1March 23rd, 2013 - It was back to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) on Saturday night for Derek Groomer as he took on a talented field of thirty-seven, UMP Open Wheel Modified competitors in the 16th Annual Indiana Ice Breaker. A big number at the pill draw left Groomer starting ninth on the grid for the second heat race, and while he advanced to a sixth place finish, he still fell short of locking into the feature. As a result he ran the b-main, where he finished second to earn the twentieth and final starting spot for the main event.

In the feature he mounted a solid charge as he advanced ten positions to finish in the tenth spot. Full results from the event are available at www.BrownstownSpeedway.com.

1March 16th, 2013 - Derek opened his 2013 season on Saturday night at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) in the season opener for the legendary oval. With thirty-one Open Wheel Modifieds in the pits. Heat race action found Groomer piloting his #D48 Larry Shaw Open Wheel Modified to a fourth place finish after starting sixth. As a result he started thirteen in the feature and would go on to advance seven spots on his way to a sixth place finish behind race winner, Devin Gilpin, Ryan Thomas, Chad Combs, Nick Allen, and Broc Burton.

Overall it was a solid 2013 opener for Groomer Motorsports. Full results are available at www.BrownstownSpeedway.com.