Late Model Stock Car and Junior Stock Car Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday – June 4, 1977

 

Sponsored by – L & M Racing of Salina, Kansas

Race promoters – Gary Morgan and Gayle Leister of Salina, Kansas

Track manager – Jim Giles of Salina, Kansas

Public address announcer – Fred Fabey of Salina, Kansas

Flagman / Starters – Wayne White and Lawrence Petrie of Salina, Kansas

 

 

 

Larry Ball of Springfield, Missouri is shown here on the Hutchinson racetrack on this weekend.  Ball set quick time in time trials on this afternoon and then won the “King of the Hill” race to collect $500 from the purse – Warren Vincent photo from the Racing from the Past website

 

 

  

 

Junior Stock Car 

First Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

241

Garry Abell

Beloit, Kansas

2

54

Ab Mortimer

Gypsum, Kansas

3

42

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

21

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

 

 

 

Junior Stock Car 

Second Heat Race

 

Car #

Driver

From

 

35

Curt Mattern

Minneapolis, Kansas

 

  

 

Junior Stock Car 

Unspecified Preliminary Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

42

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

4-11

Jake Jacobs`

Marquette, Kansas

 

37

Orville Clinton

Minneapolis, Kansas

Clinton spun out while running in second place.

 

 

 

Junior Stock Car 

King of the Hill Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

241

Garry Abell

Beloit, Kansas

2

42

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

Abell collected $250 from the purse for finishing in first place.

  

 

 

Late Model Stock Car 

Time Trials – 1 Lap

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

3

Larry Ball

Springfield, Missouri

Ball’s time for one lap was 26.066 seconds.

 

 

 

Late Model Stock Car 

First Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

70

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

2

8

Lynn Mosher

Concordia, Kansas

3

28

Jim Hilty

Lindsborg, Kansas

4

44x

Rickey Blackburn

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

  

 

Late Model Stock Car 

Second Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

98

Rod Keller

Dodge City, Kansas

2

44

Herb Shepard

Enid, Oklahoma

3

45

Elmo Lane

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

22x

Jerry Trude

Jamestown, Kansas

 

  

 

Late Model Stock Car 

Third Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

97

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

2

77

Jack Petty

Wichita, Kansas

3

59

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

4

22

Max Sloan

Great Bend, Kansas

 

  

 

Late Model Stock Car 

Fourth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

198

Randy Ogden

Woodward, Oklahoma

2

30

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

3

68

Tom Jones

Mutual, Oklahoma

4

77x

Gary Holbert

Concordia, Kansas

 

  

 

Late Model Stock Car

Fifth Heat Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

66x

Tom Laster

Muskogee, Oklahoma

2

25

Bill Sanders

Muskogee, Oklahoma

3

1

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Salina, Kansas

4

07

Buck Cadwell

Arnett, Oklahoma

 

  

 

Late Model Stock Car

Unspecified Preliminary Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

 

  

 

Late Model Stock Car

King of the Hill Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

3

Larry Ball

Springfield, Missouri

2

40

Joe Wallace

Kansas City, Kansas

3

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita, Kansas

Deatherage led the first lap of this race before spinning out in the southwest turn.

Wallace challenged Ball for the lead in the final turn but came up short in his bid.

Ball ran one lap in this race in 25.91 seconds and collected $500 from the purse for finishing in first place.

The trophies for each of the races on this afternoon were donated by the L & B Oil Company in memory of former driver Bill Main of Hutchinson, Kansas who passed away in 1976.

These races were all preliminary races for the Hutch 100 run on Sunday, June 5, 1977.

 

 

 

Randy Ogden of Woodward, Oklahoma won the fourth heat race for late model stock cars

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Herb Shepard of Enid, Oklahoma finished second in the second heat for late model stock cars

Warren Vincent photo

 

 

  

Elmo Lane

Racing from the Past website

Shelby Steenson

Racing from the Past website 

Steve Foster

Racing from the Past website

 

Garry Abell

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Garry Fuller, Sr.

Racing from the Past website 

Terry Deatherage

Racing from the Past website

Tom Laster

Racing from the Past website

Bill Sanders

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Joe Wallace

Racing from the Past website

 

Marvin Bradford

Racing from the Past website

Max Sloan

Racing from the Past website

Gary Holbert

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Milton Ward

Racing from the Past website 

Don Morris

Racing from the Past website

Jack Petty

Racing from the Past website

Buck Cadwell

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

 Orville Clinton

Racing from the Past website

Rickey Blackburn

Hutchinson News

 

 

 

 

 

 

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