Jalopy Stock Car Races

Grant County Fairgrounds

Ulysses, Kansas

Friday Night – June 22, 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 – 16 Cars – 1 Lap

Place 

Car #

Driver

From

Time

  1

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

22.65

  2

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

23.00

  3

79

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

23.35

  4

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

23.60

  5

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

23.70

  5

72

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

23.70

  7

97

Dale Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

24.10

  8

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

24.50

  9

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

24.85

10

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

25.35

11

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

25.50

12

57

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

27.50

13

66

Clem Smith

Ulysses, Kansas

NT

13

66

Max Malone

Copeland, Kansas

NT

13

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

NT

13

80

Stanley Trahern

Ensign, Kansas

NT

 

Nut Cokeley

Cokeley collection

 

Bob Elliott

Cokeley collection

 

Chuck Arnold

Dutch Davis collection

 

Lyle Lewis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Dutch Davis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Dean Lewis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

  

Stanley Trahern

Cokeley collection

 

Scott Talbert

Cokeley collection

 

Ray Cott

Jennie Talbert photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

First Heat Race – 7 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

97

Dale Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

1

2

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

6

3

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

7

4

66

Clem Smith

Ulysses, Kansas

5

 

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

2

 

57

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

3

 

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

Second Heat Race – 7 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

4

2

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

6

3

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

7

4

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

3

 

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

1

 

79

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

2

 

72

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

5

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

Trophy Dash – 4  Cars

Sponsored by Fuller G. H.

Trophy Queen – Sue Lofland

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

3

 

97

Dale Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

1

 

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

2

 

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Consolation Race – 6 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

79

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

5

2

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

1

3

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

4

4

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

3

5

57

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

2

DNF

72

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

6

      Cokeley dropped out of this race with steering problems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

   

B Feature Race – 7 Cars – 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

7

2

66

Clem Smith

Ulysses, Kansas

5

3

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

4

4

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

6

 

97

Dale Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

1

 

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

2

 

57

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

A Feature Race – 7 Cars – 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

7

2

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

4

3

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

3

4

79

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

2

 

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

1

 

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

6

DNF 

72

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

5

     Cokeley’s car rolled for which he received a steak dinner from Arnold’s Café in Ulysses.  He was also paid $5 in tow money since he did not place in any of the races on this evening.

     The car that Arnold drove to victory in this race was owned by Ernest Mann of Ulysses, Kansas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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