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HECKENAST, JR. COMPETES IN SILVER DOLLAR NATS
(July 24, 2016) The next event on the calendar for the #99jr team was a visit to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on July 22-23 for the 6th Annual 'Silver Dollar Nationals,' which was co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series and boasted a whopping $40,000 payday. The unique format kicked off on Friday night with double heat races and passing points set the lineup for Saturday's portion of the program. Frank Heckenast, Jr. ran fourth in his first heat race on Friday and sixth in his final prelim of the evening. After grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his B-Main on Saturday, Frankie wound up nineteenth in the final finishing order of the 80-lap feature event. Complete results from the 'Silver Dollar Nationals' weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

HECTIC STRETCH OF RACING FOR HECKENAST, JR.
(July 16, 2016) Heckenast Racing dropped into Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois tonight for a $2,000 to win UMP Super Late Model show. Frank Heckenast, Jr. ran second in heat race action and later started fifth on the grid in the feature event. Frankie then worked his way past a couple of competitors at the 1/4-mile bullring during the contest to land a third place podium performance behind only victor Kevin Weaver and runner-up McKay Wenger!

(July 15, 2016) The Wild West Tour finale was scheduled for tonight at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota and a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs. Unfortunately, wet weather struck at the racetrack following World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series qualifying and the remainder of the program was nixed. Frank Heckenast, Jr. had posted the eighth fastest lap during time trials before the rain hit at the speedway.

(July 14, 2016) With morning rain and forecasts for additional wet weather, tonight's $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tilt at Hibbing Raceway in Hibbing, Minnesota has been rained-out and will not be rescheduled. The Wild West Tour will wrap up tomorrow evening at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

(July 13, 2016) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team unloaded tonight at Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minnesota for another Wild West Tour battle with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. Frankie clicked off the fastest lap overall of the 29 entrants during time trials before scoring the triumph in his loaded heat race. After drawing the outside of the second row prior to the start of the $10,000 to win headliner, the Frankfort, Illinois hotshoe hung around the front during the 50-lapper before slipping back to eighth at the checkers.

(July 9, 2016) The Wild West Tour continued for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tonight at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota, as the annual running of the 'NAPA Auto Parts Gopher 50' boasted an $11,000 payday. Frank Heckenast, Jr. timed in seventh quickest in Group A during the qualifying session and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. Frankie then worked his way past a couple of competitors during the 50-lap 'Gopher 50' and eventually wound up eleventh in the final finishing order.

(July 8, 2016) Another WOOLMS showdown in Iowa greeted the cars and stars of the national touring series tonight at Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa. Frank Heckenast, Jr. qualified thirteenth fastest in time trials prior to running third in heat race action. The Frankfort, Illinois native then started the $10,000 to win contest from the inside of the fourth row before slipping back a few spots during the caution-free 50-lapper to record a ninth place effort.

(July 7, 2016) Action with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series heated back up tonight in the Hawkeye State, as Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa presided over an $8,000 to win program. Frank Heckenast, Jr. posted the ninth quickest time in qualifying and later ran second in his heat race. After drawing the outside of the third row for the start of the 40-lap feature, Frankie raced hard before claiming a solid eighth place showing.

(July 5, 2016) The UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour took the #99jr team to Daugherty Speedway in Boswell, Indiana tonight, as another $5,000 top prize was on the line. Frank Heckenast, Jr. clicked off the fastest lap overall during the qualifying session prior to running third in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the third row in the 40-lap main event, Frankie was up to fourth in the running order before he slowed on the fourth circuit with troubles and retired in the sixteenth position.

(July 4, 2016) Heckenast Racing spent their Independence Day at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois, as the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals rolled into the 1/4-mile venue to preside over a $5,000 to win shootout. Frank Heckenast, Jr. laid down the second fastest lap in his group during qualifying and later won his stacked heat race. After drawing the outside of the front row prior to the drop of the green flag in the 40-lapper, Frankie led the first six circuits before eventually settling for a stellar third place podium performance behind only race winner Bobby Pierce and runner-up Kevin Weaver!

(July 3, 2016) Another World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals co-sanctioned showdown succumbed to Mother Nature today, as the $8,000 to win program at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois was nixed by inclement weather.

(July 2, 2016) Tonight's $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals co-sanctioned event at Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri was unfortunately washed out early in the day due to heavy rain showers.

(July 1, 2016) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and the #99jr team dropped into Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois tonight for a UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tilt, which paid $10,000 to the winner. Frankie timed in third quickest in Group A during qualifying prior to running second in his loaded heat race. The Frankfort, Illinois star then started the 50-lap main event from the inside of the third row and motored up to third to earn the podium effort behind only victor Josh Richards and runner-up Brian Shirley!

(June 30, 2016) The dirt-covered Rockford Speedway near Rockford, Illinois played host to the inaugural 'Outlaw Clay Classic' tonight, which kicked off an ultra-busy stretch of racing for the Heckenast Racing team. The single-day World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series throwdown in the Land of Lincoln paid $10,000 to win and attracted a stout 34 car field. Frank Heckenast, Jr. ran third in heat race action and later rolled off starting ninth on the grid in the 30-lapper. On the rough racing surface, Frankie was an early retiree and wound up being paid for sixteenth at the pay window.

BUSY WEEK WITH WOOLMS IN NEW YORK & PENNSYLVANIA
(June 25, 2016) A busy day greeted the #99jr team today at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania, as a day/night doubleheader was held to wrap up the annual 'Firecracker 100' weekend. In the rain-postponed $6,000 to win prelim, Frank Heckenast, Jr. placed fifth in his heat race prior to scoring the victory in his B-Main. At the end of the 30-lapper, Frankie found himself seventeenth in the final rundown of the daytime affair.

In the nightcap, a whopping $30,000 winner's check was up for grabs in the 'Firecracker 100.' Frankie finished sixth in his stacked heat race, but later won his consolation race to advance into the 100-lap grind. The Frankfort, Illinois standout then unfortunately broke a valve spring during the extra-distance affair and wound up being paid for a twenty-first place effort.

(June 24, 2016) Following yesterday's rain-out at Lernerville Speedway, action finally got underway tonight at the Sarver, Pennsylvania facility, as a $6,000 top prize was on the line in a 'Firecracker 100' prelim. Frank Heckenast, Jr. logged the fifth fastest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to taking the victory in his heat race. The Frankfort, Illinois hotshoe then drew the pole position for the 30-lapper and eventually wound up ninth in the final finishing order.

(June 23, 2016) Tonight's $6,000 to win 'Firecracker 100' weekend opener at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania was washed out due to heavy rainfall, but has been reset for Saturday afternoon. Friday's $6,000 to win preliminary program is still on as scheduled. Saturday's day/night doubleheader will then conclude with the 'Firecracker 100,' which once again boasts a $30,000 windfall for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series special.

(June 21, 2016) A busy week with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series kicked off tonight at Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, New York, as an $8,000 payday was on the line in the 'Finger Lakes 40.' Frank Heckenast, Jr. knocked down the quickest lap of the 26 entrants during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors and later scored the victory in heat race action. After drawing the outside of the front row for the start of the 40-lap main event, Frankie ran amongst the leaders throughout the distance in the caution-free affair before claiming an impressive third place podium performance behind only victor Josh Richards and runner-up Shane Clanton!

FRANK HECKENAST, JR. ON PODIUM AT KANKAKEE!
(June 18, 2016) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team rolled into Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Illinois and Hartford Speedway in Hartford, Michigan on June 16-17 for a pair of special events. On Thursday night at Kankakee, a $5,000 winner's check was on the line in the opening event of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Frankie qualified third quickest in his group during time trials prior to running second in his heat race. After starting the 40-lapper from the inside of the third row, Frankie was able to move past a couple of competitors en route to a sterling third place podium performance behind only victor Bobby Pierce and runner-up Mike Marlar.

At Hartford on Friday evening, a $4,000 top prize was up for grabs in an American Ethanol Late Model Tour showdown. Frankie earned Fast Time honors of the 33 entrants during qualifying and later ran third in his loaded heat race. Unfortunately, the Frankfort, Illinois ace suffered motor issues early in the 31-lap main event and was relegated to a disappointing twenty-second place effort. Complete results from both races can be viewed online at www.thehelltour.com and www.aelmt.com.

HECKENAST, JR. TENTH IN DREAM XXII OPENER
(June 12, 2016) Heckenast Racing made the trek to the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on June 9-11 for the 22nd edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Things got underway at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Frank Heckenast, Jr. ran fourth in his heat race prior to moving up to tenth in the $5,000 to win main event. In Friday's $10,000 to win show, Frankie won his heat race, but unfortunately hit the inside frontstretch wall hard in the 25-lap sprint and retired with damage in the twenty-second position.

Due to the damage inflicted to his new Capital racecar, Frankie was forced to scratch from Saturday evening's portion of the 'Dream XXII' weekend. Therefore, the Frankfort, Illinois standout was not able to transfer into the $100,000 to win headliner, which was won by fellow Illinois driver Dennis Erb, Jr. Complete results from the extended weekend in the Buckeye State can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

FRANKIE TWEAKS ON NEW CAPITAL CAR AT FARMER CITY
(June 4, 2016) The Heckenast Racing team unloaded their new Capital racecar on Friday evening, June 3 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois to compete in a weekly UMP Super Late Model program. Frank Heckenast, Jr. timed in fifth quickest overall during the qualifying session and later ran third in his heat race. After starting the $1,000 to win headliner from the inside of the third row, Frankie moved up to third during the feature to finish behind only victor Kevin Weaver and runner-up Mike Glasscock. Full results from last night at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval can be accessed online at www.farmercityracing.com.

HECKENAST, JR. TACKLES MOLER & TYLER COUNTY
(May 30, 2016) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team invaded the states of Ohio and West Virginia over the hectic Memorial Day holiday weekend to enter a trio of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series showdowns from May 27-29. On Friday night at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio, Frankie timed in sixth quickest in Group A during qualifying and later ran second in heat race action. After drawing the outside of the front row before the start of the $10,000 to win headliner, Frankie ran amongst the leaders throughout the 50-lap distance before winding up fourth in the final rundown behind only winner Shane Clanton, Josh Richards, and Eddie Carrier, Jr.

The dirt-slinging action quickly shifted to Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West Virginia for the annual running of the 'Jackpot 100.' On Saturday evening, Frankie finished seventh in his heat race, fourth in his B-Main, and twenty-first in the $8,000 to win feature after utilizing a series provisional. In the $10,000 to win weekend finale at Tyler County on Sunday, the Frankfort, Illinois hotshoe ran second in his heat race and drew the pole position for the 60-lapper before slipping back to ninth at the checkers. Frankie now sits tenth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following the triple shot of racing competition. Full results can be found online at www.woolms.com.

FRANKIE DRIVES CLANTON BACK-UP CAR AT SENOIA
(May 15, 2016) In preparation of receiving his new Capital racecar, Frank Heckenast, Jr. piloted Shane Clanton's back-up Capital machine on Saturday evening, May 14 at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia. The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) rolled into Senoia to preside over the 'Billy Clanton Classic,' which boasted a $5,025 payday. Frankie timed in second quickest in Group B during SAS qualifying, which locked him into the outside of the second row for the start of the 50-lapper. After moving up to as high as the second position, Frankie slipped back to fifth at the checkers to finish behind only winner Shane Clanton, Chase Junghans, Riley Hickman, and Richie Stevens. Full results from last night at Senoia can be viewed online at www.sasdirt.com.

HECKENAST IN ACTION AT PONDEROSA & SMOKY MTN.
(May 8, 2016) Heckenast Racing followed the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series trail to Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee over the May 6-7 weekend for a pair of $10,000 to win programs. On Friday night at Ponderosa, Frank Heckenast, Jr. finished seventh in his heat race, second in the B-Main, and twentieth in the 50-lap headliner. At Smoky Mountain on Saturday evening, Frankie ran eighth in both his heat race and his B-Main before utilizing a provisional and placing twenty-first in the final rundown of the caution-free 'Mountain Outlaw 50.' He now sits eleventh in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings. Full results can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

#99JR TEAM BACK ON OUTLAWS TRAIL IN TARHEEL STATE
(May 1, 2016) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and the #99jr team traveled to the Tarheel State on April 29-30 for $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series showdowns at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, North Carolina and Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina. On Friday night at Gastonia, Frankie timed in eighth quickest in Group B during qualifying prior to running second in heat race action. After drawing the third starting spot before the start of the 50-lapper, Frankie ran second early in the distance before eventually slipping back to fourth in the rough and tumble feature to finish behind only winner Josh Richards, Chub Frank, and Rick Eckert!

At Fayetteville on Saturday evening, another $10,000 top prize was on the line in front of a huge grandstand crowd. Frankie finished seventh in his loaded heat race and eleventh in the B-Main, which forced him to rely on a series provisional to gain access into the 50-lap headliner. The Frankfort, Illinois standout was then able to move up six spots during the A-Main to salvage a seventeenth place performance. Frankie now finds himself tenth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting the Tarheel State. Full results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

HECKENAST, JR. SEVENTH IN HAWKEYE STATE CLASHES
(April 17, 2016) The Heckenast Racing team ventured to the Hawkeye State of Iowa on April 15-16 for a pair of MARS DIRTcar Series and Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series co-sanctioned duels. On Friday night at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa, Frank Heckenast, Jr. ran second in his heat race prior to claiming a steady seventh place effort in the $5,000 to win main event. In the weekend finale on Saturday evening at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, a hefty $10,555 top prize was on the line annual running of the 'Slocum 50.' Frankie finished third in heat race action and later moved up to seventh in the 50-lap headliner. Complete results can be obtained by clicking on www.cornbeltclash.com.

HECKENAST RACING TRAVELS TO DUCK RIVER...
(April 10, 2016) Frank Heckenast, Jr. and his #99jr team followed the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series trail to the Volunteer State of Tennessee on Friday, April 8, as Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee played host to a $10,000 to win showdown. Frankie clicked off the fifth quickest lap in Group B during time trials and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 50-lap main event from the inside of the eighth row, Frankie wound up finishing right where he started... in the fifteenth position.

Saturday's scheduled WOOLMS stop at Tazewell (TN) Speedway was then canceled due to inclement weather. The Frankfort, Illinois ace currently finds himself tenth in the latest version of the national series point standings exiting Duck River Raceway Park. Full results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

#99JR TEAM TACKLES ILLINI 100 AT FARMER CITY
(April 4, 2016) World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series action heated back up for the #99jr team on April 2-3 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois, as the annual running of the 'Illini 100' took place at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds bullring. On Saturday night in the $6,000 to win weekend opener, Frank Heckenast, Jr. ran sixth in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main, but was later awarded a series provisional to gain access into the 25-lap main event. During the course of the headliner, Frankie was able to move past seven competitors on his way to an eighteenth place effort.

At Farmer City on Sunday, a whopping $15,000 payday was on the line in the finale of the 'Illini 100' weekend. Frankie clicked off the sixth quickest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. Unfortunately, the Frankfort, Illinois standout ran into troubles during the 75-lap feature and wound up twenty-sixth in the final finishing order. Frankie now sits tenth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings. Full results can be obtained by clicking on www.woolms.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

 

 

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