Wins $10,000 Dream Prelim at Eldora!
13, 2021) Jonathan Davenport claimed his fifteenth
victory of the 2021 campaign in the opening night of the lucrative
"Double Dreams" at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio on Wednesday, June 9! Jonathan laid down the quickest lap in
his group during qualifying and won his heat race before leading
all 25 circuits of the preliminary feature event. JD beat Jimmy
Owens, Jacob Hawkins, Mike Marlar, and Brian Shirley to the checkers
to bag the $10,000 payday. In the 27th Annual 'Dirt Late Model Dream'
on Thursday evening, Jonathan placed third in his loaded heat race
before climbing six spots during the $127,000 to win headliner to
finish seventh in the first 100-lapper of the week at the Buckeye
In the 26th Annual 'Dirt Late Model Dream' on June
11-12, Jonathan clicked off the second fastest lap in his group
during qualifying on Friday before winning his heat race and running
fourth in the 25-lap preliminary feature behind only $10,000 victor
Gregg Satterlee, Shannon Babb, and Kyle Bronson. At the "Big
E" on Saturday in the finale, Jonathan secured a popular heat
race triumph and later rolled off from the outside of the second
row in the 100-lap main event. With a $126,000 paycheck on the line,
the Blairsville, Georgia standout fought hard for a top five showing
and eventually crossed underneath the checkers in the fourth position
behind only winner Brandon Overton, Chris Madden, and Chris Ferguson!
Complete results from the hectic week can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Sweeps Historic 100 Weekend to Pocket $35,000!
6, 2021) The 2021 win total for the #49 team was
upped to fourteen over the June 4-5 weekend with an impressive sweep
of the lucrative 'Historic 100' at the sprawling West Virginia Motor
Speedway in Mineral Wells, West Virginia! On Friday night in the
opener, Jonathan Davenport earned Fast Time honors during Super
Late Model qualifying, won his heat race, and later led all thirty
circuits to bag the $10,000 top prize over a top five that consisted
of runner-up Gregg Satterlee, Tyler Erb, G.R. Smith, and Scott Bloomquist.
At WVMS on Saturday evening, Jonathan won his heat
race before starting the 50-lapper from outside of the third row.
The Blairsville, Georgia superstar then took advantage of Devin
Moran's flat tire on lap 34 to grab the point - a lead that he would
not relinquish en route to capturing the $25,000 payday ahead of
Gregg Satterlee, Devin Moran, Tyler Erb, and Matt Sponaugle. Complete
results from the 'Historic 100' weekend can be located online by
clicking on www.wvmotorspeedway.com.
(Zach Yost Racing Photography)
Tackles Big Show-Me 100 Weekend
30, 2021) The Double L Motorsports team was back
in action with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series from May 27-29
in the annual running of the 'Show-Me 100' at Lucas Oil Speedway
in Wheatland, Missouri. Following a rain-out on Thursday, both $6,000
to win preliminary programs were held at the Show-Me State oval
on Friday. In the 'Cowboy Classic' opener, Jonathan Davenport ran
fourth in his heat race and won his B-Main before placing sixteenth
in the final finishing order of the 45-lap main event. The second
prelim was then held in the wee hours of the morning, but JD unfortunately
missed out on transferring into the $6,000 win feature after running
fourth in his heat race and third in his B-Main.
When Saturday evening rolled around at Lucas Oil Speedway,
all eyes were fixated on the 'Show-Me 100' and its lucrative $30,000
top prize. Jonathan won his consolation race to advance into the
100-lap crown jewel extravaganza and later rolled off from the inside
of the tenth row for the start of the contest. In front of a huge
crowd and a live television audience, the Blairsville, Georgia ace
fought valiantly to move forward and eventually wound up paid for
a fifteenth place performance. Complete results from the entire
'Show-Me 100' weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Steers to Runner-Up Performance at Granite City!
26, 2021) A busy week of racing action for the #49
team heading into the Memorial Day holiday kicked off with a midweek
stop to Tri-City Speedway on Tuesday, May 25. The Castrol FloRacing
Night in America Series sanctioned the special event at the Granite
City, Illinois oval and 27 competitors were in the pit area to vie
for the $10,000 winner's check. Jonathan Davenport, of Blairsville,
Georgia, knocked down the seventeenth quickest lap overall during
qualifying prior to advancing to second in his stacked heat race.
After starting the 40-lap feature event from the inside of the third
row, Jonathan was able to move past a trio of racecars en route
to a stellar runner-up effort behind only race winner Bobby Pierce!
Complete results from last night at Tri-City Speedway can be accessed
online at www.floracing.com.
Mechanical Woes at Farley; Sees Rain at Burlington
23, 2021) Double L Motorsports invaded the Hawkeye
State over the May 21-22 weekend for a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series battles at 300 Raceway in Farley, Iowa and 34 Raceway
in West Burlington, Iowa. On Friday night in the $12,000 to win
'Truck Country 50,' Jonathan Davenport placed second in his loaded
heat race and later started seventh on the grid in the 50-lap feature
event. On the rugged racing surface - due to several straight days
of heavy rain - JD was one of the many retirees during the contest,
as motor woes dropped him to eleventh in the final finishing order
of the attrition-filled race.
Saturday's showdown at 34 Raceway, which was scheduled to pay out
$15,000 to the winner, was rained-out early in the day and rescheduled
for July 15. Jonathan is currently third in the latest version of
the LOLMDS point standings heading into the annual running of the
'Show-Me 100.' Complete results from Friday's visit to Farley can
be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Davenport Lands on Podium at Brownstown!
13, 2021) Current Castrol FloRacing Night in America
Series point leader Jonathan Davenport and his #49 team rolled into
Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on Wednesday, May 12
for a $10,000 to win throwdown. Jonathan stopped the clock second
fastest in Group A during the qualifying session before running
second in heat race action. After starting the 40-lap main event
from the inside of the fourth row, JD was on the move in the feature
and eventually landed on the podium in third. The Blairsville, Georgia
star trailed only winner Kyle Larson and runner-up Tanner English
at the 1/4-mile, semi-banked oval. Complete results from last night
at Brownstown Speedway can be accessed online by clicking on www.floracing.com.
Sweeps Batesville's Bad Boy Weekend!
9, 2021) The Double L Motorsports team swept the
annual 'Bad Boy 98' weekend at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust
Grove, Arkansas over the May 7-8 weekend to elevate their 2021 win
total to twelve! On Friday night in the weekend opener, Jonathan
Davenport ran second in his heat race and then led the final eight
circuits of the 30-lap feature event to pocket the $5,000 payday
ahead of B.J. Robinson, Billy Moyer, Jr., Kyle Beard, and Morgan
Bagley. In the 'Bad Boy 98' finale on Saturday evening at BMS, Jonathan
won his heat race in preliminary action prior to leading all 68
laps of the headliner to bag the $12,000 top prize over a top five
that consisted of Brian Rickman, Timothy Culp, Billy Moyer, and
B.J. Robinson. Full results from both COMP Cams Super Dirt Series
(CCSDS) victories can be accessed online at www.compdirt.com.
(Millie Tanner Photo)
Gets Tenth Win of 2021 in Last Lap Pass!
2, 2021) Next up for the Double L Motorsports team
was a Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series doubleheader on April 30-May
1 in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. On Friday night in the 'John
Bradshaw Memorial' at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky,
Jonathan Davenport clicked off the fastest lap in Group B during
the qualifying session before picking up a heat race triumph. After
starting third on the grid in the 50-lap headliner, Jonathan ran
in the second and third spot most of the distance, but gathered
up a head of steam to pass leader Tim McCreadie coming out of turn
four on the final circuit to claim his tenth victory of the 2021
campaign and the $12,000 paycheck. Finishing behind his #49 machine
at the checkers was McCreadie, Mike Marlar, Hudson O'Neal, and Shane
At Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Saturday
evening, a $15,000 top prize was up for grabs in the 35th edition
of the 'Ralph Latham Memorial.' JD once again won his heat race
in preliminary action to earn the pole position for the 60-lap main
event. After leading the first eighteen circuits, Jonathan wound
up third and on the podium behind only victor Josh Rice and runner-up
Hudson O'Neal. The Blairsville, Georgia standout now finds himself
up to third in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings!
Complete results from the double-dip can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Continues Hot Streak with $8,000 WVMS Win!
26, 2021) The 2021 win total for the Double L Motorsports
team now stands at nine following a wild victory on Sunday, April
25 in 'The Return' at the sprawling West Virginia Motor Speedway
in Mineral Wells, West Virginia! Jonathan Davenport set a New Track
Record during the qualifying session at the newly-reopened 5/8-mile
facility, but unfortunately suffered a flat left rear tire while
leading his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the
fifth row in the 30-lap headliner, JD charged up to the second spot
before suffering another flat tire on the 20th circuit. The Blairsville,
Georgia standout then rallied from the last car on the lead lap
to come out on top of a green-white-checkered finish to pocket the
$8,000 payday ahead of Devin Moran, Drake Troutman, Colton Flinner,
and Ed Shuman.
Earlier in the extended weekend, Jonathan and the
#49 team were in the pit area on Thursday evening, April 22 at Atomic
Speedway in Alma, Ohio. The Castrol FloRacing Late Model Night in
America Series event drew a stellar field of competitors to the
Buckeye State to vie for the $22,000 top prize in the 'Fireball
50.' Jonathan stopped the clock second quickest overall during time
trials prior to picking up a convincing heat race triumph. After
starting the 50-lap feature from the outside of the front row, Jonathan
ran second through much of the distance and eventually netted a
strong runner-up performance behind only race winner Devin Moran!
Compete results from both weekend shows can be viewed online at
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Dominates Extended Weekend; Wins Three of Four!
19, 2021) Jonathan Davenport and the Double L Motorsports
team had a tremendous extended weekend from April 15-18, as they
racked up a trio of special event victories and an additional podium
performance in shows across West Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, and
Pennsylvania! Jonathan won his heat race and led all forty circuits
of the inaugural Castrol FloRacing Night in America Series feature
on Thursday night at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West
Virginia to pocket the $10,000 payday over Tyler Erb, Kyle Larson,
Mason Zeigler, and Jacob Hawkins. On Friday evening at Mountain
Motorsports Park in Isom, Kentucky, JD won his B-Main and later
streaked to the point in the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series
(SAS) main event to lead the last half of the contest to bag an
additional $4,000 top prize.
After steering past thirteen competitors on Saturday
in a $15,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series program at
Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland to finish in the third
spot, Jonathan was back in LOLMDS victory lane on Sunday in the
Keystone State. The Blairsville, Georgia standout won his heat race
at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania prior to wiring
the feature field in the 40-lapper to land the $10,000 windfall
ahead of Shane Clanton, Brandon Sheppard, Chris Ferguson, and Stormy
Scott! Complete results from the hectic weekend can be viewed online
JD Winds Up
Eighth Against Outlaws in $25,000 Bristol Bash
12, 2021) The inaugural running of the 'Bristol
Bash' took place over the April 9-11 weekend at the dirt-covered
Bristol Motor Speedway and the Double L Motorsports team was in
the pit area at the immaculate Bristol, Tennessee facility to do
battle in the pair of World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model
Series contests. In Friday's $10,000 to win weekend opener, Jonathan
Davenport grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his
heat race to earn the inside of the seventh row for the start of
the 40-lap feature. JD then fought hard for a top ten finish before
ultimately placing eleventh in the final rundown.
Following a rain-out on Saturday evening, the $25,000
to win grand finale at BMS was held on Sunday afternoon. Jonathan
placed fifth in his stacked heat race, but later emerged victorious
in an exciting B-Main. The Blairsville, Georgia star then blasted
from his seventeenth starting spot in the 40-lap headliner to as
high as sixth in the running order before settling for a solid eighth
place performance. Complete results from the 'Bristol Bash' weekend
can be found online by logging onto www.woolms.com.
Wires Tazewell Field for Huge $21,000 Payday!
4, 2021) Blairsville, Georgia superstar Jonathan
Davenport picked up his fifth checkered flag of the 2021 season
on Saturday evening, April 3 at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in
Tazewell, Tennessee! In the inaugural running of the 'Lil Bill Corum
Memorial,' Jonathan clicked off the fastest lap in Group B during
Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series qualifying before securing
a victory in heat race action. After starting the 75-lapper from
the outside of the front row, JD dominated the contest in leading
flag-to-flag to bag the whopping $21,000 payday well ahead of Kyle
Larson, Tyler Erb, Dale McDowell, and Donald McIntosh! Complete
results from last night's biggie at "The Taz" can be located
online by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com.
to Runner-Up in Cherokee Prelim; Finale Rained Out
28, 2021) Double L Motorsports made their way to
Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina on March 26-27 for
the richest event in the history of the renowned speedplant. The
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series presided over
the 'Rock Gault Memorial,' which started on Friday with a pair of
split-field, $5,000 to win preliminary events. Jonathan Davenport
posted the tenth quickest time in Group A during the qualifying
session prior to placing fifth in his stacked heat race. JD then
steered his #49 Longhorn Chassis past eight competitors during his
25-lap feature en route to a sterling runner-up performance behind
only race winner Jimmy Owens!
The lucrative two-day program was then scheduled to
conclude on Saturday evening with the 'Rock Gault Memorial' finale,
which was set to pay out a whopping $40,000 top prize. Unfortunately,
inclement weather during the afternoon forced track and series officials
to postpone the race. No makeup date was immediately announced.
Complete results from Cherokee Speedway can be viewed by pointing
your Internet browser to www.woolms.com.
Dazzles in Bristol Dirt Nationals for $50,000 Payday!!
22, 2021) Jonathan Davenport and Double L Motorsports
picked up their fourth checkered flag of the 2021 campaign on Saturday
night, March 20 in the inaugural 'Bristol Dirt Nationals' grand
finale at the dirt-covered Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee!
After winning his heat race and finishing third in Friday night's
$10,000 to win preliminary feature at BMS, Jonathan clicked off
the fifth quickest lap in Group B during Saturday's qualifying session
prior to placing third in his stacked heat race. The Blairsville,
Georgia superstar then rolled off from the outside of the fifth
row in the 40-lap headliner and immediately started marching his
way to the front of the stellar field. JD blasted past leader Kyle
Larson on lap 21 and dominated the second half of the contest to
pocket the whopping $50,000 payday ahead of Larson, Scott Bloomquist,
Bobby Pierce, and Frank Ingram!
With no rest for the wicked, the #49 team loaded up
after the big Bristol triumph and trekked to Atomic Speedway in
Alma, Ohio on Sunday, March 21 for the annual running of the 'Buckeye
Spring 50.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the
single-day shootout, which boasted a $12,000 top prize. Jonathan
earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session before finishing
second in heat race action. "Superman" was then able to
stay in the top five during the 50-lap feature event and eventually
crossed underneath the checkers in the fourth finishing position
behind only victor Hudson O'Neal, Tim McCreadie, and Devin Moran.
Complete results from all three weekend shows can be accessed by
clicking on www.bristoldirt.com
JD Lands on
Podium at Smoky Mountain and Cherokee!
8, 2021) Double L Motorsports and driver Jonathan
Davenport returned to action on March 6-7 in a pair of high-profile
Super Late Model races in the Southeast. On Saturday in the annual
running of the 'Tennessee Tipoff' at Smoky Mountain Speedway in
Maryville, Tennessee, Jonathan Davenport was one of the 51 competitors
that signed into the pit area to do battle for the $12,000 top prize.
Jonathan clicked off the fourth fastest lap in Group B during World
of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series qualifying prior to
winning his loaded heat race. After drawing the pole position before
the start of the 50-lap headliner, JD ran amongst the leaders throughout
the contest before landing on the podium in the third spot behind
only victor Chris Madden and runner-up Mike Marlar!
On Sunday afternoon, the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing
Series (SAS) once again presided over 'March Madness' at the renowned
Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina and a $10,000 payday
was up for grabs. Jonathan once again secured a heat race triumph
and later started the 60-lap main event from the inside of the second
row. The popular driver known as "Superman" then vaulted
up to the runner-up position to finish behind only race winner Brandon
Overton! Full results from both weekend races can be viewed online