to the All-New www.RickEckertRacing.com!!!
18, 2015) Rick Eckert, Paul Crowl Racing, and Viper
Motorsports are all excited to announce the launch of the brand-new
www.RickEckertRacing.com! The new website, which was designed and
will be updated once again by Delph Communications, Inc., gives
fans and sponsors all of the information needed to keep up on the
newly-formed #7v race team. Rick, who has been busy putting racecars
back together following the conclusion of "Speedweeks"
in Georgia and Florida, will return to the World of Outlaws Late
Model Series trail on March 27-28 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer
City, Illinois. Keep visiting the all-new www.RickEckertRacing.com
to keep up on the latest news, schedule changes, results, photos,
and much more!!! (Troy
DIRTcar Nationals Nightly
Results from Volusia...
21, 2015) The 44th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals'
came to a close earlier tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville,
Florida, as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series sanctioned yet
another $10,000 to win extravaganza. York, Pennsylvania ace Rick
Eckert finished sixth in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main tonight,
which forced him to rely on a WOOLMS emergency provisional. After
starting in the last row, Rick was able to move up fifteen spots
during the 50-lapper on his way to a fourteenth place performance.
(February 20, 2015)
Another $10,000 winner's check was up for grabs tonight in the penultimate
event of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville,
Florida. Rick Eckert ran fifth in his loaded heat race tonight,
but later grabbed the second transfer spot through his consolation
event. After rolling off from the inside of the tenth row in the
50-lap headliner, Rick blasted past ten competitors during the World
of Outlaws Late Model Series feature en route to a respectable ninth
(February 19, 2015)
The World of Outlaws Late Model Series made their first appearance
at Volusia Speedway Park in 2015 tonight, as the national touring
series presided over another $10,000 to win showdown at the Barberville,
Florida facility. Rick Eckert ran sixth in his heat race and fifth
in his B-Main, which resulted in the York, Pennsylvania star relying
on a WOOLMS provisional. After starting twenty-fifth on the grid
in the 50-lapper, Rick completed only 29 circuits and was relegated
to a disappointing twenty-fourth place outing.
(February 18, 2015)
Night three of the 44th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals' was held tonight
at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida and a $10,000 top
prize was on the line in the UMP DIRTcar Series special. Shaking
down a brand-new MasterSbilt by Huey car, Rick Eckert ran at the
back of his prelims and relied on a provisional to gain access into
the 40-lap feature. "Scrub" quickly retired after only
6 circuits and settled for a twenty-eighth place effort.
(February 17, 2015)
Heavy afternoon rain showers at Volusia Speedway Park expected to
continue throughout the day forced track officials to cancel tonight's
racing action at the 'DIRTcar Nationals.' Things will resume at
the Daytona Beach-area speedplant tomorrow evening, as a $10,000
windfall awaits the victor of the UMP DIRTcar Series showdown!
(February 16, 2015)
The 44th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' commenced tonight at
Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. The UMP DIRTcar Series
presided over a $7,000 to win program and 43 competitors signed
in to do battle at the 1/2-mile oval. Rick Eckert timed in eighth
quickest in his group during the qualifying session and later placed
fifth in his heat race and second in his B-Main. After starting
the 30-lapper from the outside of the tenth row, Rick unfortunately
made contact with a slowing Kyle Bronson and barrel rolled his #7v
entry. While "Scrub" did not sustain any serious injury,
his new MasterSbilt by Huey machine did receive heavy damage, which
resulted in a twenty-fourth place finish.
Bubba Army Winter Nationals
Nightly Results from Ocala...
15, 2015) The finale of the 'Bubba Army Winter Nationals'
took place earlier tonight at Bubba Raceway Park and another $10,000
top prize was up for grabs in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series
showdown at the Ocala, Florida facility. Rick Eckert timed in twenty-fifth
fastest during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the sixth
and final transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off
from the outside of the eighth row in the 50-lap headliner, "Scrub"
wound up fourteenth in the final rundown of the finale tonight at
(February 14, 2015)
Night two of the 'Bubba Army Winter Nationals' was held tonight
at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida and the World of Outlaws
Late Model Series extravaganza paid $10,000 to the winner. Rick
Eckert qualified twenty-first quickest during time trials and once
again finished fifth in his stacked heat race. The York, Pennsylvania
star then moved up a couple of spots during the 50-lapper on his
way to a thirteenth place performance.
(February 13, 2015)
The Dirt Late Model portion of the 'Bubba Army Winter Nationals'
kicked off tonight at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida with
a UMP DIRTcar Series-sanctioned showdown, which boasted a $5,000
payday. Rick Eckert laid down the twenty-fourth fastest lap during
the qualifying session and later grabbed the fifth transfer spot
through his heat race. After starting the 30-lap feature from the
inside of the eighth row, Rick was able to pick off five competitors
on his way to a steady tenth place effort.
Winter Freeze Nightly
Results from Screven Motor Speedway...
7, 2015) The 'Winter Freeze V' weekend came to a
close tonight at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia, as
the second event of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule
boasted another $10,000 winner's check. Rick Eckert posted the seventh
fastest lap in Group A during time trials prior to finishing third
in his loaded heat race. After starting the 50-lap main event from
the inside of the fifth row, Rick eventually finished right where
he started... in the ninth spot.
(February 6, 2015)
Night two of the 'Winter Freeze V' at Screven Motor Speedway took
place tonight at the Sylvania, Georgia bullring and the World of
Outlaws Late Model Series season opener paid $10,000 to the winner.
Rick Eckert qualified tenth fastest in Group B during time trials
and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot in his stacked
heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the eighth row
in the 50-lap headliner, "Scrub" drew a lap 31 caution
and was eventually placed nineteenth in the final finishing order.
(February 5, 2015)
The annual running of the 'Winter Freeze' started tonight at Screven
Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia with an unsanctioned Super Late
Model special, which boasted a $5,000 payday. Rick Eckert, who was
making the debut in his new #7v ride with Paul Crowl Racing and
Viper Motorsports, timed in second fastest in his group during qualifying
and later placed second in his B-Main. After starting the 40-lapper
from the outside of the fifth row, Rick eventually finished his
lid lifter in the eleventh position.
Eckert Teams with Paul
Crowl Racing for Assault on WOOLMS Tour in 2015!
19, 2015) World of Outlaws Late Model Series stalwart
Rick Eckert announced today that he has teamed up with Paul Crowl
Racing on a full-time basis in 2015 for an all-out assault on the
national touring series! After driving a limited number of races
regionally for Crowl's #7 team in recent years, Rick will hit the
track in 2015 behind the wheel of brand-new MasterSbilt by Huey
(MBH) machines powered by ground-pounding Cornett Racing Engines.
Along with all of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series dates,
Rick will also tackle crown jewel events such as the 'Knoxville
Late Model Nationals' and 'Dirt Track World Championship,' along
with several area Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series shows at Hagerstown
Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland and Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex
in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania.
The newly-formed team will start their 2015 campaign
during "Speedweeks" in Georgia and Florida. Rick will
sling dirt at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia, Bubba
Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida, and Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville,
Florida. In all and weather pending, the World of Outlaws Late Model
Series will start their season with seven showdowns during "Speedweeks,"
while the UMP DIRTcar Series will preside over a handful of dates
at those three facilities. You can view all of the schedule plans
for Rick and Paul Crowl Racing by clicking on the SCHEDULE
page of the website!
Along with long-standing sponsors and supporters of
both Rick Eckert and Paul Crowl Racing joining forces for the 2015
season, Shawn and Lisa Martin with Viper Motorsports have also partnered
with the team. They have committed to provide three MasterSbilt
by Huey racecars, which will be paired with Paul Crowl's arsenal
of Cornett Racing Engines. The team will utilize Rick's recognizable
orange transporter and will race out of Eckert's race shop in York,