Class “C” AMA Sanctioned Motorcycle Races

Cowley County Fairgrounds, Winfield, Kansas

Monday, July 4, 1960

Presented by the Winfield Lions club in conjunction with the Wichita Jeeps Motorcycle club

 37 Riders Entered

 

 

 

AMATEUR – Time Trials – 1 Lap

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Larry Palmgren

Denver, CO

28m

Harley-Davidson

29.59

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMATEUR – Trophy Dash – 3 Laps

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Larry Palmgren

Denver, CO

28m

Harley-Davidson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOVICE – Heat 1

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Robert Strickler

Hutchinson, KS

 90m

BSA Gold Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOVICE – Heat 2

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Herbert “Hoo Doo” Howard

Tulsa, OK

20n 

Enfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERT – Heat 1

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Mike Long

Ponca City, OK

56n

BSA Gold Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERT – Heat 2

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Mike Long

Ponca City, OK

56n

BSA Gold Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOVICE – Final – 10 Laps

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Dale Phillips

Kansas City, MO

46k

BSA Gold Star

 

2

Robert Strickler

Hutchinson, KS

90m 

BSA Gold Star

 

3

John Sanger

Tulsa, OK

65m

Triumph

 

DNF

Herbert “Hoo Doo” Howard 1

Tulsa, OK

20n 

Enfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMATEUR – Final – 10 Laps

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Delmar Dovel

Hutchinson, KS

59n

BSA Gold Star

 

2

Larry Carlson

Topeka, KS

99m

Harley-Davidson

 

3

Donald Bartley

Topeka, KS

36n

BSA Gold Star

 

DNF

Dick Harrison 2

Oklahoma City, OK

36m 

BSA Gold Star

 

DNF

John Ellis 2

Hutchinson, KS

28n

Triumph

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERT – Final – 10 Laps

Place

Rider

Hometown

Plate #

Make / Model

Time

1

Mike Long

Ponca City, OK

56n

BSA Gold Star

 

2

Darrel Dovel

Hutchinson, KS

49n

Triumph

 

3

Bill Dusenbery, Sr.

Wichita, KS

81

BSA Gold Star

 

4

Nathan Watts

Tulsa, OK

64n

BSA Gold Star

 

 

 

 

 

1Herbert “Hoo Doo” Howard’s Enfield motorcycle developed engine trouble causing him to retire from the Novice final.

 

2Dick Harrison and John Ellis suffered a few cuts and bruises when they locked handlebars and fell in the north turn during the Amateur final.

 

All photographs on this page are from the Mike Long collection.

 

Turn one during the Novice final

 

Start of one of the heat races

 

 

#56n Mike Long entering

the back stretch from turn 2

 

#56n Mike Long on the back stretch

 

 

#56n Mike Long in turn 3

 

 

#56n Mike Long in turn 4

#59n Delmar Dovel leading this Amateur class race

#56n Mike Long leads #49 Darrel Dovel through the fourth turn in the Expert final.

 

 

 

  

 

Personal records kept by Stan Engdahl of Marquette, Kansas show that he finished

fourth in one of the Amateur heat races on this day.

 

 

 

If you know anything more about these races run at Winfield, Kansas

on July 4, 1960, please contact Bob Lawrence.

 

 

 

 

In Memory of:

Robert “Bob” Strickler

1939 - 1970

 

 

 

 

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