Dale McDowell Attends Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway

June 10th, 2017 - Shane McDowell Racing made the trek to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) on Thursday night with Dale McDowell competing in the 23rd running of the Dirt Late Model Dream. With 79 Super Late Models registered in for battle, McDowell locked his spot into the opening night UMP DIRTcar sanctioned preliminary feature with a 3rd place finish in his heat race. Breaking into the Top 10, Dale jumped up four positions in the 25-lapper recording an 8th place spot.

Returning on Friday night for another round of preliminary features, McDowell edged his way into the $10,000-to-win A-Main with the 5th and final transfer spot in his heat race. Coming two positions shy of a Top 5 finish, Dale charged through the field 11 spots reeling in a 7th place outing.

On Saturday rolling off 3rd in his heat race, McDowell lost one spot to place 4th, sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the $100,000-to-win finale. Transferring the Top 4 out of the consolation event and into the show, Dale cruised to a B-Main win locking him into the 21st-starting spot for the 23rd annual Dirt Late Model Dream. With 100-laps to work his way through the front, Dale McDowell wheeled his way through the field 15 spots recording a solid 6th place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

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