Late Models and Title Chase Action Saturday at DCRPJune 3, 2016
Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 3, 2016) – While Late Models make a rare Dodge City Raceway Park appearance on Saturday night, the event will also mark another critical round of competition for three of the track’s championship chase divisions.
With the NCRA Late Models headlining Saturday’s card, it’s Kevin Tabor, Michael Pepper and Cody Davis leading the IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks into the event that goes green at 7:30 p.m.
The Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars and IMCA Modified are back in action next Saturday night, June 11.
IMCA Sport Modifieds:
Top-ten finishes each of the first five times out has put Kevin Tabor just a dozen points ahead of Brian May as three-time and reigning champ Jeff Kaup hasn’t seen a feature checkered flag either of the last two times out.
The IMCA Sport Mods have offered up a dozen different winners in the last 14 features at DCRP dating back to last year.
Feature Winners: Jeff Kaup 2, Daren Hacker 1, Mike Roach 1, Dakota Sproul 1.
Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Kevin Tabor (Dodge City, KS) 676, 2. Brian May (Spearville, KS) 664, 3. Jeff Kaup (Woodward, OK) 622, 4. Kyle Wiens (Newton, KS) 621, 5. Adam Stenzel (Hays, KS) 607, 6. Mike Appel (Dodge City, KS) 577, 7. Alex Wiens (Newton, KS) 574, 8. Bart Baker (Dodge City, KS) 522, 9. Toby Witthuhn (Garden City, KS) 516, 10. Jamie French (Hugoton, KS) 497.
IMCA Stock Cars:
Reigning champ Michael Pepper has captured two of the last three wins to open up a 53-point edge over Marlin Hogie, who climbed a spot to second last time out.
Feature Winners: Michael Pepper 2, Jason Rogers 1, Tyler Tipton 1.
Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Michael Pepper (Lakin, KS) 576, 2. Marlin Hogie (Ulysses, KS) 523, 3. Chris Oliver (Holcomb, KS) 510, 4. Dusty Witthuhn (Bazine, KS) 418, 5. Tyler Tipton (Weskan, KS) 413, 6. Brett Copeland (Fowler, KS) 368, 7. Kyle Pfeifer (Hill City, KS) 286, 8. Angel Munoz (Lamar, CO) 283, 9. Justin Lewis (Dighton, KS), 10. Ondre Rexford (Montezuma, KS) 245.
IMCA Hobby Stocks:
A win last time out on May 21 to become the first repeat winner of the year in Hobby Stock action was just enough to give defending champion Cody Davis a five-point advantage over Matt O’Hair while Tobby Schield jumped a pair of positions to third.
Feature Winners: Cody Davis 2, Shannon Anderson 1, Matt O’Hair 1, Reagan Sellard 1.
Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Cody Davis (Bucklin, KS) 702, 2. Matt O’Hair (Laverne, OK) 697, 3. Tobby Schield (Sublette, KS) 669, 4. Bryan Habiger (Ingalls, KS) 664, 5. Tyler Walker (Dighton, KS) 597, 6. Tom Reed (Kalvesta, KS) 594, 7. Jacob Huse (Kinsley, KS) 593, 8. Reagan Sellard (Bucklin, KS) 536, 9. Michael Penrod (Moscow, KS) 483, 10. Danny Schulte (Dodge City, KS) 477.
Tickets to Saturday’s NCRA Late Model special at Dodge City Raceway Park are just $20 for adults with children eleven and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30.
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.