Bill Mooney Racing Recap – 2017 Season Ends At The Prairie Classic

Bill ended the 2017 season last weekend at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg. Tim Johnson photo.

Another season is in the books for Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Lucas Oil Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, and Bill finished the season in style with a top five, a hard charge, and a pair of top tens.

Friday night at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg, Bill finished fourth in the heat race after starting in the sixth spot. That finish handed Bill the twelfth starting spot in the main event.

Bill went three-wide with Kevin Sexton and Dave Smith in turns one and two on the start, passing both by the end of the opening round. Bill was the only driver utilizing the top of the speedway, as he caught and passed Brad Seng in one and two on lap three.

Bill chased down, and p...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Top Ten At Seitz Memorial Stolen With 20 Laps To Go

Bill flies down the front stretch at River Cities during the John Seitz Memorial last weekend. Mike Spieker photo.

Heading into the biggest race of the season, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 OMG Candy Millar powered MasterSbilt by JMR, showed he had one of the fastest cars, but a top ten evaporated into thin air in the waning laps of Saturday night’s finale.

Thursday night, an all to common occurrence, a draw of 93 out of 100, slated Bill in the ninth starting spot in his heat race. Bill wasted no time moving forward, moving the 2 car up to sixth at the end of the first lap, fifth on lap two, and fourth on lap three. After a door-to-door brawl with Shane Holden, Bill made it all the way to third at the end of the race...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Lack Of Luck From August Continues Into September

Bill motors down the front stretch at the Viking Speedway last Saturday. Mike Spieker photo.

After a rough end to the month of August, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Lithia Toyota Millar Powered MasterSbilt, had hoped a turn to a new page on the calendar would bring some better luck, but September has started the way August ended with more bad luck, including a half-lap lead lost instantly in lapped traffic.

Thursday night in Winnipeg, Bill finished sixth in the heat, handing him the eleventh starting spot in the main event. Bill was able to climb his way up to eighth by the end of the race on the tricky glass slick surface.

Friday night at River Cities, Bill started fifth and finished third in his heat race...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Long Nights During The Dog Days

Bill on his way to a heat win at River Cities last Friday. Mike Spieker photo.

After a third place at Devils Lake salvaged a tough stretch one week prior, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Winnipeg Hearing Centres Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, had the same luck last week, going from the front to the back on consecutive nights.

Last Thursday at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnpeg, started fifth in the heat race and charged all the way up to second.

Bill started fourth in the main event, and was in third at the exit of turn two. Bill split Mike Balcaen and Walt Morris. Bill slid up in front of Morris, but the pair made contact, flattening Bill’s left rear tire.

The crew got the tire changed, and Bill rejoined the race at the tail of the field...

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Bill Mooney Recap – Third At Devils Lake A Silver Lining On Tough Week

Bill leads Donny Schatz down the front stretch at the Red River Co-op Speedway last Thursday night.
Picture by VCatell Photos.

After two tough nights, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Pizza Ranch of Grand Forks Millar powered MasterSbilt by JMR, finished last weeks three race stretch strong with a podium finish at Devils Lake

Last Thursday night, the Northern Late Model Racing Association made their annual trip to the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg. Bill drew the pole for his heat race, and finished a close second to World of Outlaw champion Donny Schatz.

Bill started sixth in the main event, and looked like a contender at the start, climbing up to fourth, battling Cole Schill for position in the first part of the race...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Solid Runs During A Hectic Schedule

Bill speeds down the front stretch at River Cities last Friday. Mike Spieker photo.

In the midst of the longest stretch of the season, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Future Tint and Stripe Millar powered MasterSbilt by JMR, has been solid, scoring top tens in every race this month.

Last Friday night at River Cities, Bill finished second in his heat race and started sixth in the feature. Close quarters action followed the green flag, as Bill would be the middle of a three-wide sandwich on both ends of the ‘Bullring’. When all was said and done, Bill was in the top five, making his way past Jeff Hapala and Cole Schill on the opening round.

Hapala fought back to Bill’s inside for fifth as the pair caught Travis Roberson for fourth, while being caught by Don Shaw who was running sixth...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Big Rebound At River Cities

Bill at River Cities last Friday night. Mike Spieker photo.

After another top five in Winnipeg last Thursday night, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, came from deep in the field for another top five at River Cities last Friday.

Thursday at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg, Bill charged from fourth to second in the heat race. After running the majority of the race in a solid top five position, Bill made a late pass on Kevin Sexton to steal the fourth spot in the final pair of laps in the main event.

Friday at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, Bill started and finished seventh in his heat race, burying him deep in the lineup for the feature.

Bill started 13th, and had made up one position by the races first caution for Mike Balcaen o...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Another Pair Of Top Fives

Bill rides the cushion at the Devils Lake Speedway last Saturday. Mike Spieker photo.

Last week was another solid week as Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Erickson Motors Millar powered MasterSbilt by JMR, scored two more top five finishes.

Thursday night at the Red River Co-Op Speedway, Bill finished third in his heat race, slating him sixth for the feature. Bill lost a position in each of the first two circuits, settling into seventh, continuing on in that spot until the halfway point when a caution flag flew for Shane Holden.

Bill followed closely behind Dustin Strand, Kevin Sexton, and Rick Fawcett on the restart, eventually passing Fawcett down the backstretch with nine laps left...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Podium Finish In Winnipeg

Bill motors down the front stretch at Greenbush on Saturday. Tim Johnson photo. 

Last week started off on a high note as Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Pioneer Window and Door Millar powered MasterSbilt by JMR, scored a podium finish at the Red River Co-Op Speedway, but bad luck would lie ahead for the rest of the weekend.

Last Thursday night at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg, a fifth place finish from the sixth starting spot in the heat race mired Bill all the way back to the outside of the fifth row for the feature.

Bill was able to move up a row after Rick Fawcett was unable to make the call for the race...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Taking The Point Lead In Winnipeg

Bill coming off turn four at speed at the Red River Co-op Speedway. Tim Johnson photo.

One night after he took the point lead at the Red River Co-Op Speedway, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Budget RV Millar powered MasterSbilt by JMR, raced to another podium finish at the River Cities Speedway last Friday night.

On Thursday night at the Red River Co-op Speedway in Winnipeg, a near late arrival to the track due to construction and trains was actually a benefit. Bill drew a five out of fifty, and started on the pole of his heat race. A second place finish to defending national champion Dustin Strand, paired with his high point average, placed Bill on the outside of the third row in the main event.

Bill went four wide with Ricky Weiss, Kevin Sexton, and Mike Balcaen at the exit of turn two...

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