The Month Ahead at DCRPMay 3, 2018
The 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas gets the 2018 season under way in grand style with three must-see events over the course of the month of May.
This month’s events at DCRP include the season-opener, the rescheduled Modified Stampede and the first appearance of the season for the United Rebel Sprint Series (URSS).
It all begins with this Saturday night’s season-opening championship card on May 5. After an idle weekend, action continues with the Sixth Annual Modified Stampede on Saturday night, May 19. The month of May then wraps up with a Memorial Day weekend special featuring the URSS Sprint Cars taking on the DCRP Sprint Cars on Saturday night, May 26.
All three nights of competition will feature all five DCRP championship chase divisions including the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.
The month of May will account for 25-30% of the championship chase with the DCRP Sprint Cars and IMCA Modifieds both slated for ten nights of points chase action, the Hobby Stocks set for 11 nights, the IMCA Sport Modifieds slated for a dozen nights and the IMCA Stock Cars scheduled for 13 nights.
Current reigning champions at DCRP include Taylor Velasquez (DCRP Sprint Cars), Clay Sellard (IMCA Modifieds), Jeff Kaup (IMCA Sport Modifieds), Angel Munoz (IMCA Stock Cars) and Reagan Sellard (IMCA Hobby Stocks).
Each event in May gets under way at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for Saturday’s season-opening championship chase action at Dodge City Raceway Park are just $15 for adults while children 11 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30.
In total, the 2018 season at Dodge City Raceway Park is slated for 17 nights of action, culminating with the return of the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars on Saturday night, October 20.
The complete 2018 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.