Steve Chassey 1979 Jet Rod Dowker Roadster Bell Star helmet. In 1979/80 Chassey drove the "Jet Rod" Dowker Roadster Sprint Car. He set records at all of the pavement tracks in the Mid-West with this car and some of those records still stand to this day. He won five races in the car in 1980 and was fast qualifier in three races. Chassey finished second in the championship after an unfortunate engine failure in the last race of the year cost him the crown.