23rd Annual Kansas State Championship

Dirt Champ, Modified, Sprint 4 & Thumper Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Sunday September 13, 1987

 

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

Trophy Dash

Place

Driver

From

1

Perry Rice

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Dave Johnson

Wichita, Kansas

3

Roger Hoddy

Wichita, Kansas

4

Joe Wakefield

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

George Rotramel

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

George Rotramel

Wichita, Kansas

2

Dave Johnson

Wichita, Kansas

3

Roger Hoddy

Wichita, Kansas

4

Joe Wakefield

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Dennis Millard

Topeka, Kansas

 

 

 

Dwight Schroeder

Schroeder collection

Bill Rigsby

Rigsby collection

Jack Lamb

Jack Lamb collection

 

 

 

Sprint 4

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Allan Unruh

Newton, Kansas

2

Dwight Schroeder

Moundridge, Kansas

3

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

4

Jack Lamb

Wichita, Kansas

5

Bill Rigsby

Wichita, Kansas

Unruh started this race in fourth place.

 

 

 

Sprint 4

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Jerry Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

2

Walt McWhorter

Wichita, Kansas

3

Dennis Jacobs

Raytown, Missouri

4

Paul Dutton

Wichita, Kansas

5

Mark Stasa

Cheney, Kansas

  

 

 

Sprint 4

Trophy Dash

Place

Driver

From

1

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

2

Allan Unruh

Newton, Kansas

3

Dwight Schroeder

Moundridge, Kansas

4

Jerry Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

  

 

 

Sprint 4

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Allan Unruh

Newton, Kansas

2

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

3

Jack Lamb

Wichita, Kansas

4

Jerry Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

5

Tony Peters

Wichita, Kansas

Unruh started this race on the pole and led every lap.

 

 

 

Modified

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Paul Wiens

Newton, Kansas

2

Doug Clark

Wichita, Kansas

3

Dan Oswalt

Iola, Kansas

4

David White

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Jeff Weaver

Wichita, Kansas

   

 

 

Modified

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Carl Masters

Wichita, Kansas

2

Gary Dunkle

Chanute, Kansas

3

Bob Overton

Haysville, Kansas

4

Joe Reed

Wichita, Kansas

5

Richard Merchant

Wichita, Kansas

   

 

 

Modified

Third Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

2

Rick Michale

Iola, Kansas

Mullens came from last place to win this race.

 

 

 

Modified

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

2

Dan Oswalt

Iola, Kansas

3

Doug Clark

Wichita, Kansas

4

Paul Wiens

Newton, Kansas

5

Gary Dunkle

Chanute, Kansas

Mullens started this race on the pole and led the entire race.

 

 

 

Dirt Champ

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Melvin Newman

Dodge City, Kansas

2

John Blurton

Dodge City, Kansas

3

Howie Sewell

Tulsa, Oklahoma

4

Jim Crammer

Dodge City, Kansas

5

Don Vonderfecht

Holbrook, Nebraska

  

 

 

Dirt Champ

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

2

Mike Peters

Wichita, Kansas

3

Jim Selenke

Wichita, Kansas

4

Randy Richardson

Liberal, Kansas

5

Bob Finley

Garden City, Kansas

 

 

 

Dirt Champ

A Feature Race 15 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Mike Peters

Wichita, Kansas

2

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

3

Melvin Newman

Dodge City, Kansas

4

Howie Sewell

Tulsa, Oklahoma

5

Jim Selenke

Wichita, Kansas

On the third lap, Peters passed Johnson on the outside in the northeast turn and maintained the lead until the finish.

 

 

 

 

Paul Wiens

Jeff Wiens photo

Buddy Mullens

Wilson collection

Mike Peters

Brian Carroll collection

Jon Johnson

Brian Carroll collection

 

 

 

Jim Selenke

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

 

 

  

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