Late Model Stock Car Time Trials for the

Nineteenth Annual National Modified Championship Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

Hutchinson, Kansas

Saturday – July 26, 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

Trophy Queen – Belinda Austin of Partridge, Kansas

 

 

 

Steve Dunsworth of Hutchinson pulling out of the pits to take his time trial.

Tim Janicke photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

Late Model Stock Cars

Time Trials – 1 Lap

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Year / Model

Time

  1

77

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

1973 Ford

26.68

  2

59

Tom Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

1972 Chevrolet

26.80

  3

30x

Melvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

1965 Chevrolet

27.13

  4

10

Larry Crowl

Hutchinson, Kansas

1969 Chevrolet

27.15

  5

3

Dick Hendershot*

Hutchinson, Kansas

1967 Chevrolet

27.18

  6

52

A. C. Saint

Tulsa, Oklahoma

1969 Chevrolet

27.19

  7

86

Bill Main

Hutchinson, Kansas

1968 Chevrolet

27.21

  7

71

Loyd Farr

Leoti, Kansas

1965 Chevrolet

27.21

  9

12

Tim Wheaton

Dodge City, Kansas

1974 Chevrolet

27.25

10

11

Van Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

1968 Chevrolet

27.28

11

19

Charlie Laing

Wichita, Kansas

1969 Chevrolet

27.32

11

97

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

1955 Chevrolet

27.32

13

98

Rod Keller

Dodge City, Kansas

1970 Chevrolet

27.40

14

0

Mel Potts

Salina, Kansas

1967 Chevrolet

27.49

15

9

Doc Pickle

Pratt, Kansas

1964 Chevrolet

27.54

16

27

O. B. Barsh, Jr.

Garden City, Kansas

1970 Ford

27.59

17

73

Dave Hardesty

Minneapolis, Kansas

1967 Chevrolet

27.60

18

02

Pinky Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

1968 Chevrolet

27.61

19

8

Don Kreie

Dodge City, Kansas

1975 Chevrolet

27.63

19

777

Dave Oltman

Salina, Kansas

1969 Chevrolet

27.63

21

15

J. D. Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

1955 Chevrolet

27.67

22

82

Bob Fitzsimmon

Dodge City, Kansas

1966 Chevrolet

27.73

23

26

Jim Kizzar

Chase, Kansas

1968 Chevrolet

27.77

24

1

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

1965 Chevrolet

27.82

25

32-2

Butch Brack

Great Bend, Kansas

1968 Chevrolet

27.95

26

25

Dale Ulery

Dodge City, Kansas

1966 Chevrolet

27.99

27

13

Von Morton

Hutchinson, Kansas

1968 Chevrolet

28.07

28

 16x

Roger Thompson

Milford, Kansas

1964 Ford

28.14

29

16

Jim Beeson

Scott City, Kansas

1973 Ford

28.20

30

04

Steve Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

1955 Chevrolet

28.23

30

12x

Ted Shepard

Enid, Oklahoma

1973 Plymouth

28.23

32

30

Jerry Barnes

Dodge City, Kansas

1955 Chevrolet

28.25

33

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

1974 Chevrolet

28.30

34

33

Steve Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

1972 Dodge

28.35

35

99x

Ralph Henderson

Mulvane, Kansas

1955 Chevrolet

28.38

35

77x

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

1967 Chevrolet

28.38

37

007

John Crugg

Manhattan, Kansas

1968 Chevrolet

28.47

38

7x

Greg Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

1963 Chevrolet

28.52

39

48

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

1967 Chevrolet

28.88

40

87x

Jerald Hedberg

Lindsborg, Kansas

1965 Chevrolet

28.89

41

198

Buddy Wysong

Hutchinson, Kansas

1967 Chevrolet

29.01

42

23A

Jeff Scott

Roxbury, Kansas

1966 Chevrolet

29.42

43

151

Lonnie Cooper

Wichita, Kansas

1965 Chevrolet

29.45

44

33x

Bob Dauer

Marquette, Kansas

1969 Chevrolet

29.49

45

39x

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

1970 Chevrolet

29.53

46

5-A

Charles Omerod

Wichita, Kansas

1956 Ford

29.65

47

44

Larry Looney

Wichita, Kansas

1970 Chevrolet

29.78

48

49

Lawrence Petrie

Solomon, Kansas

1963 Ford

29.89

49

11x

Bobby Simmons

Wichita, Kansas

1965 Chevrolet

30.07

50

99

Leroy Dauer

Falun, Kansas

1966 Chevrolet

30.15

50

14

Henry Martin

McPherson, Kansas

1967 Ford

30.15

52

45

Elmo Lane

Hutchinson, Kansas

1966 Ford

31.05

53

28

Norris Anderson

Jamestown, Kansas

1965 Chevrolet

NT

54

1x

Garry Fuller

Salina, Kansas

1971 Chevrolet

NT

55

60

Tom Swafford

Hutchinson, Kansas

1968 Chevrolet

NT

 

 

 

 

Car #4 was a six-cylinder 1955 Chevrolet built and owned by Bob Buchholz of WaKeeney, Kansas.  The driver was Bernie Beydler also of WaKeeney, Kansas.  Click your mouse on the photo to see another photo of the engine in this car – Photos from the Bob Buchholz collection

  

Roger Thompson

Racing from the Past website

Pinky Mullens

Mullens family collection

Jim Kizzar

Racing from the Past website 

Don Kreie

Roger Burnett collection 

 

Milton Ward

Racing from the Past website 

Mel Potts

Racing from the Past website

Oren Haas

Racing from the Past website

 Van Gemmill

Racing from the Past website 

 

Loyd Farr

Racing from the Past website 

Tim Wheaton

Racing from the Past website

Dave Oltman

Racing from the Past website

Shelby Steenson

Racing from the Past website 

 

Ted Shepard

Racing from the Past website

J. D. Martin

Merrick racing program

Butch Brack

Schrater family collection 

 

Charlie Laing

Mike Cornelison photo

 

Terry Deatherage

Racing from the Past website

Dick Hendershot

Racing from the Past website

Gary Holbert

Racing from the Past website

Von Morton

Racing from the Past website

 

Lonnie Cooper

Cooper collection 

Bill Main

Racing from the Past website

Ralph Henderson

Ralph Henderson collection 

Marvin Bradford

Racing from the Past website

 

Larry Crowl

Donavan Kreie collection from the Racing from the Past website

Tom Lutkie

Mike Cornelison photo

Sam Brittendall

Duane Toyne collection from the Racing from the Past website

Elmo Lane

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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