Title Chases Intensify at DCRP!June 19, 2015
The points will likely be shuffled again with Saturday night’s card that includes IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks. Racing gets under way at 7:30 p.m.
Leading the way into Saturday’s tilt are Austin Allen, Jeff Kaup, Michael Pepper and Cody Davis.
General admission is just $10 on Saturday.
Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars:
A runner-up finish last week put Ness City native Luke Cranston back atop the point charts with a 30-point edge over Zach Blurton. The Sprint Cars have this week off before returning to the track with the June 27 Steve King Memorial.
Feature Winners: Luke Cranston 1, C.J. Johnson 1, Tyler Knight 1, Ty Williams 1.
Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Luke Cranston (Ness City, KS) 568, 2. Zach Blurton (Great Bend, KS) 538, 3. Ty Williams (Arcadia, OK) 518, 4. Brian Herbert (Dodge City, KS) 502, 5. Keefe Hemel (Dodge City, KS) 481, 6. Kris Moore (Dodge City, KS) 479, 7. Koby Walters (Liberal, KS) 462, 8. Jeremy Huish (Jetmore, KS) 452, 9. Tyler Knight (Dodge City, KS) 445, 10. C.J. Johnson (Quinter, KS) 429.
Two-time champ Austin Allen used a runner-up finish last week to take over the points lead for the first time this year after previous leader Clay Sellard suffered an early DNF.
Feature Winners: Clay Sellard 3, Scott Green 1, Jesse Richter 1.
Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Austin Allen (Goddard, KS) 685 2. Clay Sellard (Bucklin, KS) 674, 3. William Nusser (Larned, KS) 630, 4. Jimmy Brozek (Stafford, KS) 627, 5. Ryan Heger (Hugoton, KS) 619, 6. Kevin Gray (Ulysses, KS) 562, 7. Brad Keller (Dodge City, KS) 552, 8. Danny Keller (Dodge City, KS) 544, 9. Kale Beavers (Pierceville, KS) 524, 10. Jack Kirchoff (Garden City, KS) 515.
IMCA Sport Modifieds:
Defending champ Jeff Kaup reeled off his fourth consecutive podium finish last week to recapture the points lead ahead of Mike Appel as Austin Walker became the fifth different winner in as many races.
Feature Winners: Josh Appel 1, Jeff Kaup 1, Clay Money 1, Jeremy Sigler 1, Austin Walker 1.
Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Jeff Kaup (Woodward, KS) 695, 2. Mike Appel (Dodge City, KS) 676, 3. Josh Appel (Dodge City, KS) 662, 4. Kevin Tabor (Dodge City, KS) 641, 5. Kamren Gruber (Great Bend, KS) 618, 6. Brian May (Spearville, KS) 592, 7. Darren Coyle 548, 8. Jason Lunow (Dodge City, KS) 545, 9. Jeremy Sigler (Great Bend, KS) 524, 10. Adrian Ramirez (Tyrone, OK) 458.
IMCA Stock Cars:
Michael Pepper knocked off his fourth win in five tries to extend his lead to 54 points over Randy Dowell, who moved up one position to second.
Feature Winners: Michael Pepper 4, Jason Rogers 1.
Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Michael Pepper (Lakin, KS) 726, 2. Randy Dowell (Ulysses, KS) 672, 3. Brett Copeland (Fowler, KS) 641, 4. Kyle Tillery (Beaver, OK) 633, 5. Ron Hartman (Ulysses, KS) 632, 6. Marlin Hogie (Ulysses, KS) 627, 7. Chris Oliver (Garden City, KS) 570, 8. Dusty Witthuhn (Bazine, KS) 569, 9. Dalton Bauer (Ness City, KS) 273, 10. Trevor Schmidt (Hays, KS) 228.
IMCA Hobby Stocks:
With a runner-up finish last week his fourth podium finish in five tries, Cody Davis has opened his lead up to 27 points over Reagan Sellard as Matt O’Hair climbed to third after his second win of the year.
Feature Winners: Cody Davis 2, Matt O’Hair 2, Cody Williams 1.
Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Cody Davis (Bucklin, KS) 721, 2. Reagan Sellard (Bucklin, KS) 694, 3. Matt O’Hair (Laverne, OK) 586, 4. Clint Long 567, 5. Tom Reed (Kalvesta, KS) 555, 6. Zack McLemore 492, 7. Jason Cleveland (Minneapolis, KS) 399, 8. Tommy Fose (Salina, KS) 390, 9. Bryan Habiger (Ingalls, KS) 387, 10. Corey Hacker (Dodge City, KS) 353.
General admission tickets to Saturday’s action are just $10 for adults, with children 11 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit admission is $30.
The 2015 slate of events at Dodge City Raceway Park includes 15 nights of competition with a number of special events along the way, highlighted by the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Boothill Showdown on July 3-4.
The track’s full slate of events 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.