Fifteenth Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model Stock Car Races

On the Historic Half-Mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday September 15, 1979

 

Promotional company Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

Race director C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

 

#65 Ferris Collier and #60 David Hughes finished first and second in the A feature race Mike Cornelison photo

 

1# Terry Dickey of Wichita, Kansas leading #90 Johnny Boe of Enid, Oklahoma through a turn in the B feature race Rusty Manning photo

 

First Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

65

Ferris Collier

Lampe, Missouri

  2

93

Oren Haas

Valley Center, Kansas

  3

80

Frank Key

Wichita, Kansas

  4

1#

Terry Dickey

Wichita, Kansas

  5

24

Ricky Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

  6

36x

Henry Ellington

Hutchinson, Kansas

  7

121

Doug Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

  8

444

Bill Wills

Salina, Kansas

  9

32%

Robert Struckhoff

Athol, Kansas

10

8

Bill Bell

Dodge City, Kansas

11

26

Mike Martin

Mullinville, Kansas

12

12x

Gailen Budden

Abilene, Kansas

13

48

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

 

Second Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

77x

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

  2

96

Gary Moore

Wichita, Kansas

  3

47

Frank Sell

Hutchinson, Kansas

  4

71

Dan Ayres

Leavenworth, Kansas

  5

4-11

Jake Jacobs

Marquette, Kansas

  6

283

Loyd Farr

Leoti, Kansas

  7

555

Bob Reed

Wichita, Kansas

  8

94

John Beeson

Scott City, Kansas

  9

21x

Steve Foster

Wichita, Kansas

10

84

Francis Hoppenstedt

Manhattan, Kansas

11

75

Tim Porter

Kansas City, Kansas

12

41x

Bob Guertin

 

13

97

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

 

Third Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

92

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  2

63

Harlan Schriner

Lincoln, Nebraska

  3

30

Alan Ashley

Wichita, Kansas

  4

70

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

  5

11x

Rick Dauer

Falun, Kansas

  6

77

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

  7

44x

Rob Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

  8

38

David Chambers

 

  9

777

Dave Oltman

Salina, Kansas

10

6

Larry Croisant

Beloit, Kansas

11

04

Steve Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

12

6x

John Welsh

 

13

54

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

 

Fourth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

60

David Hughes

Breckinridge, Oklahoma

  2

13

Mike Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

  3

12

Ted Shepard

Enid, Oklahoma

  4

44

Steve Kammerer

Wichita, Kansas

  5

41

John Tipping

Enid, Oklahoma

  6

33

Bob Dauer

Marquette, Kansas

  7

25

Dale Ulery

Ness City, Kansas

  8

136

Jim Mayes

Hutchinson, Kansas

  9

16

Vernon Strutt

Great Bend, Kansas

10

3x

Dick Hendershot, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

11

86

Craig Hatch

Yates Center, Kansas

12

99

Leroy Dauer

Falun, Kansas

13

c88

Van Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

Leroy Dauer hit the wall in the southwest turn on the first lap so hard that he punched a hole in the concrete.

 

Fifth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

57

Dhon Hauserman

Wichita, Kansas

  2

7

Greg Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

  3

50x

Tom Scimeca

Caney, Kansas

  4

70x

Joe Woods

Wichita, Kansas

  5

88

Frank Starkey

Hutchinson, Kansas

  6

21x

Steve Foster

Wichita, Kansas

  7

99x

Tom Wunder

Topeka, Kansas

  8

4x

Roger Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

  9

23

Gary Pletcher

Sharon Springs, Kansas

10

48x

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

11

13x

Tom Drewel

Claflin, Kansas

12

18x

Tony Bruce, Sr.

Liberal, Kansas

13

7x

Farrell Belt

Cunningham, Kansas

 

Sixth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

2

14

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

3

49

Andy Claiborne

Shawnee Mission, Kansas

4

65x

Rusty Hilderman

Topeka, Kansas

5

50

Jerry Lyon

 

6

68

Roy McClellan

 

7

5x

Frank McGehee

Wichita, Kansas

8

54

 

 

9

 5

Clifford Reusser

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Trophy Dash

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

65

Ferris Collier

Lampe, Missouri

2

92

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

3

77x

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

4

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

5

60

David Hughes

Breckinridge, Oklahoma

 

D Feature Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

97

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

2

75

Tim Porter

Kansas City, Kansas

3

02

Pinky Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

4

48x

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

84

Francis Hoppenstedt

Manhattan, Kansas

6

6

Larry Croisant

Beloit, Kansas

7

04

Steve Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas 

 

C Feature Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

44x

Rob Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

  2

121

Doug Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

  3

5x

Frank McGehee

Wichita, Kansas

  4

25

Dale Ulery

Ness City, Kansas

  5

777

Dave Oltman

Salina, Kansas

  6

75

Tim Porter

Kansas City, Kansas

  7

99x

Tom Wunder

Topeka, Kansas

  8

8

Bill Bell

Dodge City, Kansas

  9

54

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

10

38

David Chambers

 

11

23

Gary Pletcher

Sharon Springs, Kansas

12

16

Vernon Strutt

Great Bend, Kansas

13

444

Bill Wills

Salina, Kansas

 

B Feature Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

1#

Terry Dickey

Wichita, Kansas

  2

44

Steve Kammerer

Wichita, Kansas

  3

71

Dan Ayres

Leavenworth, Kansas

  4

70

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

  5

65x

Rusty Hilderman

Topeka, Kansas

  6

77

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

  7

283

Loyd Farr

Leoti, Kansas

  8

44x

Rob Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

  9

33

Bob Dauer

Marquette, Kansas

10

68

Roy McClellan

 

 

36

Henry Ellington

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

90

Johnny Boe

Enid, Oklahoma

DNF

11X

Rick Dauer

Falun, Kansas

Bob Dauer and Ellington tangled in the northeast turn just three laps after Rick Dauer had crashed in the wall in the same turn.

 

A Feature Race 22 Cars 17 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

65

Ferris Collier

Lampe, Missouri

  2

60

David Hughes

Breckinridge, Oklahoma

  3

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

  4

92

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  5

57

Dhon Hauserman

Wichita, Kansas

  6

13

Mike Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

  7

44

Steve Kammerer

Wichita, Kansas

  8

30

Alan Ashley

Wichita, Kansas

  9

14

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

10

80

Frank Key

Wichita, Kansas

11

7

Greg Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

12

49

Andy Claiborne

Shawnee Mission, Kansas

13

1#

Terry Dickey

Wichita, Kansas

14

70

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

15

96

Gary Moore

Wichita, Kansas

16

77x

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

 

Oren Haas

81 Speedway program

Gary Holbert

Racing from the Past website

 

Loyd Farr

Racing from the Past website

Bill Bell

Racing from the Past website 

 

Clifford Reusser

Racing from the Past website

Steve Kammerer

81 Speedway program

 Van Gemmill

Racing from the Past website

Henry Ellington

Racing from the Past website

 

Bob Dauer

Racing from the Past website

Jim Mayes

Racing from the Past website

Gailen Budden

Racing from the Past website 

Terry Deatherage

Racing from the Past website 

 

Larry McDaniels

Racing from the Past website

Shelby Steenson

Racing from the Past website

Bill Wills

Racing from the Past website

John Tipping

Racing from the Past website

 

Ted Shepard

Racing from the Past website

Rob Glasse

Racing from the Past website

Frank Sell

Racing from the Past website 

Leroy Dauer

Racing from the Past website

 

Craig Miller

Racing from the Past website

Ricky Dunsworth

Racing from the Past website

Doug Thompson

Racing from the Past website

Marvin Bradford 

Racing from the Past website

 

Francis Hoppenstedt

Racing from the Past website

Dhon Hauserman

Rick Kippes photo

Roger Thompson

Racing from the Past website

Gary Moore

Gary Moore collection

 

Milton Ward

Racing from the Past website

Pinky Mullens

Mullens family collection

Steve Foster

Racing from the Past website

Dave Oltman

Racing from the Past website  

 

Terry Dickey

Racing from the Past website

Frank McGehee

Haehn collection

Don Morris

Racing from the Past website

Dick Hendershot, Jr.

Racing from the Past website

 

Tom Wunder

Racing from the Past website 

Andy Claiborne

Claiborne collection 

 Lonnie Smith

81 Speedway program

 Vernon Strutt

Racing from the Past website 

 

 

 

Sam Brittendall

Duane Toyne collection from the Racing from the Past website

 

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