Stock Car Races

Grant County Fairgrounds

Ulysses, Kansas

Sunday Afternoon – May 11, 1952


Sponsor – Charles B. Hart American Legion Post 379

Races Sanctioned by – Grant County Stock Car Club 

Race Director – Eddie Klester of Ulysses, Kansas


Attendance – 500 

Admission – Adults: 75’;  Children:  25’ 

Total Gate Receipts – $243.50




A story in the Ulysses News said there were fifteen stock cars in the Ulysses area although it did not say how many were present at the races on this particular day.  Race results from this day have yet to be located.  The Ulysses News did publish the following list of the three top money winners:



Car Owner

Total Money Won

Cecil “Junior” Maupin

Dodge City, Kansas

Jim Pinkerton


Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Jack Myers


Jack Shultz

Elkhart, Kansas

Jack Shultz





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