U11 Shakeys Special

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Text on Button U-11 SHAKEY'S SPECIAL; Fly Navy; Shakey's Pizza
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Image of boat in yellow, white, and black in center. White text on blue background.

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INSTA-BUTTON FROM THE RICHMARK CO., 1110 E. Pine St. Seattle Wash. 98122

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The Shakey's Special was an unlimited hydroplane first raced in 1973. Tom Martin, Seattle restaurant owner and owner of the first Shakey's Pizza, was a sponsor and a driver of unlimited hydroplane speedboats. Martins's debut race in 1973 was in Shakey's Special; he was unable to finish the race, however, due to mechanical problems.


Farley, F. (2002). Tom martin remembered. Retrieved from http://thunderboats.ning.com/page/tom-martin-remembered

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