Thirteenth Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model Stock Car Races

On the Historic Half-Mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday – September 10, 1977

 

 

Promotional Company – Merrick Racing Promotions (M.R.P.)

Race Director – Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Flagman / Starter – Forrest Cox of Dodge City, Kansas

 

Attendance – “near capacity”

 

  

 

First Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

6x

Gary Pletcher

Sharon Springs, Kansas

  2

97

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

  3

55x

Gary Kratzer

Lyons, Kansas

  4

90

Larry McDaniels

Chanute, Kansas

  5

23

Jeff Scott

Roxbury, Kansas

  6

777

Dave Oltman

Salina, Kansas

  7

98x

Wendell Allen

Chanute, Kansas

  8

38

Glen Duvall

Garnett, Kansas

  9

87

Ron Dauer

Lindsborg, Kansas

10

58

Don Wakefield

Hutchinson, Kansas

11

15x

Jerry Lindholm

Lindsborg, Kansas

12

7x

Larry Sherbert

Ellinwood, Kansas

13

05

Terry Dickey

Wichita, Kansas

14

18

Scott Anderson

Clay Center, Kansas

 

  

 

Second Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

15

J. D. Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

  2

25

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

  3

53

Jim VanWormer

Aurora, Colorado

  4

022

Steve Bush

Wichita, Kansas

  5

00

Frank Sell

Hutchinson, Kansas

  6

94x

Cliff Worthington

Wichita, Kansas

  7

69

Lynn Page

Hutchinson, Kansas

  8

444

Bill Wills

Salina, Kansas

  9

11

Ray Ubank

Hutchinson, Kansas

10

89

Don Pierce

Hutchinson, Kansas

11

68

Larry Walters

Lowry City, Missouri

12

22x

Max Sloan

Great Bend, Kansas

13

007

Jim Leffel

South Hutchinson, Kansas

14

4s

Steve Stagner

Wichita, Kansas

 

  

 

Third Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

1

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Salina, Kansas

  2

30

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

  3

21x

Chuck Kidwell

Harvard, Nebraska

  4

3

Dick Hendershot, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

  5

9

Francis Hoppenstedt

Manhattan, Kansas

  6

6

Dale Ulery

Dodge City, Kansas

  7

5x

Clifford Reusser

Hutchinson, Kansas

  8

31

Gary Pinkston

Hutchinson, Kansas

  9

43

Roland Bird

Salina, Kansas

10

0

Mel Potts

Salina, Kansas

11

84

Jack Johnson

Haysville, Kansas

12

75x

Lynn Hanafin

Wichita, Kansas

13

87

George Carr, Jr.

Garden City, Kansas

 

  

 

Fourth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

111

Ron Case

Wichita, Kansas

  2

11w

Orville Clinton

Minneapolis, Kansas

  3

70

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

  4

33

Bob Dauer

Marquette, Kansas

  5

79

Don Kreie

Dodge City, Kansas

  6

71

Loyd Farr

Leoti, Kansas

  7

94

Frank Offutt

Utica, Kansas

  8

45

Elmo Lane

Hutchinson, Kansas

  9

51

Dick Lecklider

Lindsborg, Kansas

10

7-11

Harold Lohf

Salina, Kansas

11

28

Jim Hilty

Lindsborg, Kansas

12

88

Frank Starkey

Hutchinson, Kansas

13

14n

Henry Martin

McPherson, Kansas

14

21

Doug Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

15

19

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

16

56

Steve Moore

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

  

 

Fifth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

x11

Bud Haehn

Wichita, Kansas

  2

77

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

  3

84

Roger Chambers

Yates Center, Kansas

  4

7

Greg Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

  5

241

Garry Abell

Beloit, Kansas

  6

99x

Leroy Dauer

Falun, Kansas

  7

48x

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  8

2

Gary Moore

Wichita, Kansas

  9

98

Rod Keller

Dodge City, Kansas

10

24

Ricky Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

11

60

Bob Horyna

Hutchinson, Kansas

12

27

O. B. Barsh

Garden City, Kansas

13

71x

Tom Folk

Iola, Kansas

14

03

Kenneth Jenkins

Liberal, Kansas

15

021

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

 

  

 

B Feature Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

68

Larry Walters

Lowry City, Missouri

  2

94

Cliff Worthington

Wichita, Kansas

  3

2

Gary Moore

Wichita, Kansas

  4

98

Rod Keller

Dodge City, Kansas

  5

5

Dale Ulery

Dodge City, Kansas

  6

38

Glen Duvall

Garnett, Kansas

  7

48x

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  8

7-11

Harold Lohf

Salina, Kansas

  9

51

Dick Lecklider

Lindsborg, Kansas

10

4s

Steve Stagner

Wichita, Kansas

11

69

Lynn Page

Hutchinson, Kansas

12

5x

Clifford Reusser

Hutchinson, Kansas

13

22x

Max Sloan

Great Bend, Kansas

14

98x

Wendell Allen

Chanute, Kansas

 

  

 

A Feature Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

6x

Gary Pletcher

Sharon Springs, Kansas

  2

15

J. D. Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

  3

111

Ron Case

Wichita, Kansas

  4

9

Francis Hoppenstedt

Manhattan, Kansas

  5

11w

Orville Clinton

Minneapolis, Kansas

  6

55x

Gary Kratzer

Lyons, Kansas

  7

97

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

  8

53

Jim VanWormer

Aurora, Colorado

  9

241

Garry Abell

Beloit, Kansas

10

77

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

11

90

Larry McDaniels

Chanute, Kansas

12

84

Roger Chambers

Yates Center, Kansas

13

7

Greg Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

14

1

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Salina, Kansas

DNF

x11

Bud Haehn

Wichita, Kansas

Haehn was involved in a wreck.

 

 

 

 

Larry McDaniels

Racing from the Past website

 

Roland Bird

Racing from the Past website

 

Loyd Farr

Racing from the Past website 

Ron Dauer

Racing from the Past website 

 

 

 

Frank Sell

Racing from the Past website 

Doug Thompson

Racing from the Past website

Mel Potts

Racing from the Past website 

Ron Case

Mullins family collection

 

 

 

Steve Bush

Joe Aldershof collection

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Racing from the Past website

Gary Kratzer

Racing from the Past website

Max Sloan

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Dick Hendershot, Jr.

Racing from the Past website

 

Oren Haas

Racing from the Past website

Francis Hoppenstedt

Racing from the Past website

Terry Dickey

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Milton Ward

Racing from the Past website

Bud Haehn

Racing from the Past website

Marvin Bradford

Racing from the Past website

Jack Johnson

Mullens family collection

 

 

 

Elmo Lane

Racing from the Past website

Don Morris

Racing from the Past website

Bob Dauer

Racing from the Past website

Don Kreie

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Cliff Reusser

Racing from the Past website

Gary Holbert

Racing from the Past website

Garry Abell

Racing from the Past website

 Orville Clinton

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Leroy Dauer

Racing from the Past website

Ricky Dunsworth

Racing from the Past website

Craig Miller

Racing from the Past website

Bill Wills

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Steve Foster

Racing from the Past website 

Roger Chambers

Racing from the Past website 

Larry Walters

Racing from the Past website 

J. D. Martin

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Sam Brittendall

Duane Toyne collection from the Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

 

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