JayCee Speedway

Larned, Kansas

Sunday Night June 2, 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

 

 

 

 Great Bend Tribune

Monday - June 3, 1957

Note that this ad appeared in the newspaper the day after the races were run.

  

 

 

 

First Heat Race

 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owners

Car Owners From

 

1

83

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

 

2

46

Darrell Harms

Dodge City, Kansas

Harold Skelton

Larned, Kansas

 

3

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

Dr. A. H. Thiemann

Sublette, Kansas

 

 

Nelson Carlson

Toiler & Toiler

    

Stanley Trahern

Cokeley collection

 

Don Shumard

Coffman collection

  

Dutch Davis

Cokeley collection

 

Lyle Lewis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Ted Kreger

Coffman collection

 

Paul Befort, Jr.

Coffman collection

 

Fritz Kuntzsch

Tiller & Toiler

 

Jack Culver

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Ron Nicholson

Bill Nicholson collection

 

Bernie Beydler

Leland Salmans collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Second Heat Race

 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

 

1

80

Stanley Trahern

Dodge City, Kansas

Bob Kenneman & Melvin Tuxhorn

Montezuma, Kansas

 

 

2

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

W. T. "Tommy" Jones

Montezuma, Kansas

 

 

3

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

Dale James

Dighton, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

 

Trophy Dash

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

80

Stanley Trahern

Dodge City, Kansas

Bob Kenneman & Melvin Tuxhorn

Montezuma, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

First Semi-Final Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

1

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

Dr. A. H. Thiemann

Sublette, Kansas

 

2

83

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

 

3

12

Ted Kreger

Dodge City, Kansas

Elmer "Shorty" Adams

Dodge City, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

1

46

Darrell Harms

Dodge City, Kansas

Harold Skelton

Larned, Kansas

 

2

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

W. T. "Tommy" Jones

Montezuma, Kansas

 

3

73

Paul Befort, Jr.

Garden City, Kansas

Paul Befort, Jr.

Garden City, Kansas

 

 

  

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

Consolation Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

1

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

Joe & Harry Vratil

Larned, Kansas

 

2

95

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Al Krueger

Great Bend, Kansas

 

3

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

B Feature Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

1

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

Dr. A. H. Thiemann

Sublette, Kansas

 

2

73

Paul Befort, Jr.

Garden City, Kansas

Paul Befort, Jr.

Garden City, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

A Feature Race 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

1

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

W. T. "Tommy" Jones

Montezuma, Kansas

 

2

3

Nelson Carlson

Larned, Kansas

Wilbur Dirks

Larned, Kansas

 

3

80

Stanley Trahern

Dodge City, Kansas

Bob Kenneman & Melvin Tuxhorn

Montezuma, Kansas

DNF

88

Jack Culver

Dodge City, Kansas

Jack & Jerry Culver

Dodge City, Kansas

     For the second week in a row, Jack Culver was treated and released at the local hospital for injuries suffered in a crash.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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