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.
DIRTcar Nationals Nightly
Results from Volusia Speedway Park
25, 2017) The 46th running of the 'DIRTcar
Nationals' wrapped up tonight at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park with
another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
battle. Rick Eckert clicked off the tenth quickest time in Group
A during qualifying before finishing third in heat race action.
The York, Pennsylvania star then rolled off from the outside of
the fifth row and hung around the top ten throughout the 40-lapper
- eventually landing in the ninth finishing position. Rick leaves
the "Sunshine State" second in the latest version of the
WOOLMS point standings!
24, 2017) Following a pair of shows that
fell victim to Mother Nature, the dirt started flying again at Volusia
Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida tonight in the penultimate
event of the 46th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals.' A $10,000 top prize
was up for grabs in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
special. Rick Eckert logged the third fastest lap in Group A during
the time trial session before scoring an impressive victory in heat
race action. After drawing the fourth starting spot before the drop
of the green flag in the 40-lap feature, Rick was running in the
fourth position on lap 23 when the race was deemed official due
to dense fog that rolled over the Daytona Beach-area facility. "Scrub"
trailed only winner Shane Clanton, Eric Wells, and Tim McCreadie.
23, 2017) Back-to-back rain-outs have stricken
the annual 'DIRTcar Nationals,' as tonight's $10,000 to win World
of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tilt at Volusia Speedway
Park was nixed by inclement weather early in the afternoon. The
event will not be rescheduled and the rain-out leaves only two races
left during the 2017 version of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' at the Barberville,
22, 2017) The 'DIRTcar Nationals' program
scheduled for tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida
was canceled after heavy rain hit the 1/2-mile oval in the morning
with more wet weather forecasted throughout the day. The evening's
$10,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series-sanctioned throwdown will not
be rescheduled. Action will resume at VSP on Thursday night with
the first of three consecutive evenings of World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series competition.
21, 2017) Another $7,000 payday was on the
line tonight at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park, as the UMP DIRTcar Series
presided over yet another 'DIRTcar Nationals' battle at the Daytona
Beach-area speedplant. "Scrub" Rick Eckert knocked down
the third quickest lap in his group during the time trial session
and later grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his
heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth row in
the 30-lap main event, Rick was able to drive by four racecars to
place thirteenth in the final finishing order.
20, 2017) The 46th edition of the six-race
'DIRTcar Nationals' started tonight at the ultra-fast Volusia Speedway
Park in Barberville, Florida with a $7,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series
showdown. Rick Eckert clicked off the fifth fastest time in his
group during qualifying prior to placing fifth in his loaded heat
race. Following a triumph in his B-Main, Rick steered his #7 entry
past seven competitors during the 30-lapper en route to a solid
eleventh place outing.
Winter Freeze Nightly
Results from Screven Motor Speedway
18, 2017) Night two of the annual 'Winter
Freeze' at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia took center
stage tonight and a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in the
World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series showdown. Rick Eckert,
who captured the victory in the opener last night in the Peach State,
qualified eleventh fastest in Group A during time trials before
finishing fifth in his loaded heat race. Following a triumph in
his B-Main, Rick was able to scoot past four competitors during
the 50-lap main event on his way to a thirteenth place showing.
17, 2017) The #7 team kicked off the World
of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour in style tonight by
claiming an $8,000 triumph in the 'Winter Freeze' opener at Screven
Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia! Rick Eckert posted the seventh
fastest time in Group A during the qualifying session and later
ran second in heat race action. After drawing the second starting
spot prior to the drop of the green flag in the 40-lapper, Rick
led each and every circuit in the headliner en route to the big
win over Chris Madden, Brandon Overton, Tyler Erb, and Brandon Sheppard!
Super Bowl of Racing
Nightly Results from Golden Isles Speedway
11, 2017) Night two of the 'Super Bowl of
Racing' doubleheader weekend at Golden Isles (GA) Speedway took
center stage this evening and a $12,000 top prize was on the line
in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series extravaganza. Rick Eckert
timed in eleventh quickest in Group A during time trials prior to
grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his heat race.
The York, Pennsylvania star then drove past a trio of racecars during
the 60-lap headliner and wound up being paid for twelfth at the
10, 2017) Paul Crowl Racing lifted the lid
to their 2017 campaign tonight in round one of the annual 'Super
Bowl of Racing' at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the $10,000 to win
opener, which drew a stout 51 car field. Rick Eckert laid down the
tenth fastest time in Group A during the qualifying session and
later placed fourth in his stacked heat race. Following a triumph
in his B-Main, Rick drove past six competitors on the one-groove
racing surface during the 50-lapper to secure a thirteenth place