Rick Heinemann drives the #5R Modified
Class car. He lives in South Sioux City, NE. His home track is Blackbird
Bend but he can also be found racing at Buena Vista.
He began racing in 1978 in Late Model at
Interstate Speedway because he loved watching it as a kid. his first win
was in 1981 in late Model at Interstate Speedway. Career highlights
include Top 10 in Points During his Late model days. The thrill of racing
for him is racing against the best. His most exciting racing moment was
going over the wall in Norfolk. He is most proud of always being with good
friends and being known as a clean driver.
Rick's racing hero is Bill Elliott.
Of racing, Rick says, "If you are going to
race, it's a full time job. If you can't give 100% don't buy a car."