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September 30, 2022 - Brandon Overton dominates at Talladega Short Track
1 Friday night found Brandon Overton in action at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Ala.) to compete in the Super Late Model portion for the Jerry Goodwin Tribute Race. (Chad Wells photo)

After topping the 22-car field in time trials, Overton led flag-to-flag in the 38-lap feature to claim his 13th win of the season and a $3,800 prize. He took the checkers ahead of Michael Page, Sam Seawright, Dalton Cook, and Oliver Gentry.

September 20, 2022 - Pair of Top-10 finishes in Kokomo Dirt Nationals
1 On Monday evening, Wells Motorsports pilot Brandon Overton stopped at Kokomo Speedway (Kokomo, Ind.) two-day Kokomo Dirt Nationals. (Josh James Artwork)

After lowering the track record in time trials with a 13.530-second lap, Overton streaked to a heat race win over Max Blair. Starting on the pole for the $20,000-to-win A-Main, Brandon led the opening four circuits but faded to finish ninth when the checkered flag flew.

For Tuesday’s XR Super Series finale, Brandon secured his spot into the feature with a heat triumph. With $40,000 on the line, Overton recorded a 10th-place finish in the 60-lap affair.

September 18, 2022 - Overton records ninth-place finish in Knoxville Nationals finale
1 Back on the road after four nights of racing in Ohio, Wells Motorsports and Brandon Overton invaded Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) on Tuesday afternoon for the sixth round of the Castrol FloRacing Night in America. (Josh James Artwork)

In a stout field of 42 cars for the third annual One for the Road, Overton edged his way into the $22,022-to-win A-Main with the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his heat. Passing five cars in the 50-lap affair, Brandon crossed the line in 11th.

For the opening night of the 18th annual Knoxville Nationals on Thursday at Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa), Brandon recorded the fastest lap in a field of 48 cars before finishing fourth in his heat, relegating him into the B-Main for another shot at the preliminary feature. Taking the top-three, Overton suffered a right-front flat tire on the eighth circuit while leading that ended his bid for the $7,000-to-win prelim.

For Friday’s $7,000-to-win preliminary, Overton followed up the sixth-fastest lap in his group with a second-place finish in his heat. Losing two spots in the 25-lap feature, Brandon recorded a fourth-place finish, which came behind Bobby Pierce, Ricky Thornton Jr., and Chris Simpson with Tyler Bruening coming in fifth.

With passing points from Thursday and Friday’s preliminary nights placing Brandon on the fourth row for Sunday’s rain-delayed $50,000-to-win Knoxville Nationals finale, Overton dropped one spot in the 50-lap affair to register a ninth-place finish.

September 10, 2022 - Late charge secures Overton's third straight Dream, collects $128,000
1 Brandon Overton just keeps living the ‘dream’ at the famed Eldora Speedway and that is meant literally and figuratively. (Josh James Artwork)

On Wednesday night the Georgia racer mounted a late-race charge to the lead in the 88-day delayed completion of the Dirt Late Model Dream XXVIII aboard his Wells & Sons Motorsports No. 76 Crossfit Overton / Allstar Concrete/ Longhorn Chassis by Wells Motorsports/ Clements Racing Engines - powered Super Late Model.

The end result was a $128,000 payday, which marked his unprecedented third-straight victory in the mega event.

“I shouldn’t have won that race. I probably had a second-place car,” said Overton in Victory Lane on Wednesday night. “That thing was green I felt like forever. I thought surely we’re not about to run 80 straight (caution-free) laps. And then the caution come out and I kind of had time to calm down and think. (Madden) chose the bottom ... and I really didn't think I had anything for him it seemed like we were kind of the same speed and he could get to the traffic a little better. He could keep circling a little better.

“All I was thinking was, I forgot which (race) it was I was leading and I chose the bottom (on a restart) and he flew around my ass on the top. So, when he chose the bottom I was kinda grinning, but I didn’t want to jinx it. I drove it down in there (into turn one) and I knew I had him cleared, so I just let it rip. I didn’t know what I was doing, good or bad, down there or what. I knew he was gaining so I tried to dirty his air up a little bit. Sometimes stuff goes your way you know.”
Brandon Overton returned to the driver’s seat of the Wells Motorsports No. 76 Late Model on Wednesday afternoon at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) as the remainder of the weather-delayed Dirt Late Model Dream XXVIII resumed with 14 laps complete.

Starting second, Overton lost a few spots early but regained second with a lap-50 pass of Hudson O’Neal. With a lap-92 caution setting up a late-race restart, Brandon muscled ahead of Chris Madden on the ensuing circuit and held off the race-long pacesetter to secure his third straight Dream victory. He captured his 12th win of the season and a $128,000 payday ahead of Madden, Tim McCreadie, Jonathan Davenport, and Brandon Sheppard.

With the 52nd annual World 100 weekend coming to life on Thursday with a pair of prelims, Brandon rebounded in his heat race after getting behind the eight ball in time trials with a seventh-to-second showing.

With $12,000 on the line in his preliminary feature, Overton jumped two spots in the 25-lapper to finish third. He followed Jonathan Davenport and Jimmy Owens across the line.

For another round of prelims on Friday, Overton raced his way into his feature with a consolation win after finishing sixth in his heat. Passing seven cars in the 25-lap affair, Brandon recorded a 14th-place outing.

On Saturday, Brandon secured his spot into the $55,000-to-win World 100 with a third-to-first run in his heat race. Starting the finale in third, Brandon wrestled away the lead from Jonathan Davenport on lap 38 but surrendered the top spot back to a charging Davenport on lap 55.

He went onto place second in the 100-lapper, trailing Davenport to the checkers with Chris Madden, Tim McCreadie, and Ricky Thornton Jr. completing the Top-5 finishers.

Overton was more than content with his runner-up finish.

"It was fun weekend. Like I said, there's three good cars up here (on the podium) — and there's good cars in the whole field — so to win one and run second, we'll take it. I'm cool with J.D. winning the Worlds if he just keeps giving me the Dreams, you know?"

September 6, 2022 - Brandon Overton rallies to Top-10 finish at Smoky Mountain
1 Arriving late to the facility after experiencing trailer issues on the way, Brandon Overton was one of 32 World of Outlaws Case Late Model Series entries signed in at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tenn.) on Friday for the Smoky Mountain Showdown. (Michael Moats photo)

Following an early exit in his heat, Overton passed nine cars in his B-Main to grab the third-and-final transfer spot. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in 21st, Brandon advanced forward 11 positions in the 40-lapper to finish 10th.

Saturday's Charlie Mize Memorial at Lavonia Speedway (Lavonia, Ga.) fell victim to Mother Nature.