Drown Racing Back in Attica Raceway Park Victory Lane!
23, 2017) Doug Drown and his #240 team were back
in Attica Raceway Park victory lane on Friday evening, April 21
to score their second feature win of 2017 at the Attica, Ohio facility!
Doug won his heat race in preliminary action, but later drew the
eleventh starting spot prior to the drop of the green flag in the
25-lap weekly main event. The Wooster, Ohio ace then stormed to
the front to grab the point on lap 16 and went on to capture the
$1,200 payday over Rusty Schlenk, Ryan Markham, Charlie Duncan,
and Eric Spangler!
On Saturday night, April 22, the Doug Drown Racing (DDR) team rolled
into Hilltop Speedway in Millersburg, Ohio for a $2,000 to win 'Jim
Dunn Memorial Qualifier.' Doug clicked off the fastest lap during
qualifying to earn Fast Time honors and later ran fifth in the fast
dash. After thirty green flag racing laps in the unsanctioned headliner,
"Hammerdown" found himself in the fifth finishing spot
behind only victor Corey Conley, Ryan Markham, JR Gentry, and Tyler
Carpenter. Full results from both weekend shows can be viewed online
Drown Visits Victory Lane for the
First Time in 2017 at Attica!
16, 2017) The Doug Drown Racing (DDR) team recorded
their first victory of the young 2017 racing season on Friday night,
April 14 at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio! Doug Drown won
his heat race from the fifth starting spot and later rolled off
from the outside of the second row in the 25-lap feature event.
The Wooster, Ohio ace drove to the front to grab the point on lap
six and never relinquished the lead en route to the $1,200 triumph
over Eric Spangler, Rusty Schlenk, Charlie Duncan, and Devin Shiels!
On Saturday evening, April 15 at Attica, Doug ran second in his
heat race and seventh in the $1,200 to win Super Late Model main
event. Complete results from the doubleheader weekend at ARP can
be accessed online at www.atticaracewaypark.com.
Doug Drown Debuts New Swartz Car
in Jim Dunn Memorial Qualifier
10, 2017) Doug Drown and his #240 team rolled into
Midway Speedway in Crooksville, Ohio on Sunday, April 9 for a $2,000
to win 'Jim Dunn Memorial' Qualifier. Doug laid down the fifth quickest
time during qualifying prior to running fourth in the Fast Dash.
After starting the 30-lapper from the outside of the second row,
Doug suffered from no power steering on his new Swartz ride through
much of the race and ultimately slipped back to sixth by the time
the checkered flag waved over the field. Complete results from this
unsanctioned event can be found on the track's Facebook page.
Drown Suffers Mechanical Woes While
Leading Mansfield's Opener...
26, 2017) Doug Drown Racing (DDR) returned to dirt-slinging
action on Saturday evening, March 25 in the 'Triple Crown Spring
Series' opener at the dirt-covered Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield,
Ohio. Doug Drown advanced one spot to finish fourth in his heat
race and later started the $5,000 to win main event from the inside
of the fourth row. The Wooster, Ohio ace then blasted to the race
lead on lap three and held the point for four circuits until unfortunately
dropping a driveshaft. The mechanical woes dropped Drown to eleventh
in the final finishing order of the 30-lapper. Full results from
Mansfield Motor Speedway can be accessed online at www.mansfieldmotorspeedway.com.
Doug 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