April 21st, 2017 - 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.