JayCee Speedway

Larned, Kansas

Sunday Night June 16, 1957

 

 

Race promoter Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Sanctioned by Merrick Racing Promotions of Dodge City, Kansas

Sponsored by Larned Jaycees of Larned, Kansas

President of the Larned Jaycees Dean Sallee of Larned, Kansas

Speedway general manager Wilbur Dirks of Larned, Kansas

Public address announcer Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Flagman / starter Ben Hughes of Dodge City, Kansas

Trophy girl Kay Randall of Larned, Kansas

  

 

 

 

List of Entries  16 Cars

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

3

Nelson Carlson

Larned, Kansas

Wilbur Dirks

Larned, Kansas

6

Jim Gibbs

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

7

Jerry Jinks

Larned, Kansas

Jerry Jinks

Larned, Kansas

8

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

 

11

Kenny Steadman

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Morrison

Great Bend, Kansas

 

13

Fred Truitt

Larned, Kansas

Clyde Bennett

Larned, Kansas

29

Bob Webster

Larned, Kansas

Shinkle, Salmans, Cauble & Harris**

Larned, Kansas

33

Kenny Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

Kenneth "Kenny" Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

46

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

Harold Skelton

Larned, Kansas

 

61

Vernon Suchy

Great Bend, Kansas

Al & Vernon Suchy

Great Bend, Kansas

71

Bob Murphy

Larned, Kansas

Herman Dirks

Albert, Kansas

 

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

81

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

85

Kenny Roach

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

Nelson Carlson

Toiler & Toiler

    

Leland Salmans

Leland Salmans collection

 

Don Spreier

Cokeley collection

 

Ron Nicholson

Bill Nicholson collection

 

Fred Truitt

Cokeley collection

 

Bob Murphy

Bob Murphy collection

 

Bob Webster

:Leland Salmans collection

 

Marvin Lowery

Mike Constant collection

 

Kenny Roach

Stan Morrison collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owners

Car Owners From

Started

1

46

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

Harold Skelton

Larned, Kansas

1

2

6

Jim Gibbs

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

3

85

Kenny Roach

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

4

33

Kenny Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

Kenneth "Kenny" Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

 

5

81

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

 

6

7

Jerry Jinks

Larned, Kansas

Jerry Jinks

Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

 

1

71

Bob Murphy

Larned, Kansas

Herman Dirks

Albert, Kansas

1

 

2

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

 

3

8

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

 

4

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

 

 

5

29

Bob Webster

Larned, Kansas

Shinkle, Salmans, Cauble & Harris**

Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 5 Laps

 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

1

6

Jim Gibbs

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

 

2

46

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

Harold Skelton

Larned, Kansas

 

3

8

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

 

DNF

85

Kenny Roach

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

 

     Gibbs started on the outside of the front row.

     Roach was not injured when he rolled his car in front of the bleachers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Semi-Final Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

1

6

Jim Gibbs

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

 

2

33

Kenny Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

Kenneth "Kenny" Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

 

3

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

 

4

29

Bob Webster

Larned, Kansas

Shinkle, Salmans, Cauble & Harris**

Larned, Kansas

 

5

81

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

3

Nelson Carlson

Larned, Kansas

Wilbur Dirks

Larned, Kansas

8

2

8

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

 

3

71

Bob Murphy

Larned, Kansas

Herman Dirks

Albert, Kansas

 

4

13

Fred Truitt

Larned, Kansas

Clyde Bennett

Larned, Kansas

 

5

61

Vernon Suchy

Great Bend, Kansas

Al & Vernon Suchy

Great Bend, Kansas

 

6

7

Jerry Jinks

Larned, Kansas

Jerry Jinks

Larned, Kansas

 

 

  

 

 

 

  

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

B Feature Race 7 Cars 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

33

Kenny Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

Kenneth "Kenny" Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

6

2

7

Jerry Jinks

Larned, Kansas

Jerry Jinks

Larned, Kansas

3

81

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

4

61

Vernon Suchy

Great Bend, Kansas

Al & Vernon Suchy

Great Bend, Kansas

 

5

6

Jim Gibbs

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

 

6

46

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

Harold Skelton

Larned, Kansas

 

7

11

Kenny Steadman

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Morrison

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Feature Race 7 Cars 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

1

8

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

 

2

71

Bob Murphy

Larned, Kansas

Herman Dirks

Albert, Kansas

 

3

29

Bob Webster

Larned, Kansas

Shinkle, Salmans, Cauble & Harris**

Larned, Kansas

DNF

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

DNF

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

DNF

3

Nelson Carlson

Larned, Kansas

Wilbur Dirks

Larned, Kansas

DNF

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

     The jalopies driven by Lowery and Carlson spun into the infield in the fourth turn on the first lap.

     There was a considerable distance in-between the three finishing cars throughout most of the race.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* D. Vane Tabler, Rex Fischer, Dean Sallee, and Riley Eugene "Gene" Constant all of Larned.

 

** Ted Shinkle, Bob Salmans, Ron Cauble, and Bill Harris all of Larned.

 

 

 

 

 

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