Motorcycle Races

Cowley County Fairgrounds

Winfield, Kansas

Saturday  –  October 16, 1909

  

The program consisted of automobile races, motorcycles races, and bicycle races.

 

 

 

Results of the Motorcycle races:

 

 

 

Match Race – Automobile vs. Motorcycle – 4 Laps

Place

Driver

Hometown

Car Owner

Hometown

Make

Time

1

Dan Randall

Wichita, KS

Dan Randall

Wichita, KS

Indian

5:00.00

2

Carl Thorp

Winfield, KS

Carl Thorp

Winfield, KS

REO

 

 

 

 

Free-for-All – 6 Laps

Place

Rider

Hometown

Make

Time

1

Ray Hockaday

Wichita, KS

5:01.00

2

Ray Weishaar

Wichita, KS

 

3

Claud Andrews

Wichita, KS

 

 

4

Dan Randall

Wichita, KS

Indian

 

5

Pete Hickerson

Winfield, KS

 

 

 

 

 

Novelty Race – 6 Laps

Place

Rider

Hometown

Make

Time

1

Ray Hockaday

Wichita, KS

 

7:00.60

2

Frank Drury

Winfield, KS

Thor

 

 

 

 

The Slow Race – 1 Lap 

Place

Rider

Hometown

Make

Time

1

Frank Drury

Winfield, KS

Thor

7:12.00

2

Ray Hockaday

Wichita, KS

 

 

 

 

 

Twin Cylinder Race – 10 Laps 

Place

Rider

Hometown

Make

Time

1

Ray Weishaar

Wichita, KS

 

7:54.00

2

Dan Randall

Wichita, KS

Indian

 

3 – tie

Claud Andrews

Wichita, KS

 

 

3 – tie

Ray Hockaday

Wichita, KS

 

 

Andrews’ motorcycle suffered a blown tire on the back straightaway on the fifth lap.  The accident caused both Andrews and Hockaday to fall with Hockaday suffering a leg injury.  

 

 

 

Open to riders from Winfield and Arkansas City, Kansas only – 6 – laps 

 

Place

Rider

Hometown

Time

 

1

Pete Hickerson

Winfield, KS

4:55.40

 

2

_____  Patterson

Arkansas City, KS

 

 

3

J. W. Kidd

Arkansas City, KS

 

 

  

 

 

Free-for-All – 4 laps

Place

Rider

Hometown

Make

Time

1

Dan Randall

Wichita, KS

Indian

2:55.00

2

Ray Weishaar

Wichita, KS

 

 

3

Claud Andrews

Wichita, KS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Race Officials

Judge – John Parman of Arkansas City, Kansas

Judge – Wilmer H. Billings of Arkansas City, Kansas

Time Keeper – W. N. Harris of Arkansas City, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

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