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1957 HS Inductees

Charles P. "Chap" HanleyChap Hanley’s association with power boat racing dates back to the organization of the Mississippi Valley Power Boat Association, which formulated many of the rules currently used by APBA.  As an outstanding driver of many of the country’s fastest hydroplanes and as an active official,  his knowledge of the sport was invaluable to APBA.
Fred HorenburgerSince the early days of powerboat racing, Fred Horenburger gave unsparingly of his time and effort to develop the sport. He was active in setting up the Predicted Log system for Cruiser racing and was closely associated with powerboat events as a timer.


Jack MaypoleSon of an early outstanding U.S. Outboard driver, Jack Maypole has been a prominent name in outboard racing since the 1930s.  He gave notice of his capabilities as a driver by winning the George H. Townsend Medal in 1932. 
Since then he competed in Outboard regattas throughout the U.S. and figured prominently in the record books, having held countless class records for both five-mile competition and mile straightaway.