BILLY MOYER TRANSFERS INTO KNOXVILLE LM NATIONALS
September 16, 2018 ---
Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) made their way to the Hawkeye State on September 13-15 for the 15th Annual 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' at the storied Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. The action started at the 1/2-mile, semi-banked speedplant with a pair of preliminary shows - each of which paid $7,000 to the winner. On Thursday night, Billy Moyer suffered problems underneath the hood during his heat race and unfortunately missed out on the 25-lap main event. At Knoxville on Friday evening, Billy won his heat race - armed with a new powerplant - and eventually wound up sixteenth in the final finishing order of the 25-lapper.

By virtue of racking up the twenty-fourth highest point total during preliminary competition, Billy earned the right to the outside of the twelfth row for the start of Saturday's 100-lap crown jewel spectacular. With his focus set on capturing the $40,000 top prize in the 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals,' the Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer wound up pulling off the racing surface after 64 circuits and was officially paid for a twenty-first place showing. Full results from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie can be viewed by logging onto www.lucasdirt.com.

MOYER ANNOUNCES PLANS TO START 2019 DOWN UNDER!!!
September 12, 2018 ---
With several marquee events still left on his 2018 racing calendar including this weekend's 15th Annual 'Knoxville Late Model Nationals,' Billy Moyer unveiled plans today that he will start his 2019 campaign in January with the USA Invasion Tour of Western Australia! For the first time in his storied 41 year racing career, Billy will head Down Under as part of Team USA for four rounds of racing action at a trio of different dirt facilities. In addition to competing and representing Team USA, the Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer will also be participating in a number of media events to further promote Dirt Late Model racing in Western Australia, as well as future USA participation. (Heath Lawson Photography)

Billy, who resides in Batesville, Arkansas, will be hosted for the trip by Paul and Alice Stubber of Bunbury, Western Australia. Paul comes over to the United States frequently during the summer months and has competed mainly on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. The Stubber's will be providing Billy with a new car and crew members for the duration of the USA Invasion Tour, which kicks off on January 9 and concludes on January 19. | press release

MOYER RUNNER-UP IN $10K TWIN 25; WORLD 100 POSTPONED
September 9, 2018 ---
Next up on the racing calendar for the #21 team was the 48th running of the famous 'World 100,' which was scheduled to run on the high-banks of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 6-8. With the rainy remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon postponing all of the action on Friday and Saturday until October 12-13, Billy Moyer competed in only his $10,000 to win Twin 25 at the "Big E" on Thursday night. After rain showers pushed back the program until the wee hours of Friday morning, Billy won his heat race and later drew the pole position for the start of his 25-lap contest. "Mr. Smooth" then led the first nineteen circuits of the main event before settling for an impressive runner-up effort behind only victor Scott Bloomquist. Complete results from the rainy weekend in the Buckeye State can be located by logging onto www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

BILLY MOYER WINS ANOTHER BALTES CLASSIC TITLE!
September 3, 2018 ---
Billy Moyer, of Batesville, Arkansas, racked up his fourth 'Baltes Classic' title on Sunday evening, September 2 on the hallowed high-banks of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio! Billy timed in third quickest in his group during American Late Model Series (ALMS) qualifying prior to scoring the victory in his heat race. After starting the 30-lap main event from the pole position, Billy led most of the feature distance before swapping the top spot a couple of times late with Nick Hoffman in lapped traffic. At the checkers, Billy was able to stave off Hoffman, Matt Miller, Rusty Schlenk, and Chad Finley to score the $5,000 payday. The popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" now has eight victories to his credit in 2018 and has amassed 834 wins on his impressive career resume! (Jim DenHamer Photo)

Earlier in the weekend, the #21 team was in action at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois. On Thursday at Granite City, Billy finished second in his heat race, but later pulled off the racing surface early in the $2,000 to win feature event due to track conditions and placed twelfth in the final finishing order. At Farmer City on Friday night in a $5,000 to win ALMS contest, Billy set Fast Time in qualifying, won his heat race, and later led the first 34 circuits in the 35-lapper. Unfortunately, he was passed by eventual winner Shannon Babb on the final lap and was forced to settle for a strong runner-up performance. Complete results from the triple shot of holiday weekend action can be found online at www.tricityspeedway.net and www.americanlatemodelseries.com. | press release

MOYER STARTS AT MANSFIELD; RUNNER-UP IN KENTUCKY!
August 26, 2018 ---
The Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) team started out the August 24-25 weekend on Friday night at Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the first night of the 'Dirt Million,' which featured a pair of $10,000 to win duels. Billy Moyer placed third in his stacked heat race and later started the 30-lap main event from the outside of the sixth row. The Batesville, Arkansas standout eventually wound up twenty-first in the final rundown and left the Buckeye State facility following the race.

On Saturday evening, the #21 team landed at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky, as the Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship Series sanctioned the annual 'Harold Hardgrove Memorial.' Billy won his heat race in preliminary action and later had a strong run in the $5,022 to win main event. The popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" finished a strong runner-up in the 40-lapper trailing only victor Jason Jameson! Complete results from both weekend races can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com and www.lcspeedway.net.

BILLY MOYER DROPS INTO I-55 AND RECORDS SEVENTH WIN!
August 12, 2018 ---
Billy Moyer, of Batesville, Arkansas, dropped into Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri on Saturday evening, August 11 and laid claim to his seventh feature win of the 2018 campaign! In a weekly UMP Super Late Model event, Billy won his heat race in preliminary action and later started third on the grid in the 25-lap headliner. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer then grabbed the top spot early in the feature distance and led the majority of the contest to bag the $1,200 winner's check ahead of Ken Rumble, Jeff Herzog, Tim Ratajczyk, and Rickey Frankel! (STL Racing Photos)

A night earlier, the #21 team was in the pit area at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois for a $5,000 to win MARS Racing Series shootout. Billy placed third in his heat race and later started the 40-lap main event from the inside of the fifth row. The popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" unfortunately suffered transmission woes during the course of the race and wound up retiring in the nineteenth position. Complete results from both weekend races can be viewed online at www.tricityspeedway.net and www.i55raceway.com. | press release

MOYER HEADS NORTH TO CEDAR LAKE FOR USA NATIONALS
August 5, 2018 ---
As the calendar turned to the month of August, the #21 team found themselves near the Minnesota / Wisconsin border at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin on August 2-4 for the 31st Annual 'USA Nationals,' which was sanctioned once again by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. The extended weekend kicked off on Thursday evening with a $6,000 to win preliminary program. Billy Moyer placed sixth in his loaded heat race, but later won his B-Main to gain access into the 40-lap main event. "Mr. Smooth" only completed 22 circuits; however, and retired from the contest in the twenty-fourth spot.

At CLS on Friday night, a double set of heat races with passing points were held to help set the lineups for Saturday's grand finale, which once again boasted a $50,000 winner's check. Billy finished seventh in his first heat race of the evening prior to running ninth in his final prelim. Due to starting deep in one of the consolation races on Saturday, Billy opted to skip Saturday's portion of the crown jewel event and did not compete in the 100-lap headliner. Full results from the 'USA Nationals' weekend can be found online by visiting www.woolms.com.

BILLY MOYER TRANSFERS INTO PRAIRIE DIRT CLASSIC
July 29, 2018 ---
The 29th edition of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' took center stage over the July 27-28 weekend at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois. On Friday night, Billy Moyer knocked down the seventeenth fastest lap in Group A during World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series qualifying prior to placing sixth in his $2,500 to win qualifying feature. Following a triumph in his consolation event on Saturday evening, Billy started the $30,000 to win 'Prairie Dirt Classic' from the outside of the ninth row. Unfortunately, the Batesville, Arkansas standout had no high gear from the outset of the 100-lap main event and retired after only 31 circuits in the twenty-eighth position. Full results from the action-packed weekend at FALS can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

MOYER TACKLES SILVER DOLLAR NATIONALS AT I-80
July 22, 2018 ---
Next up on the racing calendar for Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) was a trip to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska from July 19-21 for the 8th edition of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals,' which was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Things kicked off on Thursday night in the Cornhusker State with the rain-postponed 'Malvern Bank Go 50.' Billy Moyer finished sixth in his stacked heat race and third in his B-Main, which earned him the twenty-first starting spot in the $10,000 to win main event. Billy wound up retiring after only thirty circuits and was officially placed nineteenth in the final finishing order of the 50-lap affair.

On Friday evening at I-80, Billy ran fourth in both of his heat races and accumulated the sixteenth most combined passing points in doing so. After starting the $53,000 to win 'Silver Dollar Nationals' on Saturday from the outside of the eighth row, "Mr. Smooth" fought hard for a top ten showing before eventually nabbing a thirteenth place performance in the 80-lapper. Full results from the action-packed weekend can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com.

#21 TEAM BUSY ON UMP SUMMER NATIONALS TRAIL...
July 14, 2018 ---
Billy Moyer and his #21 BMR team wrapped up the grueling UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Series tonight at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio. The 20th Annual 'Birthday Race' at Oakshade drew 47 entrants to vie for the $10,000 payday. Billy knocked down the seventh quickest time in Group A during qualifying and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. With passing at a premium throughout the 60-lap "Hell Tour" finale, Billy was able to move up four positions en route to a ninth place effort. He wound up sixth in the final point standings despite skipping several events throughout the course of the month-long tour.

July 13, 2018 --- The penultimate event on the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals circuit took center stage tonight at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio. The first event of the annual 'Birthday Race Weekend' paid $5,000 to the winner. Billy Moyer stopped the clock fourth fastest in Group B during qualifying before finishing second in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the 40-lap feature, Billy drove past a trio of racecars on his way to a solid fifth place showing behind only race winner Zack Dohm, Rusty Schlenk, Brian Shirley, and Frank Heckenast, Jr.

July 12, 2018 --- The "Hell Tour" soldiered on tonight at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan with the inaugural running of the 'Dan Salay Memorial,' which boasted another $5,000 payday. Billy Moyer timed in second quickest in his group during qualifying prior to running second in heat race action. Following a fifth place effort in the $500 to win fast dash, Billy drove to the front in the feature to lead laps 9 and 13-35. At the conclusion of the entertaining 40-lapper, Billy found himself in the runner-up position behind only victor Jason Feger!

July 11, 2018 --- Billy Moyer, of Batesville, Arkansas, reached a huge milestone in his illustrious racing career tonight at Thunderbird Raceway in Muskegon, Michigan, as he recorded his 100th career UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals feature victory!!! Billy knocked down the fastest lap overall during time trials to earn Fast Time honors prior to picking up the heat race victory. After drawing the pole position and leading the first circuit in the 40-lap headliner, the popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" then regained the point on lap 32 when leader Brian Shirley went up in smoke. Billy then led the remainder of the feature distance to bag the $5,000 top prize over Frank Heckenast, Jr., Nick Kurtz, Rich Neiser, and Rusty Schlenk! (Jim DenHamer Photo) | press release

July 10, 2018 --- In search of his 100th career UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win, Billy Moyer returned to the "Hell Tour" tonight at Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville, Indiana. Billy claimed the second fastest time in his group during the qualifying session and later ran second in his heat race. "Mr. Smooth" then started sixth on the grid in the $5,000 to win main event and maneuvered past three competitors during the 40-lapper en route to a third place podium showing behind only winner Frank Heckenast, Jr. and runner-up Rusty Schlenk!

July 7, 2018 --- The Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) team trekked to Highland Speedway in Highland, Illinois tonight for another $10,000 to win battle on the grueling UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. Billy Moyer logged the second fastest time in his group during qualifying prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the fourth row in the 40-lap headliner, Billy raced hard on the slippery racing surface and eventually garnered an eighth place effort.

July 6, 2018 --- Following a week off the tour to regroup, Billy Moyer returned to the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals in triumphant fashion tonight by recording his 99th series win at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois! Billy knocked down the second quickest lap in his group during qualifying before taking the victory in his loaded heat race. He then started the 40-lap main event from the inside of the second row and led laps 6-26 of the headliner before regaining the point for good on the 34th circuit. "Mr. Smooth" went on to lead the remainder of the distance to pocket the $10,000 windfall for his fifth victory of the season over Brian Shirley, Jason Feger, Kent Robinson, and Tim Manville! (Jim DenHamer Photo) | press release

June 28, 2018 --- The next race on the "Hell Tour" grind for the #21 team came tonight at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois. A strong field of 34 entrants were in the pit area tonight at the 1/4-mile oval to race for the $5,000 winner's check. Billy Moyer, who sits second in Summer Nationals points, timed in second fastest in Group A during qualifying prior to picking up the win in heat race action. After drawing the pole position for the 40-lapper, Billy ran towards the front early in the distance and was in the third spot on lap 25 when he unfortunately made a hard impact with the turn three wall. The Hall of Famer walked away from the grinding wreck, but he was relegated to a disappointing nineteenth place performance and has since opted to pull off the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour.

June 26, 2018 --- Tonight's UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals program scheduled for Charleston Speedway in Charleston, Illinois has been cancelled due to heavy morning rain and a high chance for more wet weather. No makeup date for the $5,000 to win event was immediately announced.

June 25, 2018 --- The "Hell Tour" stormed back into the Land of Lincoln tonight for the rain-postponed stop at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois. 23 competitors drove through the pit gate to vie for the $5,000 first place prize. Billy Moyer started out his evening by posting the third quickest time in his group during qualifying and finishing fifth in his loaded heat race. Billy then started the 40-lap main event from the inside of the seventh row before ultimately winding up twelfth in the final finishing order at the high-banked, 3/8-mile facility.

June 24, 2018 --- Next up on the "Hell Tour" schedule was a visit to Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana tonight for a $5,000 to win battle. With heat races scrapped due to impending thunderstorms, Billy Moyer locked himself into the inside of the fifth row in the 40-lap feature event by virtue of qualifying third fastest in his group. The popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" then vaulted past six competitors on the 1/4-mile oval to bag a strong third place podium finish behind only victor Shannon Babb and runner-up Tyler Erb!

June 23, 2018 --- Billy Moyer, of Batesville, Arkansas, picked up his fourth checkered flag of the 2018 racing season and his 98th career UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory tonight at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois! Billy knocked down the fifth quickest time in Group A during qualifying before placing third in his stacked heat race. "Mr. Smooth" then rolled off from the inside of the fifth row in the 50-lap main event and drove towards the front to eventually wrestle away the lead for good on lap 35. Billy then led the remainder of the feature distance to pocket the $10,000 payday ahead of Brian Shirley, Shannon Babb, Chris Simpson, and Timothy Culp! (Todd Battin Photo) | press release

June 22, 2018 --- Mother Nature finally gave a reprieve to the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour tonight, but several days of heavy rain through the Land of Lincoln left Tri-City Speedway with a rough, hammer-down racing surface. At the Granite City, Illinois oval, Billy Moyer timed in eleventh quickest in Group A during qualifying before finishing sixth in his loaded heat race and second in his B-Main. After starting the rugged $10,000 to win main event from the outside of the ninth row, Billy was an early retiree in the 40-lapper - that saw only eight cars finish the race - and was relegated to a fifteenth place showing.

June 21, 2018 --- Thursday's scheduled $5,000 to win "Hell Tour" shootout at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois has shifted to Monday, June 25 because of wet grounds and a rainy forecast. The next UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals showdown will be Friday, June 22 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois where a $10,000 payday will be up for grabs.

June 20, 2018 --- The 'Wildman Kelly Classic' took center stage tonight at Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois, as another $5,000 top prize was on the line for the cars and stars racing with the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. Billy Moyer knocked down the quickest lap overall during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors prior to picking up the victory in his loaded heat race. Unfortunately, storms blew through the area following the completion of heat race action and postponed the remainder of the program. A makeup date to complete the event is expected to be announced later...

June 19, 2018 --- Tonight's UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals stop at the tiny Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Illinois was washed out following the completion of time trials. No makeup date for the $5,000 to win program was immediately announced.

June 17, 2018 --- The first week of the grueling "Hell Tour" wrapped up tonight with a visit to Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Indiana. Billy Moyer, of Batesville, Arkansas, laid down the second fastest lap in his group during qualifying prior to running second in heat race action. "Mr. Smooth" then started sixth on the grid in the 40-lap headliner and drove past leader Timothy Culp to grab the point on the 30th circuit. Billy then pulled away to claim the $5,000 top prize for his 97th career UMP Summer Nationals win over Culp, Tyler Erb, Rusty Schlenk, and Shannon Babb! (Jim DenHamer Photo) | press release

June 16, 2018 --- Next up on the UMP Summer Nationals grind was a visit to the pristine Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois where another $10,000 winner's check was up for grabs. Billy Moyer timed in fourth fastest in his group during qualifying before grabbing the fourth transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 30-lap main event from the inside of the sixth row, Billy steered past a handful of competitors to a solid sixth place effort behind only victor Shannon Babb, Brandon Thirlby, Mike Mataragas, Tony Jackson, Jr., and Tim Manville.

June 15, 2018 --- The third leg of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals was held earlier this evening at Sycamore Speedway in Maple Park, Illinois and a $10,000 payday was on the line. In the richest Super Late Model event ever at the 55-year old facility, Billy Moyer clicked off the fourth quickest time in Group A during qualifying, won his heat race, and later led all but one circuit in the first 49 laps of the main event. In the final six laps, Billy and eventual winner Shannon Babb traded the point on five different occasions before "Mr. Smooth" settled for an impressive runner-up performance in the action-packed thriller.

June 14, 2018 --- Night two of the "Hell Tour" featured a complete $5,000 to win program at Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Illinois. Billy Moyer, who has dominated Kankakee in the past, posted the third quickest time in his group during the qualifying session prior to finishing second in heat race action. After starting fourth on the grid in the 40-lap headliner, Billy took the lead from Shannon Babb on two different occasions to lead laps 13 and 21, but was ultimately forced to settle for a strong runner-up showing at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval.

June 13, 2018 --- The 2018 edition of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour kicked off tonight at Peoria Speedway in Peoria, Illinois and the #21 team was in attendance to do battle for the $5,000 paycheck. Billy Moyer knocked down the seventh fastest lap in Group A during time trials before grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 40-lapper from the inside of the fifth row, Billy was able to advance up to sixth on the one-groove racing surface to trail only winner Billy Drake, Jason Feger, Brian Shirley, Billy Moyer, Jr., and Brandon Thirlby.

MOYER EARNS TOP TEN IN DREAM PRELIM AT ELDORA
June 10, 2018 ---
One of the sport's richest events was held from June 7-9 at the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, as 78 competitors converged at the 1/2-mile speedplant to do battle in 'Dream XXIV.' Following a washout on Thursday night, both preliminary shows were held on Friday. In the $5,000 to win prelim during the afternoon, Billy Moyer won his heat race in preliminary action prior to slipping back to tenth in the 25-lap sprint. Later that evening in the $10,000 to win prelim, Billy placed fourth in his heat race and sixteenth in the 25-lapper. On Saturday in the grand finale, which once again boasted a $100,000 payday, Billy was unfortunately not able to transfer into the 100-lap crown jewel race after finishing seventh in his stacked heat race and suffering a flat tire in his B-Main. Full results from the soggy weekend at the "Big E" can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

BILLY MOYER NABS TOP FIVES IN CCSDS ACTION!
June 3, 2018 ---
Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) invaded Crowley's Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Arkansas and I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 1-2 for a pair of COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) tilts. On Friday night at Crowley's Ridge, Billy Moyer won his heat race in preliminary action prior to placing third in the $2,000 to win main event behind only victor Jack Sullivan and runner-up Kyle Beard. At I-30 on Saturday evening, a $5,000 top prize was on the line in the annual running of the 'Rockabilly 45.' Billy started fifth on the grid in the 45-lap affair and battled for the lead during the middle stages of the race before settling for a fourth place showing behind only winner Jack Sullivan, Payton Looney, and son Billy Moyer, Jr. Complete results from the CCSDS double-dip can be accessed online at www.compdirt.com.

 

 

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