Morris of West Liberty won the trophy dash, third heat, Australian pursuit and the feature event. Mel led from the second lap on to capture the 20-lap feature.
Len Blankenship of Keokuk was challenging hard, but couldn't quite overtake Morris and had to settle for second place.
Morris took the lead from Don Hoffman on the white flag lap to take home the trophy dash win.
Don Hoffman led all the way to take the checkers for the first 10-lap heat. Don Davidson of
won the second heat and Morris the
third heat. Des Moines
The only other car on the track besides winner Morris at the end of the Australian pursuit was Lem Blankenship. Blankenship was closing the gap on Morris, but run out of time when the finish came.
Because of the large field of cars, two semi-mains were run. Dan Dickey of Packwood won the first semi-main by a wide margin over second place Shorty Selsor of Des Moines. Paul Uhlenberg of Garwin was third and Marvin Korns of
was fourth. Ed Pilcher of
finished fifth. Ottumwa
Ron Perdock of
was the victor of the second semi-main
event in a very close finish over Joel Rasmussen of Washington . Bill McDonough of Ames was third and Earl Wagner of
Pleasantville finished, fourth. Cedar Rapids
Trophy Dash – Mel Morris,First Heat – Don Hoffman,
Second Heat – Don Davidson,
Third Heat – Mel Morris
Australian Pursuit – Mel Morris
Semi-Main #1 – Dan Dickey, Packwood
Semi-Main #2 – Ron Perdock, Washington
1. Mel Morris
2. Lem Blankenship, Keokuk
3. George Barton,
4. Don Hoffman
5. Phil Reese,
6. Arnie Braland, Boone
7. Dan Clement, Rhodes
8. Ron Perdock
9. Short Selsor,
10. Joel Rasmussen,
11. Arlo Dorenbusch
12. Ed Pilcher,