Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Top Five Run In Devils Lake Tune Up

 

Bill ripping around the cushion at River Cities a few weeks back. Mike Spieker  photo.

After another Friday night rain out, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Winnipeg Hearing Centres Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, made his was to Devils Lake, scoring a heat win, and a top four run from row four.

After a rain out Friday night at the River Cities Speedway, the 2 car made a bit of a surprise appearance at the Devils Lake Speedway near Crary, ND for a tune up for the following weeks final visit of 2018 to the high-banked third-mile oval.

Bill drew the pole for his heat race, and picked up another heat win, improving to 3-and-1 in heat races early in this seasons’ campaign.

The good draws ended at the sign in shack, however, as Bill received the eighth and final redraw pill for t...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Another Podium At River Cities

Bill motors through turn four on his way to a convincing heat win at River Cities last Friday. Mike Spieker photo.

It was another solid week for Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Emerson Duty Free Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, winning his heat in convincing fashion, and charging from seventh to third in the main event.

Bill returned to the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks last Friday night. Bill drew the pole for his heat race, a rare result at the draw window, and won the heat race by nearly a straightaway.

Bill’s high point average placed him in the middle of the field, in the seventh position at the start of the race.

Bill tucked to the inside of Ryan Corbett on the start, and the pair made very light contact, damaging the door of the 2 car...

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Bill Mooney Racing Preview – Looking To Open June In Style

Bill starts down the backstretch at River Cities on May 11th. Mike Spieker photo.

With the month of May in the books, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Lithia Toyota of Grand Forks Millar powered MasterSbilt by JMR, will go for Late Model win number eight at the River Cities Speedway on Friday night.

With the late spring, the 2 car hit the track twice in the month of May, picking up a podium, and leading laps at the opener at River Cities on May 11th.

The 2 car moved on to the Northern Late Model Racing Association opener at the Devils Lake Speedway on May 19th, scoring a pair of comebacks, winning his heat from the back of the field, and securing a top ten after an early race spin during the main event.

Bill has fourteen wins at the River Cities Speedway, spread through three divisions, s...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Many Passes Made During Pair Of Devils Lake Comebacks

Bill on his way to a heat race win after charging from the back of the field last Saturday at Devils Lake.
Mike Spieker photo.

Sometimes the results don’t always show how good you were, as Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 OMG Candy Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, won his heat, after an incredible comeback, and had a top five run from the rear of the field in the feature, go away on a late restart.

After a Friday night rain out at the River Cities Speedway, the season opener for the Northern Late Model Racing Association shifted an hour west to the Devils Lake Speedway near Crary, ND.

Bill drew the fourth starting spot for the heat race, but another competitor hit a rut in turn two right in front of the 2 car...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Laps Lead And A Podium Finish In 2018 Lid Lifter

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

It was a strong opening salvo last Friday for Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Lucas Oil Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, as he lead early, and went on to secure his first podium of the 2018 season at the River Cities Speedway.

Bill started the night with a bit of a task on his hands, as he was slated to start fifth in his heat race. He slid back to sixth, but charged back, passing Brandon Fuller and Travis Robertson to climb to fourth by the end of the race.

A favorable re-draw gave Bill the third starting spot in the main event, and he wasted no time moving forward.

Bill moved past Brad Seng for second, charging off the bottom of turn four to take the spot at the line...

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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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