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Last Call for DCRP Awards Banquet Tickets

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (January 17, 2018) – Dodge City Raceway Park fans, racers and crew members can enjoy an evening filled with food, music and awards at the Saturday, January 27, DCRP Awards Banquet. The festivities will... Continue »
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LIMITED EDITION: 2018 DCRP Wall Calendars!

DODGE CITY, Kan. (December 26, 2017) – Available now: LIMITED RELEASE of 2018 Dodge City Raceway Park calendars! These 11.5” x 14.5” (22.5” by 14.5” when opened) wall calendars commemorating all the exciting racing action at Dodge City Raceway... Continue »
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Dodge City Raceway Park Crowns Five Champions in 2017

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (December 21, 2017) – Another year of white-knuckle racing action atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval in 2017 culminated with a handful of drivers earning track championships. Ten intense nights of... Continue »

Dodge City Raceway Park Releases Action Packed 2018 Schedule

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (December 8, 2017) – Outlaws, enduros, USMTS, coaches, scintillating championship battles and more are in store for 2018 as Dodge City Raceway Park released its slate of events for next season. Following an open... Continue »
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DCRP Awards Banquet Set for January 27

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (December 6, 2017) – With another exhilarating racing season in the books at the state-of-the-art Dodge City Raceway Park in southwest Kansas, all that remains is the annual awards banquet. The top 2017 competitors... Continue »

Title Chases Up for Grabs

20 May 2016 | Featured News | |    

may&tabor050716 980Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 20, 2016) – Up for grabs. It’s the only way to describe the 2016 Dodge City Raceway Park championship chases with the initial four nights of the season in the books.

With ties for the lead in two divisions, the only current lead exceeding single digits is Michael Pepper’s 13-point Stock Car advantage.

The points could shake out some on Saturday night as action continues at 7:30 p.m. with a full card of Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

Leading the way into the night are Taylor Velasquez in DCRP Sprint Cars, Cody Gearhart in IMCA Modifieds and Michael Pepper in IMCA Stock Cars with Brian May and Kevin Tabor tied for the lead in IMCA Sport Modifieds and Cody Davis and Matt O’Hair deadlocked atop the IMCA Hobby Stock point charts.


Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars: 

The Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars get back it for the first time April 23 when Koby Walters became the third different winner in as many events this year and seventh consecutive different winner dating back to June of last year.

Winner of last year’s season finale, Taylor Velasquez holds a six-point edge over Tyler Knight with only 19 points separating the top five.

Feature Winners: Brian Herbert 1, C.J. Johnson 1, Koby Walters 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Taylor Velasquez (Turpin, OK) 418, 2. Tyler Knight (Spearville, KS) 412, 3. Luke Cranston (Ness City, KS) 409, 4. Brian Herbert (Dodge City, KS) 408, 5. Mike Peters (Wichita, KS) 399, 6. Tracey Hill (Liberal, KS) 372, 7. Koby Walters (Liberal, KS) 370, 8. Steven Richardson (Liberal, KS) 348, 9. (tie) Kris Moore (Dodge City, KS) and Jordan Knight (Wright, KS) 326.


IMCA Modifieds: 

Just as in the Sprint Car ranks, a Turpin, OK, driver leads the way into the weekend with Cody Gearhart a single point ahead of Nick Link with Ryan Heger just 16 points of the lead pace.

Cole Traugott has taken two of the last three feature wins.

Feature Winners: Cole Traugott 2, Cody Gearhart 1, William Nusser 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Cody Gearhart (Turpin, OK) 523, 2. Nick Link (Rolla, KS) 522, 3. Ryan Heger (Hugoton, KS) 507, 4. Kale Beavers (Pierceville, KS) 487, 5. Kevin Gray (Ulysses, KS) 485, 6. Jack Kirchoff (Garden City, KS) 481, 7. Joel Lane (Ulysses, KS) 475, 8. William Nusser (Larned, KS) 463, 9. Trent Gray (Ulysses, KS) 462, 10. Mike Lunow (Dodge City, KS) 452.


IMCA Sport Modifieds: 

After winning two of the first three events, heat race problems for Jeff Kaup last time out opened up the chase for Sport Mod honors.

Kevin Tabor and Brian May are knotted atop the point charts with Kaup now 22 points off the lead pace as he guns for a fourth consecutive track championship.

Feature Winners: Jeff Kaup 2, Daren Hacker 1, Dakota Sproul 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. (tie) Kevin Tabor (Dodge City, KS) and Brian May (Spearville, KS) 538, 3. Jeff Kaup (Woodward, OK) 516, 4. Kyle Wiens (Newton, KS) 501, 5. Adam Stenzel (Hays, KS) 491, 6. Mike Appel (Dodge City, KS) 475, 7. Alex Wiens (Newton, KS) 462, 8. Tanner Brunson (Minneola, KS) 415, 9. (tie) Bart Baker (Dodge City, KS) and Toby Witthuhn (Garden City, KS) 393.


IMCA Stock Cars: 

Defending champ Michael Pepper is atop the Stock Car point charts for the first time this year, taking a 13 point advantage into Saturday’s action.

Feature Winners: Michael Pepper 1, Jason Rogers 1, Tyler Tipton 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Michael Pepper (Lakin, KS) 426, 2. Tyler Tipton (Weskan, KS) 413, 3. Marlin Hogie (Ulysses, KS) 385, 4. Chris Oliver (Holcomb, KS) 369, 5. Kyle Pfeifer (Hill City, KS) 286, 6. Angel Munoz (Lamar, CO) 283, 7. Dusty Witthuhn (Bazine, KS) 273, 8. Ondre Rexford (Montezuma, KS) 245, 9. Shannon Maughlin (Dighton, KS) 238, 10. Brett Copeland (Fowler, KS) 236.


IMCA Hobby Stocks: 

Four of 14 scheduled races in the books has produced four different winners and a tie atop the point charts between defending champ Cody Davis and Matt O’Hair with Bryan Habiger making a big jump from sixth to third (just 14 points out of the lead) after a DCRP-best runner-up finish last time out.

Feature Winners: Shannon Anderson 1, Cody Davis 1, Matt O’Hair 1, Reagan Sellard 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Cody Davis (Bucklin, KS) and Matt O’Hair (Laverne, OK) 552, 3. Bryan Habiger (Ingalls, KS) 538, 4. Reagan Sellard (Bucklin, KS) 536, 5. Tobby Schield (Sublette, KS) 528, 6. Michael Penrod (Moscow, KS) 483, 7. Danny Schulte (Dodge City, KS) 477, 8. Tyler Walker (Dighton, KS) 468, 9. Tom Reed (Kalvesta, KS) 462, 10. Jacob Huse (Kinsley, KS) 458.


Tickets to Saturday’s championship chase action at Dodge City Raceway Park 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

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