Thirteenth Annual Kansas State Super Modified Championship Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday – September 17, 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 

 

 

 

First Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

25

Jay Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

  2

17

Davie Moore

Wichita, Kansas

  3

4

Roger Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

  4

51

Eldon Borger

Jetmore, Kansas

  5

1

Don Adams

Liberal, Kansas

  6

401

Grady Burks

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  7

36

Butch Roberts

Edmond, Oklahoma

  8

81

Terry Brown

Ft. Scott, Kansas

  9

97

Alan Herbert

Dodge City, Kansas

10

99

Ron Lynch

Wichita, Kansas

11

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

12

49

Lawrence Petrie

Solomon, Kansas

 

 

 

Second Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

7

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

  2

86

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

  3

1x

Jerry Everhart

Wichita, Kansas

  4

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

  5

58

Duane Cain

Wichita, Kansas

  6

9

Larry Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

  7

8

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

  8

6x

Randy Willingham

Emporia, Kansas

  9

32

Larry Mossman*

Winfield, Kansas

10

8x

Mark Walinder

Ness City, Kansas

11

22

Rick Salem

Oberlin, Kansas

Bryant took the lead early and held it all the way to the finish.

 

 

 

Third Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

2x

Harold Leep, Jr.

Wichita, Kansas

  2

88

Randy Jones

Jetmore, Kansas

  3

6

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

  4

112

Arnold Horner

Jetmore, Kansas

  5

75

John Beeson

Scott City, Kansas

  6

02

Sam Hunt

Arkansas City, Kansas

  7

62

Charlie Turner

Arkansas City, Kansas

  8

4x

Jim Selenke

Colwich, Kansas

  9

7x

Dutch Ter Steege

Bethany, Oklahoma

10

68

Larry Radcliffe

Hill City, Kansas

11

9

John LaShell

Ellis, Kansas

 

 

 

Fourth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

27

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

  2

20

Bob Finley

Garden City, Kansas

  3

2

Lawrence Sinks

Lawrence, Kansas

  4

10

Dee Zelmer

Lee Summit, Missouri

  5

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

  6

14

Wylan Cattrell

Wichita, Kansas

  7

38

Lee Martin

Oberlin, Kansas

  8

111

Ken Pearson

Valley Center, Kansas

  9

92

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

10

11

Don Pearson

Valley Center, Kansas

Uehling led this race the entire distance.

 

 

 

Trophy Dash

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

25

Jay Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

2

17

Davie Moore

Wichita, Kansas

3

86

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

4

7

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

5

27

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

6

88

Randy Jones

Jetmore, Kansas

  

 

 

B Feature

Place

Car #

Driver

From

 

  1

8

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

 

  2

38

Lee Martin

Oberlin, Kansas

 

  3

22

Rick Salem

Oberlin, Kansas

 

  4

9

Larry Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

 

  5

6x

Randy Willingham

Emporia, Kansas

 

  6

32

Larry Mossman*

Winfield, Kansas

 

  7

62

Charlie Turner

Arkansas City, Kansas

 

  8

92

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

 

  9

68

Larry Radcliffe

Hill City, Kansas

 

10

02

Sam Hunt

Arkansas City, Kansas

 

11

4x

Jim Selenke

Colwich, Kansas

 

12

97

Alan Herbert

Dodge City, Kansas

 

13

99

Ron Lynch

Wichita, Kansas

 

14

111

Ken Pearson

Valley Center, Kansas

 

15

7x

Dutch Ter Steege

Bethany, Oklahoma

 

16

8x

Mark Walinder

Ness City, Kansas

DNF

17

11

Don Pearson

Valley Center, Kansas

DNF

18

81

Terry Brown

Ft. Scott, Kansas

DNF

Walinder received minor injuries when he flipped his car just past the half-way point in this race.

 

 

 

A Feature

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

25

Jay Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

  2

27

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

  3

7

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

  4

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

  5

1x

Jerry Everhart

Wichita, Kansas

  6

6

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

  7

4

Roger Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

  8

88

Randy Jones

Jetmore, Kansas

  9

17

Davie Moore

Wichita, Kansas

10

51

Eldon Borger

Jetmore, Kansas

11

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

12

10

Dee Zelmer

Lee Summit, Missouri

13

401

Grady Burks

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

14

86

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

15

20

Bob Finley

Garden City, Kansas

16

75

John Beeson

Scott City, Kansas

17

1

Don Adams

Liberal, Kansas

18

112

Arnold Horner

Jetmore, Kansas

19

58

Duane Cain

Wichita, Kansas

20

2

Lawrence Sinks

Lawrence, Kansas

Bryant led the first half of this race before Woodside took over and led the rest of the way.

 

 

 

 

#17 Davie Moore in his own super modified – Jerry Leep photo from the Mike Pogue collection

 

 

 

 #4x Jim Selenke on the outside managed to finish just in front of #97 Albert Herbert in the B feature – Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

#401 Grady Burks and #1 Don Adams got together in the A Feature – Racing from the Past website 

 

 

 

 

 

Roger Thompson

Racing from the Past website

Frank Lies

Racing from the Past website

Jay Woodside

Racing from the Past website

 

Harold Leep, Jr.

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Lee Martin

Racing from the Past website

Fred Hembree

Racing from the Past website

Don Adams

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

Jerry Everhart

Everhart family collection

 

 

 

Randy Willingham

Racing from the Past website

Dutch Ter Steege

Racing from the Past website

Arnold Horner

Racing from the Past website 

Roy Bryant

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Herb Copeland

Leroy Byers photo from the Bob Mays collection

Terry Uehling

Hutchinson Nationals program

Mark Walinder

Racing from the Past website

Dick Walker

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

 

Wylan Cattrell

Racing from the Past website

Randy Jones

Racing from the Past website 

Larry Radcliffe

Racing from the Past website

Rick Salem

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Dee Zelmer

Racing from the Past website

Lawrence Sinks

Lawrence Sinks collection

Larry Mossman*

Mossman collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Larry Mossman went by the alias “Roger Bond” when competing in auto races.

 

 

 

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