31st Annual Kansas State Championship

360 Sprint Car, Road Runner & Thumper Races

On the Historic Half-mile Racetrack at the

Kansas State Fairgrounds

 Hutchinson, Kansas

 

Saturday September 9, 1995

 

 

Promotional company Speedways Inc. of Wichita, Kansas

Race director C. Ray Hall of Wichita, Kansas

Announcer Warren Hardy of Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

First Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Martin Decker

Katy, Texas

2

Lee Steffen

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Dennis Nelson

Manhattan, Kansas

4

Kevin Zirkle

Topeka, Kansas

5

Brian Dailey

Emporia, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

Second Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Louis Giltner

Wichita, Kansas

2

Brad Taylor

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Don Strahley

Junction City, Kansas

4

Rusty Rice

White City, Kansas

5

William Davis

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Thumper

Third Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Chris Mayes

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Brian Casey

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Darren Moses

Wichita, Kansas

4

Rod Butler

Silver Lake, Kansas

5

Michael Hilbert

Ponca City, Oklahoma

 

 

 

Thumper

Fourth Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Lance Burkhart

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Clint Smith

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Darrell Beckham, Jr.

Valley Center, Kansas

4

Troy Sale

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Brent Thomas

Newton, Kansas

     

 

 

Thumper

B Feature Race 8 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Lyle Goertzen

Buhler, Kansas

2

Chris Kratzer

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Tim Umscheid

Manhattan, Kansas

4

Darren Nelson

Manhattan, Kansas

  

 

 

Thumper

A Feature Race 15 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Brian Casey

Hutchinson, Kansas

  2

Lance Burkhart

Hutchinson, Kansas

  3

Lee Steffen

Hutchinson, Kansas

  4

Brad Taylor

Hutchinson, Kansas

  5

Darrell Beckham, Jr.

Valley Center, Kansas

  6

Darren Moses

Wichita, Kansas

  7

Troy Sale

Hutchinson, Kansas

  8

Rusty Rice

White City, Kansas

  9

Chris Kratzer

Hutchinson, Kansas

10

Don Strahley

Junction City, Kansas

 

Martin Decker

Katy, Texas

Outside front row starter Casey beat pole sitter Decker to the first corner and never looked back.  Burkhart moved up to second place form his third row starting position.

 

 

 

Road Runner

First Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Mark Crough

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Craig Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Gayle Smith

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

Scott Brown

Meriden, Kansas

5

Kenny Schmidt

Hutchinson, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Second Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Rickey Blackburn

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Greg Stephens

Wichita, Kansas

3

Brent Burkhart

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

Rick Bell

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Alan Covert

Silver Lake, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Third Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Scott Lehman

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Larry Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Dennis Roths

Valley Center, Kansas

4

Mike Burkhart

Hutchinson, Kansas

5

Carl Reusser

Corpus Christi, Texas

 

 

 

Road Runner

Fourth Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Gary Nulf

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

Rick Cochran

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Ricky Dunsworth

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

Buck Sewell

Wichita, Kansas

5

Jim Evans

Council Grove, Kansas

  

 

 

Road Runner

B Feature Race 8 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Rick Mueller

Wichita, Kansas

2

Bart Baker

Dodge City, Kansas

3

Jim Evans

Council Grove, Kansas

4

Rance Roberts

Lecompton, Kansas

 

 

 

Road Runner

A Feature Race 15 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Greg Stephens

Wichita, Kansas

  2

Gary Nulf

Hutchinson, Kansas

  3

Scott Lehman

Hutchinson, Kansas

  4

Gayle Smith

Hutchinson, Kansas

  5

Larry Miller

Hutchinson, Kansas

  6

Rick Cochran

Hutchinson, Kansas

  7

Brent Burkhart

Hutchinson, Kansas

  8

Mark Crough

Hutchinson, Kansas

  9

Scott Brown

Meriden, Kansas

10

Mike Burkhart

Hutchinson, Kansas

Lehman started on the pole but was beat to the first corner by outside front row starter Crough.  Crough then slid wide on the fourth lap in the north turn and crashed into the outside crash wall.  Stephens assumed the lead and held it until the end of the race.

 

 

 

360 Sprint Cars

First Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Devlin Polkinghorn

Dodge City, Kansas

2

Clay Bontrager

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

Dwight Schroeder

Moundridge, Kansas

4

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

5

Danny Jennings

Norman, Oklahoma

 

 

 

360 Sprint Cars

Second Heat Race 6 Laps

Place

Driver

From

1

Jim Selenke

Goddard, Kansas

2

Roger Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

3

Lester Keene

Caney, Kansas

4

Rick England

Wichita, Kansas

5

Rick Riner

Wichita, Kansas

 

 

 

360 Sprint Cars

A Feature Race 15 Laps

Place

Driver

From

  1

Clay Bontrager

Hutchinson, Kansas

  2

Jim Selenke

Goddard, Kansas

  3

Delvin Polkinghorn

Dodge City, Kansas

  4

Roger Thompson

Junction City, Kansas

  5

Rick England

Wichita, Kansas

  6

Jon Johnson

Utica, Kansas

  7

Lester Keene

Caney, Kansas

  8

Scott Jenkins

Dodge City, Kansas

  9

Rick Riner

Wichita, Kansas

10

Ryan Wettstein

Liberal, Kansas

Polkinghorn started on the pole position with Selenke on the outside of the front row.  Selenke took the lead at the start and stayed there for the first eight laps of this race.  He was then passed by Bontrager in traffic.  Bontrager then led the rest of the way.

 

 

 

Darrell Beckham, Jr.

Stults collection

Scott Lehman

Lehman collection

Rick Mueller

Lehman collection

Mark Crough

Melissa Lacey photo for the Hutchinson News

 

 

 

Rickey Blackburn

Hutchinson News

Jon Johnson

Brian Carroll collection

Rick England

Cokeley collection

Danny Jennings

In the Dirt photo

 

 

 

Clay Bontrager

Debi Roberts photo for the Hutchinson News

Dwight Schroeder

Schroeder collection

Jim Selenke

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

 

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