Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 9, 2019) – After a
stellar opening night that attracted a total of 108 racers to
Dodge City Raceway Park this past Saturday night, the spotlight
shifts to the IMCA Modifieds with Saturday night’s Seventh
Annual DCRP Modified Stampede.
Saturday’s card that will attract the top Modified contenders
from throughout the area offers up a $1,000 winner’s share.
Along with the Modified Stampede, Saturday’s card also includes
championship chase action in the Precise Racing Products DCRP
Sprint Cars, IMCA Sport Modified, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby
Stocks with the green flag flying at 7:30 p.m.
Ponca City, Oklahoma native Brendon Gemmill reigns as the
defending Modified Stampede champion after making a late move to
top last year’s event. It was his second
Modified Stampede triumph after capturing his first event win in
Gemmill joined Woodward’s Cole Traugott and multi-time national
champion David Murray as two-time winners of the event.
Traugott reeled off back-to-back wins in 2016 and 2017
while Oberlin’s Murray swept both nights of the Inaugural event
in 2013 before topping the 2015 edition as well.
Penokee’s Clay Money tuned up for the Modified Stampede by
besting a field of 22 in Saturday’s season opener, fending off
challenges from past track champion Clay Sellard and reigning
track champion Nick Link for his first Modified triumph atop the
3/8-mile DCRP clay oval.
Money was one of a handful of drivers to kick off the new season
on the right foot with Luke Cranston (DCRP Sprint Cars), Dakota
Sproul (IMCA Sport Modifieds), Angel Munoz (IMCA Stock Cars) and
Tathan Burkhart (IMCA Hobby Stocks) each getting an early head
start towards a potential 2019 track championship by racing to
Tickets to Saturday’s Seventh Annual Modified Stampede are just
$15 for adults while children 11 and under are admitted free
when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are
In total, the 2019 season atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway
Park clay oval is slated for 18 nights of action along with
another eight Sunday cards atop the newly-constructed 1/7-mile
Little DCRP clay oval.
The complete slate of 2019 events at DCRP is available at
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