Last-Lap Pass Lifts Thornton To Knoxville Glory

KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Ricky Thornton Jr. made a last-lap pass for the win on Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway. Daulton Wilson, who led 19 laps, the most during the race, edged out Overton at the finish line for second. Overton was third followed by Devin Moran and three-time Late Model Knoxville Nationals winner Mike Marlar. When the race resumed Wilson was back out in the lead and would hold the point until lap 21 when Overton, who had started 11th on the grid, moved to second. Overton was one of the fastest cars on the track as he moved by Wilson for the lead on lap 21. Thornton would come from third to second on the white flag lap as then moments later he passed Overton to take his first and only lead of the race to win by 0.517 seconds over Wilson and 0.520 seconds ahead of Overton.

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