Billy Moyer Takes Command Out West

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Billy Moyer stands in victory lane after winning Wednesday's Wild West Shootout feature at Arizona Speedway. (LWC Photo)

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. – Veteran Billy Moyer drove to victory during round three of the Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway on Wednesday evening.

Moyer, 59, came from fourth at the start and drove by Rodney Sanders on the ninth lap to take the race lead. From there he held off challenges from Jimmy Mars and Chris Simpson to secure the $5,000 victory.

Simpson finished second, followed by Bobby Pierce, who opened the Wild West Shootout by winning the first two races last weekend. Mars and Terry Phillips completed the top-five.

Ricky Thornton Jr. won the companion USRA modified feature, earning $1,000 for his efforts. Shawn Strong took top honors in the X-modified feature.

The finish:

Billy Moyer, Chris Simpson, Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Mars, Terry Phillips, Kyle Beard, Rodney Sanders, David Breazeale, Justin Kay, Dustin Strand, Tyler Erb, Jason Rauen, Tony Toste, R.C. Whitwell, Garrett Alberson, Mike Marlar, Scott Ward, Steve Drake, Billy Franklin, Cole Schill, Chad Mahder, Andrew Kosiski, A.J. Diemel, Earl Pearson Jr.