32nd Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model Sportsman & Mini-Stock Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Tuesday September 10, 1996

 

 

Promotional company Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

Race director C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

Announcer Warren Hardy of Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Danny Lamb of Great Bend, Kansas is shown here spinning into the crash wall during the sportsman A feature race - Melissa Lacey photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

Mini-Stock (Women)

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Kelly Barker

Chanute, Kansas

2

Beth Smith

Chanute, Kansas

3

Jill Green

Wichita, Kansas

4

Delaina Berry

Minneapolis, Kansas

5

Grace Furthmyer

Mulvane, Kansas

 

 

 

Mini-Stock (Women)

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Julie Kustanborter

Chanute, Kansas

2

Sandy Johnson

El Dorado, Kansas

3

Eileen Holt

Topeka, Kansas

4

Tammy Hill

Murdock, Kansas

 

 

 

Mini-Stock (Women)

Trophy Dash

Place

Driver

From

1

Jill Green

Wichita, Kansas

2

Kelly Barker

Chanute, Kansas

3

Sandy Johnson

El Dorado, Kansas

4

Julie Kustanborter

Chanute, Kansas

 

 

 

Mini-Stock (Women)

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Kelly Barker

Chanute, Kansas

2

Julie Kustanborter

Chanute, Kansas

3

Jill Green

Wichita, Kansas

4

Beth Smith

Chanute, Kansas

5

Delaina Berry

Minneapolis, Kansas

6

Eileen Holt

Topeka, Kansas

7

Linda Zwickl

Wichita, Kansas

8

Tammy Hill

Murdock, Kansas

9

Grace Furthmyer

Mulvane, Kansas

                Barker led this entire race at times with as much as a 100-yard cushion.  

  

 

 

Kansas State Women's Mini-Stock Championship

Determined from those winning the most total points in Women's Mini-Stock racing at the 1996 Kansas State Fair

Place

Driver

From

1

Kelly Barker

Chanute, Kansas

2

Julie Kustanborter

Chanute, Kansas

3

Jill Green

Wichita, Kansas

4

Beth Smith

Chanute, Kansas

5

Sandy Johnson

El Dorado, Kansas

  

 

 

Mini-Stock (Men)

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Jerald Hedberg

Lindsborg, Kansas

2

Brent Barker

Chanute, Kansas

3

Don Holt

Topeka, Kansas

4

Jerry Kustanborter

Chanute, Kansas

5

Rick Mueller

Wichita, Kansas

6

Bill Balderson

Wakefield, Kansas

     

 

 

Mini-Stock (Men)

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

  1

G. W. Fuller

Salina, Kansas

  2

Danny Morrison

Bennington, Kansas

  3

Don Henderson

Hutchinson, Kansas

  4

Johnnie Brown

Brookville, Kansas

  5

Bruce Lagroon

Salina, Kansas

  6

Tom Johnson

El Dorado, Kansas

  7

Chad Klauman

Chanute, Kansas

 

 

 

Mini-Stock (Men)

Third Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Bruce Ward

Oskaloosa, Kansas

2

Steve Withee

Milford, Kansas

3

Ron Rouse

Salina, Kansas

4

Bud Lee

Salina, Kansas

5

Jeff Dame

Salina, Kansas

6

Billy Fuller

Salina, Kansas

7

Corey Lagroon

Salina, Kansas

8

B. J. Halpain

Salina, Kansas

  

 

 

Mini-Stock (Men)

Trophy Dash

Place

Driver

From

1

G. W. Fuller

Salina, Kansas

2

Danny Morrison

Bennington, Kansas

3

Bruce Ward

Oskaloosa, Kansas

4

Tom Johnson

El Dorado, Kansas

5

Steve Withee

Milford, Kansas

 

 

 

Mini-Stock (Men)

B Feature Race

                The B feature was canceled after a one-car crash on the first lap involving Billy Fuller of Salina, Kansas in which Fuller received minor injuries.  All of the remaining cars in the B feature were transferred to the A feature race with Billy Fuller awarded the 24th place prize money of $20. 

 

 

 

Mini-Stock (Men)

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

  1

Bruce Ward

Oskaloosa, Kansas

  2

Bud Lee

Salina, Kansas

  3

Steve Withee

Milford, Kansas

  4

Bret Barker

Chanute, Kansas

  5

Danny Morrison

Bennington, Kansas

  6

Ron Rouse

Salina, Kansas

  7

Corey Lagroon

Salina, Kansas

  8

Chad Klauman

Chanute, Kansas

  9

B. J. Halpain

Salina, Kansas

10

Tom Johnson

El Dorado, Kansas

11

Bill Balderson

Wakefield, Kansas

12

Rick Mueller

Wichita, Kansas

13

Mike Furthmyer

Mulvane, Kansas

14

Jerry Kustanborter

Mulvane, Kansas

15

G. W. Fuller

Salina, Kansas

16

Bruce Lagroon

Salina, Kansas

17

Don Henderson

Hutchinson, Kansas

18

Jeff Dame

Salina, Kansas

19

Jerald Hedberg

Lindsborg, Kansas

20

Don Holt

Topeka, Kansas

21

Johnnie Brown

Brookville, Kansas

22

Richard Provance

Tonganoxie, Kansas

23

 

 

24

Billy Fuller

Salina, Kansas

                G. W. Fuller was involved in a three-car pileup on the tenth lap.  

 

 

 

Kansas State Men's Mini-Stock Championship

Determined from those winning the most total points in Men's Mini-Stock racing at the 1996 Kansas State Fair

Place

Driver

From

1

Bruce Ward

Oskaloosa, Kansas

2

Bud Lee

Salina, Kansas

3

Steve Withee

Milford, Kansas

4

Brent Barker

Chanute, Kansas

5

Rick Mueller

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Mike Hickey

Wichita, Kansas

2

Deen Woods*

Beloit, Kansas

3

Walt Brookshire

Wichita, Kansas

4

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

5

Danny Lamb

Great Bend, Kansas

 

Late Model Sportsman

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Steve Hamlin

Douglass, Kansas

2

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

3

David Blocher

Newton, Kansas

4

Milton Ward

Great Bend, Kansas

 

Late Model Sportsman

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

  1

Steve Hamlin

Douglass, Kansas

  2

Walt Brookshire

Wichita, Kansas

  3

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Mike Hickey

Wichita, Kansas

  5

Frank McGehee*

Wichita, Kansas

  6

Lynn Page

Hutchinson, Kansas

  7

David Blocher

Newton, Kansas

  8

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  9

Milton Ward

Wichita, Kansas

10

Danny Lamb

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

Kansas State Late Model Sportsman Championship

Determined from those winning the most total points in Late Model Sportsman races run at the 1996 Kansas State Fair

Place

Driver

From

1

Steve Hamlin

Douglass, Kansas

2

Walt Brookshire

Wichita, Kansas

3

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

4

Mike Hickey

Wichita, Kansas

5

Lynn Page

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 Lonnie Smith

81 Speedway program

 

 

 

* Frank McGehee of Wichita, Kansas drove the car in the A feature race that had been qualified by Deen Woods of Beloit, Kansas.

 

 

 

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