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1983 American Speedy Printing (Red, Yellow, White)

1983 American Speedy Printing (Red, Yellow, White)

Owner/Driver: Mike Cathey

Hometown: Lake Forest Park, WA

Yearly Boat Points Finishes

2022: 1500 points, 30th of 43 boats

2021: 1294 points, 35th of 55 boats

2020: Not held due to COVID-19 pandemic

2019: 1717 points, 31st of 59 boats

2018: 750 points, T-44th of 58 boats

2017: 1769 points, 34th of 63 boats

2016: 1000 points, 39th of 57 boats

2015: 394 points, 50th of 55 boats

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Hull #8255

One of the most-sponsored hulls in history, the U-40 American Speedy Printing was born in 1982 as the U-8 Executone. It raced two races as the Executone with George Johnson at the wheel. Then for the northwest races, it raced as the U-55 Oh Boy! Oberto with Scott Pierce driving.

In 1983, Fred Leland took over the cockpit and the boat was returned to its familiar blue and white scheme. Leland drove the boat for the first six races of the season, then it became the U-100 KISW / Miss Rock andfinally the U-40 Miss Houston.

The boat finished ninth in national high points during the 1983 season, with a best finish of fifth at the Atlas Van Lines Cup in Romulus, New York.

1983 American Speedy Printing (Red, Yellow, White)

Photo by Larry Wilson in Detroit

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