Seventeenth Annual Kansas State Championship Races

Super Modifieds

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday – September 19, 1981

 

Race Director – C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

Promotional Company – Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

 

Numbers of Cars Entered – 35 cars 

 

 

 

#4 Rick Riner of Wichita, Kansas – Jim Petty collection

 

  

 

First Heat Race – 9 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

88

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

4

2

51

Eldon Borger

Jetmore, Kansas

1

3

28

Ace Gearhart

Liberal, Kansas

3

4

53L

Frank Offutt

Utica, Kansas

6

5

97

Alan Herbert

Dodge City, Kansas

8

6

16

Paul Dutton, Jr.

Wichita, Kansas

9

7

9

Larry Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

2

DNF

4

Rick Riner

Wichita, Kansas

7

DNF

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

5

 

 

 

Second Heat Race – 8 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

37E

Jerry Everhart

Wichita, Kansas

8

2

58

Duane Cain

Wichita, Kansas

7

3

6

Randy Willingham

Amarillo, Texas

6

4

17

Bob Murra

Wichita, Kansas

3

5

92

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

2

6

15

Harold Leep, Jr.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

4

7

0

Gary Richardson

Liberal, Kansas

5

DNF

2M

Stan Constant

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1

 

 

 

Third Heat Race – 9 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

25

Jay Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

2

2

1

Don Adams

Liberal, Kansas

4

3

7

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

6

4

76

Dee Zelmer

Lee’s Summit, Missouri

1

5

2x

Garry Lee Maier

Jetmore, Kansas

3

6

8

Daryl Bybee

Wichita, Kansas

8

DNF

27

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

9

DNF

90

Johnny Boe

Enid, Oklahoma

7

DNF

43

Jim Selenke

Wichita, Kansas

5

 

 

 

Fourth Heat Race – 9 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

1n

Herb Copeland

Wichita, Kansas

1

2

99

Harold Leep, Sr.

Wichita, Kansas

8

3

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

9

4

14

Wylan Cattrell

Wichita, Kansas

2

5

84

Dennis Park

Liberal, Kansas

4

6

18

Merlin Stout

Rolla, Kansas

5

7

7x

Roger Sundquist

Holdrege, Nebraska

7

8

23

Greg Wooley

Oklahoma City, Okllahoma

6

9

62

Charlie Turner

Arkansas City, Kansas

3

 

 

  

Trophy Dash – 4 Cars – 4 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

88

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

1

2

25

Jay Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

3

3

37E

Jerry Everhart

Wichita, Kansas

2

4

1n

Herb Copeland

Wichita, Kansas

4

 

 

 

B Feature Race – 17 Cars – 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

  1

97

Alan Herbert

Dodge City, Kansas

  1

  2

27

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

17

  3

2x

Garry Lee Maier

Jetmore, Kansas

  3

  4

92

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

  2

  5

23

Greg Wooley

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

12

  6

16

Paul Dutton, Jr.

Wichita, Kansas

  5

  7

0

Gary Richardson

Liberal, Kansas

10

  8

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

14

  9

62

Charlie Turner

Arkansas City, Kansas

13

10

18

Merlin Stout

Rolla, Kansas

  8

11

84

Dennis Park

Liberal, Kansas

  4

12

7x

Roger Sundquist

Holdrege, Nebraska

11

DNF

15

Harold Leep, Jr.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  6

DNF

9

Larry Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

  9

DNF

8

Daryl Bybee

Wichita, Kansas

  7

DNF

2M

Stan Constant

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

15

DNF

90

Johnny Boe

Enid, Oklahoma

16

 

 

 

A Feature – 20 Cars – 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

  1

88

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

  1

  2

99

Harold Leep

Wichita, Kansas

  8

  3

25

Jay Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

  3

  4

1n

Herb Copeland

Wichita, Kansas

  4

  5

1

Don Adams

Liberal, Kansas

  7

  6

27

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

18

  7

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

12

  8

58

Duane Cain

Wichita, Kansas

  6

  9

6

Randy Willingham

Amarillo, Texas

10

10

28

Ace Gearhart

Liberal, Kansas

  9

11

17

Bob Murra

Wichita, Kansas

14

12

53L

Frank Offutt

Utica, Kansas

13

13

51

Eldon Borger

Jetmore, Kansas

  5

14

14

Wylan Cattrell

Wichita, Kansas

16

15

2x

Garry Lee Maier

Jetmore, Kansas

19

16

76

Dee Zelmer

Lee’s Summit, Missouri

15

DNF

7

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

11

DNF

97

Alan Herbert

Dodge City, Kansas

17

DNF

37E

Jerry Everhart

Wichita, Kansas

  2

DNF

23

Greg Wooley

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

20

Wooley’s car caught fire on the ninth lap causing first and second degree burns to his hands and left foot.

Everhart’s car suffered engine failure while running in second place.

Johnson’s victory earned him $500 from the day’s purse while Leep collected $350 for his second place finish.

 

 

 

  

Roger Sundquist

Racing from the Past website

Walt McWhorter

Racing from the Past website

Ace Gearhart

Racing from the Past website

Jay Woodside

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Alan Herbert

Racing from the Past website

Frank Lies

Racing from the Past website

Harold Leep, Jr.

Racing from the Past website

 

Roy Bryant

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Wylan Cattrell

Racing from the Past website 

Dick Walker

Racing from the Past website

Jerry Everhart

Everhart family collection

 

Paul Dutton, Jr.

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Herb Copeland

Racing from the Past website

Randy Willingham

Racing from the Past website

Eldon Borger

Racing from the Past website

Harold Leep

Racing from the Past website

  

 

 

Terry Uehling

Racing from the Past website

Greg Wooley

J. D. & Jannie Porter collection from the Racing from the Past website

Don Adams

Racing from the Past website 

Jon Johnson

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

 

  

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