1August 24th, 2013 - Derek traveled to Lawrenceburg Speedway (Lawrenceburg, Indiana) on Saturday night for an UMP Open Wheel Modified Series event that was held in conjunction with the Whiskey 50, which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) at the state-of-the-art oval.

Twenty-seven competitors entered the event, and a 5th to 2nd run in his heat race locked Groomer into the pole position for the feature. He raced at the front of the pack throughout the event before registering a 3rd place finish behind race winner, Matt Hamilton, and Pete Holt.

Full results from the racing program are available at www.LawrenceburgSpeedway.com.

1August 10th, 2013 - Derek Groomer enjoyed a strong outing over the weekend in his #04 Gentle Dentist/Larry Shaw Open Wheel Modified in the 31st Annual Sunoco North/South 100 at Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky).

The $1,000-to-win, special event drew a stout field of 40 entries to the 1/2 mile oval, and Groomer started his weekend by winning his heat race to earn the 5th starting spot for the finale on Saturday evening. He raced in the top five throughout the event before crossing the finish line in 3rd behind race winner, Kent Robinson, and Tommy Bailey.

Full results from the program are available at www.FlorenceSpeedway.com.

1August 3rd, 2013 - While rain has been wreaking havoc with Derek Groomer's schedule once again over the past month he was able to return to action on Saturday night with a UMP Open Wheel Modified program at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) on Saturday night.

Twenty-three competitors entered the event, and after winning his heat race Groomer locked into the 3rd starting spot for the feature. During the course of the main event he would slip to a 7th place finish.

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