Moyer Jr. Catches Lucas LM Rookie Honors
WAYCROSS, Ga. – Billy Moyer Jr. rose to the challenge and has been named the winner of the JRi Shocks Rookie of the Year Presented by Dunn-Benson Ford Award for the 2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season.
Moyer Jr., son of legendary dirt late model ace Billy Moyer, drove the Sparks Motorsports, Crop Productions Services, Pro Power Racing Engines-powered No. 21JR on the series in 2013. Moyer Jr. recorded eight Top 10 finishes while finishing 9th in the series final points standings for 2013. Moyer Jr. averaged an impressive 14th place finish in LOLMDS events this season.
Moyer Jr. will receive a $10,000 cash award for winning the Rookie of the Year title at the series awards banquet along with product awards from JRi Shocks, AR Bodies, C&R Racing, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, Fuel Safe, Hawk Performance, Performance Bodies, WELD Wheels, Wiles Drive Shafts and Wrisco Aluminum.
Moyer Jr. will collect more than $26,000 in cash and product awards at the Lucas Oil Championship Awards Banquet. For the season, Moyer Jr., and his team have earned more than $80,000 in earnings and product awards on his first year on the tour.
“It was a great year for our team to win the JRi Shocks Rookie of the Year title on the series. I want to thank JRi Shocks and Dunn-Benson Ford for sponsoring the series and the rookie award,” Moyer Jr. said. “I want to also thank my crew, Sparks Motorsports, Crop Production Services, Henderson Motorsports, and all my sponsors for a great season and for supporting me. Even after some tough times this year, winning the ROY was our goal for the season, and I’m really excited to have earned this honor. We are looking forward to coming back next year and contend for a Top-Five finish in series points.”