Team Drydene

Hard Charging and Headquartered in the heart of dirt racing country

Drydene Performance Products is headquartered in Pennsylvania, in the heart of dirt racing country, where dozens of storied track raceways dot the landscape. Drydene has a heritage of passion and hard work, and we support the race teams that embody those values. From homegrown talent to nationwide stars, Team Drydene competes on dirt tracks and beyond across the country.

We're a proud partner of World of Outlaws. We're also the Official Motor Oil and Official Diesel Exhaust Fluid of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car and Late Model Series, and presenting sponsor of DIRTVision. We're also the entitlement sponsor of the Drydene 400 in 2019 and 2020 at Dover International Speedway. Look for our drivers and teams as they compete in Dirt Late Model, Sprint, and Midget series nationwide.

"I only know one way to race and that's to try to do everything I can to beat the competition."

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Bobby Allen
Owner, Shark Racing

"The Drydene relationship has been incredible and we're just getting started. The future is really bright and we're ready to get the job done."

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Logan Schuchart
Driver, Shark Racing

Meet Our National Drivers

Click on any of the Team Drydene Drivers below for more details.

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Logan Schuchart

Shark Racing
Dirt Sprint Car

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Jacob Allen

Shark Racing
Dirt Sprint Car

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Chris Madden

Millwood Motorsports
Dirt Late Model

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RICKY WEISS

Drydene
Dirt Late Model

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SCOTT BLOOMQUIST

Scott Bloomquist Racing
Dirt Late Model

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Rick Eckert

Team Drydene
Dirt Late Model

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Corey Lajoie

Gofas Racing
NASCAR

Logan Schuchart [1s]

Grandson of team owner Bobby Allen and nephew of fellow Shark Racing driver Jacob Allen, Logan Schuchart drives the 1A sprint car for Shark Racing.

Since he was able to walk, Logan Schuchart has been driven to race. At 8 years old, Schuchart was the Rookie of the year at Hunterstown Speedway. Schuchart progressed into 358 Sprint Cars and competed at several Pennsylvania tracks, including Trail-Way Speedway, Lincoln, Williams Grove and Susquehanna, and he became the youngest driver ever to win the Lincoln Speedway 348 track championship. In his first year in a 410 Sprint car, 2012, Schuchart was voted the National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year by the by the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame.

Schuchart joined the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series in 2012, consistently improving each season. Now in his seventh season competing with the World of Outlaws, Schuchart is on pace for a career-best year.

Jacob Allen [1a]

Son of sprint car hall of famer Bobby Allen and uncle of fellow World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series driver Logan Schuchart, Jacob Allen drives the 1A Sprint Car for his family-owned Shark Racing. Allen began in 358 sprint cars, capturing victories at Lincoln Speedway, Trail-Way Speedway, and Susquehanna Speedway throughout 2012.

Allen joined the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series tour full time in 2014, improving in each year of full-time racing, including two podium performances in 2016. Still vying for his first World of Outlaws win, Jacob Allen had a career-best, breakout year in 2018, leading a total of 67 laps, racing to nine top-five finishes and 16 top-ten finishes and finishing 11th in the Series Championship Point Standings.

Chris Madden [44]

Chris Madden of Gray Court, South Carolina drives the No. 44 late model car. In July 2020, Madden joined Millwood Motorsports. In 2019 and 2020, “Smokey” has been a force to be reckoned with: he’s won five times already in 2020, after 11 wins in his 2019 season. Those wins include three of the sport's crown jewel events (Cedar Lake's WoO USA Nationals, Florence's North-South 100 and Batesville's Topless 100) and a pair of high-profile late-season races (the WoO Can-Am World Finals and Drydene Xtreme Series Blue-Gray 100).

Madden is a 25-year veteran of racing with 250+ career feature wins and 26 career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Wins, among countless other achievements. He'll carry the Drydene logo throughout each race during the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

Ricky Weiss [7]

Ricky Weiss – the "Manitoba Missile" – hails from Headingley, Manitoba, Canada and drives the #7 late model car in the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. He is also the 2019 Rookie of the Year in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series. Weiss turned heads during his rookie season, with 13 podium finishes, 17 top-fives, 30 top-10s and an average finish of 7.6. He placed third in points for the 2019 season, the highest finish by a rookie in Series history.

While Weiss was an Outlaw rookie in 2019, he's more than proven on the dirt track, with over 13 years behind the wheel and 100+ career wins. His most memorable win took place on August 10, 2018, as he took the 37th annual North-South 100 at Florence Speedway in convincing fashion. He'll carry the Drydene colors throughout each race during the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

SCOTT BLOOMQUIST [0]

National Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Scott Bloomquist's late model career is in a category all his own. The most decorated Dirt Late Model driver of the #0 with a following rivaled by only a few brings more than four decades and accomplishments to Team Drydene. The legendary driver ranks seventh all-time in WoOLMS with 32 career wins. His first came during the series' second year of existing back in 1989 and his most recent was during the 2018 World Finals.

In 2020, he'll chase a second World of Outlaws championship, and first since 2004, with Drydene as a major associate for his entire racing schedule and during the DIRTcar Nationals, Firecracker 100, Prairie Dirt Classic and the World Finals, he will carry the Drydene brand more prominently on his #0.

Rick Eckert

Hailing from York, Pennsylvania, Rick Eckert is a veteran of the Dirt Late Model scene and a Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer. Eckert raced in the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series show from 2004 to the end of the 2018 season, and has only raced in the former Short Track Auto Racing Stars and Hav-A-Tampa DirtCar Series. "Scrub" has amassed dozens of national wins and continues his winning ways regionally. His career highlights include:

• 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Champion
• 2010 Appalachian Mountain Speedweek Points Champion
• 2001 & 2002 Xtreme DirtCar Series National Points Champion
• 37 Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Wins
• 18 Career Xtreme DIRTcar (Hav-A-Tampa) Series Wins
• 11 Career Renegade STARS Series Wins
• 3 Career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Wins

Corey Lajoie [32]

A Team Drydene driver for the 2019 inaugural Drydene 400, LaJoie is a third-generation racer and a very well-known name in the racing world. His grandfather, Don LaJoie, is a member of the New England Auto Racing Hall of Fame alongside his father, Randy LaJoie, who won Xfinity Series Championships in 1996 and 1997.

Corey has an impressive racing career that includes six wins in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and three wins in the ARCA Series. He completed his rookie campaign in the Cup Series in 2017, earning a career best finish of 11th at Daytona. In 2018, he moved to TriStar Motorsports to drive the No. 72 car part-time, earning a season best of 16th place at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

2019 was Corey's first full season in the NASCAR Cup Series behind the wheel of the No. 32 Ford Mustang for GoFAS Racing. Corey appears on the weekly podcast "Sunday Money" each week.

Meet Our Regional Drivers

Tommy Cordell

Tommy Cordell of Cordell Motorsports drives the No. 02—a Rocket chassis with a 358-cubic-inch motor—in the Limited Late Model class. He is a second-generation driver hailing from Rouzerville, Pennsylvania, with experience in street stocks and as a crew member on various local dirt late model teams. Cordell Motorsports competes at tracks including Winchester Speedway, BAPS…

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Chase Gutshall

Chase Gutshall is the driver of the 1a Super Sportsman from Middletown Pa and has driving since the age of four. His favorite tracks are Williams Grove and BAPS Motor Speedway, and his career highlight is his first win in the Super Sportsman Division on Kids Night.

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Tony Mrakovich

Tony Mrakovich has 13 years of experience racing and drives the Central PA 94D Legend Asphalt Series. He names Richmond Raceway as his favorite track.

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Jordan Kaufman

Jordan Kaufman is from Damascus, Maryland, and has two years of experience behind the wheel. He drives the 2020 XR-1 Dirt Late Model and names Bedford Speedway as his favorite racetrack.

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Patrick Debroisse

Patrick Debroisse drives the 94D in the Central PA Legend Dirt Series. Debroisse has 24 years of racing experience and names Daytona International Speedway as his favorite track.

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Matt Ondek

Matt Ondek of Carlisle, Pennsylvania drives the 2M Super Sportsman. With 14 total years of experience behind the wheel, he counts his win at Selinsgrove Speedway in 1998 as a career highlight.

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Mark Longstreet

Mark Longstreet hails from Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, and drives the 2018 Highfab, 602 Crate Sportsman. He has three years of racing experience and his favorite track is Five Mile Point Speedway.

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Levi Crowl

Levi Crowl is from Hagerstown, Maryland and drives the 2019 XR1 Rocket Chassis Crate Late Model. He has ten years racing experience in quarter midgets and four years in late model and counts his ten consecutive top-10 finishes in 2018 as a career highlight.

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Jorjie Sweger

Jorjie Sweger hails from Millerstown, Pennsylvania, and drives the 18J in the Central PA Legends Series and the 18J in the Central PA Mini Late Model Series. She has four years of racing experience and was the first female to ever win a national event in her series, and she set the 25-lap national record…

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Gary Warehime

Gary Warehime of Littlestown, Pennsylvania pilots the 1J in memory of his friend, Eric Johnson, in the Mid Atlantic Modified Touring Series. He drove the #36 for over 30 years.

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Derek Locke

Derek Locke drives the #77 360 sprint car and has 20 years of experience racing. His favorite track is Bridgeport.

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Dylan Cisney

Dylan calls Port Royal Speedway home and drives a 410 sprint car. With 21 years behind the wheel, he names winning the 2019 PA Speedweek Jan Opperman Memorial Winner at Selinsgrove Speedway as a career highlight.

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