Stock Car Races on the Mile Dirt Racetrack at the

Montgomery County Fairgrounds in

Coffeyville, Kansas

Friday, September 11, 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

Public address announcer Bill Bowser of Coffeyville, Kansas

Adult admission $1.00

 

 

 

This photo was taken at Coffeyville in 1953 and shows Bill Eslick at right with an arm load of trophies.  The two men behind Eslick were probably race promoters George Radell and Truman Stoker of Pittsburg, Kansas but it is unknown which was which.  If you can identify these men or the two people stand at left, or if you know the date of this photo, please contact Bob Lawrence at: sprintguy @ cox.net Rick Eslick collection

 

 

 

First Heat 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

99

Squirt Bartholomew

Coffeyville, Kansas

Jim Keith

Coffeyville, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

33

Ray Clark

Pittsburg, Kansas

Stuart Blackett

Coffeyville, Kansas

1933 Plymouth 5-window coupe

2

Sweet 16

Vaughn Curry

Carthage, Missouri

Frank Sewell

Joplin, Missouri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consolation 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

Bud McKee

Tulsa, Oklahoma

2

88

Harold Thompson

Carthage, Missouri

Earl Goodman

Carthage, Missouri

Pink 1933 Plymouth 5-window coupe

DNF

Don Joseph

Coffeyville, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 4 Cars - 4 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

11

Bill Eslick

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Harold Ivy

Coffeyville, Kansas

1934 Ford 5-window coupe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feature 15 Laps 9 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

11

Bill Eslick

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Harold Ivy

Coffeyville, Kansas

1934 Ford 5-window coupe

2

Sweet 16

Vaughn Curry

Carthage, Missouri

Frank Sewell

Joplin, Missouri

DNF

2

Harold Page

 

Red Pullins & Harold Page

 

 

 Page crashed through the fence on the south curve.

 

 

 

 

Ray Clark

Tim Belk collection

Harold Thompson

Ryan Rector collection