JayCee Speedway

Larned, Kansas

Sunday Night July 12, 1959

 

 

Race promoter Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Sanctioned by Merrick Racing Promotions of Dodge City, Kansas

Sponsored by Larned Jaycees of Larned, Kansas

Speedway general manager Virgil McNeil of Larned, Kansas

Assistant speedway general manager Wilbur Dirks of Larned, Kansas

Public address announcer Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Starter / flagman Glenn Morrison of Great Bend, Kansas

Pit steward Bob Platt of Larned, Kansas

Assistant pit steward Darrell Harms of Dodge City, Kansas

Trophy girl Diane Dirks of Larned, Kansas

 

  

 

 

Incomplete List of Entries

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

7

Virgil Donovan

Larned, Kansas

 

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

14

Bill Nave

Lyons, Kansas

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

 

26

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

33

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Leroy Powell

Great Bend, Kansas

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Hays, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Hays, Kansas

53

Lawrence Greene

Hutchinson, Kansas

81

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

 

85

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

Bernie Beydler

Schrater family collection

 

Leland Salmans

Leland Salmans collection

  

Fritz Kuntzsch

Klein collection

 

Bill Nave

Schrater family collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

First Heat Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owners

Car Owners From

1

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Hays, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Hays, Kansas

2

26

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

3

53

Lawrence Greene

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

7

Virgil Donovan

Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Heat Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

85

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

2

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

3

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

4

14

Bill Nave

Lyons, Kansas

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

DNF

81

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

          Thornton rolled his car near the fourth turn on the final lap of this race.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trophy Dash 5 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

26

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

2

85

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

3

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

First Semi-Final Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

2

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Hays, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Hays, Kansas

3

26

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

14

Bill Nave

Lyons, Kansas

Ferrill Curtis

Timken, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final Race 8 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

2

85

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

3

7

Virgil Donovan

Larned, Kansas

4

33

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Leroy Powell

Great Bend, Kansas

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Feature Race 25 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

10

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Richard Dougherty

Great Bend, Kansas

2

24

Bernie Beydler

Great Bend, Kansas

Vernon Schrater

Great Bend, Kansas

3

26

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

Dick Hendershot

Hutchinson, Kansas

4

33

Milton Luft

Great Bend, Kansas

Leroy Powell

Great Bend, Kansas

5

81

Calvin Thornton

Great Bend, Kansas

Marvin Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

6

7

Virgil Donovan

Larned, Kansas

 

 

7

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Hays, Kansas

Fritz Kuntzsch

Hays, Kansas

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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