Old Stock Car Racing Photographs
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Eldon Burkholder after finishing third in his 1940 Mercury in the first ever I.M.C.A. sanctioned late model stock car race ever run which was at Topeka, Kansas on Memorial Day, 1949 – Ann Hunter collection

 

 

Bill Robinson drove this Packard late model in a strictly stock car race at the municipal airport at Great Bend, Kansas in 1949 - Bob Larson collection

 

 

 

 

Willard Bodkins, Winfield, Kansas - c1952 - Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Miller, left, and Dick Walker with a car that Dick drove for Don Hartman.  All three men were from Arkansas City, Kansas - c1956 - Gary Virden collection

 

 

 

 

 

Late model strictly stock cars on a one mile airport oval (2 airstrips connected by dirt turns), Great Bend, Kansas – 1949 - J. R Cox collection

 

 

 

 

 

 Cars lined up for the start of the late model strictly stock car feature at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kansas on Labor Day, 1952.  Jim Roper won this race in an Oldsmobile “88”.  J. R. "Bob" Cox placed second in the black 1947 Ford #14 pictured here on the outside of the second row - J. R Cox collection

 

 

 

#43 Will Forrest, left, starting beside his nephew, #10 Bill Mears, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas - 1955 – Jim Edwards photo from the Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

#4 Bob Eichor in Joe Collins' Ford coupe, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas – 1951 - Jim Edwards photo from the Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

Bud Webster in a Ford coupe he owned.  The “8 Ball” car in the back ground was owned by Lawrence Brooks, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas - c1952 - Jim Edwards photo from the Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

Victor Walker with a Ford coupe he drove for Bud Webster, "77" Speedway, Arkansas City, Kansas - c1955 - Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

#17 Don Fortey, #4 Joe Collilns, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas - c1950 - Jim Edwards photo from the Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Abplanalp posing with a car owned and driven by Bud Webster, Winfield, Kansas - c1950 - Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

One of the first cars that Will Forrest drove for Joe Collins, Winfield, Kansas - c1950 - Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

Claude Ash drove this 1937 Ford sedan owned by Joe Collins, Winfield, Kansas - c1950 - Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

The seat was broken and Claude Ash was holding on to the roof to help keep himself in the seat.  Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas - c1950 – Jim Edwards photo from the Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

#606 Norman Rush, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas - c1950 – Jim Edwards photo from the Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

Will Forrest, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas - c1950 – Jim Edwards photo from the Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

#10 Bill Mears, #32 Bob Arrington, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas - c1952 - Bill Collins collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loyd Franklin, of Abilene, Kansas winning a race at Clay Center, Kansas - c1950 - Paul Flynn collection

 

 

 

 

 

Maurice Flynn is shown here winning a 75-lap feature in a 1934 Ford Crown Victoria that belonged to his brother, Paul, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas - 1952 – Jim Edwards photo from the Paul Flynn collection

 

 

 

 

 

#32 Charlie Towner is shown leading at left in Howard Phillips’ Model “A” Ford, Solomon, Kansas - 1950 - Paul Flynn collection

 

 

 

 

 

#32 Charlie Towner is shown here in Howard Phillips' Model "A" Ford, Solomon, Kansas - 1950 - Paul Flynn collection

 

 

 

 

 

#83 Bud Fuller driving a Dodge sedan, #9 Bill Flynn, Solomon, Kansas - c1950 - Paul Flynn collection

 

 

 

 

 

#32 Charlie Towner in Howard Phillips’ Model "A" Ford followed by #83 Bud Fuller in his Dodge sedan, Solomon, Kansas - c1950 - Paul Flynn collection

 

 

 

 

 

One of several cars owned by K. O. Christian, "81" Speedway, Wichita, Kansas - c1958 - Perry Luther collection

 

 

 

 

 

Wichita, Kansas - c1959 - Perry Luther collection

 

 

 

 

 

#4A Forrest Coleman in a Ford coupe owned by Ernie McCoy, “81” Speedway, Wichita, Kansas – 1959 – Kenny Greteman photo from the Mike McCoy collection

 

 

 

 

 

#28 Wes Cattrell, #32 K. O. Christian, "81" Speedway, Wichita, Kansas - c1958 - Perry Luther collection

 

 

 

 

 

Leo Leaf of Hutchinson, Kansas with stock car he owned that was driven by Jack Griffith, Wichita, Kansas - 1956 - Perry Luther collection

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Mears with car he drove for John Goertz, Newton, Kansas - 1955 - Jayhawk Speedway program in the Perry Luther collection

 

 

 

 

 

Charlie Hiner of Wichita, Kansas at left, with Ford coupe he drove for Allen Carter of Arkansas City, Kansas at right, after winning the B feature at Taft Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in October of 1957 - Charlie Hiner collection

 

 

 

 

 

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