OF OUTLAWS WILD WEST TOUR RESULTS...
18, 2014) Another
$10,000 top prize was on the line in the "Wild West Tour"
finale tonight at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North
Dakota. Frank Heckenast, Jr. laid down the seventh fastest lap
in Group B during World of Outlaws Late Model Series qualifying
and later placed third in his heat race behind only prelim winner
Jimmy Mars and runner-up Tim McCreadie. After starting the 50-lap
feature from the inside of the sixth row, Frankie wound up finishing
right where he started the caution-free race... in the eleventh
(July 15, 2014)
The third leg of the "Wild West Tour" took the
Heckenast Racing team to Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, South
Dakota tonight for another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late
Model Series tilt. Frank Heckenast, Jr. clicked off the fourteenth
fastest lap during the qualifying session prior to finishing fifth
in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of
the eighth row in the 50-lap headliner, Frankie moved past seven
competitors to claim a strong eighth place performance.
(July 13, 2014)
Night two of the "Wild West Tour" took place
tonight at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota and
another $10,000 top prize was on the line in the annual running
of the 'Gopher 50.' Frank Heckenast, Jr. knocked down the sixth
quickest lap during the World of Outlaws Late Model Series qualifying
session and later scored the win in his stacked heat race. After
drawing the third starting spot prior to the drop of the green
flag in the 50-lapper, Frankie hung around the front of the talented
field and eventually brought his Club 29 machine home in the seventh
(July 12, 2014)
Heavy rain showers across southeast Minnesota have forced
Deer Creek Speedway officials to postpone tonight's NAPA Auto
Parts 'Gopher 50' for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series until
Sunday evening, July 13. A large crowd of Super Late Model teams
were on the Spring Valley, Minnesota grounds this afternoon ready
to compete in the second leg of the WOOLMS four-race "Wild
West Tour" before the persistent showers led officials to
reset the entire $10,000 to win program to Sunday.
(July 10, 2014)
The annual World of Outlaws Late Model Series "Wild
West Tour" kicked off tonight at Hibbing Raceway in Hibbing,
Minnesota! Frank Heckenast, Jr. posted the ninth fastest time
in Group B during the qualifying session and later finished fourth
in heat race action. After starting the $10,000 to win headliner
from the inside of the eighth row, Frankie drove past five competitors
during the 50-lapper en route to a solid tenth place showing.
SETS FAST TIME AT LASALLE; FINISHES SIXTH
3, 2014) Frank Heckenast,
Jr. and the Heckenast Racing Team rolled into LaSalle Speedway
in LaSalle, Illinois tonight for a $5,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Summer
Nationals tussle. Frankie knocked down the quickest lap overall
during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors and later secured the
win in his loaded heat race over Bobby Pierce, Brandon Sheppard,
and Brian Shirley. After drawing the inside second row starting
spot prior to the drop of the green flag in the 40-lapper, Frankie
wound up slipping back a few positions and eventually netted a
solid sixth place effort behind only winner Brian Birkhofer, Ryan
Unzicker, Bobby Pierce, Jason Feger, and Curtis Roberts. Full
results from tonight at LaSalle can be accessed online at www.thehelltour.com.
ANNUAL FIRECRACKER 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
28, 2014) The #99jr
team wrapped up the ultra-busy 'Firecracker 100' weekend tonight
at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania, as the World
of Outlaws Late Model Series mega-event boasted a $30,000 payday.
Frank Heckenast, Jr. finished fifth in his heat race and third
in his B-Main, which required him to take use of a series provisional
to gain access into the 100-lap feature. After starting from the
outside of the thirteenth row in the 'Firecracker 100,' Frankie
moved past thirteen competitors during the rain-shortened race
and was eventually placed in the thirteenth finishing position.
(June 27, 2014)
The Heckenast Race Team took to the track for night two
of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series-sanctioned ‘Firecracker
100’ tonight, as another $6,000 top prize was on the line!
Frank Heckenast, Jr. qualified eighth fastest in Group B during
time trials at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania prior
to finishing second in his loaded heat race behind only prelim
winner Tim Fuller. After rolling off from the inside of the sixth
row in the 30-lap main event, the Frankfort, Illinois ace came
home with a nineteenth place finish. Frankie now finds himself
eighth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following
night two with the Outlaws at Lernerville.
(June 26, 2014)
Frankfort, Illinois native Frank Heckenast Jr. and the
Heckenast Racing Team made the trip to Lernerville Speedway in
Sarver, Pennsylvania tonight for round one of the 'Firecracker
100' weekend, which is one of the highlights on the annual World
of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule. Frankie qualified twelfth
fastest in Group A during time trials and later went on to finish
fifth in his heat race. In the second B-Main, Frankie then started
third and finished fifth. After taking use of a series provisional
to gain access into the $6,000 to win feature, Frankie picked
off five competitors during the 30-lapper to place twenty-first
in the final rundown.
TEN FOR HECKENAST IN WOOLMS MEET AT BIG DIAMOND
24, 2014) The Heckenast
Racing Team and driver Frank Heckenast, Jr., of Frankfort, Illinois,
traveled to Big Diamond Speedway in Forestville, Pennsylvania
tonight for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series-sanctioned
'Diamond Shines 40.' Frankie, after timing in fourteenth fastest
in qualifying, would finish fourth in his assigned heat race and
later started the 40-lapper from the inside of the sixth row.
Frankie then wound up ninth in the $8,000 to win showdown, as
new car builder Darrell Lanigan would go on to win the main event.
Frankie now sits in the eighth spot in the current WOOLMS point
standings following Big Diamond. Complete results from the 'Diamond
Shines 40' can be found at www.woolms.com.
RACING DEBUTS NEW CLUB 29 MACHINE!
(June 22, 2014)
Frankfort, Illinois native Frank
Heckenast, Jr. debuted a brand-new Club 29 racecar out of Darrell
Lanigan's shop on Friday night, June 20 at Tri-City Speedway in
Granite City, Illinois. Frankie finished fifth in his heat race
and third in the B-Main at the St. Louis-area oval, which narrowly
kept him out of the $10,000 to win UMP Summer Nationals feature
event. On Saturday evening, June 21, the #99jr team headed to
Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky for an unsanctioned program,
which boasted a $2,000 winner's check. Frankie passed four cars
in his heat race to finish fourth and later moved up five positions
in the A-Main to claim a sterling third place performance behind
only victor Dustin Linville and runner-up Kent Robinson. Complete
results from both Granite City and Florence can be obtained by
clicking on www.dirtondirt.com.
ENTERS UMP SN STOP AT KANKAKEE
12, 2014) The
Heckenast Race Team and driver Frank Heckenast, Jr. rolled into
Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Illinois tonight for a visit
by the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. Frankie qualified fourth
fastest in his group during time trials and later grabbed the
third transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the
$5,000 to win main event from the inside of the fifth row, Frankie
wound up placing sixteenth in the final rundown of the 40-lapper.
Full results from tonight's race can be obtained by visiting www.thehelltour.com.
HECKENAST, JR. HITS PAIR OF AMS RACES
(June 1, 2014)
Following a rain-out of the World
of Outlaws Late Model Series event on May 29 at Delaware International
Speedway in Delmar, Delaware, Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr
team stayed in the area and competed in a pair of $4,000 to win
Appalachian Mountain Speedweek races over the weekend. On Friday,
May 30 at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania,
Frankie won his heat race prior to placing eighth in the 40-lap
feature event. At the legendary Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown,
Maryland on Saturday evening, May 31, Frankie was unfortunately
unable to crack the A-Main starting grid. Full results from these
two shows can be accessed by clicking on www.dirtondirt.com.
HEADS TO TYLER COUNTY FOR JACKPOT 100
26, 2014) The
Heckenast Race Team spent their Memorial Day holiday weekend (May
24-25) at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West Virginia,
as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series presided over the 3rd
Annual 'Jackpot 100.' On Saturday, Frank Heckenast, Jr. qualified
seventeenth fastest during time trials prior to grabbing the sixth
and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting
from the inside of the ninth row in Sunday's $20,000 to win feature
event, Frankie wound up finishing right where he started in the
75-lapper... in the seventeenth position. Complete results from
the 'Jackpot 100' can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
TRIPLEHEADER WEEKEND NIGHTLY RESULTS...
18, 2014) Frank
Heckenast, Jr. wrapped up the three-day weekend with the World
of Outlaws Late Model Series tonight with a visit to Duck River
Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee. Frankie qualified eighth fastest
in Group A during the time trial session and later grabbed the
fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race behind only
prelim winner Darrell Lanigan, Rick Eckert, and Eric Wells. After
starting the $10,000 to win main event from the outside of the
seventh row, Frankie brought his #99jr machine home in the fifteenth
position following fifty caution-free laps.
(May 17, 2014)
Continuing rain in East Tennessee
- combined with cool temperatures - forced World of Outlaws Late
Model Series and Smoky Mountain Speedway officials to cancel tonight's
2nd Annual 'Mountain Outlaw 50' at the Maryville, Tennessee facility.
No immediate decision has been made on a rain date. The national
touring series will now turn its attention to the remaining program
on the weekend schedule, as the tour will roll into Duck River
Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee for a $10,000 to win, 50-lap
battle on Sunday, May 18.
(May 16, 2014)
A huge tripleheader with the World of Outlaws
Late Model Series kicked off tonight at 201 Speedway in Sitka,
Kentucky. A total of 39 entrants piled into the pit area to vie
for the $10,000 top prize. Frank Heckenast, Jr. timed in twelfth
fastest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to finishing
eighth in his heat race and seventh in his B-Main. After taking
use of a series provisional to gain access into the 50-lapper,
Frankie improved eight spots throughout the 'Moonshine Runner
50' en route to a fifteenth place showing.
JR. FOLLOWS OUTLAWS TO SOUTHEAST...
4, 2014) Frank
Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team trekked to Fayetteville Motor
Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina and Lavonia Speedway
in Lavonia, Georgia on May 2-3 for two more World of Outlaws Late
Model Series battles. On Friday night at Fayetteville, Frankie
ran seventh in his heat race, third in his B-Main, and twelfth
in the $10,000 to win, 50-lap main event. At Lavonia on Saturday
evening, the Frankfort, Illinois standout once again finished
seventh in his heat race prior to nabbing a thirteenth place effort
in the 50-lap feature, which also paid $10,000 to the winner.
Frankie now finds himself eighth in the latest version of the
WOOLMS point standings following the trip to the Southeast. Full
results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.