Shelby Steenson

Racing from the Past website

Leroy Dauer

Racing from the Past website

Gary Kratzer

Racing from the Past website

Doug Thompson

Racing from the Past website

Mel Potts

Racing from the Past website

Cliff Reusser

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Alan Combs

Racing from the Past website

Iran Wheeler

Racing from the Past website

Charles Randolph

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Bud Haehn

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Loyd Farr

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Dhon Hauserman

Rick Kippes photo

Dan Hacker

Racing from the Past website

Ted Shepard

Racing from the Past website

 Van Gemmill

Racing from the Past website 

Terry Deatherage

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Gary Holbert

Racing from the Past website

Larry McDaniels

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Ron Dauer

Racing from the Past website

Bob Dauer

Racing from the Past website

Oren Haas

81 Speedway program

Tommy Edwards

Racing from the Past website

Frank Sell

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Lonnie Cooper

Cooper collection

Dick Hendershot, Jr.

Racing from the Past website

Bill Sanders

Racing from the Past website

Buck Cadwell

Racing from the Past website

Rob Glasse

Racing from the Past website

Bob Drake

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Henry Ellington

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Tom Wunder

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Dick Julian

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Steve Foster

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J. J. Adolph

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J. D. Martin

Racing from the Past website

Sam Brittendall

Duane Toyne collection from the Racing from the Past website

Ann Cramer

Lies collection

 Lonnie Smith

81 Speedway program

 Hutchinson Nationals Heat Races for

Late Model Stock Cars

On the Historic Half-Mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday July 28, 1979

 

Sanctioned by National Championship Racing Association (N.C.R.A.)

Promotional company Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

Race director C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Only heat races were run.  There were no feature races run on this date.

 

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

9

Charlie Randolph

Muskogee, Oklahoma

  2

12

Ted Shepard

Enid, Oklahoma

  3

77x

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

  4

57

Dhon Hauserman

Wichita, Kansas

  5

1

Sonny Fuller

Salina, Kansas

  6

369

Rick Dauer

Falun, Kansas

  7

8

Dan Hacker

Kingman, Kansas

  8

7

Greg Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

  9

444

Dale Farr

Leoti, Kansas

10

05

Steve Oehlert

Solomon, Kansas

11

0

Richard Shearon

Enid, Oklahoma

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

  2

23

Ron Jones

Muskogee, Oklahoma

  3

65

Ferris Collier

Lampe, Missouri

  4

33

Bob Dauer

Marquette, Kansas

  5

54x

Ann Cramer

Muskogee, Oklahoma

  6

14

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

  7

66x

Ron Dauer

Lindsborg, Kansas

  8

99

Tom Wunder

Topeka, Kansas

  9

44

Corky VanGotten

Chanute, Kansas

10

21

Marvin McNett

Sylvia, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

77

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

2

99x

Leroy Dauer

Falun, Kansas

3

283

Loyd Farr

Leoti, Kansas

4

55+

Gary Kratzer

Lyons, Kansas

5

42

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

6

21x

Doug Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

7

13

Steve Gastineau

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

8

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Fourth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

60

David Hughes

Breckinridge, Oklahoma

2

50

Tom Scimeca

Caney, Kansas

3

555

Bob Reed

Wichita, Kansas

4

198

Rod Keller

Dodge City, Kansas

5

10

Mel Potts

Salina, Kansas

6

5

Clifford Reusser

Hutchinson, Kansas

DNF

55

Alan Combs

Herington, Kansas

DNF

98

Iran Wheeler

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 Fifth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

c88

Van Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

2

93

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

3

30

Alan Ashley

Wichita, Kansas

4

92

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

5

121x

Tommy Edwards

Del City, Oklahoma

6

x11

Bud Haehn

Wichita, Kansas

7

7x

Lonnie Cooper

Wichita, Kansas

8

28

Frank Sell

Hutchinson, Kansas

9

27

J. J. Adolph

Manhattan, Kansas

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sixth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

3x

Ron Simmons

Ft. Scott, Kansas

2

3

Dick Hendershot, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

39

Joe Smith

Woodward, Oklahoma

4

53

Ron McAninch

Wichita, Kansas

5

18

Tony Bruce, Sr.

Liberal, Kansas

6

20

Dick Julian

Great Bend, Kansas

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Seventh Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

25

Bill Sanders

Muskogee, Oklahoma

2

07

Buck Cadwell

Arnett, Oklahoma

3

44x

Rob Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

4

15

J. D. Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

5

16x

Bob Drake

Ft. Supply, Oklahoma

6

10x

Pete Haskin

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

7

48x

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

8

4-11

Jake Jacobs

Marquette, Kansas

9

121

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

10

36

Henry Ellington

Hutchinson, Kansas

11

56

Steve Moore

Hutchinson, Kansas

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#55 Alan Combs of Herington, Kansas scraps against the outside wall as #198 Rod Keller of Dodge City, Kansas passes by on the inside.  The incident happened during the fourth heat race Brad Michael photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

 

 

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