24th Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model Sportsman, Road Runner & Thumper Races

On the Historic Half-Mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Sunday September 11, 1988

 

Promotional company Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

Race director C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

Flagman / starter Nunie Coleman of Wichita, Kansas

Announcer Warren Hardy of Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

  

Thumper

First Heat Race 5 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Joe Wakefield

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Jeff Oelkers

Wichita, Kansas

3

Jim Decker, Sr.

Wichita, Kansas

4

Steve Downs

Cheney, Kansas

5

Rick Mueller

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

Second Heat Race 5 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Carl Nelson

Wichita, Kansas

2

Mike Miller

Wichita, Kansas

3

Stewart Segraves

Whitewater, Kansas

4

Jed Day

Wichita, Kansas

5

Butch Hall

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

Third Heat Race 5 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Doug Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Lafe Garst

Topeka, Kansas

3

Scott Garst

Topeka, Kansas

4

Don Hickel

Claflin, Kansas

5

Bill Denny

Winfield, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

Fourth Heat Race 5 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Robert Bookout

Wichita, Kansas

2

Steve Arrington

Wichita, Kansas

3

Pinky Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

4

Tom Garner

St. John, Kansas

5

Rick Pitts

Nickerson, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

C Feature Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Mark Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Butch Whitford

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Brian Powers

Wichita, Kansas

4

Jay Amack

Garden City, Kansas

5

Paul Sutherland

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

B Feature Race 8 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Ray Thiel

Nickerson, Kansas

2

Tony Renna

Meriden, Kansas

3

Brian Powers

Wichita, Kansas

4

Albert Ramey

Wichita, Kansas

5

Mark Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

A Feature 10 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Robert Bookout

Wichita, Kansas

  2

Doug Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  3

Carl Nelson

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Steve Downs

Cheney, Kansas

  5

Pinky Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

  6

Tom Garner

St. John, Kansas

  7

Jef Oelkers

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Albert Ramey

Wichita, Kansas

  9

Jed Day

Wichita, Kansas

10

Stewart Segraves

Whitewater, Kansas

Bookout started outside of the second row and ran in fourth place behind Mullens, Nelson, and Miller until the final lap when the first three cars tangled allowing Bookout to pass for the lead and the win.

 

 

 

Road Runner

First Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Wes Mohr, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Glen Garst

Topeka, Kansas

3

Gayle Smith

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

Donovan Kundiger

Manhattan, Kansas

5

Brett Williams

Ozawkie, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Second Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Randy Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

2

G. W. Fuller

Salina, Kansas

3

Mike Henry

Wichita, Kansas

4

Larry Wakefield

Salina, Kansas

5

Mark Crough

Hutchinson, Kansas

  

 

 

Road Runner

Third Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Larry Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Don Fraser

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Neal Nuss

Turon, Kansas

4

Dean Cranston

Colby, Kansas

5

Randy Albrecht

White City, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Fourth Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Ricky Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Gary Goff

Wichita, Kansas

3

Rodney Chaffin

Wichita, Kansas

4

Glen Schartz

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Dave Taylor

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

B Feature Race 8 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Jim Evans

Council Grove, Kansas

2

Randy Albrecht

White City, Kansas

3

Bob Arnold

Salina, Kansas

4

Rick Mueller

Wichita, Kansas

5

Craig McClane

Topeka, Kansas

   

 

 

Road Runner

A Feature Race 12 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Ricky Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

  2

Larry Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  3

Randy Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Wes Mohr, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

  5

G. W. Fuller

Salina, Kansas

  6

Neal Nuss

Turon, Kansas

  7

Don Fraser

Hutchinson, Kansas

  8

Gary Goff

Wichita, Kansas

  9

Gayle Smith

Hutchinson, Kansas

10

Glen Schartz

Hutchinson, Kansas

Mohr started on the pole with Dunsworth on the outside of the front row.  Dunsworth took the lead at the start and held it the rest of the way.

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Bob Billups

Maize, Kansas

2

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

3

Mike Conkwright

Manhattan, Kansas

4

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

5

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

2

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

David Conkwright

Manhattan, Kansas

4

Bud Purkey

Coffeyville, Kansas

5

Rick Schmid

Salina, Kansas

  

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

Third Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Steve Stults

Wichita, Kansas

2

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

3

Ron McAninch

Wichita, Kansas

4

Wayne Pickering

Wichita, Kansas

5

Rodger Peck

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

Fourth Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

2

Ted Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

3

Chuck Fairchild

Salina, Kansas

4

Brice Leonard

Marysville, Kansas

5

John Cragg

Manhattan, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

B Feature Race 10 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Al Purkey

Coffeyville, Kansas

2

Terry Check

Wichita, Kansas

3

Joe Woods

Wichita, Kansas

4

Mike Martin

Wichita, Kansas

5

Buddy Mullens

Maize, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

A Feature Race 15 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Bob Billups

Maize, Kansas

  2

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  3

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Ted Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

  5

Al Purkey

Coffeyville, Kansas

  6

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

  7

Steve Stults

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Chuck Fairchild

Salina, Kansas

  9

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

10

Brice Leonard

Marysville, Kansas

DNF

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

DNF

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

Steenson started on the pole with Billups on the outside of the front tow.  Billups took the lead on the start and held it for the rest of the say.

McDaniels dropped out due to a cut tire.

 

 

 

 

Don Davis, Jr.

Warren Vincent photo

Al Purkey

Purkey collection

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson News

Bud Purkey

Mike Cornelison photo

 

 

 

Larry McDaniels

Webshots website

Rick Pitts

Charlie Pitts collection

Ricky Dunsworth

Warren Vincent photo

Jeff Oelkers

Oelkers collection

 

 

 

Buddy Mullens

Mullens family collection

Shelby Steenson

Warren Vincent photo

Randy Wilson

Wilson collection

Pinky Mullens

Mullens family collection

 

 

 

Mark Crough

Melissa Lacey photo for the Hutchinson News

Rick Mueller

Lehman collection

Steve Stults

Stults collection

 Lonnie Smith

81 Speedway program

 

 

 

Sam Brittendall

Duane Toyne collection from the Racing from the Past website

Joe Woods

Lehman collection

 

 

 

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