Moore outruns Batesville boys for I-30 victory
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Aug. 7) — Ray Moore of Haughton, La., led all 40 laps Saturday at I-30 Speedway for his third career victory on the Comp Cams Mid-South Racing Association. Moore, making his second start with the Arkansas-based series this season, earned $2,000. | Slideshow
Batesville, Ark., drivers Billy Moyer Jr. (early) and Wendell Wallace (late) challenged Moore for the point, but he raced to his first MSRA victory since May 2008,
Wallace finished second followed by Moyer and Jon Mitchell of Texarkana, Texas. Bill Frye of Greenbrier, Ark., was fifth and, coupled with Kyle Beard's lap-19 departure, grabbed the MSRA points lead from Beard.
Notes: Moore's car is sponsored by Moore Wireline. ... Three cautions slowed the feature. ... Joey Mack's 19th-to-10th run gave him Larry Shaw Race Cars Hard Charger honors. ... Drivers not starting the feature: Wade Douglas, Eddie Provence, Stormy Derryberry, Wesley Crutchfield and Jimmy Miller. ... Next up for MSRA competitors is an Aug. 27 event at Beebe (Ark.) Speedway.
Comp Cams MSRA @ I-30: (1) Ray Moore, (2) Wendell Wallace, (3) Billy Moyer Jr., (4) Jon Mitchell, (5) Bill Frye, (6) Shane Harris, (7) Jon Kirby, (8) Jamie Dacus, (9) Terry Henson, (10) Joey Mack, (11) Jeff Floyd, (12) Brandon Smith, (13) Kevin Sitton, (14) Curtis Cook, (15) Dewaine Hottinger, (16) Jeff Sloan, (17) Robbie Starnes, (18) Thomas Dacus, (19) Kyle Beard. Heat race winners (among 24 cars): Moyer, Moore, Floyd, Mitchell. Provisional starters: Mack, Smith.