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December 2, 2019 - The 2019 season has come to an end for Shane McDowell Racing and it was another good year. Dale McDowell competed in 49 events with SMR this year earning 6 wins, 22 top 5’s and 37 top 10’s with an overall average finish of 7.3.

This was all possible because of our great Sponsors, Fans, Friends and Family...E-Z-GO, Cometic Gaskets Inc., Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, Will Kinzer Foundation, Quality Natural Gas, Kinzer Drilling Co., C & S Transportation, Waddell Transfer Inc, Sweet-Bloomquist Chassis, Clements Race Engines, Ahnna Parkhurst Racing & Kinzer Motorsports.

Special thanks to Jimmy Cabral, Todd Moser, Tyler “Kenny” Moore, David Curtis & Chad Robinson.

See you at the Volusia Speedway DIRTCar Nationals Feb 10-15 2020!

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November 30, 2019 - Shane McDowell Racing and Dale McDowell invaded Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Georgia) on Friday evening for the Thanksgiving weekend doubleheader. Drawing 20 cars for the Gobbler 100, McDowell laid down the fastest lap overall in time trials which positioned him on the pole for the opening night feature. With $5,000 on the line, Dale set a comfortable pace for the first 25 laps but engine woes dropped him from the lead on lap 26. He was credited with a 15th-place finish.

The following night for the $15,000 top prize, Dale locked his spot into the finale with the fourth fastest lap in time trials. Starting on the second row, McDowell gained one spot in the 75-lap affair to place 3rd behind Scott Bloomquist and Brandon Overton with Michael Page and Spencer Hughes rounding out the Top-5.
(Richard Barnes photo)

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

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November 9, 2019 - On Thursday evening Dale McDowell was one of 69 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries on hand at Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina) for the Can-Am World Finals. With Mother Nature condensing Thursday’s qualifying session to one round, Dale followed up the ninth fastest time on his first lap with the third fastest time.

Falling one spot shy of a transfer position in his heat on Friday with a 4th place outing, McDowell went on to place 2nd in his B-Main behind Ricky Weiss which positioned him 23rd on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $12,000 on the line, Dale passed ten cars in the 50-lap affair to place 13th.

Starting on the pole of his heat race on Saturday night, Dale secured his spot into the $12,000-to-win finale with a runner-up finish behind Ricky Weiss. Passing eight cars in the 50-lap affair, McDowell advanced up to a 3rd finish behind Jimmy Owens and Weiss with Mike Marlar and Chris Madden trailing them to the checkers. (Brent Smith photo)

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

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October 19, 2019 - Dale McDowell returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Friday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) behind the wheel of Brandon Kinzer’s No. 18M Super Late Model entry for the 39th annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship. In a field of 66 cars, McDowell recorded the ninth fastest time in his qualifying group before placing 6th in his heat race.

Transferring into the B-Main on Saturday night for another shot at the $100,000-to-win main event, Dale fell two spots short with a 5th place finish. Earning a spot into the Jim Dunn Memorial non-qualifiers’ feature, McDowell captured the 25-lap victory over Jared Hawkins.

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

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October 12, 2019 - On Friday evening Shane McDowell Racing and Dale McDowell headed to Tri-County Racetrack (Brasstown, North Carolina) for Schaeffer’s Fall Nationals sanctioned Tar Heel 50. Following the second fastest lap in his time trial group, McDowell scored a 4th place finish in the Dash which positioned him 4th on the starting grid for the $10,053-to-win A-Main. Improving one spot in the 53-lap affair, Dale notched a 3rd place finish behind Brandon Overton and Kyle Hardy with Donald McIntosh and Kenny Collins rounding out the Top-5.

The following night at Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned Dixie Shootout, Dale streaked to a 10-lap heat race victory locking his spot into the main event. With $12,000 on the line, McDowell dropped three spots in the 60-lap affair to place 6th. (Heath Lawson photo)

Sunday’s Rome Showdown at Rome Speedway (Rome, Georgia) fell victim to Mother Nature.

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

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October 5, 2019 - Saturday night found Dale McDowell in action at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned program. In a field of 25 cars, Dale jumped up one spot in his heat to place 4th. Earning the 12th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main, McDowell passed four cars in the 50-lapper reeling in an 8th place finish. (Michael Moats photo)

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