Driver: Donald McIntosh
Hometown: Cumming, GA
D.O.B March 16 1993
Marital Status: Single
Family: Father David, Mother Kit and sister Kaitlyn.
Real Job: Builds shocks and struts for Porshe and BMWs at Motion Control Suspension.
Donald’s dad, David, was a drag racer and was looking to put Donald in a Junior Dragster, when his mother said she thought they should look at oval track racing. When he was five they took him to a track in Marietta, Ga. and he remembers to this day sitting in a Quarter Midget.
He started racing Quarter Midgets, moved up to Mini Cup and in 2008 was racing Legend cars. With Legend cars was where he learned a lot about making changes and setting up cars.
In 2010 he got his first Dirt Car, a Phil Coltrane Raider, and he ran a limited number of Crate races in that car. In 2011 he was in a new Rocket and won the Crate Late Model championships at Dixie and Rome Speedways. In 2012 they bought Super Late Model engine in parts and moved up to Super Late Models.
In 2013 they built a new Super Late Model Motor and with that and a spec motor they won the Super Late Model track championships at Dixie and Rome Speedways. In 2014, the first year that they traveled with a dirt car r, they ran Ray Cook’s Spring Nationals finishing third in the points. They finished fifth in the Southern Nationals and that put them second behind Billy Ogle Jr. in the overall points.
Donald started auditioning in the Blount Motorsports primary car in September, won the season finale at Boyd’s Speedway and it was announced at the PRI Show in Indianapolis that he would drive the BMS primary car in 2015.
The 2015 season saw Donald in his first full year behind the wheel of the BMS Rocket. He posted 6 wins and won the Schaeffer’s Oil Sping Nationals Championship.
In 2016 Donald again won six feature events and his second consecutive Shaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals title. He also won the Southern Nationals Bonus Series Title and was the overall point champion of the Ray Cook Series.
In 2017 Donald won five features won the Southern Nationals Bonus Series title and the overall point championship of the Ray Cook Series.
In 2018 Donald opeted to leave Blount Motorsport to run the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. When that didn’t pan out he ended up running 25 events with the Ocala Florida based Big Frog Motorsports Team. He post two feature wins in 2018.
2019 Donald settled back, won six races, the Fall Nationals Championship and the overall points championship for Ray Cook’s three series.
After finishing 2019 with a flourish Donald is fired up and looking forward to the 2020 season.