TO SKIP EARLY SEASON ACTION IN 2018...
24, 2017 --- A week removed
from his 2017 season finale at The Dome at America's Center in St. Louis,
Missouri, Billy Moyer announced today that he plans to forego any racing
action in January and February, which means that he will not kick off
his 2018 campaign until sometime in the Spring. Billy, who is the all-time
winningest driver in Arizona's January specials and also in Georgia-Florida
Speedweeks, did not want to speculate when or where his '18 lid lifter
would take place. Keep up on Billy's latest schedule plans by clicking
on www.BillyMoyer.com! (Brendon
MOYER SHOWS SPEED IN INDOOR FINALE
17, 2017 --- The #21 Billy
Moyer Racing (BMR) team wrapped up their busy 2017 racing season on
December 14-16 during the 2nd Annual 'Gateway Dirt Nationals' at The
Dome at America's Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The three-day extravaganza
at the makeshift 1/5-mile indoor oval started on Thursday night and
Billy Moyer stopped the clock second fastest in Group A during the time
trial session. The popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" later
finished third and on the podium in a special 'Race of Champions' behind
only $5,000 victor Shannon Babb and runner-up Don O'Neal!
On Friday evening in downtown St. Louis in a $5,000 to
win preliminary show, Billy won his heat race prior to running second
in the 20-lap sprint behind only feature winner Hudson O'Neal! After
drawing the fourth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in
Saturday's 'Gateway Dirt Nationals' grand finale, which boasted a hefty
$30,000 winner's check, Billy moved up to the second position early
in the 40-lapper before unfortunately spinning out of contention. The
Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer concluded his 2017 campaign with
a nineteenth place performance. Complete results from the 'Gateway Dirt
Nationals' weekend can be viewed online at www.gatewaydirt.com.
(Jeff Hall Photo)
CAPTURES $7,500 ALL-AMERICAN 60 WIN!!!
5, 2017 --- The Billy
Moyer Racing (BMR) team reached double figures in the win column for
2017 on Saturday evening, November 4 by capturing their tenth feature
triumph in the 'All-American 60' at Jackson Motor Speedway near Jackson,
Mississippi! Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Billy Moyer knocked down
the fifth quickest lap overall during the Super Late Model qualifying
session prior to running second in his heat race. After starting fifth
on the grid in the unsanctioned 60-lap headliner, Billy drove towards
the front and capitalized on race-long leader Jason Rauen's misfortune
to score the win.
The popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" led
the final three circuits in the 'All-American 60' after Rauen - who
was being hounded by Moyer for the race lead - slammed into a stalled
car and was eliminated with heavy damage. Billy went on to bag the $7,500
winner's share for career victory #826 over Brian Rickman, Dane Dacus,
Garrett Alberson, and B.J. Robinson! Full results from the topless special
at Jackson Motor Speedway can be accessed online at www.jacksonmotorspeedway.net.
(Rickey Victory Photo)
MOYER SIXTH IN RARE SENOIA VISIT
29, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and his #21 BMR team made a rare trip to Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia
on October 27-28 for the 2nd Annual 'Showdown at Senoia.' In Friday
night's $3,000 to win unsanctioned opener at the "gray gumbo,"
Billy qualified fourth fastest in his group during the qualifying session
prior to picking off one competitor during the caution-free 30-lapper
to score a solid sixth place effort. "Mr. Smooth" finished
behind only winner Michael Page, Shane Clanton, Donald McIntosh, Bubba
Pollard, and Riley Hickman. Saturday's $10,000 to win shootout, which
was to be sanctioned by the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus
Series, was unfortunately wiped out by heavy rain showers. Full results
from Senoia can be viewed online at www.senoiaraceway.com.
COMPETES IN CLARK'S HILL CLASSIC...
22, 2017 --- The Billy
Moyer Racing (BMR) team ventured east to Modoc Raceway in Modoc, South
Carolina on Saturday evening, October 21 for the 'Clark's Hill Classic.'
The Ultimate Super Late Model Series showdown paid $4,000 to the winner.
Billy Moyer clicked off the second quickest time overall during the
qualifying session, which locked him into the outside of the front row
for the start of the 40-lap contest. Billy was then running towards
the front during the feature before an incident with a lapped car dropped
"Mr. Smooth" to eighteenth in the final finishing order. Full
results from last night at Modoc can be obtained online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
MOYER NABS CAREER WIN #825 AT TRI-CITY!
14, 2017 --- Billy Moyer,
of Batesville, Arkansas, captured career victory #825 and the ninth
feature win of his 2017 campaign on Friday evening, October 13 at Tri-City
Speedway in Granite City, Illinois! Billy tripped the clock second fastest
in his group during UMP Super Late Model qualifying prior to picking
up the victory in his heat race. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer then
maneuvered to the front of the field on lap eight and led the remainder
of the 25-lap feature distance to pocket the $2,000 payday. Finishing
behind Billy's illustrious #21 machine at the checkered flag was Tim
Manville, Billy Moyer, Jr., Jeff Herzog, and Gordy Gundaker! Full results
from Friday at Granite City can be located online at www.tricityspeedway.net.
(Jimmy Dearing Photo)
RUNNER-UP IN MLRA FALL NATIONALS FINALE!
8, 2017 --- The Lucas
Oil MLRA Series wrapped up their 2017 campaign on October 6-7 at the
pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri with the two-day
'Fall Nationals' weekend. In the $3,000 to win opener on Friday night,
Billy Moyer grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his heat race and
later retired early in the 40-lap feature to finish in the twenty-third
position. In Saturday's finale, which boasted a $5,000 payday, Billy
ran second in his heat race prior to recording an impressive runner-up
performance in the 50-lapper behind only victor Jesse Stovall! Complete
results from the 'Fall Nationals' double-dip can be accessed by logging
MOYER RETIRES WITH VIBRATION AT THE MAG
24, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and his #21 BMR team tackled the annual 'Cotton Pickin 100' on September
22-23 at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi, as a $20,000
paycheck was on the line in the unsanctioned special. On Friday evening
during preliminary action, Billy earned Fast Time honors during the
qualifying session prior to running third in his loaded heat race. After
rolling off from the inside of the fifth row in the 100-lapper on Saturday
night, Billy unfortunately had a vibration that caused him to bring
out a lap 45 caution. The Batesville, Arkansas standout eventually retired
from the 'Cotton Pickin 100' in the twentieth position. Complete results
from this past weekend at "The Mag" can be accessed online
COMPETES IN KNOXVILLE NATIONALS...
17, 2017 --- The Billy
Moyer Racing (BMR) team made their way to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville,
Iowa from September 14-16 for the 14th edition of the 'Lucas Oil Late
Model Knoxville Nationals.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once
again presided over the three-day crown jewel extravaganza, which drew
56 entrants to the Hawkeye State and began with a pair of $7,000 to
win preliminary shootouts. On Thursday evening, Billy Moyer was unfortunately
not able to transfer into the 25-lap feature after finishing eighth
in his heat race and eleventh in the C-Main. At Knoxville on Friday
night, Billy placed fourth in his loaded heat race and was involved
in a skirmish late in the B-Main that resulted in him hitting the wall
and missing out on the 25-lapper.
When Saturday rolled around, Billy and his #21 team opted to forego
the B-Main and did not make an attempt to transfer into the $40,000
to win headliner, which was eventually won by Mike Marlar. Full results
from all three shows at the Marion County Fairgrounds speedplant over
the weekend can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
MOYER LANDS IN TOP TEN IN WORLD 100
10, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
made his yearly September pilgrimage to the hallowed high-banks of Eldora
Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 7-9 for the 47th edition of
the famed 'World 100.' The three-day crown jewel spectacular started
with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs, each of which paid $10,000
to the winner. On Thursday night, Billy ran second in his heat race
prior to moving up a couple of positions during the 25-lap sprint to
garner a solid eighth place showing. At the "Big E" on Friday
evening, Billy grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his
heat race and later wound up fourteenth in the final rundown of the
On Saturday at the Darke County facility, the largest
crowd in the history of Eldora Speedway assembled to witness the 'World
100,' which boasted a gigantic $50,000 windfall. Billy placed third
in his stacked heat race behind Mike Marlar and Brandon Sheppard to
earn the rights to the inside of the eighth row for the start of the
100-lap grind. The Batesville, Arkansas standout was then able to blast
past seven competitors in what could be his final 'World 100' en route
to a steady eighth place performance. Full results from the 1/2-mile
speedplant in the Buckeye State can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
MASTERS ELDORA AGAIN IN BALTES CLASSIC!
4, 2017 --- "Mr.
Smooth" Billy Moyer wheeled his new Moyer Victory Race Car to another
win on Sunday evening, September 3 on the hallowed high-banks of Eldora
Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio! Billy stopped the clock second quickest
overall during the American Late Model Series (ALMS) time trial session
for the 10th Annual 'Baltes Classic' prior to picking up a heat race
triumph. After starting the 30-lap sprint from the outside of the front
row, Billy grabbed the top spot on the seventh circuit and rolled to
the $3,000 victory over Dale McDowell, Kent Robinson, Jason Feger, and
Earlier in the holiday weekend on Friday night, September
1 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois, a $5,000 top prize
was up for grabs in the final race of the season at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds
bullring. Billy knocked down the fastest lap in his group during qualifying
and once again scored a heat race win. The Batesville, Arkansas Hall
of Famer then ran strong early in the 40-lapper, but unfortunately suffered
from a hole in an oil line late in the distance and retired in the sixteenth
position. Full results from both Labor Day weekend races can be accessed
online at www.farmercityracing.com
SMOOTH" WINS $5,000 IN NEW CAR AT
27, 2017 --- Billy Moyer,
of Batesville, Arkansas, celebrated in victory lane for the seventh
time in 2017 on Saturday evening, August 26 aboard a brand-new Moyer
Victory Race Car at Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri! Billy
swept the MARS Dirt Car Series West division program, as he earned Fast
Time honors in qualifying and won his heat race as well. The popular
driver known as "Mr. Smooth" then led all but two circuits
in the 40-lapper to score the $5,000 windfall ahead of Brian Shirley,
Gordy Gundaker, Tony Jackson, Jr., and Mason Oberkramer!
A day earlier, the #21 team was in the pit area at Tri-City
Speedway in Granite City, Illinois for a similar $5,000 to win MARS
Dirt Car Series West showdown. Billy ran second in heat race action
and later started the 40-lap feature from the inside of the third row.
Billy then vaulted up to second in the A-Main to record an impressive
runner-up showing behind only victor Bobby Pierce. Full results from
both weekend races can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Jimmy Dearing Photo)
MOYER COMPETES IN BATESVILLE'S TOPLESS 100
21, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and the #21 BMR team loaded up and made the short trek to Batesville
Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas on August 18-20 for the 25th
Annual 'Topless 100,' which was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series and boasted a gigantic $40,000 top prize. The
ultra-popular roof-less spectacular attracted 41 competitors to the
Razorback State and things got underway with preliminary action on Friday
night. Billy qualified third fastest in Group B during time trials and
despite a flat tire in his heat race, he was able to grab the fourth
and final transfer spot. After Saturday's action was pushed back to
Sunday afternoon due to inclement weather, Billy started the 100-lapper
from the outside of the seventh row. During the course of the daytime
affair, "Mr. Smooth" drew a lap 65 caution and wound up retiring
in the twenty-fourth position. Full results from this year's version
of the 'Topless 100' can be found by pointing your Internet browser
WEEK IN BADGER STATE FOR #21 TEAM
August 5, 2017
--- The 30th edition of the 'USA Nationals' concluded
tonight at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin
and each driver had their sights firmly set on capturing the whopping
$50,000 windfall. Billy Moyer knocked down the third quickest lap in
Group A during time trials last night, but later wound up tenth in his
loaded heat race after running into problems. The Batesville, Arkansas
standout then placed eighth in his B-Main tonight at CLS and received
a track provisional to gain access into the 100-lap 'USA Nationals'
headliner. During the crown jewel extravaganza, Billy unfortunately
retired after only nineteen circuits and was officially relegated to
a twenty-eighth place performance.
August 4, 2017
--- The 'USA Nationals' finally kicked off tonight at
Cedar Lake Speedway and a $6,000 payday was on the line in the World
of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series show at the New Richmond, Wisconsin
facility. Billy Moyer posted the fourth fastest time in Group B during
qualifying prior to running second in his heat race. After drawing the
fifth starting spot prior to the drop of the green flag in the 30-lap
prelim, Billy blasted up to second to finish an impressive runner-up
behind only victor Chris Madden!
August 3, 2017
--- Tonight's $6,000 to win 'USA Nationals' preliminary
event at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin
has been rained-out and rescheduled for tomorrow evening. Also on tap
tomorrow at CLS with the entire rain-postponed prelim program will be
the regularly scheduled time trial session and heat races for Saturday's
'USA Nationals' headliner, which once again boasts a gigantic $50,000
August 1, 2017
--- The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
made their first-ever stop to Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh,
Wisconsin tonight and Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) was in the pit area to
vie for the $10,000 top prize. Billy Moyer timed in sixth fastest in
Group B during qualifying before running third in heat race action.
After starting the 50-lapper from the outside of the sixth row, Billy
pulled off the racing surface after only 36 circuits and was relegated
to a nineteenth place showing.
July 31, 2017
--- A busy week in the Badger State of Wisconsin for
the #21 BMR team kicked off tonight at Plymouth Dirt Track in Plymouth,
Wisconsin, as the Dirt Kings Tour rolled into town to sanction a $4,000
to win throwdown. Billy Moyer tripped the clock second quickest in his
group during time trials prior to running second in his heat race. After
starting the 50-lap feature from the inside of the fourth row, Billy
moved up one spot during the caution-free affair to place sixth in the
final finishing order behind only winner Jimmy Mars, Brian Shirley,
Jason Feger, Nick Anvelink, and Tyler Erb.