A 22-year old Ridgefield, CT native, Scott Heckert, has made the transfer to sports car racing after two successful seasons in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. In those two years, Scott picked up 5 pole positions and 4 wins with a best finish of 2nd in the championship standings in 2015. In a very short time 2016 has proved to be a successful year for Scott behind the wheel of his SIN R1 GT4. In only his 6th race weekend Scott picked up his first pole and win in the Pirelli World Challenge GTS division at the Utah Motorsports Campus. Scott will be looking for continued success in this division in the remainder of 2016.
Scott Heckert, a Ridgefield, Connecticut, native and engineering student at Miami University in Ohio, is pursuing a full time driving career in the top ranks of racing. Scott started out in karts at the age of eight where he picked up many championships racing locally at the Norwalk Karting Association and the highly competitive World Karting Association racing 4 stroke sprint karts in the Mid-Atlantic Region and National level.
His development in karting led him to open wheel racing success in the competitive Skip Barber Regional and National road racing series. After that his interests switched to pursuing a career in NASCAR cutting his teeth in the highly competitive FASCAR Super Late Model Series in Florida, winning rookie of the year honors in the Brighthouse Challenge Series in 2012. After showing promise in his rookie season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East with BJ McLeod Motorsports running his own cars, Scott signed with Turner Scott Motorsports for 2014. He finished 8th in the championship with two wins at Watkins Glen and Virginia International Raceway, three poles, six top fives, eight top tens. Scott also earned NASCAR’S 2014 Driver Achievement Award and was the K&N Pro Series East Breakthrough Performer Honorable Mention.
Name: Scott Heckert
Hometown: Ridgefield, CT
School: Ridgefield High School ‘11
Miami University ‘17
Major: Mechanical Engineering