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Grabs Podium Finish at Brasstown; Sees Rain at Duck River
12, 2014) Dale McDowell and Team Dillon Racing (TDR) returned
to Dirt Late Model competition on Thursday night, April 10 at Tri-County
Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina. The Old Man's Garage Spring
Nationals tour rolled into Ray Cook's 1/4-mile facility and a $4,000
winner's check was on the line. Dale clicked off the sixth fastest time
during the qualifying session, which locked him into the outside of
the third row for the start of the 40-lap feature event. The Chickamauga,
Georgia ace was then able to move past three competitors during the
A-Main to finish third behind only race winner Mike Marlar and runner-up
Friday's $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late Model Series
showdown at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee was then washed
out by rain during the time trial session. Full results from Thursday's
battle in Brasstown can be accessed by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Tipoff Classic Nightly Results from Smoky Mountain Speedway
8, 2014) The second and final night of the 'Tennessee Tipoff
Classic' took place earlier tonight at Smoky Mountain Speedway and a
$12,500 top prize was on the line in the NDRL extravaganza. Dale McDowell,
who was looking to sweep the big weekend, qualified second quickest
in Group A during time trials prior to recording a heat race victory.
The "MacDaddy" then drew the outside second row starting spot
prior to the 60-lap feature event and ran amongst the top five throughout
much of the distance. Dale was shuffled back to sixth at the finish
of the 'Tennessee Tipoff Classic' finale, as he trailed only winner
Chris Madden, Mike Marlar, Scott Bloomquist, Jonathan Davenport, and
Billy Moyer, Jr.
7, 2014) Chickamauga, Georgia star Dale McDowell recorded his
first feature win of the 2014 racing season tonight in the 'Tennessee
Tipoff Classic' opener at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee!
Dale timed in third fastest in Group A during National Dirt Racing League
(NDRL) qualifying and later scored the win in his stacked heat race.
After drawing the outside of the front row for the start of the 40-lap
main event, Dale grabbed the point at the drop of the green flag and
dominated the caution-free race to score the $7,500 triumph over Chris
Madden, Ray Cook, Billy Ogle, Jr., and Kent Robinson! (Tommy
Tackles March Madness Doubleheader at Cherokee Speedway
2, 2014) Dale McDowell and TDR invaded the renowned Cherokee
Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina on March 1-2 for the annual running
of 'March Madness.' This year's version of the doubleheader paid $3,000
and $10,000 to win respectively and were both Southern Nationals Bonus
Races. On Saturday, Dale started off his weekend by clicking off the
eighth quickest lap during qualifying, which locked him into the outside
of the fourth row for the 30-lap main event. During the course of the
feature, Dale drove past four competitors on his way to a strong fourth
place performance behind only victor Jason Hiett, Casey Roberts, and
Business really picked up today at Cherokee, as several
new teams and cars piled into the pit area for the $10,000 to win weekend
finale. Dale once again timed in eighth fastest during qualifying and
later ran second in his heat race behind only prelim winner Steve Francis.
After rolling off from the eighth starting position in the 60-lapper,
the Chickamauga, Georgia native unfortunately ran into problems and
completed only seventeen circuits, which dropped him to a disappointing
sixteenth place outing. Complete results from the 'March Madness' double-dip
can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Nationals Nightly Results from Volusia Speedway Park
22, 2014) The 43rd edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' officially
came to a close tonight at Volusia Speedway Park and Dale McDowell had
his sights set on the $10,000 payday. Dale laid down the fastest lap
in Group B during WOOLMS qualifying and later scored the win in heat
race action over John Blankenship, Billy Moyer, and Clint Smith. After
drawing the third starting spot prior to the drop of the green flag
in the 50-lap feature, Dale moved up to second and battled for the point
with Kyle Bronson on several different occasions. Unfortunately, "MacDaddy"
suffered mechanical woes with less than ten laps remaining and was forced
to retire from the finale at VSP in the twenty-fourth position.
(February 21, 2014) Rolling afternoon
thunderstorms forced Volusia Speedway Park officials to cancel this
evening's action at the 'DIRTcar Nationals' presented by Summit Racing
Equipment, setting the stage for a huge finale on Saturday night featuring
the World of Outlaws Late Model Series. The winner of the 50-lapper
tomorrow night at VSP will receive a $10,000 paycheck. More info can
be found online at www.woolms.com.
(February 20, 2014) The World of Outlaws
Late Model Series roared into the Daytona Beach area tonight to sanction
round four of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville,
Florida. Dale McDowell clicked off the ninth fastest lap in Group B
during time trials prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot
through his heat race behind only Scott Bloomquist, Steve Francis, and
Darrell Lanigan. The Chickamauga, Georgia ace once again put on a show
during the $10,000 to win A-Main, as Dale stormed past twelve racecars
during the 50-lapper to score a third place effort behind only victor
Casey Roberts and runner-up Scott Bloomquist.
(February 19, 2014) Dale McDowell kicked
off his version of the 2014 racing season tonight in round three of
the 'DIRTcar Nationals' at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida.
The UMP DIRTcar Series presided over a $10,000 to win showdown tonight
at VSP. Dale, who was debuting a brand-new Warrior racecar, timed in
second quickest in his group during the qualifying session and later
wound up fourth in his heat race behind only prelim winner Billy Moyer,
Mike Marlar, and Casey Roberts. After rolling off from the outside of
the seventh row in the 40-lap feature event, Dale blitzed past twelve
competitors during the caution-free affair en route to a stellar runner-up
performance behind only winner Scott Bloomquist!
and TDR Scheduled to Kick Off 2014 at Volusia!
21, 2014) Team Dillon Racing (TDR) and driver Dale McDowell
announced today that they tentatively plan on opening up their 2014
racing season from February 19-22 at the Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville,
Florida. Dale is scheduled to enter the final four nights of the 'DIRTcar
Nationals' Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at VSP and all four
events will pay $10,000 to the winner. You can view the race dates that
Dale confirmed earlier today by clicking on the TOUR
page of the website!