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DCRP Season Finale Set for September 27!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (September 3, 2014) – One more night is all that remains on the Dodge City Raceway Park slate for the 2014 season. The state-of-the-art facility in southwest Kansas brings the curtains down on the... Continue »
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It’s Money Time in Sport Modified Mayhem!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (August 23, 2014) – Clay Money stepped up to the occasion by racing to a $1,000 victory in Saturday night’s Inaugural 30-lap Sport Modified Mayhem feature event atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park... Continue »
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DCRP Title Chases Winding Down!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (August 20, 2014) – Just two more nights. That’s all that remains of championship chase action at Dodge City Raceway Park for 2014. Following this Saturday’s card that is headlined by the Inaugural $1,000-to-win... Continue »
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Sport Modified Mayhem this Saturday at DCRP!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (August 18, 2014) – The IMCA Sport Modified will take center stage this Saturday night with the Inaugural Sport Modified Mayhem event atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas. Expected to bring in... Continue »
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Bonneau Bags USAC Southwest Freedom Tour Finale at DCRP!

  Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (August 16, 2014) – He didn’t even know he had won when he pulled to a stop on the front straightaway.   All that he knew was that he was among the top four.... Continue »

Sprint Car Double Dip on Saturday!

27 June 2014 | Featured News | |    

sprint cars ncra 980Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 27, 2014) – It’s about time for an all-Sprint Car double dip in southwest Kansas as the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park hosts the Sixth Annual Steve King Memorial tomorrow (Saturday) night.

It will be a Kansas vs. Oklahoma showdown of sorts as the Kansas-based NCRA Sprint Car Series squares off with the ASCS Sooner Region in a $2,000-to-win tilt with the URSS Sprint Cars taking to the DCRP clay for the second time of the year as well.

Saturday’s Steve King Memorial marks the first appearance for both NCRA and ASCS at the Doge City Raceway Park since 2012 when Logan Forler topped an NCRA card and Jeff Swindell swept a pair of ASCS National nights.

A Michigan transplant now calling Wichita home, Jeremy Campbell leads the NCRA forces into the event with a 30-point edge over Quinter’s C.J. Johnson.  Wichita’s J.D. Johnson, Norman, Oklahoma’s Danny Wood and Salina’s Jon Freeman round out the NCRA top five.

Tulsa’s Dustin Morgan leads the ASCS Sooner Regional forces into Saturday’s clash with a 167-point advantage over Broken Arrow’s Alex Sewell.  Broken Arrow’s Mike Goodman is ranked third with Lindsay’s Harli White and Tulsa’s Sean McClelland in the top five.

The NCRA ranks have featured four winners in five events.  While reigning Steve King Memorial champion Jack Dover has doubled up, single wins have gone to Jeff Stasa, Danny Wood and Kevin Swindell.

McClelland is the only driver among the top ten in ASCS Sooner points to score a victory through nine events thus far in 2014.  Also picking up Sooner wins this season and expected for Saturday’s action are Washington’s Seth Bergman and Liberal, KS, native Tony Bruce, Jr., who earned one of his first career Sprint Car feature wins at DCRP on July 23, 2006.

While the NCRA and ASCS forces clash, the United Rebel Sprint Series will be battle it out in intense fashion as well atop what is familiar territory for them.

Fifteen-year-old Zac Taylor of Green River, WY, ranks as the latest in a stretch of ten different winners in as many URSS feature events at DCRP dating back to 2009.  Taylor picked up the win on May 10 when apparent victor Brian Herbert weighed in light at the scales.  It marked the second consecutive time the apparent winner crossed the scales too light, with Zach Blurton picking up the Jerry Soderberg Memorial victory last September after Taylor Velasquez weighed in below the minimum.

In addition to Blurton, 2013 URSS winners at DCRP were Velasquez, J.D. Johnson and Brian Herbert.  Current URSS points leader Jake Bubak and Mike Peters posted 2012 wins, Jason Martin and Jeff Radcliffe were victorious in 2011 and C.J. Johnson began the stretch of ten winners in a row in 2009.

Bubak is 40 points ahead of Taylor in URSS National points and just two points ahead of Blurton in URSS Kansas Region points.

Tickets for Saturday’s Sixth Annual Steve King Memorial featuring NCRA vs. ASCS Sooner Region Sprint Cars along with URSS Sprint Cars are just $20 with children 11 and under free when accompanied by an adult.  Pit passes are $30.

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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