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April 14, 2018 - On Saturday night Dale McDowell returned with the Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) for the annual Scott Sexton Memorial. With 26 Super Late Models registered in for action, McDowell recorded the fifth fastest time in his qualifying group before placing 3rd in his heat race. Earning the 10th-starting position for the A-Main, Dale worked his way into the Top-5 in the opening 10 circuits and successfully broke into a podium spot by lap-30. Overtaking race-leader Donald McIntosh on lap-44, McDowell held off the 22-car field in the final eight laps to pick up his second straight victory and third overall on the season. Pocketing a $10,052 payday, Dale topped McIntosh, Jimmy Owens, Casey Roberts, and Cory Hedgecock at the line. (Michael Moats photo)

Full results from this event are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

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March 31st, 2018 - Dale McDowell took his Shane McDowell Racing #17m Will Kinzer Foundation/ Sweet-Bloomquist Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model to the winner’s circle on Saturday night with the Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals at Senoia Raceway.

McDowell held off a hard-charging Scott Bloomquist late in the race to score his second $10,000 win of the season.

“The racetrack kind of locked down there in the last few laps,” McDowell said. “I felt pretty good early up top, which is really not my forte, but we was making it work. Hat’s off to Scott, it’s his design stuff, he and Cody (Mallory) and Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars. Thanks to Shane and Sara McDowell as well as all of my sponsors. This is an awesome hot rod that they give me every night.”

Saturday night found Dale McDowell in action at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) with the Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series. In a field of 33 Super Late Models, McDowell registered the fastest time in his qualifying group, which positioned him on the front row for his heat race.

A convincing victory in his heat locked Dale into the second-starting position for the finale.

Jumping into the lead on the opening lap of the feature, Dale held off Scott Bloomquist in the closing laps to capture his second win of the season and a $10,000 payday. Bloomquist, Aaron Ridley, Clint Smith, and Zach Leonhardi completed the Top-5 finishers in the 60-lap affair at the gumbo oval.
(Brian McLeod photo)

Full results from this event are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

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March 24, 2018 - Dale McDowell was one of 44 Super Late Models signed in at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Friday evening after Thursday’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) opener at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee) was rained out. Gaining one spot in his heat race, McDowell landed a 3rd place finish locking him into the 12th-starting position for The Shamrock A-Main. With $12,000 on the line, Dale jumped up six spots in the 50-lapper to place 6th. (Heath Lawson photo)

The following night at East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) for the Bama Bash, Dale logged a 6th place finish in his heat race transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 3 into the feature, McDowell captured a consolation victory positioning him 18th on the starting grid for the $12,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Dale McDowell improved 14 spots in the 50-lap affair reeling in a 4th place finish behind Brandon Sheppard, Scott Bloomquist, and Don O’Neal with Ricky Weiss coming in 5th.

Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

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February 17, 2018 - Monday night brought Dale McDowell and the Shane McDowell Racing team to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) kicking off the UMP DIRTcar Nationals. In a field of 40 Super Late Models, Dale followed up the third fastest time in his qualifying group with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Earning the 10th-starting position for the opening night feature, McDowell improved four spots reeling in a 6th place finish. (Heath Lawson photos)

After Mother Nature wiped out Tuesday’s program, Dale McDowell was one of 51 cars signed in on Wednesday for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season opener. Holding his spot in his heat race, McDowell logged a 7th place finish transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 2 into the opening night feature, Dale retired a 7th place outing.

On Thursday night after laying down the ninth fastest time in his qualifying group, McDowell secured his spot into the feature with the 4th and final transfer spot in his heat race. Rolling off 15th, Dale McDowell methodically navigated his way to the front of the field overtaking race-leader Brandon Sheppard on lap-43 and holding the top spot for the next seven circuits to capture his first win of the season and a $10,000 payday. Sheppard, Jonathan Davenport, Shane Clanton, and Scott Bloomquist completed the Top-5 finishers.

The following night, Dale locked his spot into the A-Main with the 4th and final transfer spot in his heat race. Earning the 13th-starting position, McDowell advanced through the field 10 spots to place 3rd behind Scott Bloomquist and Chris Madden with Mason Zeigler and Brandon Sheppard rounding out the Top-5.

Wrapping up the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals on Saturday, McDowell landed a 3rd place finish in his heat race positioning him 11th on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win finale. Breaking into the Top-10, Dale McDowell gained three spots in the 50-lap affair recording an 8th place finish.

Full results from these events are available at www.DIRTcar.com and www.WoOLMS.com.

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February 11, 2018 - After losing the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series opening weekend at Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Georgia), Dale McDowell headed to Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Florida) on Sunday for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) speed-weeks finale. With 37 cars on hand for the Bubby Army Winternationals, McDowell held his spot in his 10-lap heat race to place 8th. Needing a 3rd place finish or better in his B-Main to make the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Dale logged a 9th place outing.

Full results from this event are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

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December 19th, 2017 - The 2017 season saw Dale McDowell compete in a total of 53 events while visiting victory lane seven times along with and one non-qualifier feature win at Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky) for the North-South 100 weekend. Losing ten of his scheduled dates to Mother Nature, McDowell collected 35 Top-10 outings and 21 Top-5 finishes.

Ahnna Parkhurst attended 67 events while capturing thee wins and one non-qualifier feature victory at Swainsboro Raceway (Swainsboro, Georgia). With the weather affecting four of her events, Ahnna registered 37 Top-10 outings and 22 Top-5 finishes.

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November 12th, 2017 - On Friday night Dale McDowell headed to East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) for the 43rd annual National 100. Laying down the fastest time overall in his qualifying group, McDowell earned the 2nd-starting position for the opening night $5,000-to-win feature. Before the Super Late Model A-Main hit the track, race officials deemed the track conditions unsafe and postponed Friday’s preliminary feature to Saturday. After bringing out a caution on lap-11 in the feature on Saturday afternoon, Dale reeled in a 5th place finish in the remaining laps trailing Jimmy Owens, Kyle Bronson, Tim McCreadie, and Brandon Overton across the finish line.

Later Saturday night, McDowell recorded the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group positioning him 7th on the starting grid for the final preliminary feature. With $5,000 on the line, Dale McDowell was an early retiree from the 43-lap feature after breaking a driveshaft on lap 36. He was credited with a 22nd place outing.

Wrapping up the 43rd annual National 100 on Sunday, Dale was slated to roll off 6th for the main event. After Mother Nature delayed the feature several hours, McDowell overtook Kyle Bronson on lap-56 and held the top spot for the next 12 circuits. With only six cars battling for the top spot in the remaining 32 laps, Dale jumped back into the lead on lap 84 when race-leader Scott Bloomquist pitted for electrical issues. Holding off a charging Bloomquist on the final lap, Dale McDowell captured his seventh win of the season over Bloomquist, Dennis Erb Jr., Ross Bailes, and Tim McCreadie. He was awarded a $20,000 payday for his victory in the 100-lap affair. (DirtonDirt photo)

Full results from these events are available at www.EAMSDirt.com.

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November 4th, 2017 - Thursday night found Shane McDowell Racing in action at the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina) launching off the Textron Off Road World Finals. Drawing 72 Super Late Models for two rounds of qualifying, Dale McDowell timed in fastest overall in his group in both his rounds earning him the pole position for his heat on Friday.

Sending the Top 3 into the opening night World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned feature, Dale cruised to a 10-lap heat race victory earning him the 5th-starting position for the $12,000-to-win A-Main. Holding his spot for all 50-laps, Dale landed a 5th place finish behind Brandon Sheppard, Dennis Erb Jr., Mike Marlar, and Jimmy Owens. (Dave Dalesandro photo)

Rolling off on the pole of his heat on Saturday, Dale streaked to a heat race win positioning him 4th on the starting grid for the finale. With $12,000 on the line, McDowell dropped three spots in the 50-lapper registering a 7th place finish.

Full results from these events are available at www.WoOLMS.com.

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October 21st, 2017 - Kicking off the 37th annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship, Dale McDowell made the trip to Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) on Friday evening for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned weekend. With 72 Super Late Models on hand, McDowell followed up a 7th place finish in his first heat with a heat race victory. Transferring into the B-Main on Saturday for another shot at the $100,000-to-win main event, Dale came up two spots short of a transfer position with a 4th place finish. Earning a spot into the Jim Dunn Memorial non-qualifiers feature, Dale dropped back to a 17th place outing.

Full results from this event are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

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October 14th, 2017 - On Friday night Dale McDowell headed to Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City, Kentucky) for the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series sanctioned Fall Classic. Drawing 34 Super Late Models for the two-day event, McDowell secured his spot into the $15,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday night with the 4th and final transfer spot in his heat race. Rolling off 13th, Dale improved six spots in the 75-lap affair registering a 7th place finish. (Brian McLeod photo)

Full results from this event are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

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December 27th, 2016 - Attending a total of 52 events throughout the 2016, Team Dillon Racing saw Dale McDowell visit victory lane seven times. With the weather determining the outcome of four of his events, McDowell posted 38 Top 10 finishes and 29 Top 5 outings.

Making her way to a total of 52 during the 2016 season, Ahnna Parkhurst reeled in 27 Top 10 outings and six Top 5 finishes.

Austin Dillon registered three Top 10 finishes and one Top 5 outing in four events throughout the season. While his brother Ty attended seven events and notched six Top 10 outings and five Top 5 finishes.

Ryan Gifford placed 10th in his lone event at at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) in February.