Sixth Annual Modified Stampede
Saturday at DCRP!
Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 14, 2018) –
The stampede is on!
After getting pushed back by bad weather last
month, the Sixth Annual Modified Stampede will hit the track at Dodge
City Raceway Park this Saturday night, May 19.
In addition to a $750-to-win IMCA Modified
feature, Saturday night’s action will also include a full card of
championship chase action featuring the Precise Racing Products DCRP
Sprint Cars, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMC Hobby Stocks
with racing action going green at 7:30 p.m.
Woodward, Oklahoma’s Cole Traugott is the reigning
Modified Stampede champion, racing to his second consecutive event win
last year ahead of defending track champion Clay Sellard and Randy
While Traugott has a pair of Modified Stampede
victories to his credit, other past event winners include David Murray
(2015 and both nights in 2013) and Brendon Gemmill (2014).
Traugott and Larned’s William Nusser were the only
drivers to post multiple Modified wins in ten total events last year.
Ulysses’ Kevin Gray bested the Modified ranks in
the recent DCRP season opener on Saturday night, May 5, fending off a
stout field of contenders that included Arizona’s R.C. Whitwell, Joel
Lane, Kale Beavers, Jack Kirchoff and 2016 track champion Nick Link
among others to post his first win since the 2015 season.
Other opening night winners jumping out to early
point leads included Brian Herbert in the DCRP Sprint Cars, Jeff Kaup in
IMCA Sport Modifieds, Troy Burkhart in IMCA Stock Cars and Duane Wahrman
in IMCA Hobby Stocks.
Tickets for Saturday’s Sixth Annual Modified
Stampede are just $15 for adults while children 11 and under are
admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit
passes are $30.
The complete Sixth Annual Modified Stampede
feature payout is as follows: 1st - $750,
2nd - $600, 3rd - $500, 4th - $450, 5th
- $400, 6th - $350, 7th - $300, 8th -
$275, 9th - $250, 10th - $225, 11th -
$200, 12th - $190, 13th - $180, 14th -
$170, 15th - $150, 16th - $150, 17th -
$150, 18th - $150, 19th - $150, 20th -
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