Stock Car Races on the ½ Mile Dirt Racetrack at the

Montgomery County Fairgrounds in

Coffeyville, Kansas

Friday, August 12, 1955

 

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

 

 

 

 

Trophy Dash – 4 Cars – 4 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

41JR

Amy Buettell

Chanute, Kansas

Paul Simmons

Coffeyville, Kansas

White 1932 Ford 3-window coupe

2

71

Ray Clark

Pittsburg, Kansas

Frank Osborn

Coffeyville, Kansas

Passionate Pink 1934 Ford 5-window coupe

3

51

Howard Barton

Joplin, Missouri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

23

Squirt Bartholomew

Coffeyville, Kansas

Clifford “Squirt” Bartholomew

Coffeyville, Kansas

White / Red 1932 Ford 5-window coupe

DNF

66

Eddie Goin

Coffeyville, Kansas

Cleo White & Frank Savage

Coffeyville, Kansas

1934 Ford coupe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobikle

1

41JR

Amy Buettell

Chanute, Kansas

Paul Simmons

Coffeyville, Kansas

White 1932 Ford 3-window coupe

2

11

Jack Howell

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Dr. Herbert B. George, D. C. & Marvin Patterson

Coffeyville, Kansas

1934 Ford 5-window coupe

3

71

Ray Clark

Pittsburg, Kansas

Frank Osborn

Coffeyville, Kansas

Passionate Pink 1934 Ford 5-window coupe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consolation Race – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

22

Henry Ford

2

10

Bill Eslick

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Harold Ivy

Coffeyville, Kansas

White 1934 Ford 3-window coupe

3

16

Clark Racer

Wichita, Kansas

Ralph Blackett

Coffeyville, Kansas

Ford coupe

For his third-place finish in this race, Clark Racer was paid $5 from the purse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feature – 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

41JR

Amy Buettell

Chanute, Kansas

Paul Simmons

Coffeyville, Kansas

White 1932 Ford 3-window coupe

2

71

Ray Clark

Pittsburg, Kansas

Frank Osborn

Coffeyville, Kansas

Passionate Pink 1934 Ford 5-window coupe

3

3

Joe Seifried

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Clifford Seaton

Coffeyville, Kansas

White / Red 1932 Ford 5-window coupe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Powder Puff Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

From

Automobile

1

2

Pauline Geasland

Coffeyville, Kansas

Ivan Hannah

Coffeyville, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

Joe Seifried left with Cliff Seaton

Roy Duncan collection

Ray Clark

Roy Duncan collection

Bill Eslick

Danley Clow photo from the Phil Pace collection

Squirt Bartholomew

Roy Duncan collection