Photos and Statistics of the

Midget Racing at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas

1945 1949

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This is probably Dwight Wadley taking Gene Loudenback's V8-60 Ford for a spin at Cejay Stadium when the track was brand new in 1945 - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

This photo of Californian Gib Lilly and his car was taken on August 26, 1945 at the very first race ever run at Cejay Stadium - Westerhaus collection

 

 

 

Eugene Allen "Gene" Loudenback at Cejay Stadium in 1945 with a V8-60 Ford midget he had purchased from Ralph Foster for Dwight Wadley to drive.  Click your mouse on the photo to see an autographed photo of Ralph Foster in this car before he sold it to Loudenback and with a different paint job - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

 

Tulsa's Felix Graves' double car hauler in the pits at Cejay Stadium c1945.  That is driver Bill Rudolph standing at far right - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

 

Bill Rudolph of Tulsa, Oklahoma is behind the wheel of Felix Graves' midget at Cejay Stadium c1946.  Click your mouse on this photo to see another photo of this same midget that was taken at about the same time and place in the Cejay Stadium pits as this photo was - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

 

An unidentified midget at Cejay Stadium c1946.  Can you identify it?  If so, please contact Bob Lawrence - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

 

Guy "Mac" McHenry drove this midget Cejay Stadium in 1945 and1946 - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

 

Jim Roper of Halstead, Kansas drove this midget Cejay Stadium in 1946 - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

 

Fred Bass of Tulsa, Oklahoma drove this midget at Cejay Stadium in 1945 - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

 

An unidentified midget at Cejay Stadium c1946.  Can you identify it or any of the people in this photo?  If so, please contact Bob Lawrence - Jim Loudenback collection

 

 

 

This photo of Jay Booth of Oklahoma City in the McDonald Ford was taken at a race at Cejay Stadium in 1946 - Westerhaus collection

 

 

 

 

This photo of Lloyd Ruby of Wichita Falls, Texas in Duke Westerhaus' Ford midget was taken at Cejay Stadium in 1947 - Westerhaus collection

 

 

 

 

 Dick Sharp of Chickasha, Oklahoma being assisted by Felix Graves of Tulsa, Oklahoma in the pits at Cejay Stadium in 1946.  Click your mouse on this photo to see a different photo of Dick Sharp's #8 midget on a trailer in the pits at Cejay Stadium from the Jim Loudenback collection.  If you can identify any of the other midgets in the background of that photo, please contact Bob Lawrence - Westerhaus collection

 

 

 

 

 

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Photos and Statistics of the

Midget Racing at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas

1945 1949

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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