APBA - GOLD CUP CHALLENGE WINNERS 1969 - 2004

 

1969 Miss Budweiser Bill Sterett 98.504
1970 Miss Budweiser Dean Chenoweth 99.562
1971 Miss Madison Jim McCormick 98.043
1972 Atlas Van Lines Bill Muncey 104.277
1973 Miss Budweiser Dean Chenoweth 99.043
1974 Pay 'n Pak George Henley 104.428
1975 Pay 'n Pak George Henley 108.921
1976 Miss U.S. Tom D'Eath 100.412
1977 Atlas Van Lines Bill Muncey 111.822
1978 Atlas Van Lines Bill Muncey 100.412
1979 Atlas Van Lines Bill Muncey 100.765
1980 Miss Budweiser Dean Chenoweth 106.932
1981 Miss Budweiser Dean Chenoweth 116.387
1982 Atlas Van Lines Chip Hanauer 120.050
1983 Atlas Van Lines Chip Hanauer 118.507
1984 Atlas Van Lines Chip Hanauer 130.175
1985 Miller American Chip Hanauer 120.643
1986 Miller American Chip Hanauer 116.523
1987 Miller American Chip Hanauer 127.620
1988 Miss Circus Circus Chip Hanauer & Jim Prevost 123.756
1989 Miss Budweiser Tom D'Eath 131.209
1990 Miss Budweiser Tom D'Eath 143.176
1991 Winston Eagle Mark Tate 137.771
1992 Miss Budweiser Chip Hanauer 136.282
1993 Miss Budweiser Chip Hanauer 141.296
1994 Smokin' Joe's Mark Tate 145.532
1995 Miss Budweiser Chip Hanauer 149.160
1996 Pico/American Dream Dave Villwock 149.328
1997 Miss Budweiser Dave Villwock 129.366
1998 Miss Budweiser Dave Villwock 140.704
1999 Miss Pico Chip Hanauer 152.591
2000 Miss Budweiser Dave Villwock 139.416
2001 Miss Tubby's Subs Michael Hanson 140.519
2002 Miss Budweiser Dave Villwock 143.093
2004 Miss Budweiser Dave Villwock 220.493

 

 

The Miss Budweiser team is thought to be the most successful team in Unlimited Hydroplane racing history. The team has entered 360 races in 41 seasons, finished in the top three 234 times and finishing first 136 times. The team has won the prestigious APBA Gold Cup 14 Times The oldest motorsports trophy in history, which will celebrate its 100-year anniversary in 2004 and has captured 23 World Championships.

 

Dave Villwock is entering his 12th season of competition and eighth in the cockpit of the Miss Budweiser. Villwock claims the most victories of any Miss Budweiser driver in history.  He has won seven World Championships, had 41 career wins and holds five APBA Gold Cups.

 

 

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