Podium finish in Mountain Moonshine Classic at Smoky Mountain
Brandon Overton was back in action on Friday afternoon at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tenn.) after Thursday’s Grassy Smith Memorial at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) fell victim to Mother Nature. (Heath Lawson photos)
Drawing 45 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries for a pair of prelims, Brandon locked his spot into the feature with a fourth-place finish in his heat. With $5,000 on the line, Overton gained three positions in the 30-lapper to place fourth.
On Saturday, Overton time in fifth-fastest in his group before placing second in his heat. Starting the $50,000-to-win Mountain Moonshine Classic A-Main in seventh, Brandon passed four cars in the 60-lapper to finish third. He followed Chris Madden and Jonathan Davenport across the line.