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Heckenast Jr. Wins at Thunderbird, Cuts into Points Deficit

MUSKEGON, MI – Right when he needs it the most, Frank Heckenast Jr. pulls through. The Frankfort Flyer was facing a 150-point deficit coming into the Thursday night’s event at Thunderbird Raceway, hot on the tail of his first DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship. That gap has now shrunken to 135 after scoring his third Hell

2020 Results

8/20/20 – Thunderbird Raceway

Feature (40 Laps) 1. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [2][]; 2. 19R-Ryan Gustin [3][]; 3. 6M-Dona Marcoullier [1][]; 4. 3S-Brian Shirley [5][]; 5. M14-Brandon Thirlby [13][]; 6. 42-Chad Finley [4][]; 7. 55-Jeep VanWormer [9][]; 8. 44-Colten Burdette [7][]; 9. 21N-Logan Nickerson [6][]; 10. 21B-Rich Bell [8][]; 11. 25-Jason Feger [10][]; 12. 9R-Curtis Roberts [16][]; 13. 4G-Bob Gardner

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Shirley Back on Top at Butler

QUINCY, MI – After a rough past couple of races, the current DIRTcar Summer Nationals point leader Brian Shirley is back on top after earning his seventh Feature win of the season Wednesday night in the tour debut at Butler Motor Speedway. Shirley got caught-up in a wreck in the Feature at Lincoln Speedway on

2020 Results

8/19/20 – Butler Motor Speedway

Feature (30 Laps) 1. 3S-Brian Shirley [1][]; 2. 7-Drake Troutman [6][]; 3. 91-Rusty Schlenk [3][]; 4. 16-Garrett Wiles [2][]; 5. 25-Jason Feger [4][]; 6. 21N-Logan Nickerson [5][]; 7. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [7][]; 8. 27-Eric Spangler [8][]; 9. 19R-Ryan Gustin [15][]; 10. 21B-Rich Bell [10][]; 11. 44-Colten Burdette [11][]; 12. 19X-Cody Bauer [12][]; 13. 52-Brad Harden

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8/18/20 – Kankakee County Speedway

Feature (40 Laps) 1. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [1][]; 2. 25-Jason Feger [3][]; 3. 19R-Ryan Gustin [7][]; 4. 91-Rusty Schlenk [8][]; 5. 4-Travis Stemler [10][]; 6. 3S-Brian Shirley [2][]; 7. 19X-Cody Bauer [5][]; 8. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford [9][]; 9. 5-Mike Provenzano [13][]; 10. 48-Tim Lance [14][]; 11. 77M-Jay Morris [12][]; 12. B12-Kevin Weaver [6][]; 13. 14-Glen Thompson

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Sheppard Slides Heckenast Late to Win Fourth in Six Days at Lincoln

LINCOLN, IL – He started off Arizona Sport Shirts Week #4 Tuesday night without a single start on the tour this year. He’s now walking out with four Feature wins and the weekly points championship bonus. Brandon Sheppard capped off a magical week of racing his family-owned #B5 on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour Sunday

2020 Results

8/16/20 – Lincoln Speedway

Feature (40 Laps) 1. B5-Brandon Sheppard [1][]; 2. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [2][]; 3. 18-Shannon Babb [8][]; 4. 25-Jason Feger [5][]; 5. 111-Steven Roberts [3][]; 6. 91-Rusty Schlenk [4][]; 7. 4G-Bob Gardner [9][]; 8. 21B-Rich Bell [15][]; 9. 15-Kolby Vandenbergh [11][]; 10. 32M-Cody Maguire [13][]; 11. 30V-Mark Voigt [12][]; 12. 48-Tim Lance [16][]; 13. 11J-Drew Armstrong

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Sheppard Wins Third in Five in Days at I-55

PEVELY, MO – Patience has been an incredible virtue for Brandon Sheppard this week. In the DIRTcar Summer Nationals’ first visit to the hallowed high banks of the Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 since 2018, Sheppard timed his strike for the lead perfectly, riding top-five for most of the race before tracking down then-leader

2020 Results

8/15/20 – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

Feature (50 Laps) 1. B5-Brandon Sheppard [4][]; 2. 3S-Brian Shirley [11][]; 3. 18-Shannon Babb [7][]; 4. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr [9][]; 5. 21-Billy Moyer [2][]; 6. 91-Rusty Schlenk [20][]; 7. 25-Jason Feger [3][]; 8. 111-Steven Roberts [6][]; 9. 33M-Tim Manville [13][]; 10. 10-Daryn Klein [1][]; 11. 4G-Bob Gardner [17][]; 12. 15-Kolby Vandenbergh [12][]; 13. 33-Ricky Frankel