Runner-Up at Granite City; Sixth at Fayetteville
(May 1, 2016)
Jonathan Davenport and the #6 team started their April
29-30 racing weekend on Friday night at Tri-City Speedway in Granite
City, Illinois. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided
over the annual running of the 'Budweiser 50' and a $10,000 winner's
check was on the line. Jonathan clicked off the quickest time
in Group B during the qualifying session and later scored the
victory in heat race action. After starting the 50-lapper from
the outside of the front row, JD led all but one circuit in the
first 42 laps despite losing brakes. With his left rear tire deflating
near the end of the 'Budweiser 50,' Jonathan held on to the second
spot to finish a strong runner-up behind only winner Scott Bloomquist.
After Saturday's scheduled LOLMDS tilt at Macon
(IL) Speedway was rained-out, the K&L Rumley Enterprises team
made the long trek to Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville,
North Carolina for a $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series shootout. Jonathan knocked down the eleventh
fastest lap overall during time trials prior to finishing fourth
in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of
the sixth row in the 50-lap headliner, "Superman" drove
all the way up to the fourth spot before eventually settling for
a sixth place performance behind only victor Willie Milliken,
Brian Shirley, Earl Pearson, Jr., Josh Richards, and Billy Moyer,
Jr. Complete results from both weekend shows can be viewed online
Rallies to Top Five in Hagerstown Visit
24, 2016) With Friday's visit to Sharon
Speedway in Hartford, Ohio wiped out by inclement weather, Jonathan
Davenport and the rest of the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series put their full weekend effort into the annual running
of the 'Stanley Schetrompf Founders Day Classic' at the legendary
Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland on Saturday, April
23. Jonathan qualified twelfth quickest in Group A during time
trials prior to placing third in heat race action. After starting
the $12,000 to win main event from the inside of the sixth row,
Jonathan marched past seven competitors during the 60-lapper on
his way to a strong fourth place effort behind only winner Gregg
Satterlee, Scott Bloomquist, and Tim McCreadie. JD still finds
himself on top of the current LOLMDS point standings exiting Hagerstown.
Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Tire Dooms Davenport in $20k Bad Boy 98...
17, 2016) The #6 team was back on the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail on April 15-16, as the nation's
premier Dirt Late Model touring series sanctioned the annual running
of the 'Bad Boy 98' at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove,
Arkansas. The two-day extravaganza drew a 45 car field to BMS
and each driver had their sights set on the hefty $20,000 winner's
check. Jonathan Davenport timed in fourth quickest in Group A
during qualifying on Friday night and later won his stacked heat
race over Steve Francis, Billy Moyer, and Darrell Lanigan.
After rolling off from the inside of the second
row in Saturday's 98-lap headliner, Jonathan ran as high as second
during the 'Bad Boy 98.' Unfortunately, a flat tire on lap 91
derailed his strong effort and the Blairsville, Georgia native
was forced to salvage an eleventh place performance. J.D. still
finds himself on top of the LOLMDS point standings following the
'Bad Boy 98.' Complete results can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Wins $12,000 in Exciting Bama Bash at EAMS!!!
3, 2016) The
K&L Rumley Enterprises team and driver Jonathan Davenport
emerged victorious in exciting fashion on Saturday evening, April
2 in the annual 'Bama Bash' at the historic East Alabama Motor
Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama! Jonathan clicked off the eighth
fastest lap overall during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying
prior to running second in heat race action. After starting the
60-lap feature event from the inside of the third row, Jonathan
came to life late in the race and swept by leader Jared Landers
on the 58th circuit. The Blairsville, Georgia star then paced
the talented field for the final three circuits to score the $12,000
windfall over Landers, Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, and Darrell
On Friday night, April 1, the current LOLMDS point
leader and his #6 team were in the pit area at Boyd's Speedway
in Ringgold, Georgia for a $10,000 to win shootout. Jonathan timed
in seventh quickest in Group A during the qualifying session and
later ran third in his loaded heat race. "Superman"
then rolled past five competitors during the 50-lap headliner
en route to a strong fourth place showing behind only victor Chris
Madden, Randy Weaver, and Jared Landers. Complete results from
both weekend battles can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
#116 to Win in Guest Appearance at Senoia Raceway!
26, 2016) Jonathan
Davenport, of Blairsville, Georgia, made a guest appearance behind
the wheel of Randy Weaver's #116 Longhorn Chassis on Friday night,
March 25 at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia and promptly drove
it to victory lane! Jonathan qualified well in Old Man's Garage
Spring Nationals Series time trials and later placed third in
the fast dash. After starting from the inside of the second row
and leading early from laps 13-16, JD took the point for good
from Chris Madden on the 26th circuit and led the remainder of
the 40-lapper en route to capturing the $4,000 payday over Madden,
Kenny Collins, Aaron Ridley, and Shane Clanton! Complete results
from last night at Senoia Raceway can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
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Dazzles in $10,000 Buckeye Spring 50 Victory!
20, 2016) Current
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point leader Jonathan Davenport
was back in victory lane with the national touring series on Friday
evening, March 18 at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio! Jonathan clicked
off the fifth fastest lap in Group B during qualifying and later
scored the win in heat race action. After rolling off from the
outside of the second row in the 'Buckeye Spring 50,' JD took
the lead from Brian Shirley on lap eighteen and led the remainder
of the caution-free 50-lapper to claim the $10,000 top prize.
Trailing him at the checkers were Brian Shirley, Jimmy Owens,
Mike Marlar, and Darrell Lanigan!
After Saturday's scheduled LOLMDS stop at Brownstown
(IN) Speedway was nixed by Mother Nature, the #6 team bolted south
to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia for a $4,000 to win Southern
Nationals Bonus Series showdown. Jonathan won his B-Main to earn
the outside third row starting spot in the 'Lucky Star 40.' The
Blairsville, Georgia ace then picked off a couple of competitors
during the 40-lap race en route to a fourth place showing behind
only winner Dale McDowell, Donald McIntosh, and Cory Hedgecock.
Complete results from both weekend events can be accessed online