Team press release
May 11, 2011. A rising young racing star from Western Canada is set to make his stock car racing debut in the 2011 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. After several successful years racing Karts and Formula cars, Eighteen year old Noel Dowler Jr. from Sherwood Park, Alberta will make the leap up to compete in select events this season in the #5 EMCO Dodge prepared by DJK Racing.
The primary sponsorship backing for this entry into the premiere stock car racing series in Canada comes from EMCO Corporation. The Dowler family has a long association with EMCO and is very pleased it will continue into the future with Noel Dowler at the wheel of the #5 EMCO Dodge.
Noel Dowler is the oldest son of Kevin Dowler the principal with Apollo Motorsports. Kevin Dowler was an extremely successful racer but stepped out of the driverÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s seat in 2007 to hand the driving challenges to his sons. Each of KevinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s three sons competes in various Karting series and now Noel Dowler is making the jump up to the NASCAR Canadian Tire series.