PEVELY, Mo. – July 2, 2011 – Billy Moyer finally added his name to the list of winners during the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour after winning Saturday night at I-55 Raceway.
Moyer moved past current DIRTcar Summer Nationals Point Leader Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, Ill. on lap 14 and would lead the remaining 26 circuits to claim his first win on the 2011 tour worth a hefty $10,000. Former ‘Hell Tour’ champion Dennis Erb Jr. would finish second, his best finish on the tour, after starting on the pole and leading briefly at the start. Waterville, Ohio driver Matt Miller would finish third just ahead of Babb who faded to fourth at the end of the 40-lap main event. Welcome, N.C., driver Austin Dillon would finish fifth in his first visit to the Missouri track.
Babb, once again extended his points lead after his fourth place run at Pevely. Second in points, Lawrenceburg, Ind., driver Scott James finished 12 th, a spot behind defending ‘Hell Tour’ champ Jason Feger.
The DIRTcar Summer Nationals will return to action Sunday, July 3 at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Ill.
DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour Statistical Report; I-55 Raceway; Pevely, Mo.; July 2, 2011
A-Main (40-Laps): 1. Billy Moyer($10,000), 2. Dennis Erb Jr., 3. Matt Miller, 4. Shannon Babb, 5. Austin Dillon, 6. Jack Sullivan, 7. Michael Kloos, 8. Brian Shirley, 9. Randy Korte, 10. Jeep Van Wormer, 11. Jason Feger, 12. Scott James, 13. Kent Robinson, 14. Ryan Unzicker, 15. Jason McBride, 16. Dillan White, 17. Dewayne Kiefer, 18. Craig Smith, 19. Bobby Pierce, 20. Jeff Johns, 21. Brandon Sheppard, 22. Billy Moyer Jr., 23. Will Vaught, 24. Mark Voigt.Fast qualifiers (among 41 cars): Babb,Vaught, Erb, Shirley. Heat race winners: Moyer, Vaught, Erb, Shirley.B-Main winner: Smith. Provisional starters: Feger, Unzicker, Kiefer, Voigt, McBride, White. C-Main winner: Kiefer.
2011 DIRTcar Summer Nationals “The Hell Tour” Schedule
|June 15||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.||PPD/July 12|
|June 16||Kankakee County Speedway||Kankakee, Ill.||Mike Spatola (37)|
|June 17||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Scott James (29)|
|June 18||Cedar Lake Speedway||Cedar Lake, Wis.||Canceled Rain|
|June 20||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.||PPD/July 13|
|June 21||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.||PPD/July 14|
|June 22||Highland Speedway||Highland, Ill.||Scott James (50)|
|June 23||Fayette County Speedway||Brownstown, Ill.||Jason Feger (48)|
|June 24||Tri-City Speedway||Pontoon Beach, Ill.||Dan Schlieper (52)|
|June 25||Fairbury American Legion Speedway||Fairbury, Ill.||PPD/July 23|
|June 26||I-96 Speedway||Lake Odessa, Mich.||Shannon Babb (46)|
|June 28||Lincoln Park Speedway||Putnamville, Ind.||Shannon Babb (22)|
|June 29||Belle Clair Speedway||Belleville, Ill.||Michael Kloos (32)|
|June 30||Clay Hill Motorsports Park||Atwood, Tenn.||Mike Spatola (30)|
|July 1||Paducah International Raceway||Paducah, Ky.||Ray Cook (40)|
|July 2||I-55 Raceway||Pevely, Mo.||Billy Moyer(41)|
|July 3||Lincoln Speedway||Lincoln, Ill.|
|July 4||34 Raceway||Burlington, Iowa|
|July 6||Peoria Speedway||Peoria, Ill.|
|July 7||Macon Speedway||Macon, Ill.|
|July 8||Farmer City Raceway||Farmer City, Ill.|
|July 9||Clarksville Speedway||Clarksville, Tenn.|
|July 10||Tri-State Speedway||Haubstadt, Ind.|
|July 12||Brownstown Speedway||Brownstown, Ind.|
|July 13||LaSalle Speedway||LaSalle, Ill.|
|July 14||Spoon River Speedway||Canton, Ill.|
|July 15||Attica Raceway Park||Attica, Ohio|
|July 16||Oakshade Raceway||Wauseon, Ohio|
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