Jalopy Stock Car Races

Grant County Fairgrounds

Ulysses, Kansas

Friday Night – May 11, 1956

 

Sponsor – Charles B. Hart American Legion Post 379 of Ulysses, Kansas

Races Sanctioned by – Grant County Racing Association 

Race Director – Ernest Mann of Ulysses, Kansas

 

Total Purse – $400

 

 

 

 

Time Trials – 22 Cars – 1 Lap

Place 

Car #

Driver

From

Time

  1

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

21.70

  2

18

Max Malone

Copeland, Kansas

21.75

  3

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

21.90

  4

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

22.00

  5

13

Eldon Smith

Syracuse, Kansas

22.20

  6

72

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

22.80

  7

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

22.85

  8

45

Levon Turner

Liberal, Kansas

23.00

  9

66

Clem Smith

Ulysses, Kansas

23.08

10

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

23.10

11

89

J. D. Pflieger

Dodge City, Kansas

23.30

12

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

23.30

13

44

Leonard “Hank” Wedel

Liberal, Kansas

23.45

14

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

23.65

15

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

23.80

16

57

Bill Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

23.85

17

56

John Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

23.90

18

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

24.00

19

80

Glen McDonald

Montezuma, Kansas

24.10

20

14

Carl Caldwell

Sublette, Kansas

24.75

21

31

Larry Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

25.00

22

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

NT

 

Nut Cokeley

Cokeley collection

 

Bob Elliott

Cokeley collection

 

Chuck Arnold

Dutch Davis collection

 

Levon Turner

Coffman collection

 

Dutch Davis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Scott Talbert

Cokeley collection

 

Lyle Lewis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Don Shumard

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Max Malone

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Carl Caldwell

Liberal, Kansas program from the Cokeley collection

 

Hank Wedel

Coffman collection

 

J. D. Pflieger

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Ray Cott

Jennie Talbert photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

First Heat Race – 6 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

5

2

44

Leonard “Hank” Wedel

Liberal, Kansas

2

3

89

J. D. Pflieger

Dodge City, Kansas

3

4

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

4

 

31

Larry Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

1

 

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race – 7 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

13

Eldon Smith

Syracuse, Kansas

6

2

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

1

3

18

Max Malone

Copeland, Kansas

7

4

72

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

5

 

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

2

 

56

John Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

3

 

57

Bill Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

4

     Cokeley was paid $6 from the purse for his fourth place finish in this race.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Third Heat Race – 8 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

6

2

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

4

3

45

Levon Turner

Liberal, Kansas

2

4

66

Clem Smith

Ulysses, Kansas

1

 

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

3

 

14

Carl Caldwell

Sublette, Kansas

5

 

80

Glen McDonald

Montezuma, Kansas

7

 

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trophy Dash – 6 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

1

 

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

2

 

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

3

 

13

Eldon Smith

Syracuse, Kansas

4

 

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

5

 

75

Chuck Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Consolation Race – 10 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

56

John Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

  4

2

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

  8

3

14

Carl Caldwell

Sublette, Kansas

  7

4

80

Glen McDonald

Montezuma, Kansas

  9

 

44

Leonard “Hank” Wedel

Liberal, Kansas

  1

 

31

Larry Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

  2

 

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

  3

 

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

  5

 

57

Bill Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

  6

 

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

B Feature Race – 11 Cars – 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

  5

2

89

J. D. Pflieger

Dodge City, Kansas

  3

3

44

Leonard “Hank” Wedel

Liberal, Kansas

  2

4

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

  7

 

31

Larry Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

  1

 

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

  4

 

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

  6

 

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

  8

 

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

  9

 

56

John Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

10

 

57

Bill Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

A Feature Race – 11 Cars – 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

18

Max Malone

Copeland, Kansas

  2

2

13

Eldon Smith

Syracuse, Kansas

  3

3

45

Levon Turner

Liberal, Kansas

  5

4

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

  9

 

72

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

  1

 

66

Clem Smith

Ulysses, Kansas

  4

 

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

  6

 

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

  7

 

14

Carl Caldwell

Sublette, Kansas

  8

 

80

Glen McDonald

Montezuma, Kansas

10

 

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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