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.


August 18th, 2018 -
Behind the wheel of the Millikan Smiles #D48 Open Wheel Modified entry, Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday evening for the regular night of racing. Passing six cars in his heat, Groomer streaked to a heat race win positioning him 2nd on the starting grid for the A-Main. Jumping into the lead on the drop of the green flag, Derek led wire-to-wire en route to his seventh win of the season. Tim Prince, James Walters, Josh Boller, and Jay Humphrey Jr completed the Top-5 finishers in the 20-lap affair.

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


August 11th, 2018 -
Wednesday night found Derek Groomer in action at Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky) kicking off the three-day North-South 100 weekend. Drawing 35 Open Wheel Modifieds for the Ralph Latham Memorial, Groomer locked his spot into the opening night feature with a 5th place finish in his heat. With $1,000 on the line, Derek posted an 18th place outing.

The following night in a field of 39 cars, Derek posted a 3rd place finish in his heat earning him the 12th-starting position for the feature. With 20-laps to gain some ground, Groomer reeled in a 6th place finish. (Ryan Roberts photo)

On Friday evening for the North-South 100, Groomer started the night off with a 8-lap heat race victory securing his spot into the $2,000-to-win finale on Saturday night. Falling short of a Top-10 finish, Derek slipped back to an 18th place outing in the 20-lap affair.

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


August 4th, 2018 -
Derek Groomer was one of 27 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday for the weekly racing event. Jumping up two spots in his heat, Groomer scored a 2nd place finish behind James Walters earning him 5th-starting position for the feature. Breaking into a podium spot, Derek passed three cars to place 2nd behind Sydney Landes with Travis Shoulders, James Walters, and Dan Lewellen completing the Top-5 finishers.

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


July 28th, 2018 -
On Thursday evening Derek Groomer was one of 26 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) for the regular night of racing. Jumping up two spots in his heat, Groomer streaked to a heat race win locking him into the 3rd-starting position for the feature. Wheeling his way to the front, Derek Groomer topped James Walters, Jeff Deckard, Kenny Carmichael Sr. and Sydney Landes at the line to pick up his fifth win of the season.

After taking Friday night off, Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night for the Baily Hicks Memorial. Holding his spot in his heat, Derek posted a 3rd place finish positioning him 6th on the starting grid for the feature. Hanging on to a Top-10 finish, Derek Groomer dropped three spots to place 9th.

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


July 21st, 2018 -
Saturday night found Derek Groomer in action at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) competing in a field of 20 Open Wheel Modifieds. Losing one spot in his heat, Groomer recorded a 3rd place finish positioning him 9th on the starting grid for the feature. Falling shy of a Top-10 finish, Derek slipped back to a 13th place outing. (Carey Fox photo)

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


July 14th, 2018 -
Derek Groomer was one of 23 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. Jumping up one spot in his heat, Groomer recorded a 3rd place finish positioning him 7th on the starting grid for the feature. Breaking into the Top-5, Derek improved four spots to place 3rd behind James Walters and Jake Leitzman with Travis Shoulders and Jay Humphrey Jr. completing the Top-5 finishers.

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


July 7th, 2018 -
On Friday evening Derek Groomer was one of 16 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) for the regular night of racing. Passing four cars in his heat, Derek landed a 4th place finish positioning him 7th on the starting grid for the feature. Coming one spot shy of a Top-5 finish, Groomer jumped up one position to place 6th.

The following night at Lawrenceburg Speedway (Lawrenceburg, Indiana), Derek was one of 66 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand for the 7th annual Merrill Downey Memorial. Following the 12th fastest time in his qualifying group, Groomer suffered mechanical issues in his heat race that dropped him to the tail and prevented him from making it out for his B-Main. (Josh James Artwork)

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


June 30th, 2018 -
Behind the wheel of the Jerry Burton Masonry #D48 Open Wheel Modified, Derek Groomer was one of 23 cars signed in at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. Gaining one spot in his heat, Groomer scored a 4th place finish positioning him 12th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Passing ten cars, Derek Groomer reeled in a runner-up finish behind Richie Lex with Brent Hudson, James Walters, and Travis Shoulders rounding out the Top-5.

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


June 23rd, 2018 -
Saturday night found Derek Groomer in action at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) competing in a field of 29 Open Wheel Modifieds. Passing two cars in his heat race, Groomer landed a 2nd place finish behind James Walters locking him into the 4th-starting position for the feature. Wheeling his way to the front, Derek Groomer streaked to his fourth win of the season over James Walters, Carlos Bumgardener, Dan Lewellen, and Jake Leitzman.

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


June 16th, 2018 -
On Saturday night Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) aboard the Groomer Asphalt Paving #D48 entry. Starting the night off with a heat race victory, Derek earned the 4th-starting position for the main event. Dropping one spot, Groomer landed a 5th place finish behind Cole Parker, James Walters, Travis Shoulders, and Jordan Weaver.

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


June 9th, 2018 -
Derek Groomer invaded Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night competing in a field of 20 Open Wheel Modifieds. Passing five cars in his heat race, Groomer landed a runner-up finish behind James Walters positioning him 2nd on the starting grid for the feature. Picking up his third win of the season, Derek topped Travis Shoulders, Jeff Deckard, Josh Boller, and Rob Brickert at the line.

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


May 26th, 2018 -
On Friday evening Derek Groomer was one of 18 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, Illinois) for the Josh Burton Memorial. Gaining one spot in his heat, Groomer streaked to a 10-lap heat race win locking him on the pole for the feature. Hanging on to a podium finish in the 40-lap affair, Derek landed a 3rd place spot behind Ryan Thomas and Jacoby Hines with Jordan Wever and Kent Robinson completing the Top-5 finishers.

The following night at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana), Groomer advanced through the field six spots in his heat to pick up the win. Rolling off 5th for the feature, Derek held his spot for the entire distance notching a 5th place finish behind Jordan Wever, Randy Shuman, James Walters, and Rob Brickert.

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


May 19th, 2018 -
Powering the Jerry Burton Masonry #D48 Open Wheel Modified, Derek Groomer invaded Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday evening for the regular night of racing. With 26 cars on hand, Groomer jumped up two spots in his heat to pick up the win. Earning the 3rd-starting position for the feature, Derek gained one position to place 2nd behind Jordan Wever with James Walters, Tim Prince, and Kenny Carmichael Jr. completing the Top-5 finishers.

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


May 12th, 2018 -
On Saturday night Derek Groomer made the short trip to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) competing in a field of 28 Open Wheel Modifieds. Moving up two spots in his heat, Groomer landed a 3rd place finish locking his spot into the main event. Breaking into the Top-5, Derek passed five cars in the feature reeling in a 4th place finish behind Jamie Lomax, James Walters, and Bradley Sterrett with Dan Lewellen coming in 5th.

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


May 5th, 2018 -
Friday night brought Derek Groomer to Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, Indiana) for the American Modified Series sanctioned JB Robinson Memorial. In a field of 26 cars, Groomer locked his spot into the feature with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Rolling off 12th, Derek improved three spots in the 40-lapper to place 9th.

On Saturday evening Derek stopped at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) for the regular night of racing. Passing four cars in his heat, Groomer landed a 2nd place finish behind Kenny Carmichael Jr. positioning him 5th on the stating grid for the feature. Breaking into a podium spot, Derek reeled in a 3rd place finish behind James Walters with Tim Prince, Kenny Carmichael Jr., and Rob Brickert completing the Top-5 finishers.

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


April 28th, 2018 -
Behind the wheel of the Millikan Smiles #D48 Open Wheel Modified, Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night competing in a field of 27 cars. Passing four cars in his heat, Derek streaked to a heat race victory positioning him 2nd on the starting grid for the feature. Topping the 20-car field, Groomer outran Jay Humphrey Jr., James Walters, Josh McDaniel, and Sydney Landes to register his second straight victory.

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


April 21st, 2018 -
Derek Groomer kicked off the 2018 season on Friday night at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the 10th annual No Way Out 40. In a field of 18 cars, Groomer locked his spot into the A-Main with a heat race victory. Reeling in a podium finish, Derek landed a 3rd place outing behind Devin Gilpin and Ryan Thomas with Michael McKinney and Levi Kissinger completing the Top-5 finishers.

The following night at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana), Derek cruised to a heat race victory positioning him 2nd on the starting grid for the feature. Holding off a hard-charging Tyler Loughmiller late, Groomer reeled in his first win of the season over Loughmiller, Brent Hudson, James Walters, and Lynn Johns.

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


November 15th, 2017 -
The 2017 season saw Derek Groomer compete in a total of 23 events where he visited victory lane four times. Losing six of his scheduled dates to Mother Nature, Groomer collected 15 Top-10 outings and 11 Top-5 finishes.

September 30th, 2017 -
Aboard the Gentle Dentist #D48 Open Wheel Modified entry, Derek Groomer headed to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday competing in a field of 22 Open Wheel Modifieds. Rolling off on the pole of his heat, Derek cruised to heat race victory positioning him 4th on the starting grid for the feature. Working his way into a podium spot, Groomer improved two positions to place 2nd behind Tim Prince with RJ Pruitt, Jeff Deckard, and Richie Lex completing the Top 5 finishers.

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

September 23rd, 2017 - Saturday night brought Derek Groomer to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the 37th annual Jackson 100. In a field of 32 cars, Groomer locked his spot into the feature with a 3rd place finish in his heat race. Falling short of a Top 10 finish in the A-Main, Derek slipped back to a 18th place outing.

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

September 16th, 2017 - Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night for the 14th annual Patriot 100. With 29 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand for the $4,000-to-win A-Main, Derek was running in 4th in the feature until he broke a tie rod on lap-67 ending his night immediately.

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

September 2nd, 2017 - On Saturday night Derek Groomer traveled to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) for the Labor Day special. Improving three positions in his heat, Groomer landed a 3rd place finish positioning him 8th on the starting grid for the feature. Falling short of a Top 10 finish, Derek slipped back to a 19th place outing.

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

August 26th, 2017 - Behind the wheel of the Groomer Asphalt Paving #D48 Open Wheel Modified, Derek Groomer invaded Lawrenceburg Speedway (Lawrenceburg, Indiana) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. Bringing home a Top 5 finish in the feature, Derek registered a 5th place finish in the 20-lapper.

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

August 19th, 2017 - Derek Groomer made the short trip to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night competing in a field of 20 Open Wheel Modifieds. Moving up one spot in his heat race, Derek posted a heat race victory earning him the 6th-staritng position for the feature. Wheeling his way to the front, Groomer soared to his fourth win of the season over Jeff Deckard, Kenny Carmichael Jr., Kenny Carmichael Sr., and Tyler Loughmiller. (Steve Alcorn photo)

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

December 20th, 2016 - Attending a total of 31 events throughout the 2016 season, Derek Groomer reeled in 10 wins. With the weather determining the outcome of four of his dates, Groomer posted 24 Top 10 finishes and 18 Top 5 outings.