EARNS TOP FIVE IN JUNIOR KIMLER MEMORIAL
23, 2022 --- Back behind
the wheel of a Tim Lance-owned #21 machine, Billy Moyer competed
in the annual running of the 'Junior Kimler Memorial' on Friday
night, July 22 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois.
Billy posted the ninth quickest time overall during MARS Racing
Series qualifying prior to running fifth in his heat race. After
starting the $3,000 to win feature event from the inside of the
fifth row, "Mr. Smooth" was able to work his way up inside
of the top five to finish in the fifth position after 30 green flag
circuits behind only victor Jason Feger, Ryan Unzicker, Mckay Wenger,
and Bob Gardner. Complete results from last night at Farmer City
Raceway can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Rocky Ragusa Photo)
BILLY MOYER BACK IN
ACTION; NINTH AT RED CEDAR
18, 2022 --- Billy Moyer
was back in action from July 15-17, as the World of Outlaws Case
Construction Late Model Series was scheduled to preside over a trio
of $10,000 to win throwdowns in the states of North Dakota, Minnesota,
and Wisconsin. Piloting a car owned by Don Shaw, Billy timed in
sixth fastest in Group A during qualifying on Friday night at River
Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota and later placed fifth
in his heat race. After grabbing the second transfer spot through
his B-Main, Billy wound up twenty-first in the final finishing order
in the 40-lap headliner.
Following a rain-out on Saturday evening at I-94 Speedway
in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, the triple shot wrapped up on Sunday
at Red Cedar Speedway in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Billy stopped the
clock seventeenth quickest overall during time trials prior to placing
fifth in his loaded heat race. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer
then blasted past a handful of racecars during the 40-lapper to
leave the Badger State with a solid ninth place showing. Complete
results from the weekend in the Upper Midwest can be found by logging
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
MOYER TRANSFERS INTO
ELDORA MILLION PRELIM
12, 2022 --- The most lucrative
stretch of Super Late Model racing during the year took place from
June 8-11 at the famed Eldora Speedway and Billy Moyer was in the
pit area at the Rossburg, Ohio facility to compete in both the 'Eldora
Million' and the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Following a total washout
on Wednesday night, the entire 'Eldora Million' extravaganza was
held on Thursday at the 1/2-mile oval. During the course of the
daytime preliminary event, which shelled out a $12,000 paycheck,
Billy ran third in his heat race, but was an early retiree in the
25-lap feature and was paid for a twenty-third place showing. In
the nightcap, Billy unfortunately blew a right rear tire in his
heat race and was unable to transfer into the $1,002,022 to win
When the weekend rolled around at the "Big E,"
all focus in the pit area and in our sport quickly turned to the
annual running of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' In the $12,000 to
win preliminary show on Friday evening, Billy, who was once again
racing for car owner Tim Lance, finished tenth in his stacked heat
race and fifteenth in his B-Main. The team then opted to scratch
from Saturday's action and the Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer
did not compete for the $128,000 top prize in the 'Dirt Late Model
Dream.' Complete results from each day at Eldora Speedway can be
found by logging onto www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
BILLY MOYER SEVENTH
IN GRANITE CITY OPENER
4, 2022 --- Billy Moyer and
the Tim Lance Racing team found themselves in the pit area at Tri-City
Speedway on June 2-3 for a pair of Super Late Model special events.
On Thursday night in a $5,000 to win DIRTcar program, Billy stopped
the clock tenth fastest in his group during the qualifying session
prior to grabbing the fourth transfer spot through his heat race.
After rolling off from the inside of the eighth row in the 30-lap
feature, Billy swept by eight competitors during the race to land
in the seventh finishing position.
The World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model
Series then rolled into the Granite City, Illinois oval on Friday
to preside over a single-day shootout, which boasted a $10,000 payday.
Billy knocked down the fourth quickest time in Group B during qualifying
before running third in heat race action. With passing at a premium
during the 40-lapper, "Mr. Smooth" brought home a thirteenth
place effort. Complete results from both races at the St. Louis-area
facility can be viewed online at www.tricityspeedway.net.
(Josh James Artwork)
MOYER MAKES RETURN AT
BROWNSTOWN & CIRCLE CITY
31, 2022 --- For the first
time in 2022, Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Billy Moyer returned
to racing action from the May 28-30 in the Hoosier State of Indiana.
On Saturday at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana, Billy
entered Tim Lance's #48 Longhorn Chassis in the unsanctioned 'Bobby
Wilson Memorial.' After unfortunately blowing an oil line in his
heat race, Billy battled back from the tail of the B-Main to earn
the second transfer spot. The popular driver known as "Mr.
Smooth" then rallied past twelve competitors during the $5,000
to win main event to salvage a solid eighth place showing at the
Following a day off on Sunday, the team returned to
competition on Monday night at Circle City Raceway in Indianapolis,
Indiana. The Ultimate Heart of America Series sanctioned the inaugural
'C.J. Rayburn Memorial' and a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs.
Billy ran second in heat race action and later rolled off from the
inside of the third row in the 50-lap headliner. Unfortunately,
a vibration late in the distance forced the Batesville, Arkansas
native to retire from the race in the sixteenth position. Complete
results from both venues can be viewed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com
(Mark Schaefer Photo)
BILLY MOYER CLOSES OUT
SEASON WITH VEGAS TOP FIVE!
14, 2021 --- The Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) team wrapped up their version of the 2021 racing season
on November 12-13 in the 'Duel in the Desert' at Las Vegas Motor
Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. The XR-promoted weekend out west
kicked off on Friday night with a $25,000 to win opener. Billy Moyer
laid down the quickest lap of the 32 entrants during the qualifying
session to earn Fast Time honors and later picked up a heat race
triumph in preliminary action. After starting the 40-lap main event
from the outside of the front row, Billy unfortunately suffered
a pair of flat tires during the contest and was eventually scored
nineteenth in the final rundown.
The season finale on Saturday evening at LVMS was a lucrative one
for the #21 team, as a $50,000 paycheck was up for grabs in the
final night of the 'Duel in the Desert.' Billy knocked down the
seventh fastest lap in Group A during time trials before finishing
second in his loaded heat race. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer
then moved up one spot from his fifth starting position to claim
a strong fourth place effort in the 77-lap headliner behind only
race winner Bobby Pierce, Josh Richards, and Ricky Thornton, Jr.!
Complete results from both XR-promoted races can be found online
by clicking on www.racexr.com.
(Terry Page Photo)
MOYER RUNNER-UP IN TEXAS
DIRT NATIONALS OPENER!
19, 2021 --- The #21 team
invaded the 4/10-mile dirt oval at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort
Worth, Texas on September 17-18 for the inaugural 'Texas Dirt Nationals.'
In Friday night's $10,000 to win opener, Billy Moyer laid down the
quickest lap in Group B during qualifying before placing second
in his heat race. After starting the 25-lap opener from the inside
of the fourth row, Billy blasted past five competitors en route
to a stellar runner-up performance behind only victor Cade Dillard!
In the 'Texas Dirt Nationals' grand finale on Saturday
evening, a whopping $50,000 winner's check was up for grabs. Billy
stopped the clock second fastest in Group B during qualifying prior
to securing a triumph in heat race action. The Dirt Late Model Hall
of Famer then rolled off from the outside of the second row in the
30-lap headliner. On the primarily one-groove racing surface, Billy
slipped back three positions and was officially paid for a seventh
place effort. Complete results from the unsanctioned weekend can
be viewed online at www.racexr.com.
BILLY MOYER TRANSFERS
INTO $40K TOPLESS 100 AT BMS
22, 2021 --- The Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) team made the short trip to Batesville Motor Speedway
on August 19-21 for the 29th edition of the 'Topless 100.' The popular
roofless crown jewel event was once again sanctioned by the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series and started with a pair of $5,000 to
win preliminary races. Following a rain-out on Thursday at the Locust
Grove, Arkansas facility, Billy Moyer placed second in his heat
race before sliding to finish nineteenth in Friday's 30-lap main
When Saturday rolled around at BMS, a record crowd
assembled at the track to see who would emerge victorious in the
'Topless 100,' which once again boasted a whopping $40,000 payday.
Billy secured a triumph in his B-Main to earn the inside of the
ninth row for the start of the 100-lap headliner. "Mr. Smooth"
had then blasted up inside of the top ten during the contest before
slowing on lap 75 with problems and retiring in the twenty-fourth
position. Complete results from the Batesville biggie can be accessed
by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
MOYER RETURNS TO ACTION;
RUNNER-UP AT LAKE OZARK!
15, 2021 --- Still looking
for a buyer for his entire Batesville, Arkansas racing operation
and home, Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Billy Moyer made his first
appearance since the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' back in early June
on Saturday evening, August 14. Billy entered the 'Battle at the
Beach' at Lake Ozark Speedway last night, as the Lucas Oil MLRA
Series presided over the $7,000 to win throwdown. Billy knocked
down the eighth quickest lap overall during the qualifying session
at the Eldon, Missouri oval before securing a victory in his heat
race. After rolling off from the outside of the front row and leading
the first 36 circuits, "Mr. Smooth" wound up a strong
runner-up in the 40-lap contest behind only victor Payton Looney.
Full results from the 'Battle at the Beach' can be located online
(Mike Musslin Photo)
BILLY MOYER EARNS TOP
TEN IN DLM DREAM PRELIM
13, 2021 --- A lucrative,
four-day stretch for the #21 team took place from June 9-12, as
a pair of 'Dirt Late Model Dreams' were held at the famed Eldora
Speedway. On Wednesday in the opening night of the 27th Annual 'Dirt
Late Model Dream' at the Rossburg, Ohio oval, Billy Moyer placed
fourth in his heat race and later passed six competitors during
his $10,000 to win Twin 25 to finish a solid ninth. At the "Big
E" on Thursday evening, Billy ran fifth in his loaded heat
race and his B-Main before securing a victory in the B-Scramble.
The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer rolled off from the tail of the
$127,000 to win headliner and was an early retiree in the 100-lap
affair, as he was paid for a twenty-fourth place performance.
The 26th edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' was up next at
the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant over the weekend. On Friday,
Billy dropped a driveshaft during hot laps, ran sixth in his heat
race, and later won his B-Main. The Batesville, Arkansas star then
moved up six positions during the course of his $10,000 to win Twin
25 to land in the fifteenth spot. The Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) team
then chose to scratch from Saturday's grand finale, which shelled
out a $126,000 paycheck, after starting deep in one of the heat
races. Full results from each of the four days at Eldora Speedway
can be accessed by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
MOYER BATTLES OUTLAWS
IN HOOSIER STATE DOUBLE-DIP
6, 2021 --- Billy Moyer returned
to the Dirt Late Model scene over the June 4-5 weekend in the Hoosier
State, as a pair of $10,000 top prizes were up for grabs with the
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series at the new Circle
City Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana and Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth,
Indiana. On Friday night on a rough racetrack in Indy, Billy timed
in second fastest in Group A during qualifying before winning his
heat race. After starting the 40-lap feature from the pole position,
Billy unfortunately slid towards the back end of the top ten in
the rugged race before getting paid for an eighth place performance.
At Plymouth on Saturday evening, Billy laid down the
fourth quickest lap overall during WOOLMS qualifying prior to placing
third in heat race action. The Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer
was then slated to roll off from the inside of the fourth row in
the 40-lapper, but electrical problems sidelined Billy before the
race even started and relegated him to twenty-second in the final
rundown. Full results from both weekend races can be located online