Bill Nichols of Wichita, Kansas raced his own 1932 Ford sedan at Winfield, Kansas in 1953 Jim Edwards photo




Joe Hobbs at left with Bill Nicholas at 77 Speedway south of Arkansas City, Kansas on April 1, 1956 Gary Virden photo




Bill Nichols at Mohawk Speedway at Hutchinson, Kansas in 1956 Todd White collection




Bill Nichols is seen here entering the first (southwest) turn in a race at Winfield, Kansas in 1955.  He was running in fourth place at the time in a car owned by Sam Smith.  Notice the wooden guardrail that was then still in place around the inside of the turn Gary Virden photo

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