David Ross

Bob Mays collection 

Roy Bryant

Bob Mays collection 

Walt McWhorter

Bob Mays collection 

Ken Myers

Bob Mays collection

Melvin Rogers

Racing from the Past website

 

Harold Leep

Bob Mays collection 

Forrest Coleman

Bob Mays collection 

Aaron Madden

Racing from the Past website

Dick Walker

Bob Mays collection 

Herb Copeland

High Plains THUNDER BY Bob Mays 

Dale Reed

Bob Mays collection

H. A. Ratzlaff

Cokeley collection 

Jerry Reed

Bob Mays collection 

Ron Fowler

High Plains THUNDER  by Bob Mays collection 

Jerry Soderberg

Dodge City Globe

Jack Petty

Ken Gretemen photo from the Bob Mays collection

Dale Parsons

High Plains THUNDER  by Bob Mays 

Frank Lies

Bob Mays collection  

Bud Hatch

Bob Mays collection 

Charlie Pitts

Charlie Pitts collection

Clark Racer

Charlie Pitts collection

Grady Wade

Racing from the Past website

Dutch Ter Steege

Racing from the Past website

Bill Cohee

Racing from the Past website

Bill Bookout

Racing from the Past website

Emmett Hahn

National Championship program

Jerry Everhart

Racing from the Past website

Larry Coleman

Racing from the Past website

Terry Uehling

Hutchinson Nationals program

Larry Melvin

Larry Melvin collection

Lawrence Sinks

Lawrence Sinks collection

Don Craig

Brian Conn collection

Racing from the Past website

Ronnie Brotherton

Womack collection

Racing from the Past website

Billy Patton, Sr.

Kristi Truboulie collection

Racing from the Past website

Billy Patton, Jr.

Kristi Truboulie collection

Racing from the Past website

Don McElhinny

81 Speedway program

Ray Eubanks

81 Speedway program

Jim Toombs

Larry Hall collection

Time Trials for the

Fifteenth Annual National Modified Championship Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday – July 31, 1971

 

 

 

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

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

Race Director – Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Flagman / Starter – Al Alexander of Wichita, Kansas

Trophy Queen –Deborah VanCampen of Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

Time Trials – 1 Lap

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Time

  1

1300

Emmett Hahn

Tulsa, Oklahoma

25.30

  2

8

Herb Copeland

Dodge City, Kansas

25.33

  3

4

Grady Wade

Wichita, Kansas

25.41

  4

6

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

25.52

  5

39x

Ronnie Brotherton

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

25.55

  6

10x

Johnny Suggs

Mesquite, Texas

25.71

  7

37

Thad Dosher

Topeka, Kansas

25.83

  8

3

Melvin Rogers

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

25.85

  9

2

Harold Leep

Wichita, Kansas

25.93

10

154

Jay Woodside

Kansas City, Missouri

25.93

11

1a

Aaron Madden

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

25.97

12

33

Bob Reynolds

Edmond, Oklahoma

25.98

13

711

Jerry Everhart

Wichita, Kansas

25.98

14

55

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

26.05

15

7a

Ron Fowler

Chanute, Kansas

26.10

16

58

Roy Bryant

Wichita, Kansas

26.12

17

67

Dale Parsons

Wichita, Kansas

26.13

18

1

H. A. Ratzlaff

Dodge City, Kansas

26.15

19

333

Ken Myers

Wichita, Kansas

26.17

20

49x

David Brotherton

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

26.19

21

35

D. E. “Gene” Suggs

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

26.21

22

77

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

26.26

23

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

26.30

24

18

Francis Hoppenstedt

Manhattan, Kansas

26.39

25

1x

Billy Ager

Colorado Springs, Colorado

26.40

26

54

David Ross

Jetmore, Kansas

26.55

27

51

Charlie Pitts

Hutchinson, Kansas

26.57

28

45

Don Hovda

Oxford, Nebraska

26.67

29

59

Shelby Steenson

Enterprise, Kansas

26.76

30

26

Larry Melvin

Enid, Oklahoma

26.78

31

77x

Chuck Robineit

Midwest City, Oklahoma

26.79

32

7

Lawrence Sinks

Lawrence, Kansas

26.80

33

50

Evart Walton

Enid, Oklahoma

28.81

34

21x

Bill Bookout

Enid, Oklahoma

26.88

35

78

Larry Holman

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

26.97

36

777

Bill Criner

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

26.98

37

82

Jerry Soderberg

Enid, Oklahoma

27.01

38

12x

Forrest Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

27.04

39

89

Bob McCurdy

Wichita, Kansas

27.13

40

81

Bill Martinson

McPherson, Kansas

27.15

41

87

Bud Hatch

Yates Center, Kansas

27.18

42

75

Don Craig

Lawrence, Kansas

27.20

43

44

Richard Powell

Enid, Oklahoma

27.23

44

12

Bill Cohee

Topeka, Kansas

27.25

45

00

Billy Patton, Sr.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

27.33

46

43

Mike Lutkie

Wichita, Kansas

27.52

47

70

Bill Smith

Lecompton, Kansas

27.53

48

20

Ray Riner

Wichita, Kansas

27.55

49

7x

Jerry Kelsar

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

27.62

50

39

Wayne Hattabaugh

Lawrence, Kansas

27.62

51

2xx

Jim Toombs

Wichita, Kansas

27.64

52

1c

Larry Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

27.72

53

12xx

Don McElhinny

Wichita, Kansas

27.83

54

62

Charlie Turner

Arkansas City, Kansas

28.04

55

23

Jerry Reed

Wichita, Kansas

28.07

56

99

Lonnie Snowden

Wichita, Kansas

28.09

57

48

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

28.26

58

1xx

Steve Kammerer

Wichita, Kansas

28.48

59

11

Ray Eubanks

Burlington, Kansas

28.67

60

96

Jack Petty

Wichita, Kansas

28.79

61

17

Carl Moore

Wichita, Kansas

28.96

62

10

Clark Racer

Wichita, Kansas

29.13

63

02

Bob Wills

Enid, Oklahoma

29.45

64

21

Carl Allen, Jr.

Midwest City, Oklahoma

29.54

65

14

Jim Richardson

Wichita, Kansas

29.56

66

99x

Billy Patton, Jr.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

29.67

67

25

Ray Combs

Del City, Oklahoma

29.78

68

57

Larry Neff

Wichita, Kansas

29.83

69

211

Hack Hacker

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

30.36

70

33x

Roger Blackshere

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

33.22

71

63

DaVern Spreier

Rozel, Kansas

41.65

72

27

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

NT

73

49

Lawrence Petrie

Salina, Kansas

NT

74

7

Dutch Ter Steege

Bethany, Oklahoma

NT

          Uehling’s car blew an engine.

          Wade’s car also blew an engine but his crew was able to install another in time to complete a time trial.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This photo of Dale Reed in the Evart-Isaac-owned #6 was taken on this weekend in Hutchinson

Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Car owner LeVern Swenson at left with driver Jack Petty on the infield of the racetrack on this afternoon at the Kansas State Fairgrounds.  Petty ran the 60th fastest time in time trials.

Darryl Swenson collection

 

 

 

  

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