9th Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model Sportsman Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Friday September 16, 1983

 

Promotional company Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

Race director C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

Flagman / starter Nunie Coleman of Wichita, Kansas

Announcers Bo Kline and Warren Hardy  

 

 

 

 Gary Haas of Wichita, Kansas takes a victory lap after winning the trophy dash on this afternoon - Mike Cornelison photo

 

 

 

Steve Beckham of Wichita, Kansas had just exited the northwest turn onto the front straightaway on this afternoon - Mike Cornelison photo

 

 

 

First Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

44x

Rob Glass

Wichita, Kansas

2

5

Karl Kraft

Wichita, Kansas

3

D7

Doug Clark

Wichita, Kansas

4

112

Terry Cheek

Manhattan, Kansas

5

74

Dane Shockey

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Second Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

93G

Gary Haas

Wichita, Kansas

2

01

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

3

76

Errol Lank

Wichita, Kansas

4

93

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

5

48M

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

6

z21

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

 

 

 

Third Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

96

Gary Moore

Wichita, Kansas

2

7B

Clay Bontrager

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

86

John McAllister

Wichita, Kansas

4

49

John Arnce

Wichita, Kansas

5

7

Ralph Thompson

Wichita, Kansas

6

42

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

7

87

Tom Yocom

Hillsboro, Kansas

 

  

 

Fourth Heat Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

x11

Bud Haehn

Hoisington, Kansas

2

65

Rusty Hilderman

Topeka, Kansas

3

70

R. B. Flynn

Wichita, Kansas

4

L92

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

5

48

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

6

92

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

7

25

Steve Beckham

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 5 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

93G

Gary Haas

Wichita, Kansas

2

44x

Rob Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

3

7B

Clay Bontrager

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

x11

Bud Haehn

Hoisington, Kansas

  

 

 

B Feature Race 12 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

1

92

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

2

z21

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

3

48M

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

74

Dane Shockey

Wichita, Kansas

5

42

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

6

25

Steve Beckham

Wichita, Kansas

  

 

 

A Feature Race 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

  1

44x

Rob Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

  2

x11

Bud Haehn

Hoisington, Kansas

  3

L92

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  4

93

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

  5

7B

Clay Bontrager

Hutchinson, Kansas

  6

70

R. B. Flynn

Wichita, Kansas

  7

49

John Arnce

Wichita, Kansas

  8

01

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

  9

92

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

10

45M 

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

  

 Kansas State Late Model Sportsman Championship

Determined from those winning the most total points over the two days of Late Model Sportsman racing at the Kansas State Fair.

Place

Driver

From

Points

  1

Rob Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

144

  2

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

110

  3

John Arnce

Wichita, Kansas

  95

  4

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

  84

  5

Gary Moore

Wichita, Kansas

  79

  6

Bud Haehn

Hoisington, Kansas

  70

  7

R. B. Flynn

Wichita, Kansas

  55

  7

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  55

  9

Clay Bontrager

Hutchinson, Kansas

  52

  9

Errol Lank

Wichita, Kansas

  52

11

Buddy Mullens

Wichita, Kansas

  48

12

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

  47

13

Rusty Hilderman

Topeka, Kansas

  44

14

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  41

15

Johnny Runyan

Wichita, Kansas

  40

 

 

 

 

Lined up on the front straightaway for driver introductions before the A feature on this afternoon.  #70 R. B. Flynn, #49 John Arnce, and #L92 all of Wichita, Kansas - Mike Cornelison photo

 

 

 

 Steve Beckham of Wichita, Kansas is shown here in the infield pit area.  He finished seventh in the fourth heat race and sixth in the B feature - Mike Cornelison photo

 

 

 

 

Steve Foster

Racing from the Past website

Johnny Runyan

81 Speedway program

Bud Haehn

Racing from the Past website

Sam Brittendall

Duane Toyne collection from the Racing from the Past website

  

 

 

Buddy Mullens

James Anderson collection

John Arnce

81 Speedway program

Craig Miller

Racing from the Past website 

Rob Glasse

Racing from the Past website

 

 

 

Oren Haas

81 Speedway program

Clay Bontrager

81 Speedway program

Karl Kraft

81 Speedway program

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson News

 

 Lonnie Smith

81 Speedway program

 

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