Eleventh Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model Stock Car Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Sunday – September 21, 1975

 

 

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

Driver

From

1

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

2

Jerry Hudson

Athol, Kansas

3

Larry Croisant

Beloit, Kansas

4

Larry Briggs

Kansas City, Kansas

5

Steve Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

2

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

3

Jim Kizzar

Chase, Kansas

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

5

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

Third Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

2

Steve Kammerer

Wichita, Kansas

3

Tom Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

4

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Salina, Kansas

5

Butch Brack

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

Trophy Dash

Place

Driver

From

1

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

 

 

 

B Feature – 15 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Dick Hendershot*

Hutchinson, Kansas

  2

Terry Dickey

Haysville, Kansas

  3

Howard Spitler

Republic, Kansas

  4

Orville Clinton

Minneapolis, Kansas

  5

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

  6

Dale Ulery

Dodge City, Kansas

  7

Pinky Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Rod Keller

Dodge City, Kansas

  9

Lonnie Cooper

Wichita, Kansas

10

J. B. Becker

Salina, Kansas

Hendershot led this entire race.

 

 

 

A Feature – 20 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

  2

Steve Kammerer

Wichita, Kansas

  3

Van Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

  4

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

  5

Butch Brack

Great Bend, Kansas

  6

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

  7

Steve Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Larry Croisant

Beloit, Kansas

  9

Jim Kizzar

Chase, Kansas

10

Dave Oltman

Salina, Kansas

DNF

Tom Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

DNF

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

Steenson’s throttle control broke in the third lap.

An unidentified car spun out on the final (northwest) turn on the final lap causing Tom Lutkie to take evasive measures that resulted in his crashing into the outside wall.

Bradford led this entire race and was not challenged after the third lap.

 

 

 

Kansas State Late Model Stock Car Racing Championship

Determined from those winning the most total points over the three days of Late Model stock car racing at the Kansas State Fair

Place

Driver

From

Total Points

1

Steve Kammerer

Wichita, Kansas

85

2

Dave Oltman

Salina, Kansas

82

3

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

81

4

Jim Kizzar

Chase, Kansas

79

 

 

 

  

Dave Oltman

Racing from the Past website 

Shelby Steenson

Racing from the Past website 

Jim Kizzar

Racing from the Past website

 Van Gemmill

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Racing from the Past website 

Terry Deatherage

Racing from the Past website

Pinky Mullens

Mullens family collection

Howard Spitler

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Oren Haas

Racing from the Past collection

Lonnie Cooper

Cooper collection

Butch Brack

Schrater family collection

Dick Hendershot

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Steve Kammerer

81 Speedway program

 

Marvin Bradford

Racing from the Past website

Tom Lutkie

Steve Lutkie collection

Gary Holbert

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Milton Ward

Racing from the Past website 

Steve Lutkie

Steve Lutkie collection 

 Orville Clinton

Racing from the Past website

Terry Dickey

Racing from the Past collection 

 

 

 

Sam Brittendall

Duane Toyne collection from the Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

* Richard M. “Dick” Hendershot (1925-1976) was fatally injured in a racing accident at Salina, Kansas.

 

  

  

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