Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June
28, 2017) – With the year of 2017 rapidly closing in on the
crossed flags to signify the halfway point, a trio of events at
Dodge City Raceway Park await racers and race fans alike over
the upcoming month of July.
It all begins this Saturday, July 1, with
the Mid-Season championships atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in
The action then continues on Saturday
night, July 15, with the final Lewis Automotive Night of the
season at DCRP.
The month of July will then wrap up with
the always popular Drivers Appreciation Night on Friday, July
All three July cards will feature
championship chase action for all five of the track’s classes
including the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA
Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Hobby Stocks and IMCA
Each July night of racing action at DCRP
will fire off at 7:30 p.m. with tickets for each event just $15
for adults with children 11 and under admitted free when
accompanied by an adult. A large number of
free tickets will be distributed by the drivers for the July 28
Driver Appreciation Night.
Thus far, a handful of events have gone to
the final checkered flag at DCRP in 2017 with another pair of
nights falling victim to inclement weather.
A total of 177 competitors have taken part
in DCRP action so far in 2017 with Taylor Velasquez (DCRP Sprint
Cars), Cole Traugott (IMCA Modifieds), Jeff Kaup (IMCA Sport
Modifieds), Angel Munoz (IMCA Stock Cars) and Reagan Sellard
(IMCA Hobby Stocks) out to the lead going into Saturday’s
Mid-Season Championships action.
The July trio of events will be critical
in the title chases, as they will set the stage for the final
pair of championship chase events in August and September before
the DCRP season concludes with the return of the World of
Outlaws Sprint Cars in October.
The 2017 season at Dodge City Raceway Park
consists of 14 total nights of scheduled racing action,
culminating with the return of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car
series for the “Boot Hill Showdown” on October 27-28.
The complete 2017 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