New Model Stock Car Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

Labor Day - Monday September 4, 1950

 

Attendance 3,500

 

 

 

#85 Gayford Dye of Hutchinson leads #H2 Don Holmes of Langford, Kansas down the pit road after the non-qualifiers race - Lehman collection

 

 

 

  

Time Trials 22 Cars 1 Lap

Place

Driver

From

Car #

Automobile

Time

 

  1

Norman Horn

Great Bend, Kansas

33

1949 Cadillac

36.51

 

  2

Jim Roper

Halstead, Kansas

55

1949 Oldsmobile

36.68

 

  3

Bob McKim

Salina, Kansas

88

1950 Oldsmobile 88

36.80

  4

Guy Lindsey

Moberly, Missouri

5

1949 Lincoln

36.90

 

  4

Fred South

Salina, Kansas

99

1950 Mercury

36.90

 

  6

Charles Golliher

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

21

1940 Mercury

37.77

 

  7

Bill Lehman

Hutchinson, Kansas

51

1950 Pontiac

38.42

 

  8

Jim Hazlitt

Enid, Oklahoma

200

1939 Ford

38.62

 

  9

John Mulk

Ellinwood, Kansas

12

1949 Lincoln

38.65

 

10

Jim Herber

Enid, Oklahoma

25

1940 Ford

39.59

 

11

Don Holmes

Langford, Kansas

H2

1940 Studebaker

39.60

 

12

Jack Herber

Enid, Oklahoma

90

1940 Ford

39.64

 

13

Jim Ware

Hutchinson, Kansas

39

1951 Kaiser

40.00

 

 

Dan Berghaus

Meade, Kansas

1JR.

1940 Ford

 

 

 

Milton Luft

Emporia, Kansas

22

 

 

 

 

Jim Curley

Hutchinson, Kansas

39

1951 Kaiser

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

Gayford Dye*

Hutchinson, Kansas

85

 

 

 

 

 

  

Trophy Dash 4 Cars 5 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Car #

Automobile

Started

1

Norman Horn

Great Bend, Kansas

33

1949 Cadillac

1

2

Jim Roper

Halstead, Kansas

55

1949 Oldsmobile

2

3

Guy Lindsey

Moberly, Missouri

5

1949 Lincoln

4

4

Bob McKim

Salina, Kansas

88

1950 Oldsmobile 88

3

 

 

  

First Heat Race 6 Cars 10 Laps Time:  6:01.75

Place

Driver

From

Car #

Automobile

Started

1

Norman Horn

Great Bend, Kansas

33

1949 Cadillac

1

2

Bob McKim

Salina, Kansas

88

1950 Oldsmobile 88

2

3

Fred South

Salina, Kansas

99

1940 Ford

3

4

Bill Lehman

Hutchinson, Kansas

51

1950 Pontiac

5

 

John Mulk

Ellinwood, Kansas

12

1949 Lincoln

4

 

Jim Herber

Enid, Oklahoma

25

1940 Ford

6

Horn was just able to nose McKim out at the finish.

 

 

  

Second Heat Race 6 Cars 10 Laps Time:  6:01.0

Place

Driver

From

Car #

Automobile

Started

1

Jim Roper

Halstead, Kansas

55

1949 Oldsmobile

1

2

Charles Golliher

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

21

1940 Mercury

3

3

Guy Lindsey

Moberly, Missouri

5

1949 Lincoln

2

4

Jim Hazlitt

Enid, Oklahoma

200

1939 Ford

4

 

Don Holmes

Langford, Kansas

H2

1940 Studebaker

5

 

Jim Curley

Hutchinson, Kansas

39

1951 Kaiser

6

 

 

  

Non Qualifiers Race 5 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Car # 

Automobile

Started

1

Milton Luft

Emporia, Kansas

22

 

1

2

Gayford Dye*

Hutchinson, Kansas

85

 

5

3

Jim Curley

Hutchinson, Kansas

31

 

2

4

Don Holmes

Langford, Kansas

H2

1940 Studebaker

4

5

 

 

4

 

3

 

 

  

Feature Race 13 Cars 50 Laps

Place

Driver

From

Car # 

Automobile

Started

1

Jim Roper

Halstead, Kansas

55

1949 Oldsmobile

  2

2

Bob McKim

Salina, Kansas

88

1950 Oldsmobile #88

  3

3

Fred South

Salina, Kansas

99

1940 Ford

  5

4

Dan Berghaus

Meade, Kansas

1JR.

1940 Ford

11

5

Guy Lindsey

Moberly, Missouri

5

1949 Lincoln

  6

6

Jim Ware

Hutchinson, Kansas

39

1951 Kaiser

13

 

Norman Horn

Great Bend, Kansas

33

1949 Cadillac

  1

 

Charles Golliher

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

21

1940 Mercury

  4

 

Bill Lehman

Hutchinson, Kansas

51

1950 Pontiac

  7

 

Jim Hazlitt

Enid, Oklahoma

200

1939 Ford

  8

 

John Mulk

Ellinwood, Kansas

12

1949 Lincoln

  9

 

Don Holmes

Langford, Kansas

H2

1940 Studebaker

10

 

Jack Herber

Enid, Oklahoma

90

1940 Ford

12

Roper lead the entire distance.  Ware lost a wheel on the last turn on the final lap and crossed the finish line on three wheels and a hub.

 

 

 

Bill Lehman

Lehman collection

Dan Berghaus

Dr. Mary Berghaus collection

Jim Roper at left with car owner Millard Clothier

Clothier collection

Bob McKim

Darrin McKim collection

 

 

 

 

 

* Merle Gayford Dye (1923-1998)

 

 

 

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