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Bill Edward "Hot Chauffeur" Muncey, Jr
Original name: William Muncey
Birth: Nov. 12, 1928
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1981, Mexico

Unlimited Hydroplane Driver. He was one of the most successful and dominant drivers in the history of unlimited hydroplanes. During his career, he won eight Gold Cups, four World Championships and seven National High Point Championships spanning 25 years of racing. Between 1956 and 1981, he recorded 62 total career victories and was regarded as the superstar of the sport. He gained notoriety during the 1958 Seattle Gold Cup race on Lake Washington when he lost control of his boat, ramming and sinking a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter. Named national driver of the year seven times by the National Power Boat Association (APBA), he was killed driving the Atlas Van Lines in a blow over accident at the World Championship Regatta in Acapulco, Mexico. Considered the greatest hydroplane racer in power boat history, he was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2004. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
Burial:
Glen Abbey Memorial Park
Bonita
San Diego County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Nov 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9738922
Bill Edward Hot Chauffeur Muncey, Jr
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Bill Edward Hot Chauffeur Muncey, Jr
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Bill Edward Hot Chauffeur Muncey, Jr
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
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Thanks for the many exciting races I watched through the years in Seattle.
- A fan from Seattle
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014

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 Added: Aug. 19, 2013

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 Added: Mar. 31, 2013
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