September 1, 2019 - Friday night saw Derek Groomer kick off the Labor Day weekend at Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, Indiana) competing in a field of 22 UMP Modifieds. Falling short of a Top-10 finish in the feature, Groomer logged a 15th place outing.

On Saturday evening at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana), Groomer rumbled to his seventh win of the season in the feature. (Mark Schaeffer photo)

The following night at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) for the Earl Baltes Classic, Derek came in 9th in his heat before scratching from his B-Main.

Full results from these events are available at www.BloomingtonSpeedway.com, www.BrownstownSpeedway.com, and www.EldoraSpeedway.com.

August 23, 2019 - On Friday night Derek Groomer returned to action at Paragon Speedway (Paragon, Indiana) piloting his Millikan Smiles No. D48 Open Wheel Modified. Passing five cars in his heat, Groomer streaked to a heat race victory which positioned him 6th on the starting grid for the main event. Outrunning James Walters, Derek soared to his sixth win of the season over Walters, Jake Leitzman, Jeff Deckard, and Roby Brickert.

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

August 17, 2019 - Derek Groomer invaded Paragon Speedway (Paragon, Indiana) on Friday evening competing in a field of 19 UMP Modifieds. Passing five cars in his heat, Groomer streaked to a heat race victory locking his spot into the opening night feature. Rolling off 3rd, Derek jumped up one spot to place 2nd behind Will Krup with James Walters, Dustin Beck, and Jordan Wever trailing them to the checkers. 

On Saturday night at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana), Derek recorded a 3rd place finish in his heat which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Groomer gained five spots reeling in a 3rd place finish behind James Walters and Jimmie Haager with Rob Brickert and Jeff Deckard rounding out the Top-5.

Full results from these events are available at www.ParagonSpeedway.com and www.LincolnParkSpeedway.com.

August 3, 2019 - Friday night saw Derek Groomer return to action at Paragon Speedway (Paragon, Indiana) piloting his Groomer Asphalt Paving No. D48 Open Wheel Modified entry. Jumping up two spots in his heat, Groomer scored a runner-up finish behind Nathan Voorhies which positioned him 4th on the starting grid for the main event. Topping polesitter Tyler Loughmiller, Derek Groomer charged to fifth win of the season over Loughmiller, Jake Leitzman, James Walters, and Jeff Deckard.

The following night at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the Hall of Fame Classic, Derek locked his spot into the A-Main with a 3rd place finish in is heat. Reeling in a Top-5 finish in the feature, Groomer scored a 5th place spot behind Nick Hoffman, Jacoby Hines, Ryan Thomas, and Earl Plessinger.

Full results from these events are available at www.ParagonSpeedway.com and www.BrownstownSpeedway.com.

July 27, 2019 - On Saturday evening Derek Groomer was one 22 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the seventh annual Paul Crockett Memorial. After starting the night off with a heat race victory, Groomer scored a 3rd place finish in the feature behind Ryan Thomas and Jacoby Hines with Caleb Demoss and Jimmy Haager rounding out the Top-5.

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

July 20, 2019 - Saturday night found Derek Groomer in action at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) competing in a field of 18 Open Wheel Modifieds. After starting the night off with a heat race victory, Derek dropped ten spots in the feature logging a 10th place outing.

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

July 13, 2019 - Derek Groomer invaded Paragon Speedway (Paragon, Indiana) on Friday night piloting his Millikan Smiles No. D48 Open Wheel Modified for the Johnson Memorial. Jumping up one spot in his heat, Groomer captured a heat race win locking his spot into opening night feature. Rolling off 4th, Groomer wheeled his way to the front to pick up his fourth win of the season over James Walters, Jeff Deckard, Jake Leitzman, and Jordan Wever.

On Saturday night at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana), Derek came in 2nd in his heat behind Rob Brickert which positioned him 6th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Falling short of a Top-10 finish, Groomer slipped back to a 17th place outing.

Full results from these events are available at www.ParagonSpeedway.com and www.LincolnParkSpeedway.com.

June 29, 2019 - After a pair of rainouts, Derek Groomer traveled to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday evening for the regular night of racing. Passing eight cars in his heat, Groomer streaked to a heat race victory which positioned him on the pole for feature. He went on to retire early from the A-Main.

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

June 8, 2019 - Derek Groomer was one of 19 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday evening for the regular night of racing. After starting the night off with a heat race victory from the 4th-starting position, Derek dropped one spot in the feature to place 6th.

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

June 1, 2019 - On Saturday evening Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) powering his Groomer Asphalt Paving No. D48 Open Wheel Modified entry. Holding his spot in his heat, Groomer scored a 3rd place finish which positioned him 7th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Pacing his way to the front, Derek soared to his third win of the season over Jake Leitzman, Tyler Loughmiller, Jordan Wever, and R.J. Pruitt.

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

May 25, 2019 - Friday night found Derek Groomer in action at Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, Indiana) for the Josh Burton Memorial. Competing in a field of 25 Open Wheel Modifieds, Groomer suffered mechanical issues early in the feature that saw him retire early.

The following night at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana), Derek passed five spots in his heat to pick up the win. Starting the feature in 3rd, Groomer held off 6th-starting Jordan Weaver to record his second win of the season over Weaver, Tim Prince, Tyler Loughmiller, and R.J. Pruitt.

Full results from these events are available at www.BloomingtonSpeedway.com and www.LincolnParkSpeedway.com.

May 18, 2019 - Derek Groomer traveled to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night powering his Millikan Smiles #D48 Open Wheel Modified entry. In a field of 15 cars, Groomer gained three spots in his heat to pick up the win. Outrunning eight-starting Jordan Wever in the feature, Derek streaked to his first win of the season over Wever, Rob Brickert, Jake Leitzman, and Tyler Loughmiller.

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

April 13, 2019 - Derek Groomer invaded Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night competing in a field of 14 cars. Improving three spots in his heat, Groomer posted a 3rd place finish positioning him 5th on the starting grid for the feature. Gaining one spot, Derek landed a 4th place finish behind Jamie Lomax, James Walters, and Randy Shuman with Jeff Deckard coming in 5th.

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

April 6, 2019 - Derek Groomer was one of 24 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night for the season-opener. Jumping up one spot in his heat, Groomer scored a 2nd place finish behind Dylan Woodling earning him the 4th-starting position for the A-Main. Improving two spots, Derek Notched a runner-up finish behind Woodling with Richie Lex, James Walters, and Matt Mitchell completing the Top-5 finishers.

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

March 23, 2019 - Saturday night saw Derek Groomer kick off the 2019 season at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the 11th annual No Way Out 40. In a field of 14 Open Wheel Modifieds, Groomer locked his spot into the main event with a 3rd place finish in his heat. With $1,100 on the line in the feature, Derek posted a 7th place spot. (Josh James Artwork)

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

December 10, 2018 - Traveling to a total of 30 events during the 2018 season, Derek Groomer captured 11 wins aboard his Millikan Smiles/ Groomer Asphalt Paving #D48 Open Wheel Modified entry. With Mother Nature determining the outcome of two of his scheduled dates, Groomer tallied 25 Top-10 outings and 21 Top-5 finishes.

September 29, 2018 - On Saturday evening Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) for the regular night of racing. With 17 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand, Groomer landed a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Tim Prince locking him into the 2nd-starting position for the feature. Continuing his red-hot month of September, Derek outran Tim Prince, Richie Lex, James Walters, and Jay Humphrey Jr. to pick up his 11th win of the season.

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


September 23, 2018 - Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night competing in a field of 19 Open Wheel Modifieds. Jumping up one spot in his heat, Groomer landed a runner-up finish behind Jay Humphrey Jr. positioning him on the pole for the feature. Holding off 4th-starting Jay Humphrey Jr., Derek Groomer streaked to his 10th win of the season in the feature topping Humphrey Jr., Rob Brickert, Jake Leitzman, and Tyler Loughmiller.

On Sunday Groomer stopped at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the Jackson 100. In a field of 29 cars, Derek locked his spot into the main event with a heat race victory. Reeling in his third straight win and 11th overall, Derek Groomer ousted Tyler Nicely, Earl Plessinger, Jeremy Owens, and Jordan Wever at the line claiming the $1,000 payday

Full results from these events are available at www.LincolnParkSpeedway.com and www.BrownstownSpeedway.com.


September 15, 2018 - Piloting the Bloomfield Sandblasting and Painting #D48 Open Wheel Modified, Derek Groomer was one of 21 cars signed in at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. After starting the night off with a heat race victory, Groomer outran Brent Hudson, James Walters, Rob Brickert, and Richie Lex in the feature registering his ninth win of the season.

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


September 2, 2018 - Saturday night saw Derek Groomer in action at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indian) competing in a field of 30 Open Wheel Modifieds. Moving up three spots in his heat, Groomer scored a 2nd place finish behind Sydney Landes positioning him on the pole for the A-Main. Holding off 4th-starting Jordan Wever, Derek cruised to his eighth win of the season topping Wever, Tyler Loughmiller, Richie Lex, and Dan Lewellen at the line.

The following night Groomer made his first start of the season at Twin Cities Raceway Park (Mount Vernon, Indiana) but failed to finish the 30-lap feature after suffering mechanical issues.

Full results from these events are available at www.LincolnParkSpeedway.com and www.TwinCitiesTrack.com.