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Darrell McDowell drives the #22 Crate
Late Model Class car. His home track is Granite City Speedway and
Highland Speedway. He lives in Highland, IL.
Team members helping Darrell are:
Andrea - wife, Uncle John Deimer helped with car and trailer,
Father-in-law, Butch Lockbey helped build trailer, KBC Graphix.
Darrell and Andrea McDowell are the car owners.
Darrell started racing in 2007 in the
Hornets Class and then Mods at Clay County Speedway because his Uncle
raced and he went to the races with him as a young boy. His first
win was that same year. Career highlights include his 1st time in
a Modified and Hornet Feature.
The thrill of racing for Darrell is
everything including the competition. His most exciting racing
moment was starting last at Haubstadt and finishing 5th in a major show.
He's most proud that they pay for everything and work on the car through
the week. Darrell will do anything to race.
Darrell's racng heroes are his Uncle
John Deimer and A J Foyt.
Of racing, Darrell says, "It's a great
family sport that may make you want to pull your hair out but at the end
of the day, it's impossible not to love!".
His favorite racing website is