Jalopy Stock Car Races

Grant County Fairgrounds

Ulysses, Kansas

Friday May 29, 1959

 

Sponsor Grant County Jaycees

Attendance "A good crowd"

 Total Purse $300

 

 

 

 

List of Entries 10

 

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

7

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

 

21

Merle "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Subiette, Kansas

 

36

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

Pete Ansley

Adams, Oklahoma

 

40

Leo Siler

Ulysses, Kansas

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

 

44

Ray Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

Travis Herger

Ulysses, Kansas

 

50

Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Floyd Keller

Ulysses, Kansas

 

80

Stanley Trahern

Liberal, Kansas

Henry Doerksen

Sublette, Kansas

 

81

Harold Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

Harold Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

91

Don Adams

Hooker, Oklahoma

Max Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

 

98

Doyt Meyer

Hooker, Oklahoma

Doyt Meyer

Hooker, Oklahoma

Gene Coffman

Coffman collection

 

Rabbit Trahern

Coffman collection

 

Nut Cokeley

Cokeley collection

 

Stanley Trahern

Coffman collection

 

Doyt Meyer

Meyer collection

 

Leo Siler

Cokeley collection

 

Bob Murphy

Cokeley collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 First Heat Race 5 Cars 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

80

Stanley Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Henry Doerksen

Sublette, Kansas

1

2

7

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

5

3

50

Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Floyd Keller

Ulysses, Kansas

3

4

81

Harold Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

Harold Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

2

5

21

Merle "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

4

          The cars driven by Murphy and Rabbit Trahern locked wheels on the fourth turn and the race had to be stopped to separate them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 Second Heat Race 5 Cars 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

36

Gene Coffman

Liberal, Kansas

Pete Ansley

Adams, Oklahoma

1

2

44

Ray Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

Travis Herger

Ulysses, Kansas

2

3

91

Don Adams

Hooker, Oklahoma

Max Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

4

4

98

Doyt Meyer

Hooker, Oklahoma

Doyt Meyer

Hooker, Oklahoma

5

5

40

Leo Siler

Ulysses, Kansas

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

3

          Coffman won $12 for his victory in this race but his transmission gave right after he took the checkered flag ending his night of racing.

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 Trophy Dash 3 Cars 6 Laps

Trophy Sponsor Dairy Kreem, Ulysses, Kansas

Trophy Queen Darlene Oliver

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

80

Stanley Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Henry Doerksen

Sublette, Kansas

2

2

7

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

1

3

44

Ray Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

Travis Herger

Ulysses, Kansas

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 First Semi-Final Race 5 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

80

Stanley Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Henry Doerksen

Sublette, Kansas

1

2

7

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

3

3

50

Bob Murphy

Hooker, Oklahoma

Floyd Keller

Hooker, Oklahoma

2

4

44

Ray Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

Travis Herger

Ulysses, Kansas

4

DNF

91

Don Adams

Hooker, Oklahoma

Max Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

5

          Adams dropped out on the third lap.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

    

 

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final Race 4 Cars 10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

21

Merle "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

2

2

98

Doyt Meyer

Hooker, Oklahoma

Doyt Meyer

Hooker, Oklahoma

4

3

81

Harold Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

Harold Libich

Hooker, Oklahma

1

4

40

Leo Siler

Ulysses, Kansas

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

3

          Fourth place in this race paid $5 from the purse.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 A Feature 9 Cars 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

Started

1

7

Clarence "Nut" Cokeley

Liberal, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

5

2

80

Stanley Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Henry Doerksen

Sublette, Kansas

9

3

21

Merle "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

Merle E. "Rabbit" Trahern

Sublette, Kansas

6

4

98

Doyt Meyer

Hooker, Oklahoma

Doyt Meyer

Hooker, Oklahoma

1

5

44

Ray Cott

Ulysses, Kansas

Travis Herger

Ulysses, Kansas

4

6

50

Bob Murphy

Ulysses, Kansas

Floyd Keller

Ulysses, Kansas

7

DNF

81

Harold Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

Harold Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

8

DNF

40

Leo Siler

Ulysses, Kansas

Scott Talbert, Sr.

Ulysses, Kansas

3

DNF

91

Don Adams

Hooker, Oklahoma

Max Libich

Hooker, Oklahoma

2

          There was a seven-car pileup on the first lap.  All of the cars were able to restart the race without being worked on except for the one driven by Adams.  He had to go to the pits and have two flat tires changed before he could continue so, when he returned to the racetrack, he was moved to the rear of the lineup.  Adams then dropped out on the first lap after the restart.

          Siler dropped out on the third lap with a flat tire.

          Libich dropped out on the ninth lap.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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