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57m Mitch Dowhower          Updated by Driver: 2/7/2013
Proofed by Staff: 2/8/2013

 Driver Information
Hometown: SiouxCity,IA
Birthdate: 7/17/82
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 240
Email Address: mdowhower@gmail.com
Marital Status: Married - Sheena
Employer: NWAEA
Job: Network Administrator
Year Started Racing: 1999
Total Years Racing: 13

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: Terminator Chassis by Harris
Motor: Essig
Crew Chief: Hal Dowhower
Crew: Dad, Butch, Steve.
Sponsors & Support: J&J's Pronto, Flyin' J Fab, Essig Racing Engines, SAPP Bros Petroleum, MAD Photography, Bosch Paint & Body, ArtWorks Graphics by Mobile Image, Terminator Chassis by Harris.

 Tracks & Series
Boone Speedway (IA) - Stock Car #57m
Buena Vista Raceway (IA) - Stock Car #57m
Beatrice Speedway (NE) - Stock Car #57m
Interstate Speedway (SD) - Stock Car #57m

 Awards & Accomplishments
2000 - First Feature win at Interstate Speedway in Jefferson, SD in IMCA Hobby Stock.

2001 - B Feature win in 2001 IMCA Super Nationals, A Feature qualifier for October Fest in Beatrice in IMCA Hobby Stock.

2002 - 2 Feature wins and 3rd in Points including the inaugural race win at Blackbird Bend Speedway in Onawa, IA, voted most improved IMCA Hobby Stock driver at Interstate Speedway.

2003 - 4 Feature wins and 2nd in Points at Blackbird Bend Speedway, Midwest IMCA Stock Car Championship, Hobby Stock Feature win.

2004 - Moved up to 360 B-Mods. 2 Feature wins, Top 10 in Points at Blackbird Bend and Park Jefferson, honored as Most Improved Driver.

2005 - Moved up to IMCA Modified with 3 heat race wins and a Top 4 at Blackbird Bend.

2006 - Ran half a year IMCA Modified and half a year IMCA Stock Car.

2007 - 2nd in Track Points at Park Jefferson, IMCA Stock Car South Dakota State Points Championship.

2008 - 2 Feature wins at Park Jefferson, 2 Feature wins at Raceway Park, 1 Feature win at Blackbird Bend and qualified for the IMCA Super Nationals A Feature.

 Career Summary
I enjoyed watching NASCAR on TV with my dad when I was younger. I knew nothing about dirt racing until I was 13, but from then on I knew what I wanted to do. I built my first race car when I was 16 and now I enjoy it even more than I did then!
 Racing Goals
I get a lot of enjoyment out of the fact that racing is a family sport.
 Other Interesting Team Information
When I was younger my favorite two numbers were 7 and 5. The 7 was for my favorite race car driver, Alan Kulwicki. When Alan lost his life I became a Terry Labonte fan, and that's where the 5 comes from. For a while, my car number was 57 (from my football number).

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