David Smith, Jr.
NCRA Public Relations
NCRA Late Model Set for Double-Header Weekend!
Park City, Kansas – August 13, 2017 - Veteran Delbert Smith will lead the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products crate late model division into a double-header weekend as the tour will make at a stop at 81 Speedway in Park City on Friday night (August 18) before making the trip up to Thunder Hill Speedway in Mayetta for a Saturday night event.
Smith will come into the weekend with a slim ten-point-lead over two-time and defending tour champion Chris Kratzer. Smith has won three of the four events held thus far this season with Kratzer claiming one, including the most recent Hutchinson Grand Nationals.
Dusty Leonard is hoping to pick up some valuable points during this two-race weekend as he sits just 81-points out of the point lead. Other touring regulars also slated to compete include former series co-champion Dan Smith, Loren Dauer, Adam Popp, Jimmy Segraves, Jeremy Petty, Rob Day and Dustin Bolster.
The series appearance on Friday night will see gates open at 5:00 PM with race time set for a 7:30 PM start time. Grandstand general admission will be $15 for adults while children eleven and under admitted into the grandstands for free. Pit passes are just $30 for adults, $15 for ages eleven and under. 81 Speedway is located North of Wichita on I-135 to exit 16, then 0.7 mile west on 77th Street in Park City. For more track information call (316) 755-1781, check out their official website www.race81speedway.com
and their official facebook page: Race 81 Speedway.
Saturday night’s appearance at Thunder Hill Speedway will see gates open at 5:00 PM with racing set for a 7:30 PM start time. Tickets are just $15 for adult general admission and free for ages twelve and under. Pit passes are $30 for adults and $15 for ages twelve and under. More track information can be obtained by calling the track office (785) 966-2844 or check out their official website www.racethunderhillspeedway.com
This 2017 race season is the 47th for the National Championship Racing Association and the 34th sanctioning late models. More information concerning the NCRA crate late model division can be found by accessing the series official website www.racencra.com
, by calling the track office (316) 755-1781 and their official facebook page: NCRA Racing Series.
Current NCRA Crate Late Model Point Standings: 1) Delbert Smith 1320, 2) Chris Kratzer 1310, 3) Dusty Leonard 1240, 4) Dan Smith 1195, 5) Loren Dauer 1175, 6) Adam Popp 1135, 7) Jimmy Segraves 1095, 8) Jeremy Petty 1055, 9) Rob Day 1050, 10) Dustin Bolster 1045