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Doug Van Den Brink

Doug Van Den Brink Quick Facts

 

Residence: Birmingham, Alabama
 

The types of racecars that Doug hasn’t driven, raced and won in is a much shorter list than the ones he hasn’t been in. From circle-track to road racing, drag cars and plain old Hot Rods, DVB likes them all. At the age on 7 years old, driving a Quarter-Midget (a race car built for small children), Doug won the "Pole" qualifying position in his first ever race.

 

  • SCCA Regional Autocross Champion

  • Enduro & Sprint Kart- Top-5 Finisher & regular Podium Finisher

  • Skip Barber Formula Ford- 7th, 3rd & 2nd in Championships, multiple Lap Record Holder

  • Top-5 Finisher in multiple Driver Search Programs

  • Legends Cars- 20+ time Winner, Pro-Division Nation Champion and South East Regional Dirt Track Champion

  • NASCAR Regional Late Model Stock Podium Contender

  • USAR Pro-Cup- Competitor

  • Drifting- FD Pro Competitor, FD Pro-Am National Champion, Multi-time NASA and Regional Event Champion, Multiple South East Regional Champion, FD Canada National Contender

  • World Racing League, American Endurance Racing, Int. GT- Class (multi-driver) Contender and multiple Lap Record Holder

  • Dirt Late Model- Competitor (new for 2022)

  • SVRA & HSR Vintage Stock Car- Competitor (new for 2022)

  • Annual Driver awards such as Rookie of the Year, Hard Charger, Most Improved, Lap Records, Most Wins, Regional Champ, Track Champ, State Champ & National Champion are all in Doug’s past history

 

In addition to his competitive career, Doug has spent many years teaching others about racing, performance driving and simple safe driving techniques for Teens and the General-Public who simply want to be better drivers. Currently Doug is a Lead Instructor for Porsche Track Experience, USA. at Barber Motorsports Park. Together with an amazing staff of Instructors, DVB uses the Porsche brand of vehicles to teach drivers how to manage high-performance situations both on and off the track. Through his year of teaching experience, he has honed his technics enabling him to become one of the most effective driver coaches in the US today.

 

Leading us to 2022, in addition to his road racing activities, Doug will take on the challenge of Dirt Late Model Racing as he partners up with friend Colten Miller to take on the best dirt track oval teams in the So. East. These wedge-shaped high-powered monsters reach remarkable speeds on oval-dirt tracks with door-banging traffic from front to rear. These teams race for some of the largest purses in the country and the fan attendance for dirt-racing has never been higher.

 

Over the years, he has strapped himself in to over 18-different types of racecars and winning in nearly all of them. Driver awards such as Rookie of the Year, Hard Charger, Most Improved, Lap Records, Most Wins, Regional Champ, Track Champ, State Champ & National Champion are all in Doug’s past history.

 

Doug is a proven winner, having competed in over 260 races/competitions, he has been fortunate enough to top many a podium and hold more than his share of Championship trophies. He welcomes this challenge of Dirt Late Model racing and looks to fight his way up to the top-step of the podium as he turns his attention towards 2022…

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