Drown Racing Wraps Up "Speedweeks" at Bubba Raceway Park
19, 2017) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion
of "Speedweeks 2017" concluded tonight with a $10,000
to win affair at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. The annual
running of the 'Bubba Army Winter Nationals' drew a stellar 44 car
field to the 3/8-mile, D-shaped venue. Doug Drown timed in thirteenth
quickest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to running
sixth in his heat race and eighth in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
Doug was unable to make the start in his final "Speedweeks"
main event, which was eventually won by Brandon Sheppard.
Winternationals Nightly Results from
East Bay Raceway Park...
18, 2017) Tonight's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned
'Winternationals' finale at East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, which was
scheduled to pay $12,000 to win, has been washed out and will not
(February 17, 2017)
The penultimate event of the 'Winternationals' took place earlier
this evening at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida. The
points race for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series paid $10,000
to the winner and drew a stout 42 car field. Doug Drown started
his night by posting the seventh fastest time in Group A during
the qualifying session and later finished second in his stacked
heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the third row in
the 50-lapper, Doug drove to the front to lead lap two before eventually
slipping back through the field and winding up sixteenth in the
(February 16, 2017)
The 41st edition of the 'Winternationals' soldiered on tonight at
East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida, as a $7,000 top prize
was on the line for the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series. Doug Drown qualified tenth quickest in Group B during
time trials before running sixth in his heat race and fourth in
his B-Main. After finishing fourth in the Strawberry Dash as well,
Doug was unfortunately forced to watch the 45-lap main event, which
was eventually won by Tim McCreadie.
(February 15, 2017)
Tonight's $7,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle
at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida has succumbed to
Mother Nature and will not be rescheduled. Heavy afternoon rains
deluged the Tampa-area and the track was not able to be worked into
shape to host racing action this evening.
(February 14, 2017)
Another $5,000 windfall greeted the competitors in round two of
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion of the 'Winternationals'
tonight at East Bay (FL) Raceway Park. Doug Drown knocked down the
sixteenth fastest lap in Group B during time trials before placing
seventh in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
Doug was unable to transfer into the 25-lapper, which was eventually
won by Josh Richards.
(February 13, 2017)
The #240 team made their way to East Bay Raceway Park for tonight's
41st Annual 'Winternationals' opener at the Gibsonton, Florida facility.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the dirt-slinging
action at the "Clay by the Bay" and a $5,000 winner's
check was up for grabs. Doug Drown blasted around the 1/3-mile oval
third fastest in Group B during time trials prior to laying claim
to a heat race victory. After starting the 25-lap sprint from the
outside of the front row, Doug unfortunately slipped back through
the field and was eventually placed nineteenth in the final finishing
Super Bowl of Racing Nightly Results
from Golden Isles Speedway...
11, 2017) Night two of the 'Super Bowl of Racing'
doubleheader weekend at Golden Isles (GA) Speedway took center stage
this evening and a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series extravaganza. Doug Drown laid down the
seventh fastest time in Group B during qualifying and later scored
an impressive heat race triumph. After starting the 60-lapper from
the outside of the third row, Doug eventually wound up right where
he started... in the sixth finishing position behind only victor
Josh Richards, Scott Bloomquist, Brandon Overton, Brian Shirley,
and Jonathan Davenport!
(February 10, 2017)
Doug Drown Racing (DDR) lifted the lid to their 2017 campaign tonight
in round one of the annual 'Super Bowl of Racing' at Golden Isles
Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series sanctioned the $10,000 to win opener, which drew a stout
51 car field. Doug Drown timed in seventeenth quickest in Group
A during the qualifying session prior to running fourth in both
his heat race and his B-Main. Unfortunately, Doug was unable to
make the start in the 50-lap feature event, which was won by Brandon
Drown Set to Lift Lid to 2017 Campaign
at Golden Isles & East Bay!
26, 2017) Doug Drown and the #240 team are scheduled
to kick off their version of the 2017 racing season very soon in
Georgia and Florida during "Speedweeks!" Up first is scheduled
to be a trip to Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia on February
10-11 for the annual running of the 'Super Bowl of Racing.' Doug
is then set to sling dirt for six straight nights from February
13-18 during the 41st Annual 'Winternationals' at East Bay Raceway
Park in Gibsonton, Florida. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
will preside over all of the racing action at the "Clay by
the Bay" with winning purses ranging from $5,000 to $12,000.
You can view confirmed race dates for the Doug Drown Racing (DDR)
team by clicking on the SCHEDULE
page of the website!