MASTERS TRI-CITY FOR WIN IN $7,000 MLRA FINALE!
18, 2020 --- Billy Moyer,
of Batesville, Arkansas, mastered Tri-City Speedway on Saturday
evening, October 17 to land his fifth victory of 2020 and his 845th
win in his illustrious career! At the Granite City, Illinois oval
in the Lucas Oil MLRA Series finale, Billy placed second in his
heat race and later rolled off from the outside of the third row
in the 40-lap main event. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer then
steered his famed #21 machine to the point on the 29th circuit and
held off a charging Bobby Pierce late in the contest to secure the
$7,000 top prize. Finishing behind Moyer was Pierce, Ryan Gustin,
Tony Jackson, Jr., and Chad Simpson!
In the weekend opener at Granite City on Friday night,
Billy ran third in his loaded heat race prior to starting the $5,000
to win headliner from the inside of the fifth row. The popular driver
known as "Mr. Smooth" then worked his way past a trio
of competitors at the St. Louis-area venue to finish sixth in the
final rundown of the 30-lapper behind only race winner Mason Oberkramer,
Chris Simpson, Tim Manville, Shannon Babb, and Bobby Pierce. Complete
results from the final MLRA weekend of the year can be viewed by
clicking on www.mlraracing.com.
BILLY MOYER RUNNER-UP
IN MLRA FALL NATIONALS OPENER!
11, 2020 --- Fresh off his
big win last weekend in Mississippi, Billy Moyer found himself in
the pit area at the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri
on October 9-10 for the annual running of the 'MLRA Fall Nationals.'
On Friday night in the $3,000 to win weekend opener, Billy ran second
in his stacked heat race, but later led a majority of the 40-lap
feature event before winding up second at the checkers behind only
race winner Ryan Gustin. At Wheatland on Saturday evening in the
$5,000 to win 'Fall Nationals' finale, Billy placed second in his
heat race once again prior to nabbing a strong fourth place performance
in the 50-lapper behind his son and winner Billy Moyer, Jr., Jason
Papich, and Jeremiah Hurst. Complete results from both Lucas Oil
MLRA Series weekend battles in the Show-Me State can be accessed
online at www.mlraracing.com.
MOYER ROLLS TO GUMBO
NATIONALS WIN WORTH $8,000!
4, 2020 --- Billy Moyer secured
his first 'Gumbo Nationals' title on Saturday evening, October 3
at Greenville Speedway in Greenville, Mississippi! The Dirt Late
Model Hall of Famer, who now has 844 career feature wins on his
resume, won his heat race in preliminary action and later started
fourth on the grid in the weekend finale. Billy then grabbed the
point from race leader B.J. Robinson on the 32nd circuit of the
'Gumbo Nationals' and led the remainder of the 50-lap distance to
pocket the $8,000 grand prize. The Batesville, Arkansas star claimed
his fourth victory of 2020 and his twelfth career COMP Cams Super
Dirt Series triumph over Robinson, Timothy Culp, Spencer Hughes,
and Rick Rickman! (Millie Tanner Photo)
Earlier in the doubleheader weekend at Greenville,
a $4,000 winner's check was up for grabs on Friday night. Billy
laid down the quickest lap in Group B during CCSDS qualifying prior
to running second in heat race action. After rolling off from the
outside of the third row in the 30-lap 'Gumbo Nationals' opener,
"Mr. Smooth" drove past a trio of competitors en route
to a strong third place podium effort behind only winner Neil Baggett
and runner-up Brian Rickman. Full results from both weekend races
in the Magnolia State can be viewed online at www.compdirt.com.
BILLY MOYER INDUCTED
INTO BROWNSTOWN SPEEDWAY HOF!
27, 2020 --- The Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) team and driver Billy Moyer were in action over the
September 25-26 weekend with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
at the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. On
Friday night in the $10,000 to win weekend opener, Billy clicked
off the fastest lap in Group B during qualifying, won his heat race,
and led laps 2-4 of the 40-lapper before eventually retiring in
the twenty-fifth position. At Brownstown on Saturday evening, a
$15,000 top prize was on the line in the 41st edition of the storied
'Jackson 100.' Billy, who was inducted into the track's Hall of
Fame early in the night, once again won his heat race before recording
a twenty-fourth place performance in the 100-lap headliner. Complete
results from the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval can be located by pointing
your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
MOYER BACK IN ACTION
IN FOUR-RACE WEEK AT FALS & I-80
20, 2020 --- The #21 BMR
team was busy from September 15-19 in the states of Illinois and
Nebraska, as a total of four special events were held at Fairbury
Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois and I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska.
Things started on Tuesday night at FALS in a DIRTcar Racing showdown
dubbed as 'One for the Road,' which paid out $15,000 to the winner.
After timing in twelfth fastest in Group B during the qualifying
session, Billy Moyer narrowly missed out on the 50-lap headliner
after finishing fifth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main.
Next up was a trip west to I-80 Speedway for a trio
of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series programs that made up the 'I-80
Nationals.' On Thursday in the Cornhusker State, Billy ran sixth
in his heat race and later moved up to finish tenth in the $7,000
to win feature event. Another $7,000 top prize was on the line on
Friday, as Billy placed sixth in his heat race and won his B-Main
before advancing to fourteenth in the final rundown of the 30-lapper.
In the $30,000 to win 'I-80 Nationals' finale on Saturday evening,
the Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer was unfortunately an early
retiree and was eventually paid for a twenty-seventh place performance
following 80 green flag circuits. Full results from the lucrative
four-race week can be viewed by clicking on www.fairburyspeedway.com
(Todd Healy Photo)
#21 TEAM GRABS PAIR
OF TOP FIVES IN MARS TRIPLE SHOT
6, 2020 --- Billy Moyer and
his famed #21 team headed to the Land of Lincoln from September
3-5 for a trio of MARS Racing Series special events. On Thursday
night in the 'Farmer City 74' opener a Farmer City Raceway in Farmer
City, Illinois, Billy knocked down the second quickest lap in Group
A during qualifying, won his heat race, and later wound up fifth
at the checkers in the $5,000 to win feature behind only race winner
Bobby Pierce, Ryan Unzicker, Ryan Gustin, and Shannon Babb. At Farmer
City in a similar show on Friday evening, Billy placed fourth in
his loaded heat race prior to blasting past seven competitors during
the A-Main to land in the fifth spot once again behind only victor
Jason Feger, Bobby Pierce, Shannon Babb, and Brian Shirley.
The Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer then competed
for the $10,000 top prize on Saturday at Fairbury Speedway in downtown
Fairbury, Illinois. Billy picked up a heat race triumph at FALS
and later rolled off from the outside of the front row in the 50-lap
headliner. At the end of the contest, "Mr. Smooth" was
paid for a ninth place effort. Complete results from each of the
three Labor Day weekend programs can be found online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
BILLY MOYER NEARLY PULLS
OFF LAST LAP TOPLESS 100 WIN
23, 2020 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) made their way to the nearby Batesville Motor Speedway
in Locust Grove, Arkansas over the August 20-22 weekend for the
28th edition of the 'Topless 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series once again presided over the crown jewel spectacular, which
kicked off with a pair of $5,000 to win preliminary showdowns. On
Thursday night, Billy Moyer ran fifth in his stacked heat race,
third in his B-Main, and twenty-second in the 30-lap main event.
At BMS on Friday evening, Billy placed third in his heat race and
later moved up to fifteenth in the final finishing order of the
The popular driver known as "Mr. Smooth" was then eying
another 'Topless 100' title on Saturday, as well as the hefty $40,000
top prize. Billy secured a victory in his B-Main to earn the outside
of the ninth row in the 100-lap crown jewel headliner. The Batesville,
Arkansas Hall of Famer then streaked to the front of the field and
vied for the lead late in the extra-distance affair. Billy almost
completed a dramatic last lap pass for the win that would have turned
his hometown crowd into a frenzy, but unfortunately hit the backstretch
wall and limped home to finish in the fourth spot behind only victor
Jimmy Owens, Earl Pearson, Jr., and Tim McCreadie. Complete results
from the roofless Batesville biggie can be viewed online by clicking
MOYER NABS TOP FIVE
IN PEVELY SUMMER NATIONALS STOP!
16, 2020 --- Billy Moyer
and his #21 BMR team invaded Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown,
Illinois and Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri over
the August 14-15 weekend for a pair of $10,000 to win DIRTcar Summer
Nationals contests. On Friday night at Fayette County, Billy timed
in sixth fastest in Group A during the qualifying session before
running second in his heat race. After rolling off from the inside
of the fourth row in the 50-lap main event, Billy was running in
the fourth spot on the 43rd circuit when mechanical troubles relegated
the Hall of Fame driver to a twelfth place showing. At Pevely on
Saturday evening in a similar "Hell Tour" show, the Batesville,
Arkansas superstar posted the fourth quickest lap in Group A during
qualifying, won his heat race, and later placed fifth in the 50-lapper
behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard, Brian Shirley, Shannon
Babb, and Frank Heckenast, Jr. Full results from both races can
be viewed online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com.
BILLY MOYER IMPRESSIVE
IN USA NATIONALS WEEKEND!
9, 2020 --- The Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) team remained in the Badger State from August 6-8 to
compete in the 33rd edition of the storied 'USA Nationals' at Cedar
Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. On Thursday night in the
$6,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series
weekend opener, Billy Moyer stopped the clock second fastest in
Group A during qualifying and later secured a heat race triumph.
After rolling off from the outside of the second row in the 30-lap
sprint, Billy eventually garnered a strong fourth place effort against
the national field to finish behind only victor Brandon Overton,
Jimmy Owens, and Tyler Erb!
At Cedar Lake on Friday evening, a double set of qualifying
heat races were held to help determine the starting line-up for
Saturday's crown jewel headliner, which once again carried a $50,000
paycheck. Billy won his first heat race of the night before advancing
up to fourth in his second and final prelim. After securing a win
in the dash - for the top eight in passing points - Billy started
Saturday's 100-lap 'USA Nationals' from the pole position. The Batesville,
Arkansas Hall of Famer led the first 43 circuits of the contest
and ran in the top five throughout the distance before finishing
fifth at the checkered flag behind only victor Brandon Overton,
Rick Eckert, Jimmy Mars, and Scott Bloomquist! Complete results
from the busy weekend at Cedar Lake can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
MOYER EIGHTH IN KOKOMO
OPENER; SECOND IN WISCONSIN!
5, 2020 --- Billy Moyer and
his famed #21 team headed to Indiana and Wisconsin with the World
of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series from July 31-August
4. On Friday night at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana in the
'Hoosier Dirt Shootout' opener, Billy knocked down the seventh quickest
lap in Group A during the qualifying session before winding up eighth
in the final rundown of the $2,500 to win preliminary main event.
The Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer was then scheduled to roll
off from the inside of the eighth row in Saturday's inaugural 'Hoosier
Dirt Shootout' headliner, which was scheduled to pay out $25,000
to the winner, but Mother Nature took the win and the 75-lapper
was postponed to a later date.
At Beaver Dam Raceway in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin on
Tuesday evening, a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs for the WOOLMS
competitors. Billy laid down the fourth fastest time in Group A
during qualifying and later secured a heat race triumph. After drawing
the inside of the second row for the start of the 50-lap main event,
"Mr. Smooth" drove a great race and sported a fast racecar
en route to capturing an impressive runner-up showing behind only
race winner Jimmy Owens! Complete results from both Kokomo and Beaver
Dam can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
BILLY MOYER CLAIMS PAIR
OF TOP FIVES ON HELL TOUR!
27, 2020 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) returned to DIRTcar Summer Nationals action from July
23-26 in a quartet of races in the states of Missouri and Tennessee.
On Thursday night in a $5,000 to win program at Springfield Raceway
in Springfield, Missouri, Billy Moyer won his heat race and started
from the outside of the front row in the 40-lap main event, but
the Hall of Famer pitted on lap 22 with issues and later retired
from the contest in the seventeenth position. Things went much smoother
for the #21 team on Friday evening in a $10,000 to win battle at
Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Missouri. Billy secured another heat
race triumph prior to placing third in the 40-lapper behind only
victor Brian Shirley and runner-up Jesse Stovall!
Following a long overnight trip to Clarksville, Tennessee,
a rare doubleheader on the "Hell Tour" greeted the team
at Clarksville Speedway. On Saturday at the Volunteer State oval,
Billy placed third in his loaded heat race, but unfortunately drew
a lap 27 yellow flag and wound up sixteenth in the final rundown
of the $10,000 to win special. A $5,000 top prize was then on the
line in a weekend finale at Clarksville on Sunday. The Batesville,
Arkansas superstar laid down the fastest lap in his group during
qualifying, won his heat race, and later recorded a solid fourth
place performance in the 40-lap feature behind only race winner
Dennis Erb, Jr., Brian Shirley, and Frank Heckenast, Jr. Complete
results from these four races can be accessed online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com.
MOYER RUNS UP FRONT
IN DIAMOND NATIONALS...
20, 2020 --- Following a
short night at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday
evening, the #21 team headed to the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway
in Wheatland, Missouri on July 18-19 for a pair of Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series contests. On Saturday in the annual running of
the 'Show-Me 100,' which boasted a hefty $20,000 top prize, Billy
Moyer placed sixth in his loaded heat race before grabbing the second
transfer spot through his B-Main. The popular driver known as "Mr.
Smooth" then rolled off from the outside of the tenth row in
the 100-lap main event, but was an early retiree in the race and
settled for a twenty-fifth place showing.
At Wheatland on Sunday, a $12,000 winner's check was
up for grabs in the annual 'CMH Diamond Nationals.' Billy secured
a heat race triumph and later started the 50-lap headliner from
the inside of the second row. The Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer
then ran towards the front of the stellar field and led lap nine
before unfortunately suffering rear-end issues on the 18th circuit
that dropped Billy to a disappointing twenty-third place performance.
Full results from both weekend races can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
BILLY MOYER SIXTH AT
GRANITE CITY; COMPETES AT FALS
12, 2020 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) dropped in on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals circuit
over the July 10-11 weekend in a pair of $10,000 to win specials
in the Land of Lincoln. On Friday night at Tri-City Speedway in
Granite City, Illinois, Billy Moyer timed in fourth fastest in Group
A during the qualifying session and appeared headed to a heat race
victory until he mistook the white flag for the checkered flag.
He was able to salvage a third place effort in the prelim and later
passed four competitors during the 40-lap main event en route to
a solid sixth place performance. At Fairbury Speedway in downtown
Fairbury, Illinois on Saturday evening, Billy laid down the eighth
quickest lap in Group A during time trials and placed second in
his heat race before problems during the 50-lapper dropped the Hall
of Famer to a disappointing twenty-first place showing. Full results
from both weekend races can be viewed online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
MOYER LEADS LATE AT
KILGORE TO RECORD WIN #843!
5, 2020 --- Billy Moyer,
of Batesville, Arkansas, notched his third triumph of the 2020 racing
season on Friday night, July 3 at Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore,
Texas! After securing a victory in his heat race, Billy started
third on the grid in the 30-lap main event. The Dirt Late Model
Hall of Famer then drove to the front of the field on lap 21 and
led the remaining nine circuits to bag the $4,000 top prize for
his 843rd win of his illustrious career. Billy bested Drew Armstrong,
B.J. Robinson, David Breazeale, and Jon Mitchell to claim his eleventh
career COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) win!
(Millie Tanner Photo)
On Saturday evening, July 4, the #21 team followed
the CCSDS tour to Boothill Speedway in Greenwood, Louisiana for
another $4,000 to win contest. Billy earned Fast Time honors during
the qualifying session prior to picking up another heat race victory.
After starting the headliner from the pole position, the popular
driver known as "Mr. Smooth" drove to a strong runner-up
effort in the 40-lap affair behind only victor Terry Phillips. Full
results from the Independence Day holiday weekend can be located
online at www.compdirt.com.
BILLY MOYER MAKES LAST
MINUTE TRIP TO TST
28, 2020 --- Billy Moyer
Racing (BMR) made a last minute dash to Talladega Short Track in
Eastaboga, Alabama on Saturday, June 27. The Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series rolled into TST and a $12,000 top prize was up for grabs.
Batesville, Arkansas ace Billy Moyer placed sixth in his stacked
heat race and fourth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, these finishes
were just shy of transferring the Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer
into the 'EZ-Go 50' main event, which was eventually won by Jimmy
Owens. Complete results from last night at the track deemed as the
"Hornet's Nest" can be located online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
MOYER SIXTH IN $5,000
CLASH AT THE MAG OPENER
21, 2020 --- The annual running
of the 'Clash at the Mag' was up next on the racing schedule for
the #21 team from June 18-20, as a pair of $5,000 to win preliminary
programs kicked off the tripleheader weekend at Magnolia Motor Speedway
in Columbus, Mississippi. Billy Moyer ran second in his heat race
on Thursday night before finishing sixth in the 25-lap main event,
while he won his heat race on Friday evening prior to slipping to
eleventh in the final finishing order of the 25-lapper. By virtue
of racking up the seventh most points during Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series preliminary action, Billy rolled off from the inside
of the fourth row in Saturday's $15,000 to win headliner. The Batesville,
Arkansas ace was not a factor in the 100-lap contest; however, as
he was paid for a twenty-third place performance. Complete results
from all three races in the Magnolia State can be accessed by logging
BILLY MOYER WIRES FIELD
FOR $5,000 WEST LIBERTY WIN!
15, 2020 --- "Mr. Smooth"
Billy Moyer landed in victory lane for the second time in 2020 and
for the 842nd time in his illustrious career on Sunday, June 14
at West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty, Iowa! Billy clicked off
the ninth fastest lap in Group A during the Lucas Oil MLRA Series
qualifying session before storming to a heat race triumph. After
starting from the pole in the 30-lap headliner, Billy wired the
feature field to score the $5,000 payday ahead of Tyler Bruening,
Tony Jackson, Jr., Tony Toste, and Mitch McGrath!
(Mike Ruefer Photo)
The #21 team was in action earlier in the weekend
in two more MLRA tilts across the states of Missouri and Iowa. The
tripleheader weekend started on Friday at Randolph County Raceway
in Moberly, Missouri. Billy placed third in his stacked heat race
and later moved up to ninth in the $3,000 to win main event. At
Maquoketa Speedway in Maquoketa, Iowa on Saturday evening, the Batesville,
Arkansas Hall of Famer won his heat race in preliminary action prior
to slipping back to sixth at the checkered flag of the $5,000 to
win A-Main. Full results from all three races can be accessed by
clicking on www.mlraracing.com.