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Strong Field Assembles for Boothill Showdown

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 30, 2016) – This weekend’s “Boothill Showdown” Steve King Memorial at Dodge City Raceway Park will most certainly live up to its moniker as nearly 100 Sprint Cars will converge upon the wild... Continue »
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Boothill Showdown at DCRP this Weekend!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 27, 2016) – It is finally here. It’s “Boothill Showdown” Steve King Memorial week in Dodge City where upwards of 100 Sprint Cars will converge upon the state-of-the art 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway... Continue »
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Gemmill Garners DCRP Honors

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 25, 2016) – Brendon Gemmill turned in a dominant performance to capture his first 20-lap IMCA Modified feature win of the year during Saturday’s H&H Roofing Night atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway... Continue »
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Half Way to the DCRP Titles!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 23, 2016) – This Saturday’s H&H Roofing Night at Dodge City Raceway Park marks the halfway point of the 2016 season at the state-of-the-art 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas. A handful of... Continue »
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Boothill Showdown Just Ten Days Away

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 21, 2016) – Dodge City, Kansas is notorious for some epic battles over some serious loot over the years. It’s a tradition that will be renewed in just ten days as ten large,... Continue »

USAC Southwest Sprint Cars at DCRP on Saturday!

11 August 2014 | Featured News | |    

cdj 012514 980Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (August 11, 2014) – “Traditional” Sprint cars will take to the Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval for the only time of the year this Saturday night as the 3/8-mile track hosts the fourth and final leg of the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars “Freedom Tour”.

The top guns of the wingless USAC Southwest Sprint Cars series will invade Oklahoma and Kansas, with Saturday’s finale at Dodge City Raceway Park going green at 7:30 p.m.

Joining in on Saturday’s card will be the track’s championship chase divisions of IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and Thunder Cars.

Saturday’s Second Annual “Freedom Tour” finale will follow stops at Lawton (OK) Speedway on Wednesday, Creek County Speedway near Tulsa, OK, on Thursday and then Wichita’s 81 Speedway on Friday. All four nights offer up a $2,500 winner’s share.

Among the stars traveling from the Southwest will be Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Rick Ziehl, who topped two of four “Freedom Tour” events last year, including one at Dodge City Raceway Park. Other winners were Charles Davis, Jr., and Oklahoma’s Danny Smith.

Leading the USAC Southwest forces to Oklahoma and Kansas is reigning series champion and current points leader R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, AZ, on the strength of five series wins thus far in 2014.

Taking in his first “Freedom Tour” after missing last year’s inaugural events, Johnson holds a 44-point lead over multi-time Arizona champion Charles Davis, Jr., the winner of last year’s “Freedom Tour” finale at DCRP.

Among others expected from the Southwest are Josh Pelkey, Mike Martin, Colby Copeland, Shon Deskins, Josh Hodges, Michael Curtis, Chris Bonneau, Michael Bonneau and Tye Mihocko.

With identical rules to the local ASCS and NCRA contenders minus the wings, a number of local and regional stars are expected to defend “home” turf against the invading forces over the course of the four race mini-series.

While the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars take center stage in Saturday’s “Freedom Tour” finale at DCRP, pivotal track championship action is on the line as well with Ryan Heger, Jeff Kaup, Perry Misner and William Bauer leading their respective divisions.

With Kaup holding a commanding lead in the IMCA Sport Modified ranks and Misner likewise in the IMCA Stock Cars, less than a handful of points separate the leaders in the other two divisions.

Heger holds just a four-point lead over Austin Allen in the IMCA Modified ranks while Bauer is just three points ahead of Matt O’Hair in the Thunder Cars. And with a five-point differential between first and second in the feature, those leads are anything but safe.

Tickets to Saturday’s Second Annual USAC Southwest Freedom Tour finale along with Modifieds, Sport Modifieds, Stock Cars and Thunder Cars are just $20 for adults with children 11 and under free when accompanied by an adult.

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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