NCRA Late Models Tackle Belleville Saturday Night, Cancel One Event
Park City, Kansas – August 23, 2016 - Defending co-series champion Chris Kratzer leads the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products crate late model division to the famed half mile oval of the Belleville High Banks in Belleville, Kansas this coming Saturday night (August27). Also running will be the series on mod-lite division on the quarter mile.
In late breaking series news, the scheduled late model appearance at Thunder Hill Speedway in Mayetta, Kansas scheduled for Saturday night, September 17, has been cancelled.
Kratzer, whose lone victory came at the 61st annual Hutchinson Grand Nationals, comes into this weekend with a 115 - point lead over Lyle Shepard and Delbert Smith. Jimmy Segraves sits fourth in the standings, 165 out of the lead while Dusty Leonard, Rob Day, Daniel Smith, Ryan Gritt, rookie of the year contender Adam Popp and Robert Shepard round out the top ten in the standings.
Shepard leads the tour with five victories thus far this season while Kratzer, Delbert Smith and Leonard all have on victory to their credit.
The past four appearances to the famed half mile oval for the “gladiators” of the series late model division has seen four different feature winners dating back to 2013. Those winners are: Brian Kosiski, Scott Phillips, Chase Junghans and Jimmy Segraves.
Adult grandstand general admission is $15, $5 for kids while all pit passes are $30.
The Belleville High Banks is located 2.0 miles north of US 36 on US 81, then 0.4 mile southeast on M Street to 7th Street, then 0.1 mile east (near the water tower, at the North Central Kansas State Fairgrounds).