Jalopy Stock Car Races

Grant County Fairgrounds

Ulysses, Kansas

Friday Night – July 12, 1957

 

Sponsor – Charles B. Hart American Legion Post 379

Races Sanctioned by – Grant County Racing Association 

Race Director – Ernest Mann of Ulysses, Kansas

 

Total Purse – $300

 

 

 

An Original Ticket to the Races Run on this Evening

Coffman collection

 

 

 

List of Entries - 20 Cars

Car #

Driver

From

00

Richard Figgans

Manter, Kansas

4

Don Adams

Hooker, Oklahoma

10

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

12

Ted Kreger

Dodge City, Kansas

19

Alan Fischer

Hooker, Oklahoma

23

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

24

Cecil "Junior" Maupin

Dodge City, Kansas

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

32

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

35

Emmett Packard

Walsh, Colorado

48

Junior Lewis

Syracuse, Kansas

50

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

62

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

66

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

75

Charles "Chuck" Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

76

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

79

Carroll "Rusty" Russell

Hooker, Oklahoma

80

Stanley Trahern

Dodge City, Kansas

88

Charles "Chuck" Lewis

Big Bow, Kansas

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

Gene Coffman

Coffman collection

 

Lyle Lewis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Ray Cott

Cokeley collection

 

Don Shumard

Coffman collection

 

Stanley Trahern

Cokeley collection

 

Nut Cokeley

Cokeley collection

 

Junior Maupin

Schrater family collection

 

Scott Talbert

Jennie Talbert photo

 

Ted Kreger

Coffman collection

 

Allan Fischer

Coffman collection

 

Chuck Arnold

Dutch Davis collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race – 6 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

79

Carroll "Rusty" Russell

Hooker, Oklahoma

2

2

50

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

3

3

48

Junior Lewis

Syracuse, Kansas

4

4

00

Richard Figgans

Manter, Kansas

1

DNF

10

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

6

DNF

76

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

5

          The cars driven by Cott and Gleason tangled in the fourth turn on the second lap elimination both cars from this event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race – 7 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

23

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

3

2

24

Cecil "Junior" Maupin

Dodge City, Kansas

5

3

66

Scott Talbert, Sr.*

Ulysses, Kansas

1

4

32

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

6

5

62

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

4

6

4

Don Adams

Hooker, Oklahoma

7

7

12

Ted Kreger

Dodge City, Kansas

2

          First place in this race paid $15 in prize money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Heat Race – 7 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

80

Stanley Trahern

Dodge City, Kansas

7

2

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

5

3

35

Emmett Packard

Walsh, Colorado

1

4

19

Allan Fischer

Hooker, Oklahoma

4

5

88

Charles "Chuck" Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

3

6

75

Charles "Chuck" Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

6

DNF

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

Trophy Dash – 6 Cars – 6 Laps

Trophy Sponsor – Anderson Motors, Ulysses, Kansas

Trophy Queen – Verna Randall

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

24

Cecil "Junior" Maupin

Dodge City, Kansas

3

2

80

Stanley Trahern

Dodge City, Kansas

6

3

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

5

4

23

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

4

5

50

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

1

6

79

Carroll "Rusty" Russell

Hooker, Oklahoma

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Semi-Final Race – 7 Cars – 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

24

Cecil "Junior" Maupin

Dodge City, Kansas

4

2

50

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

2

3

19

Allan Fischer

Hooker, Oklahoma

6

4

4

Don Adams

Hooker, Oklahoma

5

5

00

Richard Figgans

Manter, Kansas

1

6

66

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

3

DNF 

75

Charles "Chuck" Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final Race – 10 Cars – 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

79

Carroll "Rusty" Russell

Hooker, Oklahoma

  1

2

62

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

  5

3

32

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

  6

4

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

  9

5

48

Junior Lewis

Syracuse, Kansas

  2

6

35

Emmett Packard

Walsh, Colorado

  7

7

12

Ted Kreger

Dodge City, Kansas

  4

DNF

88

Charles "Chuck" Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

  8

DNF

80

Stanley Trahern

Dodge City, Kansas

10

DNF

10

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

  3

          Trahern had a flat tire and ran into Lucas in the fourth turn eliminating both cars.

          Second place in this race paid $7 in prize money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B Feature – 8 Cars – 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

79

Carroll "Rusty" Russell

Hooker, Oklahoma

2

2

23

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

8

3

66

Scott Talbert, Sr.*

Ulysses, Kansas

6

4

50

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

3

5

00

Richard Figgans

Manter, Kansas

1

6

12

Ted Kreger

Dodge City, Kansas

7

DNF

10

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

5

DNF

48

Junior Lewis

Syracuse, Kansas

4

          Second place in this race paid $20 in prize money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

A Feature – 10 Cars – 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

24

Cecil "Junior" Maupin

Dodge City, Kansas

  2

2

19

Allan Fischer

Hooker, Oklahoma

  7

3

62

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

  1

4

80

Stanley Trahern

Dodge City, Kansas

10

5

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

  8

6

35

Emmett Packard

Walsh, Colorado

  5

7

75

Charles "Chuck" Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

  9

DNF

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

  6

DNF

32

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

  3

DNF

4

Don Adams

Hooker, Oklahoma

  4

          Lucas spun out in the number two corner.

          Third place in this race paid $26 in prize money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* For finishing third in the second heat race and third in the B feature, Scott Talbert, Sr. was paid a total of $35 from the purse.

 

 

 

 

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