JayCee Speedway

Larned, Kansas

Sunday Night July 20, 1958

 

 

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 Virgil McNeil of Larned, Kansas

Assistant speedway general manager Wilbur Dirks of Larned, Kansas

Public address announcer Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Pit steward Bob Platt of Larned, Kansas

Assistant pit steward Darrell Harms of Dodge City, Kansas

Trophy girl Lola Fairchild of Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 Great Bend Tribune

Friday July 18, 1958

 

  

 

 

List of Entries 16 Cars

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

C. J. Fitzgerald

Minneola, Kansas

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

14

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Timpken, Kansas

16

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

18

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Homer Hickman

Great Bend, Kansas

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

38

Bob Haberman

Larned, Kansas

Dick Cole

Larned, Kansas

 

40

Bob Webster

Wichita, Kansas

Earl Vratil

Larned, Kansas

42

Warren Farney

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

 

49

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

60

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

A. Elwood Cole

Larned, Kansas

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

 

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

 

83

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

85

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

 

99

Leroy Powell

Larned, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

Dutch Davis

Cokeley collection

 

Don Spreier

Cokeley collection

 

Leland Salmans

Leland Salmans collection

 

Fritz Kuntzsch

Klein collection

 

Ferrill Curtis

Schrater family collection

 

Warren Farney

Bill Nicholson collection

 

Calvin Thornton

Haberman collection

 

Marvin Lowery

Mike Constant collection

 

Gene Potts

Schrater family collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

First Heat Race  7 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owners

Car Owners From

Started

1

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

2

2

99

Leroy Powell

Larned, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

4

3

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

5

4

60

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

A. Elwood Cole

Larned, Kansas

7

49

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

1

38

Bob Haberman

Larned, Kansas

Dick Cole

Larned, Kansas

3

18

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Homer Hickman

Great Bend, Kansas

6

          Lowery took over the lead early in this race and held on all the way winning by a large margin over the second place car.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race  8 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

83

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

3

2

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

7

3

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

C. J. Fitzgerald

Minneola, Kansas

8

4

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

4

14

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Timken, Kansas

2

 

42

Warren Farney

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

5

 

16

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

6

DNF

85

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

1

 

 

 

 

  

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 6 Cars 5 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

83

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

4

2

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

1

3

60

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

A. Elwood Cole

Larned, Kansas

3

 

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

2

 

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Lanred, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

6

DNF

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

5

          The trophy car was a 1925 Chevrolet two-door sedan owned and restored by Glenn Robbins of Larned, Kansas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

First Semi-Final Race 7 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

5

2

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

C. J. Fitzgerald

Minneola, Kansas

7

3

16

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

6

4

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

3

49

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

1

 

60

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

A. Elwood Cole

Larned, Kansas

4

DNF

38

Bob Haberman

Larned, Kansas

Dick Cole

Larned, Kansas

2

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final Race  5 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

83

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

4

2

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

1

3

42

Warren Farney

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

5

4

99

Leroy Powell

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

2

5

18

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Homer Hickman

Great Bend, Kansas

3

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Coke Race  4 Cars 5 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

16

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

2

2

60

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

A. Elwood Cole

Larned, Kansas

1

3

83

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

4

DNF

49

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

3

          The first four cars to get onto the racetrack were allowed to participate in this race.   Four bottles of Coke-a-Cola were placed at different places in the infield..  The cars then raced for three laps before where upon each driver drove to a different bottle of Coke.  They had to dismount their car, drink the bottle of Coke, get back into their car, fasten the seat belts, and race for two more laps.

          Clawson's car lost a wheel on the back stretch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B Feature Race  7 Cars 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

2

2

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

5

3

99

Leroy Powell

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

4

4

14

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Timken, Kansas

7

5

18

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Homer Hickman

Great Bend, Kansas

6

6

38

Bob Haberman

Larned, Kansas

Dick Cole

Larned, Kansas

3

7

49

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

1

          Lowery took the lead early in this race and stayed in front the rest of the way.

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Feature Race 7 Cars 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

83

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

Bill Nave

Chase, Kansas

2

2

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

C. J. Fitzgerald

Minneola, Kansas

7

3

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

3

4

16

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

5

5

60

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

A. Elwood Cole

Larned, Kansas

1

6

42

Warren Farney

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

4

DNF

8

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

6

          Salmans' car broke a water hose.

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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