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Hurd leads NCRA mod division to Belleville

By DAVID SMITH JR.

Special to The Hays Daily News

Park City, Kansas - June 30, 2013 - Current tour point leader Marc Hurd will lead the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products modified division into the Belleville High Banks this coming Friday night, July 5th for race number four on the 2013 race season.

The two-time and defending series champion will come into the night with a slim twenty point lead over Tyler Davis and thirty points over third place running Dan Powers. Davis has one feature victory to his credit, this coming at 81 Speedway in the second race of the season.

Drivers currently in the top twenty of the point standings who are expected to tackle the famed high0banked half mile oval include: A.J. Brochu, Dustin Belcher, Josh Lanterman, Don Hodge, Jason McGehee, Kirby Robe, Richard Wilson, Jon Thompson, Bob Lane, Gary Kilbourn, Justin Moler, Jerry Eveland, Joe Adams and Richie Wilson. All those drivers have competed in all three events that have been held thus far this season.

The series late model division will also be in competition as well as the cruiser division.

Gates open at 5:00 PM while racing is slated for a 7:00 PM start time. Reserved seats are $25 while general admission seating is just $20. The cruiser division will also be competing.

The Belleville High Banks is located 2.0 miles north of US 36 on US 81, then 0.4 mile southeast on M St. to 7th St., then 0.1 mile east (near the water tower, at the North Central Kansas Fairgrounds).

For more information on the NCRA of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products, contact the series office (316) 755-1781. You can also check out their website www.racencra.com.

Current 2013 NCRA Modified Point Standings:

1) Marc Hurd 650, 2) Tyler Davis 630, 3) Dan Powers 600, 4) A.J. Brochu 590, 5) Dustin Belcher 585, 6) Josh Lanterman 565, 7) Don Hodge 560, 8) Jason McGehee 545, 9) Kirby Robe 530, 10) Richard Wilson 525.