NCRA Sprint Cars Tonight!August 11, 2012
Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (August 11, 2012) – Sprint Cars sling the clay at Dodge City Raceway Park tonight as the NCRA Sprint Car series makes it lone stop of 2012 atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.
Joining in on the action that gets under way at 7:30 p.m. is the track’s championship chase divisions of IMCA Modifieds, United Wireless IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and Poor Boy Kustomz Thunder Cars.
Quinter, Kansas’ C.J. Johnson leads the NCRA points chase into the event by just 15 markers over Michigan native Jeremy Campbell, with the rest of the top ten including Luke Cranston, Mike Peters, Zach Blurton, Marc Robe, Jon Freeman, Jake Martens, Barry Gifford and Jeff Stasa.
In the track’s championship chase divisions, Ponca City’s Brendon Gemmill holds a 15-point advantage over Woodward, Oklahoma’s Cole Traugott in his bid for a second consecutive IMCA Modified track championship at DCRP. Beau Davis holds down third in points behind Gemmill and Traugott, with Casey Jo Wanger and Ryan Heger rounding out the top five.
Bart Baker holds a ten-point lead over Josh Appel in the United Wireless IMCA Sport Modifieds, with Toby Witthuhn just one more point back in third. Mike Appel and defending track champion Clay Sellard round out the top five.
Perry Misner leads the way in the IMCA Stock Cars with a 33-point advantage over Keith Riley, with Dan Rogers holding a 22-point lead over Scott Messino in the Poor Boy Kustomz Thunder Cars.
Tickets to Saturday’s event are just $15 for adults. Seniors and Military receive a $5 discount, with children 11 and under admitted free if accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30.
Dodge City Raceway Park presents 16 nights of racing over a dozen different weekends in 2012. In addition to the five regularly featured classes of competition, special events over the course of the year will include World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, USAC Midgets, USAC Sprint Cars, ASCS National Tour, NCRA Sprint Cars, URSS 305 Sprints and BST Modifieds.
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.