Jalopy Stock Car Races

Grant County Fairgrounds

Ulysses, Kansas

 

Friday Night – July 27, 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 – 27 Cars – 1 Lap

Place 

Car #

Driver

From

Time

  1

80

Stanley Trahern

Ensign, Kansas

21.33

  2

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

21.75

  3

41

Johnny Thomas

Ashland, Kansas

22.10

  4

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

22.20

  5

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

22.38

  6

69

Bill Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

22.43

  7

79

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

22.59

  8

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

22.63

  9

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

22.70

10

15

Sidney Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

22.82

11

7

John Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

22.85

12

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

23.20

13

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

23.30

14

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

23.40

15

33

Bob Gilkey

 

23.45

16

14

Max Allen

Sublette, Kansas

23.83

17

57

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

23.92

18

31

Eldon Smith

Garden City, Kansas

24.05

19

37

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

24.18

20

16

Wayne Morris

Moscow, Kansas

24.40

21

62

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

24.70

22

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

24.90

23

19

Carroll Russell

Hooker, Oklahoma

25.20

24

18

Dale Stauth

Dodge City, Kansas

26.20

25

93

Loren Rapp

Hooker, Oklahoma

27.10

26

5

Harvey Main

Ulysses, Kansas

NT

26

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

NT

 

Nut Cokeley

Cokeley collection

 

Bob Elliott

Cokeley collection

 

Stanley Trahern

Cokeley collection

 

Lyle Lewis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Chuck Arnold

Dutch Davis collection

  

Dean Lewis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

  

Loren Rapp

Coffman collection

 

Scott Talbert

Cokeley collection

 

Don Shumard

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

  

Dutch Davis

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

 

Johnny Thomas

Thomas collection

 

Bill Humphreys

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

  

Carroll Russell

Coffman collection

 

Ray Cott

Jennie Talbert photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Heat Race – 8 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

4

2

31

Eldon Smith

Garden City, Kansas

2

3

14

Max Allen

Sublette, Kansas

6

4

33

Bob Gilkey

 

3

5

37

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

7

6

57

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

8

7

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

5

DNF

7

John Carter

Ulysses, Kansas

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

   

  

Second Heat Race – 9 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

1

2

69

Bill Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

3

3

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

5

4

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

7

5

19

Carroll Russell

Hooker, Oklahoma

2

6

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

4

7

15

Sidney Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

9

8

16

Wayne Morris

Moscow, Kansas

6

DNF

18

Dale Stauth

Dodge City, Kansas

8

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

  

  

Third Heat Race – 9 Cars – 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

1

2

79

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

3

3

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

8

4

5

Harvey Main

Ulysses, Kansas

5

5

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

6

6

80

Stanley Trahern

Ensign, Kansas

2

7

41

Johnny Thomas

Ashland, Kansas

7

8

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

9

9

62

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Trophy Dash – 6  Cars

Trophy Awarded by the Anderson Motor Company

Trophy Queen – Karen Lear

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Ulysses, Kansas

4

 

31

Eldon Smith

Garden City, Kansas

2

 

69

Bill Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

3

 

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

6

DNF

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

1

DNF

79

Dean Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

5

     The cars driven by Elliott and Lewis became hooked together with Lewis’ car then rolling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

Consolation Race – 11 Cars

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

80

Stanley Trahern

Ensign, Kansas

  7

2

62

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

  8

3

41

Johnny Thomas

Ashland, Kansas

10

4

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

  9

5

37

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

  3

6

19

Carroll Russell

Hooker, Oklahma

  5

7

18

Dale Stauth

Dodge City, Kansas

  6

8

93

Loren Rapp

Hooker, Oklahoma

  1

9

57

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

  4

DNF

76

Harold Minter

Ulysses, Kansas

  2

DNF

97

Lyle Lewis

Dighton, Kansas

11

     Lewis rolled his car.

     Cokeley was paid $8 from the purse for his second place finish in this race.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

   

 

 

 

   

 

 

B Feature Race – 9 Cars – 15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

31

Eldon Smith

Garden City, Kansas

1

2

25

Floyd “Dutch” Davis

Dodge City, Kansas

6

3

89

Bob Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

3

4

33

Bob Gilkey

 

2

5

69

Bill Humphreys

Ulysses, Kansas

8

6

19

Carroll Russell

Hooker, Oklahoma

7

 

37

Bernard Pfeifer

Leoti, Kansas

4

 

57

Fred Gleason

Ulysses, Kansas

5

 

40

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

A Feature Race – 9 Cars – 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Started

1

80

Stanley Trahern

Ensign, Kansas

4

2

88

Charles “Chuck” Lucas

Big Bow, Kansas

7

3

62

Clarence “Nut” Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

5

4

41

Johnny Thomas

Ashland, Kansas

8

5

98

Jerry Elliott

Ulysses, Kansas

2

DNF

11

Raymond Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

1

DNF

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

3

DNF

5

Harvey Main

Ulysses, Kansas

6

DNF

75

Charles “Chuck” Arnold

Ulysses, Kansas

9

     The cars driven by Cott, Shumard, and Main all spun out.

     Arnold dropped out with a flat tire.

     Cokeley was paid $24 from the purse for his third place finish in this race.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Floyd “Dutch” Davis of Dodge City, Kansas also received a kiss during the trophy presentation – Dutch Davis collection

 

 

 

 

 

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