43rd Annual Hutchinson Nationals

360 Sprint Car, Late Model, Modified, Super Stock, Street Stock Mini-Stock & Cruiser Races

On the Historic Half-Mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Sunday – July 18, 1999

 

Sanctioned by – National Championship Racing Association (N.C.R.A.)

Promotional company – Speedways Inc. of Park City, Kansas

Race director – C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

Announcer – Warren Hardy of Wichita, Kansas

Flagman / starter – Joe Smith of Derby, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 Hutchinson News 

July 11, 1999 - Page D2

 

 

 

Bret Carpenter of Hutchinson is shown here leading a group of modifieds down the front straightaway at Hutchinson on this afternoon - Bryan Bosch photo for the Hutchinson News

  

 

 

Cruiser

A Feature Race

Place

Drivers

1

Daren Shartz & Aaron Suchy

2

Todd Gillespie & Jeff Gillespie

3

Larry Smith & Allan Curbam

4

Don Yoder & Randy Gleson

5

Randy Kendall & Robert Kendall

 

 

 

Mini-Stock

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Billy Fuller

Salina, Kansas

2

Jerry Kustanborter

Chanute, Kansas

3

Frank Hedberg

McPherson, Kansas

4

G. W. Fuller

Tescott, Kansas

5

Gary Utter

Salina, Kansas

6

Curtis Barnes

Lindsborg, Kansas

7

Brian Sollars

Salina, Kansas

8

Darrell Kustanborter

Chanute, Kansas

9

Terry Eidet

McPherson, Kansas

DQ

Robert Thompson

Medicine Lodge, Kansas

     Thompson finished first but was disqualified.

 

 

 

Street Stock

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

  1

Ray Thiel

Hutchinson, Kansas

  2

Burt Choate

Ponca City, Oklahoma

  3

Scott Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  4

Tommy Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  5

Travis Bryant

Valley Center, Kansas

  6

Darren Moses

Wichita, Kansas

  7

Bill Seimers

Derby, Kansas

  8

Brad Young

Wichita, Kansas

  9

Craig Newell

Haysville, Kansas

10

Robert Lamb

Valley Center, Kansas

     Thiel and Scott Miller started on the front row with Miller taking the initial lead.  Miller passed Thiel on the seventh lap and led to the fourteenth lap when Thiel and Choate both passed Miller in the northwest turn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Super Stock

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

  1

Ray Nulf

Hutchinson, Kansas

  2

Dennis Roths

Valley Center, Kansas

  3

Mike Jarvis

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  5

Bud Martinez

Wichita, Kansas

  6

Mike Burkhart

Hutchinson, Kansas

  7

Ron McCoy

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Chris Mayes

Hutchinson, Kansas

  9

Bobby Myers

Ulysses, Kansas

10

Jerrod Reimer

Hutchinson, Kansas

Ed Seidl

Valley Center, Kansas

     Seidl started on the pole, Jarvis on the outside of the front row, and Nulf on the inside of the second row.  Nulf passed Seidl on the first lap and led the rest of the race.

 

 

 

N. C. R. A. Modified

A Feature

Place

Driver

From

  1

David Lahey

Moscow, Kansas

  2

John Allen

Chanute, Kansas

  3

Richard Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

  4

Troy Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

  5

Brian McGowen

Pittsburg, Kansas

  6

Marc Robe

Wichita, Kansas

  7

John Schwab

Liberal, Kansas

  8

Brooke Phillips

Wichita, Kansas

  9

Brent Burkhart

Hutchinson, Kansas

10

John Rawson

McPherson, Kansas

     Lahey passed early leader Allen on the fifteenth lap.

 

 

 

N. C. R. A. Late Model Stock Car

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

  1

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

  2

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

  3

Tony Gregg

Hastings, Nebraska

  4

Jason Friesen

Sutton, Nebraska

  5

Kent Taylor

Wellington, Kansas

  6

Gary Gorby

Caney, Kansas

  7

Steve Hamlin

Wichita, Kansas

  8

Ted Martin

Bennington, Kansas

  9

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

10

Mike Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

Earl Kinderknecht

Salina, Kansas

    Kinderknecht led until being passed by Delbert Smith who had started inside of the third row.  Kinderknecht later crashed into the outside wall in the northeast turn.  Delbert led until his car broke a rear end gear in the southeast turn.

 

N. C. R. A. 360 Sprint Car

A Feature Race - 25 Laps

Place

Driver

From

 1

Clay Bontrager

Hutchinson, Kansas

  2

Danny Jennings

Norman, Oklahoma

  3

John Blurton

Dodge City, Kansas

  4

Mike Johnson

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  5

Jim Selenke

Colwich, Kansas

  6

Wayne Johnson

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  7

Steve King*

Jetmore, Kansas

  8

Dennis Park

Liberal, Kansas

  9

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

10

C. J. Johnson

Utica, Kansas

     Jennings started on the pole but outside front row starter  Bontrager led this entire race.  Blurton started on the outside of the second row.

 

 

 

 

Flagman / starter Joe Smith gives the green flag to the sprint cars on this afternoon - Bryan Bosch photo for the Hutchinson News

 

Richard Wilson

Wilson collection

John Allen

Topeka Examiner photo

Troy Gemmill

Picasa website

Scott Miller

Scott Miller collection

 

 Lonnie Smith

81 Speedway program

Larry McDaniels

Webshots website

Gary Gorby

Troy Powers photo

Delbert Smith

Running the High Side Blog

  

Danny Jennings

In the Dirt photo

C. J. Johnson

Billie Cole photo for the McCook Daily Gazette

Jon Johnson

Brian Carroll collection

Steve King*

Hutchinson News photo 

 

Clay Bontrager

Debi Roberts photo for the Hutchinson News

Jim Selenke

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

 

 

 

* Steven M. “Steve” King (1973-2006) was fatally injured in a racing accident at Knoxville, Iowa.

 

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