Eckert raced Saturday night in the Southern state of Mississippi; 15 hours after crossing the finish line he was in the Northeastern state of Pennsylvania to take the green at another one
Short track racers will go to extreme lengths. Week in and week out, racers all over the country are working hard, just to get to the track.
On Saturday night, Rick Eckert and his #7 machine were in Meridian, MS. That completed night two of a two day show at WhyNot Motorsports Park. It was the World of Outlaws Queen City Shootout were Eckert claimed finished of 6th and 13th.
From there, Eckert loaded up the car and hit the road. Overnight, himself and a friend relocated the race hauler. From the bottom of the country to the top, they landed at Port Royal Speedway.
Important to note, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series made a somewhat rare Sunday appearance. Due to that, they also get things going a little earlier than usual to so the fans could get back home on a work night. Hot laps rolled off by about 5:30 pm.