We are proud to introduce our history page! Here we will try to educate our visitors into the history of the sport; we will attempt to interview figures from the sport so that we will be as accurate and precise with the stories and legends of the sport.

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Closed Course Speed Record Holders 
Five Miles in Competition
Crackerbox Racing Runabout Class
Date Site Name(s) Boat Engine/Hull Speed (MPH)
10/08/49 Salton Sea, CA R. Phillips, Jr. Dragon-B-Hind Ford/Wickens 60.484
08/06/55 Seattle, WA Bob Patterson Hot Cinders Dodge/Patterson 68.002
08/26/61 San Diego, CA Robert A. Patterson 80-P Hot Cinders Chevrolet/Patterson 72.874
10/25/64 San Diego, CA LeRoy Penhall 80-P Hot Cinders Chevrolet/Patterson 73.952
10/30/66 San Diego, CA Phil Shipley 66-P Mr Magoo Chevrolet/Patterson 77.653
10/10/71 San Diego, CA Danny Mang 33-P Tummy Gummer Chevrolet/Patterson 78.534
07/30/72 Seattle, WA Carl Thornhill 24-P Cracker Jack Chevrolet/C & D 79.964
05/28/78 Seattle, WA Marvin A. Benson Commotion Chevrolet/Benson 82.645

Straightaway Speed Record Holders
One Mile or One Kilometer
Crackerbox Racing Runabout Class
Date Site Name(s) Boat Engine/Hull Speed (MPH)
11/10/49 Salton Sea, CA Glenn Miller Little Stinker 68.562
11/09/51 Salton Sea, CA Ed Brown Bouncy Barb Chevrolet/Wickens 72.054
11/08/54 Salton Sea, CA Carl Maginn Hot Ice Dodge/Wickens 75.386
xx/xx/55 Seattle, WA Carl Maginn Hot Ice Dodge/Wickens 80+
10/24/55 Salton Sea, CA Carl Maginn Hot Ice Dodge/Wickens 83.307
10/23/56 New Martinsville Paul Pierce No Go Dodge/Pierce 84.215
11/25/61 Parker, AZ Donald Preston Shagg DeSoto/Westhaven 90.191
05/06/67 Parker, AZ Dick Maxwell 76-P The Broker Ford/Patterson 91.300
11/25/67 Parker, AZ Fulkerson & Brand (O)
Fred Miller (D)
88-P Orangoutang Chevrolet/Patterson 92.114
11/29/68 Parker, AZ Thomas Patterson 44-P Sparkler Chevrolet/Patterson 95.170 
11/23/73 Parker, AZ Jeff Clune Zzap Ford/Patterson 99.866
02/19/79 Waterford, CA Mike Leach (O)
Dennis Mayer (D)
Short Fuse Chevrolet/Patterson 101.749

Mile Record
Kilometer Record