Tenth Annual Kansas State Modified Championship Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday – September 14, 1974

 

 

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

Race Director – Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Flagman / Starter – Forrest Cox of Dodge City, Kansas 

 

 

 

Jim Beeson’s car is shown being up-righted after he flipped it during one of the heat races.  That is Beeson stretched out on the ground at right but he was not injured.  His cousin, John Beeson, won the B feature on this afternoon – Frank Niemeir photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

First Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

86

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

2

15

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

3

6

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

4

4

Grady Wade

Wichita, Kansas

5

199

Butch Roberts

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

 

 

Second Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

2

112

Larry Dewell

Fowler, Kansas

3

19

Thad Dosher

Topeka, Kansas

4

77

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

5

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

  

 

 

Third Heat Race 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

11

Jim Harkness

Ness City, Kansas

2

57

Terry Kowalsky

Great Bend, Kansas

3

25

Jerry Stone

Wichita, Kansas

4

55

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

5

54

Arnold Horner

Jetmore, Kansas

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

15

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

2

6

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

3

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

First Semi-Final 

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

10

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

2

2

Wylan Cattrell

Wichita, Kansas

3

117

Gene See

Wichita, Kansas

4

17

Mike Peters

Wichita, Kansas

5

36

Butch Roberts

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

9

Randy Jones

Jetmore, Kansas

2

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

3

4

Grady Wade

Wichita, Kansas

4

117

Gene See

Wichita, Kansas

5

 

Lee Martin

Oberlin, Kansas

6

119

Mike Allison

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

 

 

B Feature

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

75

John Beeson

Scott City, Kansas

2

17

Mike Peters

Wichita, Kansas

3

96

Richard Brehmer

Enid, Oklahoma

4

117

Gene See

Wichita, Kansas

5

89

Nunie Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

A Feature

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

11

Jim Harkness

Ness City, Kansas

2

25

Jerry Stone

Wichita, Kansas

3

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

4

112

Larry Dewell

Fowler, Kansas

5

15

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

 

 

 

 

Jim Harkness

NCRA yearbook

Frank Lies

Racing from the Past website

Grady Wade

Racing from the Past website 

Jerry Stone

Hutchinson Nationals program

 

 

 

Lee Martin

Racing from the Past website

Randy Jones

Dick Rhea collection

Racing from the Past website

Fred Hembree

Racing from the Past website

Walt McWhorter

Lies collection

 

 

 

 

Dale Reed

Racing from the Past website

Larry Dewell

Racing from the Past website

Jon Johnson

Racing from the Past website

Herb Copeland

Hutchinson Nationals program

 

 

 

 

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