Moyer Glides To 96th Summernationals Score

Billy Moyer earned his 96th UMP DIRTcar Summernationals victory Tuesday at Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway. (Jim DenHamer photo)

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — Billy Moyer raced to his 96th UMP DIRTcar Summernationals dirt late model victory Tuesday night at Jacksonville Speedway.

Moyer, who started outside the front row, slid past polesitter Brent Larson on lap 11 and led the remainder of the 40-lap feature.

It was the veteran racer’s first victory at the quarter-mile oval.

Bobby Pierce raced from 18th on the grid to finish second, while Shannon Babb, Billy Moyer Jr. and Larson rounded out the top five.

Moyer leads Pierce by seven points in the race for the Summernationals championship.

The finish:

Billy Moyer, Bobby Pierce, Shannon Babb, Billy Moyer Jr., Brent Larson, Ryan Unzicker, Don Hammer, Michael Kloos, Gordy Gundaker, Bob Gardner, Dustin Nobbe, Mike Hammerle, Rob Mayea, Mark Voigt, Scott Geaschel, Daryn Klein, Kenny Van Dorn, Blake Spencer, Jason Feger, Rick Salter, Jason Perry.