for Jonathan Davenport in Hawkeye State!
19, 2019) Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point
leader Jonathan Davenport racked up his seventh overall win in 2019
on Friday night, May 17 at 300 Raceway in Farley, Iowa! Jonathan
clicked off the second fastest lap overall during qualifying prior
to picking up a victory in his loaded heat race. After starting
the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the front row, JD controlled
the stellar field from start to finish in leading all fifty circuits
to bag the $12,000 payday ahead of Tyler Erb, Devin Moran, Josh
Richards, and Tim McCreadie!
The scheduled tripleheader weekend kicked off on Thursday
evening, May 16 at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa. Jonathan
posted the quickest lap in Group A during time trials and once again
won his heat race in preliminary action. After leading the first
47 circuits of the $10,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned
main event on a rugged racing surface, the Blairsville, Georgia
superstar settled for a close runner-up performance behind only
victor Hudson O'Neal. Saturday's stop at Deer Creek Speedway in
Spring Valley, Minnesota was then wiped out early in the day due
to inclement weather. Full results from the pair of races in the
Hawkeye State can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
No Luck for
#49 Team in Cherokee World of Outlaws Stop
4, 2019) With the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
once again falling victim to Mother Nature over the May 3-4 weekend,
Jonathan Davenport took the opportunity to compete at Cherokee Speedway
in Gaffney, South Carolina on Friday night. The World of Outlaws
Morton Buildings Late Model Series rolled into the "Place Your
Momma Warned You About" and a $10,000 winner's check was on
the line. Jonathan clicked off the fifth quickest lap in Group B
during qualifying, but was unfortunately involved in a heat race
incident. Heavy front end damage to his #49 mount caused JD to scratch
from the B-Main and he was unable to make the start in the 50-lap
feature event, which was won by Ross Bailes. Full results from last
night at Cherokee Speedway can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
Nabs Top Five in Visit to Dixie
28, 2019) After the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
canceled weekend events in the Land of Lincoln due to inclement
weather, Jonathan Davenport and the Double L Motorsports team made
plans to tackle April 26-27 specials at Smoky Mountain Speedway
in Maryville, Tennessee and Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia.
On Friday night in a $5,000 to win Southern All Stars Dirt Racing
Series (SAS) battle in the Volunteer State, Jonathan earned Fast
Time honors overall during qualifying and was running third in the
40-lap headliner when a broken valve spring in the engine caused
him to retire in the twenty-first spot. At Dixie on Saturday evening
in an Ultimate Super Late Model Series throwdown, which carried
a $4,000 top prize, JD stopped the clock fourth quickest in Group
B during time trials prior to maneuvering up to fifth by the end
of the 40-lapper to finish behind only victor Casey Roberts, Michael
Page, Chris Madden, and Justin Shipley. Full results from both shows
can be accessed online at www.sasdirt.com
Keeps Rolling; Bags Another $12,000 at Hagerstown!
14, 2019) Jonathan Davenport, of Blairsville, Georgia,
recorded his sixth feature victory of the 2019 campaign on Saturday
evening, April 13 at the legendary Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown,
Maryland! In the 38th Annual 'Stanley Schetrompf Classic,' Jonathan
qualified well and won his heat race in preliminary action prior
to leading all fifty circuits in the headliner at the sprawling
facility known as the Dirt Capitol. The current Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series pacesetter stretched out his point lead with the $12,000
triumph over Brandon Sheppard, Jimmy Owens, Rick Eckert, and Tim
On Thursday night, April 11, the #49 team was in the
pit area at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio for the rain-postponed
'Buckeye Spring 50,' which was also sanctioned by the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series and carried a $12,000 paycheck. JD placed
second in his loaded heat race before blasting past a handful of
competitors during the 50-lap contest to land on the podium in the
third finishing position behind only victor Jimmy Owens and runner-up
Brandon Sheppard. Other scheduled stops over the four-race weekend
at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio on Friday and Port Royal Speedway
in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on Sunday succumbed to inclement weather.
Full results from both Atomic and Hagerstown can be accessed online
Dazzles at North Georgia for $12,000 Win!
7, 2019) Current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
point leader Jonathan Davenport bagged his fifth overall win of
2019 on Saturday night, April 6 at North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth,
Georgia! Jonathan won his heat race in preliminary action and later
started the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the second row.
JD raced early leader David Payne for the point before wrestling
away the top spot on the twentieth circuit. The Blairsville, Georgia
hotshoe then led the remainder of the attrition-filled contest to
claim the $12,000 winner's check ahead of Don O'Neal, Josh Richards,
Devin Moran, and Earl Pearson, Jr.!
A night earlier on Friday, the LOLMDS tour took the
#49 team to 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee for a similar
$12,000 to win battle. Jonathan placed third in his loaded heat
race prior to rolling off from the inside of the fifth row for the
50-lapper. The popular driver known as "Superman" was
on the move early and often during the race and eventually landed
in the fourth finishing position behind only victor Ross Bailes,
Donald McIntosh, and Jimmy Owens. Full results from the doubleheader
weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Dominates March Madness for $12,000 Windfall!
25, 2019) The Double L Motorsports team secured
their fourth triumph of the young 2019 racing season on Sunday afternoon,
March 24 at the renowned Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina!
Jonathan Davenport knocked down the quickest time overall of the
30 entrants during Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) qualifying
to earn Fast Time honors and later scored the victory in heat race
action. After starting the 60-lap 'March Madness' main event from
the pole position, Jonathan took the lead on the second circuit
and led the remainder of the feature distance to bag the $12,000
payday over Ross Bailes, Jimmy Owens, Michael Page, and David Breazeale!
A day earlier on Saturday, March 23, the #49 team
was in the pit area at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee
for the annual running of the 'Tennessee Tipoff.' The World of Outlaws
Morton Buildings Late Model Series presided over the single-day
shootout in the Volunteer State, which drew 33 entrants to vie for
the $12,000 top prize. JD once again posted the fastest lap during
qualifying before slipping back to third in his loaded heat race.
The Blairsville, Georgia star was then able to pick off four competitors
during the 60-lapper to claim a solid sixth place performance. Full
results from both weekend shows can be accessed online at www.woolms.com
(Shea Humphries Photo)
Davenport on Podium in Indiana Icebreaker!
17, 2019) Jonathan Davenport and Double L Motorsports
returned to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series scene on March
15-16, as the national touring series schedule heated back up with
a pair of $12,000 to win programs in the states of Ohio and Indiana.
Following a rain-out of the annual 'Buckeye Spring 50' during qualifying
on Friday night at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio, the dirt-slinging
action quickly shifted to the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown,
Indiana on Saturday evening for the 22nd edition of the 'Indiana
Icebreaker.' Jonathan laid down the second quickest time in Group
A during qualifying before running second in his stacked heat race.
The current LOLMDS point leader then drove past four competitors
during the 50-lapper to secure a strong third place podium effort
behind only victor Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Devin Moran! Full
results from Brownstown can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.