Scores Big In "28th Annual Blue Gray 100" At
Gaffney, South Carolina (11/18/18) - Brandon Overton
from Appling, Georgia scored his first Blue Gray 100
feature win at Cherokee Speedway and the second
Carolina Clash victory after a late race tire change
propelled the driver of the #24D, Terry Caples
Racing, Mark McLeod owned Rocket XR1 powered by
Clements Racing Engines at the Cherokee Speedway
After pitting on lap 74, Overton powered his way
into the top five by lap 80 and came up big when
Chris Madden brought out the event's final caution
on lap 90, setting up a thrilling 10 lap shootout.
Chris Ferguson, who led the race from the opening
flag, led 50 of the events 100 green flag laps at
two different stages, swapping the lead with Brandon
Overton and Chris Madden over the course of the
race. The win for Overton was the second win on the
weekend, after scoring a win with the Ultimate
Supers at Screven, Georgia on Friday night.
The Blue Gray 100 was named in memory of legendary
driver Mike Duvall and was the 28th edition of the
famed Cherokee event.
set the Parks Heating and Cooling Fast Time of the
Race and went on to win the first of three 10 lap
heat races. Chris Ferguson and Brandon Overton won
the other two heats in the feature, which registered
26 cars, all of which ran heat races based on
The event featured two scary roll over crashes (both
single car) with Anthony Sanders and Ryan Gifford
both tumbling in turn one of the 3/8 clay oval.
Scott Bloomquist made an appearance at the event,
but had mechanical issues over most of the event and
pitted after two laps of green.
Ross Bailes clinched the 2018 Carolina Clash point
championship with his entry into the event and Adam
Yarbrough was the 2018 CarQuest / Clarendon Auto
Parts of Manning, South Carolina Rookie of the Year.
Clash Super Late Model Series Releases 2019 Working
Clash Super Late Model Series is excited to release
its 2019 working schedule of events.
3/9/2019 - Carolina Speedway ($5,000)
3/16/2019 - Lancaster Speedway ($5,000)
3/30/2019 - Fayetteville Motor Speedway ($10,000)
5/17/2019 - Carolina Speedway ($4,000)
6/11/19 - Laurens County Speedway (TBA)
8/4/2019 - Cherokee Speedway ($4,000)
8/10/2019 - Fayetteville Motor Speedway ($4,000)
8/13/2019 - Carolina Speedway ($3,000) "Shrine Race"
9/1/2019 - Cherokee Speedway ($5,000)
9/21/2019 - Friendship Motor Speedway ($4,000)
9/28/2019 - Fayetteville Motor Speedway ($4,000)
10/12/2019 - Carolina Speedway ($5,000)
11/23/2019 - Lancaster Speedway ($10,000)
11/24/2019 - Cherokee Speedway ($10,000)
The current schedule is subject to change and other
dates may be added or some may be changed as needed.
information on the Carolina Clash Super Late Model
Series visit the Series online at
www.carolinaclash.com . Find us on Facebook at
Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series and follow us
on Twitter @CarolinaClashPR.
The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series is
sponsored by Heintz Performance, American Racer,
Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Clarendon Auto
Parts, CarQuest Auto Parts, Franklin Signs And
Graphics, Big A's Custom Graphics, Performance Plus,
Safety Kleen, Parks Heating & Cooling, Racing
Electronics, TRT Trailer Sales, Thomas Clarke
Performance, and Speed51.com .
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