Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 23, 2019) –
grandstands at the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park will be
bursting at the seams for Friday night’s annual DCRP Driver &
Fan Appreciation Night festivities.
Drivers in all classes have been awarded tickets to distribute
to fans, friends and sponsors for the fun-filled evening that is
loaded with all variety of giveaways to each racer in action and
countless fans as well.
Topping the list of potential giveaways for the fans is a brand
new car courtesy of the Lewis Automotive Group.
The car will be awarded via the “Back-to-Front Challenge”
if a selected racer can rally from 20th in an “A”
Main starting grid to take the win.
Along with all the giveaways for the fans, each driver will walk
away with something while those with the most tickets redeemed
by 8:15 p.m. will be eligible for the grand prize of a Hinchman
Along with all of that, everyone will get to enjoy a night of
intense championship racing action including the Precise Racing
Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds,
IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.
With only two nights of chase action remaining after Friday, the
intensity is at a fever pitch with Luke Cranston (Sprint Cars),
William Nusser (Modifieds), Jeff Kaup (Sport Modifieds), Angel
Munoz (Stock Cars) and Reagan Sellard (Hobby Stocks) leading
their respective classes into the night.
The tightest battles are in the IMCA Modified and IMCA Sport
Modified ranks with Nusser just 24 points ahead of Trent Gray
with Clay Sellard just another 12 points back in third despite
missing a night of Modified action while reigning champ Kaup is
just 20 markers ahead of Brian May in the Sport Modified title
chase with Bart Baker lurking another five points back.
Cranston pushed his Sprint Car points lead to 78 points over
reigning champ Steven Richardson with his third win of the
season last weekend, Munoz opened his advantage to 64 points
over Chris Oliver with his sixth Stock Car win in eight starts
and Reagan Sellard is closing in on a third consecutive Hobby
Stock title with a 124 point lead over Skeets Salazar.
Friday’s racing action will go green at 7:30 p.m.
Those without tickets distributed by drivers will be admitted
for just $12 for adults with children 11 and under admitted free
when accompanied by an adult.
Additionally, the grassy area towards turn four will be
available for fans to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy
the racing action as the stands reach capacity.
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