JayCee Speedway

Larned, Kansas

Sunday Night September 1, 1957

 

 

Race promoter Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Sanctioned by Merrick Racing Promotions of Dodge City, Kansas

Sponsored by Larned Jaycees of Larned, Kansas

President of the Larned Jaycees Dean Sallee of Larned, Kansas

Speedway general manager Wilbur Dirks of Larned, Kansas

Public address announcer Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Flagman / starter Ben Hughes of Dodge City, Kansas

 Trophy girl   Janice Nicholson of Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

List of Entries  16 Cars

Car #

Driver

Driver From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

 

3

Nelson Carlson

Larned, Kansas

Wilbur Dirks

Larned, Kansas

6

Bob Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

 

12

Ted Kreger

Dodge City, Kansas

Elmer "Shorty" Adams

Dodge City, Kansas

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

W. T. "Tommy" Jones

Montezuma, Kansas

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

Joe & Harry Vratil

Larned, Kansas

40

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

42

Warren Farney

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

47

Kenny Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

Frank Epp

Dodge City, Kansas

53

Leroy Powell

Great Bend, Kansas

Joe Clawson

Great Bend, Kansas

71

Bob Murphy

Larned, Kansas

Herman Dirks

Albert, Kansas

 

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

 

85

Kenny Roach

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

 

88

Cliff Schriner

Dodge City, Kansas

Jerry Culver

Dodge City, Kansas

 

94

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

Vivan E. Cates

Claflin, Kansas

Nelson Carlson

Toiler & Toiler

    

Don Spreier

Cokeley collection

 

Ron Nicholson

Bill Nicholson collection

 

Don Shumard

Coffman collection

 

Bob Murphy

Bob Murphy collection

 

Leland Salmans

Tiller & Toiler

 

Ted Kreger

Coffman collection

 

Fritz Kuntzsch

Tiller & Toiler

 

Cliff Schriner

Huddleston & Peoples photo from the Cokeley collection

 

Warren Farney

Bill Nicholson collection

 

Marvin Lowery

Mike Constant collection

 

Kenny Roach

Stan Morrison collection

 

Gene Potts

Don Cates collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

First Heat Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owners

Car Owners From

1

6

Bob Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

2

94

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

Vivan E. Cates

Claflin, Kansas

3

47

Kenny Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

Frank Epp

Dodge City, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Second Heat Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

40

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

2

35

Fritz Kuntzsch

Larned, Kansas

Joe & Harry Vratil

Larned, Kansas

3

85

Kenny Roach

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

 

 

 

 

  

   

 

 

Third Heat Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

2

43

Ron Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

3

3

Nelson Carlson

Larned, Kansas

Wilbur Dirks

Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 

  

 

     

  

Trophy Dash 5 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

6

Bob Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

2

40

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

3

74

Marvin Lowery

Larned, Kansas

Tabler, Fischer, Sallee & Constant*

Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

  

First Semi-Final Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

88

Cliff Schriner

Dodge City, Kansas

Jerry Culver

Dodge City, Kansas

2

94

Gene Potts

Great Bend, Kansas

Vivan E. Cates

Claflin, Kansas

3

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

W. T. "Tommy" Jones

Montezuma, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

Second Semi-Final Race  10 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

6

Bob Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

2

40

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

3

85

Kenny Roach

Great Bend, Kansas

J. L. "Junior" Stillwell

Great Bend, Kansas

 

  

 

 

 

  

 

   

 

Consolation Race

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

82

Don Spreier

Larned, Kansas

Charles Berryman

Larned, Kansas

2

71

Bob Murphy

Larned, Kansas

Herman Dirks

Albert, Kansas

3

42

Warren Farney

Larned, Kansas

John Nicholson

Larned, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

B Feature Race  15 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

6

Bob Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

Guy Salem

Dodge City, Kansas

2

40

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

Leland Salmans

Larned, Kansas

3

47

Kenny Gillette

Dodge City, Kansas

Frank Epp

Dodge City, Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

A Feature Race 20 Laps

Place

Car #

Driver

From

Car Owner

Car Owner From

1

3

Nelson Carlson

Larned, Kansas

Wilbur Dirks

Larned, Kansas

2

28

Don Shumard

Dodge City, Kansas

W. T. "Tommy" Jones

Montezuma, Kansas

3

12

Ted Kreger

Dodge City, Kansas

Elmer "Shorty" Adams

Dodge City, Kansas

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 Nelson Carlson with the Wilbur Dirks owned jalopy that he won the feature in on this night - Tiller & Toiler

 

 

 

 

* D. Vane Tabler, Rex Fischer, Dean Sallee, and Riley Eugene "Gene" Constant all of Larned.

 

 

 

 

 

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