25th Annual Kansas State Championship

Sprint Car, Modified, & Mini-Stock Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Monday September 11, 1989

 

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

 

 

 

#86 Jon Johnson of Utica, Kansas is shown here leading the feature on the front straightaway at Hutchinson Chris Ochsner photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

  

Mini-Stock

First Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Doug Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

2

Jerry LaPlant

Salina, Kansas

3

David Caswell

Salina, Kansas

4

Jim Roe

Salina, Kansas

5

Danny Flynn

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Mini-Stock

Second Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Marvin Bradford

Salina, Kansas

2

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

3

Jerry Bird

Salina, Kansas

4

Bud Lee

Salina, Kansas

5

Frank Brownell

Belleville, Kansas

 

 

 

Mini-Stock

Third Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

G. W. Fuller

Salina, Kansas

2

Chris Vogan

Salina, Kansas

3

Dave Carroll

White City, Kansas

4

Becky Blackburn

Nickerson, Kansas

5

Jim Ellington

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Mini-Stock

A Feature Race 12 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Doug Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

  2

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

  3

Chris Vogan

Salina, Kansas

  4

Gary VanSickle

Hutchinson, Kansas

  5

Jim Ellington

Hutchinson, Kansas

  6

Jerry Bird

Salina, Kansas

  7

Dave Carroll

White City, Kansas

  8

Bill Rice

White City, Kansas

  9

Perry Rice

Hutchinson, Kansas

10

Ken Hicks

Salina, Kansas

 

G. W. Fuller

Salina, Kansas

                Thompson started on the pole but Fuller led the first three laps before being passed by Thompson on the back straightaway.  Thompson then held on the lead the remainder of the race.

 

 

 

Kansas State Mini-Stock Championship

Place

Driver

From

1

Doug Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

First Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

2

Paul Wiens

Newton, Kansas

3

Ken Lutters

Ransom, Kansas

4

Rob Day

Dodge City, Kansas

5

Shawn Langhover, Sr.

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

Second Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Bob Overton

Wichita, Kansas

2

Tom Yocom

Hillsboro, Kansas

3

Marc Robe

Wichita, Kansas

4

Troy Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

5

Randy Olson

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

A Feature Race 15 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Marc Robe

Wichita, Kansas

  2

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

  3

Ken Lutters

Ransom, Kansas

  4

Paul Wiens

Newton, Kansas

  5

Jerry Phillips

Galva, Kansas

  6

Troy Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

  7

Don Renfro

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Bob Overton

Wichita, Kansas

  9

Joe Reed

Wichita, Kansas

10

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

Overton started on the pole but was passed by outside front row starter Mullens on the first lap.  Mullens then led the first eleven laps before being passed in the southeast turn by inside second row starter Robe who led the rest of the way to the finish.

 

 

 

Sprint Car

First Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

John Blurton

Dodge City, Kansas

2

Don Foster

Wichita, Kansas

3

Dwight Schroeder

Newton, Kansas

4

Dale Borger

Jetmore, Kansas

5

Tony Messenger

Garden City, Kansas

 

 

 

Sprint Car

Second Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

2

Garry Lee Maier

Dodge City, Kansas

3

Paul Dutton

Wichita, Kansas

4

Don Foster

Wichita, Kansas

5

Kay Cox

Sedgwick, Kansas

 

 

 

Sprint Car

Third Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Bob Finley

Garden City, Kansas

2

Tim Stevens

North Platte, Nebraska

3

Jim Selenke

Wichita, Kansas

4

Dean Ward

Wichita, Kansas

5

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Sprint Car

A Feature Race 10 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Garry Lee Maier

Dodge City, Kansas

  2

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

  3

Bob Finley

Garden City, Kansas

  4

Dean Ward

Wichita, Kansas

  5

Jim Selenke

Wichita, Kansas

  6

Tim Stevens

North Platte, Nebraska

  7

Don Foster

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Frank Offutt

Utica, Kansas

  9

Kay Cox

Sedgwick, Kansas

10

Dwight Schroeder

Newton, Kansas

 

John Blurton

Dodge City, Kansas

Maier started on the outside of the second row

Johnson started on the pole and was running second to Blurton at the end of the first lap.  Johnson then passed Blurton and led until the final lap when Maier slipped by him in the south turn to claim the victory.

 

 

 

Kansas State Sprint Car Championship

Place

Driver

From

1

Garry Lee Maier

Dodge City, Kansas

 

 

 

Doug Thompson

Doug Thompson collection

Don Morris

Doug Thompson collection

Shawn Langhover, Sr.

Langhover collection

Troy Gemmill

Picasa website

 

 

 

Don Renfro

Rob Simmons photo

Buddy Mullens

Wilson collection

Paul Wiens

Jeff Wiens photo

Dwight Schroeder

Schroeder collection

 

 

 

Jon Johnson

Brian Carroll collection

Jim Selenke

J D and Jannie Porter collection from the Racing From the Past website

Garry Lee Maier

Steve Hardin collection

 

  

 

 

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