33rd Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model Stock Car & Modified Races

On the Historic Half-Mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Sunday September 14, 1997

 

 

Promotional company Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

Race director C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

Announcer Warren Hardy of Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

 

Late Model Stock Car

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Dan Oswalt

Iola, Kansas

2

Tim Watts

Beloit, Kansas

3

Mike Conkwright

Manhattan, Kansas

4

Joe Conway

Lawton, Oklahoma

5

Gary Gorby

Caney, Kansas

6

Chris Kratzer

Hutchinson, Kansas

7

Jed Day

Wichita, Kansas

8

Darren Beckham

Enid, Oklahoma

 

 

 

Late Model Stock Car

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

2

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

3

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

4

Frank McGehee

Wichita, Kansas

5

Eric Main

Hutchinson, Kansas

6

Ted Martin

Salina, Kansas

7

Roger Boland

Lenora, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Stock Car

Third Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

2

Rick Michales

Iola, Kansas

3

Lonnie Veteto

Belleville, Kansas

4

Mike Schlatter

Turon, Kansas

5

Jason Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

6

Lynn Page

Hutchinson, Kansas

7

Ed Miles

Lyons, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Stock Car

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

  1

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  2

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

  3

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Mike Conkwright

Manhattan, Kansas

  5

Tim Watts

Beloit, Kansas

  6

Chris Kratzer

Hutchinson, Kansas

  7

Gary Gorby

Caney, Kansas

  8

Joe Conway

Lawton, Oklahoma

  9

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

10

Lonnie Veteto

Belleville, Kansas

11

Mike Schlatter

Turon, Kansas

12

Darren Beckham

Enid, Oklahoma

13

Jed Day

Wichita, Kansas

14

Lynn Page

Hutchinson, Kansas

15

Dan Oswalt

Iola, Kansas

16

Roger Boland

Lenora, Kansas

17

Jason Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

18

Eric Main

Hutchinson, Kansas

19

Rick Michales

Iola, Kansas

20

Frank McGehee

Wichita, Kansas

Lonnie Smith led this entire race.

 

 

 

Kansas State Late Model Stock Car Championship

Determined from those winning the most total points over the two days of late model stock car racing at the Kansas State Fair

Place

Driver

From

1

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

2

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

3

Chris Kratzer

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

Gary Gorby

Caney, Kansas

5

Frank McGehee

Wichita, Ksansas

 

 

 

Modified

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Marc Hurd

Wichita, Kansas

2

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

3

Roger Chambers

Yates Center, Kansas

4

Rick Mueller

Wichita, Kansas

5

Schuyler Wedel

Ulysses, Kansas

6

Brian Neiberger

Meriden, Kansas

7

Alan Covert

Silver Lake, Kansas

8

Curtis Croisant

Belleville, Kansas

9

Kelly Brown

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Randy Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

2

Gary Haas

Colorado Springs, Colorado

3

Steve Fuqua

Mayetta, Kansas

4

Brad Morris

Junction City, Kansas

5

Darrick Klima

Belleville, Kansas

6

Grady Fielder

Chapman, Kansas

7

Mike Craig

Manhattan, Kansas

8

John Craig

Manhattan, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

Third Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Conner Ward

Wichita, Kansas

2

Jim Berends

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Randy Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

4

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

5

Kenny Cross

Salina, Kansas

6

Steve Stults

Valley Center, Kansas

7

Tom Yocom

Sedgwick, Kansas

8

Todd Plank

Hutchinson, Kansas

9

Kevin Powell

Lecompton, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

Fourth Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Troy Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

2

Scott Brown

Meriden, Kansas

3

Marc Robe

Benton, Kansas

4

Jeff Oelkers

Wichita, Kansas

5

Robbie Zink

Wichita, Kansas

6

Frank Sell

South Hutchinson, Kansas

7

James Flowers

Topeka, Kansas

8

Brian Calhoun

Beloit, Kansas

9

John Boyce

Valley Falls, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

Fifth Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Brad Johnston

Wichita, Kansas

2

Brian Powers

Wichita, Kansas

3

Jimmy Segraves

Valley Center, Kansas

4

Richard Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

5

Tim Echevarria

Milford, Kansas

6

Tim Watts

Beloit, Kansas

7

Carl Masters

Wichita, Kansas

8

Don Renfro

Wichita, Kansas

9

Kenny Mashaney

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

C Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Grady Fielder

Chapman, Kansas

2

Todd Plank

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

James Flowers

Topeka, Kansas

4

Brian Calhoun

Beloit, Kansas

 

Mike Craig

Manhattan, Kansas

 

Kelly Brown

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

B Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Richard Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

2

Steve Faqua

Mayetta, Kansas

3

Randy Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

4

Tim Echevarria

Milford, Kansas

 

 

 

Modified

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

  1

Troy Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

  2

Marc Hurd

Wichita, Kansas

  3

Randy Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  5

Marc Robe

Benton, Kansas

  6

Conner Ward

Wichita, Kansas

  7

Richard Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Brad Johnston

Wichita, Kansas

  9

Gary Haas

Colorado Springs, Colorado

10

Rick Mueller

Wichita, Kansas

11

Brad Morris

Junction City, Kansas

12

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

13

Randy Woodside

Wichita, Kansas

14

Tim Echevarria

Milford, Kansas

15

Roger Chambers

Yates Center, Kansas

16

Jim Berends

Hutchinson, Kansas

17

Steve Fuqua

Mayetta, Kansas

18

Scott Brown

Meriden, Kansas

19

Brian Powers

Wichita, Kansas

20

Jimmy Segraves

Valley Center, Kansas

Gemmill led this entire race.

Richard Wilson started in 17th position.

 

 

 

Kansas State Modified Championship

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

Place

Driver

From

1

Richard Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

2

Troy Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

3

Randy Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

4

Conner Ward

Wichita, Kansas

5

Marc Hurd

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

 

#75 Mike Craig of Manhattan, Kansas spins out in the Modified C Feature race after being bumped by Kelly Brown of Wichita at right - Dan Bayer photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

 Jimmy Segraves of Valley Center, Kansas in his modified at Hutchinson - Brad Miller collection

 

 

 

 

 

Larry McDaniels

Webshots website

 

Delbert Smith

Running the High Side Blog

 

 Lonnie Smith

81 Speedway program

 

Gary Gorby

Troy Powers photo

 

 

 

 

Steve Stults

Stults collection

Richard Wilson

Wilson collection

 

Randy Wilson

Wilson collection

Marc Hurd

In the Dirt photo

 

 

 

Troy Gemmill

Picasa website

Don Renfro

Rob Simmons photo

Brian Powers

Rob Simmons photo

Darrick Klima

Rick Kippes photo

 

 

  

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