Stock Car Races on the Mile Dirt Racetrack at the

Montgomery County Fairgrounds in

Coffeyville, Kansas

Friday, July 10, 1953

 

Sanctioned by Southeast Kansas Racing Club

  Promoted by George Radell & Truman Stoker of Pittsburg, Kansas doing business as the Coffeyville Racing Association

Starter / flagman Lloyd Peak of Girard, Kansas

Adult admission $1.00

Attendance 2,000+

 

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 4 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

33

Ray Clark

Pittsburg, Kansas

Stuart Blackett

Cherokee, Kansas

1933 Plymouth 5-window coupe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

10

Truman Stoker

Pittsburg, Kansas

Truman Stoker

Pittsburg, Kansas

1934 Ford 5-window coupe

2

21JR

Joe Youvan

Franklin, Kansas

Pete Battitori

Franklin, Kansas

Block / White 5-window Ford coupe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobikle

1

33

Ray Clark

Pittsburg, Kansas

Stuart Blackett

Cherokee, Kansas

1933 Plymouth 5-window coupe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consolation Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

88

Harold Thompson

Carthage, Missouri

Earl Goodman

Carthage, Missouri

Pink 1933 Plymouth 5-window coupe

DNF

4

Bob Baker

Pittsburg, Kansas

 

 

 

Baker crashed through the fence in the south curve.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feature 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

33

Ray Clark

Pittsburg, Kansas

Stuart Blackett

Cherokee, Kansas

1933 Plymouth 5-window coupe

DNF

95

C. K. Little

Pittsburg, Kansas

1937 Cadillac LaSalle

DNF

Little 5

Lucius Bailey

Coffeyville, Kansas

Bill Hamlin

Joplin, Missouri

White / Blue 3-window coupe

Little and Bailey crashed on the back straightaway and both cars rolled but neither driver was injured.

 

 

 

 

 

Joe Youvan

Ryan Rector collection

Ray Clark

Tim Belk collection

Harold Thompson

Ryan Rector collection

 

 

 

 

 Truman Stoker

Harley Wettstein collection