Jalopy Stock Car Races

Grant County Fairgrounds

Ulysses, Kansas

Friday Night August 1, 1958

 

Sponsor Grant County Jaycees

Total Posted Purse $300

 

Admission:

Adults $1.00

Student 50

 

 

 

 

List of Entries 16

 

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

C. J. Fitzgerald

Minneola, Kansas

 

7

Merle "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

 

12

Glenn Smith

Hooker, Oklahoma

Don Hofferber

Hooker, Oklahoma

13

Lavon Turner

Tribune, Kansas

Dick Wilson

Johnson, Kansas

 

23JR

Frank Garcia

Liberal, Kansas

 

33

Bertie "Junior" Dapron

Walsh, Colorado

Virgil Beeson

Walsh, Colorado

 

34

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

Rod Higgins

Walsh, Colorado

 

36

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

Pete Ansley

Adams, Oklahoma

 

37

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

Bernard Pfeifer 

Leoti, Kansas

 

37

Don Johnson

Garden City, Kansas

Dale Johnson & Ken Taylor

Garden City, Kansas

 

48

Doug Tackett

Deerfield, Colorado

Doug Tackett

Deerfield, Kansas

 

50

Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Floyd Keller

Ulysses, Kansas

 

66

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

75

Charles "Chuck" Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

Gene Crook

Satanta, Kansas

 

79

Buster Farley

Hooker, Oklahoma

Henry E. Hodges, Jr.

Hooker, Oklahoma

91

Laverne Akers

Hooker, Oklahoma

Max Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Cokeley collection

 

Gene Coffman

Coffman collection

 

Dutch Davis

Cokeley collection

 

Rabbit Trahern

Cokeley collection

 

Glenn Smith

Glenn Smith collection

 

Buster Farley

Cokeley collection

 

Lavon Turner

Hauser collection

 

Bob Murphy

Cokeley collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race 7 Cars 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

75

Charles "Chuck" Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

Gene Crook

Satanta, Kansas

1

2

13

Lavon Turner

Tribune, Kansas

Dick Wilson

Johnson, Kansas

6

3

79

Buster Farley

Hooker, Oklahoma

Henry E. Hodges, Jr.

Hooker, Oklahoma

5

4

37

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

Bernard Pfeifer 

Leoti, Kansas

2

5

33

Bertie "Junior" Dapron

Walsh, Colorado

Virgil Beeson

Walsh, Colorado

3

DNF

48

Doug Tackett

Deerfield, Kansas

Doug Tackett

Deerfield, Kansas

4

DNF

37

Don Johnson

Garden City, Kansas

Dale Jonson & Ken Taylor

Garden City, Kansas

7

          The car driven by Pfeifer spun out and was struck by Dapron's car.  Tackett then crashed into those two cars.  Pfeifer and Dapron were able to get their cars restarted and continue while Tackett was not able to restart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race 9 Cars 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

7

Merle "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

2

2

12

Glenn Smith

Hooker, Oklahoma

Don Hofferber

Hooker, Oklahoma

7

3

50

Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Floyd Keller

Ulysses, Kansas

8

4

66

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

1

5

91

Laverne Akers

Hooker, Oklahoma

Max Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

4

6

36

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

Pete Ansley

Adams, Oklahoma

6

7

5

Floyd ""Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

C. J. Fitzgerald

Minneola, Kansas

9

DNF

34

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

Rod Higgins

Walsh, Colorado

3

DNF

23JR

Frank Garcia

Liberal, Kansas

5

          Fourth place in this race paid $6 from the purse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 Trophy Dash 5 Cars 6 Laps

Trophy Sponsor Webber Supply, Ulysses, Kansas

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

79

Buster Farley

Hooker, Oklahoma

Henry E. Hodges, Jr.

Hooker, Oklahoma

1

2

12

Glenn Smith

Hooker, Oklahoma

Don Hofferber

Hooker, Oklahoma

5

3

75

Charles "Chuck" Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

Gene Crook

Satanta, Kansas

3

4

50

Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Floyd Keller

Ulysses, Kansas

4

5

13

Lavon Turner

Tribune, Kansas

Dick Wilson

Johnson, Kansas

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

First Semi-Final 7 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

7

Merle "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

4

2

91

Laverne Akers

Hooker, Oklahoma

Max Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

5

3

50

Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Floyd Keller

Ulysses, Kansas

7

4

36

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

Pete Ansley

Adams, Oklahoma

6

5

13

Lavon Turner

Tribune, Kansas

Dick Wilson

Johnson, Kansas

3

6

33

Bertie "Junior" Dapron

Walsh, Colorado

Virgil Beeson

Walsh, Colorado

2

DNF

75

Charles "Chuck" Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

Gene Crook

Satanta, Kansas

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Second Semi-Final 8 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

C. J. Fitzgerald

Minneola, Kansas

2

2

12

Glenn Smith

Hooker, Oklahoma

Don Hofferber

Hooker, Oklahoma

7

3

79

Buster Farley

Hooker, Oklahoma

Henry E. Hodges, Jr.

Hooker, Oklahoma

3

4

23JR

Frank Garcia

Liberal, Kansas

6

5

37

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

1

6

34

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

Rod Higgins

Walsh, Colorado

5

7

66

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

4

8

37

Don Johnson

Garden City, Kansas

Dale Johnson & Ken Taylor

Garden City, Kansas

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

B Feature 6 Cars 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

5

Floyd "Dutch" Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

C. J. Fitzgerald

Minneola, Kansas

3

2

79

Buster Farley

Hooker, Oklahoma

Henry E. Hodges, Jr.

Hooker, Oklahoma

4

3

37

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

1

4

33

Bertie "Junior" Dapron

Walsh, Colorado

Virgil Beeson

Walsh, Colorado

2

DNF

37

Don Johnson

Garden City, Kansas

Dale Johnson & Ken Taylor

Garden City, Kansas

6

DNF

13

Lavon Turner

Tribune, Kansas

Dick Wilson

Johnson, Kansas

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 A Feature 8 Cars 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

7

Merle "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

1

2

23JR

Frank Garcia

Liberal, Kansas

4

3

50

Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Floyd Keller

Ulysses, Kansas

7

4

12

Glenn Smith

Hooker, Oklahoma

Don Hofferber

Hooker, Oklahoma

6

5

36

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

Pete Ansley

Adams, Oklahoma

5

DNF

48

Doug Tackett

Deerfield, Kansas

Doug Tackett

Deerfield, Kansas

8

DNF

34

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

Rod Higgins

Walsh, Colorado

2

DNF

91

Laverne Akers

Hooker, Oklahoma

Max Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

3

          Tackett spun out coming to a stop in a lake in the infield.

          Gleason spun out collecting Coffman whose car almost rolled over and would have if another car had come along, bumped into Coffman's, the collision setting it back onto its wheels where Coffman was able to continue in the race.

          Akers spun out twice before dropping out of this race.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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