NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VOLUSIA
16, 2019) Frank Heckenast, Jr. wrapped up
the 48th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' tonight at Volusia (FL)
Speedway Park, as another $10,000 winner's check was up for grabs
for the 45 car field. Frankie placed seventh in his loaded heat
race prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his B-Main.
The Frankfort, Illinois standout then started the 50-lap grand finale
from the inside of the eleventh row, but retired after only 24 circuits
in the twenty-sixth position.
2019) The penultimate event of the 2019 'DIRTcar
Nationals' at Volusia Speedway Park took center stage in the Dirt
Late Model world tonight and the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series presided over another $10,000 to win spectacular.
Frank Heckenast, Jr. wound up eighth in his heat race and seventh
in his B-Main, which meant that the Frankfort, Illinois native was
forced to watch the 50-lapper that was once again won by Brandon
2019) Valentine's Day for the #99jr team
was headlined by another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton
Buildings Late Model Series shootout tonight at Volusia Speedway
Park in Barberville, Florida. Frank Heckenast, Jr. timed in sixth
fastest in Group B during qualifying and later placed fourth in
both his heat race and his B-Main. Unfortunately, those finishes
were just shy of advancing Frankie into the 50-lap main event that
was eventually won by Brandon Sheppard.
2019) The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series returned to competition tonight at Volusia Speedway
Park and a $10,000 top prize was on the line for the stellar 44
car field. Frank Heckenast, Jr. unfortunately was not able to transfer
into the 50-lap headliner after finishing eleventh in his heat race
and fourteenth in his B-Main.
2019) Tonight's DIRTcar-sanctioned program
at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida has been washed
out from afternoon showers with more rain on the way. The $7,000
to win 'DIRTcar Nationals' showdown at the Daytona Beach-area oval
will not be rescheduled. Action will get back underway at VSP tomorrow,
as the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series will
preside over a 50-lapper, which will boast a $10,000 payday.
2019) The 48th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals'
for the Super Late Models started tonight at Volusia Speedway Park
with a $7,000 to win shootout at the 1/2-mile Barberville, Florida
speedplant. Frank Heckenast, Jr. posted the ninth quickest time
in his group during qualifying before running eighth in his loaded
heat race and ninth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Frankie was not
able to make the start in the 30-lap sprint, which was eventually
won by Mike Marlar.
BUBBA ARMY WINTER NATIONALS RAINED
10, 2019) A $10,000 to win throwdown at Bubba
Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida was scheduled for tonight to wrap
up the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion of "Speedweeks"
in Georgia and Florida. However, the annual 'Bubba Army Winter Nationals'
was rained-out shortly before hot laps started and the program,
which was set to be highlighted by a 50-lap main event, will not
HECKENAST, JR. STARTS 2019 SEASON
IN WINTER FREEZE
9, 2019) The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series kicked off their version of the 2019 racing season
on February 8-9 at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia.
The Peach State venue drew a 39 car field for the 'Winter Freeze
IX,' which featured two complete shows paying $10,000 to win each
night. On Friday night in his season opener, Frank Heckenast, Jr.
unfortunately missed out on the 50-lap headliner after finishing
sixth in his heat race and eleventh in his B-Main. In tonight's
$10,000 to win program, Frankie ran fifth in his stacked heat race,
second in his B-Main, and thirteenth in the 50-lapper after working
his way past seven competitors.
2019 SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER
FOR #99JR TEAM!
19, 2018) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr
Super Late Model team unveiled their 2019 racing plans today here
on www.FrankJr99.com! Their tentative schedule
is very similar to their 2018 tour of events, as they once again
plan a hardcore run at the DIRTcar Summer Nationals title. Frankie
will unload his new XR1 Rocket racecars for the first time in '19
from February 8-16 in "Speedweeks" events at Screven Motor
Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia, Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida,
and Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. His newly-arrived
Rocket machines will be armed once again this year by Clements Racing
Engines, Penske Shocks, and Swift Springs. The Heckenast Racing
team would like to thank all of their sponsors and fans for their
support throughout the 2018 campaign and are looking forward to
the rapidly approaching 2019 season!! (JoshJamesArtwork.com