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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Heckenast Jr. Comes From 11th to Win at Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Earlier this week, Frank Heckenast Jr. was about ready to give up his bid for the 2020 DIRTcar Summer Nationals title after a few frustrating nights on the tour. Fast forward just a few days, and he parks it in Victory Lane. Heckenast certainly made the most of his first-ever visit to … Read more

7/23/20 – Springfield Raceway

Feature (40 Laps) 1. 99JR-Frank Heckenast [11][$5,000]; 2. 93-Mason Oberkramer [12][$2,500]; 3. 3S-Brian Shirley [1][$1,700]; 4. OO-Jesse Stovall [9][$1,400]; 5. 28-Dennis Erb [6][$1,200]; 6. 48-Tim Lance [18][$1,000]; 7. 12-Scott Crigler [13][$800]; 8. 25-Jason Feger [14][$700]; 9. 1-Jim Moon [20][$600]; 10. O-Dewayne Keifer [7][$550]; 11. 16-Rusty Griffaw [17][$500]; 12. 86-Kyle Beard [3][$500]; 13. 6-Daryn Klein [5][$500]; … Read more