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PAIR OF TOP FIVES FOR HECKENAST IN TRIPLE SHOT
(August 24, 2015) The Heckenast Racing team and driver Frank Heckenast, Jr. invaded Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio and Eriez Speedway in Hammett, Pennsylvania on August 21-23 for a huge World of Outlaws Late Model Series triple shot. On Friday night in the $8,000 to win opener at Atomic, Frankie finished fifth in his heat race and second in his B-Main prior to charging all the way up to fifth in the 40-lapper to trail only winner Josh Richards, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Shane Clanton, and Tim McCreadie at the checkers. At Atomic on Saturday evening, Frankie ran fourth in his heat race and later wound up fifteenth in the caution-free 50-lap main event, which boasted a $10,000 winner's check.

Another $10,000 top prize was on the line on Sunday at Eriez, which closed out the extended weekend for the #99jr team. Frankie clicked off the third fastest lap in Group A during qualifying and later placed second in his heat race. After drawing the outside of the front row before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap headliner, the Frankfort, Illinois ace hung around the front of the field and eventually garnered a strong third place podium performance behind only victor Josh Richards and runner-up Shane Clanton. He now sits eighth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting Eriez. Full results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

MID-ATLANTIC SWING FOR HECKENAST AND WOOLMS
(August 15, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. skipped tonight's WOOLMS program at Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Virginia to fly back home to attend his cousin Mike Spatola's wedding. Darrell Lanigan filled in behind the wheel of the #99jr at Winchester and finished fifth in the $10,000 to win feature behind only winner Rick Eckert, Shane Clanton, Kenny Moreland, and Morgan Bagley.

(August 14, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team were in the pit area at Potomac Speedway in Budds Creek, Maryland tonight for another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late Model Series throwdown. Frankie qualified seventh fastest in Group B during time trials and later placed fourth in his stacked heat race. After 50 green flag circuits in the headliner, Frankie found himself fifteenth in the final finishing order.

(August 13, 2015) Heckenast Racing was back on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series trail tonight in the 'Fulton Bank 50' at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Delaware. Frank Heckenast, Jr. timed in ninth quickest in qualifying and later grabbed the third transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the fifth row in the $10,000 to win main event, Frankie wound up finishing right where he started in the 50-lapper... in the ninth position.

HECKENAST SETS NTR AND WINS $2,000 AT HARTFORD!!!
(August 8, 2015) Frank Heckenast, Jr. bagged his third victory of the 2015 racing season and his first career American Late Model Series (ALMS) triumph on Friday night, August 7 at Hartford Speedway in Hartford, Michigan! Frankie lowered the track record during qualifying and finished second in his heat race prior to picking up the checkers in the 'Jim Borden Memorial Blueberry Grand Prix.' The Frankfort, Illinois ace pocketed the $2,000 payday ahead of Ryan Unzicker, J.R. Hotovy, Curtis Roberts, and Chad White! Complete results from last night at Hartford Speedway can be accessed online at www.americanlatemodelseries.com. (Jim Denhamer Photo)

BUSY WEEK WITH WOOLMS IN BADGER STATE...
(August 1, 2015) The busy week in Wisconsin wrapped up with the 28th Annual 'USA Nationals' at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin, as the crown jewel spectacular boasted a huge $50,000 payday. On Friday night, Frank Heckenast, Jr. knocked down the fifth quickest lap in Group B during WOOLMS qualifying and later placed second in his loaded heat race. After starting the 100-lap grind tonight from the outside of the fifth row, Frankie moved up to finish sixth in the 'USA Nationals' behind only winner Jonathan Davenport, Billy Moyer, Dennis Erb, Jr., Jimmy Owens, and Chase Junghans.

(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.

 

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