returning Billy Moyer moves under leader Shannon Babb on
lap 14 of the Summer Nationals event at I-55 Raceway. Moyer also returned to Victory Lane for his ninth special
event win of 2011. (Drew
Dirt Car Summer Nationals: Moyer
Grabs Season's Win #9 at I-55
PEVELY, Mo. - July 2. Billy Moyer finally added his name to the
list of winners during the DirtCar Summer Nationals tour by winning
Saturday at I-55 Raceway. Moyer moved past current
series points leader Shannon Babb on lap 14 and led the remaining 26 circuits to claim his first win on the 2011
tour, worth a hefty $10,000.
Having struggled through the early events of the 2011
"Hell Tour", Dennis Erb, Jr. races #7 Matt Miller before posting his best finish of the season in second at
I-55. Miller also picked up his best showing in third. (Drew England)
Indiana up-and-comer Kent Robinson and fellow Hoosier
State driver Scott James (#81) race at midfield at I-55 Raceway. (Drew England)
Former 'Hell Tour' champion Dennis Erb Jr. finished second, his
best on the tour to date, after starting on the pole and leading briefly at the start. Waterville, Ohio driver Matt
Miller finished third just ahead of Babb, who faded to fourth at the end of the 40-lap main event. Welcome, N.C.,
driver Austin Dillon took 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 12th, a spot
behind defending 'Hell Tour' champ Jason Feger.
Jack Sullivan races outside of #21 Billy Moyer, Jr.
before claiming sixth place at I-55. Moyer made an early exit. (Drew England)
Billy Moyer after his Summer Nationals win at I-55
Raceway. (Drew England)
July 2 - DIRTcar Summer Nationals at I-55
1. Billy Moyer, 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 (prov.), 12. Scott James, 13. Kent
Robinson, 14. Ryan Unzicker (prov.), 15. Jason McBride (prov.), 16. Dillan White (prov.), 17. Dewayne
Kiefer (prov.), 18. Craig Smith, 19. Bobby Pierce, 20. Jeff Johns, 21. Brandon Sheppard, 22. Billy
Moyer, Jr., 23. Will Vaught, 24. Mark Voigt (prov.).
Fast qualifiers (41 entries):
Babb,Vaught, Erb, Shirley. Heat winners: Moyer, Vaught, Erb, Shirley; B-Main winner: Smith.
Drew England photo