Labor Day Weekend special on tap Saturday at Dodge City

By Lonnie Wheatley

DODGE CITY, Kan. – The penultimate round of 2018 championship chase action atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval in southwest Kansas is set for this Saturday night, Sept. 1.

Saturday’s Labor Day Weekend special card at the state-of-the-art facility includes a full card of Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks.

Racing action goes green at 7:30 p.m.

Thus far in 2018, a total of 185 different racers have competed in at least one round champion­ship chase action at Dodge City with 31 different competitors making their way to victory lane in 46 overall features.  This past weekend’s tilt offered up four first-time winners on the season with only IMCA Hobby Stocker Duane Wahrman making a return visit to the winner’s circle after his fourth triumph of the year.

Several championship battles continue to hang in the balance with only the sixth annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial Championship event on Saturday, Sept. 15 remaining on the regular season fol­lowing this weekend’s card.