MARYLAND
STOCK CAR RACING
HALL OF FAME

A tribute to the racers that have brought us
countless memories over the past half century
of Maryland stock car racing

A tribute to the racers that have brought us countless memories over the past half century of Maryland stock car racing.

Dorsey Speedway
Dorsey Speedway Champions

Year              Modified                                                                                              1951       No Champion
1952      Pee Wee Pobletts
1953      Ed Lindsey
1954      Ray Kable
                                                                  Strictly Stock
1955      Ralph Smith                            Jack Lauterbach
1956      Pee Wee Pobletts                   Jack Lauterbach
1957      Bud Thiele
1958      Joe Owens
1959      Bud Thiele
               Ray Kable
                                                                   Hobby
1960     Bobby Tester                            Charlie Sutton
1961     Bobby Tester                            Rick Jones
1962     Danie Ferguson                      Will Dilks
1963    Bobby Tester                             John Mayola
1964    Bobby Ballentine                     Pee Wee Elbin
1965    Bobby Able
                                                                 Late Model                              
1966    Bobby Able                               Charlie Wierman
1967    Bobby Allen                              Denzil Dillman
1968                                                      Bud Thiele
                                                               Vic Lewis
1969                                                      Denzil Dillman
1970                                                      Vic Lewis
1971                                                      Claude Dilks
1972                                                      Denzil Dillman
1973                                                     Claude Dilks
1974                                                     Will Dilks
1975                                                     Rick Jones
1976                                                     Rick Jones
1977                                                     Rick Jones
                                                                                                 Street Stock
1978                                                     Will Dilks                Dale Beitli
1979                                                     Will Dilks                Stacy Schaeffer
1980                                                     Will Dilks                Mike Hentschel
1981                                                     Denny Miles            Barry Cook
                Limited Late Model                                             
1982      Dave Martin                          Ralph Elhers
1983      Jimmy Wilson                       Will Dilks               Gene Diehl
1984      Jimmy Wilson                       Pete Cameron        Tim Hopkins
1985      Corky Nelson                       Ray Kable Jr.          Tony Masiello

                 NASCAR Sportsman
1954      Johnny Roberts

1952 Point Standings Free State Stock Car Racing Assn.
1.    Pee Wee Pobletts
2.    Ray Kable
3.    Ed Lindsey
4.    Bob Whay
5.    Ralph Smith
6.    Roland Christopher
7.    Elmo Langley
8.    Jerry Banks
9.    Pete Kantorski
10.  Roy Coghill
11.  Carl Henderson
12.   Joe Owens
13.   Chuck Foley
14.   Barney Ross
15.   Earl Cook
16.   Bob Smith
17.   Hoss Kagle
18.   Don Johannas
19.   Buster Coggins
20.   Reds Fowler
21.   Bob Thomas
22..  Tom Crisler
23..  Scotty Smith
24.   Russ Heath
25.   Jack Lauterbach
26.   Ernie Mellena
27.   George Bopst
28.   Joe Haas
29.   Leo Vierkorn
30.   Vernon Kirk
31.   Bob Welsh
32.   Hal Starkey
33.   John Fernandez
34.   Mickey Sauter
35.   John Martin
36.   Preston Welsh
37.   Dave Powell
38.   Bill Prunier
39.   Emil Sable
40.   Cliff Hoover
41.   Stan Zelick
42.   Larry Starr
43.   Ralph Coletti
44.   Pete Peters
45.   Bob Ballentine
46.   Carl Lehman
47.   Hank Trice
48.   William Schaper Jr.
49.   Bill Funaii
50.   Al Cunningham
51.   Peanut Smith
52.   Coon File
53.   Marvin Richardson
54.   Norris Reed
55.   Chuck Wilson
56.   N. Ellingsworth
57.   Johnny Dodd
58.   C. C. Mills
59.   Johnny Roberts
60.   Bill Meyers
61.  Joe Hable
62.  Walt Regan
63.  Ed Barton
64.  Sherwood Kennys
65.  J. Wason
66.  Stan Snyder
67.  Bill Shipe
68.  Danny Woolford
69.  Guy Wallace
70.  Ted Haulfield
71.   Bob Tice
72.   John Paul Jones
73.   W. Martindale
74.   Doug Carter
75.   C. Poore
76.   Fred Jones
77.   Chas. Dorsey
78.   Dave Williams
79.   Gil West
80.   Paul Knapp
81.   Norman Rose
82.   Ed Williams
83.   Bill Morgan
84.   Bucky Guilfoy
85.   Danny Dove
86.   Tex Van
87.   Gene Holcomb
88.   Tom Horsey
89.   Dave Lewis
90.   Ed Brannon
91.   Bill O'Dell
92.   J. Reed
93.   R. Sweeney
94.   Bill Newman
95.   Ed Wheeler
96.   Bill Gross
97.   Ted Merkle
98.   Ray Byers
99.   Hoppin' Home
100. Bob Tester

1953
1.      Ed Lindsey
2.      Ralph Smith
3.      Pete Kantorsky
4.      Ray Kable
5.      Carl Henderson
6.      Roy Coghill
7.      Dick Marr
8.      Pee Wee Pobletts
9.      Joe Haas
10.    Bob Thomas
11.    Joe Owens
12.    Don Johannas
13.    Jack Lauterbach
14.    Carl Maisel
15.    Pete Peters
16.    Ernie Mellena
17.    Earl Cook
18.    Jimmy Rhoades
19.    Barney Ross
20.    Dan Ferguson
21.    Paul Knapp
22.    Bob Ballentine
23.    Scotty Smith
24.    George Heffner
25.    Butch Ryan
26.    Larry Starr
27.    George Bopst
28.    Gene Holcomb
29.    Cliff Hoover
30.    Bill Prunier
31.    Walt Schroader
32.    Bud Thiele
33.    Walt Ragan 
34.    Bill Jones
35.    Reds Fowler
36.    Bill Myers
37.    Bill Lone
38.    Roland Christopher
39.    Bill Dove
40.    Bob Rusk
41.    Fred Jones
42.    Doug Carter
43.    Don roberts
44.    John Dodd Jr.
45.    Jim Ross
46.    Bob Jeffries
47.    Ed Ninguard
48.    Jake Twilley
49.    Mack Hanbury
50.    Dave Williams
1953 Feature Winners
4/17     Elmo Langley                        7/17    Reds Kagle
4/21     Ed Lindsay                            7/18    Ed Lindsay
5/1       Ralph smith                           7/21    Ralph smith
5/8       Ray Kable                             7/25    Hoss Kagle 
5/15     Pee Wee Poblette                 7/31   Bill Morgan
5/22     Roy Coghill                          8/1      Ralph Smith  
5/29     Ralph Smith                         8/8      Ray Kable
6/5     Ed Lindsay                             8/14    Ray Kable
6/12   Walt Ragan                            8/21    Ray Kable
6/19   Ralph Smith                           8/28    Ed Lindsay
6/26   Ralph Smith                           9/4     Sam Hash
7/3     Pete Peters                             9/18   Glen Guthrie
7/10   Scotty Smith                         10/2     Ray Kable


1955
Modified
1.      Ralph Smith
2.      Pee Wee Pobletts
3.      Pete Kantorsky
4.      Eddie Anders
5.      Glen Guthrie
6.       Don Johannas
7.       Carl Henderson
8.       Ray Kable
9.       Dean Pelton
10.     Dick Marr
11.     Lou Thomas
12.     Johnny Stevens
13.     Joe Owens
14.     Bill Hubbard
15.     Ed Bridges
16.     Ed Lindsey
17.     Bill Jones
18.     Marvin Gross
19.     Emile Sable
20.     Buck McCardell
21.     Jerry Cunningham
22.     Mike Gallagher
23.     Bob Welsh
24.     Bobby Ballentine
25.     Red Reaves
26.     Ed Ningard
27.     Roy Coghill
28.     Billie Loan
29.     Moe Harden
30.     Bob Thomas
31.     Jim Ross
32.     Butch Ryan
33.     Jimmy Patterson
34.     Ed Williams
35.     Ed Slusher
36.     Pete Peters
37.     Tom Bowers
38.     Joe Sterling
39.     Jerry Klohr
40.     C. Campbell
41.     Harvey Henderson
42.     Jr. Grough
43.     F. Lum
44.     Jim Hurtubise
45.     Press Ferguson
46.     Johnny Cramblitt
47.     Reds Mathew
48.     Bill Gross
49.     Vernon Vermillion 
1955 Feature Winners-Modified- Unfortunately I do not have the dates
Ralph Smith                            Bobby Ballentine
Johnny Stevens                       Jack Lauterbach
Roy Coghill                            Ed Ningard
Pete Kantorsky                      Buck McCardell
Jim Patterson                        Billy Festerman
Fred Jones                             Ray Kable
Glen Guthrie                         Pee Wee Pobletts
Dick Marr                             Ed Slusher
Lou Thomas                         Tom Bowers
Buddy Theile                        Dick Ensheats
 

Strictly Stock
1.      Jack Lauterbach
2.      Roy Coghill
3.      Ed Ningard
4.      R. McBee
5.      Tom Bowers
6.      Buddy Thiele
7.      Joe Owens
8.      Danny Ferguson
9.      Dick Marr
10.    Bill Festerman
11.    Warren Tucker
12.    Jimmy Rhoades
13.    Denzel Dillman
14.    Wally Schroeder
15.    Dale Smith
16.    Teddy Miller
17.    Ed Williams
18.    Jim ross
19.    Calvin Ray
20.    Rich Schmelyun
21.    Fred Rohrer 
22.    Ralph smith
23.    Tom Campbell
24.    Bob Burke
25.    Dean Felton
26.    Joe Sterling
27.    Kirby Smith
28.    Emment Steve
29.    T. Barber
30.    Bob Thomas
31.    W. Wadner
32.    Jim Harnish
33.    Jacl Keeney
34.    Vic Lewis
35.    Press Ferguson
36.    Bill Stevens
37.    Pee Wee Pobletts
38.    Chas. Sutton
39.    Dale Ashwell
40.    Al Warr
41.    Wm. Churchey
42.    James Teague
43.    Lem Imhoff
44.    Bill Jones
45.    Cliff Hoover
46.    Jim Mc Grady
47.    H. Kelly
48.    Sid Pyle
49.    Marvin Gross
50.    Dinsmore 

1973
Late Models
1.      Claude Dilks
2.      Ray Grant
3.     Will Dilks
4.     Leonard Miller
5.     Pete Kantorsky
6.     Ed Canupp
7.     Tom Wagner
8.     Rick Jones
9.     Jim Butler
10.   Don Norfolk
11.   Butch Barkey
12.   Denzell Dillman
13.   Harold Vanderlip
14.   Ray Fanning
15.   Ron Rowles

Figure 8
1.      Jack Barass
2.      Andy Anderson
3.      Jerry Thomas
4.      Tom Crummit
5.      Ken Storm
6.      Bill Brown
7.      Scott Robbins
8.      Bud Walker
9.      Jack Branch
10.    Paul Bremer
11.    Walt Cullem
12.    Bill Aisquith
13.    Sonny Eaton
14.    Charlie Weaver
15.    Jim Stauffer

1974
Late Model
1.      Will Dilks
2.      Claude Dilks
3.      Rick Jones
4.      Gil Clemens
5.      Vic Lewis
6.      L. Miller
7.      John McBurnette
8.      Little Hutch
9.      Ed Canupp
10.    Pete Kantorsky
11.    Ralph Ehlers
12.    Ray Grant
13.    Butch Barkey
14.    Ronnie Miles
15.    John Broussard

Figure 8
1.      Jack Barass
2.      Bud Walker
3.      Walt Clemens
4.      Walt Cullem
5.      George Kopchak
6.      Charles Weaver
7.      Jerry Thomas
8.      Tom Crummitt
9.      Scott Robbins
10.    Ken Storm
11.    Jack Branch
12.    Bill Hynes
13.    Jim Staffer
15.    Big Ed Dietrich

1975
Late Model
1.      Rick Jones
2.      Will Dilks
2.      Leonard Miller
3.      Ronnie Miles
4.      Gil Clements
5.      Ed Canupp
6.      Ralph Ehlers
7.      Claude Dilks
8.      John McBurnette
9.      Don Norfolk
10.    Butch Barkey

Figure 8
1.      Bud Walker
2.      Walt Cullum
3.      Scott Robbins
4.      Jack Barrass
5.      Tom Crummit
6.      George Crummitt
7.      George Kopchak
8.      Bill Hynes
9.      Bill Brown
10.    Jerry Thomas

1977
Late Model
1.      Rick Jones
2.      Ralph Ehlers
3.      Bill Hynes
4.      Jack Barras
5.      Ed Drury
6.      Don Norfolk
7.      Scott Robbins
8.      Jesse Wolford
9.      Butch Barkey
10.    George Kopchak
11.    Ed Dietrich
12.    Larry Stahl
13.    Dick Taylor

Figure 8
1.      Willis Stafford
2.      George Kopchak
3.      Tom Crummitt
4.      Walt Cullum
5.      Sonny Eaton
6.      Fred Krickbaum
7.      John McBurnette
8.      Bruce Sevison
9.      Jim Stauffer
10.    Ed Sutton

1978
Late Model
1.      Will Dilks
2.      Rick Jones
3.      Jack Barrass
4.      Ralph Ehlers
5.      Ed Dietrich
6.      Jesse Wolford
7.      Bill Hynes
8.      Don Norfolk
9.      Larry Stahl
10.    Rick Speciale
11.    Ed Canupp
12.    Duane Lowrey
13.    George Kopchak
14.    Everett Hoxter
15.    Claude Dilks
16.    Butch Barke
17.    Will Hutchinson
18.    John Hood
19.    Scott Robbins
20.    Tex Erskine
21.    Bill Stasley
22.    Ed Drury
23.    Jim Buckingham
24.    Mike Ayres
25.    Francis Dilworth
26.    Kenneth Grinnell
27.    Frank Erskine
28.    Lloyd Whalen
29.    Jim Stauffer
30.    George Chasson
31.    Ben Lee
32.    Bill Rapp
33.    Frank Walls
34.    Bill Brown
35.    Jerry Wilcoxen
35.    Roy Deese
36.    Jim Gardner
37.    Clay Wild
38.    Bex Kennard
39.    Rocky Demarr

Figure 8
1.      Willis Stafford
2.      George Kopchak
3.      Ed Sutton
4.      Fred Krickbaum
5.      Tom Crummitt
6.      Walt Cullum
7.      John McBurnette
8.      Butch Hines
9.      Dave Kerr
10.    Sonny Eaton
11.    Bud Koch
12.    Scott Robbins
13.    Ron Cummings
14.    Bill Aisquith
15.    Luke Miller
16.    Dick Carozza
17.    Bruce Sevison
18.    Gary Collins
19.    Howard Breeden
20.    Jack Barrass
21.    Jay Rimel
22.    John Stewart
23.    Ken Gast
24.    S. Vollerhausen
25.    T J Plogger
26.    Jim Gardner
27.    Joe Griffith
28.    Red Twigg
29.    Milford Purdham
30.    Edward Ptacek
31.    Rroger Nichol
32.    Darwin Kinser
33.    Dave Pierce
34.    Jim Isner   




1984
Late Models
1.       Pete Cameron
2.       Jimmy skinner
3.       George Kopchak
4.       Larry Stahl
5.      Ralph Ehlers
6.      Rick Jones
7.      Ray Grant
8.      Creed Calton
9.      Ray Kable Jr.
10.   Jack Barrass

Limited Late Models\
1.      Jim Wilson
2.      Tom Lewis
3.      Corky Nelson
4.      John Broussard
5.      Francis Yates
6.     Bobby Linton
7.     Bob Bury
8.     Paul Corsey
9.     Kirk Evans
10.   John Rhodes

Figure Eight
1.      Willis Stafford
2.      Walt Cullum
3.      Fred Krickbaum
4.      Luke Miller
5.      Randy Holden
6.      Jim Gardner
7.      Milford Purdham
8.      Joe Shoemaker
9.      Don Breach
10.    Rick Taylor

Street Stocks
1.      Tim Hopkins
2.      James Rader
3.      Ida Dietrich
4.      Dale Childers
5.      Ed Williams
6.      Mark Linton
7.      Rick Wines
8.      Donna Bouchat
9.      Hal Hopkins
10.    Phil Campell

They raced at Dorsey:

Ralph Smith-Aberdeen, Md
Pee Wee Pobletts-Randlestown, Md
Pete Kantorsky-Essex, Md
Eddie Anders
Glen Guthrie-Silver Spring, Md
Don Johannas
Carl Henderson
Ray Kable-Reisterstown, Md
Dean Pelton-Silver Spring, Md
Dick Marr
Lou Thomas-Linthicum, Md
Johnny Stevens
Joe Owens-Dorsey, Md
Bill Hubbard
Ed Bridges
Ed Lindsey-Randlestown, Md
Bill Jones
Marvin Gross
Emile Sable
Buck McCardell-Conowingo, Md
Jerry Cuningham
Mike Gallagher
Bob Welsh
Bobby Ballentine-Dorsey, Md
Red Reaves
Ed Ningard
Roy Coghill
Bill Lone
Moe Harden
Bob Thomas
Jim Ross
Butch Ryan
Jimmy Petterson
Ed Williams
Ed Slusher
Pete Peters
Tom Bowers
Joe Sterling
Jerry Klohr
C. Campbell
Harvey Henderson
Jr. Gough
F. Lum
Jim Hurtubise
Press Ferguson
Johnny Cramblitt
Reds Mathew
Bill Gross
Vernon Vermillion
Fritz Megenhart
Paul Knapp
Joe Haas
Joseph Kvech
Leo Kemmer
Jimmy Rhoades
Bobby Davis
Thomas Guifford
Jack Lauterbach
Mike Bold
Ernie Mellena
William Schopp
Jack Hood
Buddy Thiele-Arbutus, Md
Donald Spatz
Jerry Banks
George Heffner
Harry Leo Walker
John Ningard
Jim Smith
George Bopst
Eddie Adams
Barney Ross
Bruce Kamber
Don Kole
Carl Maisel
Thomas Bower
Roland Christopher
Harold Mentzel, Jr
Bob Thomas
Dean Felton
Fred Jones
Buddy Saffield
Russ Heath
Bob Mundorf
Ralph Kagle-Lanham, Md
James E. Floyd
Pete Watson
Danie Ferguson
Jack Reed
Elmo Langley
Bill Hubbard
John H. Bright
Francis Frey
Ralph Onstead
Charles Van Brunt
Bill Myers
Cliff Hoover
Hoss Kagle-Lanham, Md
Carl Henderson
Charles Wilson
William Schaper Jr
Bob Whay-Brooklyn, Md
Buster Coggins
Dick Tucker
John Paul Jones
Allton Akers
Ronnie Cranston
Johnny Roberts-Brooklyn Park, Md
Frankie Schnieder-Lambertville, NJ
Ken Marriott-Baltimore, Md
Denzil Dillman-Millersville, Md
Bob Tester-Severn, Md
Ernie Tester-Baltimore, Md
Bill Lone Jr.
Bobby Abel
Bobby Hersh
Bud Folkenroth
Ace Canupp-Elvaton, Md
Bobby Myers
Kenny Weld
Bobby Allen-Hanover, Pa
Rick Schmelyun
Reuben Mcbee
Vic Lewis
Neil Haight
Chuck Talbert-Randlestown, Md
Junior Tauber-Linthicum, Md
Bucky Guilfoy
Ron Garland-Harve De Grace, Md

These is the driver roster for Dorsey's final year, 1985:

Late Model          Limited                  Figure 8                   Street Stock

Creed Calton            Steve Hoover       Jim Jarvis                Creed Calton Jr
Ronnie McBee          Fred Baker          Mike Fultz               Chris West
George Woodward  John Broussard  George Chasson     Dave Beechling
Craig Lingon          Mark Githrie      Willie Stafford         Jim Webb
Ed Canupp             Barry Cook         Bob Shafer Jr           Tim Hopkins
Tom Amberman     Bobby Tharp       Larry Mathews        Art Duffield
Ray Grant             John Rhodes       Milford Purdham     Joe Scaggs
Ronnie Miles        Jack Weatherly   Ron Conning            Tim Showerer
Jim McBee            Jr. Lathroum      Vic Doster                 Ed Kutcha
Dave Harris         David Miller       Henry Ott                  Harold Williams
Vernon Harris     Bill Vacek            Tom Elberts              Ray Bly
Phil Lang            Butch Kaminski   Don Breach             Walt Lemmon
Ralph Ehlers       Scott Robbins      Luke Miller              Mark Linton
Dale Beitler         Bobby Linton      Randy Holden         Pop Jenkins
Donna Bouchat  Jim Wilson           Jim Shinn                Rick Holsen
Rick Taylor         Pee Wee Elbin     Ted Dickson            John Woods
Larry Stahl          Mike Rogers        Joe Shoemaker Jr   Rusty Amos
George Kopchak Paul Cursey       Walt Cullum            Don Chalk
Jimmy Skinner     John Lacey          Jim Gardner          Jim Elben
Mike Remiekas    Bob Bury                                             Joe Knott
Gary Stuhler        Barry Lear                                          Jr. Jenkins
Mike Hentschel   Corky Nelson                                      John White
Jack Barrass       Dale Smith                                          Kenneth Leslie
Ed Dietrich          John Smith                                         Harold Summers
Pete Cameron     Francis Yates                                      Hal Hopkins
Ed Williams        George Lourdon                                Chuck Brodell
Butch Kable        Tim Booth                                          John Calton III
Gary Phelps        Clarence Guthrie                               Ray Davis
Roy Deese Jr                                                                   John Huber
Roland Cox                                                                     Mike Grahm
Rick Jones                                                                       Gary Collins
Ed Drury                                                                         John Sellner
                                                                                         Aaron Diehl
                                                                                         Gary Garret
                                                                                         Bernie Koontz
                                                                                         Craig Ruppert
                                                                                         Ken Murvin
                                                                                         Dale Childers
                                                                                         Billy Farmer
                                                                                         Guy Diehl
                                                                                         Rick Wines
                                                                                         Eugene Conlee
                                                                                         Tony Maisello
                                                                                         Jim Byrd
                                                                                         Cathy Dilks
                                                                                         Bill Stivers

I have a long way to go. Stay tuned.
                                                   
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