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DCRP Awards Banquet Set for November 1

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (October 8, 2014) – Dodge City Raceway Park brought the curtains down on the 2014 racing season in spectacular fashion with the Second Annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial on Saturday night, September 27. Now, all... Continue »
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Velasquez the Victor in Soderberg Memorial!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (September 27, 2014) – Taylor Velasquez emerged atop a hotly-contested United Rebel Sprint Series feature event Saturday night as Dodge City Raceway Park put the wraps on the 2014 season with 111 cars filling... Continue »
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URSS Sprint Cars Close Out DCRP Season Saturday Night!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (September 26, 2014) – Unpredictable is the word that describes the United Rebel Sprint Series at Dodge City Raceway Park. And that doesn’t apply just to 2014. It goes back several years now. The... Continue »
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Season Finale Saturday Night at DCRP!

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URSS Sprints Headline Saturday’s Soderberg Memorial!

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Pittman Tops Boothill Showdown Opener!

05 July 2014 | Featured News | |    

Daryn Pittman WoO Win DCRP 070414Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 4, 2014) – Daryn Pittman picked off his second consecutive victory atop Dodge City Raceway Park clay by wiring the field in Friday night’s 30-lap feature that wrapped up the opening night of the Boothill Showdown atop the 3/8-mile oval.

The reigning series champion from Owasso, OK, who topped last year’s Boothill Showdown finale took quick advantage of an opening lap incident that sidelined Sammy Swindell and then led all the way in the non-stop affair for his eighth win of the year aboard the Kasey Kahne Racing Great Clips No. 9 Ti22-chassis.

“Sammy was gonna be tough to get around, I probably owe Paul (McMahan) a few beers after that one,” Pittman quipped from victory lane.

While Pittman took World of Outlaws Sprint Car honors, Scott Wilson held off Troy Ullery and Mike Trent to take victory laurels in the accompanying 1200-cc Lightning Sprint main event.

With the evening’s 27-car WoO field whittled down to 24 for the main event, Dash winner Sammy Swindell and Paul McMahan led the way to the green flag.  Swindell slid into the lead with McMahan ducking underneath in turn two only to make contact, with Swindell going for a wild flip that ended his night.

After Swindell expressed his displeasure with McMahan, Pittman moved up to the pole position, gunned into the lead at the drop of the green flag and had the field covered throughout.

McMahan and Australian Kerry Madsen gave chase throughout but were never able to seriously contend for the win.

“I can’t say enough about this team, we’ve struggled a little bit here lately but we know we’re better than that and tonight kind of showed that,” Pittman explained in victory lane.

McMahan settled for runner-up honors in front of Madsen with Joey Saldana crossing the stripe fourth after setting quick time in qualifying for the 16th time of the season earlier in the evening.

Jason Sides, a runner-up finisher in last year’s Boothill Showdown opener, posted his first top-five finish since Las Vegas on March 6.

Sam Hafertepe, Jr., was sixth, with current World of Outlaws points leader Donny Schatz seventh after winning the opening portion of last year’s Boothill Showdown.  Cody Darrah was eighth, with Brad Sweet and Logan Schuchart completing the top ten.

McMahan, Swindell and Pittman topped heat race action after Saldana established a fast time of 12.659 seconds with New Mexico’s Josh Hodges racing to a convincing victory in the “B” Main.

Scott Wilson Win Lightning Sprints DCRP 070414In the 20-lap Lightning Sprint feature, Colorado’s Scott Wilson took the lead from Luke McGee on the fourth round then held off the late charges of fellow Coloradoan Troy Ullery and Missouri’s Mike Trent to post the win with Winnipeg’s Roland Bernard and Minnesota’s Dexter Duergsten in the top five.

The World of Outlaws Boothill Showdown continues on Saturday night with racing action going green at 7:30 p.m.  Lightning Sprints and Vintage Cars will be on the card as well.

Dodge City Raceway Park – July 4 Results

World of Outlaws Boothill Showdown Night One:

Qualifying:  1. 71m-Joey Saldana, 12.659; 2. 83-David Gravel, 12.744; 3. 15-Donny Schatz, 12.761; 4. 29-Kerry Madsen, 12.798; 5. 7s-Jason Sides, 12.859, 6. 9-Darry Pittman, 12.895, 7. 15h-Sam Hafertepe, Jr., 12.899, 8. 1-Sammy Swindell, 12.940, 9. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.950, 10. 51-Paul McMahan, 12.950, 11. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.012, 12. 77x-Wayne Johnson, 13.094, 13. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 13.111, 14. 11k-Kraig Kinser, 13.117, 15. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.123, 16. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.133, 17. 45x-Johnny Herrera, 13.227, 18. 1x-Tony Bruce, Jr., 13.271; 19. 74x-Josh Hodges, 13.328, 20. 1a-Jacob Allen, 13.391, 21. 97-Brian Herbert, 14.032, 22. 6g-Bryan Gossel, 14.047; 23. 1j-Danny Jennings, 14.179; 24. 2j-Zach Blurton, 14.217; 25. 72-Ray Seemann, 14.328; 26. 33-Kris Miller, 14.411; 27. 1w-Jordan Weaver, 14.513.

First Heat (8 Laps):  1. 51-Paul McMahan, 2. 71m-Joey Saldana, 3. 29-Kerry Madsen, 4. 15h-Sam Hafertepe, Jr., 5. 41-Jason Johnson, 6. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 7. 74x-Josh Hodges, 8. 6g-Bryan Gossel, 9. 72-Ray Seemann.

Second Heat (8 Laps):  1. 1-Sammy Swindell, 2. 4-Cody Darrah, 3. 7s-Jason Sides, 4. 45x-Johnny Herrera, 5. 11k-Kraig Kinser, 6. 83-David Gravel, 7. 1j-Danny Jennings, 8. 1a-Jacob Allen, 9. 33-Kris Miller.

Third Heat (8 Laps):  1. 9-Daryn Pittman, 2. 49-Brad Sweet, 3. 15-Donny Schatz, 4. 1x-Don Droud, Jr., 5. 77x-Wayne Johnson, 6. 11-Steve Kinser, 7. 2j-Zach Blurton, 8. 97-Brian Herbert, 9. 1w-Jordan Weaver.

Dash (6 Laps):  1. 1-Sammy Swindell, 2. 51-Paul McMahan, 3. 9-Daryn Pittman, 4. 7s-Jason Sides, 5. 29-Kerry Madsen, 6. 15-Donny Schatz, 7. 71m-Joey Saldana, 8. 83-David Gravel.

“B” Feature (10 Laps):  1. 74x-Josh Hodges, 2. 6g-Bryan Gossel, 3. 1j-Danny Jennings, 4. 97-Brian Herbert, 5. 33-Kris Miller, 6. 1w-Jordan Weaver, 7. 72-Ray Seemann, 8. 2j-Zach Blurton. DNS: 1a-Jacob Allen.

“A” Feature (30 Laps):  1. 9-Daryn Pittman (3), 2. 51-Paul McMahan (2), 3. 29-Kerry Madsen (5), 4. 71m-Joey Saldana (7), 5. 7s-Jason Sides (4), 6. 15h-Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (9), 7. 15-Donny Schatz (6), 8. 4-Cody Darrah (11), 9. 49-Brad Sweet (10), 10. 1s-Logan Schuchart (13), 11. 11-Steve Kinser (15), 12. 77x-Wayne Johnson (12), 13. 41-Jason Johnson (16), 14. 45x-Johnny Herrera (17), 15. 83-David Gravel (8), 16. 74x-Josh Hodges (19), 17. 1x-Tony Bruce, Jr. (18), 18. 11k-Kraig Kinser (14), 19. 33-Kris Miller (23), 20. 97-Brian Herbert (20), 21. 1w-Jordan Weaver (24), 22. 1-Sammy Swindell (1), 23. 6g-Bryan Gossel (21), 24. 1j-Danny Jennings (22).

Lap Leaders: Daryn Pittman 1-30.

 

Colorado Lightning Sprints:

First Heat (8 Laps):  1. 60e-Mark Billings, 2. 5-Brent Rees, 3. 33-Murray Tenipen, 4. 7-Scott Wilson, 5. 29-Skyler Wissman, 6. 11x-Dexter Duergsten, 7. 7$-Brent Steg, 8. 1L-Derek Leturgez.

Second Heat (8 Laps):  1. 49-Mike Trent, 2. 1T-Troy Ullery, 3. 61-Matt Martinez, 4. 24b-Johnny Boos, 5. 48a-Rick Murcko, 6. 11-Glenn Waterland, 7. 7L-Deneer Leturgez, 8. 39-Mike Snelling.

Third Heat (8 Laps):  1. 2r-Roland Bernard, 2. 31-Steve Becker, 3. 69-Paul Babich, 4. 13-Luke McGee, 5. 15h-Tony Hudzin, 6. 19-Jesse Fernandez, 7. 24-Tim Snelling. DNS: 18-Jeff Gieg.

“A” Feature (20 Laps):  1. 7-Scott Wilson, 2. 1T-Troy Ullery, 3. 49-Mike Trent, 4. 2r-Roland Bernard, 5. 11x-Dexter Duergsten, 6. 24b-Johnny Boos, 7. 60e-Mark Billings, 8. 31-Steve Becker, 9. 15h-Tony Hudzin, 10. 7$-Brent Steg, 11. 33-Murray Tenipen, 12. 7L-Deneer Leturgez, 13. 69-Paul Babich, 14. 24-Tim Snelling, 15. 29-Skyler Wissman, 16. 19-Jesse Fernandez, 17. 5-Brent Rees, 18. 11-Glenn Waterland, 19. 13-Luke McGee, 20. 1L-Derek Leturgez, 21. 48a-Rick Murcko, 22. 61-Matt Martinez, DNS: 39-Mike Snelling.

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