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July 28, 2022 - Overton repeats with Southern Nationals at Toccoa, earns $10,067
1 On Tuesday afternoon, Wells Motorsports and pilot Brandon Overton returned with the Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals at Toccoa Raceway (Toccoa, Ga.) for the ninth round of the tour. (Rick Neff photo)

After sweeping the preliminary events with the fastest qualifying lap and a heat race win, Overton survived the caution-plagued 67-lap feature to record the flag-to-flag victory. He claimed his 11th win of the season and a $10,067 prize ahead of Kenny Collins, Parker Martin, Cory Hedgecock, and Cla Knight.

For the $7,553-to-win A-Main on Thursday at Tri-County Racetrack (Brasstown, N.C.), Overton was running in second from the fourth-starting position in the feature when a rain shower forced officials to cut the 53-lapper short with 27 laps completed.

Friday’s Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals scheduled event at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Ga.) fell victim to Mother Nature.

July 23, 2022 - Brandon Overton tops Southern Nationals field at Screven
1 Brandon Overton bagged his 10th win of the year on Saturday night at Screven Motor Speedway. The $10,053 win came with his Wells & Sons Motorsports No. 76 Crossfit Overton / Allstar Concrete/ Longhorn Chassis by Wells Motorsports/ Clements Racing Engines - powered Super Late Model. (Rick Neff photo)

Overton was able to rally late in the race to get to the lead and ultimately the win.”

“I was about to run third. I couldn’t get back around Jordy (Nipper),” said Overton. “I chose the bottom on the restart and Jordy got me on the top and I was like, ‘Damn, I’m gonna be stuck for a little bit.’ I seen it kinda rubbering up around the top and I knew I had to hurry up and get back up there. Thankfully everything worked out, and we got the win.”

Brandon Overton entered his first Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals event of 2022 on Saturday evening as the miniseries invaded Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Ga.) for the annual Rebel Yell.

After registering the third-fastest qualifying lap, Overton dashed to a 10-lap heat race victory. Overtaking the lead late after the front-runner tagged the wall, Brandon bagged his 10th win of the season and a $10,053 paycheck.

He recorded his 20th-career Schaeffer’ Southern Nationals victory ahead of Wil Herrington, Mitchell, Jordy Nipper, and Michael Brown.

Sunday's Southern Nationals event at Swainsboro Raceway (Swainsboro, Ga.) fell to Mother Nature.

July 14, 2022 - Overton battles bad luck at Stuart Speedway
1After only one day off, Wells Motorsports pilot Brandon Overton returned the driver’s seat of the Longhorn Chassis No. 76 Late Model on Monday at Stuart Speedway (Stuart, Iowa) for the doubleheader event with the XR Super Series. (Heath Lawson photo)

Following a fifth-place finish in his heat race, Overton missed a transfer spot into the feature by one car with a third-place outing in his consolation event.

On Tuesday, Brandon edged his way into the $20,000-to-win finale with the third-and-final transfer spot in his heat. Starting in 14th, Overton was credited with a 22nd-place finish after retiring early from the 50-lapper.

July 9, 2022 - Overton pockets $50,000 Gopher 50 at Deer Creek Speedway
1Brandon Overton added another accolade to his coveted accomplishment list on Saturday night with a Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) victory in the NAPA Auto Parts Gopher 50 at Deer Creek Speedway. (Heath Lawson photo)

He received $50,000 for his winning performance aboard his Wells & Sons Motorsports No. 76 Crossfit Overton / Allstar Concrete/ Longhorn Chassis by Wells Motorsports/ Clements Racing Engines - powered Super Late Model.

Overton led three times, taking the lead for the final time on the 23rd circuit. While he paced the final 53 laps, he had to withstand a three-lap dash to the checkers, following a late-race caution, to claim the mega win.

“You ever heard the phrase sitting duck?” Overton quipped in Victory Lane. “That’s what I felt like out there. I probably just got lucky there at the end. You have heard of the phrase ‘sittin’ duck’ that’s what I felt out there. I know (Chris) Madden had come from a ways back. I tried to not slip the tires there on that last restart. He (Madden) has been awfully good. Like I said, what an unbelievable feeling to get us one at Deer Creek (Speedway). I am as happy as I could be.”
Wednesday night found Brandon Overton and the Wells Motorsports team kicking off a four-day stretch of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) action with a trip to Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa).

With his 13.617-second lap in time trials earning him the Allstar Performance Fast Time award, Overton went onto lock his spot into the feature with a heat race win. Starting on the pole for the $10,000-to-win opener, Brandon took part in a heated battle with Hudson O'Neal and Mike Marlar throughout the 40-lapper but settled with second when the checkered flag flew. He trailed O'Neal to the checkers with Marlar coming third.

On Thursday, Overton trekked to Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.) to kick off the NAPA Auto Parts Gopher 50 weekend with a pair of prelims. Starting the feature in fifth via a runner-up heat finish, Brandon lost one spot in the 25-lap affair to finish sixth.
For another $5,000-to-win preliminary on Friday, Brandon improved three spots from the fifth-starting position in the A-Main to place second.

With preliminary results placing him on the pole for Saturday's finale, Overton turned back a late charge from Chris Madden in the 75-lapper to capture his ninth win of the season and a $50,000 prize. He recorded his 13th-career LOLMDS victory ahead of Chris Madden, Tim McCreadie, Mike Marlar, and Ricky Weiss.

July 3, 2022 - Sixth-place finish in Freedom 60 at Muskingum County Speedway
1Brandon Overton got an early start to his Independence Day weekend on Thursday with a visit to Florence Speedway (Union, Ky.) for the 36th annual Ralph Latham Memorial. (Heath Lawson photos)

With 30 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries in the pit area, Overton was credited with a 20th-place finish in the feature after retiring on lap 26.

For Friday’s Independence 50 at Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio), Brandon was running in 12th in the feature when a late rain shower forced officials to cut the 50-lapper short with five circuits remaining.

On Saturday afternoon at Muskingum County Speedway (Zanesville, Ohio) for a pair of preliminary features leading up to Sunday’s Freedom 60, Overton posted a fifth-place finish in his prelim.

Starting Sunday's $30,000-to-win Freedom 60 in 14th, Brandon Overton advanced through the field eight positions in the 60-lap affair to register a sixth-place finish.