Late Model Stock Car Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

Saturday – September 19, 1964

 

 

Sanctioned by – International Motor Contest Association (I.M.C.A.)

Track condition – “wet, slick, and bumpy” 

 

 

 

Ramo Stott

Midwest Racing Archives website

Dick Hutcherson

Midwest Racing Archives website

 

 

    

Time Trials – 18 Cars – 1 Lap

Place

Driver

From

Time

  1

Ramo Stott*

Keokuk, Iowa

28.35

  2

Dick Hutcherson**

Keokuk, Iowa

29.62

  3

Ole Brua

Albert Lea, Minnesota

29.70

  4

Leonard “Lenny” Funk

Otis, Kansas

29.85

  5

Bob Reynolds

Edmond, Oklahoma

29.87

  6

Ernie Derr

Keokuk, Iowa

29.95

  7

Bob Jusola***

Mound, Minnesota

29.95

  8

Bill Thomas

Lake Elma, Minnesota

30.90

  9

Jerry Douglas

Wichita Falls, Texas

30.92

10

Bill Gibson

Kansas City, Kansas

31.20

11

Dick Johnson

St. Paul, Minnesota

32.24

12

Vic Elson

Springfield, Missouri

32.43

13

George Butland

Brighton, Colorado

32.85

14

Leon Bowman

Wichita, Kansas

34.56

15

Bob Todd

Independence, Missouri

35.30

16

Dean Huckaby

Kansas City, Missouri

36.23

17

Frank Scdoris

Lincoln, Nebraska

NT

18

Don Massa

Lincoln, Nebraska

NT

 The times from these time trials were also used on Sunday, September 20, 1964.

 

   

 

Dash – 4 Cars – 5 Laps

Fastest four cars from the time trials

Place

Driver

From

Time

1

Leonard “Lenny” Funk

Otis, Kansas

2:56.85

2

Ramo Stott*

Keokuk, Iowa

 

3

Dick Hutcherson**

Keokuk, Iowa

 

4

Ole Brua

Albert Lea, Minnesota

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race – 10 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Time

1

Bob Reynolds

Edmond, Oklahoma

5:18.81

2

Dick Johnson

St. Paul, Minnesota

 

3

Bob Jusola***

Mound, Minnesota

 

4

George Butland

Brighton, Colorado

 

 

Dean Huckaby

Kansas City, Missouri

DNF

    Huckaby’s car lost a wheel.

         

 

 

Second Heat Race – 10 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Time 

1

Ernie Derr

Keokuk, Iowa

5:20.0

2

Bill Thomas

Lake Elma, Minnesota

 

3

Leon Bowman

Wichita, Kansas

 

4

Bill Gibson

Kansas City, Kansas

 

5

Vic Elson

Springfield, Missouri

 

 

 

 

Consolation Race – 7 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Time

1

Bill Gibson

Kansas City, Kansas

3:42.80

2

Dick Johnson

St. Paul, Minnesota

 

3

Vic Elson

Springfield, Missouri

 

4

Jerry Douglas

Wichita Falls, Texas

 

 

 

 

Australian Pursuit

Place

Driver

From

Time

1

Vic Elson

Springfield, Missouri

3:42.80

2

Bill Gibson

Kansas City, Kansas

 

 

 

 

Feature Race – 25 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Time

  1

Dick Hutcherson**

Keokuk, Iowa

11:52.90

  2

Ramo Stott*

Keokuk, Iowa

 

  3

Leonard “Lenny” Funk

Otis, Kansas

 

  4

Ernie Derr

Keokuk, Iowa

 

  5

Bob Reynolds

Edmond, Oklahoma

 

  6

Ole Brua

Albert Lea, Minnesota

 

  7

Bob Jusola

Mound, Minnesota

 

  8

Bill Thomas

Lake Elma, Minnesota

 

  9

Vic Elson

Springfield, Missouri

 

10

Dick Johnson

St. Paul, Minnesota

 

Hutcherson lead every lap finishing “the length of a city block” ahead of Stott.

 

 

 

 

* Ramo Stott competed in the Daytona “500” eleven times.

 

** Dick Hutcherson (1931-2005) competed in the Daytona “500” three times.

 

*** Robert “Bob” Jusola (1932-1980) died of a heart attack while competing in an A.S.A. late model stock car race at St. Paul, Minnesota.

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