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, IAWho Won: Rained out.
4/14: Schaeffer Oil Spring Nationals, Night 1
Ponderosa Speedway, Junction City, KYWho 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, MOWho 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, IAWho 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, KYWho 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.
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