Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 9, 2019) – Late Model
racing fans can get their fix at Dodge City Raceway Park this
Saturday night as the Sooner Late Model Series makes its debut
appearance atop the 3/8-mile DCRP clay oval in southwest Kansas.
Joining in on Saturday’s lone Late Model card of the year at
Dodge City Raceway Park will be championship chase action for
IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA
Racing action will get under way at 7:30 p.m.
While Dusty Leonard and Arizona transplant R.C. Whitwell topped
the most recent pair of Sooner Late Model Series events, Kip
Hughes maintains the series lead with three triumphs in nine
events thus far in 2019.
Hughes enters Saturday’s card with the series lead over Damio
Patochka with Steve Hawkins, Wayne Bush and John Somers also
among the current top five.
In addition to Hughes, Leonard and Whitwell, other drivers
picking off wins with the series this year include Travis
Johnson, Patrick Daniel and Robbie Starnes.
The IMCA Modified points race is at a boil with a mere 11 points
separating the top three in the IMCA Modified ranks with William
Nusser holding a nine-point edge over Trent Gray with Jesse
Smith another two points back in third.
Jeff Kaup holds a 17-point advantage over Brian May in IMCA
Sport Modifieds, Angel Munoz has opened up an 80-point advantage
over Chris Oliver in IMCA Stock Cars and Reagan Sellard has a
93-point lead over Brian Thomas in his quest for a third
consecutive IMCA Hobby Stock title.
Tickets to Saturday’s Sooner Late Model Series special event are
just $15 with children 11 and under admitted for free.
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
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
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