Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 3,
2018) – With spring in full swing at long last, it’s time for
the methanol to flow and the dirt to fly at Dodge City Raceway
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
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
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
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
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
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