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MCDOWELL CLAIMS FIRST WIN OF 2013 WITH BOYDS SPEEDWAY TRIUMPH
1March 9th, 2013 - It was a doubleheader weekend for Team Dillon Racing and Dale McDowell as they competed in Georgia and Tennessee.

On Friday night the action opened with a $4,000-to-win, unsanctioned event at Boyds Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia). Thirty-six Super Late Models entered the program at the 1/4 mile oval, and via time trials Dale locked into the second starting spot alongside, Jonathan Davenport. As the race went green it was Davenport, who took over the lead, and would maintain the top spot until lap 20, when McDowell jumped to the front of the pack. Once out front Dale never looked back on his way to his first win of the 2013 season! He was followed across the line by Davenport, Randy Weaver, Billy Ogle Jr., and Steve Casebolt. Full results are available at www.BoydsSpeedway.net

Saturday evening saw the action shifting to Cleveland Speedway (Cleveland, Tennessee) for the 1annual running of the Shamrock 50, which was sanctioned by the Southern All Stars (SAS) Super Late Model tour. Thirty-nine entries were in the pits, and after winning the second heat race, he earned the second starting spot alongside Randy Weaver for the feature. McDowell assumed control of the lead as the race went green, and held the top spot for the first fourteen laps before Billy Ogle Jr. took control. McDowell and Ogle Jr. battle for the lead for the next handful of laps before McDowell slipped a few spots. At the checkered flag he was credited with a fourth place finish behind race winner, Randy Weaver, Mike Marlar, and Billy Ogle Jr. Full results are available at www.SASDirt.com.