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McDowell Enters Mud Summer Classic Doubleheader at Eldora Speedway

(July 23, 2015) Team Dillon Racing (TDR) and driver Dale McDowell invaded the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on July 21-22 to compete in a pair of $2,000 to win Super Late Model events that helped make up the 'Mud Summer Classic' with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. On Tuesday night, Dale ran third in his heat race, but went for a spin early in the 25-lap headliner, which forced him to rally from the back of the pack to salvage a seventh place effort. At the "Big E" on Wednesday evening, Dale won his heat race in preliminary action and was leading early in the A-Main before retiring with mechanical problems on lap five, which relegated the Chickamauga, Georgia star to a disappointing twenty-third place showing. Full results from Eldora can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

 
Dale McDowell Competes in Firecracker 500 at Smoky Mountain Speedway

(July 11, 2015) Dale McDowell and the #17m TDR team drove through the pit gate at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Friday night, July 10 for the 'Firecracker 500.' Dale posted the fourth fastest time in Ultimate Super Late Model Series qualifying, which locked him into the outside of the second row for the start of the $5,000 to win main event. Unfortunately, Dale slowed on lap four while battling for the second position, which dropped the Chickamauga, Georgia ace to a disappointing twenty-third place performance in the 50-lapper. Complete results from last night at SMS can be accessed online at www.ultimatesupers.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

 
McDowell Bags $3,000 for Independence Day Celebration Win at Rome!

(June 29, 2015) Team Dillon Racing (TDR) and driver Dale McDowell scored their first feature win of the 2015 racing season on Sunday evening, June 28 at Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia! The unsanctioned 'Independence Day Celebration' show was held at the "World's Fastest Half Mile Clay Track" and 29 entrants piled into the pit area. Dale knocked down the fastest lap overall during the qualifying session, which locked him into the pole position for the 40-lap main event. The "MacDaddy" then led each and every circuit of the headliner to bag the $3,000 triumph over Jason Hiett, Ray Cook, Ryan Gifford, and Derek Ellis! Complete results from last night at Rome Speedway can be viewed online at www.raceromespeedway.com. (Prater Photo)

 
Dale McDowell in Top Five Throughout DLM Dream Weekend!

(June 7, 2015) Dale McDowell and the #17m TDR team traveled north to the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 4-6 for the 21st edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' The three-day crown jewel extravaganza once again kicked off with a pair of Twin 25 programs at the 1/2-mile speedplant. On Thursday night, Dale set Fast Time in his group during qualifying, won his heat race, led the first ten circuits of the $2,500 to win feature event, and eventually finished an impressive runner-up in the 25-lapper behind only victor Jonathan Davenport. At the "Big E" on Friday evening, Dale ran third in his heat race prior to moving up to fifth in the $5,000 to win main event to finish behind only winner Dennis Erb, Jr., Tim McCreadie, Jason Feger, and Don O'Neal.

When the stakes were raised on Saturday in the Buckeye State, all eyes were fixated on the huge $100,000 winner's check. Dale grabbed the second transfer spot through his heat race and later started the 100-lap grind from the outside of the fifth row. The Chickamauga, Georgia star then drove up through the talented field and was in the fifth position when the checkered flag was displayed. However, with apparent winner Scott Bloomquist disqualified in post race inspection, Dale was moved up to a fourth place effort behind only winner Jonathan Davenport, Earl Pearson, Jr., and Dennis Erb, Jr. Complete results from the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' weekend can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

 
Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Nightly Results...

(May 23, 2015) The #17m team followed the Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series to the historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia tonight for another $4,000 to win battle. Dale McDowell posted the fourth quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior to winning his consolation race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the 40-lapper, Dale was able to pass four competitors on his way to a strong fourth place effort behind only victor Donald McIntosh, Casey Roberts, and Billy Ogle, Jr.

(May 22, 2015) Team Dillon Racing (TDR) kicked off a huge Memorial Day holiday weekend tonight at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia, as the Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals tour presided over a $4,000 to win shootout. Dale McDowell clicked off the fastest lap in Group B during the time trial session and later finished fourth in the fast dash. After starting the 40-lap main event from the outside of the second row, Dale moved up to run third behind only winner Donald McIntosh and runner-up Derek Ellis.

 
Dale McDowell Fifth in WOOLMS Stop at Ponderosa Speedway

(May 10, 2015) Dale McDowell and the #17m TDR team stormed into Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on May 8-9 for a pair of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late Model Series showdowns. On Friday night at "The Pond," Dale clicked off the second fastest lap in Group B during time trials prior to picking up the win in his heat race. After drawing the fifth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lapper, Dale wound up finishing right where he started... in the fifth position behind only winner Rick Eckert, Shane Clanton, Chub Frank, and Josh Richards.

At Smoky Mountain on Saturday evening, another $10,000 top prize was on the line for Team Dillon Racing. Dale posted the eighth quickest time in Group A during qualifying and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the seventh row in the 50-lap headliner, the Chickamauga, Georgia ace blitzed up into the top five before slowing with only two circuits remaining. Dale wound up placed nineteenth in the final rundown last night at Smoky Mountain. Complete results can be accessed online at www.woolms.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

 
McDowell Climbs to Third in Spring Nationals Visit to Cleveland Speedway

(May 2, 2015) Team Dillon Racing (TDR) and driver Dale McDowell were in the pit area at the historic Cleveland Speedway in Cleveland, Tennessee on Friday night, May 1 for a $4,000 to win Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series battle. Dale won his consolation race in preliminary action, which placed him starting from the outside of the third row in the 40-lap headliner. During the course of the caution-free affair, Dale drove past three competitors to nab a solid third place outing behind only victor Randy Weaver and runner-up Derek Ellis. Complete results from last night at Cleveland can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.

 
Dale McDowell on Podium in Both Weekend Shows at Smoky Mountain!

(April 26, 2015) Dale McDowell and the #17m TDR team rolled into Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on April 24-25 for a pair of Super Late Model shootouts. On Friday night, the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) sanctioned a $5,000 to win program. Dale clicked off the second quickest lap in Group A during the time trial session, which placed him starting from the inside of the second row in the 40-lap weekend opener. The Chickamauga, Georgia star then proceeded to run as high as second in the A-Main and eventually earned an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Randy Weaver!

At Smoky Mountain on Saturday evening, the Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals tour presided over a single-day showdown, which boasted a $6,000 winner's check. Dale knocked down the sixth fastest time overall during qualifying and later picked up the win in his consolation race. After rolling off from the outside of the third row in the 50-lapper, "MacDaddy" drove all the way up to second before settling for a third place effort behind only race winner Casey Roberts and runner-up Jimmy Owens. Full results from both weekend battles can be viewed online at www.smokymountainspeedway.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

 
McDowell Rallies Past Twelve Cars in Spring Thaw at Bulls Gap!

(April 19, 2015) Team Dillon Racing (TDR) and driver Dale McDowell ventured to Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Saturday evening, April 18 for the annual running of the 'Spring Thaw.' The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series presided over the one-day showdown at "The Gap" and a $6,000 winner's check was on the line. Dale unfortunately slapped the wall during the qualifying session, but later rallied to fourth in his B-Main to earn the eighteenth starting spot in the 50-lap headliner. The Chickamauga, Georgia standout then proceeded to pick off twelve competitors during the 'Spring Thaw' to salvage a sixth place effort behind only winner Ray Cook, Billy Ogle, Jr., Donald McIntosh, Vic Hill, and Stacy Boles. Complete results can be viewed online at www.carolinaclash.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

 
Dale McDowell Competes in March Meltdown at Boyd's Speedway

(March 22, 2015) Dale McDowell and Team Dillon Racing (TDR) invaded Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Saturday evening, March 21 for 'March Meltdown,' which was sanctioned by the Southern Nationals Bonus Series. Dale qualified second fastest in his group during the time trial session and later scored the win in the dash. After sitting on the pole and leading the first sixteen circuits of the $4,000 to win feature event, Dale unfortunately spun while in the second spot on lap 18 and subsequently retired from the 40-lapper in the nineteenth position. Complete results from last night at Boyd's Speedway can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

 

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