Bill Mooney Racing Preview – Second Half Begins Tonight At River Cities

 

Bill putting the new 2 car to the test last Friday at River Cities. Mike Spieker photo.

After a shake down of the new car last week, Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Travel Manitoba Miller Powered MasterSbilt by JMR, will look to start the second half of the season strong tonight at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks.

A week ago Thursday, Bill and his crew finished the new version of the 2 car just before midnight. He decided to bring the car to Grand Forks and race it with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series before going on holiday for a week.

“Frankenstein,” as the car has been named, was 18th quick in time trials and sixth in the heat race...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Long Night Ends With First Rollover In Twenty Year Career

 

Bill heads down the backstretch last Friday night. Mike Spieker photo. 

The night started out with a bad draw, and failed to improve from there on for Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Weed Man Millar powered MasterSbilt by JMR, as a stack up at the bottom of turn two caused the 2 car to rollover.

It was Midco T.V. night at the River Cities Speedway last Friday night, and things got off to an inauspicious start at the draw window, once again, as he drew the 94 pill. The draw being out off 100, meant Bill knew right away he’d be starting towards the back of his heat race.

The problem was exacerbated by heavy rain that fell in the Grand Forks area thoughout Thursday and early Friday morning, making for a very fast, but narrow track.

Bill started sixth, and improved one spot, running fifth...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Top Ten, Heat Win Streak Continues

 

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

It has been a solid first half of his 20th season as Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Lucas Oil Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, scored two more heat wins, a fastest lap, and two more top tens last week.

On Friday night at the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, Bill was originally scheduled to start fifth in his heat race. But a late entry split the field into three heats, moving Bill to the third starting spot in his heat race.

Bill wasted no time moving forward, winning his heat in style. And in doing so, Bill was the only driver in twelve-and-a-half second range, putting down a 12.584 second lap.

Bill’s high point average placed him in the eight starting spot in the main event...

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Bill Mooney Racing Recap – Four Wide For The Win Late Turns To Strong Fourth Place Run

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

It was another successful week for Bill Mooney, driver of the No. 2 Paintball Paradise Millar Engines powered MasterSbilt by JMR, as he had a chance at his first win in front of a capacity crowd with the River Cities Speedway last Friday night.

Bill drew the third starting spot in his heat race, in a stacked field that included four Wissota National championships, seven NLRA championships, and nine World of Outlaws Sprint titles, as he was slated to run against the likes of Ricky Weiss, Mike Balcaen, and Donny Schatz.

Bill finished a strong third in the race, and drew the eight chip in the NLRA redraw for the main event.

Bill kept pace with a trio of competitors in front of him, and by lap five, he...

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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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