April 28, 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 21, 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.