Davenport Releases Early Season Schedule Dates...
Jonathan Davenport and K&L Rumley Enterprises released some
early season Super Late Model schedule dates recently right here
at www.JonathanDavenport.net! Jonathan plans to tackle the 'Super
Bowl of Racing' at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia
on February 5-7 and the 'Winternationals' at East Bay Raceway
Park in Gibsonton, Florida from February 9-14. You can view these
schedule dates by clicking on the SCHEDULE
page of the website!
Runner-Up in Season-Ending Turkey 100!
30, 2014) Jonathan
Davenport and the AES Racing team wrapped up their 2014 racing
season on November 28-29 in the annual running of the 'Turkey
100' at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia. The Crate Late
Model biggie once again paid $20,000 to the winner and attracted
a stellar 62 car field. Jonathan knocked down the quickest lap
in his group during qualifying on Friday night and later scored
a heat race triumph. After starting Saturday's 100-lapper from
the inside of the third row, Jonathan advanced up to second and
challenged eventual winner Chris Madden for the lead late in the
distance before settling for an impressive runner-up showing.
Complete results from the season-ending 'Turkey 100' can be accessed
online at www.swainsbororaceway.com.
World Championship Washed Out Until 2015...
23, 2014) Jonathan
Davenport made his way south to Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida
from November 21-22 for the 10th Annual 'NeSmith World Championship
Race.' The NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series battle attracted
42 competitors and all eyes were fixated on the $10,000 payday.
On Friday night, Jonathan laid down the fifth quickest lap in
his group during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the
fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. The
Blairsville, Georgia standout was then slated to start thirteenth
in Saturday's 100-lapper, but unfortunately inclement weather
postponed the 'NeSmith World Championship Race' until January
31, 2015. More information from Ocala can be viewed online at
Competes in World Finals at Charlotte...
9, 2014) The
#6 team headed to the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord,
North Carolina from November 6-8 for the 8th Annual 'World of
Outlaws World Finals.' The final two events on the World of Outlaws
Late Model Series calendar paid $12,000 to the winner and attracted
a stellar 77 car field. On Thursday night, Jonathan Davenport
posted the third fastest lap in Group A during qualifying for
Friday's program and the fifth quickest time in Group A for Saturday's
In front of a huge Charlotte crowd, Jonathan won
his heat race on Friday evening and later started third on the
grid in the 50-lap headliner. Unfortunately, a wrong tire selection
caused him to fade through the field and he eventually retired
on lap 30 - settling for a disappointing twenty-fifth place performance.
On Saturday, JD unfortunately missed out on transferring into
the 50-lapper after ultimately finishing seventh in his heat race
and fifth in his B-Main. Complete results from the 'World Finals'
weekend can be found online at www.woolms.com.
Davenport Dominates National 100 at EAMS!!!
3, 2014) "Superman"
Jonathan Davenport enjoyed a terrific 'National 100' weekend at
the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama
on November 1-2, as he racked up wins #22 and #23 of his 2014
campaign! Behind the wheel of his #6 Super Late Model, Jonathan
laid down the third quickest lap of the 33 entrants during the
qualifying session on Saturday evening and later ran second in
his heat race behind only prelim victor Randy Weaver. After rolling
off from the inside of the fourth row in Sunday's 100-lap grind,
Jonathan stormed past leader Dennis Franklin on lap 52 to grab
the point. He then led the remainder of the extra-distance affair
to pick up his third career 'National 100' title and the $20,000
payday over Chris Madden, Scott Bloomquist, Don O'Neal, and Rick
In Crate Late Model action, the Blairsville, Georgia
standout steered his #49 AES Racing entry to the fastest lap in
qualifying, which landed him the pole for Sunday afternoon's 50-lap
headliner. Jonathan then paced the field from green to checkers
to score the $5,000 top prize over Montana Dudley, Ronnie Johnson,
Chase Edge, and Terrance Nowell! Complete results from the dominating
weekend in Phenix City can be accessed online at www.eamsdirt.com.
(Eric Gano Photo)
Runner-Up in 24th Annual Blue/Gray 100!
26, 2014) Jonathan
Davenport and the K&L Rumley #6 team ventured to Cherokee
Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina on October 24-25 for a pair
of lucrative Southern Nationals Bonus Races. On Friday night in
the $7,000 to win 'Robert Pursley Memorial,' Jonathan experienced
problems all evening long, but had moved from tenth to fifth in
the 40-lap feature before a broken driveshaft dropped him to a
disappointing twentieth place performance. At Cherokee on Saturday,
a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in the 24th Annual 'Blue/Gray
100.' Jonathan won his heat race in preliminary action and climbed
to second in the 100-lap grind to finish a strong runner-up behind
only victor Scott Bloomquist. Full results from the double-dip
in South Carolina can be found online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Davenport Eleventh in $50,000 DTWC
20, 2014) The
#6 team rolled into Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio
on October 17-19 for the 34th edition of the 'Dirt Track World
Championship.' A stellar field of 89 competitors piled into the
pit area for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series finale and a
whopping $50,000 top prize was up for grabs. On Friday night,
Jonathan Davenport clicked off the seventh fastest lap in Group
A during the time trial session and later scored the impressive
victory in his heat race by besting Gregg Satterlee, R.J. Conley,
Earl Pearson, Jr., and Jimmy Mars.
Following a rain-out on Saturday evening, the remainder
of the DTWC program wrapped up at PRP on Sunday afternoon. Jonathan
started the 100-lap crown jewel main event from the inside of
the third row and hovered around the top five throughout much
of the distance. A last lap skirmish; however, caused the Blairsville,
Georgia star to slip to an eleventh place effort in the daytime
affair. Full results from the 'Dirt Track World Championship'
weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Rallies to Runner-Up in Fastrak World Championship
5, 2014) "Superman"
Jonathan Davenport invaded the pristine Virginia Motor Speedway
in Jamaica, Virginia on October 3-4 for the annual running of
the 'Fastrak World Championship.' This year's edition of the Crate
Late Model biggie paid $20,000 to the winner. Jonathan clicked
off the second fastest lap in his group during the qualifying
session on Friday night and appeared to have won his heat race.
After his carburetor was deemed to be illegal by tech officials,
Jonathan was forced to start at the tail end of Saturday's consolation
JD rallied to win his B-Main on Saturday evening
and later started the 60-lap headliner from the outside of the
tenth row. The Blairsville, Georgia standout then put on a show
throughout the main event by climbing all the way up to the second
position. Jonathan eventually grabbed an impressive runner-up
performance in the 'Fastrak World Championship' behind only winner
Tim Dohm. Complete results from VMS can be accessed online at
Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Results...
27, 2014) The
culmination of a long weekend in the Hawkeye State took place
tonight, as a $40,000 winner's check was up for grabs in the 'Lucas
Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' finale at Knoxville Raceway
in Knoxville, Iowa. By virtue of his impressive point total on
Thursday, Jonathan Davenport earned the rights to the third starting
spot in tonight's 100-lap headliner. In front of a huge crowd
and the television cameras of the Lucas Oil Production Studios,
Jonathan was a fixture inside of the top five early in the distance.
Unfortunately, he slipped back as the race wore on and JD wound
up posting an eighteenth place effort in the crown jewel event.
26, 2014) Following
the big win last night in the Hawkeye State, another $7,000 top
prize was on the line tonight at Knoxville (IA) Raceway in round
two of the 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.' Jonathan
Davenport knocked down the seventeenth quickest lap in Group B
during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trials prior to once
again scoring the win in heat race action. After rolling off from
the outside of the sixth row in the 25-lapper, Jonathan was able
to move up a couple of spots during the caution-free affair on
his way to a solid tenth place performance.
25, 2014) "Superman"
Jonathan Davenport bagged his twenty-first feature win of the
2014 racing season tonight in the opener of the 11th edition of
the 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' at the hallowed
grounds of Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa! Jonathan laid
down the seventh fastest time in Group B during Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series qualifying and later scored an impressive heat
race triumph. After starting the 25-lap sprint from the outside
of the front row, JD dominated by leading each and every circuit
en route to capturing the $7,000 payday over Darrell Lanigan,
Brian Birkhofer, Earl Pearson, Jr., and Brandon Sheppard! (Rick
Davenport Climbs to Eighth in Jackson 100
21, 2014) Jonathan
Davenport and his #6 team returned to racing action on September
19-20 in the 35th Annual 'Jackson 100' at the legendary Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. Things kicked off on Friday night
at the 1/4-mile oval with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying
and Jonathan knocked down the fastest lap in Group B during the
time trial session. Unfortunately, he slipped high over the banking
during Saturday's heat race and eventually wound up finishing
tenth. After blasting to fourth in his B-Main, Jonathan received
a Fast Time provisional to transfer into the $20,000 to win mega-event.
In front of a packed house, JD climbed fifteen spots during the
100-lapper to finish the 'Jackson 100' in the eighth position.
Complete results from Brownstown can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com.
World 100 Weekend Nightly Results...
6, 2014) The
44th edition of the 'World 100' wrapped up tonight at the famed
Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio and all eyes were fixated on
the prestigious globe trophy, as well as the hefty $47,000 top
prize. Jonathan Davenport wound up fifth in his loaded heat race
following a skirmish, but later battled back to grab the third
transfer spot through his consolation race. After starting twenty-fifth
on the grid in the 100-lap grind, JD eventually picked up eleven
positions to finish the 'World 100' with a fourteenth place showing.
5, 2014) Blairsville,
Georgia standout Jonathan Davenport picked up his twentieth victory
of 2014 tonight at Eldora (OH) Speedway! Jonathan clicked off
the thirty-first quickest time during qualifying prior to recording
a heat race triumph. After starting the 25-lap headliner from
the inside of the second row, JD led each and every circuit of
the A-Main en route to the $5,000 payday over Scott Bloomquist,
Brian Birkhofer, Billy Moyer, and Chris Madden!
4, 2014) The
#6 team rolled into the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in
Rossburg, Ohio tonight for the start of the 44th edition of the
'World 100.' Jonathan Davenport knocked down the 69th fastest
lap during the qualifying session and later moved up to second
in his heat race to finish behind only prelim winner Dale McDowell.
After starting his $5,000 to win main event from the inside of
the sixth row, JD wound up thirteenth in the final rundown of