Dodge City Stock Car Shootout set for May 4

By Lonnie Wheatley 

DODGE CITY, Kan. – An already action-packed 2019 schedule of events atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval in southwest is even better now with the addition of the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car Shootout on Saturday night, May 4.

The Stock Car Shootout presented by Winner’s Circle Feedyards and Factory Direct Fireworks offers up a $1,000 winner’s share with $150 to start the feature event.

With a number of invaders from throughout expected to take on the local contingent, a draw-re­draw format will be in effect for the evening.

The May 4 Stock Car Shootout will be rounded out by a full card of Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks.

Seven different drivers reached Dodge City victory lane in IMCA Stock Car action last season with Colorado’s Angel Munoz topping the charts by parking in on three occasions.  Track cham­pion Dustin Witthuhn, Chris Oliver and Troy Burkhart each posted two wins with single scores posted by Shannon Maughlin, Tyler Tipton and Landon Maddox.

Following the track’s car show and open practice on March 23, the IMCA Stock Car ranks will have three additional opportunities to get dialed in prior to the Stock Car Shootout with April events on the 6th, 13th and 27th

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park.  The Holiday Inn Express & Suites official internet site is located at  Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations.