Sport: Albany to New York

New York farmers last week paused in their ploughing to gaze with mild Dutchess County curses at monstrosities going past them on the country roads: small, flat-bottomed motorboats, inverted and strapped onto trucks. At Albany the trucks stopped and the boats slid into the Hudson River, where their owners began the frantic, jittery tinkering with valves, spark plugs and magnetos which annually precedes the Grand Prix of U. S. outboard motorboat racing, the race from Albany to New York. In Europe, where out-boarding, like auto-racing, is a fashionable pastime, a field of...

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