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BUSY WEEK WITH WOOLMS IN BADGER STATE...
(July 30, 2015) The 28th edition of the 'USA Nationals' started tonight at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. The World of Outlaws Late Model Series presided over a $6,000 to win special tonight at CLS. Frank Heckenast, Jr. ran fifth in his loaded heat race, but later grabbed the second and final transfer spot through his B-Main. After rolling off from the outside of the twelfth row in the 40-lap main event, Frankie was able to move past five competitors on his way to a nineteenth place performance.

(July 28, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and Heckenast Racing kicked off a busy week with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series in the Badger State tonight with a $10,000 to win tilt at Shawano Speedway in Shawano, Wisconsin. Frankie knocked down the tenth quickest lap during WOOLMS qualifying and later grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the fifth row, Frankie fought hard for a top ten finish before settling for a twelfth place effort.

HECKENAST IN TOP TEN AT QUINCY & FAIRBURY
(July 26, 2015) The Heckenast Racing team followed the World of Outlaws Late Model Series tour to Quincy Raceway in Quincy, Illinois and Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois from July 23-25 for a pair of high-profile events. On Thursday night at Quincy, the inaugural 'Workforce 40' paid $8,000 to the winner. Frank Heckenast, Jr. posted the tenth fastest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to finishing eighth in his heat race and second in his B-Main. After starting the 40-lap headliner from the inside of the tenth row, Frankie stormed past nine competitors on his way to a solid tenth place showing.

The 26th edition of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' then took center stage over the weekend at FALS. On Friday night, Frankie clicked off the fourteenth fastest lap in Group B during the time trial session and later claimed the third and final transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth row in Saturday's $26,000 to win PDC, the Frankfort, Illinois ace immediately pointed his Club 29 entry to the front of the stellar field. He moved up inside of the top five in the 100-lapper before a late tangle relegated him to a ninth place performance in the marquee event. Complete results from both WOOLMS tilts in the Land of Lincoln can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

WOOLMS WILD WEST TOUR NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(July 18, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. wrapped up the 'Wild West Tour' with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series tonight in the annual running of the 'Gopher 50' at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota! Frankie knocked down the fifth quickest lap overall during qualifying prior to scoring the heat race triumph. After drawing the third starting spot in the $11,000 to win main event, Frankie ran as high as second in the 50-lapper before power steering issues helped drop him to a fifth place effort behind only victor Darrell Lanigan, Chub Frank, Shane Clanton, and Boom Briggs.

(July 15, 2015) Flooding from heavy storms that struck Black Hills (SD) Speedway overnight have forced track and series officials to cancel tonight's World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Wild West Tour' show. With a substantial amount of standing water on the track, the $8,000 to win race will not be able to be made up on Thursday's scheduled rain date.

(July 14, 2015) A heavy thunderstorm that moved over Gillette Thunder (WY) Speedway just after completion of heat races for tonight's World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Wild West Tour' event forced track and series officials to cancel the remainder of the evening's program. The $8,000 to win throwdown will not be made up.

(July 10, 2015) Next up on the 'Wild West Tour' for the #99jr team was a trip to River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota tonight for another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late Model Series tilt. Frank Heckenast, Jr. posted the ninth fastest lap during the time trial session and later placed fourth in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the sixth row in the 50-lap headliner, Frankie moved past six competitors during the main event en route to a sixth place showing behind only victor Tim McCreadie, Josh Richards, Donny Schatz, Brandon Overton, and Shane Clanton.

(July 9, 2015) The Heckenast Racing team kicked off the World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Wild West Tour' tonight with a visit to Hibbing Raceway in Hibbing, Minnesota. Frank Heckenast, Jr. clicked off the fifth quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior to running second in his stacked heat race. After drawing the seventh starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the $10,000 to win headliner, Frankie was able to move up to fifth during the 50-lapper to finish behind only race winner Shane Clanton, Josh Richards, Morgan Bagley, and Chub Frank!

#99JR TEAM DROPS BACK IN ON UMP SUMMER NATIONALS
(July 2, 2015) Heckenast Racing followed the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals grind to LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois for tonight's throwdown, which once again boasted a $5,000 payday. Frank Heckenast, Jr. qualified second fastest in his group during time trials and later finished third in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the sixth row in the 40-lap main event, Frankie was able to drive past six competitors during the headliner en route to a strong sixth place performance behind only winner Chris Simpson, Jason Feger, Shannon Babb, Michael Kloos, and Ryan Unzicker.

(July 1, 2015) The extended Independence Day holiday weekend kicked off tonight with a visit to the renamed Daugherty Speedway in Boswell, Indiana. The UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour presided over the $5,000 to win event and 37 competitors piled into the pit area in the Hoosier State. Frank Heckenast, Jr. timed in third fastest in his group during qualifying prior to finishing second in his heat race. After starting the 40-lapper from the inside of the third row, Frankie wound up finishing right where he started... in the fifth spot behind only winner Jason Feger, Kent Robinson, Billy Moyer, Jr., and Bobby Pierce.

9TH ANNUAL FIRECRACKER 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(June 27, 2015) Bands of evening showers and severe weather forced the postponement of Saturday's final night of the 9th Annual 'Firecracker 100' presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville (PA) Speedway. The mega-event has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 5, setting up a Labor Day Weekend doubleheader with Lernerville's 'Working Man 50' on Friday, September 4.

(June 26, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. was back in action in night two of the 9th Annual 'Firecracker 100' tonight at Lernerville (PA) Speedway, as another $6,000 top prize was on the line in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series program. Frankie timed in second quickest in Group A during qualifying, but later slipped back to fifth in his stacked heat race. Following a triumph in his B-Main, Frankie finished twentieth in the caution-free 30-lap feature event.

(June 25, 2015) The #99jr team drove through the pit gate at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania tonight for the first of three races that make up the huge 'Firecracker 100' weekend. The World of Outlaws Late Model Series prelim tonight paid $6,000 to the winner. Frank Heckenast, Jr. knocked down the fifth quickest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to finishing second in his heat race. After drawing the inside of the third row starting spot prior to the drop of the green flag in the 30-lapper, Frankie wound up slipping back to finish thirteenth in the final rundown of the caution-free weekend opener.

WOOLMS GREAT NORTHERN TOUR NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(June 23, 2015) The Great Northern Tour with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series wrapped up tonight at Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, New York, as the 'Finger Lakes 40' boasted an $8,000 payday. Frank Heckenast, Jr. laid down the fifth fastest lap overall during time trials, but later slipped back to fourth in his stacked heat race. After starting the 40-lap main event from the inside of the sixth row, Frankie moved past three cars during the headliner on his way to a steady eighth place effort.

(June 21, 2015) Tonight's World of Outlaws Late Model Series event at Cornwall Motor Speedway has been cancelled due to inclement weather at the Ontario, Canada track. WOOLMS competitors head next to Weedsport (NY) Speedway for Tuesday evening's 'Finger Lakes 40.' The $8,000 to win special serves as the finale for the scheduled four-race Great Northern Tour.

(June 20, 2015) The #99jr team crossed over the border into Ontario, Canada for tonight's $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late Model Series program at Brighton Speedway. Frank Heckenast, Jr. posted the sixth quickest time in Group A during the qualifying session prior to scoring an impressive heat race triumph. After drawing the sixth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap headliner, Frankie slipped back during the feature at the Canadian oval and was placed twelfth at the finish.

(June 18, 2015) The Great Northern Tour with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series kicked off tonight with an $8,000 to win throwdown at Fonda Speedway in Fonda, New York. Frank Heckenast, Jr. qualified tenth fastest in time trials and later grabbed the third transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 40-lap feature event from the inside of the fourth row, Frankie was able to drive past a trio of cars in the A-Main to place fourth behind only winner Shane Clanton, Chub Frank, and Chase Junghans.

#99JR TEAM TACKLES SUMMER NATIONALS WEEKEND!
(June 13, 2015) Night two of the 'Masters' weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin took place tonight and a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs. Frank Heckenast, Jr. did not record an official time during qualifying and later placed seventh in his heat race and fourth in the B-Main. After taking use of a provisional to gain access into the 50-lap main event, Frankie retired with nosepiece damage and wound up fifteenth in the final rundown.

(June 12, 2015) After a long overnight haul, the Heckenast Racing team rolled into the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin tonight for the first round of the annual 'Masters.' Frank Heckenast, Jr. qualified second fastest in his group during time trials prior to slipping back to third in his loaded heat race. The Frankfort, Illinois ace then started seventh on the grid in the $5,000 to win main event and climbed up to as high as second in the running order. At the checkers in the 40-lapper, Frankie found himself a very close third behind only race winner Jimmy Mars and runner-up Jason Feger!

(June 11, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. finally landed his first career UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals triumph tonight at Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Illinois! Frankie timed in fourth fastest in his group during the qualifying session and later moved up to second in his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the second row in the 40-lapper, Frankie inherited the top spot on lap 33 when leader Kevin Weaver retired with a blown motor. The Frankfort, Illinois standout then led the remainder of the distance to bag the $5,000 top prize over Mike Spatola, Scott Schmitt, Bobby Pierce, and Tanner English! (Jim Denhamer Photo)

FRANK HECKENAST, JR. IN ACTION IN DLM DREAM
(June 7, 2015) The Heckenast Racing team roared into the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on June 4-6 for the 21st edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' The three-day crown jewel extravaganza kicked off once again with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night at Eldora, Frank Heckenast, Jr. finished sixth in his heat race, won his B-Main, and later climbed to thirteenth in the $2,500 to win feature event. At the "Big E" on Friday evening, Frankie won his heat race prior to slipping back to eighth at the checkers in the $5,000 to win headliner.

When the stakes were raised much higher on Saturday in the Buckeye State, all eyes were fixated on huge $100,000 winner's check. Frankie wound up placing sixth in his heat race and eleventh in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the 100-lap 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Complete results from Eldora Speedway can be viewed by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.

HECKENAST COMPETES IN TWO-DAY JACKPOT 100
(May 25, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. followed the World of Outlaws Late Model Series to Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West Virginia on May 23-24 for the two-day 'Jackpot 100' extravaganza. On Saturday evening in the $8,000 to win opener, Frankie ran second in his heat race prior to winding up thirteenth in the final rundown of the 40-lapper. In Sunday's finale at Tyler County, which boasted a $10,000 payday, Frankie finished sixth in his heat race, third in his B-Main, and twelfth in the 60-lap headliner. The Frankfort, Illinois ace currently finds himself ninth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following the 'Jackpot 100.' Full results can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

FRANK HECKENAST, JR. FOURTH AT HARTFORD SPEEDWAY
(May 16, 2015) With a weekend off from the World of Outlaws Late Model Series grind, Frank Heckenast, Jr. stopped in at Hartford Speedway in Hartford, Michigan on Friday evening, May 15 for a weekly UMP Super Late Model show, which boasted a $1,500 winner's check. Frankie won his heat race in preliminary action and later started the 20-lap sprint from the inside of the second row. The Frankfort, Illinois ace then hung around the front of the field before eventually placing fourth in the final rundown behind only winner JR Hotovy, Brian Ruhlman, and Brandon Thirlby. Complete results from Hartford can be accessed online at www.hartfordspeedway.net.

HECKENAST FINDS NO LUCK AT PONDEROSA & SMOKY MTN.
(May 10, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team invaded Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on May 8-9 for two more pivotal World of Outlaws Late Model Series battles. On Friday night at "The Pond," Frankie ran fifth in his heat race and second in his B-Main to earn the outside of the tenth row for the start of the $10,000 to win main event. During the course of the 50-lapper, Frankie was unfortunately involved in a lap 32 tangle and wound up thirteenth in the final finishing order.

At Smoky Mountain on Saturday evening, another $10,000 top prize was on the line for the cars and stars of the WOOLMS tour. Frankie clicked off the second fastest lap in Group A during time trials prior to finishing second in his stacked heat race. After drawing the fourth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap headliner, the Frankfort, Illinois standout had a top five run going until he suffered a flat right rear tire on lap 32. Frankie was relegated to a fifteenth place effort and now sits ninth in the latest WOOLMS point standings. Full results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

FRANK HECKENAST, JR. ON PODIUM AT FRIENDSHIP!
(May 3, 2015) The Heckenast Racing Team found themselves back on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series trail on May 1-2 in a pair of $10,000 to win specials in the Tarheel State of North Carolina. On Friday night at Friendship Motor Speedway in Elkin, Frank Heckenast, Jr. timed in third quickest during the qualifying session, won his heat race, and later placed third in the 50-lapper behind only victor Chris Ferguson and runner-up Josh Richards. At Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville on Saturday evening, Frankie once again won his heat race in preliminary action prior to slipping back to fourteenth at the finish of the 50-lap headliner. The Frankfort, Illinois ace currently sits seventh in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following the doubleheader weekend. Full results can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

HECKENAST EIGHTH IN WOOLMS POINTS AFTER ILLINI 100
(April 19, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and the #99jr team invaded Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on April 17-18 for the annual running of the 'Illini 100.' The World of Outlaws Late Model Series once again sanctioned the two-day showdown, which was split up for the first time into a pair of separate programs. On Friday night in the $6,000 to win opener, Frankie ran third in his heat race prior to slipping back to eighteenth in the final rundown of the 25-lap sprint.

At the 1/4-mile bullring on Saturday evening, a whopping $15,000 top prize was on the line in the 'Illini 100' finale. Frankie ran eighth in his loaded heat race, but later grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his B-Main. After starting the 75-lap headliner from the inside of the eleventh row, the Frankfort, Illinois native drove past nine competitors en route to a solid twelfth place showing. Frankie now sits eighth in the latest WOOLMS point standings following the Farmer City double-dip. Full results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

#99JR TEAM BACK ON WOOLMS TRAIL AT TAZEWELL...
(April 12, 2015) Heckenast Racing rejoined the World of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule on Saturday night, April 11 at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee. Frank Heckenast, Jr. timed in eighteenth quickest during the qualifying session and later placed seventh in his loaded heat race. After grabbing the third transfer spot through the B-Main, Frankie started the $10,000 to win 'Ray Varner Ford 50' from the inside of the eleventh row. The Frankfort, Illinois native unfortunately ran into issues on lap 34 and retired from the race in the twentieth position. He now sits ninth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings. Complete results from "The Taz" can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

HECKENAST, JR. WINDS UP SEVENTH IN THAW BRAWL
(April 5, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team rolled into the pit area at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois on Saturday evening, April 4 for the annual 'Thaw Brawl' finale. The American Late Model Series (ALMS) presided over the $15,000 to win extravaganza and a strong field of competitors were on hand for the mega-event. Frankie qualified fifth quickest in his group during the time trial session and later ran third in heat race action. After rolling off from the inside of the fifth row in the 75-lap headliner, Frankie blasted all the way up to second in the running order, but later slipped back to seventh at the checkers. Complete results from last night at LaSalle Speedway can be accessed online at www.lasallespeedway.com.

 

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