- Ted Jones (hydroplanes)
Tudor Owen ("Ted") Jones (died
January 9, 2000) was best known as an Unlimited Hydroplanedesigner and builder. One of his boats, the Slo-Mo-Shun IV, won the 1950 Gold Cup, and set a water speed record(160.323 mph) in Lake Washington, off Seattle (USA)'s Sand Point, on June 26, 1950, breaking the previous (10+ year-old) record (141.740 mph) by almost 20 mph.
Ron Jones, Sr, and grandson Ron Jones, Jrboth also had distinguished careers with Unlimited Hydroplane racing.
He was inducted in the
Motorsports Hall of Fame of Americain 2003.
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