Fairbury American Legion Speedway
Moyer edges Erb, O'Neal at Prairie Dirt Classic
From track reports
FAIRBURY, Ill. (Aug. 30) — Third-starting Billy Moyer of Batesville, Ark., overcame 12th-starting Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill., and polesitter Don O'Neal of Martinsville, Ind., for a $10,000 victory in the 19th annual Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury American Legion Speedway. Erb finished second in the independent UMP DIRTcar Series event with O'Neal, Eric Smith of Bloomington, Ill., and hometown driver Wes Steidinger rounding out the top five.
Prairie Dirt Classic: (1) Billy Moyer, (2) Dennis Erb Jr., (3) Don O'Neal, (4) Eric Smith, (5) Wes Steidinger, (6) Kevin Weaver, (7) Mark Burgtorf, (8) Daren Friedman, (9) Kyle Logue, (10) Donny Walden, (11) Aaron Ricketts, (12) Junior Shickel, (13) Joe Harlan, (14) Brandon Sheppard, (15) Derek Chandler, (16) Steve Sheppard Jr., (17) Brian Birkhofer, (18) Jason Feger, (19) Ryan Dauber, (20) Scott Schmitt, (21) Ryan Unzicker. Fast qualifier (among 43 cars): Moyer, 12.625 seconds. Heat race winners: Moyer, O'Neal, E. Smith, Unzicker. Consolation winners: Chandler, S. Sheppard.