Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 24,
2018) – It will be a first at Dodge City Raceway Park.
On Friday night, June 8, the United States
Modified Tour Series (USMTS) featuring the best of the best in
Modified racing makes its inaugural appearance atop the
state-of-the-art 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas.
The premier touring Modified series in the
world will be joined on the special Friday night card by the
IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.
The initial USMTS event at Dodge City
Raceway Park offers up a hefty $3,000 winner’s share with $300
to start the feature.
Tucson’s Jake O’Neil currently sits atop
the USMTS National points charts ahead of the Las Cruces, NM,
sibling duo of Johnny and Stormy Scott with Happy, TX, native
Rodney Sanders and Chatfield, Minnesota’s Lucas Schott rounding
out the current top five.
Seven different drivers have found their
way to victory lane through the opening 13 USMTS events of the
season with Stormy Scott and New Sharon, Iowa’s Zack VanderBeek
leading the way with three wins apiece.
The USMTS hotshoes will be taking on a
stout field of DCRP contenders that will be awarded track
show-up points for the event. R.C. Whitwell
holds the current IMCA Modified points lead at DCRP through the
opening two rounds of action with opening night winner Kevin
Gray, Kale Beavers, William Nusser and Mike Lunow also among the
early top five.
Tickets to the inaugural USMTS event at
Dodge City Raceway Park on Friday night, June 8, are just $25
for adults for adults while children 11 and under are admitted
free when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes
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