|William Edgar John||Associated with APBA for over 40 years as owner, driver and official, Bill John spearheaded the drive |
to bring back to APBA Predicted Log Cruiser racing. Due to his untiring efforts this activity grew to national eminence.
|Paul B. Sawyer, Jr.||As an outboard driver in the 1930s, Paul Sawyer dominated the amateur ranks in four classes for years, winning |
every major trophy as well as the Intercollegiate Championship. He was the first driver of a limited class Inboard to break the 100 MPH mark. Sawyer’s acclaim in international competition brought credit to the APBA.
|Stanley S. Sayres||As owner and driver of the Slo-Mo-Shun IV, Stan Sayres brought back to the U.S. the Unlimited World Record |
(160.323 MPH, later raising it to 178.497 MPH, a longstanding World Record for propeller-driven boats). He won the Gold Cup for five consecutive years with his Slo-Mo-Shun IV and Slo-Mo-Shun V.