Time Trials for the

Tenth Annual National Modified Jalopy Championship Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

Hutchinson, Kansas

Saturday – July 30, 1966

 

 

 

Promotional Company – Merrick Racing Promotions (M.R.P.)

Race Director – Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

National Jalopy Trophy Queen – Peggy Vratil of Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

Time Trials – 1 Lap

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Time

  1

99

Ed Schauf1

Wichita, Kansas

27.01

  2

6

Joe Lehman

Denver, Colorado

27.21

  3

71

Dale Case

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

27.53

  4

55

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

27.66

  5

76

Henry Ellington

Hutchinson, Kansas

27.86

  6

26

Dick Hendershot3

Hutchinson, Kansas

27.92

  7

62

Bill Curless

Arkansas City, Kansas

27.96

  8

21

Charlie Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

28.00

  9

112

Evard Humphrey

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

28.03

10

7

Jerry Everhart

Wichita, Kansas

28.04

11

3

Melvin Rogers

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

28.10

12

97

Bill Nelson

Wichita, Kansas

28.13

 132

11

Francis Hoppenstedt

Manhattan, Kansas

28.22

14

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

28.28

15

50

Bob Reynolds

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

28.33

16

11

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

28.35

17

6x

Bobby Laden

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

28.35

18

88

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

28.39

19

4

Forrest Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

28.40

20

58

Mel Montgomery

Wichita, Kansas

28.41

21

34

Walt Pickard

Pueblo, Colorado

28.43

22

54

David Ross

Jetmore, Kansas

28.49

23

14

Grady Wade

Wichita, Kansas

28.51

24

87

Bud Hatch

Yates Center, Kansas

28.56

25

22

Bob Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

28.57

26

47

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

28.61

27

150

Cleman Humphrey

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

28.64

28

57

Harold Leep

Wichita, Kansas

28.66

29

3

Frank Brenfoeder

Lincoln, Nebraska

28.70

30

86

Jay Schrock

Hutchinson, Kansas

28.72

31

12

Lee Phillips

Wichita, Kansas

28.73

32

29

John Riead

Garden City, Kansas

28.77

33

166

Jack Duckworth

Denver, Colorado

28.87

34

22x

Bill Rigsby

Wichita, Kansas

28.97

35

48

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

29.04

36

0

Bob Moberly

Denver, Colorado

29.07

37

2

Allan Herbert

Dodge City, Kansas

29.11

38

31

Leon Spain

Manhattan, Kansas

29.14

39

72

Bud Haehn

Wichita, Kansas

29.17

40

84

Rolland Crocker

Solomon, Kansas

29.23

41

135

Bud Lindstrom

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

29.24

42

00

Billy Patton, Sr.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

29.27

43

66

Gerald Grady

Dodge City, Kansas

29.44

44

8x

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

29.51

45

95

Leon Bowman

Wichita, Kansas

29.59

46

73

Bob Peck

Manhattan, Kansas

29.70

47

122

Tom Bell

Edmond, Oklahoma

29.72

48

18

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

29.75

49

1

H. A. Ratzlaff

Dodge City, Kansas

29.82

50

94

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Salina, Kansas

29.89

51

2

Buddy Cagle

Tulsa, Oklahoma

29.97

52

09

John McGee

Dodge City, Kansas

29.99

53

8

Garry Abell

Salina, Kansas

30.05

54

188

Bill Wilson

Salina, Kansas

30.09

55

41

Roger Thompson4

Junction City, Kansas

30.10

56

121

Buddy Hill

Wichita, Kansas

30.15

57

28

Jim McAmis

Wichita, Kansas

30.21

58

63

Bob Maag

Salina, Kansas

30.74

59

04

Bud Gosset

Amarillo, Texas

30.76

60

9

Ray Powell

Wichita, Kansas

30.83

61

32

Jack Petty

Wichita, Kansas

30.86

62

154

Bill Lewis

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

30.94

63

24

Walt Everett

Wichita, Kansas

30.97

64

69

Bill Bookout

Wichita, Kansas

31.20

65

15

Gene McClellan

Hutchinson, Kansas

31.25

66

35

Jerry Reed

Wichita, Kansas

31.28

67

52

Mike Niffenegger

Kalona, Iowa

31.29

68

03

Ron Ramsey

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

31.40

69

00

Benny Taylor

Tulsa, Oklahoma

31.41

70

41

Roger Thompson4

Junction City, Kansas

31.42

71

83

Alvin Riley

Medora, Kansas

31.51

72

07

John Beeson

Scott City, Kansas

31.55

73

81

Bill Martinson

McPherson, Kansas

31.62

74

64

Dale French

Hutchinson, Kansas

31.84

75

20

Pinky Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

32.00

76

02

Bob Wills

Enid, Oklahoma

32.45

77

44

Ray Riner

Wichita, Kansas

32.97

78

61

Francis Burke

Dodge City, Kansas

34.42

79

53

Jim Goodson

Manhattan, Kansas

NT

80

52

Kenny Funk

 

NT

81

 

Bob Criner

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

NT

 

Frank Lies

Bob Mays collection

 

Henry Ellington

Hutchinson News photo

 

Forrest Coleman

McCoy collection

 

Jay Schrock

Bob Mays collection

 

Bill Lewis

Bob Mays collection

  

Ray Riner

Kenny Greteman photo

 

H. A. Ratzlaff

Lyndon Greaney photo

 

Bob Salem

Roger Burnett collection

 

Charlie Pitts

Charlie Pitts collection

 

Walt McWhorter

Bob Mays collection

 

Jim McAmis

Cokeley collection

 

Joe Lehman

Lyndon Greaney photo

 

Mel Montgomery

Bob Mays collection

 

Melvin Rogers

Hutchinson News photo

 

Bud Haehn

Hutchinson News photo

 

Harold Leep

Cokeley collection

 

Bill Rigsby

Rigsby collection

 

Alvin Riley

Gary Shinkle collection

 

Bill Wilson

Jehu Speedway racing program

 

Evard Humphrey

Pogue collection

 

Roy Bryant

Bob Mays collection

 

Bob Peck

High Plains THUNDER  by Bob Mays

 

Garry Abell

Racing from the Past website

 

Billy Patton, Sr.

Kristi Truboulie collection

Racing from the Past website

 

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Lyndon Greaney photo

 

Gene McClellan

Hutchinson News

 

Ray Powell

Doran collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Photographs Below were Each Taken on this Day at Hutchinson

 

 

 

 

 

Ed Schauf of Wichita turned in the fastest time in time trials while driving this car  – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

 

 David Ross of Jetmore, Kansas set the 22nd fastest time in time trials in this car he owned himself  – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Leon Bowman of Wichita set the 44th fastest time in time trials driving this 312 cu. in Ford modified owned by Bob Jordan also of Wichita – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Grady Wade of Wichita set the 23rd fastest time in time trials in this car owned by Wylan Cattrell also of Wichita – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Dick Hendershot of Hutchinson set the 6th fastest time in time trials – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Jerry Reed of Wichita set the 65th fastest time in time trials in this car owned by John Carter of Arkansas City, Kansas – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

 Bill Bookout of Wichita, Kansas set the 63rd fastest time in time trials in this car owned by George Hibbs also of Wichita – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Bud Hatch of Yates Center, Kansas set the 24th fastest time in time trials – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Dick Walker of Arkansas City, Kansas set the 26th fastest time in time trials in this car owned by Rocky Rockhold also of Arkansas City – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Bill Curless of Arkansas City, Kansas set the 7th fastest time in time trials in this car owned by Carl “C. Q.” Curless of Hutchinson – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Pinky Mullens of Wichita, Kansas who turned in the 75th fastest time in time trials in this car owned by Charlie Terpening also of Wichita  – Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Jerry Everhart of Wichita, Kansas who turned in the 10th fastest time in time trials in this car owned by Lawrence Miller of Arkansas City, Kansas – Everhart family collection

 

 

 

Don Spreier of Larned, Kansas set the 18th fastest time in time trials in this Oldsmobile powered car owned by Paul Chance also of Larned.  Car #10 in the background at left was driven by Leland Salmans of Larned – Dodge City Globe

 

 

 

Bill Nelson of Wichita set the 12th fastest time in this car owned by Larry Prather.  Car #66 in the background at right was driven by Gerald Grady of Dodge City, Kansas – Dodge City Globe

 

 

 

Leland Salmans of Larned, Kansas set the 14th fastest in time trials in this #10 – Dodge City Globe

 

 

 

Jack Petty of Wichita, Kansas set the 61st fastest time in time trials in this car owned by Neil Swander – Ray Cunningham collection

 

 

 

 

1 Ed Schauf received $50 from the weekend’s purse for setting the fastest time in time trials on this day. 

 

2 The official program did not list a 13th position in time trials skipping from 12th to 14th position instead.

 

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

 

4 Roger Thompson apparently took two different time trials in the same car.

 

 

 

 

 

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