Late Model Stock competitor Mike Looney was the victor of the play-in game for the Short Track Madness tournament over Dirt Late Model standout Brandon Overton, earning the 16th seed in the South region for Friday’s first round of the March Madness-style tournament.   The former ValleyStar Credit Union 300 winner and 2019 NASCAR Weekly Racing […]

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On Friday, Speed51 will unveil its complete “Short Track Madness” bracket, where fans will vote for the top drivers in short track racing in a single-elimination tournament format.  Before we can set the field of 64, however, there is the matter of a play-in game, pitting dirt against pavement in a battle of Southeastern racers. […]

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Brandon Overton boasts plenty of success at Cherokee Speedway on his resume, including major wins with both national Dirt Late Model tours and in the Blue-Gray 100.  This weekend, Overton hopes to add a March Madness trophy to his Cherokee collection.   The Georgia native is always one to watch when he pulls into […]

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Brandon Sheppard held off all challengers for his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the 2020 season, scoring the victory on the second night of action for the series at East Bay Raceway Park .   Sheppard survived a see-saw battle with pole-sitter Tim Dohm and held off a late-race charge from […]

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Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51 for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  With a new year now upon us, we take a look back at […]

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HAZARD, Ky. – The Wells and Sons Motorsports team are proud to announce Brandon Overton of Evans, Ga. as the driver of the their Big Blue Smoke House/ Longhorn Chassis/ Cornett Racing Engine-powered Super Late Model, effective immediately. “We’re thrilled to have Brandon as the newest addition to the Wells Motorsports team,” said team manager, […]

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BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA – Brandon Overton added his name to the prestigious list of winners of the Tarheel 50 as he dominated the 53-lapper earning him $10,053 for the victory Friday Night at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. As one of the hottest drivers in the country right now, Overton has now earned $30,053 […]

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SEYMOUR, TN – Rum Runner Racing team owner Joey Coulter was quoted in a World of Outlaws press release last week, commenting “At this point, that place owes him a win.” “That place” was 411 Motor Speedway and that “him” is none other than Coulter’s driver aboard the Schaeffer’s Racing Oil #2, Brandon Overton. On […]

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GAFFNEY, SC – Like the late Dirt Late Model racing legend Mike Duvall did many times over in his historic career, Brandon Overton drove with the tenacity and endurance of a true Southeastern champion on Friday night and put it in Victory Lane at Cherokee Speedway.   For the third time this season, he and […]

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