DCRP Fires to Life with April 2 Season Opener!

Lonnie Wheatley

DODGE CITY, Kan. (March 23, 2016) – Another off-season is very nearly in the books.  Which means that the 2016 season-opener at the state-of-the-art Dodge City Raceway Park facility is just ten days away.


The 2016 DCRP season fires off next Saturday, April 2, with the Season Opener offering up a full card of racing action including Precise Racing Products DRRP Sprint Cars along with IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.


The April 2 opener will be the first of 17 action-packed nights of competition at the southwest Kansas track and the opening round of championship points action.


Each of the track’s five championship chase divisions are slated for at least 13 nights of competition with the IMCA Sport Modifieds and IMCA Hobby Stocks set for 14 nights of action.


Ness City native Luke Cranston reigns as the inaugural Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car champion in 2015 with other defending champions including Goddard’s Austin Allen in IMCA Modifieds, Woodward, Oklahoma’s Jeff Kaup in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Michael Pepper in IMCA Stock Cars and Cody Davis in IMCA Hobby Stocks.


The April 2 season-opener atop the 3/8-mile DCRP clay oval marks the first of three April events that also includes the Fourth Annual Modified Stampede on April 9 and more championship chase action on April 23.  All five classes will be in action during all three events.


The three April cards kick off a monster season of racing action at DCRP that also includes NCRA Sprint Cars in May, NCRA Late Models in June, the $10,000-to-win NSL/NCRA Sprint Car Steve King Memorial on July 1-2 and Driver Appreciation Night later that month, the USAC Southwest Sprint Car Freedom Tour along with POWRi West Midgets and then the Third Annual Sport Modified Mayhem event in August and the season-ending Fourth Annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial on September 24.


The complete 2016 schedule of events at Dodge City Raceway Park is available at http://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.Dodge City Raceway Park Logo


Driver registration is available as well at http://www.dodgecityraceway.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/DCRP-2016-Registration.pdf for those planning to compete at Dodge City Raceway Park in 2016.


Tickets to the April 2 season opener featuring all five championship chase divisions are just $15 for adults with children eleven and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult.


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 www.dodgecityraceway.com.