Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (April
10, 2017) – A big night awaits at Dodge City Raceway Park this
Saturday as the 3/8-mile clay oval kicks off with the opening
round of championship chase action with an Easter Egg hunt for
kids as well to round out the evening.
It will be a great night for the kids
eight and under with an Easter Egg hunt to celebrate the
And it will be a great night of
entertainment for kids and adults alike with the Precise Racing
Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds,
IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks all battling it out in the
opening leg of the chase for the championship.
Saturday’s racing action gets under way at
7:30 p.m. with tickets just $15 for adults with children 11 and
under admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
Pit passes are $30.
A handful of drivers hope to kick off DCRP
title defenses in strong from including Taylor Velasquez, Nick
Link, Kevin Tabor, Michael Pepper and Matt O’Hair.
Turpin, Oklahoma’s Velasquez reigns as
defending Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car champion after
outdistancing Wichita’s Mike Peters by 50 points for the crown.
Link tries to repeat after capturing his first IMCA
Modified title in 2016, Tabor goes after another title after
unseating Jeff Kaup in the IMCA Sport Modified ranks, Pepper
guns for a third consecutive IMCA Stock Car title and O’Hair
defends the IMCA Hobby Stock crown.
The April 15 season opener marks the first
of two April events at DCRP with Lewis Automotive Night
featuring all five championship chase divisions to follow on
Saturday, April 29.
The 2017 season at Dodge City Raceway Park
consists of 14 total nights of racing action, culminating with
the return of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series for the
“Boot Hill Showdown” on October 27-18. The
complete 2017 schedule of events at Dodge City Raceway Park is
Driver registration is available as well
for those planning to compete at Dodge City Raceway Park in
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