Kenneth Leroy "Kenny" Moore
1936 - 1990

 

 

 

Kenny Moore of Winfield, Kansas is shown here just north of the first turn driving clockwise around the Winfield racetrack wheel-packing the track before the races.  This Chevrolet stock car was built by Kenneth Bohannan of Arkansas City, Kansas and owned by Leo Phillips of Winfield, Kansas.  Moore lost out in a near dead-heat finish with Charlie Lutkie for first place in the A feature in this car at Winfield on September 22, 1968.  Starter Al Alexander can be seen here walking behind the #88 car on the inside of the racetrack toward the first turn.  The #21 Chevy just in front of Alexander in the first turn was driven by Milton Ward of Great Bend, Kansas. Wayne Wilt of Winfield was driving the #24 Ford that is visible between turns one and two in this photo Elaine Moore collection

 

 

 

Jim Phillips is shown in this 1968 photo drivng by the grandstand at Winfield before "hot-laps" while wheel-packing the racetrack in the #88 Chevrolet stock car owned by his father, Leo Phillips - Jim Phillips collection

 

 

 

Kenny Moore drove this 1956 Chevrolet for Wenfred Kirtley of Wichita, Kansas at Winfield on July 25, 1971.  Moore won the first heat and finished second in the trophy dash but was involved in a multi-car crash on the first lap of the A feature.  He was not injured but was unable to restart the race due to damage to the car Elaine Moore collection

 

 

 

 

 

Kenny Moore is shown at left at the 1990 Enid (Oklahoma) Winter Nationals with the Wenfred Kirtley owned late-model stock car that he drove in that event.  Kenny suffered a heart attack and passed away while leading that race Elaine Moore collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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