Friday, October 7, 2022

1967 – Hume wins Oktoberfest Special

Eddie Hume of Madison, Wis., won the 100-lap Oktoberfest Special race at North La Crosse Speedway. Joining Hume are track owners Allan Ness (left) and Howard Tralmer (right) – Beetle Bailey Photo

La Crosse, Wis. (October 7, 1967) – Madison’s Eddie Hume and Bill Parrott of Northfield, Minn., won feature races at the Oktoberfest Special 100 at the North La Crosse Speedway on Saturday night.

Hume took the win in the 100-lap main event, edging Everett Black of Black River Falls.

Parrott drove to first place in the 50-lap feature besting Osseo’s Wayne Kittleson.

La Crosse area drivers dominated the hobby stock feature, won by Jay Hauser of La Crosse.

George Gleason, Dick Huber, and Bill Finch, all of La Crosse, finished second, third and fourth, respectively in the hobby stock main event.

Results –

50-Lap –

1. Bill Parrott, Northfield, Minn.
2. Wayne Kittleson, Osseo
3. John Brevak, Fairchild
4. Dale Pennell, La Crosse
5. Robert Bowen, Sparta

Hobby Stock –

1. Jay Hauser, La Crosse
2. George Gleason, La Crosse
3. Dick Huber, La Crosse
4. Bill Finch, La Crosse
5. Dexter Groves, Viroqua

100-Lap - 

1. Eddie Hume, Madison
2. Everett Fox, Black River Falls
3. Les Katzner, Wisconsin Rapids
4. Jim Back, Vesper
5. Tom Reffner, Rudolph

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