Brandon Overton Advances Past Ten Competitors in Fall Classic
(October 15, 2017)
The #116 team was back in Super Late Model competition on October 13-14 at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky, as the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series sanctioned the 27th running of the 'Fall Classic.' A strong 34 car field assembled at "Kentucky's Baddest Bullring" and all eyes in attendance were fixated on the hefty $15,000 winner's check. On Friday night during preliminary action, Brandon Overton laid down the eleventh fastest lap in Group B during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After starting Saturday's 75-lap feature event from the outside of the seventh row, Brandon was on the move early and often throughout the contest - eventually landing in the fourth finishing position behind only victor Zack Dohm, Mike Marlar, and Eddie Carrier, Jr. Complete results from Ponderosa Speedway can be accessed online by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com.

Overton Deep Fries Field at Duck River for $14,000 Triumph!!!
(October 2, 2017)
Brandon Overton and the #116 Dream Team racked up their eighteenth win together in 2017 on September 29-30 in the sixth edition of the unsanctioned 'Deep Fried 75' at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee! Brandon posted the second quickest qualifying lap on Friday night and later scored the victory in his heat race. After starting Saturday's 75-lap feature event from the outside of the front row, Brandon led each and every circuit around the Volunteer State oval to pocket the $14,000 payday ahead of Tyler Erb, Dane Dacus, Jason Jameson, and Frank Heckenast, Jr.!

On Sunday evening, October 1, the #116 team rolled into the historic Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia for the annual running of the 'Rome Showdown,' which was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Brandon knocked down the third quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior to running second in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the third row in the $10,000 to win main event and quickly moving up to the second spot, the Evans, Georgia star unfortunately suffered a flat tire on lap 20 and eventually salvaged a twelfth place showing in the 50-lapper. Full results from both weekend races can be accessed online at www.duckriverracewaypark.com and www.lucasdirt.com. (Connie Putnam Photo)

Brandon Overton Charges from Sixteenth to Bag $20,000 at The Mag!
(September 24, 2017)
Evans, Georgia star Brandon Overton knocked down his seventeenth victory of 2017 with the Dream Team over the September 22-23 weekend at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi during the annual 'Cotton Pickin 100!' Brandon posted the sixth quickest time in Group B during the qualifying session on Friday night and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the eighth row in Saturday's 100-lap headliner, Brandon charged to the front of the talented field and eventually overtook leader Jonathan Davenport with a slider on a lap 73 restart. "Big Sexy" then led the remainder of the feature distance to pocket the hefty $20,000 top prize over Mike Marlar, Jonathan Davenport, Kyle Bronson, and Dane Dacus! Full results from the winning weekend at "The Mag" can be accessed by clicking on www.magnoliadirt.com. (Zach Yost Photo)

Overton Wires Field in World 100 Prelim on Thursday for $10,000 Win!
(September 10, 2017)
Brandon Overton's 2017 win total now stands at sixteen following an impressive prelim triumph in the 47th Annual 'World 100' weekend (September 7-9) at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio! On Thursday night, Brandon - sporting a sweet throwback paint scheme in homage to Randy Weaver - won his heat race in preliminary action and later led all 25 circuits in his main event to claim the $10,000 winner's check over Chris Madden, Don O'Neal, Zack Dohm, and Earl Pearson, Jr.! In Friday's Twin 25 show at the "Big E," Brandon unfortunately missed out on his 25-lapper after finishing seventh in his stacked heat race and fourth in his B-Main.

When Saturday rolled around at the hallowed 1/2-mile speedplant, all eyes on the Dream Team were focused on the hefty $50,000 paycheck in the 'World 100.' In front of a record crowd, Brandon grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race and later started the 100-lap crown jewel extravaganza from the inside of the ninth row. The Evans, Georgia standout then charged through the talented field and advanced up to second, which is where he ran from lap 60 to lap 89. Unfortunately, a few miscues after a late race restart while going for the win dropped "Big Sexy" to eleventh in the final finishing order. Complete results from the most prestigious race in our industry can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

Brandon Overton Accumulates Trio of Top Fives Over Hectic Weekend!
(August 21, 2017)
The #116 team and driver Brandon Overton were extremely busy over the August 17-20 weekend with four special events on their schedule in the states of Tennessee and Georgia. The Ultimate Super Late Model Series kicked things off with two shows at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee and Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee. On Thursday night in the $10,000 to win 'Scorcher' at Bulls Gap, Brandon earned Fast Time honors in qualifying, ran second in his heat race, and later unfortunately suffered a flat tire in the 50-lap main event that led to a sixteenth place showing. At Crossville on Friday evening, Brandon knocked down the tenth quickest lap during the qualifying session prior to blasting past six competitors during the $4,000 to win feature en route to a fourth place performance behind only victor Joey Coulter, Ross Bailes, and Billy Ogle, Jr.

The Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series then took center stage by sanctioning a pair of lucrative races at North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, Georgia and Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia. At North Georgia on Saturday, Brandon scored a victory in his heat race before placing third and on the podium in the $10,000 to win headliner behind only race winner Mike Marlar and runner-up Dale McDowell. In the weekend finale on Sunday at Rome, which boasted a $5,300 paycheck, the Evans, Georgia ace won his heat race in preliminary action, led laps 16-23 in the feature, and eventually was scored second at the checkered flag behind only Mike Marlar. Full results from the action-packed weekend can be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com and www.southernnationalsseries.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

Overton Flexes Muscle Throughout N/S 100 Weekend; Finishes Sixth!
(August 13, 2017)
Brandon Overton and the Dream Team drove through the pit gate at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 10-12 for a pair of lucrative Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdowns. Things started at the undersized 1/2-mile speedplant on Thursday evening with the 'North/South Shootout,' which paid $10,000 to the winner. Brandon knocked down the second quickest time in Group A during qualifying prior to scoring the victory in his heat race. After starting the 50-lapper from the inside of the second row, Brandon slipped back a few spots in the caution-free affair and wound up seventh in the final finishing order.

On Friday night, preliminary action for the 35th Annual 'North/South 100' kicked off at the Cincinnati-area venue with a double set of qualifying heat races. Brandon ran fifth in his first heat race of the evening before winning his final prelim. After racking up the eleventh most passing points in doing so, the Evans, Georgia standout rolled off from the inside of the sixth row in Saturday's $50,000 to win headliner. During the course of the 100-lap grind, Brandon steered past a handful of competitors and crossed underneath the checkers sixth behind only winner Tim McCreadie, Bobby Pierce, Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, and Darrell Lanigan! Complete results from the crown jewel show can be viewed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series Nightly Results for #116 Team...
(July 29, 2017)
The Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series wrapped up tonight at Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee in front of a huge crowd! Brandon Overton posted the second quickest lap in Group B during qualifying before taking the victory in his heat race. After starting the 51-lap grand finale from the outside of the second row, Brandon drove past leader Donald McIntosh with only two laps remaining to score the $10,000 windfall over McIntosh, Billy Ogle, Jr., Dakotah Knuckles, and Shanon Buckingham. The triumph tonight at the bad-fast "Taz" also secured Brandon the 2017 Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series Championship!!! (McLeod Media Services Photo)

(July 28, 2017) With widespread rain and a dooming forecast, officials from the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series and Smoky Mountain Speedway opted to call off tonight's race, which was scheduled to pay $5,300 to the winner in Maryville, Tennessee. With the rain-out, the lone points-paying race left in the 2017 miniseries will be tomorrow evening at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee and Brandon Overton will come into the $10,000 to win finale with a twenty point lead over Shanon Buckingham!

(July 27, 2017) After a few days off from the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series grind, Brandon Overton and the #116 team made the trip to Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee tonight for a $3,500 to win showdown. Only a few miles from the Dream Team's race shop, Brandon swept the evening's racing activities to stretch his current miniseries point lead. After setting Fast Time during qualifying to earn the pole position for the 35-lapper, Brandon dominated the feature in leading from flag-to-flag to garner the $3,500 payday ahead of Donald McIntosh, Craig Vosbergen, Shanon Buckingham, and Ben Nicastri! (McLeod Media Services Photo)

(July 24, 2017) Brandon Overton dominated tonight's Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series program at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia to wrestle back the miniseries point lead! Brandon posted the fastest lap in Group A during time trials to earn the pole position for the 35-lap feature event. "Big Sexy" then led each and every circuit of the race at the Chattanooga-area facility to score the $3,500 windfall over Craig Vosbergen, Casey Roberts, Ronnie Johnson, and Jake Knowles! The flag-to-flag win tonight at Boyd's marked Brandon's thirteenth trip to victory lane so far during the 2017 racing season!!! (McLeod Media Services Photo)

(July 23, 2017) Tonight's scheduled $5,300 to win Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series throwdown at Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia was unfortunately rained out late in the afternoon. It has been rescheduled as a non-points event for Sunday, August 20. Brandon Overton currently finds himself a close third in the series point standings - only two markers behind co-leaders Donald McIntosh and Shanon Buckingham.

(July 22, 2017) A short trip over to Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia greeted the #116 team today for the 18th edition of the 'Rebel Yell,' which boasted a $10,053 top prize. Brandon Overton laid down the quickest lap overall during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors prior to scoring an impressive heat race victory. After starting the 51-lap contest from the outside of the front row, Brandon controlled the stellar field for the first 39 circuits before suffering a flat right rear tire while leading. He rebounded from the tail of lead lap cars to salvage a seventh place outing in the sixth Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series event of 2017.

(July 21, 2017) Brandon Overton and the #116 team made the three-hour overnight trek to Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia for tonight's fifth round of Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series competition. A strong 28 car field assembled at the Peach State speedplant and all eyes were focused on the $5,300 payday. Brandon clicked off the second fastest lap in Group A during time trials and later started the 53-lap main event from the inside of the second row. After leading a handful of laps early in the contest, Brandon suffered a flat tire before rallying all the way back up to second. The Evans, Georgia standout eventually retired late in the attrition-filled race; however, and was relegated to a sixth place showing, as only five cars finished the entire distance.

(July 20, 2017) Another night, another state for the Dream Team, as they followed the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series south to the gray gumbo of Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia tonight for a $3,500 to win duel. Brandon Overton knocked down the second quickest time in Group A during the qualifying session, which automatically locked him into the inside of the second row for the start of the 35-lap headliner. "Big Sexy" then moved up to second during the course of the race to record a stellar runner-up performance behind only victor Donald McIntosh!

(July 18, 2017) Round three of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series took the #116 team to 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee tonight for a $3,500 to win battle. Brandon Overton posted the third quickest time in Group A during qualifying before placing second in heat race action. Brandon then started the 35-lapper from the inside of the fifth row and unfortunately fell back a few spots early in the distance. The Evans, Georgia star then rallied back up inside of the top ten and eventually knocked down a sixth place effort behind only winner Donald McIntosh, Vic Hill, Jake Knowles, David Doherty, and Jason Cardwell.

(July 17, 2017) Brandon Overton, of Evans, Georgia, recorded his second career Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series triumph tonight at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina! Brandon earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session at the 1/4-mile bullring and later led all 35 circuits of the main event from the pole position. "Big Sexy" claimed the $3,500 payday for his twelfth victory overall by beating Casey Roberts, Shanon Buckingham, Craig Vosbergen, and Steve Casebolt to the checkered flag. Brandon also grabbed the point lead in the eleven race miniseries with his win tonight in the Tarheel State! (McLeod Media Services Photo)

(July 15, 2017) The 2017 edition of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series tour kicked off earlier tonight at the picturesque Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat, Virginia. A strong field of 28 competitors signed into the pit area at the 1/2-mile speedplant to vie for the $10,000 winner's check in the miniseries lid lifter. Brandon Overton tripped the clock third fastest in Group B during qualifying prior to picking up a heat race triumph. After starting the 53-lap feature from the outside of the front row, Brandon survived the attrition-filled race by finishing in the second position behind only victor Vic Hill!

Overton Records $10,000 Triumph in Grassy Smith Memorial!
(July 9, 2017)
The eleventh win of the 2017 racing season for the #116 Dream Team came on Friday evening, July 7 at the historic Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina! Brandon Overton laid down the quickest time in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to running second in his heat race. After starting the 50-lap 'Grassy Smith Memorial' from the outside of the third row, Brandon made the winning pass on leader Jonathan Davenport on the 41st circuit and led the remainder of the show to pocket the $10,000 windfall. Finishing behind his #116 Longhorn by Weaver were Josh Richards, Jimmy Owens, Scott Bloomquist, and Ross Bailes!

A night later, the team was in the pit area on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee for the $12,000 to win 'Mountain Moonshine Classic,' which was also sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Brandon timed in second quickest in Group B during the qualifying session and later placed second in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the 60-lap headliner, the Evans, Georgia standout bolted towards the front to eventually record an impressive runner-up showing behind only race winner Jimmy Owens. Full results from both weekend races can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

Brandon Overton Claims Richest Career Victory in Firecracker 100!!!
(June 25, 2017)
Brandon Overton, of Evans, Georgia, bagged his richest career victory on Saturday evening, June 24 in the annual running of the 'Firecracker 100' at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania! Brandon qualified eighth fastest in Group B during the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series time trial session prior to blasting to the front of his heat race to record the win. After drawing the pole position for the 100-lap grind, Brandon led each and every circuit during the caution-free affair to claim the whopping $30,000 winner's check over Mike Marlar, Tim McCreadie, Don O'Neal, and Chris Madden!

Earlier in the day/night doubleheader yesterday, "Big Sexy" placed second in his heat race for the $6,000 to win afternoon show, but was later involved in a wreck late in the 30-lap prelim and eventually wound up twentieth in the final finishing order. Full results from the rain-plagued 'Firecracker 100' weekend at Lernerville can be accessed by pointing your web browser to www.woolms.com. (Jason Shank Photo)

Overton Leads Early in Clash at the Mag; Lands on Podium!
(June 18, 2017)
Next up for the #116 team was a visit to Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi on June 16-17 for the annual running of the 'Clash at the Mag.' Following a rain-out of Friday's action, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie was condensed into a single-day shootout on Saturday evening. Brandon Overton tripped the clock sixth fastest in Group A during the qualifying session and later scored an impressive heat race triumph. After starting the $12,000 to win main event from the inside of the second row, Brandon jumped out to an early lead and paced the stellar field for the first thirteen circuits. The Evans, Georgia ace then battled for the lead late in the 60-lapper before settling for a strong third place podium effort behind only winner Mike Marlar and runner-up Dennis Erb, Jr.! Full results from last night's 'Clash at the Mag' can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

Brandon Overton Victorious in Prelim; Leads 43 Laps in DLM Dream!
(June 11, 2017)
Brandon Overton and the #116 Dream Team made the trek to the hallowed high-banks of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on June 8-10 for the 23rd Annual 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' The crown jewel extravaganza drew 79 Super Late Model competitors to the 1/2-mile speedplant to vie for the whopping $100,000 winner's check. Things kicked off at the "Big E" with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs, which paid $5,000 and $10,000 to win respectively.

Brandon ran second in his heat race on Thursday night, but later led all 25 circuits in the main event to bag the $5,000 payday over Darrell Lanigan, Don O'Neal, Shane Clanton, and Tim McCreadie! On Friday evening, Brandon placed third in his heat race before moving up to ninth in the 25-lapper. When Saturday rolled around in the Buckeye State, the Evans, Georgia star scored a heat race triumph, led laps 12-55 of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream,' and eventually guided his #116 Longhorn mount to a third place podium performance in the 100-lap spectacle behind only victor Scott Bloomquist and runner-up Brandon Sheppard! View complete results from all three days at Eldora Speedway by pointing your Internet browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

 

 

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