Monthly Archives June 2014

Bill Mooney Racing Recap: NLRA at River Cities and Hibbing

On Friday night at the River cities Speedway Bill raced with the NLRA during the World of Outlaws sprint car event. Bill started on the pole of his heat race, but they watered the track right before the start and he slipped back to fifth. Before the start of the main event Bill was moved to the front of the field as the NLRA remembered the third anniversary of his brother Michael’s death with the four-wide tribute and a missing man formation.

Bill started 14th and it slid back to 15th early in the race. He then moved past Chris Olson, Tom Corcoran, Harold Schill, Jeff Massingill and Dustin Strand to move up to eleventh...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap: Red River Co-Op and River Cities

Bill in action during the feature at the Red River Co-Op Speedway. Tim Johnson photo.

The weekend got off to a rough start at the Red River Co-op Speedway, as mechanical issues relegated Bill to running just six laps all night. Bill started third and was running fourth when he and Rick Fawcett made contact in turn one causing Bill to spin in front of Steffen Snare. Snare made contact with the right front corner of the No. 2 rocket causing considerable suspension damage, forcing Bill to the pits to make repairs. Bill started at the back of the main event, but early on it was apparent that there were still issues from the accident in the heat race, and Bill had to retire from the event after just three laps.

On Friday night at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, Bill drew the third sp...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap: Red River Co-Op Opener, River Cities

Bill rounding turn four at the Red River Co-Op Speedway. Tim Johnson photo.

After a week off due to wash outs at his home tracks, two more races were on schedule last week for the Bill Mooney Racing team including the season opener at the Red River co-op Speedway in Winnipeg. Bill drew the second spot for his heat race and finished second after a torrid battle with Paul Veert. Bill drew the fourth starting spot and finish fourth in the main event. Bill got the better of Veert early in the feature, moving up to third. Steffen Snare then challenged Bill for third, taking the spot a few laps later. Bill was by himself for the remainder of the event on the dry and one laned oval, collecting his second top five of the season.

During the week off Bill Mooney Racing acquired a new sponsor...

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