Defeats Rain and Lucas Oil Foes for $15,000 Victory!
18, 2021) After a flurry of recent rain-outs, the
#49 team returned to Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action in
the annual running of the 'CMH Diamond Nationals' at the state-of-the-art
Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday night, July 17. The Wheatland, Missouri
oval drew 34 competitors - all of whom were vying for the $15,000
payday. Jonathan Davenport was strong in qualifying and later won
his heat race to earn the outside of the second row for the start
of the 50-lap feature. JD then took the point from leader Jimmy
Owens on the 29th circuit and led the remainder of the distance
to pocket the first place prize money for his nineteenth triumph
of 2021. The Blairsville, Georgia ace, who is currently second in
series points, beat Josh Richards, Kyle Bronson, Stormy Scott, and
Earl Pearson, Jr. to the checkered flag! Complete results from last
night can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
(Todd Boyd Photo)
Starts Holiday Weekend with $12,000 PRP Win!
5, 2021) Jonathan Davenport, of Blairsville, Georgia,
racked up his eighteenth feature win of the 2021 racing season in
the opener to a busy tripleheader weekend on Friday, July 2 at Portsmouth
Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! Jonathan qualified well in Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trials before running second in
his heat race. JD then grabbed the point on the ninth circuit from
early leader Tim McCreadie and led the remainder of the distance
in the 'Independence 50.' He pocketed the $12,000 top prize over
a top five that consisted of runner-up Kyle Bronson, McCreadie,
Spencer Hughes, Tyler Erb!
On Saturday evening, July 3, the LOLMDS tour took
the #49 team to Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio for
the 'Prime Solutions 50,' which boasted a $15,000 windfall. Jonathan
ran second in his heat race prior to advancing to fourth in the
50-lapper to trail only victor Tim McCreadie, Kyle Bronson, and
Spencer Hughes. The tripleheader weekend then wrapped up on Sunday
with the unsanctioned 'Beckley USA 100' at Beckley Motorsports Park
in Beckley, West Virginia. "Superman" led the majority
of the $20,000 to win feature, but a wild finish and a late flat
tire dropped him to seventh at the unfurling of the checkered flag
in the 100-lap headliner. Complete results from the holiday weekend
can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Sweeps Shortened Clash at the Mag Weekend!
19, 2021) Blairsville, Georgia superstar Jonathan
Davenport swept the rain-shortened 'Clash at the Mag' on June 17-18
to elevate his 2021 win total to seventeen! In the first race at
Magnolia Motor Speedway on Thursday night, Jonathan debuted a brand-new
Longhorn Chassis and promptly won his heat race before grabbing
the lead on lap two of the 25-lap sprint. JD then led the remainder
of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series prelim feature to bag the
$5,000 winner's check ahead of a top five that consisted of runner-up
Mike Marlar, Tim McCreadie, Josh Richards, and Shane Clanton!
At the Columbus, Mississippi facility on Friday evening,
the second night of the 'Clash at the Mag' served as the finale
with inclement weather set to invade the area on Saturday. Jonathan
earned Fast Time honors during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
qualifying before once again picking up a heat race triumph. "Superman"
then led all fifty laps in the headliner from the pole position
to claim the $12,000 top prize ahead of Michael Arnold, Jimmy Owens,
Kyle Bronson, and Mike Marlar! Jonathan still sits third in the
latest version of the LOLMDS point standings, but is gaining ground
on the leaders! Complete results from the 'Clash at the Mag' doubleheader
can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com.
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.