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Pittsburgh PA:  The Steel Cup Race was won by Wild Bill Contrell driving the Such Crust IV owned by Detroit bakery executive Jack Schafer - 1952.  The Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce's 3rd annual "Welcome Week" included events unknown in other parts of America, such as a rivet-throwing contest, an aerial treasure hunt with dozens of planes and normally a race between two of the great puffin stern wheels, one representing the United States Steel Company and the other its rival, Jones and Laughlin Steel Company.