Drives Paul Crowl's #7 to Winchester Victory!!!
19, 2013) Rick Eckert, of York, Pennsylvania, reached victory
lane for the first time in 2013 on Saturday night, May 18 at the
Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Virginia! Aboard Paul Crowl's
#7 entry, Rick won his heat race in preliminary action to earn the
pole position for the unsanctioned feature event. Rick then led
all thirty circuits of the A-Main on his way to the dominating $2,000
win over Dale Hollidge, Tommy Armel, Roy Deese, Jr., and Keith Jackson.
Complete results from Winchester can be accessed by clicking on
Top Five for Rick Eckert
Racing in Rare Visit to Arkansas!
12, 2013) Rick Eckert and his #24 team returned to action
on Saturday night, May 11 at the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The World of Outlaws Late Model Series presided over the one-day
showdown and a $10,000 top prize was on the line. Rick timed in
fourth quickest of the 27 entrants during the qualifying session
and later placed second in his heat race. After drawing the outside
front row starting spot prior to the 50-lap main event, "Scrub"
ran inside of the top five throughout the race before eventually
bringing home a fourth place finish. Rick trailed only winner Shane
Clanton, Darrell Lanigan, and Josh Richards to the checkers and
still sits fourth in the latest WOOLMS point standings. Full results
from the rare visit to Arkansas can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
Wet Weekend in Georgia
Wipes Out WOOLMS Doubleheader...
(May 4, 2013) Rick
Eckert Racing was scheduled to compete in a pair of $10,000 to win
World of Outlaws Late Model Series programs in the Peach State of
Georgia on May 3-4. Unfortunately, Mother Nature wiped out the shows
at both the Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, Georgia and the Swainsboro
Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia...
Rick Eckert Fast, But Suffers
Bad Luck in Tennessee...
29, 2013) The Rick Eckert Racing team rolled into the Volunteer
State of Tennessee on April 26-28 for a trio of $10,000 to win World
of Outlaws Late Model Series clashes. On Friday night at the Smoky
Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Rick Eckert timed in eighth quickest
in Group B during qualifying and later finished third in his heat
race. After starting the 50-lap feature event from the outside of
the sixth row, Rick was all the way up to sixth before breaking
an axle on lap 38. The York, Pennsylvania star was unable to complete
the race and wound up eighteenth in the final finishing order.
Following a rain-out at the bad-fast Tazewell
Speedway in Tazewell on Saturday, the #24 team wrapped up their
weekend on Sunday at the Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel. Rick
posted the fifth fastest lap during time trials and later took the
win in his loaded heat race. After drawing the pole position for
the 50-lapper, Rick was running a strong third on lap 47 when all
three frontrunners were involved in a wreck with a lapped car. "Scrub"
was able to complete all fifty circuits, but was relegated to a
disappointing twelfth place performance. Rick now finds himself
fourth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings. Complete
results from the action-packed weekend can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
Eckert Climbs to Runner-Up
at 311 Motor Speedway!
21, 2013) Rick Eckert and his #24 team traveled to the
Tarheel State of North Carolina on April 19-20 for a pair of $10,000
to win World of Outlaws Late Model Series battles. Following a rain-out
on Friday night at the Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville,
North Carolina, the Saturday show at the 311 Motor Speedway in Madison,
North Carolina went off without a hitch.
Rick posted the ninth quickest lap during
time trials and later placed third in his loaded heat race. After
starting the 50-lap main event from the inside of the fifth row,
Rick pointed his #24 Team Zero / Jay Dickens entry towards the front
of the stellar field. "Scrub" eventually worked his way
up to the second spot to finish an impressive runner-up behind only
race winner Tim McCreadie. Rick now finds himself third in the latest
version of the WOOLMS point standings following the strong run at
311. Complete results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
Rick Eckert Grabs Top Ten
in $20k 'Illini 100'
7, 2013) Rick Eckert Racing resumed the 2013 World of Outlaws
Late Model Series schedule on April 5-6 at the Farmer City Raceway
in Farmer City, Illinois. The 5th edition of the 'Illini 100' took
place over the weekend and a hefty $20,000 top prize was on the
line. On Friday night, Rick Eckert laid down the ninth fastest lap
in Group B during the qualifying session and later grabbed the fourth
and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race.
By virtue of his preliminary night performance,
Rick started the 100-lapper on Saturday evening from the inside
of the eighth row. The York, Pennsylvania star was then able to
move up six spots during the 'Illini 100' en route to a steady ninth
place effort. Rick currently finds himself fourth in the latest
version of the WOOLMS point standings following the trip to the
1/4-mile fairgrounds venue. Full results from Farmer City can be
viewed online at www.woolms.com.