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[[news clipping]] The Amateur Flyer AVIATION COUNTRY CLUBS REVIEW [[line]] Will Join Oceans In Association's 1932 Land Cruising Race [[line]] LAWRENCE TROPHY, WON THIS YEAR BY ALLAN EUSTIS, AGAIN IN COMPETITION. [[line]] Flying from the Atlantic and Pacific coasts to Cleveland, the 1932 Amateur Air Pilots Association Handicap Race will establish the annual landplane cruising race on a national basis comparable to that of the British King's Cup Race. Measured course handicaps and allowances will equalize conditions for contestants in either section of the race. Rendezvous of all planes will be at Akron, Ohio, and the flight to the Races will be made together. A number of this year's contestants have already signified their intention of entering next year's race. The Charles Lanier Lawrence Trophy, a 36-inch bronze figure of Victory, will again be offered in competition and there is some hope that other important trophies will be added. [/newspaper clipping]] [[newspaper clipping]] THE AMATEUR FLYER OCTOBER 1931 The first running of this race took place on September 4th, the contestants leaving Hicksville, L.I., N.Y., for the National Air Races making stops at four control points, Albany, Syracuse, Buffalo and Akron. The winner, Allan Eustis, scored a 98 per cent efficiency mark. Second place was won by Robert Buck flying a Pitcairn. Third, Mrs. B. Allison Gillies in a Waco. The other nine pilots finished in the following order: Miss Messamine Goddard in a Monocoupe; John LaSell, Stearman; James Eblin, Fairchild; A.W. Swett, Aeromarine; Lawrence Turnure, Stearman; [[pencil underlined]] Miss M. Davis [/pencil underlined]], Great Lakes; Miss Laura Morgan, Bird; Granville B. Smith, Avian; D. Vernon Shaw-Kennedy, Bird [/newspaper clipping]] [[newspaper photo: Man standing next to a tall trophy]] [[caption: The Amateur Air Pilot Race Trophy and its donor, Mr. Charles L. Lawrance]] [[race time card]] [[preprinted]] PILOT ^[[Davis PLANE ^[[Great Lakes]] NO.5 [[6 column format]] CONTROL POINT | TIME | TIMER | ELAPSED TIME | PAR | SCORE LV. A.C.C. | 10:40 | Ward | 1.57 | 1.42 | 15 AR ALBANY | 12:37 | Beresford | | 1:35 | LV ALBANY | 1:33 | Beresford | 1:41 | | AR SYRACUSE | 5 2:14:06 | [?] | | 1.35 | LV SYRACUSE | 4:20 3:20 | "[[ditto for ?]] | | AR BUFFALO | 5.49 | Starr | | 1.34 | LV BUFFALO | 10:40 | Starr | | | AR AKRON | 12:26 | || | | LV AKRON | || || || | AV CLEVELAND | || || || | [/preprinted]]
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