Payne Cashes $10,000 Tazewell Iron-Man Check

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David Payne (8) races around the outside of Jimmy Owens during Saturday's Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Late Model Series event at Tazewell Speedway. (Michael Moats Photo)
David Payne (8) races around the outside of Jimmy Owens during Saturday's Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Late Model Series event at Tazewell Speedway. (Michael Moats Photo)

TAZEWELL, Tenn. – David Payne dominated Saturday’s Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Late Model Series feature at Tazewell Speedway to earn a $10,000 victory.

Payne started second for the 50-lap feature and led the entire distance, but had to contend with two of dirt late model racing’s hottest drivers – Jimmy Owens and Brandon Overton – who started in the second row.

Luck was on Payne’s side on Saturday night however, as both Owens and Overton slowed during the feature with flat tires.

Payne drove to the checkered flag ahead of sixth-place starter Michael Chilton, who finished two seconds behind Payne. Kyle Strickler was third, followed by Overton and Tyler Millwood.

Heats went to Millwood, Owens, Payne and Overton.

Saturday’s event was co-sanctioned by the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series.

The finish:

David Payne, Michael Chilton, Kyle Stickler, Brandon Overton, Tyler Millwood, Ryan King, Pearson Lee Williams, Forrest Trent, Dale McDowell, Jimmy Owens, Jake Knowles, Dakotah Knuckles, Kenny Collins, Joey Standridge, Travis Fultz, Brian Smith, Jeff Wolfenbarger, Donald McIntosh, Jordon Horton, Vic Hill, David Crabtree, Dustin Nobbe.