Vintage Dirt Track
Hot Rods
of Central Kansas
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Morris “Red” Pennington in his V-12 Lincoln powered Ford hot rod on May 15, 1948 at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas – Pennington collection

 

Bub McHenry at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas in 1948 – Photo from a 1949 racing program from Cejay Stadium in the Bill Collins collection

 

Marvin Thompson drove this hot rod for Otis Livingston of Wichita, Kansas c1948 - Marvin Thompson collection

 

 

Art Eiverts at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas c1948 - Marvin Thompson collection

 

Duane Wilkinson at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas in 1948 - Jim Edwards photo from the J. R. Cox collection

 

 

Bill McAdam at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas c1948 – Marvin Thompson collection

 

 

Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas in 1948 – Marvin Thompson collection 

 

Start of a 50-lap race at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas c1948 – Marvin Thompson collection 

 

 

Buddy Quick in a red hot rod owned by LeMoine Pegg at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas in 1948 - Jim Edwards photo from the J. R. Cox collection 

 

 

Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas c1950.  That is the #17 hot rod of Kenny Adkins nearest the camera – Jim Edwards photo from the Marvin Thompson collection 

 

An unidentified hot rod at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas c1948 – Marvin Thompson collection 

 

Racing off a turn at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas c1948 – Marvin Thompson collection

 

Marvin Thompson drove this hot rod for Otis Livingston at Wichita, Kansas c1948 – Marvin Thompson collection

 

J. R. "Bob" Cox of Halstead, Kansas in 1948 - J. R. Cox collection

 

#50 J. R. "Bob" Cox and #94 Hiram “Hi” Mesel at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas in 1950 - Jim Edwards photo from the J. R. Cox collection

 

J. R. "Bob" Cox owned this hot rod, Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas in 1950 - J. R. Cox collection

 

#8 Red Taylor, #24 Bob Throne, and #49 J. R. "Bob" Cox at Jayhawk Amusement Park Speedway in Newton, Kansas in 1949 - J. R. Cox collection

 

J. R. "Bob" Cox in Marvin Church's Model B Ford hot rod with a Miller Schofield head and a magneto at Concordia, Kansas on September 2, 1951.  Cox won the feature race that day.  Note that the chin strap on his helmet is not fastened.  It was broken and he drove with the strap unfastened for several weeks - J. R. Cox collection

 

Heat race action at Concordia, Kansas in September 2, 1951 - J. R. Cox collection

 

Charlie Lutkie at Cejay Stadium, Wichita, Kansas in 1949 – Jim Edwards photo

 

Mickey McCormick in the #81 Wayne Chevrolet owned by Earl Mills of Newton, Kansas - Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas in 1949 - Jim Edwards photo from the J. R. Cox collection

 

J. R. "Bob" Cox at Newton, Kansas in 1950 - J. R. Cox collection

 

J. R. "Bob" Cox with Marvin Church's Model B Ford hot rod with a Miller Schofield head and a magneto at Newton, Kansas in 1948 - J. R. Cox collection

 

Left to right: #48 J. R. "Bob" Cox (owner of all 3 hot rods), #50 Bill Everhhart, and #49 Bub McHenry at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas April 30, 1950 - Jim Edwards photo from the J. R. Cox collection

 

Bob Murra at left and Charlie Lutkie at right at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas in 1949 - Jim Edwards photo from the Bill Collins collection

 

Cecil Rivers at Concordia, Kansas in a Ford hot rod owned by Carroll Elliott.  Kenny Hewitt had helped build this car – Cecil Rivers collection

 

Charlie Towner driving a Model "A" Ford owned by Howard Phillips of Solomon, Kansas at Herington, Kansas c1950.  This was Towner’s first race ever - Paul Flynn collection

 

Paul Flynn in a 1931 Model "A" Ford with a flathead V8 at Herington, Kansas c1950 - Paul Flynn collection

 

Herington, Kansas c1950 - Paul Flynn collection

 

Kenny Adkins at Cejay Stadium in Wichita, Kansas c1950 - Roy Pulver collection

 

Roy Andrews drove this hot rod for Hap Hunter at Hutchinson, Kansas in 1954 - Roy Andrews collection

 

Drivers, owners, mechanics, officials, everyone in the pits one night at Jaywawk Amusement Park Speedway in Newton, Kansas c1948 - Jim Edwards photo from the Paul & Opal Kammerer collection

 

 

 

 

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