Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 6,
2018) – The wait is over.
After a 14 year hiatus, the world’s top
Modified racers will converge upon the 3/8-mile Dodge City
Raceway Park on Friday night.
The United States Modified Touring Series
(USMTS) makes its return to the state-of-the-art facility in
southwest Kansas for a $3,000-to-win tilt with IMCA Sport
Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks in action as
Racing action will get under way at 7:30
While the race offers up a healthy $3,000
winner’s share, a bonus will be for grabs for those IMCA-legal
Modifieds taking part in the event. The top
finishing IMCA-legal Modified will earn an extra $300, with
another $200 for the second IMCA-legal entry and $100 for the
third IMCA-legal entry.
Tucson’s Jake O’Neil leads the USMTS
contingent into the event with other top contenders including
Las Cruces siblings Johnny and Stormy Scott, Minnesota’s Lucas
Schott and Texas native Rodney Sanders among others.
Stormy Scott and Zack VanderBeek top the
USMTS win charts thus far in 2018 with three triumphs each while
O’Neil, Johnny Scott and Schott each have two wins apiece.
Kevin Gray, Brendon Gemmill and Nick Link
have each topped Modified features at DCRP thus far in 2018 with
Link just four points ahead of Gray in the track’s IMCA Modified
Pre-entry for Friday’s event is $110 with
race day entry of $125. The event will not
award any DCRP track points for IMCA Modifieds.
Championship points will be on the line for the IMCA
Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.
Tickets for the Friday, June 8, USMTS
event at Dodge City Raceway Park are just $25 for adults for
adults while children 11 and under are admitted free when
accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30.
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