10 Things You Didn’t Know About … Dale McDowell


“10 Things You Didn’t Know About ….” will be a regular feature throughout the 2017 racing season in which drivers and other dirt racing personalities will be asked ten random questions that will allow fans to learn more about the personalities of the people involved in this sport.

Dale McDowell

Today’s Feature: Dale McDowell

Date of Birth: May 18, 1966

Hometown: Chickamauga, GA

Position: Driver of the No. 17 Super Late Model

Answers to the following questions will appear in red.

  1. What was your first personal vehicle?

A 1969 Volkswagen Beetle. It was like a maroon color.

  1. What type of music do you listen to?

I’m a mix of older country and classic rock

  1. What is your favorite pro or college sports team?

I guess my favorite college team would be Georgia because I’m surrounded by Georgia fans.

  1. What hobby do you have away from the track?

I’ve got several toys. I’ve got a Harley that I’ve had since 1997 and it’s got about 5,000 miles on it so I don’t get to ride it very much.

  1. If you had a free vacation to anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Bora Bora sounds good

  1. What is your all-time favorite movie or television show?

Stuff like Andy Griffith that we grew up watching. And I like the Big Bang Theory now.

  1. Who is a non racer you admire(living or dead)?

My mother, Renva McDowell

Dale McDowell’s No. 17

  1. What is your favorite restaurant?


  1. Name a skill or ability you wish you had.

I definitely no good at singing so I’d say that.

  1. Are you a late sleeper or an early riser?

I used to be a late sleeper. But as I’ve gotten older, I have become an early riser.


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