Automobile Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

Saturday, July 8, 1916

 

Sanctioned by International Motor Contest Association (I.M.C.A.)

 

Race Promoter Huff Doward

Attendance:  2,500

 

 

Fred Horey

Don Radbruch collection

Bill Endicott

Jean Culligan Doris collection

George Clark

Don Radbruch collection

Eddie Hearne

Bob Rushing collection

 

 

Time Trials - 2 Laps

Place

Driver

Automobile

Time

1

George Clark

Case

1:12.0

2

Bill Endicott

Maxwell

1:13.4

3

Fred Horey

Fiat

1:14.0

 

Cliff Woodbury

Duesenberg

 

 

Johnny Mais

Mais Special

 

 

Eddie Hearne

Briscoe

 

 

 

Match Race - 6 Laps

Place

Driver

Automobile

Time

1

George Clark

Case

3:55.0

2

Bill Endicott

Maxwell

 

 

 

Exhibition Run Against Time - 2 Laps

 

Driver

Automobile

Time

 

Elfrieda Mais

Mais Special

1:20.2

 

 

First Heat - 6 Laps

For Cars with Engines up to 450 Cubic Inches

Place

Driver

Automobile

Time

1

Eddie Hearne

Briscoe

3:55.8

 

 

Second Heat - 6 Laps

Place

Driver

Automobile

Time

1

Fred Horey

Fiat

 

 

 

Third Heat - 6 Laps

Place

Driver

Automobile

Time

1

Cliff Woodbury

Duesenberg

 

 

 

Free-For-All 30 Laps

Consisted of two 10-lap elimination races followed by a 20-lap final

5 cars were entered but who won the two elimination races and which entrants moved on to the 20-lap free-for-all is unknown.

The overall finish is below.  Time for the 20-lap free-for-all was: 18:03.6

Place

Driver

Automobile

Purse

1

Bill Endicott

Maxwell

$500

2

George Clark

Case

  200

3

Fred Horey

Fiat

 

 

Johnny Mais

Mais Special

 

 

Eddie Hearne

Briscoe

 

 

 

 

Cliff Woodbury (1894-1985), George Clark (1890-1978), Bill Endicott (1876-1944), Johnny Mais (1888-1934), and Eddie Hearne (1887-1955) have all competed in the Indianapolis 500.

 

 

 

Cliff Woodbury

Jean Culligan Doris collection

Elfrieda Mais

Bruce Craig collection

 

 

 

 

 

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