27th Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model, Road Runner & Thumper Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Sunday – September 15, 1991

 

Sanctioned by – International Motor Contest Association (I.M.C.A.)

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

 

 

 

 #9 Scott Lehman won the Road Runner B Feature and with it the Kansas State Championship in the Road Runner division for 1991 – Lehman collection

 

 

 

Thumper

First Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Rusty Rice

White City, Kansas

2

Fred Seachris

Buhler, Kansas

3

Rodney Schmutz

Junction City, Kansas

4

Darren Schrock

Buhler, Kansas

5

Roger Adams

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

Second Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Conner Ward

Wichita, Kansas

2

Darren Hughes

Newton, Kansas

3

Rich Hartman

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

Steve Hamlin

Wellington, Kansas

5

Albert Castor

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

Third Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Rick Stallbaumer

Topeka, Kansas

2

Wendell Goertzen

Buhler, Kansas

3

Doug Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

Ricky Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Mark Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

Fourth Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Kevin Zirkle

Topeka, Kansas

2

Mick Mantzke

Hugoton, Kansas

3

Harlan Lofthus, Jr.

Junction City, Kansas

4

Danny Skoay

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Paul Allred

Wichita, Kansas

  

 

 

Thumper

B Feature Race – 8 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Bill Davis

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Rick Cochran

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Paul Allred

Wichita, Kansas

4

Johnny Lee

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

A Feature Race – 12 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Conner Ward

Wichita, Kansas

  2

Fred Seachris

Buhler, Kansas

  3

Rusty Rice

White City, Kansas

  4

Rodney Schmutz

Junction City, Kansas

  5

Doug Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  6

Rick Cochran

Hutchinson, Kansas

  7

Danny Skoay

Hutchinson, Kansas

  8

Wendell Goertzen

Buhler, Kansas

  9

Shad Byard

Hutchinson, Kansas

10

Darren Hughes

Newton, Kansas

DNF

Ricky Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

DNF

Darren Hughes

Newton, Kansas

DNF

Mick Mantzke

Hugoton, Kansas

Ward passed Seacriss in the southeast turn on the last lap and held on for the victory.

   

 

 

Kansas State Thumper Championship

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

Place

Driver

From

1

Rick Cochran

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

First Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

David Holcomb

Rosalia, Kansas

2

Jimmy Segraves

Valley Center, Kansas

3

Travis Patch

Holton, Kansas

4

Jason Shepard

Yates Center, Kansas

5

Greg Stephens

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Second Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Jeff Quier

Wichita, Kansas

2

Steve Burch

Junction City, Kansas

3

Ted Thomas

Wichita, Kansas

4

Kenny Schmidt

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Gayle Smith

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Third Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

2

Leon Bidinger

Perry, Kansas

3

Ken Umscheid

Manhattan, Kansas

4

David Blocher

Newton, Kansas

5

Tom Johnson

El Dorado, Kansas

  

 

 

Road Runner

B Feature Race – 8 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Scott Lehman

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

David Conkwright

Manhattan, Kansas

3

Jed Day

Wichita, Kansas

4

Mike Wichman

Silver Lake, Kansas

DNF

Tim Thompson

Valley Falls, Kansas

Lehman won this race by a wide margin.

 

 

 

Road Runner

A Feature Race – 12 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Leon Bidinger

Perry, Kansas

  2

Steve Burch

Junction City, Kansas

  3

David Conkwright

Manhattan, Kansas

  4

Gayle Smith

Hutchinson, Kansas

  5

Tom Johnson

El Dorado, Kansas

  6

Ken Umscheid

Manhattan, Kansas

  7

Randy Wiens

Wellington, Kansas

  8

Greg Stephens

Wichita, Kansas

  9

Mike Wichman

Silver Lake, Kansas

DQ

Travis Patch

Holton, Kansas

Patch finished in first place but was disqualified after the race.

 

 

 

Kansas State Road Runner Championship

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

Place

Driver

From

1

Scott Lehman

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Stock Car

First Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Ted Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

2

Joe Woods

Augusta, Kansas

3

Rodger Peck

Manhattan, Kansas

4

David Brack

Great Bend, Kansas

5

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

   

 

 

Late Model Stock Car

Second Heat Race – 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Rod Bencken

Oakley, Kansas

3

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

4

Terry Deatherage

Wichita Falls, Texas

5

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

Davis started this race at the back. 

  

 

 

Late Model Stock Car

A Feature Race – 15 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

  2

Ted Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

  3

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  5

Rick Dauer

Lindsborg, Kansas

  6

Mike Cooper

Beloit, Kansas

  7

Joe Woods

Augusta, Kansas

  8

Don Morris

Junction City, Kansas

  9

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

10

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

Davis started this race from the pole position and led every lap.  Martin started outside of the front row while Mullens started last.

  

 

 

Kansas State Late Model Stock Car Championship

Determined from those winning the most total points over the three days of Late Model Stock Car racing at the Kansas State Fair

Place

Driver

From

1

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

 

Tim Thompson of Valley Falls , Kansas rode the wall a ways in the northwest turn during the Road Runner B Feature – Don Shreve photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

 Tim Thompson’s car then rolled over on its top – Don Shreve photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

Uninjured, Tim Thompson scrambled from his car at left as emergency workers arrived on the scene – Don Shreve photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

 

Ricky Dunsworth

Racing from the Past website

Buddy Mullens

Mullens family collection

David Brack

Racing from the Past website

Delbert Smith

Running the High Side Blog

 

 

 

Joe Woods

Lehman collection

Terry Deatherage

Racing from the Past website 

 Lonnie Smith

81 Speedway program

 

 

 

  

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