Rick Eckert drives the #24 Lat Model
Class car. He lives in Pa. His home track is Hagerstown Speedway.
Team members helping Rick are: Chad
Curran, Bob Miller, and Harry Edie. Raye Vest is the car owner.
He started racing in 1979 in Fig 8 Class
at Trailways Speedway because his whole family races, Dad, Mom and
Sister. His first win was in 1980 in Fig 8 Class. Career highlights
include Dirt Track World Champion, Dream, national 100 twice, Scorcher
100, 2 time UDTRA Champion, USA Nationals, East Bay Fall Nationals, and
Rick's most exciting moment was winning
the Dream. He is most proud that he was able to
accomplish being a fun time race car driver. He is also very proud of his
2 National Championships.
His racing heroes are his Dad and Dale
Of racing, Rick says, "You need to come
out and experience a race. It is a good family sport!"