Outboard 1/4 Mile Drag Records
(click on the link in the year column to see photos and info on the boat)
Year
Speed
Driver/Owner
Hull-Mfg-Name-Type
Motor-Mfg-Size-Type
Class of Record
1959
68.07
Jack Ward
Power Cat 14c Catamaran
2xMerc Mk58a's
Top Outboard
1960
69.17
Ray Leger
Power Cat 16c Catamaran "Nice Kitty"
2xMerc 700's
Top Outboard
1961
74.83
Ray Leger
Power Cat 16c  Catamaran "Nice Kitty"
2xMerc 700's
Top Outboard
1962
91.09
Chuck Mersereau
Power Cat 17h  Hydro
2xMerc 1000's
Top Outboard
1962
74.62
Gary Ferguson
"Twister"  Galecraft Hydro
1xMcCulloch 630
Single Engine Gas Hydro
1963
95.03
Chuck Mersereau
Power Cat 17h Hydro
2xMerc 1000's
Top Outboard
1963
84.66
Gary Ferguson
"Twister I" "Fantasy" Hydro
1xMcCulloch 630
Single Engine Gas Hydro
1964
94.45
Ken Baker/Ron Jones
Jones Hydro "The Quite One"
1xMerc 1000
Single Engine Gas Hydro
1965
101.92
Ken Baker/Ron Jones
Jones Hydro "The Quite One"
1xMerc 1000
Single Engine Gas Hydro
1966
97.86
Skip Talbot
Westbrook Hydro "Yo-Yo" 2xMerc 1000's
Dual Engine Fuel Hydro
1966
106.24
Skip Talbot
Jones Hydro "Valkyrie" 2xMerc 1000's
Dual Engine Gas Hydro
1966
86.63
Skip Talbot
"Thunderbucket"
1xMerc 1000
Single Engine Fuel Flatbottom
1966
85.33
Skip Talbot
"Thunderbucket"
1xMerc 1000
Single Engine Gas Flatbottom
1967
98.04
Bruce Redman
"Halfbreed II"

Single Engine Fuel Hydro
1967
101.08
Gary Ferguson
"Twister II" Carlson Challenger custom
2xChrysler 105's
Dual Engine Gas Hydro
1967
117.26
Skip Talbot
Jones Hydro "Valkyrie" 2xMerc 1000's Dual Engine Gas Hydro
1967
118.80
Skip Talbot
Jones Hydro "Valkyrie"
2xMerc 1000's Dual Engine Fuel Hydro
1967
81.78
Kent Carmichael
"Spraymaker"

Dual Engine Gas Flatbottom
1970
103.50
Jack Oxley
"Digger" Modified Carlson
2xChrysler 105's
Dual Engine Gas Production Ski Boat
1971
127.11
Gary Ferguson/Jack Oxley
Jones "Drag'n'Fly" Hydro 2xChrysler 135's
Dual Engine Fuel Hydro
1972
127.84
Gary Ferguson/Jack Oxley
Jones "Drag'n'Fly" Hydro 2xChrysler 135's
Dual Engine Gas Hydro
1972
109.24
Molly Ballou
Jones "Molly Bee"
2xMerc 99ci
Dual Engine Gas Hydro (Women's)
1973
104.65
Bob Piper
Jones Hydro 1xMerc 99ci
Single Engine Fuel Hydro
1984
126.00
Larry Boyd
Jones Hydro
1xMerc 2.4
Unlimited Outboard
1984
128.38
Blake Justice
"Lickity Split"
1xMerc 2.4
Unlimited Outboard
1985
133.92
Barron Cooley/Don Stegall
Hydro  "The Toy"
1xMerc 2.4
Unlimited Outboard
1988

Barron Cooley/Don Stegall
fiberglass Hydro "The Sting"
1xMerc 2.4
Unlimited Outboard
1989

Jay Fisher
Hydro "Miss Lori" ( 7.95 et )
1xOMC v6
Unlimited Outboard
1990
139.92
Tom Kunzeman
"Stroh's Express" ( 7.47 et ) fiberglass Hydro
1xMerc 2.5
Unlimited Outboard (IHBA)
1992
136.36
Tom Kunzeman
"Stroh's Express" ( 7.56 et ) fiberglass Hydro
1xMerc 2.5
Unlimited Outboard (IHBA)






1994
148.30
Chris Domino
Pugh Hydro "Risky Business" ( 7.85 et )
1xMerc 2.5
Unlimited Outboard (SDBA)






2001
156.26
Jon Wright
Pugh Hydro "Tinker Toy"
1xMerc 2.5 on nitros
Unlimited Outboard
2003
133.98
Marty Logan
Quartermaster Tunnel "Qship" (8.25 et)
1xMerc 2.5
Unlimited Outboard (ODBA)

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