Bob Murphy

 of Larned, Kansas




Bob Murphy drove this Herman Dirks owned coupe in competition at JayCee Speedway at Larned, Kansas in 1956.





Bob Murphy destroyed this Herman Dirks owned coupe in a crash at McCarty Speedway at Dodge City, Kansas.





This photo was taken in May of 1957 when Herman Dirks of Albert, Kansas provided this car for Bob Murphy to drive.  According to Murphy, this car handled much better than the coupe had.





This photo of Herman Dirks at left with Bob Murphy and Dirks' Ford stock car was taken in 1958.





This photo of Herman Dirks' stock car that Bob Murphy drove was taken in 1958.  The car survives and you can see how it looks today by clicking your mouse on the photo above.





All of the photographs on this web page are from the Bob Murphy collection.