BOB ESTABROOK
All images copyright 2001 Bob Estabrook

Race Week Out-Takes

Water Balloon Fight

Resting Between Heats

Webmaster-Brian Reed

HydroProp At Rest

 

---- SUNDAY ----
JS-712 - Just Flyin'
Aptly named.
JS-7 - Rolling Thunder
Just didn't have it this year.
JS-67 - What A Rush
Rushing home for the WIN.
U-1 - Miss Budweiser
Crew on dive boat (Tango 1) watches Miss Budweiser during her spin out in the start of the final heat.
U-10 - Miss DYC
4th in the 2001 Chrysler Jeep Detroit APBA Gold Cup.
U-6 - Oh Boy! Oberto
3rd in the 2001 Chrysler Jeep Detroit APBA Gold Cup.
U-100 - Znetix I
2nd in the 2001 Chrysler Jeep Detroit APBA Gold Cup.
U-9 - Tubby's Sub
Lighting the fire on the last lap.
U-9 - Tubby's Sub
On the home stretch for the checkered flag.

WINNER OF THE 2001 CHRYSLER
JEEP DETROIT APBA GOLD CUP!

 

---- SATURDAY ----

Bernie Little & Crew
Last minute instructions.

Miss Chrysler Jeep
Roostertail turn - Heat 4A.

Miss Budweiser
Roostertail turn - Heat 4A.

Miss DYC
Roostertail turn - Heat 4B.

Security Race Products
Unlimited Lights "Race for Taste" Heat 1B.

Sinbad's
Unlimited Lights "Race for Taste" Final Heat.

Roostertail Restaurant
Unlimited Lights "Race for Taste" Final Heat.

Beach Grill
Unlimited Lights "Race for Taste" Final Heat.

Tom's Oyster Bar
Unlimited Lights "Race for Taste" Final Heat.

CompAir & Happy Go Lucky
Unlimited Lights "Race for Taste" Final Heat.

JS-33 Red Baron
Passing the grandstands - Heat 1A.

Unidentified
In the Roostertail turn - Heat 1A.

 

---- FRIDAY ----

Master Tire
The last of the THUNDER boats.

Roy O'Brien Ford
Passing by the Detroit Yacht Club.

Too Hot 4 U
The start of  Performance Inflatable Heat 1B.

Too Hot 4 U
Leading the pack in the DYC turn and heading home for the Checkered Flag.

Tubby's Sub
In the Roostertail turn.

 

---- THURSDAY ----

Miss Chrysler - Jeep
Running good!

Miss Budweiser
Off the trailer. 

Miss Budweiser
Going in the water.

Miss Budweiser
Running good.

Miss Znetix
Coming out of the pits.

Miss Znetix
Running strong.  Keep an eye on this one.
Miss DYC
Out of the pits but can't get air born.
Miss DYC
Back to the pits to adjust the wing.
Miss DYC
Flying good.
Miss Budweiser, Miss DYC & Miss Znetix
A sample of what's coming this weekend.
JS-7
Making the Roostertail turn.
JS-7
Final Lap.

 

---- WEDNESDAY ----

The pits are filling up.

Miss DYC.

Miss Znetix.

Miss Llumar Window Film.

Survey boat setting the course.

Tow Boat 1 in the pits.

---- TUESDAY ----

Budweiser is in the pits.

Crew meeting at Sinbads.

"Mr. Racing", Bernie Little at Sinbads.

UL-23 getting a bath after her road-trip.

The "back-door" on UL-23

So this is what they mean by "unlimited?

JoJo and Steve are busy in Credentials with Course Survey Chairman, Grant Ward.

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