Streaking Moyer Jr. Wins Cedar Lake Speedway Summer Nationals Opener

Billy Moyer, Jr. -- Photo Credit: Vince Peterson (Track Rat Photos)

Billy Moyer, Jr. -- Photo Credit: Vince Peterson (Track Rat Photos)

New Richmond, Wis. – June 15, 2012 – Billy Moyer Jr. outran the field at Cedar Lake Speedway on Friday night leading all 30 laps en route to his second Hell Tour win of 2012. The victory was also the Batesville, Ark., driver’s second career DIRTcar Summer Nationals triumph.

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Moyer earned $5,000 by outdistancing Muscatine, Iowa driver Brian Birkhofer whose late race pass of Brian Shirley netted him the runner-up spot as Shirley of Chatham, Ill. crossed the line third. Moyer Jr.’s father Billy Moyer started and finished fourth. Defending Firecracker 100 winner Jimmy Mars of Menomonie, Wis., rounded out the top five.

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The tour will compete again at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., Saturday, this time for $10,000-to-win as part of the Masters Classic finale.

DIRTcar Summer Nationals Statistical Report; Cedar Lake Speedway; New Richmond, Wis.; June 15, 2012 A-Main (30-laps): (1) Billy Moyer Jr. ($5,000), 2. Brian Birkhofer, 3. Brian Shirley, 4. Billy Moyer, 5. Jimmy Mars, 6. Brandon Sheppard, 7. Brady Smith, 8. Don O’Neal, 9. Shannon Babb, 10. Jason Rauen, 11. A.J. Diemel, 12. Chad Simpson, 13. Jason McBride, 14. Jason Feger, 15. Tim Isenberg, 16. Mike Spatola, 17. Frank Heckenast Jr., 18. Terry Casey, 19. Andrew McKay, 20. Ryan Unzicker, 21. Bobby Pierce, 22. Dennis Erb Jr. Fast qualifiers (among 37 cars): Shirley, Babb, Moyer Jr., Moyer. Heat race winners: Shirley, Moyer Jr., Birkhofer, Moyer Sr. B-main winner: Erb. C-main winner: Jon Henry. Provisional starters: Feger, Unzicker, Diemel, Spatola.

2012 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule

Date

Track

Location

Winner (Cars)

13-Jun

Brownstown Speedway

Brownstown, IN

Billy Moyer Jr. (49)

14-Jun

Kankakee County Speedway

Kankakee, IL

Shannon Babb(45)

15-Jun

Cedar Lake Speedway

Somerset, WI

Billy Moyer Jr. (37)

16-Jun

Cedar Lake Speedway

Somerset, WI

17-Jun

Wilmot Raceway

Wilmot, WI

19-Jun

Spoon River Speedway

Canton, IL

20-Jun

Highland Speedway

Highland, IL

21-Jun

Fayette Co. Speedway

Brownstown, IL

22-Jun

Tri City Speedway

Pontoon Beach, IL

23-Jun

Fairbury Speedway

Fairbury, IL

24-Jun

I-96 Speedway

Lake Odessa, MI

26-Jun

Lincoln Park Speedway

Putnamville, IN

27-Jun

Belle Clair Speedway

Belleville, IL

28-Jun

Clay Hill Motorsports Park

Atwood, TN

29-Jun

Paducah Int. Raceway

Paducah, KY

30-Jun

Federated Auto Parts I-55

Pevely, MO

1-Jul

Lincoln Speedway

Lincoln, IL

2-Jul

Peoria Speedway

Peoria, IL

3-Jul

Jacksonville Speedway

Jacksonville, IL

4-Jul

Lasalle Speedway

Lasalle, IL

5-Jul

Macon Speedway

Macon, IL

6-Jul

Quincy Raceways

Quincy, IL

7-Jul

Clarksville Speedway

Clarksville, TN

8-Jul

Tri State Speedway

Haubstadt, IN

10-Jul

Florence Speedway

Union, KY

11-Jul

Brushcreek Motorsports

Pebbles, OH

12-Jul

Terre Haute Action Track

Terre Haute, IN

13-Jul

Attica Raceway Park

Attica, OH

14-Jul

Oakshade Raceway

Wauseon, OH

The DIRTcar Summer Nationals (The Hell Tour) is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company), Hoosier Racing Tires (Official Racing Tires), Racing Electonics (Official Communication), Vicci (Official Uniform), VP Racing Fuel (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to these fine contingency sponsors: Beyea Headers, Butlerbuilt, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Dominator Race Products, Chevy Performance Parts, Intercomp, JE Pistons, Klotz Lubricants, MSD Ignition, Ohlins Shocks, Quartermaster, Superflow Dyno’s, UNOH (University of Northwestern Ohio), Wix Filters, and Wrisco Aluminum. 

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