MOYER STARTS OFF ON SUMMER NATIONALS GRIND
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)
BILLY MOYER RACING TREKS
TO LAND OF LINCOLN
12, 2019 --- With Saturday's
annual 'FALS Frenzy' at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown
Fairbury, Illinois succumbing to persistent afternoon rain showers,
the #21 team entered one lone event over the May 10-11 weekend on
Friday evening at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois.
A $10,000 top prize was on the line in the 'Farmer City 74' and
a whopping 52 entrants piled into the pit area at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds
facility. Billy Moyer posted the fifth quickest time in Group A
during qualifying prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through
his heat race. After starting the 74-lap headliner from the inside
of the eighth row, Billy wound up retiring from the contest in the
twenty-first spot. Full results from the Schaeffer's Oil MARS Racing
Series battle can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
MOYER VENTURES NORTH
TO HAWKEYE STATE
5, 2019 --- The Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) team visited the Hawkeye State on May 2-4 for a trio
of Lucas Oil MLRA special events. On Thursday night at Stuart Speedway
in Stuart, Iowa, Billy Moyer placed fourth in his stacked heat race,
but had climbed up inside of the top five in the headliner before
settling for a steady sixth place effort in the $3,000 to win program.
Following a rain-out on Friday evening at Davenport (IA) Speedway,
a $5,000 top prize was up for grabs on Saturday at West Liberty
Raceway in West Liberty, Iowa. Billy won his heat race in preliminary
action and was running fourth early in the 25-lapper when he pulled
off the rugged racing surface with a wheel packed full of mud, which
dropped him to thirteenth in the final finishing order. Full results
from both MLRA races can be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com.
BILLY MOYER MASTERS
WEST PLAINS FOR $3,000 WIN!
21, 2019 --- Billy Moyer,
of Batesville, Arkansas, dominated the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series
visit to Legit Speedway Park in West Plains, Missouri on Saturday
night, April 20 to land in victory lane for the 839th time in his
illustrious Hall of Fame career. Wheeling a new Black Diamond Chassis,
Billy knocked down the quickest lap overall of the 29 entrants during
qualifying at the former West Plains Motor Speedway and later won
his heat race to earn the pole position for the 40-lap contest.
Billy then jumped out to the early race lead and paced the field
for each and every circuit during the caution-free affair to pocket
the $3,000 winner's check well ahead of Robert Baker, Kyle Beard,
Raymond Merrill, and Scott Crigler! Full results from Legit Speedway
Park can be located online by clicking on www.compdirt.com.
MOYER LANDS ON PODIUM
IN GRANITE CITY VISIT!
13, 2019 --- The #21 BMR
team dropped into Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on
Friday evening, April 12, as the UMP Super Late Models raced for
a $2,000 paycheck. Billy Moyer, of Batesville, Arkansas, laid down
the third fastest lap in his group during qualifying before scoring
the victory in his heat race. After starting from the outside of
the front row in the 30-lap main event, Billy slipped back to third
in the final finishing order, as he landed on the podium behind
only victor Bobby Pierce and runner-up Brian Shirley. Complete results
from last night at Granite City can be accessed online at www.tricityspeedway.net.
BILLY MOYER BACK IN
ACTION IN LAND OF LINCOLN
7, 2019 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) invaded Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois
on April 5-6 for the 12th Annual 'Illini 100,' which was once again
sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series.
On Friday night in the $6,000 to win weekend opener at FCR, Billy
Moyer ran third in heat race action, but retired after only 13 circuits
in the rugged 25-lapper to place twentieth in the final finishing
order. At the 1/4-mile fairgrounds venue in the $15,000 to win showdown
on Saturday evening, Billy finished second in his heat race, but
problems shortly before the halfway mark in the 75-lap grand finale
dropped "Mr. Smooth" to another twentieth place effort.
Complete results from the two-day 'Illini 100' can be found online
MOYER DOMINATES BOOTHILL
FOR $3,000 PAYDAY!
24, 2019 --- Billy Moyer,
of Batesville, Arkansas, laid claim to his first stateside win of
the young 2019 racing season on Saturday evening, March 23 at Boothill
Speedway in Greenwood, Louisiana! Billy knocked down the quickest
lap of the 25 entrants during COMP Cams Super Dirt Series qualifying
and later scored the victory in heat race action. After starting
the 40-lapper from the pole position, the popular driver known as
"Mr. Smooth" led from wire-to-wire to bag the $3,000 top
prize ahead of B.J. Robinson, Jesse Stovall, Tony Jackson, Jr.,
and Gavin Landers!
A night earlier on Friday, March 22, the #21 team
was in the pit area at Texarkana 67 Speedway in Texarkana, Arkansas
to compete in the CCSDS season opener, which boasted a $2,500 payday.
Billy started sixth on the feature grid and worked his way forward
in the caution-plagued race to secure a strong runner-up effort.
The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer trailed only victor Tony Jackson,
Jr. at the unfurling of the checkered flag after 40 green flag laps.
Complete results from both weekend battles can be viewed online
(Woody Hampton Photo)