Eckert Up to Third in WOOLMS Points Exiting Volunteer State!
15, 2017) Rick Eckert and the Paul
Crowl Racing team followed the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series tour to the Volunteer State of Tennessee on May 13-14 for
a pair of $10,000 to win shootouts. On Saturday evening in the annual
'Mountain Outlaw 50' at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee,
Rick advanced up to third in his loaded heat race prior to grabbing
a solid sixth place effort in the 50-lapper behind only winner Brandon
Overton, Chris Madden, Shane Clanton, Casey Roberts, and Brandon
Sheppard. In the weekend finale on Sunday night at Duck River Raceway
Park in Wheel, Tennessee, Rick placed second in heat race action
and later worked his way up to the third finishing position in the
50-lap main event to land on the podium behind only victor Mike
Marlar and runner-up Brandon Sheppard! "Scrub" now finds
himself third in the heated WOOLMS point standings following Mother's
Day weekend. Full results can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
Eckert Sixth at Cherokee;
Lands on Podium at Fayetteville!
7, 2017) The World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series slate of events heated back up over the May 5-6
weekend and took the #7 team to Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South
Carolina and Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North
Carolina for a pair of $10,000 to win battles. On Friday night at
Cherokee, Rick Eckert grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his
heat race prior to charging up to sixth in the 50-lap main event.
At Fayetteville on Saturday evening, Rick ran second in his heat
race and later moved up to third in the 50-lapper to land on the
podium behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Tyler
Erb. "Scrub" now finds himself fourth in the latest version
of the WOOLMS point standings exiting the doubleheader weekend in
the Carolinas. Full results from both facilities can be accessed
online at www.woolms.com.
Rick Eckert Earns $10,000
for Port Royal Speedway Triumph!!
24, 2017) Rick Eckert, of York, Pennsylvania,
racked up his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series triumph of
his career on Sunday evening, April 23 at Port Royal Speedway in
Port Royal, Pennsylvania! Rick clicked off the seventh quickest
lap in Group A during the qualifying session before running second
in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the
third row in the 50-lap feature and nearly falling out of the top
ten, Rick made a late charge towards the front and eventually grabbed
the top spot from Gregg Satterlee on the 39th circuit. "Scrub"
then led the remainder of the special event to land the $10,000
winner's check ahead of Satterlee, Mason Zeigler, Josh Richards,
and Tim McCreadie! Complete results from last night at Port Royal
Speedway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Eckert Finishes Seventh
in $20,000 King of the Commonwealth
9, 2017) Paul Crowl Racing made the
trek to the pristine Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia
on Saturday, April 8 for the annual running of the 'King of the
Commonwealth.' The Ultimate Super Late Model Series sanctioned the
single-day throwdown at VMS and a whopping $20,000 winner's check
was on the line. Rick Eckert timed in second quickest in his group
during qualifying prior to running second in his stacked heat race.
After rolling off from the inside of the fourth row in the 60-lap
headliner, Rick wound up finishing right where he started the main
event... in the seventh position. Complete results from the 'King
of the Commonwealth' program can be viewed by pointing your Internet
browser to www.ultimatesupers.com.
Rick Eckert Tackles
Illini 100 Weekend at Farmer City Raceway
3, 2017) Rick Eckert and his #7 team
rolled into Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on April
1-2 for the annual running of the 'Illini 100,' which was once again
sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series.
The doubleheader actually started on Saturday evening due to inclement
weather and a $15,000 winner's check was on the line in the weekend
opener. Rick finished eighth in his heat race and sixth in his B-Main
before utilizing a series provisional to gain access into the 75-lap
headliner. "Scrub" then moved up six positions during
the course of the race en route to a seventeenth place performance.
Things then wrapped up at the 1/4-mile bullring in the Land of
Lincoln on Sunday afternoon with a $6,000 to win shootout, which
was initially scheduled for Friday night before heavy rain hit the
area. Rick ran fifth in his stacked heat race prior to grabbing
the second transfer spot through his B-Main. The York, Pennsylvania
ace then advanced to sixteenth in the 25-lap sprint and exited Farmer
City tied for fifth in the latest WOOLMS point standings. Complete
results from both of these lucrative races can be accessed online
Eckert Nabs Top Tens
in WOOLMS Stops at Whynot & Lonestar
27, 2017) The #7 Paul Crowl Racing team was
scheduled to follow the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
tour to the states of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas from March
24-26 for a trio of high-profile shootouts. Things kicked off on
Friday night at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Mississippi
with a $10,000 to win affair. Rick Eckert knocked down the fourth
fastest lap in Group B during qualifying prior to running fourth
in heat race action. After starting the 50-lap main event from the
outside of the eighth row, Rick stormed past six competitors during
the headliner on his way to a solid tenth place performance.
Following a washout of Saturday's action at I-30 Speedway
in Little Rock, Arkansas, the busy weekend concluded with an $8,000
to win showdown on Sunday evening at Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore,
Texas. Rick could only muster the 24th quickest time during the
qualifying session and later grabbed the fifth and final transfer
spot through his heat race. "Scrub" then blasted by seven
racecars during the 40-lapper en route to a strong eighth place
effort and currently sits second in the latest version of the WOOLMS
points battle. Full results from the busy weekend can be viewed
online at www.woolms.com.