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Lewis Automotive DCRP Sprint Car Nationals around the Corner

DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 24, 2017) – It’s little more than three weeks away.

The biggest 305-ci Sprint Car race to ever take place in the state of Kansas is set to unfold atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval on June 16-17.

The inaugural edition of the Lewis Automotive DCRP Sprint Car Nationals features two full nights of competition at the state-of-the-art facility that will culminate with the June 17 championship feature that offers up an unprecedented $3,000 winner’s share for the DCRP Sprint Car ranks.
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DCRP Title Chases Continue on Sunday – Free Admission for Military Personnel

DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 22, 2017) – Auto racing and the Memorial Day weekend have gone hand-in-hand in the United States for many years.  As such, it is only fitting that championship chase action at Dodge City Raceway Park continues with a special Sunday night card this week.

And, to honor those that protect our nation, Sunday’s second Lewis Automotive Night of the season that goes green at7:30 p.m. will offer free admission to Military personnel and their dependents.  Military personnel simply need to show proper ID for free admission.

Sunday’s third round of title chase action atop the 3/8-mile clay oval will feature the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

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Traugott Stampedes Again at DCRP as Williams, Sproul, Munoz & Wahrman Also Post Wins

DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 6, 2017) – Cole Traugott continues to hold the hot hand in IMCA Modifieds at Dodge City Raceway Park, rallying from the fourth row to take the $1,200 winner’s share in Saturday night’s Fifth Annual Modified Stampede atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.

While the Woodward racer notched his second Modified Stampede win in a row and his eighth win in his last eight visits, Ty Williams drove to his second Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car win in a row, Dakota Sproul and Angel Munoz both scored last-lap thrillers in the IMCA Sport Modifieds and IMCA Stock Cars, respectively, and Duane Wahrman took IMCA Hobby Stock honors.

In the 30-lap Modified Stampede, Traugott took advantage of a pair of cautions in the opening half of the race to maneuver into the lead for keeps aboard the Ramirez Motorsports No. 9 entry.

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Comfort Suites – The Official Hotel of Dodge City Raceway Park

DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 3, 2017) – Dodge City Raceway Park is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Comfort Suites as the track’s official lodging partner.

Race fans making the trek to Dodge City, KS, will want to stay at the Comfort Suites located at 2700 West Wyatt Earp Boulevard.  The Comfort Suites official internet site is located at https://www.choicehotels.com/kansas/dodge-city/comfort-suites-hotels/ks193. 

Race fans staying at the Comfort Suites will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit.

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Weather Wipes Out Saturday Card at DCRP

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 28, 2017) – Inclement weather has forced the cancellation of Saturday night’s scheduled Lewis Automotive Night of championship chase action at Dodge City Raceway Park.

A forecast high of just 40 degrees on Saturday along with excessive rain throughout the entire day and evening before turning to snow negates any possibility of racing activity atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.

Racing action will continue at Dodge City Raceway Park next Saturday night, May 6, with the Fifth Annual Modified Stampede featuring a $1,200-to-win main event for the IMCA Modifieds with other action including Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, and IMCA Hobby Stocks.
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Williams Wins it on the Last Lap in DCRP Season Opener – Traugott, Kaup, Munoz & O’Hair Also Take Wins

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 15, 2017) – The 2017 season opener at Dodge City Raceway Park wrapped up in dramatic fashion with Ty Williams storming into the lead on the final round to win Saturday night’s 20-lap Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car feature.

While the Arcadia, OK, racer topped the Sprint Car ranks, other opening night winners included Cole Traugott over a field of 32 IMCA Modifieds, Jeff Kaup in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Angel Munoz in IMCA Stock Cars and Matt O’Hair in IMCA Hobby Stocks as a total of 98 cars filled the pit area.

O’Hair was the only reigning champion to kick off the season with a victory as defending Sprint Car champion Taylor Velasquez let the win get away on the final lap.

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Quick on the Draw at DCRP – Season Opener on Saturday

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 13, 2017) – Being quick on the draw has historically been an imperative key to success in survival in the southwest Kansas locale of Dodge City.

Likewise, busting out of the gates quickly at Dodge City Raceway Park is critical when eying a potential track championship at the state-of-the-art 3/8-mile clay oval.

It all begins Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. with the opening round of championship chase action for the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

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Opening Night & Easter Eggs at DCRP this Saturday

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 10, 2017) – A big night awaits at Dodge City Raceway Park this Saturday as the 3/8-mile clay oval kicks off with the opening round of championship chase action with an Easter Egg hunt for kids as well to round out the evening.

It will be a great night for the kids eight and under with an Easter Egg hunt to celebrate the weekend.

And it will be a great night of entertainment for kids and adults alike with the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks all battling it out in the opening leg of the chase for the championship.
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World of Outlaws “Boot Hill Showdown” Tickets at DCRP Available

DODGE CITY, Kan. (March 30, 2017) – Get ready for it race fans, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series makes its return to the state-of-the-art Dodge City Raceway Park in southwest Kansas this October after a year’s absence.

And you can get your “Boot Hill Showdown” tickets now for the biggest Sprint Car event in the state of Kansas and beyond for 2017. The two-day event that brings the best Sprint Car drivers in the world to the southwest corner of Kansas for a good old-fashioned showdown is set for October 27-28.

Ticket packages for both nights are available for $70 for reserved seats and $65 for general admission. Single night tickets are $45 each night for reserved and $40 for general admission. Children eleven and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased at https://dirtcar.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=255.
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DCRP Season Opener Around the Corner

DODGE CITY, Kan. (March 28, 2017) – It’s nearly time to flip the page of the calendar to April.  And that means we’re well into the countdown towards opening night of dirt track racing action that is just over two weeks away at Dodge City Raceway Park.

The 2017 season kicks off at the state-of-the-art 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval on Saturday night, April 15, with a full slate of championship chase action including Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

The April 15 season opener will go green at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are just $15 for adults with children 11 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult.  Pit passes are $30.

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DCRP & Longdale Speedway Working Together to Better Racing in the Region

DODGE CITY, Kan. (February 16, 2017) – In an era in which some racetracks seem to come and go on a frequent basis, the two most well-established tracks in the Northwest Oklahoma-Southwest Kansas region continue to work together to establish the stability and strength of racing in the area.

Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, KS, and Oklahoma’s Longdale Speedway both rank as the premier dirt track racing facilities within their respective states.

Individually, both tracks have worked successfully to build solid regular programs along with special events.
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DCRP Set for 2017 with Banquet in the Books

DODGE CITY, Kan. (February 1, 2017) – The focus shifts to the upcoming 2017 season with this past Saturday night’s Dodge City Raceway Park Awards Banquet officially putting the 2016 season in the books.

More than 200 attendees took in Saturday night’s festivities at the Western State Bank Expo adjacent to the 3/8-mile DCRP clay oval with the top contenders in each of the track’s five championship chase divisions recognized during the evening.

Taking top accolades in each division were Taylor Velasquez in Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, Nick Link in IMCA Modifieds, Kevin Tabor in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Michael Pepper in IMCA Stock Cars and Matt O’Hair in IMCA Hobby Stocks.

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DCRP’s Best of 2016 to be Honored Next Saturday

DODGE CITY, Kan. (January 19, 2017) – Another big season of racing action is just around the corner with the April 15 season opener at Dodge City Raceway Park less than three months away.

But first, it’s time to honor the top contenders in each of the weekly divisions atop the 3/8-mile clay oval at the Saturday night, January 28, DCRP Award Banquet at the Western Expo Banquet Center located adjacent With another banner season in the books at the picturesque Dodge City Raceway Park in southwest Kansas, all that remains is the annual awards banquet.

Tickets to the event are just $25 per person and must be ordered by January 21 to determine an accurate headcount. Tickets may be ordered by calling Gina Wilson at 620-339-9873 or Tommie Estes, Jr., at 405-238-8485.

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World of Outlaws Return to DCRP in 2017 as Track Schedule Released

DODGE CITY, Kan. (November 1, 2016) – After a year’s absence, the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car series will return to the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval in southwest Kansas in 2017 as the track’s schedule was released today.

The two-night World of Outlaws stand set for October 27-28 highlights a strong schedule of events that includes 14 nights of competition over the course of the year.

The return of the world’s premier Sprint Car series marks the first World of Outlaws events at DCRP since Jason Sides and Donny Schatz split top honors on July 3 and 4 of the 2015 season.

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Velasquez Vies for Three-Peat in Saturday’s DCRP Season Finale

DODGE CITY, Kan. (September 20, 2016) – Over each of the past two years, Taylor Velasquez has found himself in Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car vs. URSS victory lane as the curtain has come down on the Dodge City Raceway Park season.

He’ll look to make it three in a row this Saturday night as DCRP wraps up the 2016 season with the Fourth Annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas with racing action going green at7:00 p.m. 

And if he can park it in DCRP victory lane once again, it will also put the wraps on the track championship, though he has to do little more than take the green flag in the feature event to secure the title.

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One More Night at DCRP in 2016

DODGE CITY, Kan. (September 14, 2016) – One more night of competition is all that remains on the 2016 slate of action at the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park in southwest Kansas.

And that takes place next Saturday night, September 24, with the Fourth Annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial Championship event. 

The September 24 finale will bring the curtain down on an action-packed season that has included 15 previous nights of action building up to the conclusion that will crown five track champions in the track’s divisions of Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

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Carney & Martin Capture “Boothill Showdown” Steve King Memorial Honors

DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 3, 2016) – John Carney II and Jason Martin came away with the big money by winning Sunday night’s “Boothill Showdown” Steve King Memorial finale atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval.

Carney II pocketed a $10,000 winner’s share by winning a hard-fought 30-lap NCRA Sprint Car feature in the return of the Lubbock Wrecker Service/Steward Builders No. 11x Sprint Car, Martin wired the URSS vs. Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars for a $2,000 payday and Kiwi native Glenn Waterland completed a sweep of the weekend’s Colorado Lightning Sprints presented by Eagle Chassis action.
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Boothill Showdown Finale Postponed until Sunday

DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 2, 2016) – Inclement weather has forced the postponement of Saturday night’s scheduled “Boothill Showdown” Steve King Memorial event at Dodge City Raceway Park until Sunday night, July 3.

Several small showers during the afternoon to top off heavy overnight rains along with more heavy storms on the way this evening have negated any chance of racing on Saturday night.

Times remain the same for tomorrow’s makeup date with front gates opening at 5:00 p.m. and racing going green at 7:30 p.m.
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Dover & Cranston Top Boothill Showdown Prelims

DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 1, 2016) – Nebraska’s Jack Dover and reigning track champion Luke Cranston took top honors on the opening night of Dodge City Raceway Park’s “Boothill Showdown” Steve King Memorial by winning Friday’s features.

While Dover raced to victory lane in the 20-lap NCRA Sprint Car feature and Cranston topped the 20-lap URSS vs. Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car feature, Glen Waterlund made a trip to victory lane as well by winning the 12-lap Colorado Lightning Sprints presented by Eagle Chassis main event.

In the 20-lap NCRA Sprint Car feature, Springfield, Nebraska’s Dover tuned up for Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win finale by racing past reigning Steve King Memorial champion Tony Bruce, Jr., on the fifth round en route to victory lane.
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Cranston & Lunow Headline Saturday Night DCRP Winners

DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 18, 2016) – Luke Cranston and Mike Lunow were among Saturday night’s winners at Dodge City Raceway Park as championship chase action continued atop the 3/8-mile clay oval.

While Cranston took advantage of lapped traffic in the closing laps to win his first Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car feature of the year and Lunow denied a late challenge from Clay Sellard for IMCA Modified honors, other Saturday night winners included Jeremy Sigler in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Michael Pepper in IMCA Stock Cars and Cody Davis in IMCA Hobby Stocks.

In the 15-lap DCRP Sprint Car feature, Ness City native Cranston ran third for the initial 11 circuits before taking advantage of a Koby Walters bobble to take second on the 12th lap and then using a lapped car to take advantage of race-long leader Mike Peters on the 13th lap.

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Late Models & Title Chase Action Saturday at DCRP

DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 3, 2016) – While Late Models make a rare Dodge City Raceway Park appearance on Saturday night, the event will also mark another critical round of competition for three of the track’s championship chase divisions.

With the NCRA Late Models headlining Saturday’s card, it’s Kevin Tabor, Michael Pepper and Cody Davis leading the IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks into the event that goes green at 7:30 p.m.

The Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars and IMCA Modified are back in action next Saturday night, June 11.

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NCRA Late Models at Dodge City on Saturday

DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 1, 2016) – Late Model racing fans, your time is here as Late Models will take to the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval in southwest Kansas for the only time of 2016 this Saturday night.

Saturday’s tilt at DCRP will mark the third round of competition this season for the touring NCRA Late Model series.

Along with the NCRA Late Models, Saturday’s card that goes green at 7:30 p.m. will also include DCRP championship chase action for IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

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DCRP – The Month Ahead

DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 27, 2016) – Those living in and around Dodge City, Kansas can go ahead and set their Saturday night plans for the month of June. And those plans should include being at Dodge City Raceway Park.

The 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas will be in action every Saturday night in June, building up to the blockbuster $10,000-to-win NCRA/NSL Sprint Car “Steve King Memorial” event on July 1-2.

Following an idle Memorial Day weekend at the state-of-the-art facility, the busy month of June kicks off Saturday night, June 4, with the return of Late Models to the Dodge City track.

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Velasquez Nabs First DCRP Sprint Car Win of the Year

DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 21, 2016) – Saturday night’s 20-lap Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car feature boiled down to a tense duel between the defending track champion and the current points leader atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval.

When the checkered flag finally flew on the full moon event, it was current points leader Taylor Velasquez getting the better of reigning champ Luke Cranston on a lap 14 restart to capture his first win of the year aboard the Bearcat Well Service/Fronk Oil Company No. 21x Sprint Car.

While Velasquez topped a wild nightcap, Cole Traugott extended his recent domination of the IMCA Modified ranks, Mike Roach emerged atop a hard-fought IMCA Sport Modified main event, Michael Pepper pounced on another IMCA Stock Car win and Cody Davis delivered another IMCA Hobby Stock victory.

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Dodge Daytona Roundup & Car Show Saturday at DCRP

DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 19, 2016) – There will be more than the high-octane championship chase action on the track at Dodge City Raceway Park on Saturday night.

Saturday’s event also features the Dodge City “Dodge Daytona” Roundup car show at the 3/8-mile clay oval.

Souped up Dodge Daytonas from throughout the nation will converge upon Dodge City for a pre-race car show on Saturday. The Dodge Daytonas will be on display in front of the track’s main entrance beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

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DCRP Title Chases Taking Shape

DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 5, 2016) – With three nights of competition logged into the books in April, the chases for the 2016 division championships at Dodge City Raceway Park are beginning to take shape.

And that action will continue on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. with the NCRA/Gomuddy.com NSL 360 Sprint Cars headlining the night’s card that includes title chase action for the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

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Walters & Nusser Among Saturday DCRP Winners

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 23, 2016) – Koby Walters and William Nusser were among Saturday night’s feature winners as championship chase action continued atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park.

While Walters and Nusser were both first-time DCRP winners in the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars and IMCA Modified ranks, respectively, other Saturday night winners included Jeff Kaup in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Michael Pepper in IMCA Stock Cars and Reagan Sellard in IMCA Hobby Stocks.

In Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car action, Liberal’s Koby Walters became the third different winner in as many rounds of competition this season by racing to victory lane in the 20-lap feature event.

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Traugott Stampedes at DCRP as C.J. Johnson Takes Sprint Car Honors

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 9, 2016) – Cole Traugott emerged atop a hard-fought 30-lap IMCA Modified feature event to take the $1,200 winner’s share in Saturday night’s Fourth Annual Modified Stampede atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval.

While the Woodward, Oklahoma racer took the big Modified money, C.J. Johnson raced into the lead midway through the 20-lap Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car feature en route to victory lane with Jeff Kaup besting the IMCA Sport Modifieds and Cody Davis taking IMCA Hobby Stock honors.

The Modified Stampede lived up to all the hype and then some, with Traugott escaping contact with past IMCA National champion David Murray and then recapturing the lead from Nick Link in the closing circuits to capture his first DCRP win since June of last year.

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DCRP Title Chases: The Early Look

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 8, 2016) – With a successful opening night of racing logged into the books last Saturday, Round Two of championship chase action is set for Dodge City Raceway Park on what is forecasted to be a beautiful day in Dodge City.

Saturday’s action will feature the $1,200-to-win Fourth Annual Dodge City Modified Stampede along with DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Sport Modifieds and IMCA Hobby Stocks with racing action going green at 7:30 p.m.

While one race certainly doesn’t make or break a season, it’s never too early to take a look at the point chases.

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Dodge City Modified Stampede this Saturday

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 5, 2016) – Added money is on the line for the IMCA Modified ranks at Dodge City Raceway Park this Saturday night as the state-of-the-art 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas hosts the Fourth Annual Dodge City Modified Stampede.

While the IMCA Modifieds battle it out for a $1,200 winner’s share, the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Sport Modifieds, and IMCA Hobby Stocks will be in action as well on the card that goes green at 7:30 p.m.

Oberlin’s David Murray, a multi-time IMCA Modified national champion, has topped three of four previous Dodge City Modified Stampede features including a sweep of both nights of the inaugural edition in 2013 and then another win in last year’s version.

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