Doug Drown Hopes To
Continue Sizzling Season On Big Stage!
By Kevin Kovac World of Outlaws Late Model
Series PR Director
22, 2013) Doug Drown is ready to give his sizzling
season a serious heat check this Friday night (May 24) in the
World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Buckeye 50' at NAPA Auto
Parts Wayne County Speedway.
A winner in six of his last seven starts over the past month,
the 30-year-old driver from Wooster, Ohio, enters Friday's action
at the three-eighths-mile oval as the hottest dirt Late Model
driver in the Buckeye State. But can he continue his run of
success against a field filled with some of the division's biggest
national names? | more
Drown Continues Hot
Streak with Two More Feature Wins!!!
19, 2013) The Sean Weekley Racing (SWR) team and driver
Doug Drown knocked down two more feature wins over the May 17-18
weekend in their home state of Ohio. On Friday night at the
Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio, Doug won his heat race
in preliminary action and later took home the $1,000 payday
in the weekly Late Model feature event over Keith Berner, Ryan
Markham, Keith Barbara, and Corey Conley!
At the Hilltop Speedway in Millersburg, Ohio on Saturday evening,
the ADRA Series rolled into town to sanction a $2,000 to win
program. Doug laid down the quickest lap during the qualifying
session and ran second in the dash to earn the outside front
row starting spot for the 30-lapper. The Wooster, Ohio ace then
grabbed the point around the halfway mark in the race and drove
to his seventh victory of 2013 over JR Gentry, George Lee, Charlie
Duncan, and Todd Brennan. Full results can be viewed online
(Diane Bemiller Photo)
Doug Drown Gets Win
#5 of 2013 at WVMS!!!
(May 12, 2013) Wooster, Ohio ace Doug Drown
and the Sean Weekley Racing (SWR) team racked up their fifth
feature win of 2013 on Saturday night, May 11 at the reconfigured
West Virginia Motor Speedway in Mineral Wells, West Virginia!
Doug won his heat race in preliminary action and later started
the 15-lap Super Late Model feature event from the pole position.
He then led each and every circuit of the A-Main to score the
dominating $2,000 victory. Complete results from WVMS can be
viewed online at www.wvspeedway.com.
Drown and SWR Pocket
$12,000 for Southern 100 Triumph!!!
5, 2013) Doug Drown picked up the biggest win of his
career on Saturday night, May 4 at the Southern Ohio Speedway
in Wheelersburg, Ohio, as he won the 18th Annual 'Southern 100!'
Doug ran fifth in heat race action, but later finished sixth
in the dash to earn the outside third row starting spot for
the 60-lap main event. During the course of the unsanctioned
race, the Wooster, Ohio ace grabbed the point on lap 26 from
leader Steve Francis and held the top spot for much of the remainder
of the distance. When the dust had settled at SOS, Doug was
celebrating a $12,000 triumph for beating R.J. Conley, Mike
Marlar, Josh McGuire, and Austin Hubbard to the checkers!
On Friday evening, May 3 at Southern Ohio Speedway, a $4,000
top prize was on the line in the 'Southern 100' Qualifier. Doug
laid down the fastest lap in his group during the time trial
session and was leading his heat race until an unfortunate incident
with a lapped car. After battling back to grab a fourth place
finish in his prelim, Doug then blasted past eleven competitors
during the 40-lapper. The Sean Weekley Racing (SWR) #63 machine
crossed the finish line in the fourth spot behind only winner
Steve Francis, Jonathan Davenport, and Bobby Pierce. Complete
results from the big weekend in Wheelersburg can be viewed online
(Roy D. Walker Photo)
SWR Sweeps Weekend
for $3,000 at Midway & Hilltop!
(April 28, 2013) The 2013 win total for the
Sean Weekley Racing (SWR) team now stands at three following
a weekend sweep in their home state of Ohio! On Friday night,
April 26 at the Midway Speedway in Crooksville, Ohio, Doug Drown
timed in sixth quickest during qualifying and later ran second
in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the
third row in the unsanctioned A-Main, Doug stormed to the front
to record the $2,000 victory over Donnie Moran, Michael Davis,
Andy Bond, and Sam Stile.
At the Hilltop Speedway in Millersburg, Ohio on Saturday evening,
April 27, Doug laid down the quickest lap during the qualifying
session prior to finishing fifth in the inverted dash. The Wooster,
Ohio ace then blasted from the fifth starting spot to claim
the $1,000 weekly triumph at Hilltop!
Runner-Up for Doug
Drown at Hilltop Speedway!
(April 21, 2013) Doug Drown and the #63 SWR
team rolled into the Hilltop Speedway in Millersburg, Ohio on
Saturday night, April 20 for a $2,000 to win unsanctioned program.
Doug posted the fastest lap during the qualifying session and
later placed second in the dash. The Wooster, Ohio ace then
enjoyed a strong run during the A-Main and eventually crossed
underneath the checkers in the second spot behind only winner
Tyler Carpenter. Complete results from Hilltop last night can
be viewed online at www.hilltopspeedway.org.
SWR Flexes Muscle During
Mike Sampson Memorial
14, 2013) The Sean Weekley Racing (SWR) team and driver
Doug Drown wound up at the I-77 Raceway Park in Ripley, West
Virginia on Saturday, April 13. The unsanctioned 'Mike Sampson
Memorial' took place at the Mountaineer State venue and a $2,007
top prize was on the line. Doug laid down the fastest lap during
the qualifying session and later won the dash to earn the pole
position for the night's 37-lap main event. The Wooster, Ohio
ace then led 2/3 of the A-Main distance before finishing a strong
runner-up behind only winner Chris Garnes. Complete results
from the 'Mike Sampson Memorial' can be viewed online at www.racei77.com.
Drown Sets NTR in Qualifying
at Southern Ohio Speedway!
(April 7, 2013) Wooster, Ohio native Doug Drown
and the #63 SWR team trekked south to the Southern Ohio Speedway
in Wheelersburg, Ohio on Saturday, April 6 for the track's season
opening event. Doug set a New Track Record of 16.071 seconds
during the qualifying session and later ran a close second in
his heat race. He was then battling for the lead during the
$2,000 to win feature event when he slipped a little high and
smacked the outside retaining wall. The result was a broken
shock and Doug was forced to retire in the ninth position of
the 25-lapper. Full results from SOS can be accessed online
Doug Drown Dazzles
Hilltop Field to Garner First Win of '13
31, 2013) Doug Drown and the Sean Weekley Racing (SWR)
team returned to action in a big way on Saturday night, March
30 at the Hilltop Speedway in Millersburg, Ohio! Doug laid down
the fastest lap during the qualifying session and later finished
third in the dash after getting inverted four spots. The Wooster,
Ohio ace then started the weekly Dirt Late Model main event
from the inside of the second row and grabbed the point on lap
five. Doug went on to dominate the remainder of the distance
en route to the $1,000 victory! Full results can be viewed online
Results from East Bay Raceway Park
16, 2013) A busy day wrapped up the 'DART Winternationals'
today for the #63 team, as a $7,000 to win afternoon show at
East Bay Raceway Park took place before the $10,000 to win finale
at night. During the afternoon affair, Doug Drown finished seventh
in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main, which unfortunately
kept him out of the 35-lap feature event. At night, Doug ran
second in heat race action and advanced all the way up to second
in the 60-lapper before an untimely flat tire helped drop him
to a disappointing sixteenth place effort.
(February 15, 2013) Doug Drown nearly recorded
his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series triumph tonight at
the East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida! After timing
in third quickest in his group during qualifying and winning
his stacked heat race, Doug rolled off from the outside of the
front row in the $10,000 to win feature event. The Wooster,
Ohio ace then paced the stellar field for the first 38 circuits
before giving up the point to Don O'Neal. Doug hounded O'Neal
throughout the remainder of the 50-lap distance, but was forced
to settle for an impressive runner-up performance.
(February 14, 2013) Tonight's $7,000 to win
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdown at the "Clay
by the Bay" has been rained-out. Series officials announced
that this show will take place on Saturday afternoon, February
16, as part of a day-night doubleheader. More news available
(February 13, 2013) The Sean Weekley Racing
(SWR) team was back in action tonight in a rain-marred 'DART
Winternationals' event at the East Bay Raceway Park. Doug Drown
laid down the sixth quickest lap in his group during Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series qualifying and later grabbed the fourth
and final transfer spot in his loaded heat race. After rolling
off from the outside of the eighth row in the $7,000 to win
feature event, Doug earned Hard Charger honors by passing ten
competitors in 27 circuits before the race was called due to
rain. The Wooster, Ohio native finished a solid sixth behind
only winner Dennis Erb, Jr., Tyler Reddick, Eric Jacobsen, Mike
Marlar, and Jimmy Owens.
(February 12, 2013) Round two of the 'DART
Winternationals' took place tonight at East Bay and another
$5,000 top prize was on the line. Doug Drown unfortunately suffered
a flat tire during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying
and did not post an official time, but was later able to move
up to seventh in his heat race. After grabbing the second transfer
spot in his B-Main, Doug rolled off from the outside of the
tenth row in the 25-lap main event. The Wooster, Ohio ace then
climbed up three spots during the A-Main on his way to a seventeenth
(February 11, 2013) Doug Drown and the Sean
Weekley Racing (SWR) team opened up their 2013 campaign tonight
in the 'Winternationals' lid lifter at the East Bay Raceway
Park in Gibsonton, Florida. Doug timed in tenth quickest in
his group during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying,
but did not get much luck after that. He was caught up in a
heat race incident that dropped him to an eleventh place finish
and later wound up ninth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Doug
was not able to advance into tonight's $5,000 to win feature
event, which was won by Dennis Erb, Jr.