Week In Late Models: Overton And Simpson Win Big

Week In Late Models: Overton And Simpson Win Big
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Brandon Overton was the big winner this week. He swept the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals two-day show in Kentucky and took the points lead in the process. That season is heating up with another pair of events in Tennessee this weekend.

Meanwhile, Chris Simpson pocketed the most money when he claimed the joint-sanctioned Slocum 50 at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, IA. 

4/14: Corn Belt Clash

Davenport Speedway, Davenport, IA
Who Won: Rained out.

4/14: Schaeffer Oil Spring Nationals, Night 1

Ponderosa Speedway, Junction City, KY
Who Won: Brandon Overton
Major Story: Overton jumped to an early lead over Jason Jameson and never looked back in this caution-free, 40-lapper.

4/14: MLRA Spring Nationals

Lucas Oil Speedway, Wheatland, MO
Who Won: Will Vaught
Major Story: Vaught took the lead with five to go when Tony Jackson jumped the cushion in turn one.

4/15: Slocum 50, Mars DIRTcar/Corn Belt Clash

34 Raceway, West Burlington, IA
Who Won: Chris Simpson
Major Story: Simpson beat a star-studded field that included Brian Shirley, Shannon Babb, and his brother Chad and pocketed $10,555 in the process.

4/15: Schaeffer Oil Spring Nationals, Night 2

Florence Speedway, Union, KY
Who Won: Brandon Overton
Major Story: Overton made a perfect sweep of the weekend with this win at Florence. He lost the lead for a while, battled back, and then led the final 32 laps of 50.

This Week

4/20: Lucas Oil Late Models, Atomic Speedway, Alma, OH
4/21: Lucas Oil Late Models, Sharon Speedway, Hartford, OH
4/21: Schaeffer Oil Spring Nationals, Crossville Speedway, Crossville, TN
4/21: Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series, Columbus Speedway, Columbus, MS
4/22: Lucas Oil Late Models, Hagerstown Speedway, Hagerstown, MD
4/22: Ultimate Late Models, Senoia Raceway, Senoia, GA
4/22: Schaeffer Oil Spring Nationals, Volunteer Speedway, Bulls Gap, TN
4/22: Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series, ECM Speedway, Bremen, AL
4/23: Lucas Oil Late Models, Port Royal Speedway, Port Royal, PA
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