Empire Racing Group, and Grumpy’s Performance, Inc., a Richard Petty Motorsports Development Team is proud to announce signing driver, Devin Dodson, for the remaining 2017 season. ERG and Grumpy’s will field two Late Model Stock Cars this weekend at Myrtle Beach Speedway for the “BattleBack WildCard Night” on Saturday night. Dodson will pilot the #9 ERG Ford as teammate to Thad Moffitt at the wheel of the #46 ERG Ford.
The team will be led by Empire Racing Group Crew Chief Mike” Grumpy” Cheek.
“I am excited to bring Devin on board to the ERG camp. I have watched Devin perform and I look forward to working with him and assisting Devin in his endeavors to get to the next level of his racing career. I feel confident that Devin will be an excellent addition to the team and a good teammate for Thad, Together we have the opportunity to put some good racing on the track for the fans.”
Eighteen-year-old, Devin Dodson who is a native of Bishopville, MD starting racing at the age of 5-years-old. He started racing go karts across the southeast and mid atlantics region with multiple wins and top 5 finishes. Won Diamond State 50, 2-years as JR2 and JR3. In 2015, Dodson moved to dirt modified with his accomplishments of multiple top 5’s, Rookie of the year 2015, 2 wins and in 2016, and finished 3rd in points in the mid- atlantics region. Dodson began to run late model stock in 2017 and in 8 starts has had five top 5 finishes.