Late Model Stock Car Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

Sunday – September 20, 1964

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Ramo Stott

Midwest Racing Archives website

Dick Hutcherson

Midwest Racing Archives website

 

 

   

 

Time Trials – 18 Cars – 1 Lap

Time trials for these races were run on Saturday afternoon, September 19, 1964 and the times given used on both days.

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

 

 

   

 

Fast Car Dash – 4 Cars – 6 Laps

Fastest four cars from the time trials

Place

Driver

From

Time

1

Leonard “Lenny” Funk

Otis, Kansas

3:01.78

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

Jerry Douglas

Wichita Falls, Texas

5:28.52

2

Bob Reynolds

Edmond, Oklahoma

 

3

Bob Jusola***

Mound, Minnesota

 

4

Dick Johnson

St. Paul, Minnesota

 

5

Frank Scdoris

Lincoln, Nebraska

 

6

Leon Bowman

Wichita, Kansas

 

             

 

 

Second Heat Race – 10 Laps

Place

Driver

From

 

1

Ernie Derr

Keokuk, Iowa

 

2

Vic Elson

Springfield, Missouri

 

3

Bill Thomas

Lake Elma, Minnesota

 

4

Bill Gibson

Kansas City, Kansas

 

5

Don Massa

Lincoln, Nebraska

 

 

Dean Huckaby

Kansas City, Missouri

DNF

                Huckaby and Gibson collided in the southeast turn with both cars spinning to a stop.  Gibson was able to continue while Huckaby’s car had to be towed from the racetrack. 

 

 

 

Consolation Race – 7 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Time

1

Bill Gibson

Kansas City, Kansas

3:40.77

2

Bill Thomas

Lake Elma, Minnesota

 

3

Dick Johnson

St. Paul, Minnesota

 

4

Leon Bowman

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

 

Australian Pursuit

Place

Driver

From

 

1

Dean Huckaby

Kansas City, Missouri

 

2

Leon Bowman

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

 

Feature Race – 25 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Time

  1

Ramo Stott*

Keokuk, Iowa

11:52.90

  2

Dick Hutcherson**

Keokuk, Iowa

 

  3

Ernie Derr

Keokuk, Iowa

 

  4

Leonard “Lenny” Funk

Otis, Kansas

 

  5

Bob Reynolds

Edmond, Oklahoma

 

  6

Bob Jusola***

Mound, Minnesota

 

  7

Ole Brua

Albert Lea, Minnesota

 

  8

Jerry Douglas

Wichita Falls, Texas

 

  9

Bill Thomas

Lake Elma, Minnesota

 

10

Dick Johnson

St. Paul, Minnesota

 

                Stott lead the entire race from the pole position while Hutcherson followed close behind having started on the outside of the front row.

                Funk battled Derr for third place the entire race but was not able to pass him.  This battle took place about ˝ block behind the leaders with fifth place being far behind.

 

 

 

 

* 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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