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.

August 12th, 2017 - Thursday night found Derek Groomer in action at Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky) for the North-South weekend. With 41 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand, Groomer secured his spot into the opening night feature with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Trent Green. Coming one spot shy of a Top 5 finish in A-Main, Derek posted a 6th place finish.

Returning on Friday night, Groomer scored a 3rd place finish in his 8-lap heat race locking him into the $2,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday evening. With 20 laps to gain some ground, Derek reeled in a 7th place outing.

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

July 29th, 2017 - Aboard the Groomer Asphalt Paving #D48 entry, Derek Groomer visited Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night competing in a field of 24 cars. Moving up two spots in his heat race, Derek landed a runner-up finish behind Josh Boller positioning him 6th on the starting grid for the feature. Wheeling his way into a podium spot, Groomer scored a 3rd place finish behind Richie Lex and Josh McDaniel with Kenny Carmichael Sr. and Kenny Carmichael Jr. completing the Top 5 finishers.

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

July 22nd, 2017 - Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. In a field of 27 Open Wheel Modifieds, Groomer secured his spot into the feature with a 2nd place finish in his heat race behind Jacoby Hines. Starting in 8th, Derek improved four positions to place 4th behind Kenny Wallace, Josh Boller, and Jacoby Hines with RJ Pruitt coming in 5th.

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

July 15th, 2017 - On Saturday night Derek Groomer made the trip to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) competing in a field of 25 Print Worx Open Wheel Modifieds. Starting the night off with a heat race win, Derek secured his spot into the A-Main. With $600 on the line, Groomer dropped back to a 19th place outing.

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

July 8th, 2017 - Powering the Jerry Burton Masonry #D48 Open Wheel Modified, Derek Groomer visited Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night competing in a field of 21 Open Wheel Modifieds. Holding his spot in his heat race, Groomer landed a runner-up finish behind Jay Humphrey Jr. locking him into the 6th-starting position for the feature. Falling short of a Top 10 finish, Derek slipped back to a 19th place outing. (Dan Laycock photo)

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

July 1st, 2017 - Derek Groomer returned to action on Saturday after Friday’s night Fourth of July special was rained out at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) due to wet conditions. With a stout field of 54 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand for the Merrill Downey Memorial, Groomer secured his spot into the $4,444-to-win A-Main with a 2nd place finish in his heat race. Rolling off 9th for the feature, Derek charged through the field seven spots in the 44-lapper to place 2nd behind Lucas Lee with Brad Weick, Joey Kramer, and Matt Hamilton rounding out the Top 5. (Steve Alcorn photo)

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

June 24th, 2017 - After Mother Nature axed his plans for Friday night at Terra Haute Action Track (Terra Haute, Indiana), Derek Groomer headed to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday looking to keep his three-race win streak intact. In a field of 25 cars, Groomer gained three spots in his heat race to place 3rd. Earning the 9th-starting positon for the A-Main, Dereck charged through the field seven spots reeling in a runner-up finish behind James Boller with Jeff Deckard, Kenny Carmichael Sr., and John Grenier Jr. completing the Top 5 finishers.

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

June 17th, 2017 -
Derek Groomer visited Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, Indiana) on Friday night for the Bloomington Speedway Series event. After registering a runner-up finish in his heat race, Groomer ran into mechanical issues in the feature preventing him from finishing.

Saturday night brought Groomer to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) competing in a field of 23 Open Wheel Modifieds. Passing four cars in his heat race, Derek landed a runner-up finish behind John Grenier Jr. locking him into the 2nd-starting position for the feature. Storming to the front, Groomer wheeled his way to his third straight win at the speedway topping Kenny Carmichael Jr., Tyler Loughmiller, John Grenier Jr., and Jay Humphrey Jr. at the finish line.

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


June 10th, 2017 -
Behind the wheel of the Gentle Dentist #D48 Open Wheel Modified, Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night. With 31 cars signed in for battle, Groomer secured his spot into the feature with a heat race win from the 2nd-starting position. Rolling off 3rd, Derek charged his way into the lead early picking up his second straight win over Dan Lewellen, Richie Lex, Kenny Carmichael Sr., and Jay Humphrey Jr.

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


June 3rd, 2017 -
Derek Groomer returned to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) on Saturday night competing in a field of 24 Open Wheel Modifieds. Passing three cars in his heat race, Groomer picked up the win positioning him 3rd on the starting grid for the feature. Wheeling his way to the front, Derek Groomer reeled in his first win of the season topping John Grenier Jr., Kenny Carmichael Sr., Michael Fish, and RJ Pruitt.

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


May 27th, 2017 -
Kicking off the Memorial Day Weekend, Derek Groomer visited Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, Indiana) on Friday night for the annual Josh Burton Memorial. With 25 cars registered in for action, Derek lost four spots in his heat race logging a 6th place finish. Transferring into the B-Main for another shot at the feature, Groomer landed a 3rd place finish locking him into the 18th-starting spot for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top 10, Derek Groomer advanced through the field 11 positions notching a 7th place finish.

Saturday night brought Groomer to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnam, Indiana) to a field of 34 UMP Modifieds. Jumping up one spot in his heat race, Derek scored a 2nd place finish behind Travis Shoulders locking him into the feature. Passing four cars, Derek Groomer reeled in a runner-up spot behind Cole Parker with Kenny Carmichael, Tim Prince, and Kenny Carmichael Jr. rounding out the Top 5.

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


May 12th, 2017 -
On Friday night Derek Groomed made the short trip to Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, Indiana) to a field of 24 Open Wheel Modifieds. Running into trouble before he was even able to get his night started, Groomer suffed motor problems before his heat race preventing the Bloomington, Indiana pilot from competing.

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

April 15th, 2017 -
Derek Groomer returned to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) on Friday evening piloting the Gentle Denist #D48 Open Wheel Modified for the Fan Appreciation Night. In a field of 16 cars, Groomer ran into motor issues early in his heat bringing an early end to his night.

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


April 8th, 2017 -
The 2017 racing season began for Derek Groomer on Saturday at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the regular night of racing. With 31 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in, Groomer scored a 4th place finish in his heat race locking him into the main event. Falling one position short of a Top 5 finish, Derek posted a 6th place spot.

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

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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.

October 22nd, 2016 -
Racing in the final event in the 2016 season, Derek Groomer headed to Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky) on Saturday night for the Fall 50. In a stout field of 54 Open Wheel Modifieds, Groomer secured his spot into the A-Main with a heat race victory. Landing a Top 10 finish in the feature, Derek logged a 10th place spot in the 40-lapper.

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

October 8th, 2016 -
Making his first start of the season in the Super Late Model rank, Derek Groomer returned to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) on Saturday night behind the wheel of Tyler Waltz #81W Super Late Model. Following a 3rd place finish in his heat race, Groomer was an early retiree of the FunFest A-Main after getting taken out by another competitor.

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


September 24th, 2016 -
On Friday Derek Groomer visited to Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana) for the regular night of racing. In a field of 26 Open Wheel Modifieds, Groomer passed three cars in his heat posting a 3rd place finish. Coming from the 7th-starting spot in the feature, Derek charged through the field five positions notching a runner-up finish behind Randy Shuman with Tyler Loughmiller, Kenny Carmichael Sr., and Kenny Carmichael Jr. rounding out the Top 5.

The following night Groomer headed to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the Jackson 100 weekend. With 32 cars signed in, Derek stormed to heat race victory from the 5th-starting position. Rolling off 2nd for the main event, Derek Groomer registered a 3rd place finish behind Devin Gilpin and Matt Boknecht with Victor Lee and Jeremy Owens trailing them across the finish line.

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


September 17th, 2016 - After Friday night rained out, Derek Groomer returned to action on Saturday at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the UMP Modified sanctioned event. With 26 cars signed in, Groomer started the night off with a heat race win giving him the 3rd-starting position for the A-Main. Rumbling to his second straight victory, Derek topped Jeremy Owens, Matt Boknecht, Jacoby Hines, and Peyton Harlow to register his 10th win overall on the season. (Mark Schaefer Photo)

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


December 12th, 2015
- Competing in a total of twenty-eight events, Derek Groomer captured two wins during the 2015 season. With the rain only affecting two of his planned events, Groomer collected an impressive 12 Top 5 finishes. He also ended the season with 19 Top 10 outings.