WEST SHOOTOUT NIGHTLY RESULTS...
15, 2017 --- Another soggy
day in the desert forced 'Wild West Shootout' officials to scrap plans
for the day-night doubleheader today at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek,
Arizona. The final two events of the six race miniseries have been scrapped
due to inclement weather and will not be rescheduled. Billy Moyer leaves
the Phoenix-area with one victory and an additional podium performance
in the four races that were put into the record books.
January 14, 2017
--- An unfortunate rain-out of the fifth round of the
'Wild West Shootout' tonight at Arizona Speedway will set up a rare
day-night doubleheader in the desert on Sunday, January 15. The $5,000
to win, rain-postponed show will kick things off on Sunday morning,
while the $12,000 to win miniseries finale will wrap things up at the
Queen Creek, Arizona facility on Sunday evening.
January 13, 2017
--- Night four of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries
greeted Billy Moyer and the #21 BMR team tonight and yet another $5,000
winner's check was on the line at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona.
Billy laid down the quickest lap in his group during the time trial
session prior to scoring a triumph in his loaded heat race. After drawing
the pole position for the 30-lapper and leading the first couple of
circuits, the Batesville, Arkansas superstar wound up third in the final
finishing order behind only race winner Bobby Pierce and runner-up Chris
11, 2017 --- After a couple
of days off in the desert, round three of the 11th Annual 'Wild West
Shootout' took center stage tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek,
Arizona. Billy Moyer knocked down the fastest lap in his group during
qualifying before grabbing the win in heat race action. After drawing
the fourth starting spot prior to the drop of the green flag in the
30-lap headliner, Billy stormed to the front to grab the point on lap
nine and then held off all challenges to score the $5,000 payday for
his 13th career Arizona victory. Following his famed #21 machine to
the checkers were Chris Simpson, Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Mars, and Terry
January 8, 2017
--- Another $5,000 top prize was up for grabs for the
#21 team tonight in round two of the annual 'Wild West Shootout' at
Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. Billy Moyer posted the sixth
fastest time in his group during the qualifying session and later earned
the third and final transfer spot through his heat race. The Batesville,
Arkansas Hall of Famer then both started and finished the 30-lapper
in the twelfth position after being involved in a mid-race tangle.
January 7, 2017
--- The Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) team once again kicked
off their racing season in the Copper State, as they were in the pit
area at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona tonight for the $5,000
to win 'Wild West Shootout' opener! Billy Moyer clicked off the second
quickest lap in his group during qualifying prior to running third in
his stacked heat race. After starting the 30-lap feature from the outside
of the seventh row, Billy was able to move up a couple of spots during
the race to garner a twelfth place showing.
LIFTS LID ON 2017 IN WILD WEST SHOOTOUT!
4, 2017 --- Billy Moyer
and his famed #21 team are in the process of trekking out west for the
11th edition of the 'Wild West Shootout,' which will be held for the
first time at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. Billy's first
six events of 2017 will take place from January 7-15 at the 1/3-mile
oval located just outside of Phoenix. The first five races will pay
$5,000 to the victor while the January 15 finale will boast a $12,000
A $10,000 points fund has been established for the six-race
miniseries with $3,000 earmarked for the overall champion. In addition,
'Wild West Shootout' title sponsor Keyser Manufacturing has posted a
$250,000 bonus for any driver that can sweep all six shows, a $100,000
bonus for five wins, and a $50,000 bonus for a driver picking up four
feature victories. Billy has the most career triumphs in Arizona during
the month of January, as the Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer has
recorded twelve main event wins in recent years. Additional information
concerning this year's version of the 'Wild West Shootout' can be located
online at www.wildwestshootout.net.
LEADS EARLY IN COORS LIGHT FALL CLASSIC
23, 2016 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) ventured to Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Mississippi
on October 21-22 to compete in the annual running of the 'Coors Light
Fall Classic.' The unsanctioned Super Late Model showdown boasted a
$15,000 winner's check. On Friday night, Billy Moyer laid down the third
quickest time in his group during the qualifying session prior to scoring
an impressive triumph in his heat race. After starting Saturday's 100-lapper
from the outside of the front row, Billy led all but one lap in the
first 34 circuits before unfortunately losing his brakes. The Batesville,
Arkansas Hall of Famer eventually wound up eighteenth in the final rundown
of the 'Coors Light Fall Classic' due to the mechanical woes. Complete
results from the season-ending weekend at Whynot can be accessed online
MOYER $13,000 RICHER WINNING DEEP FRIED 75!
16, 2016 --- "Mr.
Smooth" Billy Moyer recorded his eleventh feature victory of the
2016 campaign over the October 14-15 weekend at Duck River Raceway Park
in Wheel, Tennessee! On Friday night, Billy clicked off the sixth fastest
lap in Group A during Southern Nationals Bonus Series qualifying and
later placed second in his heat race behind only prelim winner Chase
Junghans. After starting Saturday's 75-lap 'Deep Fried 75' from the
inside of the fourth row, Billy methodically worked his way to the front
of the field and eventually grabbed the point from Tanner English on
the 66th circuit. The Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer then led the
remainder of the distance to pocket the $13,000 windfall over English,
Caleb Ashby, Ricky Weiss, and David Payne! Full results from the 'Deep
Fried 75' weekend can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
ON PODIUM TWICE IN SHOW-ME STATE!
October 10, 2016
--- Billy Moyer and his famed #21 team invaded the Show-Me
State on October 7-9 for a trio of events at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland,
Missouri and Springfield Raceway in Springfield, Missouri. Things kicked
off at Wheatland with the two-day 'Fall Nationals,' which was sanctioned
by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series. On Friday night in the $3,000 to win opener,
Billy ran second in his heat race and later led a couple of different
times during the 40-lap headliner before settling for a strong third
place podium effort behind only winner Jesse Stovall and runner-up Bobby
At Wheatland on Saturday evening, a $5,000 winner's check
was on the line in the 'Fall Nationals' finale. Billy placed third in
his heat race, but was unfortunately the first retiree in the 50-lapper
and was forced to settle for a twenty-sixth place showing. On Sunday
at Springfield, the 'Showdown on Route 66' wrapped up the tripleheader
weekend and a $6,600 top prize was up for grabs in the MARS DIRTcar
Series special. "Mr. Smooth" sported a fast racecar throughout
the night and eventually garnered an impressive runner-up performance
behind only feature victor Will Vaught. Full results from all three
races can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com
MOYER GRABS TOP FIVE IN COTTON PICKIN' 100
25, 2016 --- The #21 BMR
team traveled to Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi on
September 23-24 for the annual running of the 'Magnolia State Cotton
Pickin' 100.' The unsanctioned Super Late Model special attracted 62
competitors to "The Mag" to vie for the $20,000 payday. Billy
Moyer posted the seventh quickest lap in Group A during Friday night's
qualifying session prior to running a strong second in his heat race
behind only prelim winner Shane Clanton. After starting Saturday's 100-lap
headliner from the inside of the fourth row, Billy improved three spots
en route to a strong fourth place showing behind only victor Chris Madden,
Dale McDowell, and David Breazeale. Complete results from Magnolia can
be accessed online at www.magnoliadirt.com.
MASTERS KNOXVILLE AGAIN FOR $7,000 WIN!
18, 2016 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) tackled another crown jewel event over the September 15-17
weekend in the Hawkeye State, as the historic Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville,
Iowa played host to the 13th Annual 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville
Nationals.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again sanctioned
the three-day spectacular at the Marion County Fairgrounds oval, which
started with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary showdowns. At Knoxville
on Thursday night, Billy Moyer dominated by winning his heat race prior
to leading all twenty-five circuits in the headliner en route to capturing
the $7,000 payday over Brandon Sheppard, Josh Richards, Shane Clanton,
and Jimmy Mars! On Friday evening, Billy ran fourth in his heat race,
sixth in the B-Main, and twenty-third in the 25-lapper after slowing
to bring out the caution flag on lap twelve due to a vibration.
By virtue of accumulating the seventh most points during
the unique format, Billy locked himself into the inside of the fourth
row for the start of Saturday's 100-lap 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville
Nationals' finale, which once again carried a stout $40,000 winner's
share. Despite running out of fuel late in the distance, the Batesville,
Arkansas superstar held on to finish fifth in the extra-distance affair
behind only victor Mike Marlar, Scott Bloomquist, Bobby Pierce, and
Shane Clanton. Complete results from the extended weekend at Knoxville
Raceway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
BILLY MOYER FOURTH
IN WORLD 100 PRELIM
11, 2016 --- The #21 team
pulled into the pit area at the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio on September 8-10 for the 46th version of the famed 'World 100.'
The three-day crown jewel extravaganza at the 1/2-mile, high-banked
speedplant drew 108 competitors and things kicked off at Eldora with
a pair of $10,000 to win Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night,
Billy Moyer ran third in his heat race prior to moving past seven competitors
in his 25-lap feature en route to a strong fourth place performance
behind only victor Matt Miller, Shannon Babb, and Dennis Erb, Jr. At
the "Big E" on Friday evening, Billy won his heat race, but
later slipped back to fourteenth in his 25-lapper.
When the calendar flipped to Saturday, all eyes were fixated
on the 'Biggest Dirt Race in the World,' which boasted a $49,000 top
prize and the famed globe trophy. Billy placed fourth in his stacked
heat race and seventh in his B-Main. Both of those finishes narrowly
kept the Batesville, Arkansas standout out of what could have been his
final 'World 100.' Complete results from the extended weekend in the
Buckeye State can be located online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
MOYER WINS $5K AT
FARMER CITY; RUNNER-UP AT BIG E!
5, 2016 --- "Mr.
Smooth" Billy Moyer racked up his ninth feature victory of the
2016 racing season on Friday night, September 2 at Farmer City Raceway
in Farmer City, Illinois! In what could be his final start at the fairgrounds
bullring where he has captured numerous wins throughout his illustrious
career, Billy laid down the quickest lap in his group during American
Late Model Series (ALMS) qualifying prior to winning his heat race.
After starting the headliner from the pole position, Billy led each
and every circuit en route to bagging the $5,000 windfall over Bobby
Pierce, Jason Feger, Ryan Unzicker, and Kevin Weaver!
Following a day off on Saturday, the #21 team rolled into the famed
Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Sunday evening, September 4 for
the annual running of the 'Baltes Classic.' Billy timed in twenty-fourth
fastest overall during the ALMS qualifying session and later ran second
in heat race action. The Batesville, Arkansas superstar then rallied
from his eighth starting spot in the $3,000 to win main event to earn
a strong runner-up performance behind only victor Kent Robinson. Complete
results from both Labor Day weekend races can be viewed online at www.americanlatemodelseries.com.
(Jeff Hall Photo)
BILLY MOYER POCKETS
$5,000 AT GRANITE CITY!!!
28, 2016 --- Billy Moyer's
2016 win total now stands at eight following a MARS DIRTcar Series triumph
on Friday night, August 26 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois!
Billy, who has enjoyed a myriad of success at the St. Louis-area facility
throughout his Hall of Fame career, won his heat race in preliminary
action prior to starting the headliner from the outside of the front
row. The Batesville, Arkansas superstar then dominated the A-Main to
pocket the $5,000 top prize over Bobby Pierce, Jesse Stovall, Gordy
Gundaker, and Will Vaught!
The #21 BMR team also competed in $5,000 to win MARS DIRTcar Series
programs on Thursday at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois and on
Saturday evening at Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. At
Lincoln, Billy won his heat race and later claimed a strong third place
podium performance in the 40-lapper behind only winner Bobby Pierce
and runner-up Ryan Unzicker. In the weekend finale at Pevely, "Mr.
Smooth" set Fast Time in qualifying, won his heat race, but later
wound up eighteenth in the final finishing order of the 40-lap feature
after experiencing a broken rear-end late in the distance. Complete
results from the tripleheader weekend can be obtained online at www.marsracingseries.com.