Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Top Ten Streak Stretches To Seven

Bill digs through turn two at River Cities last Friday. Adrienne Spieker photo. 

Last week, the season long top ten streak continued for Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Travel Manitoba MasterSbilt by JMR, with a hard charging comeback to an eighth place finish at River Cities.

With just one race on the docket last week, Bill headed back to River Cities, and collected a fifth place run in his heat race. That run placed him in the thirteenth starting spot in the evenings main event.

Bill made little progress early while building momentum around the bottom of the high-banked, third-mile oval.

At the halfway point, however, Bill split the middle of high running Travis Robertson, and low running Troy Schill to move into the top ten at the midway point of the twenty lapper.

Bill was able to move to the top shortly thereafter, as the field cycled around for a few more laps, before the races lone caution with three to go.

Bill lined up tenth on the ensuing single file restart, but he moved around the top past veteran Tom Corcoran, and rookie Cole Babcock, to score an eighth place finish in the final three circuits.

Stat Attack:

Bill has one podium, one top five, and seven top tens in seven nights of competition thus far this season.

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