Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 14, 2019) –
It will be a
clash for the ages at Dodge City Raceway Park this Saturday
night with the United Rebel Sprint Series making its second stop
of the season atop the 3/8-mile clay oval to take on the Precise
Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars.
While the DCRP and URSS Sprint Cars battle it out, a full slate
of championship chase action including IMCA Modifieds, IMCA
Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMA Hobby Stocks will round
out the card that gets under way at 7:30 p.m.
It marks the opening leg of a weekend double with the second
round of Micro and Kart action taking place atop the 1/7-mile
Little DCRP clay oval on Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
Ness City native Luke Cranston topped the opening event of the
year for the URSS and DCRP Sprint Cars on April 6, outlasting
Koby Walters and Taylor Velasquez for victory honors.
Brian Herbert and defending track champion Steven Richardson
have topped subsequent DCRP Sprint Car events with Cranston
holding the DCRP Sprint Car points lead by just 19 points over
Richardson with others among the top five also including Jeremy
Huish, Tyler Knight and Jordan Knight.
Dodge City’s Herbert leads the URSS ranks into the night with a
slim four-point over Zach Blurton with Kade Hagans, Tracey Hill
and Aaron Ploussard also among the early top five.
While Cranston leads the way in the DCRP Sprint Car ranks
through the opening three rounds of action, other early leaders
in the DCRP championship races include Clay Sellard in IMCA
Modifieds, Dakota Sproul in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Angel Munoz in
IMCA Stock Cars and Cody Ghumm in IMCA Hobby Stocks.
While Clay Money has topped two of three IMCA Modified features
thus far, past track champion Clay Sellard of Bucklin has opened
up a 51-point advantage over Jesse Smith and defending track
champion Nick Link.
Dakota Sproul holds a 17-point advantage over Brian May and
reigning champ Jeff Kaup on the strength of two IMCA Sport
Modified scores while Colorado’s Angel Munoz has topped two out
of three as well in the IMCA Stock Car ranks to establish a
54-point lead over Ondre Rexford.
The closest battle in the early going is in the IMCA Hobby
Stocks with Cody Ghumm just three points ahead of Duane Wahrman
with two-time and reigning champion Reagan Sellard just another
11 points back in third.
Tickets to Saturday night’s URSS vs. DCRP Sprint Car Clash are
just $15 for adults with children 11 and under 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
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th
Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway
Park. Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge
City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit
when making reservations. Contact the Holiday Inn Express 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