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August 23
Federated Raceway at I-55,
Pevely, MO
Sanction: MARS DIRTcar Series West - $5,000
Information provided by: Series and staff reports (last updated August 24, 12:35 pm)
Moyer banks $5,000, MARS victory at I-55
  1. Billy Moyer
  2. Brandon Sheppard
  3. Randy Korte
  4. Bobby Pierce
  5. Tony Jackson Jr.
  6. Justin Asplin
  7. Tim Manville
  8. Scott Weber
  9. Billy Laycock
  10. Jeff Herzog
  11. Gordy Gundaker
  12. Dave Jumper
  13. Brian Diveley
  14. Jeff Roth
  15. Leroy Johnson
  16. Michael Kloos
  17. Jason Feger
  18. Justin Reed
  19. Ken Rumble
  20. Daryn Klein
  21. Brian Shirley
  22. Ron McQuerry
  23. Paul Roider
  24. Chris Fischer
presented by
Ron Mitchell
Billy Moyer (21) passes Tony Jackson Jr. (56) for the lead at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.
What won the race: After falling back to sixth in the opening laps, fourth-starting Billy Moyer of Batesville, Ark., quickly rallied forward to take the lead from polesitter Tony Jackson Jr. of Lebanon, Mo., on the 16th lap and held it for the remainder of the 40-lapper for a $5,000 MARS DIRTcar Series victory.
Key notes: Moyer's margin of victory over second-finishing Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., was 1.775 seconds. ... Randy Korte of Highland, Ill., a winner Friday at nearby Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill., climbed from seventh to round out the podium. ... Jackson faded over the second half of the race and finished fifth. ... Moyer lapped up to sixth place while recording his 13th victory of 2014. ... Ryan Gustin of Marshalltown, Iowa, scratched for the evening after discovering mechanical issues prior to qualifying.
On the move: Seventh-row starter Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., came forward to finish fourth.
Winner's sponsors: The winner's Moyer Xtreme by Longhorn Chassis is powered by a Clements Automotive Engine has sponsorship from Banner Valley Hauling, Car City, Cooley Transport, Crop Production Services, Deatherage Opticians, Henderson Motorsports, Jack's Carquest, J&J Steel, Karl Chevrolet, L&D Trucking, Mesilla Valley Transportation, New Vision Graphics, Ohlins Shocks, Red Line Oil, Sparks Motorsports, Sunoco Race Fuels and Watters Autoland.
Points chase: Jackson, who is seeking his second consecutive MARS championship, entered Saturday's event with the series points lead over Justin Asplin of Birch Tree, Mo.
Car count: 28
Fast qualifier: Brandon Sheppard
Time: 12.316 seconds
Polesitter: Tony Jackson Jr.
Heat race winners: Tony Jackson Jr., Brandon Sheppard, Brian Shirley, Billy Moyer
Consolation race winners: Justin Reed
Next series race: August 31, Monett Speedway (Monett, MO) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.
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