Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June
11, 2018) – It’s Sprint Car Nationals time in Dodge City!
The state-of-the-art 3/8-mile Dodge City
Raceway Park clay oval in southwest Kansas hosts the Second
Annual Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals
this Friday and Saturday, June 15-16.
A cast of top contenders from throughout
will descend upon the showdown town of Dodge City to battle it
out for their share of a hefty 305-ci Sprint Car purse, with the
largest cut of at least $3,000 going to Saturday night’s feature
winner. The winner’s loot could total as much
as $4,500 with lap money in play as well.
Fort Worth’s Kevin Ramey is the reigning
DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals champion after emerging atop a
battle with Nebraska’s Trevor Grossenbacher and Colorado’s Jake
Bubak to win the inaugural version of the event last year after
DCRP shoe Tyler Knight topped the Friday night prelim.
With a number of invaders from surrounding
states and beyond expected for the weekend, Dodge City’s own
Brian Herbert holds a 40-point lead over two-time and defending
track champion Taylor Velasquez in the Precise Racing Products
DCRP Sprint Car points chase while Fairview, Oklahoma’s Jake
Martens is out to the early lead in United Rebel Sprint Series
The DCRP Sprint Cars have offered up three
winners in as many rounds of action thus far in 2018 including
opening night winner Brian Herbert, past track champion Brian
Herbert and Velasquez in a May 26 clash with the United Rebel
Sprint Series. While Velasquez topped what
was also the season opener for URSS, Liberal, KS, native Jason
Martin has also scored a URSS win this season.
The Second Annual Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP 305 Sprint Car
Nationals. DCRP Sprint Cars versus United
Rebel Sprint Series (URSS) will be in action on both Friday and
Saturday night with IMCA Stock Cars in action as well both
nights. The IMCA Sport Modifieds round out
the Saturday card.
This Friday and Saturday, June 15 and June 16.
Friday’s racing gets under way at 8:00 p.m. with
Saturday’s action going green at 7:30 p.m.
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
A full card awaits fans and competitors alike on both night.
Pill draw will determine heat race lineups on both
Friday’s action will feature heat races,
“B” Mains and an “A” Main.
Starting over with a clean slate on
Saturday night, heat races and then qualifiers for the top 40 in
heat race passing points will set the grid for “C” Mains (if
needed), “B” Mains and the championship “A” Main.
Any driver not competing in the Friday program can start
no better than 11th in the Saturday main event.
Friday’s feature offers up $500-to-win and $125-to-start.
Non-qualifiers will pocket $100.
Saturday’s “A” Main payout is as follows:
1st - $3,000, 2nd - $2,500, 3rd
- $2,200, 4th - $2,000, 5th - $1,700, 6th
- $1,500, 7th - $1,200, 8th - $1,000, 9th
- $950, 10th - $900, 11th - $850, 12th
- $800, 13th - $750, 14th - $725, 15th
- $700, 16th - $675, 17th - $650, 18th
- $625, 19th - $600, 20th $600, 21st
- $600, 22nd - $600, 23rd - $600, 24th
Saturday’s non-qualifiers will earn $150.
The Lap Sponsors:
In addition to an already hefty payout, another $3,000 in lap
money will be distributed in Saturday night’s 30-lap
championship feature. Each lap will be worth
$100 with the leader collecting $50, second-place picking up $30
and third-place earning $20.
Only a few laps remain unclaimed.
To secure your lap, contact Lonnie Wheatley at
or Tommie Estes at 620-225-3277 before they’re gone.
Lap 1 – Chris Archer
Lap 2 – Bad Habit Sports Bar & Grill
Lap 3 –
Lap 4 – T L H
Lap 5 –
Lap 6 –
Lap 7 – Precise Racing
Lap 8 – Triple 8 Trucking
Lap 9 – Hilker Trucking
Lap 10 – Go Dirt
Lap 11 – Hilker Trucking
Lap 12 – Branded BBQ
Lap 13 – Easton Lewis
Lap 14 – Martens Machine Shop
Lap 15 – Scott’s Auto Shop
Lap 16 – Precise Racing
Lap 17 –
Lap 18 – Triple 8 Trucking
Lap 19 –
Lap 20 –
Lap 21 –
Lap 22 – Salem’s Custom Awards and
Lap 23 – Precise Racing
Lap 24 – Lutz BBQ
Lap 25 –
Lap 26 – Martens Machine Shop
Lap 27 – Joy Chiropractic
Lap 28 – Adams Roofing LLC
Lap 29 – Precise Racing
Lap 30 – BMI
Standard Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car rules will be
in effect for the Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP Sprint Car
Nationals, with the following items to be noted:
---Right rear tire may be either the
Hoosier Racesaver or Hoosier 105x16.0-15 Medium or 105x18.0-15
Hard. Any tire is allowed on the other three
---Top wing (maximum 5x5) must be totally
flat to run a wicker bill up to two inches.
No wicker bills permitted on dished wings.
Sideboards on the top wing must be 90 degrees square to center
foil. The leading edge of the nose wing can be no further
forward than 20 inches of the leading edge of the front axle.
---Cockpit adjustable weight jacks, shocks
or wings will not be permitted. Titanium
brakes are okay.
Last Year’s Finish:
The inaugural edition of the DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals was a
dramatic one with a hard-fought battle to the checkered flag.
The finish was as follows:
“A” Main (30 Laps): 1.
7m-Kevin Ramey (8), 2. 35-Trevor Grossenbacher (10), 3. 9x-Jake
Bubak (14), 4. 83-Austin McLean (2), 5. 5-Chip Graham (3), 6.
97-Brian Herbert (4), 7. 27-Patrick Bourke (7), 8. 21x-Taylor
Velasquez (9), 9. 911-Ty Williams (5), 10. 11k-Tyler Knight
(12), 11. 50-Jed Werner (19), 12. 0-Steven Richardson (18), 13.
12x-Darren Berry (11), 14. 2J-Zach Blurton (6), 15. 72-Ray
Seemann (20), 16. 92-Koby Pearce (21), 17. 11-Keefe Hemel (16),
18. 1x-Cody Lampe (17), 19. 98-J.D. Johnson (13), 20. 35k-Chad
Koch (15), 21. 8J-Brandy Jones (24), 22. 10-Jordan Knight (23),
23. 49-Kris Miller (22-DNS), 24. 33-Koby Walters (1).
The Tickets & Pit Passes:
Tickets to the Second Annual Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP 305
Sprint Car Nationals are $15 for adults on Friday, June 15, and
then $20 for adults on Saturday, June, 16, with children 11 and
under admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
Pit passes are $30 each night.
The Entry Fee:
No entry fee.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City
located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging
partner of Dodge City Raceway Park. The
Holiday Inn Express & Suites official internet site is located
Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn &
Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for
their visit when making reservations.
In total, the 2018 season at Dodge City
Raceway Park is slated for 17 nights of action.
The complete 2018 schedule of events at
Dodge City Raceway Park is available at
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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