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
Eckert Returns to WOOLMS
Circuit in 2017; Readies for Speedweeks!
24, 2017) Following a strong 2016 campaign
which saw the Paul Crowl Racing team reach World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series victory lane on two different occasions en route
to placing third in the final series point standings, Rick Eckert
and the #7 team will return to the national touring series again
in 2017 to vie for the series championship! Rick, who emerged victorious
to capture the 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series title, will
look to get off to a stellar start to his season with the Outlaws
at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia and Volusia Speedway
Park in Barberville, Florida from February 17-25. But first, the
popular driver known as "Scrub" plans to kick off his
'17 season on February 10-11 during the annual 'Super Bowl of Racing'
at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia. You can view confirmed
schedule dates for the Paul Crowl Racing team in 2017 by clicking
on the SCHEDULE page
of the website!
* Click on the proof to the right to enlarge
Rick's 2017 paint scheme courtesy of All About Wraps!!!