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Message started by LMR on 03/27/14 at 12:50am

Title: Rick Eckert Notches Second Straight Win in Chiller Thriller
Post by LMR on 03/27/14 at 12:50am

March 26, 2014

Rick Eckert Notches Second Straight Win in Chiller Thriller at Winchester Speedway
YORK, PENN (March 26) - York, Pennsylvania star Rick Eckert was back in victory lane for the second straight Saturday night on March 22 at Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Virginia!  Aboard Paul Crowl's #7 entry once again, Rick timed in fourth quickest during the qualifying session prior to picking up the win in heat race action.
After rolling off from the outside of the front row in the 35-lap 'Chiller Thriller,' Rick grabbed the point at the drop of the green flag and held the top spot throughout the unsanctioned event.  "Scrub" eventually netted the $2,500 triumph for beating J.T. Spence, Gregg Satterlee, Greg Roberson, and Kenny Pettyjohn to the checkers.  Full results from Winchester Speedway can be obtained by pointing your web browser to
"Everything is just clicking on the #7 car and my job is easy because of everyone that works so hard on it in the pits and at the shop," quoted Eckert following his second win of 2014.  "The racetrack was in good shape and I think about everyone was on the same tires.  I was just able to get out front there at the start and that was the key to the race.  Hopefully, I have some momentum on my side for when we unload the #24 this weekend with the Outlaws."
The World of Outlaws Late Model Series heats back up for the first time in over a month this upcoming weekend (March 28-29) in the states of Texas and Arkansas.  On Friday night, the doubleheader weekend will kick off at Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas with a $10,000 to win battle.  Another $10,000 top prize will be on the line on Saturday evening in the weekend finale at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Rick comes into the pair of special events fourth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings.  Additional information on the double-dip can be accessed by clicking on
Rick would like to thank the following sponsors for their commitment to his race team:  In Loving Memory of Raye Vest, J&K Salvage, Ritchey Sandblasting, Allstar Performance, Horton Coal Company, Sorbera Family Chiropractic and Natural Weight Loss, SoilFume Incorporated, Bloomquist Race Cars, Jay D1ckens Racing Engines, Eckert Trucking, S&S Mobile Power Wash, AFCO Racing Products, All About Doors, All About Wraps, Arizona Sport Shirts, Awesome Racewear, Bahia Service Center, Bell Helmets, Beyea Headers, Callies, Comp Cams, Delph Communications, Dyer's Top Rods, Fatheadz Eyewear, FK Rod Ends, Heintz Bros. Automotive, Hoosier Racing Tires, Hypercoils, ISC Racers Tape, JC Dubil Race Parts, Micro-Armor Lubricants, Ohlins Shocks, Performance Bodies, Petersen Aluminum, Peterson Fluid Systems, Quarter Master, Ringers Gloves, Schaeffer's Racing Oil, Scott Performance Wire, Sweet Mfg., The Bolt Patrol, Tim Fitez Painting, TurboStart Batteries, Van Alstine Tire Groovers, VP Racing Fuels, Weld Racing Wheels, Wiles Driveshafts, and Winters Performance. 
The latest dirt on "Scrub" Rick Eckert can be found online at his official website, which is located at
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