Auto Races on the Mile Dirt Racetrack at the

Montgomery County Fairgrounds in

Coffeyville, Kansas

Wednesday, October 11, 1947

 

Sanctioned by National Speedways of America Incorperated of Chicago, Illinois

International Motor Contest Association (IMCA

 

  Race Promoter Al Sweeney of Chicago, Illinois

 

 

Time Trials 1 Lap

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Automobile

Time

Purse

  1

6

Walt Von Tilius

Denver, Colorado

26.91

 

  2

13

Billy Snyder

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Snyder Miller

26.92

 

  3

2

Wally Stokes

Willoughby, Ohio

Dunlop Offy

26.95

 

  4

48

Bert Hellmueller

Baltimore, Maryland

Hellmueller Curtiss special

27.85

 

  5

V8

Al Ketter

Rockford, Illinois

Powell Ford

28.05

 

  6

24

Harry King

Tampa, Florida

Shellenberger Hal

28.60

 

  7

27

Bill Anderson

Los Angeles, California

Earl D. O. Dryer 

29.32

 

  8

46

Les Adair

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

30.30

 

  9

23

Les Adair

Indianapolis, Indiana

Wiggins Hal

21.45

 

10

7

Bill Anderson

Los Angeles, California

Anderson Miller

32.75

 

11

47

Bob Sledge

Houston, Texas

Miller special

32.98

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race 5 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Automobile

Time

Purse

1

2

Wally Stokes

Willoughby, Ohio

Dunlop Offy

2:29.35

$25

2

6

Walt Von Tilius

Denver, Colorado

 

 

  15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race 5 Laps

 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Automobile

Time

Purse

 

1

13

Billy Snyder

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Snyder Miller

2:35.40

$25

 

2

48

Bert Hellmueller

Baltimore, Maryland

Hellmueller Curtiss special

 

  15

 

3

24

Harry King

Tampa, Florida

Shellenberger Hal

 

  10

 

4

46

Les Adair

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Heat Race 5 Laps

 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Automobile

Time

Purse

 

1

V8

Al Ketter

Rockford, Illinois

Powell Ford

2:37.00

$25

 

2

46

Les Adair

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

 

  15

 

3

24

Harry King

Tampa, Florida

Shellenberger Hal

 

  10

 

4

7

Bill Anderson

Los Angeles, California

Anderson Miller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Match Race 2 Laps

 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Automobile

Time

Purse

 

1

6

Walt Von Tilius

Denver, Colorado

 

56.65

$25

 

2

2

Wally Stokes

Willoughby, Ohio

Dunlop Offy

 

  15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Pursuit

 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Automobile

Time

Purse

 

1

48

Bert Hellmueller

Baltimore, Maryland

Hellmueller Curtiss special

 

$25

 

2

24

Harry King

Tampa, Florida

Shellenberger Hal

 

  15

 

3

V8

Al Ketter

Rockford, Illinois

Powell Ford

 

  10

 

4

47

Bob Sledge

Houston, Texas

Miller special

 

    5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feature 10 Laps

 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Automobile

Time

Purse

 

1

2

Wally Stokes

Willoughby, Ohio

Dunlop Offy

4:58.00

$50

 

2

13

Billy Snyder

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Snyder Miller

 

  25

 

3

24

Harry King

Tampa, Florida

Shellenberger Hal

 

  15

 

4

48

Bert Hellmueller

Baltimore, Maryland

Hellmueller Curtiss special

 

  10

 

5

V8

Al Ketter

Rockford, Illinois

Powell Ford

 

  5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bert Hellmueller

Bob Stolze collection

Wally Stokes

Don Radbruch collection

Bill Anderson

Don Radbruch collection

Al Ketter

Don Radbruch collection