Sport: Who Lost: Jul. 20, 1962

> Miami Sportsman Dick Bertram, whose V-hulled Moppies are among the fastest inboard pleasure craft ever built; the 240-mile Around Long Island Marathon. Hoping to add to his long string of racing successes (Moppies won the 1961 Marathon, the last three Miami-Nassau powerboat races), Bertram was shooting for a new Marathon record of 5 hr. 45 min. when one of his twin 310-h.p. MerCruiser outdrive engines failed halfway around. Eventual winner in the handicap race: August Nigel's 17-ft. outboard-powered runabout, at an average speed of 33 m.p.h. for the trip.

— Belgian Cyclist Rik Van Looy, haughty, hawk-nosed world road-racing champion; the...

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