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Inclement Weather Postpones Modified Stampede at DCRP

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 19, 2018) – Mother Nature continues her domination of Dodge City Raceway Park in 2018 with Saturday’s scheduled event atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas postponed due to inclement weather. With forecasts of... Continue »
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DCRP Opens Season with April 21 Modified Stampede

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 11, 2018) – After a pair of foiled attempts to get the 2018 racing season under way, Dodge City Raceway Park will kick things off in style with the Sixth Annual Modified Stampede... Continue »
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Dismal Weather Conditions Stops DCRP Again

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 6, 2018) – For the second weekend in a row, unfavorable weather conditions have forced the postponement of the season opening event atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval in southwest Kansas. Expected... Continue »
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DCRP Season Opener Postponed by Inclement Weather – Reset for April 7

DODGE CITY, Kan. (March 29, 2018) – The season will open at Dodge City Raceway Park another seven days later, as Saturday night’s scheduled event atop the 3/8-mile clay oval has been postponed due to forecasts of bone-chilling weather.... Continue »
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Saturday Practice Precedes DCRP Season Opener!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (March 21, 2018) – Activity is picking up around the Dodge City Raceway Park 3/8-mile clay oval with opening night just ten days away. But first, an Open Practice session is on tap for... Continue »

DCRP Sport Modified Streak Continues!

07 April 2016 | Featured News | |    

sportmods2015980Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 7, 2016) – Little doubt about it, the competition level of the weekly racing show at Dodge City Raceway Park is difficult to match.

There are no “gimme’s” on any given night in any of the track’s five regular divisions of Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

While unpredictable in all five divisions, the current streak of consecutive different winners in IMCA Sport Modified action is bordering on the astounding.

It’s a streak that will be on the line Saturday night as the IMCA Sport Modifieds join in on the card that includes the $1,200-to-win Fourth Annual Dodge City Modified Stampede along with the DCRP Sprint Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

The IMCA Sport Modified streak is one that dates back to the 2014 season finale when Great Bend’s Nate Ginest raced to victory lane in the Jerry Soderberg Memorial championship event.

Little did anyone know that was the beginning of a stretch of different winners that carries into Saturday night’s action. It’s a stretch that includes 14 different winners, including a 2015 season that offered up a dozen different winners in as many events.

After Ginest closed the 2014 season, fellow Great Bend shoe Jeremy Sigler kicked off the 2015 campaign with a season-opening win.

And it went from there. Woodward’s Jeff Kaup, the three-time and reigning track champion, won next with Dodge City’s Josh Appel extending the streak to four. Penokee’s Clay Money was next followed by followed by Utica’s Austin Walker and then Lamar, Colorado’s Angel Munoz getting in on the action to make it seven different winners in a row.

Dodge City’s Jason Lunow made it eight, followed by Alan Brewster, Dodge City’s Mike Appel and then Lamar’s Dwayne Dechant. The 2015 season then closed out with Woodward’s Mike Roach winning the Second Annual Sport Modified Mayhem event and then Hugoton’s Jamie French closing out the season with a Soderberg Memorial victory to extend the streak to 13.

Then, last week, young Dakota Sproul from Ellis opened the 2016 season with his second career IMCA Sport Mod win and first at DCRP to extend the streak of different winners to 14 in a row.

Clay Money, a June 6 winner last year, stands as the only driver to win in the last 15 IMCA Sport Modified events at DCRP with a 2014 triumph in the event preceding the season finale. Kaup captured the two events previous to that.

While the IMCA Modifieds battle it out for $1,200 in Saturday’s Fourth Annual Dodge City Modified Stampede and the always popular Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars navigate the 3/8-mile clay oval at lightning-fast speeds, the stretch of differing IMCA Sport Modified winners will be tested as well.

Will the IMCA Sport Mods extend the streak to 15 in a row? Or will there finally be a return trip to victory lane for one of the previous 14?

Tickets to Saturday’s Fourth Annual Dodge City Modified Stampede that goes green at 7:30 p.m. are just $15 for adults with children eleven and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

The complete 2016 schedule of events at Dodge City Raceway Park is available at http://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south. For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

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