Tom D'Eath

Tom D’Eath was an American hydroplane and racecar driver.

Career summary

Tom D'Eath (pronounced deeth) won three American Power Boat Association Gold Cups and three the Prince Edward Canadian Gold Cups. He remains the only three-time winner of both. He has also won National Championships in virtually every other class of hydroplane racing. D'Eath also competed on land, by driving in the USAC Formula Vees from 1977 to 1981 and midget cars from 1982 through his retirement from racing in 1991.

In 1994 Tom became the first Chairman of the Vintage and Historic Division of APBA.

Awards

*He was inducted in the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2000. [ [http://www.mshf.com/index.htm?/hof/death_tom.htm Tom D'Eath] at the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America]

References

External links

* [http://www.apba-racing.com/index.html APBA Official website]
* [http://www.vintagehydroplanes.com/ APBA Vintage Official website]


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