Walnut Valley Motorcycle Club

Motorcycle Races

Cowley County Fairgrounds, Winfield, Kansas

Sunday Afternoon - April 9, 1933

 

Arvist “Pete” Petross

of Ponca City, Oklahoma was third fastest in time trials and finished third in his heat race before winning the 10-lap Free-for-All

Wendell E. “Pete” Petross collection

 

 

Time Trials – 1 Lap

Place

 Rider

Hometown

Make / Model

Time

  1

 Lonnie L. Rose

Arkansas City, KS

Harley - Davidson

35.8

  2

 Herb Ottaway

Wichita, KS

Indian 101 Scout 45

37.2

  3

 Pete Petross

Ponca City, OK

Excelsior - Henderson Super X

38.2

  4

 Cecil Mulkins

Wichita, KS

Henderson

38.6

  5

 Glen Richmond*

Wichita, KS

Indian

39.0

  6

 Ernest Bourdin

Coffeyville, KS

Indian

39.4

  7

 Leland Chapman*

Wichita, KS

Indian

39.6

  8

 Tom Grace

Wichita, KS

Indian

41.0

  9

 John Schott

Wichita, KS

 

 

10

 Fred Young

Wichita, KS

 

 

11

 Maurice T. Calhoon

Arkansas City, KS

Harley - Davidson

 

  

 

Heat 1 – 6 Laps – Time:  3:44.4

Place

 Rider

Hometown

Make / Model

1

 Herb Ottaway

Wichita, KS

Indian 101 Scout 45

2

 Lonnie L. Rose

Arkansas City, KS

Harley - Davidson

3

 Pete Petross

Ponca City, OK

Excelsior - Henderson Super X

 

 

Heat 2 – 6 Laps – Time:  3:49.4

Place

 Rider

Hometown

Make / Model

1

Cecil Mulkins

Wichita, KS

Henderson

2

Glen Richmond*

Wichita, KS

Indian

3

Leland Chapman*

Wichita, KS

Indian

 

 

Heat 3 – 6 Laps – Time:  4:05.4

Place

 Rider

Hometown

Make / Model

1

John Schott

Wichita, KS

 

2

Tom Grace

Wichita, KS

Indian

3

Fred Young

Wichita, KS

 

 

 

Australian Pursuit

Place

 Rider

Hometown

Make / Model

1

Lonnie L. Rose

Arkansas City, KS

Harley - Davidson

2

Glen Richmond*

Wichita, KS

Indian

 

 

Free For All – 10 Laps

Place

 Rider

Hometown

Make / Model

1

Pete Petross

Ponca City, OK

Excelsior - Henderson Super X

2

Cecil Mulkins

Wichita, KS

Henderson

3

Maurice T. Calhoon

Arkansas City, KS

Harley - Davidson

 

 

Relay Race

Winning Team:

Place

 Rider

Hometown

Make / Model

1

Cecil Mulkins

Wichita, KS

Henderson

1

Glen Richmond*

Wichita, KS

Indian

1

Fred Young

Wichita, KS

 

1

John Schott

Wichita, KS

 

 

Source: April 10, 1933 issue of the Winfield Daily Courier

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herb Ottaway, left and

Glen Richmond* at right

Mary Elizabeth VanScyoc collection

 

 

 

 

 

In Memory of:

Lonnie Lee Rose

1906 - 1935

 

 

 

Maurice Tillman “Shorty” Calhoon

1902 - 1980 

 

 

 

Herbert J. “Herb” Ottaway

1912 - 2004

  

 

 

Arvist “Pete” Petross

1909 - 1991

 

 

 

*Leland Chapman and Glen Richmond were charter members and present at the first meeting of the Wichita Jeeps Motorcycle Club of Wichita, KS that was organized in 1936 and continues to this day.

 

 

 

 

 

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