Rocky Mountain Region Kansas preview

TULSA, Okla. (July 19, 2004) - Thornton, CO, driver Keith Rauch leads the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region into this weekend's racing action in southwest Kansas, with events at the Jetmore Motorplex on Saturday night and Dodge City...

TULSA, Okla. (July 19, 2004) - Thornton, CO, driver Keith Rauch leads the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region into this weekend's racing action in southwest Kansas, with events at the Jetmore Motorplex on Saturday night and Dodge City Raceway Park on Sunday night.

After posting his first series victory in the July 9 outing at Black Hills Speedway, Rauch enters the weekend with a 38-point lead over fellow Thornton shoe Eric Miller. Rauch and Miller will be joined by fellow top Rocky Mountain Region regulars including Jake Pierson, Jeremy Sheaffer, Geoff Dodge, Jake Pennetta, Nick Haygood, Scott Milan and defending series champion Randi Miller.

A number of Kansas natives will try to defend their home turf, including Jason Martin, Tony Bruce, Jr., C.J. Johnson and J.D. Johnson among others.

Saturday night's event atop the semi-banked 3/8-mile Jetmore Motorplex is slated to get under way at 7:00 p.m. The Jetmore Motorplex is located 6.6 miles south of SR 156 in Jetmore on US 283, then east. For more information, contact the track at 620-357-8886.

Sunday night's card atop the high-banked 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval is set to go green at 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277.

The ASCS Rocky Mountain Region sprinters will be joined each evening by a full slate of Midget racing.

The 2004 ASCS Rocky Mountain Region slate consists of more than 20 nights of racing at eleven different tracks throughout Colorado, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming.

More information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Geoff Dodge , C.J. Johnson