Saturday practice precedes Dodge City season opener

By Lonnie Wheatley

DODGE CITY, Kan. – Activity is picking up around the Dodge City Raceway Park 3/8-mile clay oval with opening night just 10 days away.

But first, an open practice session is on tap for this Saturday, March 24 from 6-9 p.m.

Grandstand admission is free with a $20 fee per person for admittance to the pit area. The practice session is open to all.

Saturday’s practice session precedes the 2018 season opener by seven nights, with the Dodge City Raceway Park season officially getting under way on Saturday night, March 31.

The March 31 season opener will feature a full card of championship racing action including IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks.

The March 31 event fires off at 7:30 p.m. with tickets $15 for adults while children 11 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30.

In total, the 2018 season at Dodge City Raceway Park is slated for 17 nights of action following Saturday’s open practice session.