Dodge City checkers fly again for Sproul

Dakota Sproul scored his second straight and third IMCA Modified feature win this season at Dodge City Raceway Park on Saturday night. (Photo by Lonnie Wheatley)

By Lonnie Wheatley 

DODGE CITY, Kan. (Aug. 8) – Dakota Sproul made it two in a row in the IMCA Modified ranks Saturday at Dodge City Raceway Park. 

Sproul held off New Mexico’s Cory Davis after a late caution flag to post his third DCRP win of the sea­son. 

After starting sixth, Sproul spent the early going working towards the front as Kevin Gray set the pace.  Sproul made it to second by the fourth lap and then slipped underneath Gray in turns one and two on the sixth round to take command.

With Sproul setting sail, Davis made his way forward from the ninth position to take over second at the midway point. And when a caution flew with just six laps to go that nixed Sproul’s ad­vantage, Davis was there to mount a charge.

Davis pulled alongside exiting turn four with three laps to go, but Sproul countered and slipped away to secure the victory. Davis settled for second with Odessa, Texas’ Philip Houston snaring the show position. 

Kaleb Roach notched his first Dodge City win of the year in IMCA SportMod action, Gregg Schell picked off his second IMCA Sunoco Stock Car win and Tathan Burkhart scored his second IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock win of the year as well.