Sixth annual Modified Stampede this Saturday at Dodge City

By Lonnie Wheatley

DODGE CITY, Kan. – The stampede is on!

After getting pushed back by bad weather last month, the sixth annual Modified Stampede will hit the track at Dodge City Raceway Park this Saturday night, May 19.

In addition to a $750-to-win IMCA Modified feature, Saturday night’s action will also include a full card of championship chase action featuring the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks with racing action going green at 7:30 p.m.

Woodward, Okla.’s Cole Traugott is the reigning Modified Stampede champion, racing to his se­cond consecutive event win last year ahead of defending track champion Clay Sellard and Randy Wil­son.

While Traugott has a pair of Modified Stampede victories to his credit, other past event winners include David Murray (2015 and both nights in 2013) and Brendon Gemmill (2014).

Tickets for Saturday’s Stampede are $15 for adults while children 11 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30.