MOYER SLIPS INTO WEST PLAINS; LANDS ON PODIUM
11, 2019 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) slipped into Legit Speedway Park in West Plains, Missouri
on Saturday evening, August 10 for a weekly Super Late Model contest.
Billy Moyer, of Batesville, Arkansas, scored the victory in his
heat race and later led several laps in the $1,000 to win headliner.
At the checkered flag, the Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer found himself
in the third position and the podium behind only victor Scott Crigler
and runner-up Tyler Stevens. Complete results from last night at
the former West Plains Motor Speedway can be viewed by clicking
MOYER VENTURES NORTH
FOR USA NATIONALS
3, 2019 --- The #21 team
ventured north to the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond,
Wisconsin from August 1-3 for the 32nd Annual 'USA Nationals.' On
Thursday night in a $6,000 to win preliminary event, which was sanctioned
by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, Billy
Moyer narrowly missed out on transferring into the 30-lap main event
after finishing sixth in his stacked heat race and fourth in his
B-Main. In the double heat races on Friday evening that helped set
the stage for Saturdays $50,000 to win 'USA Nationals,' Billy placed
fourth in his first heat race of the night and fifth in his final
prelim. "Mr. Smooth" wound up 23rd in passing points and
has chosen not to compete in tonight's consolation race, which means
that he will not be able to vie for his sixth 'USA Nationals' crown.
Full results from the weekend can be found online at www.woolms.com.
BILLY MOYER LANDS ON
PODIUM IN RETURN TO LINCOLN
28, 2019 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) headed to Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois and
Fairbury Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois from July 25-27.
On Thursday night in a return trip to Lincoln for the final 24 circuits
of the rain-postponed $5,000 to win DIRTcar Summer Nationals show,
Billy Moyer restarted the race in the third position and wound up
on the podium in third behind only victor Brian Shirley and runner-up
Brandon Sheppard. Over the weekend at FALS in the 30th edition of
the 'Prairie Dirt Classic,' Billy advanced to eleventh in his $2,500
to win qualifying feature on Friday evening, while he came up just
shy of transferring into the $30,000 to win PDC on Saturday after
running fourth in his consolation event and second in the Non-Qualifiers
Race. Full results from the last three nights can be accessed online
(Todd Healy Photo)
MOYER IN ACTION AT I-80
DURING SILVER DOLLAR NAT'LS
21, 2019 --- Next up on the
racing calendar for the #21 team was a trip to the Cornhusker State,
as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the annual running
of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals' from July 18-20 at I-80 Speedway
in Greenwood, Nebraska. On Thursday evening in the $12,000 to win
'Malvern Bank Go 50,' Billy Moyer unfortunately missed out on the
50-lap feature event after finishing tenth in his heat race and
fourth in his B-Main. In Friday's double set of qualifying heat
races, Billy ran eighth in his first heat race of the night prior
to picking up the victory in his final prelim. Following an eleventh
place effort in his B-Main and a runner-up performance in the Non-Qualifiers
Race on Saturday, the driver known as "Mr. Smooth" unfortunately
watched the $53,000 to win 'Silver Dollar Nationals' headliner.
Complete results from the action-packed weekend at I-80 can be accessed
online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
BILLY MOYER COMPETES
IN ABERDEEN; RAIN AT JACKSON
17, 2019 --- Prior to tonight's
washout at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota, the Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) team found themselves in the pit area at Brown County
Speedway in Aberdeen, South Dakota on Tuesday night, July 16 for
another round of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition. Billy
Moyer grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his stacked heat
race and later started the $10,000 to win main event from the outside
of the fifth row. Unfortunately, Billy was an early retiree in the
50-lap feature event and left South Dakota with a twenty-third place
showing. Full results from last night's visit to Aberdeen can be
accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
MOYER FINISHES BUSY
WEEKEND WITH TOP TENS
15, 2019 --- Billy Moyer
battled the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
in four high-profile shows from July 11-14 at Tri-City Speedway
in Granite City, Illinois and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri.
On Thursday night in the first of two $12,000 to win programs at
Granite City, Billy finished seventh in his heat race and fourth
in his B-Main before utilizing a Fast Time provisional and eventually
winding up twenty-third in the final finishing order of the 50-lap
main event. At the St. Louis-area venue on Friday, Billy placed
sixth in his heat race, third in his B-Main, and twenty-second in
The dirt-slinging action then continued at Wheatland in two more
contests - each of which boasted a $15,000 payday. On Saturday evening,
Billy grabbed the second transfer spot through his heat race and
later finished seventh in the final rundown of the 60-lap headliner.
At the state-of-the-art facility on Sunday, the Batesville, Arkansas
Hall of Famer ran second in his heat race prior to advancing up
to fifth in the 60-lap feature to trail only victor Jonathan Davenport,
Mike Marlar, Shanon Buckingham, and Tim McCreadie! Complete results
from the hectic four-race weekend can be located online by clicking
BILLY MOYER TACKLES
SELECT SUMMER NATIONALS SHOWS
6, 2019 --- The DIRTcar
Summer Nationals tour rolled into Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown,
Illinois tonight, as a $7,500 winner's check was on the line for
the #21 team. Billy Moyer stopped the clock fifth quickest in his
group during time trials before advancing to fourth in his stacked
heat race. The Batesville, Arkansas ace then moved up inside of
the top ten during the 50-lapper and eventually crossed underneath
the checkers in the ninth position.
July 5, 2019 ---
A $10,000 top prize was up for grabs for the cars and stars traveling
with the "Hell Tour" tonight at Farmer City Raceway in
Farmer City, Illinois! Billy Moyer laid down the third fastest time
in his group during qualifying before placing fourth in his stacked
heat race. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer then worked his way
past six competitors during the 50-lap feature event on his way
to a solid sixth place outing behind only race winner Gordy Gundaker,
Shannon Babb, Bobby Pierce, Brian Shirley, and Kent Robinson.
July 2, 2019 ---
With persistent rain showers starting to fall early in the evening,
tonight's DIRTcar Summer Nationals stop at Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot,
Wisconsin has been rained out and the $5,000 to win program will
not be rescheduled.
July 1, 2019 ---
Tonight's $7,500 to win DIRTcar Summer Nationals contest scheduled
for the pristine Dirt Oval at Route 66 in Joliet, Illinois has been
canceled due to inclement weather. The race will not be rescheduled
and the "Hell Tour" will move on to Wilmot Raceway in
Wilmot, Wisconsin on Tuesday, July 2.
June 30, 2019 ---
The last day in June took the #21 team to Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln,
Illinois tonight for another round of DIRTcar Summer Nationals competition.
Billy Moyer clicked off the fastest lap in his group during time
trials and later scored a victory in heat race action. Billy then
started the 40-lap main event from the inside of the second row,
but the $5,000 to win race was canceled due to heavy rain that started
falling during a lap 16 caution period. No make-up date was immediately
announced by track or "Hell Tour" officials.
June 29, 2019 ---
The grind of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour took Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) to Highland Speedway in Highland, Illinois tonight
for a $10,000 to win shootout. Billy Moyer knocked down the seventh
fastest lap in Group A during time trials prior to placing third
in his loaded heat race. Billy then blasted past seven competitors
during the 50-lap feature to leave Highland with an impressive runner-up
showing behind only victor Shannon Babb!
June 28, 2019 ---
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series joined the
DIRTcar Summer Nationals tonight for a co-sanctioned battle at the
sprawling Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Indiana. A $10,000
to win program was held and 22 entrants were on hand at the Hoosier
State facility. Billy Moyer posted the third quickest time in his
group during qualifying before running second in his stacked heat
race. After starting fifth on the feature grid in the 30-lapper,
Billy moved up to second in the caution-free affair before eventually
winding up fourth in the final finishing order behind only victor
Brandon Sheppard, Bobby Pierce, and Darrell Lanigan!
June 27, 2019 ---
A trip to the Hoosier State was on tap tonight, as the legendary
Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana hosted the DIRTcar Summer
Nationals for a $5,000 to win contest. A stellar 44 car field converged
on the 1/4-mile oval and Billy Moyer started his evening by laying
down the second quickest time in Group A during qualifying. Following
a convincing heat race triumph, Billy drew the outside of the front
row for the start of the 40-lap main event. The Batesville, Arkansas
Hall of Famer then ran all over the top five during the headliner
and eventually crossed underneath the checkers in the fifth spot
behind only race winner Mike Marlar, Darrell Lanigan, Scott James,
and Bobby Pierce!
June 25, 2019 ---
Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) rejoined the "Hell Tour" tonight
with a visit to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois for
a rain-postponed showdown, which boasted a $7,500 paycheck. Billy
Moyer clicked off the third fastest lap in Group B during time trials
before securing a second place finish in his loaded heat race. After
starting seventh on the grid in the rough-and-tumble 40-lap feature,
Billy was racing hard for a top ten on the rugged racing surface
before pulling pitside and settling for a fifteenth place showing.
June 21, 2019 ---
With grounds already saturated from strong storms and more rain
expected throughout the day, DIRTcar Summer Nationals officials
announced that tonight's $10,000 to win show at Tri-City Speedway
in Granite City, Illinois has been rained-out, but will be rescheduled
for Tuesday, June 25. Billy Moyer has decided to return back to
his Batesville, Arkansas race shop to regroup, but is scheduled
to be back on the tour when it returns to Granite City next Tuesday!
June 20, 2019 ---
The "Hell Tour" took the #21 team to Spoon River Speedway
in Banner, Illinois tonight and 35 competitors piled into the pit
area to do battle for the $5,000 winner's check. Billy Moyer posted
the third quickest lap in Group A during qualifying and later grabbed
the fourth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race.
Billy then started the 40-lapper from the inside of the seventh
row, but was caught up in an opening lap wreck and retired early
in the twenty-first position.
June 19, 2019 ---
Citing wet grounds and a gloomy forecast, DIRTcar Summer Nationals
and track officials have announced that tonight's scheduled series
event at the tiny Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Illinois has
been rained out. The $5,000 to win contest will not be rescheduled.
June 18, 2019 ---
Next up on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals slate was a visit tonight
to Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois for the annual
'Wild Man Kelly Classic,' which boasted a $5,000 top prize. Billy
Moyer recorded the fastest lap in his group during the qualifying
session prior to scoring a heat race triumph. After drawing the
outside of the front row for the start of the 40-lap feature, Billy
was running in the second spot early in the contest when he was
swept up in a wreck in heavy lapped traffic. The Batesville, Arkansas
native was forced to retire from the race with heavy damage and
was relegated to a twentieth place showing.
June 16, 2019 ---
Wet weather continues to plague the 2019 version of the DIRTcar
Summer Nationals, as today's event at Fayette County Speedway in
Brownstown, Illinois was rained out. No makeup date for the $5,000
to win show was immediately announced by track or series officials.
June 15, 2019 ---
With showers and thunderstorms arriving early in the afternoon and
with more storms on the way, tonight's DIRTcar Summer Nationals
showdown at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 in Joliet, Illinois has been
rained out. Officials announced that the $10,000 to win program
has been rescheduled for Monday, July 1 at the pristine speedplant.
June 14, 2019 ---
The first $10,000 top prize of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour
was up for grabs tonight in a visit to Sycamore Speedway in Maple
Park, Illinois. Billy Moyer knocked down the second fastest lap
in his group during qualifying before placing second in heat race
action. The Batesville, Arkansas superstar was then scheduled to
roll off from the inside of the fourth row in the main event. However,
intensifying rain shortly before the start of the A-Main caused
series officials to postpone the headliner to Monday, July 8.
June 13, 2019 ---
The first race of the 2019 DIRTcar Summer Nationals took place earlier
tonight at Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Illinois. Billy
Moyer posted the quickest lap in his group during time trials prior
to slipping back to fourth in his stacked heat race. "Mr. Smooth"
then picked off five competitors during the $5,000 to win headliner
to land in the sixth finishing position only victor Brian Shirley,
Frank Heckenast, Jr., Rusty Schlenk, Jason Feger, and Ryan Unzicker.
June 12, 2019 ---
Due to rain, tonight's DIRTcar Summer Nationals lid lifter at Peoria
Speedway in Peoria, Illinois has been postponed. The $5,000 to win
program for the Super Late Models has been rescheduled for June
26. The month-long tour will now kick off its 2019 season on Thursday,
June 13 at Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Illinois with a
similar $5,000 to win show.
MOYER TACKLES MAGNOLIA
FOR CLASH AT THE MAG
2, 2019 --- The ultra-popular
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the #21 team found themselves
at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi from May 30-June
1 for the 11th Annual 'Clash at the Mag.' In the pair of $5,000
to win preliminary events, Billy Moyer advanced to eleventh in Thursday's
25-lap contest, while he wound up twenty-third in the final finishing
order in Friday's 25-lapper. After starting the $15,000 to win grand
finale on Saturday evening from the inside of the ninth row, Billy
was able to move up two positions in the caution-free, 100-lap headliner
to leave Mississippi with a fifteenth place performance. Complete
results from the trifecta of races that made up this year's edition
of the 'Clash at the Mag' can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.
BILLY MOYER ON PODIUM
AT LEGIT SPEEDWAY PARK!
26, 2019 --- Billy Moyer
and his famed #21 team invaded Legit Speedway Park in West Plains,
Missouri on May 24-25 for a doubleheader weekend leading into Memorial
Day. On Friday night in a $2,000 to win weekend opener, Billy won
his heat race in preliminary action prior to running third in the
A-Main behind only victor Terry Phillips and runner-up Scott Crigler.
At the former West Plains Motor Speedway on Saturday evening in
a $3,000 to win throwdown, Billy placed second in heat race action
and later vaulted up to second in the 50-lapper to trail only race
winner Devin Moran at the unfurling of the checkered flag! Complete
results from the holiday weekend can be accessed online at www.legitspeedway.com.
MOYER ENDS WEEKEND WITH
SOLID SIXTH PLACE EFFORT
19, 2019 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) invaded 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa and Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana from May 16-18 for a pair of special
events. On Thursday night in the Hawkeye State in a $10,000 to win
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle, Billy Moyer won his heat
race and ran second early in the 50-lapper before overheating issues
sent him pitside with a sixteenth place showing. At Brownstown on
Saturday evening in a $4,000 to win American Ethanol Late Model
Tour shootout, Billy advanced to third in his loaded heat race and
later claimed a solid sixth place effort in the 40-lap headliner
behind only winner Scott James, Mike Marlar, Devin Gilpin, Kent
Robinson, and Bobby Pierce. Full results from both weekend races
can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com
(Todd Healy Photo)