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Daily Dirt 11/28/2022 05:19:02

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November 18
Boyd's Speedway,
Ringgold, GA
Sanction: Schaeffer's Fall Nationals (Gobbler) - $5,000
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated November 20, 5:15 am)
Overton claims second Gobbler win from 12th
Gobbler
  1. Brandon Overton
  2. Donald McIntosh
  3. Jadon Frame
  4. Riley Hickman
  5. Devin Moran
  6. Austin Smith
  7. Brandon Kinzer
  8. David Payne
  9. Will Roland
  10. John Ownbey
  11. Johnny Cloer Jr.
  12. Zack Leonhardi
  13. Mason Massey
  14. Justin Shipley
  15. Jerry Ashley
  16. Joseph Faulkner
  17. Craig Greer
  18. Billy Ogle Jr.
  19. Joey Standridge
  20. Jeff Neubert
  21. Caleb Ashby
  22. Michael Page
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Brandon Overton acknowledges the crowd at Boyd's Speedway following his second Gobbler victory.
What won the race: Brandon Overton of Evans, Ga., marched steadily forward from the 12th starting spot to grab the lead from Donald McIntosh of Dawsonville, Ga., shortly after halfway and score a $5,000 victory in Saturday afternoon's Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series-sanctioned Gobbler at Boyd's Speedway.
Quotable: “We’ve been working on it all day trying to get it better and better,” race winner Brandon Overton said. “We’re always pretty good in the feature and the track kinda come around to us. Hat’s off to Dale (McDowell) and everyone at Boyd’s Speedway for putting this on. You’re not gonna race like that many times in the day, that’s for sure.”
Key notes: Overton went from sixth to second during a stretch from lap 11 to 17. ... Overton won the Gobbler for the second consecutive year. The 2016 event was his first win for the Dream Racing team; Saturday marked his 20th overall triumph of '17 with the Crossville, Tenn.-based operation. ... McIntosh, the 2017 SNBS champion who started from the pole, led the opening lap before giving way to Michael Page on the second lap. ... McIntosh, who later inherited the lead when Page retired with front suspension trouble, settled for a runner-up finish in his final Blount Motorsports start. “These guys have been behind me the last three years. It’s been so much fun. ... We’ve become a family really and we’re all good friends and that’s not gonna go away,” McIntosh said. ... Casey Roberts has been named McIntosh's replacement. ... WoO Rookie of the Year Devin Moran finished fifth in Tommy Pope's car. ... Overton also won the Crate Late Model feature. ... Cory Hedgecock won the Gobbler's Limited Late Model feature, his 28th win of the season. ... The SNBS closed its season with the 29th Gobbler, which was held at Cleveland (Tenn.) Speedway for its first 27 years. ... With the threat of inclement weather, officials moved up Saturday’s start time.
On the move: Overton was the race's hard charger with his 12th-to-first advance.
Winner's sponsors: Overton’s Dream Racing Longhorn Chassis is powered by an Andy Durham Racing Engine and sponsored by Outlaw Racing Southeast, Stone Land Clearing and Excavating, A.F. Stone Professional Medical Services, Mission Transport, CrossFit Overton, JRi Shocks and The Bailey Company.
Points chase: McIntosh entered the event having already clinched the 2017 Southern Nationals Bonus Series championship.
Car count: 26
Fast qualifier: Donald McIntosh
Time: 14.216 seconds
Polesitter: Donald McIntosh
Consolation race winners: Devin Moran, Brandon Kinzer
Provisional starters: Jeff Neubert, Craig Greer
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.

Feature lineup

Row 1: McIntosh, Frame
Row 2: Hickman, Page
Row 3: Moran, Kinzer
Row 4: Payne, A. Smith
Row 5: Massey, Cloer
Row 6: Ashby, Overton
Row 7: Shipley, Rowland
Row 8: Ashley, Leonhardi
Row 9: Faulkner, Ownbey
Row 10: Standridge, Ogle Jr.
Row 11: Neubert, Greer

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