Overton Takes $40,000 Cherokee Rock Gault Memorial Thursday

Friday, September 3, 2021 - by Steve Hixson

Thursday night the richest paying dirt race in the history of Cherokee Speedway was contested as the World of Outlaw Late Model series hosted the Rock Gault Memorial paying $40,000 to the winner.

Brandon Overton (#76) of Evans, Ga. didn't falter as the hottest racer in America this year, passing fellow Georgian Jonathan Davenport (#49) on lap 49 of the 60 lap feature. Overton would hold off local racer Chris Madden for the victory.

Tennessean Jimmy Owens was third with Trent Ivey fourth and NASCAR star Kyle Larson fifth. Chickamauga's Dale McDowell was 8th overall, whilst Davenport was credited with 19th after shredding a right rear tire on lap 56.

The series heads to Lavonia Speedway Friday night for a $10,000 to win feature before returning Saturday night to East Tennessee at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville.

Live coverage is available for subscribers on DirtVision.com


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