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Welcome to the official site of race car driver Derrick Townes!

Derrick is currently an active member of the Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod Association and, in his second year (2010), ended the season number three (3) in points. He currently drives a Pro Mod 1968 Camaro built by Vanishing Point Race Cars in Telford, PA, (a company that currently holds the world record ET and MPH in Pro Mod racing), with a supercharged, blown-alcohol motor that produces over 2500 horsepower. His best elapsed time to date is 6.21 seconds @ 232 mph in the ¼ mile, and he continues to learn and grow as well as improve his driving and tuning abilities. Feel free to browse this site for any racing information in regards to Derrick Townes. On this site you will find pictures, racing schedules and information, car specifications, his biography, and his official blog.

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Derrick Townes To Attend The Northeast Custom Car Show Pro Mod Alley

Pro Mod Alley Northeast Custom Car Show

Last year at the Inagural Northeast Car Show Nationals Derrick Townes made a huge impact on the spectators with his 68 Superchraged Camaro taking awards in his class with a best of celebrity choice by car show super model Jessica Barton. Derrick returns to Pro Mod Alley again f... Read More!


 


Up Next for Townes Motorsports - Northeast Outlaw Pro Mods Spring Test and Tune Extravaganza and Quick 8 Race at Maryland International Raceway’s (MIR) April 8th-10th

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Video Interview of NEOPMA Sponsor, Team Owner and Driver Derrick Townes

Interview with Derrick Townes discussing year in review, and future plans of the Pro Mod Team. Click on image to watch video.


Townes Motorsports is also seeking Sponsors for 2011. Interested parties can contact us by clicking on th... Read More!


 


In his second year of Pro Modified drag racing

In his second year of Pro Modified drag racing, Derrick Townes, driving a 68’ Camaro with an Blown Alcohol motor, is a Pro Mod car & driver to watch out for this year in the Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod series. Finishing 5th in 2009 and 3rd in 2010 for the Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod Association, Derrick intends to do better for 2011.  Sponsoring this mean, green machine is none other than Redskins’ Defensive tackle, Corneilus Griffin.  At ... Read More!


 


Virginia Motorsports Park, Dinwiddie Virginia, August 27, 2010

The Derrick Townes Pro Mod team headed down to Virginia early Saturday morning the 27th after doing a late night re-assembly of the car.  Initially we were going to take the weekend off.  The car was in pieces and it would be a semi-thrash to get the car together and g... Read More!


 


Super Chevy Weekend, Maple Grove Raceway, Mohnton Pa., July 16-17-18, 2010

The Derrick Townes Motorsports hauler pulled into Maple Grove Raceway late Thursday night after a day spent putting the motor back into the car,

loading the truck and trailer with all the things needed for a race weekend. We geared up for the three day event and since this was a local race for Derrick, we aimed... Read More!


 


July 7, 2010…Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek Md.

It was an extremely hot and sweltering day as Derrick Townes Motorsports pulled into the track for the War on Wheels II.  As we were preparing the car for the race we all had a feeling of high expectations for the best of results.  Chris seemed to have a handle on a good baseline tune-up and the car seemed to be working well. After setting up we proceeded to make a shakedown run with Derrick clicking it off somewhere around half track.  The... Read More!


 


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