Overton Sweeps Dream Weekend In Ohio; Sugar Creek Opener To Payne; Craft-UCRA Winner Hall In Alabama

Monday, June 14, 2021 - by Steve Hixson

An unbelievable weekend happened for Brandon Overton (#76) and his Wells Motorsports race team, as the the Evans, Ga. racer swept the four day weekend of the 26th and 27th annual "Dream 100" at Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway in Ohio. Earning over a quarter of a million dollars between Wednesday and Saturday nights, Overton threw his hat in the ring as the hottest racer in America, next to fellow Georgian Jonathan Davenport.
 
JD was fourth in the race, NASCAR star Kyle Larson was sixth, Shane Clanton finished seventh and Chickamauga's Dale McDowell was tenth.

In Blue Ridge, Ga. the Sugar Creek Raceway held its grand opener after COVID-19 shut down racing completely in 2020. The Red Clay series hosted the first of four races at the 1/3 mile new clayed facility promoted by racer Seth Wimpey. Blake Craft (#121) of Lavonia, Ga. showed practice makes perfect after running laps a week before the grand opener, picking up the $2,000 winner's prize.

Colton Berrong of Chattanooga was fourth overall. Booger Brooks of Chattanooga started on the pole but would finish a dismal 18th. In Super Late Model David Payne of Murphy, N.C. beat two time Dirt Track World Champion Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga. Cody Newton won the $500 Beginner Sportsman feature and Troy Turner of Peachtre, N.C. won the $400 Street Stock race. The FWD $400 feature was won by James Klaucke.

In Alabama the Fort Payne Motor Speedway hosted the United Championship Racing Alliance presented by Red Line Synthetic Oil Saturday night. Local racer Kasey Hall of Geraldine won the $2,500 Round #5 feature of the 2021 season. Hall was fourth in 2020 season points with the UCRA, but this year he's racing weekly at his home track. Sam Seawright was second, with Soddy Daisy's Kenny Kizzar third. Cody Courtney (#C11) of Knoxville won the Super Late Model feature. Kyle May (#55) of Pisgah won the Open Wheel Modified feature. In Tennessee, Cleveland's Chad Elliott (#11) transitioned from promoter to racer Saturday winning the B-Sportsman feature.


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