JayCee Speedway

Larned, Kansas

Sunday Afternoon May 17, 1959

 

 

Race promoter Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Sanctioned by Merrick Racing Promotions of Dodge City, Kansas

Sponsored by Larned Jaycees of Larned, Kansas

Speedway general manager Virgil McNeil of Larned, Kansas

Assistant speedway general manager Wilbur Dirks of Larned, Kansas

Public address announcer Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Starter / flagman Glenn Morrison of Great Bend, Kansas

Pit steward Bob Platt of Larned, Kansas

Assistant pit steward Darrell Harms of Dodge City, Kansas

Trophy girl Mrs. Martin Smith of Larned, Kansas

 

  

 

 

Incomplete List of Entries

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

6

Duane Schwab

LaCrosse, Kansas

Duane Schwab

LaCrossse, Kansas

 

6A

Jim Holland

Hutchinson, Kansas

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

 

13A

Bob Staggenborg

Great Bend, Kansas

 

14

Bill Nave

Lyons, Kansas

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

 

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

49

Leroy Powell

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

65

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Vratil

Larned, Kansas

 68*

Bob Champlin

Salina, Kansas

Harold Dean

Newton, Kansas

 

81

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

85

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

88

Cliff Schriner

Dodge City, Kansas

Jerry Culver

Dodge City, Kansas

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

Dale James

Dighton, Kansas

Bernie Beydler

Schrater family collection

 

Leland Salmans

Leland Salmans collection

  

Cliff Schriner

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Bill Nave

Schrater family collection

 

Lyle Lewis

Cokeley collection

 

Ron Nicholson

Bill Nicholson collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

First Heat Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owners

Car Owners From

1

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

2

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

Dale James

Dighton, Kansas

3

88

Cliff Schriner

Dodge City, Kansas

Jerry Culver

Dodge City, Kansas

4

81

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

2

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

3

85

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

4

6A

Jim Holland

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 5 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

Dale James

Dighton, Kansas

2

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

3

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

First Semi-Final Race 12 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

Dale James

Dighton, Kansas

2

88

Cliff Schriner

Dodge City, Kansas

Jerry Culver

Dodge City, Kansas

3

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

4

 68*

Bob Champlin

Salina, Kansas

Harold Dean

Newton, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final Race 12 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

14

Bill Nave

Lyons, Kansas

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

2

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

3

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

4

85

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consolation Race 5 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

65

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Vratil

Larned, Kansas

2

49

Leroy Powell

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

3

13A

Bob Staggenborg

Great Bend, Kansas

4

6

Duane Schwab

LaCrosse, Kansas

Duane Schwab

LaCrosse, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Feature Race 25 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

2

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

Dale James

Dighton, Kansas

3

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

4

88

Cliff Schriner

Dodge City, Kansas

Jerry Culver

Dodge City, Kansas

5

14

Bill Nave

Lyons, Kansas

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

6

6

Duane Schwab

LaCrosse, Kansas

Duane Schwab

LaCrosse, Kansas

7

65

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Vratil

Larned, Kansas

8

81

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*  The number on this car was 88 when it arrived at the racetrack but, since there was another car number 88 already entered, this car's number was altered to 68 for the day.  

 

 

 

 

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