Overton Concludes Season with $10,000 Win!
26, 2023) The 2023 season for Cody Overton came to a
triumphant end over the November 24-25 weekend in the annual 'Turkey
100' at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia! After vaulting
from thirteenth to finish fourth in Friday's $2,500 to win 604
Late Model opener, Cody timed in second fastest in Group A on
Saturday before running second in his heat race. The Evans, Georgia
ace then rolled off from the outside of the second row in the
50-lap headliner and worked his way past older brother Brandon
Overton to grab the point on the 32nd circuit. Cody then led the
rest of the way to pocket the $10,000 first place prize money
over Will Roland, Carson Ferguson, Pearson Lee Williams, and Brandon
Behind the wheel of a 602 Late Model, Cody advanced
five spots during Friday's $1,500 to win main event to land in
the sixth finishing position. In Saturday's $5,000 to win finale
for the 602's, Cody posted the second quickest lap overall during
qualifying before running second in the 20-lapper behind only
victor John Ruggiero, Jr. Complete results from the season-ending
'Turkey 100' can be found online by clicking on www.swainsbororaceway.com.
(Richard Barnes Photo)
Pockets $10,000 for Early Bird 50 Triumph!!
19, 2023) Cody Overton's tenth victory of the 2023 campaign
came on November 17-18 in the 12th Annual 'Early Bird 50' at Needmore
Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia! After clicking off the quickest
time in his group during Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series
qualifying on Friday night, Cody grabbed the second transfer spot
through his loaded heat race. He then rolled off from the inside
of the fourth row in Saturday's 50-lap headliner and paced the
stout field for the final 28 circuits. At the checkers, Cody was
celebrating a $10,000 payday over runner-up Mark Whitener, Trent
Ivey, Trynt Lloyd, and Jimmy Thomas! Complete results from the
entire 'Early Bird 50' weekend can be found online by clicking
(Momma D Photography)
Overton Gets Ninth Win of Season at Senoia!
13, 2023) Over a rainy weekend in the Peach State, Cody
Overton was able to pick up a victory in his lone event on Thursday,
November 9 at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia! In the 'Peach
State Classic,' Cody earned Fast Time honors of the 31 entrants
during 602 Late Model qualifying and later rolled off from the
pole position in the 20-lap main event. The Evans, Georgia standout
then beat Brandon McDaniel, Morgan Alexander, Chaz Haskins, and
Cass Fowler to the checkered flag to collect the $3,400 top prize
for his ninth win of the 2023 campaign! Complete results from
last Thursday's show at Senoia Raceway can be found online at
Enters 17th Annual World Finals at Charlotte
5, 2023) A total of 74 Super Late Model competitors piled
into the pit area at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North
Carolina from November 1-4 for the 17th edition of the 'World
Finals,' which served as the finale for the World of Outlaws CASE
Construction Late Model Series season. Following the qualifying
sessions on Wednesday, a pair of $15,000 winner's checks were
on the line the next two days at the Charlotte-area speedplant.
On Thursday evening, Cody Overton ran thirteenth in his heat race
and tenth in his B-Main. In a similar showdown on Friday night,
Cody placed fifth in his loaded heat race and eighth in his B-Main.
In the 'World Finals' grand finale on Saturday,
which boasted a whopping $25,000 first place prize, Cody finished
eleventh in his heat race and sixteenth in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
the Evans, Georgia standout was unable to transfer into the three
feature events during his stint at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
Complete results from the entire 'World Finals' weekend can be
found online by logging onto www.woolms.com.
(Zach Yost Racing Photography)
Overton Climbs Ten Spots in National 100
30, 2023) The month of October for Cody Overton wrapped
up in a big way from October 28-29 in the 49th Annual 'National
100' at the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City,
Alabama, which shelled out a $49,000 first place prize. On Saturday
during preliminary action, Cody was not able to record an official
lap during qualifying, but did rally to finish fifth in his loaded
heat race. Following a B-Main triumph on Sunday, Cody streaked
past ten competitors during the 100-lap headliner to land in the
eighth finishing position. Complete results from EAMS can be found
online by clicking on www.eamsdirt.com.
(Simple Moments Photography)
Lands in Eldora Speedway Victory Lane!!!
23, 2023) Evans, Georgia standout Cody Overton celebrated
in victory lane at the famed Eldora Speedway on Sunday, October
22 with the Steel Block Late Model Series! After winning his heat
race on Saturday evening at the "Big E," Cody rolled
off from the inside of the third row in yesterday's A-Main. He
then captured the $5,000 payday in the contest by besting K.C.
Burdette, Taylor Puckett, Derek Rogers, and Zach Milbee. The Bruce
Kane Racing team also entered the $100,000 to win 'Dirt Track
World Championship,' but Cody was unfortunately not able to transfer
into the 100-lap Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series main event after
finishing tenth in both his heat race and his B-Main. Complete
results from the entire DTWC weekend can be found online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Ryan Roberts Photography)
Overton Leads Early in $15,000 Fall Classic at Whynot
15, 2023) Cody Overton was back in action on October
13-14 at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Mississippi. The
unsanctioned 'Coors Light Fall Classic' was on tap and the weekend
started with twin $3,000 to win preliminary programs for the Super
Late Models on Friday night. Cody timed in second fastest in Group
A during qualifying, won his heat race, and later placed fourth
in the 30-lap feature behind only victor Clay Harris, Chad Thrash,
and Garrett Alberson. With a $15,000 top prize up for grabs on
Saturday evening, Cody also won his heat race and led laps 3-5
of the 60-lapper before retiring with mechanical trouble on lap
17, which dropped him to eighteenth in the final rundown. Complete
results from the 29th Annual 'Coors Light Fall Classic' can be
found online by visiting www.whynotmotorsportspark.com.
(Simple Moments Photography)
Leads Southern Showcase Finale; Finishes Third!
8, 2023) Over the October 6-7 weekend, the Bruce Kane
Racing team was in the pit area at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro,
Georgia for the 'Southern Showcase,' which was sanctioned by the
Hunt the Front Super Dirt Series. On Friday night in the $5,000
to win opener, Cody Overton placed fourth in his loaded heat race
and eleventh in the 30-lap feature event. With a $23,000 payday
up for grabs in Saturday's finale, Cody earned Fast Time honors
during qualifying, won his heat race, and later led the first
44 circuits in the 60-lap headliner. At the checkers, the Evans,
Georgia ace celebrated a third place podium performance behind
only victor Carson Ferguson and runner-up Ashton Winger! Complete
results from the entire HTF weekend at Swainsboro can be located
online at www.htfseries.com.
(Richard Barnes Photo)
Overton Competes in Talladega Double-Dip
1, 2023) Cody Overton, of Evans, Georgia, invaded Talladega
Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama on September 29-30 for the 'Red
Farmer Tribute.' In Friday's Crate Racin' USA Series program,
Cody won his heat race in preliminary action, but later ran into
trouble during the $3,700 to win main event and was ultimately
paid for a twenty-first place showing. At TST on Saturday evening
with a $6,000 paycheck up for grabs, Cody finished fifth in his
heat race, won his consolation event, and later placed seventeenth
in the final rundown of the 60-lapper. Complete results from the
Talladega Short Track double-dip can be found online at www.crateracinusa.com.
(Simple Moments Photography)
Rallies to Fourth in Alabama State Championship!
25, 2023) Evans, Georgia standout Cody Overton competed
in the annual running of the 'Alabama State Championship' on September
23-24 at the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City,
Alabama. On Saturday in Crate Racin' USA Series preliminary action,
Cody timed in fifth quickest in his group during the qualifying
session before running sixth in heat race action. After grabbing
the second transfer spot through his B-Main on Sunday, Cody streaked
past fifteen competitors during the 50-lap headliner to place
fourth at the checkers behind only $10,000 victor Hayden Cardwell,
Mark Whitener, and Lucas Ruark! Complete results from EAMS can
be found online by clicking on www.crateracinusa.com.
(Brian McLeod Photo)
Overton Wins WISSOTA 100 Prelim; Third in Headliner!
17, 2023) Cody Overton drove a Don Shaw-owned machine
from September 13-16 at I-94 EMR Speedway in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
Things kicked off on Wednesday evening with the WISSOTA Challenge
Series finale, which boasted a $2,500 paycheck. Cody timed in
third quickest in his group during qualifying before securing
a victory in his heat race. After starting fifth on the grid in
the 40-lap main event, Cody was able to climb up to fourth to
trail only victor Pat Doar, Ryan Mikkelson, and Dustin Sorensen.
After posting a tenth place finish in Thursday's
prelim feature, Cody was victorious on Friday night to bag the
$400 payday for his prelim win. The Evans, Georgia ace then started
second on the grid in Saturday's 50-lap WISSOTA 100 headliner,
which shelled out a $10,000 first place prize. Cody hung around
the front for the entire distance and was able to round out the
podium in third behind only race winner Tyler Peterson and runner-up
Cole Searing. Complete results from the action-packed four days
in the Gopher State can be found online at www.i94speedways.com.
Advances into World 100 Opener at Eldora
10, 2023) The #15k team looked to conquer the world from
September 7-9 in the 53rd edition of the famed 'World 100' at
the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The
three-day crown jewel spectacular started with a pair of split-field,
$12,000 to win preliminary programs. In Thursday's opener, Cody
Overton grabbed the third transfer spot through his heat race
before placing twenty-second in his 25-lap feature. At Eldora
in a similar contest on Friday night, Cody unfortunately narrowly
missed out on his 25-lapper after running sixth in his heat race
and third in his B-Main.
When Saturday evening rolled around at the 1/2-mile,
high-banked Buckeye State speedplant, all eyes in the Dirt Late
Model industry were focused on who would emerge victorious in
the 'World 100.' Cody finished seventh in his stacked heat race
prior to placing twenty-third in his B-Main. Unfortunately, the
Evans, Georgia ace was unable to transfer into the $56,000 to
win headliner that was ultimately won by Hudson O'Neal. Complete
results from each of the three days of racing activity at Eldora
Speedway can be found online by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Josh James Artwork)
Five for Cody Overton in The Big One!
4, 2023) Cody Overton, of Evans, Georgia, was back in
action on September 2-3 in 'The Big One' at Cochran Motor Speedway
in Cochran, Georgia. The 602 Late Model special shelled out a
whopping $20,000 first place prize. Cody ran second in his heat
race and later started Sunday's 75-lap headliner from the inside
of the fourth row. "Lil Sexy" was then able to blast
up to the second spot during the course of the race before slipping
to fifth at the checkers to trail only victor John Ruggiero, Jr.,
Carson Ferguson, Mark Whitener, and Caleb Gray. Complete results
from 'The Big One' can be found online by clicking on www.cochranspeedway.com.
Overton Eighth in $50k Rumble by the River
27, 2023) Next up on the racing calendar for Bruce Kane
Racing was a trio of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series throwdowns
in the states of Delaware and Pennsylvania. Up first was the 'Melvin
L. Joseph Memorial' on Thursday night, August 24 at Georgetown
Speedway in Georgetown, Delaware, which boasted an $18,049 payday.
Cody Overton ran seventh in both his heat race and his B-Main,
but was later awarded a fast time provisional to gain access into
the 49-lap main event. Cody then blasted up inside of the top
ten during the contest before eventually settling for a twelfth
On August 25-26, the annual running of the 'Rumble
by the River' was held at the sprawling Port Royal Speedway in
Port Royal, Pennsylvania. On Friday evening in his split-field,
$5,000 to win preliminary program, Cody won his heat race in preliminary
action before placing fourth at the unfurling of the checkered
flag in the 25-lapper behind only winner Hudson O'Neal, Rick Eckert,
and Ricky Thornton, Jr. With a whopping $50,000 paycheck up for
grabs in Saturday's grand finale, Cody grabbed the third transfer
spot through his heat race prior to advancing up to finish eighth
in the 50-lap headliner. Complete results from the entire race
weekend can be found online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
(Heath Lawson Photo)
Woes Slow Overton at Port Royal
20, 2023) Cody Overton and Bruce Kane Racing traveled
to Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on Saturday
night, August 19 for a Super Late Model special event, which boasted
a $5,000 payday. Cody ran fourth in heat race action and later
rolled off from the inside of the eighth row in the 25-lap main
event. The Evans, Georgia standout then unfortunately broke a
transmission early in the feature distance and retired in the
twenty-fourth position. Complete results from last night at Port
Royal can be found online at www.portroyalspeedway.com.
Narrowly Misses Out on Cherokee Biggie
14, 2023) Cody Overton, of Evans, Georgia, invaded Cherokee
Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina from August 11-13 for the
'Summer South Sizzler,' which was sanctioned by the American All-Stars
Series. On Friday night during preliminary action, Cody timed
in sixteenth quickest in Group A during the Crate Late Model qualifying
session prior to placing seventh in his loaded heat race. Following
a rain-out on Saturday, Cody ran third in his B-Main on Sunday,
but only the top two runners out of the consolation race transferred
into the $20,000 to win headliner. Unfortunately, he was not able
to take part in the 100-lap main event that was ultimately won
by Bryan Mullis. Complete results can be obtained online by clicking
Overton Wires Swainsboro Field for $5,000!
6, 2023) Win six of the 2023 racing season for Cody Overton
came on Saturday night, August 5 at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro,
Georgia! Cody clicked off the quickest time of the 29 Crate Racin'
USA Series entrants during qualifying to earn the pole position
for the 40-lap main event. The Evans, Georgia standout then wired
the feature field by leading every lap to pocket the $5,000 winner's
check ahead of a top five that included runner-up Pearson Lee
Williams, Mark Whitener, Jackson Hise, and Ben Faircloth. Complete
results from last night at Swainsboro Raceway can be found online
by pointing your web browser to www.crateracinusa.com.
(Brian McLeod Photo)