23rd Annual Kansas State Championship

Late Model Sportsman, Limited Sportsman & Road Runner Races

On the Historic Half-Mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Friday September 18, 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

 

 

 

Jeff Oelkers driving through the northwest turn on his way to victory in one of the Road Runner races Oelkers collection

 

 

 

Road Runner

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Larry Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Randy Payne

Topeka, Kansas

3

Scott Garst

Topeka, Kansas

4

Larry Schmidt

Hillsboro, Kansas

5

Jim Withee

Junction City, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Jeff Oelkers

Wichita, Kansas

2

Dave Taylor

Wichita, Kansas

3

Alan Bullard

Great Bend, Kansas

4

Jerry Hall

Topeka, Kansas

5

Rusty Rice

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Third Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Randy Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

2

Jeff Tector

Galva, Kansas

3

Roger Bennett

Junction City, Kansas

4

Rob Ginest

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Tony Cofield

Topeka, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Fourth Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Wes Mohr, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Steve Burch

Manhattan, Kansas

3

Bobby Fiest

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

Mike Henry

Manhattan, Kansas

5

Butch Bailey

Colby, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Trophy Dash

Place

Driver

From

1

Wes Mohr, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Jeff Oelkers

Wichita, Kansas

3

Steve Burch

Manhattan, Kansas

4

Randy Payne

Manhattan, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

C Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Ken Umscheid

Manhattan, Kansas

2

Glen Garst

Topeka, Kansas

3

Marc Robe

Wichita, Kansas

4

Gary Baxter

 

5

Mike Russell

 

 

 

 

Road Runner

B Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Dick Brown

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Butch Bailey

Colby, Kansas

3

Mike Henry

Manhattan, Kansas

4

James Flowers

 

5

Tony Cofield

Topeka, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Jeff Oelkers

Wichita, Kansas

2

Wes Mohr, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Randy Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

4

Alan Bullard

Great Bend, Kansas

5

Larry Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

After this race ended, Oelkers' car continued into the southwest turn where it crashed into the outside wall and turned over onto its roof.

 

 

 

 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

Points

1

Jeff Oelkers

Wichita, Kansas

204

2

Alan Bullard

Great Bend, Kansas

164

3

Wes Mohr, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

138

4

Larry Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

126

5

Mike Henry

Manhattan, Kansas

117

6

Dick Brown

Hutchinson, Kansas

114

7

Jeff Tector

Galva, Kansas

111

 

 

 

 

Limited Sportsman

Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Ted Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

2

Rodger Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

3

Dane Shockey

Wichita, Kansas

4

Steve Bush

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Limited Sportsman

Trophy Dash 

Lonnie Smith of Wichita, Kansas was leading this race when his clutch broke.

 

 

 

Limited Sportsman

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

2

Ted Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

3

Dane Shockey

Wichita, Kansas

4

Rodger Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

5

Steve Bush

Wichita, Kansas

Smith started last in this race but took the lead on the fourth lap and remained in front for the rest of the race.

 

 

 

 Kansas State Limited Sportsman Championship

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

Place

Driver

From

Points

1

Ted Martin

Dodge City, Kansas

134

2

Lonnie Smith

Wichita, Kansas

132

3

Rodger Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

  96

4

Dane Shockey

Wichita, Kansas

  90

5

Steve Bush

Wichita, Kansas

  77

6

Rob Glasse

Wichita, Kansas

  58

7

Richard Wilson

Wichita, Kansas

  51

8

Mike Rucker

Pratt, Kansas

  48

  

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

First Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Charlie Laing

Wichita, Kansas

2

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Delbert Smith

Wichita, Kansas

4

Larry McDaniels

Wichita, Kansas

5

Mike Conkwright

Manhattan, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

Second Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

2

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

3

Frank McGehee

Wichita, Kansas

4

Ron McAninch

Wichita, Kansas

5

John Cragg

Manhattan, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

Third Heat Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Bud Purkey

Coffeyville, Kansas

3

Steve Foster

Abilene, Kansas

4

Van Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

5

Sam Brittendall

Salina, Kansas

 

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

Trophy Dash

Place

Driver

From

1

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

3

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

4

Charlie Lainge

Wichita, Kansas

5

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

   

 

 

Late Model Sportsman

A Feature Race

Place

Driver

From

1

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

3

Frank McGehee

Wichita, Kansas

4

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

5

Van Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

DQ

Charlie Laing

Wichita, Kansas

Laing finished first but was disqualified when he refused to allow his engine to be inspected after the race.

 

 

 

 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

Don Davis, Jr.

Hutchinson, Kansas

131

2

Oren Haas

Wichita, Kansas

123

3

Shelby Steenson

Abilene, Kansas

106

4

Van Gemmill

Ponca City, Oklahoma

  69

5

Frank McGehee

Wichita, Kansas

  63

6

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson, Kansas

  61

 

 

 

  

Alan Bullard

Bullard collection

Rob Glasse

Warren Vincent photo

Ed Borecky

Hutchinson News

Bud Purkey

Mike Cornelison photo

 

 

 

Shelby Steenson

Warren Vincent photo

Steve Bush

Joe Aldershof collection

Steve Foster

Warren Vincent photo

Van Gemmill

Brian Carroll collection

 

 

 

Richard Wilson

Wilson collection

Larry McDaniels

Webshots website

Charlie Laing

81 Speedway program

Randy Wilson

Wilson collection

 

 Lonnie Smith

Fraizer collection

Don Davis, Jr.

Warren Vincent photo

Oren Haas

81 Speedway program

 

   

 

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