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Kinderknecht leads NCRA mod-lite division into 81 Speedway

By DAVID SMITH JR.

Special to The Hays Daily News

Park City, Kansas - June 24, 2013 - Fresh off his victory in the tours season opener this past Saturday night, current point leader Justin Kinderknecht will lead the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products new mod-lite division into 81 Speedway in Park City this coming Sunday night.

Close to twenty-five drivers from three states are expected to compete with the twenty car feature finale paying $500 to win and $100 just to start. Among the tour regulars expected to compete include Ryan Secrest, Kelly Bergstrom, Kevin White, Tyler Bradshaw, Brandon Gray, Travis Alexander, Greg Nellis and Loren Bergstrom.

This event will be the first of three scheduled for the home track of the series and the second of a scheduled five race series for this their inaugural season sanctioned by the NCRA.

Gates open at 4:00 PM with racing slated for a 6:00 PM start time.

81 Speedway is located north of Wichita on I-135 to exit 16, then .7 mile west on 77th St. in Park City. For more race and ticket information contact the 81 Speedway office (316) 755-1781.

Since 1971 the NCRA has sanctioned dirt track races across the Great Plains with the series currently sanctioning five other divisions. They include modifieds, southern sport modifieds, late models, 360 sprint cars, 305 sprint cars and new mod lites. The 2013 season for the National Championship Racing Association is the 43rd anniversary season with races scheduled at sixteen different race tracks across Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas and Missouri.