Fifteenth Annual Kansas State Championship Races

Super Modifieds

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Sunday September 9, 1979

 

Race Director C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

Promotional Company Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

This photo of these unidentified cars was taken during the A feature race on this afternoon Pete Sousa photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

First Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

77

Larry Radcliffe

Dodge City, Kansas

2

12n

Larry Dewell

Fowler, Kansas

3

4

Rick Riner

Wichita, Kansas

4

43

Jim Selenke

Wichita, Kansas

5

3

Jeff Forshee

Wichita, Kansas

6

92

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

7

45x

Joe Herrera

Albuquerque, New Mexico

8

4A

Pat McCoy

Arkansas City, Kansas

DNF

0

Gary Richardson

Liberal, Kansas

DNF

28

Ace Gearhart

Liberal, Kansas

 

 

 

Second Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

1n

Herb Copeland

Wichita, Kansas

2

88

Dave Frusher

Ness City, Kansas

3

501

Mario Fuentez

Juarez, Mexico

4

6

Randy Willingham

Dodge City, Kansas

5

62

Charlie Turner

Arkansas City, Kansas

6

90

Johnny Boe

Enid, Oklahoma

7

1

Don Adams

Liberal, Kansas

8

7x

Roger Sundquist

Holdrege, Nebraska

Copeland took the lead on the first lap and built up a big lead by the finish.

 

 

 

Third Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

5

Davie Moore

Wichita, Kansas

2

c88

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

3

86

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

4

56

Frank Lies

Wichita, Kansas

5

51

Eldon Borger

Dodge City, Kansas

6

61

Jerry Walkingstick

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

7

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

Moore took the lead on the first lap and built up a big lead by the finish.

 

 

 

Fourth Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

25

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

2

20

Randy Jones

Dodge City, Kansas

3

78

Mark Walinder

Ness City, Kansas

4

16

Paul Dutton, Jr.

Wichita, Kansas

5

9

Larry Coleman

Wichita, Kansas

6

123

Danny Duvall

Pryor, Oklahoma

Reed took the lead on the first lap and built up a big lead by the finish.

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 4 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

1n

Herb Copeland

Wichita, Kansas

2

5

Davie Moore

Wichita, Kansas

3

25

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

B Feature Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

3

Jeff Forshee

Wichita, Kansas

  2

51

Eldon Borger

Dodge City, Kansas

  3

92

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

  4

72

Charlie Turner

Arkansas City, Kansas

  5

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

  6

98

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

  7

90

Johnny Boe

Enid, Oklahoma

  8

45x

Joe Herrera

Albuquerque, New Mexico

  9

78

Mark Walinder

Ness City, Kansas

10

61

Jerry Walkingstick

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

11

4A

Pat McCoy

Arkansas City, Kansas

12

123

Danny Duvall

Pryor, Oklahoma

DNF

1

Don Adams

Liberal, Kansas

The cars driven by Walkingstick and Adams got together in the southwest turn on the eighth lap causing Adams to retire from the race.

 

 

 

A Feature

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

1n

Herb Copeland

Wichita, Kansas

  2

5

Davie Moore

Wichita, Kansas

  3

c88

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

  4

88

Dave Frusher

Ness City, Kansas

  5

25

Dale Reed

Wichita, Kansas

  6

86

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

  7

77

Larry Radcliffe

Dodge City, Kansas

  8

12n

Larry Dewell

Fowler, Kansas

  9

20

Randy Jones

Dodge City, Kansas

10

92

Dick Walker

Arkansas City, Kansas

11

79

Fred Hembree

Ness City, Kansas

12

4

Rick Riner

Wichita, Kansas

Copeland held the lead for the first ten laps before being passed by Reed.  Reed relinquished the lead back to Copeland when he hit a slick spot on the racetrack on the fourteenth lap.

 

 

 

 Kansas State Super Modified Championship

Determined from those winning the most total points over the two days of super modified racing at the Kansas State Fair.

Place

Driver

From

Points

1

Terry Uehling

Ness City, Kansas

134

 

 

 

 

 Rick Riner of Wichita, Kansas took third place in the first heat and twelfth place in the A feature Rusty Manning photo

 

 

 

   

#28 Ace Gearhart of Liberal, Kansas retired for the day after being involved in a wreck in the first heat race Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

    

Mario Fuentes

Racing from the Past website

Frank Lies

Racing from the Past website

 

Dave Frusher

Racing from the Past website

 

Davie Moore

Davie Moore photo

 

 

 

Larry Dewell

Dennis Dye collection

Jon Johnson

Racing from the Past website

Larry Radcliffe

Racing from the Past website

Don Adams

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Roger Sundquist

Racing from the Past website

Dick Walker

Racing from the Past website

Joe Herrera

Racing from the Past website

Walt McWhorter

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Herb Copeland

Racing from the Past website

Randy Willingham

Racing from the Past website

Eldon Borger

Racing from the Past website

Randy Jones

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Paul Dutton, Jr.

Racing from the Past website

Fred Hembree

Racing from the Past website

Larry Coleman

Racing from the Past website

Dale Reed

Racing from the Past website

  

 

 

Terry Uehling

Jerry Leep photo from High Plains THUNDER by Bob Mays

Mark Walinder

Racing from the Past website

Jerry Walkingstick

Racing from the Past website

 

Johnny Boe

Leroy Byers photo from the

Bob Mays collection

 

 

 

Jeff Forshee

Jerry Leep photo from High Plains THUNDER  by Bob Mays

 

 

 

 

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