A total of four cars broke the former time trial record of 24.75 set the opening night of racing May 14 by Mert Williams of
. The top mark of 24.65 on the ½-mile
track was turned in by Householder. Ray Forsythe was next in 24.70 while Paul
Fitzpatrick of Rochester
was third in 24.75 and Bob Weber of Lone Rock, Rochester , was fourth in 24.99. Iowa
Late model action saw Butch Householder of Algona come from the last row outside to edge Paul Fitzpatrick of
by two car lengths in the first heat. Fitzpatrick took the lead on the third
lap with Householder slipping past in front of the grandstand at the start of
the final lap. Rochester
In the second heat Ray Forsythe of
outlasted Bob Shryock of Estherville for the win while Jim Edgington of Mankato edged Jack Piver
for third place. Forsythe started in back of the pack and edged into the lead
on the third lap, taking the lead from Piver. Shryock moved into second on the
fifth lap and Edgington moved to third on the sixth lap. Mason City
The trophy dash saw Householder and Fitzpatrick run one-two with Householder winning by several car lengths. Skuza took third place by a length.
In the consolation race for late model stocks, Bob Jusola of Burnville nipped Bob Weber of Lone Rock, by just six inches at the finish to bring a crowd of 3,000 to their feet.