ON THE ROAD ON SUMMER NATIONALS TOUR
June 21, 2017
--- Afternoon rain showers have cancelled tonight's
UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals showdown at Farley Speedway in Farley,
Iowa. There will be no makeup date for the $10,000 to win event and
the "Hell Tour" will now move on to Spoon River Speedway in
Banner, Illinois on Thursday, June 22.
20, 2017 --- Following
a rare day off, the #21 team was back on the road with the UMP Summer
Nationals tour tonight in another $5,000 to win battle at Jacksonville
Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois. Billy Moyer clicked off the fastest
lap in his group during qualifying and later won yet another heat race.
After drawing the outside of the front row for the start of the 40-lapper,
Billy drove past early leader Brent Larson on the eleventh circuit and
led the remainder of the feature distance to pocket the $5,000 winner's
share. The Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer recorded his 96th career
"Hell Tour" triumph over Bobby Pierce, Shannon Babb, Billy
Moyer, Jr., and Brent Larson! (Jim DenHamer Photo)
June 18, 2017
--- The first week of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals
wrapped up tonight with a $5,000 to win throwdown at Daugherty Speedway
in Boswell, Indiana. Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer Billy Moyer
timed in second fastest in his group during qualifying before recording
his fifth straight heat race triumph. Billy then started the 30-lap
headliner from the pole position and wound up a strong runner-up behind
only victor Shannon Babb.
June 17, 2017
--- The fourth leg of the "Hell Tour" grind
took the #21 BMR team to Peoria Speedway in Peoria, Illinois tonight.
Billy Moyer posted the second quickest lap in his group during time
trials and later won his heat race in preliminary action. After leading
the first thirteen circuits of the 60-lapper, heavy rains rolled through
the area and canceled the remainder of the race after only 20 laps.
Billy was in the third position and the event, which was downgraded
to $5,000 to win, has since been deemed official. "Mr. Smooth"
was credited with a third place showing behind only winner Billy Moyer,
Jr. and runner-up Bobby Pierce.
16, 2017 --- The grueling
UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour made their first-ever stop at Sycamore
Speedway in Maple Park, Illinois tonight and 38 competitors showed up
to vie for the $7,500 payday. Billy Moyer clicked off the second quickest
time in Group B during the qualifying session prior to scoring another
heat race victory. After rolling off from the outside of the second
row in the 40-lap main event, Billy drove by early leader Brian Shirley
to grab the point on the eighth circuit. "Mr. Smooth" then
led the rest of the feature distance to bag the $7,500 windfall ahead
of Ryan Unzicker, Shannon Babb, Billy Drake, and Bobby Pierce! (Mike
June 15, 2017
--- Round two of the "Hell Tour" ventured
north to Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee, Illinois tonight for
another $5,000 to win throwdown. Billy Moyer clicked off the fastest
lap overall of the 29 entrants during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors
and later claimed another heat race triumph. After starting third on
the grid in the 40-lap feature event, Billy suffered from a soft tire
combination in the headliner and eventually wound up fifteenth in the
final finishing order.
14, 2017 --- The 2017
edition of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals kicked off tonight at the
legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. A $5,000 winner's
check was on the line at the 1/4-mile, semi-banked oval in the annual
running of the 'Hoosier Dirt Classic.' Billy Moyer stopped the clock
eighth fastest in Group A, but stormed to the front in his heat race
to score the prelim victory. After starting the 40-lapper from the outside
of the front row, Billy stalked leader Jackie Boggs throughout the race
before making the pass for the lead on the 37th circuit. "Mr. Smooth"
went on to record his 94th career "Hell Tour" triumph over
Cody Mahoney, Jason Jameson, Jackie Boggs, and Steve Casebolt! (Mark
SOLID THROUGHOUT DLM DREAM WEEKEND
11, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and the Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) team made the trek to the hallowed
high-banks of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on June 8-10 for the
23rd Annual 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' The crown jewel extravaganza drew
79 Super Late Model competitors to the 1/2-mile speedplant to vie for
the whopping $100,000 winner's check. Things kicked off at the "Big
E" with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs, which paid $5,000
and $10,000 to win respectively.
Billy won his heat race on Thursday night prior to moving up to finish
fourth in the 25-lap feature behind only winner Scott Bloomquist, Chris
Madden, and Jimmy Mars. On Friday evening, Billy once again scored a
triumph in his heat race before landing in the sixth finishing position
in the 25-lapper. When things really heated up in the Buckeye State
on Saturday, the Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer grabbed the third
and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race and eventually
guided his famed #21 machine to a twelfth place performance in the 100-lap
'Dirt Late Model Dream.' View complete results from all three days at
Eldora Speedway by pointing your Internet browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.
MOYER COMPETES IN SHOW-ME 100...
29, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) made their way to the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland,
Missouri from May 25-28 for the 25th edition of the 'Show-Me 100,' which
was once again sanctioned by both the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
and the Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Billy Moyer finished fifteenth in Thursday
night's $6,000 to win preliminary program, while he ran eighteenth in
Friday evening's $6,000 to win prelim. By virtue of amassing the seventeenth
most points, Billy started the 'Show-Me 100' from the inside of the
ninth row. After the 100-lapper was pushed back to Sunday due to inclement
weather, "Mr. Smooth" unfortunately drew a lap 75 caution
flag and was relegated to a twentieth place performance in the crown
jewel spectacular, which once again boasted a $30,000 top prize. Complete
results from Wheatland can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
GETS PAIR OF TOP FIVES IN ILLINOIS!
15, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and his famed #21 team headed to a trio of different facilities in the
Land of Lincoln from May 11-14 for a lucrative quadruple header with
the MARS Dirt Car Series. On Thursday night at Farmer City Raceway in
Farmer City, Illinois in the 'Farmer City 74' opener, Billy won his
heat race prior to moving up to third in the $3,000 to win main event
to finish behind only winner Shannon Babb and runner-up Mason Zeigler.
In the $20,000 to win 'Farmer City 74' finale on Friday evening, Billy
placed second in his heat race and eighth in the 74-lap headliner.
The dirt-slinging action then took the BMR team to Fairbury
American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois on Saturday, but Billy
was unfortunately unable to transfer into the $10,000 to win 'FALS Frenzy.'
The four-race weekend then wrapped up on Sunday with a stop at Spoon
River Speedway in Banner, Illinois for a $5,000 to win tilt. The Batesville,
Arkansas Hall of Famer won his heat race in preliminary action prior
to knocking down a fifth place performance in the A-Main to finish behind
only victor Gregg Satterlee, Bobby Pierce, Billy Moyer, Jr., and Shannon
Babb! Full results from each race can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
MOYER GETS WIN #818 AT INDEPENDENCE!
7, 2017 --- Batesville,
Arkansas Hall of Famer Billy Moyer wrapped up a Lucas Oil MLRA Series
tripleheader in the Hawkeye State in victory lane, as he notched career
win #818 on Saturday evening, May 6 at Independence Motor Speedway in
Independence, Iowa! Billy won his heat race in preliminary action and
later started the 40-lap headliner from the pole position. He then dominated
the caution-free feature to lead wire-to-wire to claim the $3,000 winner's
check over Rodney Sanders, Chris Simpson, Brent Larson, and Jimmy Mars!
Earlier in the extended weekend, the #21 team was in the
pit area at Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa and Davenport Speedway
in Davenport, Iowa for two more $3,000 to win MLRA showdowns. On Thursday
night at Lee County, Billy placed third in his heat race before picking
off six competitors during the 40-lapper en route to a strong fifth
place showing behind only victor Chris Simpson, Tony Jackson, Jr., Jimmy
Mars, and Chad Simpson. At Davenport on Friday, Billy effectively scratched
from the program following a seventh place heat race finish on the 1/4-mile
oval. Complete results from the MLRA triple shot can be viewed online
RUNNER-UP IN SURPRISE VISIT TO FCR
22, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and his famed #21 team snuck into one of their favorite venues - Farmer
City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois - on Friday evening, April 21
to enter a weekly UMP Super Late Model program. Billy laid down the
second fastest lap overall during the qualifying session prior to scoring
a victory in heat race action. After starting the $1,000 to win main
event from the outside of the front row, Billy hung around the front
at the 1/4-mile bullring before notching a strong runner-up performance
behind only race winner Kent Robinson. Full results from last night
at FCR can be viewed online at www.farmercityracing.com.
MOYER TACKLES WHEATLAND DOUBLE-DIP
16, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) invaded the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri
on April 14-15 for the two-day 'Spring Nationals.' The Lucas Oil MLRA
Series presided over the doubleheader weekend, which kicked off on Friday
night with a $2,000 to win shootout. Billy Moyer ran fourth in his heat
race and later moved up a couple of spots during the 25-lapper on his
way to an eleventh place showing. In Saturday's $3,000 to win weekend
finale at Wheatland, Billy finished sixth in his heat race, second in
his B-Main, and twenty-fourth in the final finishing order of the 40-lap
feature event. Full results from both weekend shows can be viewed online
TACKLES LUCAS FOES IN BAD BOY 98
9, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and his famed #21 BMR team found themselves in the pit area at the nearby
Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas on April 7-8 for
the annual running of the 'Bad Boy 98.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series biggie drew 45 entrants to the Razorback State for the two-day
extravaganza, which boasted a whopping $20,000 winner's check. On Friday
night, Billy clicked off the sixth fastest time in Group A during qualifying
before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded
heat race. After starting fifteenth on the grid in Saturday's 98-lap
feature event, Billy was unfortunately an early retiree in the 'Bad
Boy 98' and was placed twenty-fourth in the final finishing order. Complete
results from Batesville Motor Speedway can be viewed by clicking on
MOYER ON PODIUM IN TWO-DAY ILLINI 100!
3, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and his #21 team rolled into Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois
on April 1-2 for the annual running of the 'Illini 100,' which was once
again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series.
The doubleheader actually started on Saturday evening due to inclement
weather and a $15,000 winner's check was on the line in the weekend
opener. Billy clicked off the third fastest lap in Group B during qualifying
prior to running second in heat race action. After starting fifth on
the grid in the 75-lapper, Billy vaulted forward during the headliner
and eventually nabbed a strong third place podium effort behind only
winner Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Brian Shirley.
Things then wrapped up at the 1/4-mile bullring in the Land of Lincoln
on Sunday afternoon with a $6,000 to win shootout, which was initially
scheduled for Friday night before heavy rain hit the area. Billy knocked
down the quickest time in Group B during the qualifying session, won
his heat race, and later led the majority of the 25-lap sprint. At the
checkers, the Batesville, Arkansas standout was a close second behind
only victor Brian Shirley! Complete results from both of these lucrative
races can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
FOURTH IN WOOLMS VISIT TO WHYNOT
27, 2017 --- The #21 BMR
team was scheduled to follow the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series tour to the states of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas from March
24-26 for a trio of high-profile shootouts. Things kicked off on Friday
night at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Mississippi with a $10,000
to win affair. Billy Moyer qualified third quickest in Group B during
time trials prior to scoring a victory in heat race action. After starting
the 50-lap main event from the outside of the front row, Billy led almost
the first half of the race before sliding back to fourth at the checkers
to trail only winner Brandon Sheppard, Timothy Culp, and Chris Madden.
Following a washout of Saturday's action at I-30 Speedway
in Little Rock, Arkansas, the busy weekend concluded with an $8,000
to win showdown on Sunday evening at Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas.
Billy clicked off the fifth quickest time overall during qualifying
and later ran second in his loaded heat race. "Mr. Smooth"
then rolled off from the outside of the second row in the 40-lapper,
but unfortunately retired after only 17 circuits and was relegated to
a disappointing twenty-second place effort. Full results from the busy
weekend can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
WELCOMES CROP PRODUCTION SERVICES!
22, 2017 --- After picking
up his first victory of 2017 back on January 11 during the 'Wild West
Shootout' at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona, Dirt Late Model
Hall of Famer and six-time 'World 100' Champion Billy Moyer is slated
to start his regular season this weekend (March 24-25) in a World of
Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series doubleheader. Billy will look to
fend off the cars and stars of the national touring series in a pair
of $10,000 to win showdowns in his home area. On Friday night, Whynot
Motorsports Park in Meridian, Mississippi will play host to a 50-lap
special, while I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas will do the same
on Saturday evening. Additional information on the WOOLMS double-dip
can be located by visiting www.woolms.com.
When the popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" unloads his
pristine, self-designed Victory Race Car this weekend, a new marketing
partner will be boldly displayed on his famed #21 machine. Crop Production
Services (CPS) has recently come on board as a major sponsor of Billy
and his BMR team. Crop Production Services offers a wide range of products
and services to service clients in the agricultural sector. With locations
throughout the United States and Canada, CPS specializes in crop protection,
fertilizer & nutritionals, seed, and precision agriculture to maximize
crop yields and improve return for growers. Learn more about Crop Production
Services by logging onto www.cpsagu.com.
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