February 14th, 2015 - Billy Moyer Jr. resumed action at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida) during the 39th Annual Winternationals on Friday night.
Forty-one entries signed in to chase the $10,000 top prize, and Billy would fall just one spot short of a transfer position in his heat race. As a result he would have to run a b-main, which he won to lock into the seventeenth starting spot for the 50-lap feature. For much of the main event Moyer Jr. battled around mid-pack, but with passing being difficult he would only manage a sixteenth place finish in the final rundown.
The conclusion of Monday's $5,000-to-win program that was nixed by rain was also contested on Friday night. After charging to a convincing heat race win Billy found himself starting third on the grid for the 25-lap finale. Moyer Jr. raced around the top five throughout the duration of the feature before registering a third place finish behind race winner, Billy Moyer Sr. and Brandon Sheppard. Gregg Satterlee and Devin Moran rounded out the top five finishers.
Billy Moyer Jr. ended the 39th Annual Winternationals on Saturday night with a $10,000-to-win, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) event. Moyer Jr. started and finish fourth in his heat race, leaving him one spot short of a transfer position and sending him to a b-main. Billy failed to reach a transfer position in his b-main however, he was the recipient of a Fast Time provisional. After starting 25th on the grid, Moyer Jr. advanced eleven spots to a fourteenth place finish, earning him the Hard Charger of the Race Award.
Full results from the events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.
February 12th, 2015 - The 39th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida) kicked off on Tuesday night after Monday night's events has to be postponed due to inclement weather.
Billy posted the sixth quickest lap in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trails and went on to finish second in his heat race, locking him into the $5,000-to-win feature starting fifth. During the course of the 25-lap affair, Moyer Jr. battled amongst the top ten for much of the event before crossing the finish line in eighth.
Round #2 of the 39th Annual East Bay Raceway Park Winternationals drew forty-seven competitors for the $7,000-to-win event. Billy started third in his heat race and battled his way to a fourth place finish, earning him the sixteenth starting spot on the feature grid. With passing being difficult and unable to make any progress during the course of the 35-lapper, Billy retired his #21JR Mesilla Valley Transportation/Crop Production Services/Xtreme by Longhorn entry to a 23rd place finish.
Thursday night's program boosted another $7,000 top prize for competitors, as a stout field of forty-four entries converged on the oval. After posting the fastest lap in Group A during LOLMDS time trials, Moyer Jr. drove to a convincing heat race victory to the pole position for the evening's 35-lap finale. In the main event, Billy slipped backwards early on and with passing being difficult he was unable to recover as he took the checkered flag in the thirteenth position.
Full results from the events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.
February 7th, 2015 - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) kicked off their 2015 season on Thursday night with the opening round of the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway Park (Brunswick, Georgia). Rick Schwallie Photo
The $7,000-to-win program drew a field of thirty-three Super Late Models to the lightning fast oval, as competitors were greeted with heavy and rough track conditions from overnight rain. Despite starting deep in his heat race, Moyer Jr. charged to a second place finish to lock into the eighth starting spot for the 30 lap finale. Adverse track conditions would take effect on Moyer Jr. and his #21JR Mesilla Valley Transportation/Crop Production Services/Xtreme by Longhorn entry during the main event and he would ultimately retire to a disappointing 22nd place finish.
Saturday night saw the winner's check increase to $10,000 as the first championship points event for the LOLMDS was contested. Thirty-three entries returned for battle, and a solid qualifying effort positioned Billy starting fourth in his heat race. He went on to finish third, which locked him into the tenth starting position on the feature grid. Moyer Jr. battled the handle on his entry during the course of the 50 lap finale, ultimately settling to a seventeenth place finish in the final rundown.
The Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing weekend came to a close on Saturday night with another $10,000-to-win event for the LOLMDS. Thirty-two entrants converged on the 4/10 mile oval. Billy won his heat race after starting on the pole, earning him the fourth starting spot for the 50 lap feature. In the finale, Moyer Jr. battled the handle on his #21JR Mesilla Valley Transportation/Crop Production Services/Xtreme by Longhorn entry slipping backwards to a thirteenth place finish.
Full results from the events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.
January 18th, 2015 - Billy Moyer Jr. resumed competition in the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout on Friday night with $3,000-to-win event. Rick Schwallie Photo
Fifty-two Super Late Models entered the event, and Moyer Jr. drew the second starting spot for his heat race. He went on to lead much of his heat before settling for a second place finish following a last-lap pass by Darrell Lanigan. As a result Billy was sent to a b-main where he would start on the pole. After slipping backwards to a third place finish Moyer Jr. was locked into the 21st starting spot on the feature grid. In the 30 lap main event Billy advanced four positions en route to a seventeenth place finish.
Fifty-two competitors returned for Round #5 of the miniseries on Saturday evening, and an impressive charged from tenth to third in his heat race locked Billy into the sixth starting spot for the $3,000-to-win main event. Moyer Jr. raced around the top ten for much of the 30 lap feature before battling the handle on his #21JR Mesilla Valley Transportation/Crop Production Services/Xtreme by Longhorn entry and settling to an eleventh place finish in the final rundown.
The Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout drew to a close on Sunday evening with a $10,000-to-win event. With fifty entries in the pits, a high pill draw number positioned Moyer Jr starting deep in his heat race. He advanced to a sixth place finish, which left him just short of a transfer position. As a result Billy would have to run a b-main, which he won to lock into the seventeenth starting spot for the 50 lap finale. Moyer Jr. advanced a single position during the course of the feature to register a sixteenth place finish at the checkered flag.
Full results from the event are available at www.RaceUSARaceway.com
January 14th, 2015 - Billy Moyer Jr. official kicked off his 2015 season on Saturday night at USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) during the opening round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. Rick Schwallie Photo
Fifty entries took to the 3/8 mile oval, and by virtue of pill draw Billy earned the sixth starting spot for his heat race. With passing points determining the transfers, Moyer Jr. advanced to a second place finish which locked him into the outside-front-row alongside Darrell Lanigan for the 30 lap, $3,000-to-win feature. Moyer Jr. snared the lead on the second circuit and held the point until lap twenty when he suffered damage to the nosepiece of this #21JR Mesilla Valley Transportation/Crop Production Services/Xtreme by Longhorn entry. Despite the damage, Billy held on for a solid fourth place finish behind race winner, Darrell Lanigan, Billy Moyer and Chase Junghans.
Round #2 of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout saw forty-nine entries registered for the $5,000-to-win program. A high pill draw number pinned Billy at the back of a heat race and he was only able to manage a seventh place finish, sending him to a b-main. Moyer Jr. started fourth in his b-main and raced to a third place finish, earning him the 22nd starting spot for the 30 lap finale. Billy battled for position early in the main event before ultimately retiring on lap seven to a 24th place finish.
Action continued on Wednesday night with another $3,000-to-win event, which drew a field of forty-six entries to the 3/8 mile oval. Billy drew the sixth starting spot for his heat and raced to a fourth place finish, earning him the fourteenth starting position on the feature grid. During the course of the 30 lap main event, Moyer Jr. battled around mid-pack before advancing to an eleventh place finish in the final rundown.
Full results from the events are available at www.RaceUSARaceway.com
It was a strong start to the doubleheader for Moyer Jr. as he drove his #21JR Mesilla Valley Transportation/Crop Production Services/Xtreme by Longhorn entry to a $2,500 triumph on Friday night. Twenty-two Super Late Models converged on the 3/8 mile oval for Round #1 of the Inaugural Turkey Hunt, and Billy won his heat race to lock into the 25 lap feature. Moyer Jr. stalked race-long leader, Rodney Sanders throughout the course of the caution plagued event. His persistent high-side challenges finally paid off as he assumed the point on a restart with just three laps remaining. Moyer Jr. kept Sanders at bay in the closing laps to score his first career victory at the West Texas oval. Sanders settled for second, followed by Don Shaw, R.C. Whitwell and Jason Krohn rounding out the top five finishers.
Saturday night saw the winner's purse increase to $3,000, as twenty-two entries would return to do battle. Looking to capitalize on a stellar start to the weekend, Moyer Jr. used a heat race win to lock into the outside-front-row for the 30 lap finale. When the race went green, Billy outdueled pole sitter, Bumper Jones to lead lap one. From there, Moyer Jr. fought back challenges from Rodney Sanders to lead wire-to-wire for the victory, sweeping the Inaugural Turkey Hunt weekend. Sanders once again finished a close second, followed by Jason Krohn, Don Shaw and Garrett Alberson rounding out the top five finishers. JRP Photography Photo
Full results from the event are available at www.EPSpeedwayPark.com
November 19th, 2014 - Late Model star Billy Moyer Jr. of Batesville, AR joined Dirt Cast on the Renegade Racing Fuels hotline to talk about his 2014 season, getting eight wins, this weekend's Turkey Hunt at El Paso Speedway Park, hoping to end the season with two wins, the success of the Longhorn chassis and his thoughts on what he might do in 2015. Moyer Jr. drives the #21jr Crop Production Services, Mesilla Valley Transportation Xtreme by Longhorn.
To leave your comments, visit: http://dirtcast.com/h3Km/sound-off-billy-moyer-jr-late-models-turkey-hunt-preview-111914/
November 8th, 2014 - Billy Moyer Jr. took his #21jr Moyer Xtreme by Longhorn/Pro Power Racing Super Late Model into battle over the weekend at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway (Concord, North Carolina) during the 8th Annual World Finals.
The season finale for the World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series saw Thursday night's program highlighted by two qualifying rounds for the seventy-five entrants, which determined the heat race line-ups for Friday and Saturday's $12,000-to-win events.
Friday night saw Moyer Jr. starting sixth in his heat race where he would finish, relegating him to a b-main. In the b-main Billy raced to a fifth place finish but, with only the top two finishers transferring to the main event his night would come to an early end.
Billy enjoyed a much better outing on Saturday night when he started on the pole of his heat race, and went on to claim the win to earn a spot in the evenings re-draw. He was the recipient of the fifth starting spot for the 50 lap finale. Unfortunately, while battling for the third position on lap eight of the feature Moyer Jr. spun to avoid a stopped car. He was send to the tail of the field and would recover to a sixteenth place finish.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.WoOLMS.com
October 17th, 2014 - Billy Moyer Jr. has a couple of great cars for sale.
2012 Victory Circle by Moyer For Sale
- Everything on car is brand new including deck and body.
- New Franklin Rear End, new Sweet Steering System, TWM front end, Howe Ball Joints
- Asking $9,000 less drive train, motor, and seat.
2014 Moyer Xtreme by Longhorn
- Race proven/race winning
- Straight Roller - $21k
- Complete car less motor, seat, lead, and tires - $25k
Contact Billy Moyer Jr. at 870-307-9320
October 11th, 2014 - Billy Moyer Jr. entered what was likely his final event of the 2014 season over the weekend, as the team traveled Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) for the annual Magnolia State Cotton Pickin' 100. (Blake Hagan Photo)
The $20,000-to-win race drew a field of seventy-two entries to the state-of-the-art, 3/8 mile oval, and via time trials on Friday night Moyer Jr. locked into the pole position for his heat race. After a fierce battle, Billy narrowly held off a hard charging Jimmy Owens to win his heat race, locking him into fourth starting spot for Saturday's 100 lap finale.
When the main event went green on Saturday, Moyer Jr. bolted to the second position behind race leader, Scott Bloomquist. He trailed Bloomquist early on before the handle on his #21jr Moyer Xtreme by Longhorn/Pro Power Racing Super Late Model began to fade. Billy settled to a respectable seventh place finish in the final rundown.
Full results from the event are available at www.MagnoliaDirt.com
September 27th, 2014 - A beautiful Fall weekend took Jr. Motorsports to Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa) for the 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS).
The three-day extravaganza opened on Thursday evening with a $7,000-to-win event at the 1/2 mile oval. Billy failed to qualify for the finale via preliminary action, and as a result he had to run the b-main. In the b-main he was running in a transfer spot, when he jumped the cushion in turn four bringing his night to an early end.
Friday night found Billy looking for better luck in another $7,000-to-win event. His night started on a high note with him qualifying third fastest in his group. With the top eight starters in heat race action being inverted, Moyer Jr. started eighth on the grid for his. Unfortunately contact from another competitor early in the event resulted in damage that sent Billy pitside, which ended his night.
The weekend drew to a close with the final event on Saturday evening. Via his performances on the first two nights Billy started on the front row of the C-main, which he won to move on to the tail of the B-main. During the first half of the B-main Moyer Jr. failed to advance through the field, and made the decision to retire from the race as his night and weekend came to an end.
Full results from the event are available at www.LucasDirt.com.
September 20th, 2014 - A $3,000 winner's check was up for grabs on Saturday night at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway (Calvert City, Kentucky), and Billy had high hopes of claiming yet another win at the oval. Unfortunately mechanical issues, while leading his heat race brought his night to a disappointing early end. Full results from the event are available at www.KLMSLLC.com.
September 13th, 2014 - Billy Moyer Jr. has always loved Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, Illinois), but on Friday night he became even more fond of the place after racing to the $10,000 triumph in the opening round of the St. Louis Showdown.
Thirty-seven entries took part in the event, and Billy started his night by setting fast time in his group before blazing the win in his heat race to earn the second starting spot for the 50 lap feature. Tim Manville jumped to the lead from the pole position, and Moyer Jr. stalked him until lap 23, when he shot into the lead. Once out front Billy held off a hard-charging Brian Birkhofer en route to his eighth win of the season! Birkhofer, Manville, Jason Feger, and Billy Moyer rounded out the top five finishers. Full results from the event are available at www.TriCitySpeedway.net.
Saturday night took the team to Federated Raceway at I-55 for another $10,000-to-win, UMP Super Late Model event. For the second straight night Billy qualified fastest in his group before charging to the win in his heat race. As a result he started third on the grid for the 50 lap feature. He would go on to battle the handle on his entry throughout the event before crossing the finish line in the ninth position. Full results from the event are available at www.I55Raceway.com.
September 5th, 2014 - The 44th Annual World 100 kicked off at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) on Thursday evening as 118 of the top drivers in the world converged on the 1/2 mile oval for the opening round of the mega-event.
Billy started his outing by qualifying thirty-sixth fastest in the field to earn the third starting spot for his heat race. He battled for a transfer spot throughout the race before finishing one spot short in the fourth position. As a result he was forced to run a b-main, where he raced to the third and final transfer spot. In the 25 lap, $5,000-to-win finale Moyer Jr. enjoyed a stellar run as he advanced seventeen spots on his way to a seventh place finish!
Friday night found the the field again splitting into two groups to battle for a pair of $5,000 top prizes. Billy advanced to a second place finish in his heat race to lock into the twelfth starting spot for the 25 lap feature. During the event he passed six cars to finish sixth behind race winner, Jonathan Davenport, Scott Bloomquist, Brian Birkhofer, Billy Moyer, and Chris Madden.
The final leg of the event was held on Saturday evening as a $47,000 top prize was on the line. Unfortunately Billy failed to qualify for the feature via preliminary action as his weekend came to an early end.
Full results from the event are available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com.