TRAVELS TO VOLUNTEER STATE WITH OUTLAWS
13, 2014) Following
a rain-out on Friday night at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel,
Tennessee, Heckenast Racing wrapped up their weekend with the
World of Outlaws Late Model Series on Saturday evening, April
12 at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee. Frank
Heckenast, Jr. laid down the twentieth fastest lap overall during
the WOOLMS qualifying session and later finished seventh in heat
race action. After starting the $10,000 to win feature event from
the outside of the tenth row, Frankie completed 46 of the 50 circuits
and was placed seventeenth in the final finishing order. The Frankfort,
Illinois native now finds himself eighth in the latest version
of the series point standings. Full results from last night at
the "Taz" can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
HECKENAST, JR. SIXTH AT I-30 SPEEDWAY!
30, 2014) The
Heckenast Race Team rejoined the World of Outlaws Late Model Series
on March 28-29 with a pair of $10,000 to win tilts in the states
of Texas and Arkansas. Following a rain-out on Friday night at
Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas, Frank Heckenast, Jr. and
his #99jr team rolled into I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas
on Saturday evening. Frankie qualified fifth fastest in Group
B during time trials prior to finishing second in his loaded heat
race behind only prelim winner Billy Moyer. After drawing the
eighth starting spot prior to the 50-lapper, the Frankfort, Illinois
native was able to gain a couple of positions on his way to a
strong sixth place outing. Frankie now finds himself up to sixth
in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following
the rare trip to the Razorback State. Full results from I-30 Speedway
last night can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
RETURNS TO ACTION AT BROWNSTOWN...
23, 2014) Frank
Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team returned to Dirt Late Model
competition on Saturday evening, March 22 at the legendary Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series presided over the 17th running of the 'Indiana Icebreaker'
and a $10,000 top prize was on the line. Frankie timed in thirteenth
fastest in Group A during the qualifying session prior to finishing
seventh in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
those efforts were not quite good enough to transfer the Frankfort,
Illinois ace into the 50-lap main event, which was won by Don
O'Neal. Complete results from Brownstown Speedway can be accessed
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VOLUSIA
22, 2014) The
43rd edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' came to a close tonight
at Volusia Speedway Park and Frank Heckenast, Jr. had his sights
set on the $10,000 payday. Frankie timed in fourth quickest in
Group B during WOOLMS qualifying prior to picking up the win in
his heat race over Kyle Bronson, Gregg Satterlee, and Rick Eckert.
After drawing the sixth starting spot prior to the drop of the
green flag in the 50-lapper, Frankie vaulted all the way up to
fourth on the leader board before slipping back to sixth at the
checkers. He trailed only winner Kyle Bronson, Darrell Lanigan,
John Blankenship, Scott Bloomquist, and Don O'Neal in the finale
tonight at VSP.
21, 2014) Rolling
afternoon thunderstorms forced Volusia Speedway Park officials
to cancel this evening's action at the 'DIRTcar Nationals' presented
by Summit Racing Equipment, setting the stage for a huge finale
on Saturday night featuring the World of Outlaws Late Model Series.
The winner of the 50-lapper tomorrow night at VSP will receive
a $10,000 paycheck. More info can be found online at www.woolms.com.
20, 2014) The
World of Outlaws Late Model Series roared into the Daytona Beach
area tonight to sanction round four of the 'DIRTcar Nationals'
at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. Frank Heckenast,
Jr. laid down the fifteenth quickest lap in Group A during time
trials prior to finishing eighth in his heat race and seventh
in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Frankie was unable to transfer into
the $10,000 to win feature event, which was won by Casey Roberts.
19, 2014) The
43rd Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals' continued tonight at Volusia Speedway
Park with another UMP DIRTcar Series battle, which boasted a $10,000
top prize. Frank Heckenast, Jr. clicked off the fifth quickest
lap in his group during qualifying prior to finishing third in
his heat race behind only prelim victor Scott Bloomquist and runner-up
Brandon Sheppard. The Frankfort, Illinois ace then started the
40-lap main event from the inside of the sixth row, but completed
only 24 circuits on his way to a twenty-second place outing.
18, 2014) Round
two of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' took place earlier this evening
at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida, as another $7,000
winner's check was on the line. Frank Heckenast, Jr. qualified
fifth quickest in his group during UMP time trials before finishing
sixth in his stacked heat race. After grabbing the fourth and
final transfer spot through his B-Main, Frankie was an early retiree
in the 30-lap feature and was credited with a twenty-first place
17, 2014) Heckenast
Racing made the short overnight trek to Volusia Speedway Park
for tonight's opening round of the 'DIRTcar Nationals.' Frank
Heckenast, Jr. timed in fifth fastest in his group during UMP
DIRTcar Series qualifying prior to finishing sixth in his heat
race and third in his B-Main. Frankie then started the $7,000
to win feature event from the outside of the eleventh row and
proceeded to pick off ten competitors during the 30-lapper to
claim a respectable twelfth place performance.
ARMY WINTER NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS
16, 2014) The
annual running of the 'Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals'
wrapped up tonight at Bubba Raceway Park with a $12,000 to win
weekend finale. Frank Heckenast, Jr. laid down the third fastest
time in Group B during the WOOLMS qualifying session and later
claimed a third place effort in his heat race behind only prelim
winner Steve Francis and runner-up Dan Stone. After rolling off
from the inside of the sixth row in the 60-lap feature event,
Frankie flirted with another top ten finish at the Ocala, Florida
facility prior to being paid for twelfth at the pay window.
15, 2014) Night
two of the 'Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals' took place
tonight at Bubba Raceway Park and a $10,000 top prize was on the
line. Frank Heckenast, Jr. clicked off the fourteenth fastest
lap during the WOOLMS time trial session and later advanced up
to second in his heat race to finish behind only prelim victor
Ivedent Lloyd, Jr. After drawing the sixth starting spot prior
to the 50-lap main event, Frankie ran amongst the leaders early
before winding up ninth in the final rundown.
14, 2014) The
Heckenast Race Team made their 2014 season debut in the World
of Outlaws Late Model Series lid lifter tonight at Bubba Raceway
Park in Ocala, Florida. The opener of the 'Bubba Army Late Model
Winter Nationals' paid $7,000 to the winner. Frank Heckenast,
Jr., who is considering a run full-time with the WOOLMS tour in
2014, timed in eighteenth quickest during the qualifying session
prior to grabbing the sixth and final transfer spot through his
heat race. During the course of the caution-free 35-lapper, Frankie
was able to pass eight competitors en route to a solid tenth place