Overton Sweeps Spring Nationals Weekend in Kentucky!!!
16, 2017) The 2017 win total for Brandon Overton
now stands at five following a Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals
Series sweep over the April 14-15 weekend in the Commonwealth of
Kentucky! On Friday night at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City,
Kentucky, Brandon clicked off the fastest lap overall of the 27
competitors during qualifying and later led all forty circuits in
the caution-free main event. At the checkers, Brandon had bested
Jason Jameson, Mike Marlar, Ricky Weiss, and Kent Robinson to claim
the $4,000 winners check!
At the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Saturday
evening, Brandon laid down the quickest time in Group B during the
qualifying session prior to picking up the win in the fast dash.
The Evans, Georgia star then led the first seven circuits of the
headliner before regaining the point on lap seventeen. Brandon,
who now leads the Spring Nationals point standings, held off all
challenges during the remainder of the wild 50-lapper to bag the
$5,000 payday over Mike Marlar, Devin Moran, Eric Wells, and Michael
Chilton! Complete results from the doubleheader weekend can be viewed
online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(McLeod Media Services Photo)
Overton Owns King of the Commonwealth
at VMS for $20,000 Win!
9, 2017) Brandon Overton, of Evans, Georgia, landed
the richest victory of his young career on Saturday evening, April
8 at the pristine Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia!
Brandon started off the night by posting the fastest lap in his
group during Ultimate Super Late Model Series qualifying prior to
scoring the win in heat race action. After starting the 60-lap 'King
of the Commonwealth' from the pole position, Brandon led laps 2-8
before taking the point for good from Jonathan Davenport on the
28th circuit. The driver known as "Big Sexy" then dominated
the remainder of the show to bag the whopping $20,000 winner's share
over Dale McDowell, Mike Marlar, Jonathan Davenport, and Chris Madden!
Complete results from last night at VMS can be accessed by clicking
(Larry Burnett Photo)
Brandon Overton Bags Top Fives at
Smoky Mountain and Duck River!
3, 2017) The #116 Dream Team headed to Boyd's Speedway
in Ringgold, Georgia, Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee,
and Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee from March 31-April
2 for a trio of lucrative Super Late Model showdowns. Things kicked
off on Friday night at Boyd's with a $10,000 to win Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series battle. Brandon Overton timed in eighth fastest
in Group B during qualifying prior to placing third in his loaded
heat race. After starting the 50-lapper from the outside of the
sixth row, Brandon wound up finishing tenth in the final rundown
at the Chattanooga-area facility.
On Saturday evening at Smoky Mountain, a $7,500 top prize was on
the line in the unsanctioned 'Spring Shootout.' After experiencing
some engine issues during time trials, Brandon blasted up to third
in his consolation race and fourth in the 50-lapper to finish behind
only winner Dale McDowell, Donald McIntosh, and Chris Ferguson.
In the $10,000 to win weekend finale on Sunday at Duck River, Brandon
laid down the fifth fastest lap overall during Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series qualifying before running third in his heat race. The
Evans, Georgia ace then rallied past four competitors during the
50-lap affair to cross underneath the checkers fourth behind only
victor Don O'Neal, Scott Bloomquist, and Tanner English. Full results
from all three races can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com
Overton Lands in Top Five in Both
Spring Nationals Tilts at Senoia
26, 2017) Brandon Overton and the #116 team made
the trek to Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on March 24-25 for
the annual running of the 'Spring Nationals,' which was sanctioned
by the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series. On Friday night
in the $4,000 to win weekend opener, Brandon timed in second quickest
in Group B during qualifying prior to winding up fifth in the 40-lap
main event, which went caution-free. At Senoia on Saturday evening
the $6,000 to win weekend finale, Brandon clicked off the fastest
lap overall during qualifying and led laps 32-49 of the 50-lap headliner.
Unfortunately, the Evans, Georgia standout lost the top spot to
Donald McIntosh on the final circuit and was forced to settle for
an impressive runner-up showing. Full results from both Senoia races
can be located online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(McLeod Media Services Photo)
Front Suspension Woes Cost Overton
Possible Boyd's Win...
19, 2017) Next up on the schedule for the #116 team
was a visit to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Saturday
evening, March 18 for the annual running of the 'Shamrock.' The
Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series rolled into the Chattanooga-area
facility to preside over the $4,000 to win special event. Brandon
Overton knocked down the quickest time overall of the 25 competitors
during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors and the pole position
in the 40-lap headliner. Brandon then raced out to the early lead
in the feature, but unfortunately slowed with front-end suspension
problems on lap 14 and was relegated to a disappointing eighteenth
place showing. Full results from last night at Boyd's Speedway can
be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(McLeod Media Services Photo)
New Website Launched for Brandon
Overton and #116 Team!
15, 2017) The #116 Dream Team and driver Brandon
Overton, along with Delph Communications, Inc., would like to welcome
you to visit the all-new www.RandyWeaverRacing.com and www.BrandonOverton.net!
Armed with the same great information and features as the old site,
the new website has a fresh look for the Randy Weaver and Chip Stone
Racing team. Brandon, who hails out of Evans, Georgia and took over
the Dream Ride in November 2016, has already reached victory lane
on two different occasions this year including a $10,000 Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series triumph in his season lid lifter at Golden
Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia on February 10. Be sure to
keep logging on to the brand-new www.RandyWeaverRacing.com and www.BrandonOverton.net
throughout the year to view the latest schedule plans, news, results,
photos, apparel, and so much more! (ZSK
#116 Dream Team Snowed Out at Smoky
12, 2017) Over the March 10-11 weekend, the #116
team was in the pit area at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville,
Tennessee, as the 4th edition of the 'Tennessee Tipoff Classic'
boasted a $15,000 payday. Brandon Overton posted the tenth quickest
time in Group A during Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series qualifying
on Friday night before finishing fourth in his stacked heat race.
While Brandon was slated to roll off from the inside of the eighth
row in Saturday's 75-lap headliner, heavy afternoon snow showers
wound up postponing the remainder of the mega-event until Thursday,
May 4. Full preliminary results from Smoky Mountain Speedway can
be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Overton Pockets $4,000 for North
Georgia Win; Finishes Fourth at Cherokee!
6, 2017) Brandon Overton and the #116 Dream Team
reached victory lane for the second time in the young 2017 racing
season on Saturday evening, March 4 at North Georgia Speedway in
Chatsworth, Georgia! Brandon logged the fifth quickest time overall
during the Ultimate Super Late Model Series qualifying session,
which locked him into the inside of the third row for the start
of the 40-lap headliner. The Evans, Georgia standout then bolted
to the lead early in the distance and beat Jason Welshan, Mike Marlar,
Jason Hiett, and Ray Cook to the checkers to pocket the $4,000 winner's
On Sunday afternoon, March 5, the team struck out to the renowned
Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina to vie for the $10,000
top prize in the annual running of 'March Madness.' Brandon knocked
down the sixth quickest lap in Group A during Southern All Stars
Dirt Racing Series (SAS) time trials and later scored a victory
in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the front
row in the 60-lapper, "Big Sexy" snuck by leader Ross
Bailes late in the distance before a caution flag negated the possible
winning pass. Instead, Brandon slipped back a few spots in the final
laps and wound up fourth in the final finishing order behind only
winner Bailes, Mike Marlar, and Jonathan Davenport. Full results
from both weekend specials can be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com
DIRTcar Nationals Nightly Results
from Volusia Speedway Park...
25, 2017) The 46th running of the 'DIRTcar Nationals'
wrapped up tonight at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park with another $10,000
to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series battle. Brandon
Overton laid down the third quickest time in Group B during the
qualifying session before grabbing the second transfer spot through
his heat race. After drawing the fifth starting position in the
40-lapper, Brandon's #116 machine unfortunately went up in smoke
during the headliner and he was relegated to a disappointing twenty-fifth
place effort in his "Speedweeks" finale.
(February 24, 2017) Following
a pair of shows that fell victim to Mother Nature, the dirt started
flying again at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida tonight
in the penultimate event of the 46th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals.'
A $10,000 top prize was up for grabs in the World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series special. Brandon Overton logged the nineteenth
fastest time in Group A during qualifying prior to running fourth
in his stacked heat race and ninth in his B-Main. After receiving
a series provisional to gain access into the 40-lap feature, Brandon
brought out the caution flag on the 21st circuit when he ran out
of tear-offs. Due to a dense fog that engulfed the Daytona Beach-area
facility, the race was deemed official after 23 laps and "Big
Sexy" was placed twenty-third in the final finishing order.
(February 23, 2017) Back-to-back
rain-outs have stricken the annual 'DIRTcar Nationals,' as tonight's
$10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tilt
at Volusia Speedway Park was nixed by inclement weather early in
the afternoon. The event will not be rescheduled and the rain-out
leaves only two races left during the 2017 version of the 'DIRTcar
Nationals' at the Barberville, Florida facility.
(February 22, 2017) The
'DIRTcar Nationals' program scheduled for tonight at Volusia Speedway
Park in Barberville, Florida was canceled after heavy rain hit the
1/2-mile oval in the morning with more wet weather forecasted throughout
the day. The evening's $10,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series-sanctioned
throwdown will not be rescheduled. Action will resume at VSP on
Thursday night with the first of three consecutive evenings of World
of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series competition.
(February 21, 2017) Another
$7,000 payday was on the line tonight at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park,
as the UMP DIRTcar Series presided over yet another 'DIRTcar Nationals'
battle at the Daytona Beach-area speedplant. "Big Sexy"
Brandon Overton clicked off the third fastest lap in his group during
time trials prior to placing seventh in his loaded heat race. Brandon
then unfortunately hit the wall during his B-Main and was unable
to crack the starting grid for the 30-lapper, which was eventually
won by Brandon Sheppard.
(February 20, 2017) The
46th edition of the six-race 'DIRTcar Nationals' started tonight
at the ultra-fast Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida
with a $7,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series showdown. Brandon Overton
posted the third quickest time in his group during the qualifying
session and later finished second in heat race action. After starting
the 30-lap headliner from the outside of the fourth row, Brandon
was able to steer his #116 mount past a single competitor on his
way to a solid seventh place outing.
Winter Freeze Nightly Results from
Screven Motor Speedway...
18, 2017) Night two of the annual 'Winter Freeze'
at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia took center stage
tonight and a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in the World
of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series showdown. Brandon Overton
laid down the fourth quickest time in Group B during qualifying
before placing third in his loaded heat race. The Evans, Georgia
ace then started the 50-lap main event from the outside of the sixth
row, but was able to rally past seven competitors during the distance
to earn a solid fifth place performance behind only winner Chris
Madden, Tyler Erb, Billy Moyer, Jr., and Brandon Sheppard.
(February 17, 2017) The
#116 team helped kick off the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series season tonight in the $8,000 to win 'Winter Freeze' opener
at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia. Brandon Overton
qualified sixth fastest in Group A during time trials prior to running
second in heat race action. After drawing the sixth starting spot
prior to the drop of the green flag in the 40-lapper, Brandon drove
past a trio of competitors en route to a strong third place podium
effort behind only victor Rick Eckert and runner-up Chris Madden!
Super Bowl of Racing Nightly Results
from Golden Isles Speedway...
11, 2017) Night two of the 'Super Bowl of Racing'
doubleheader weekend at Golden Isles (GA) Speedway took center stage
this evening and a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series extravaganza. Brandon Overton clicked
off the fastest time overall during qualifying to earn Fast Time
honors and later scored the win in heat race action. After starting
the 60-lap main event from the pole position, Brandon led the first
two circuits before slipping back to third, which is where he ran
for the majority of the feature distance. At the checkers, "Big
Sexy" trailed only feature winner Josh Richards and runner-up
10, 2017) Randy Weaver and Chip Stone Racing lifted
the lid to their 2017 campaign tonight in round one of the annual
'Super Bowl of Racing' at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick,
Georgia. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the $10,000
to win opener, which drew a stout 51 car field. Brandon Overton
laid down the eleventh fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying
session, but later stormed to the front in his heat race to take
the victory. After starting the 50-lapper from the inside of the
second row, Brandon grabbed the point from a retiring Billy Moyer,
Jr. on lap 38 and led the remaining circuits to score the $10,000
top prize! Trailing his #116 at the checkers were Tim McCreadie,
Jimmy Owens, Brandon Sheppard, and Jonathan Davenport!!! (Heath