While racing has shut down during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, racers are looking for ways to pass the time.  Dirt Late Model racer Rick Eckert has found one such project for the job – preparing and restoring one of his father’s former race cars.   Irvin Eckert, Jr. – or Junior Eckert, as he was […]

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The ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Model Series brought its cast of characters to the red clay of BAPS Motor Speedway in Pennsylvania this past Saturday night for the Smokey Frye Memorial. Also in the house were drivers of the local beat, looking to claim a home victory.   One such local was Rick Eckert, who […]

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After a thrilling photo finish, an emotional Brandon Overton paid tribute to a friend and crew member while celebrating his $20,000 win in the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series USA 100 at Virginia Motor Speedway (VA).   Overton held off a late charge from Rick Eckert, taking the checkered flag by a 0.119-second margin after […]

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SHAWANO, WI — July 31, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returned to the big ½-mile of Shawano Speedway, located west of Green Bay in Shawano, WI for the next race on the “Week of Wisconsin” Tour on Tuesday, July 31st. The $10,000 to win Sundrop Shootout would also mark the […]

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PORT ROYAL, PA -- Rick Eckert took the lead on lap 39 from Gregg Satterlee and went on to win his third career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race on Sunday night at Port Royal Speedway. In the series’ first ever visit to the track; Pennsylvania drivers swept the top three spots. With the […]

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