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Eckert Strong in WOOLMS Double Dip in Tarheel State!
(May 1, 2016) Rick Eckert and the #7 team ventured to the Tarheel State on April 29-30 for $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series showdowns at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, North Carolina and Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina. On Friday night at Gastonia, Rick timed in fifth quickest in Group A during qualifying and later ran third in heat race action. After starting the 50-lap main event from the inside of the fifth row, Rick survived the wild and attrition-filled race to finish in the third position behind only victor Josh Richards and runner-up Chub Frank!

At Fayetteville on Saturday evening, another $10,000 top prize was on the line in the weekend finale. Rick laid down the nineteenth fastest lap in time trials prior to bagging the fifth transfer spot through his loaded heat race. "Scrub" then rolled off from the inside of the seventh row in the 50-lapper and was able to blast past six competitors en route to a solid seventh place performance. Rick now sits tied for third in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting the Tarheel State. Full results from both weekend battles can be accessed by clicking on www.woolms.com.

Rick Eckert Wins Heat Race; Finishes Fifth at Hagerstown Speedway!
(April 24, 2016) Rick Eckert and Paul Crowl Racing drove through the pit gate at the legendary Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland on Saturday, April 23 for the annual running of the 'Stanley Schetrompf Founders Day Classic.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series rolled into Hagerstown to preside over the $12,000 to win special event. Rick clicked off the second quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying session and later picked up the win in his loaded heat race. After starting the 60-lap headliner from the inside of the second row, "Scrub" hung around the front of the stellar field and eventually garnered a strong fifth place effort behind only winner Gregg Satterlee, Scott Bloomquist, Tim McCreadie, and Jonathan Davenport. Complete results from the "Dirt Capitol" can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

Pair of Top Fives for Rick Eckert in Spring Thaw Weekend!
(April 17, 2016) The #7 team was in the pit area over the April 15-16 weekend at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee, as the Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals tour sanctioned the annual running of the 'Spring Thaw.' On Friday night in the $4,000 to win weekend opener, Rick Eckert timed in sixth quickest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to running second in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the sixth row in the 40-lap main event, Rick was able to scoot past nine competitors en route to a stellar third place podium performance behind only winner Mike Marlar and runner-up Dale McDowell!

At "The Gap" on Saturday evening, a $10,000 top prize was on the line in the finale of the 'Spring Thaw.' Rick laid down the quickest lap overall during time trials and later picked up the win in his loaded heat race. "Scrub" then started the 60-lap headliner from the pole position before slipping back to fourth at the checkers to finish behind only victor Chris Madden, Mike Marlar, and Dale McDowell. Full results from the 'Spring Thaw' weekend can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com. (Chad Wells Photography)

Eckert Sixth in WOOLMS Stop at Duck River Raceway Park
(April 10, 2016) Rick Eckert and his #7 team followed the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series trail to the Volunteer State of Tennessee on Friday, April 8, as Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee played host to a $10,000 to win showdown. Rick qualified ninth fastest in Group A during time trials and later ran third in his loaded heat race. After starting the 50-lap feature from the inside of the fifth row, Rick got rolling late in the middle of the racetrack and drove up to sixth to finish behind only victor Dale McDowell, Darrell Lanigan, Josh Richards, Shane Clanton, and Brian Shirley.

Saturday's scheduled WOOLMS stop at Tazewell (TN) Speedway was then canceled due to inclement weather. "Scrub" currently sits third in the latest version of the national series point standings following the show at Duck River Raceway Park. Full results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

Rick Eckert Returns to Action in Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway
(April 4, 2016) World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series action heated back up for the #7 team on April 2-3 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois, as the annual running of the 'Illini 100' took place at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds bullring. On Saturday night in the 'Illini 100' opener, Rick Eckert timed in tenth fastest in Group A during the qualifying session and later grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the $6,000 to win feature event from the inside of the seventh row, Rick was able to move past a trio of competitors during the 25-lap sprint on his way to a steady tenth place effort.

At Farmer City on Sunday, a whopping $15,000 top prize was on the line in the conclusion of the 'Illini 100' weekend. Rick ran fifth in heat race action, but later won his B-Main to earn a coveted transfer spot into the night's 75-lap headliner. "Scrub" was then able to drive past a couple of cars during the A-Main to close out the weekend with a fifteenth place performance. Rick now finds himself third in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings. Full results can be obtained online at www.woolms.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

 

 

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