Eleventh Annual Kansas State Super Modified Championship Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday September 13, 1975

 

 

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

Race director Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Flagman / Starter Forrest Cox of Dodge City, Kansas 

These races were broadcast live over KTVH Channel 12 television Tom Mast, sports broadcaster

 

 

 

 

Jim Harkness of Ness City, Kansas is shown here on his way to winning the second heat race

Frank Niemeier photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

88

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

2

15

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

3

55

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

4

38

Lee Martin

Oberlin, Kansas

5

112

Arnold Horner

Jetmore, Kansas

6

14

Larry Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

7

10

Lawrence Sinks

Lawrence, Kansas

8

53

John LaShell

Ellis, Kansas

9

54

Chris Harms

Jetmore, Kansas

Uehling won by a wide margin.

 

 

 

Second Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

11

Jim Harkness

Ness City, Kansas

2

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

3

6

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

4

86

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

5

07

Dave Frusher

Ness City, Kansas

6

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

7

111

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

8

81

Terry Brown

Ft. Scott, Kansas

9

58

Duane Cain

Wichita, Kansas

  

 

 

Third Heat Race 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

37

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

2

99

Lonnie Snowden

Wichita, Kansas

3

04

Roger Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

4

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

5

24

Ron Case

Wichita, Kansas

6

1

Davie Moore

Wichita, Kansas

7

51

Eldon Borger

Jetmore, Kansas

8

101

Don Bergmann

Amarillo, Texas

9

66

Larry Cofer

Dodge City, Kansas

Bryant just edged out Snowden for the victory.

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

15

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

2

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

3

88

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

  

 

 

B Feature

Place

Car #

Driver

From

 1

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

  2

10

Lawrence Sinks

Lawrence, Kansas

  3

1

Davie Moore

Wichita, Kansas

  4

101

Don Bergmann

Amarillo, Texas

  5

111

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

  6

81

Terry Brown

Ft. Scott, Kansas

  7

51

Eldon Borger

Jetmore, Kansas

  8

54

Chris Harms

Jetmore, Kansas

  9

66

Larry Cofer

Dodge City, Kansas

10

53

John LaShell

Ellis, Kansas

11

6x

Gordon Lucas

Wichita, Kansas

12

14

Larry Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

13

309

Marion Jacobs

Colby, Kansas

14

58

Duane Cain

Wichita, Kansas

15

9

 

 

 

 

 

A Feature

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

11

Jim Harkness

Ness City, Kansas

  2

37

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

  3

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

  4

15

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

  5

88

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

  6

6

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

  7

07

Dave Frusher

Ness City, Kansas

  8

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

  9

24

Ron Case

Wichita, Kansas

10

55

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

11

38

Lee Martin

Oberlin, Kansas

12

04

Roger Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

13

86

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

14

99

Lonnie Snowden

Wichita, Kansas

15

112

Arnold Horner

Jetmore, Kansas

Bryant led the first few laps of this race before being overtaken by Harkness.

 

 

 

#112 Arnold Horner finished 15th in the feature while #6 Dale Reed finished sixth

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

 #56 Frank Lies of Wichita, Kansas driving a car he owned himself - Lies collection

 

 

 

 

Jim Harkness

NCRA yearbook

 Chris Harms

Racing from the Past website

Dave Frusher

Jerry Leep photo

Roy Bryant

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Lee Martin

Racing from the Past website

Fred Hembree

Racing from the Past website

Marion Jacobs

Racing from the Past website

Walt McWhorter

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

 

Dale Reed

Racing from the Past website

Eldon Borger

Racing from the Past website

Jon Johnson

Racing from the Past website

Herb Copeland

Hutchinson Nationals program

 

 

 

Oren Haas

Stults collection

Lawrence Sinks

Lawrence Sinks collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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