Gets 15th Win of 2015 at Cedar Lake Speedway!
31, 2015) "Superman"
Jonathan Davenport continued his incredible roll on Thursday night,
July 30, as he recorded his fifteenth feature win of 2015 at the
renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin! In the
special tune-up race leading into the 28th Annual 'USA Nationals,'
Jonathan clicked off the second fastest lap in Group A during
the World of Outlaws Late Model Series qualifying session prior
to picking up the victory in his loaded heat race. After drawing
the sixth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the
40-lapper, Jonathan grabbed the lead from Billy Moyer, Jr. with
only two circuits remaining to bag the $6,000 winner's share over
Moyer, Jr., Billy Moyer, Scott Bloomquist, and Jimmy Owens! Complete
results from last night at Cedar Lake can be accessed online at
(Bruce Nuttleman Photo)
Victorious in Thrilling Prairie Dirt Classic!!!
26, 2015) Jonathan
Davenport, of Blairsville, Georgia, emerged victorious in an epic
'Prairie Dirt Classic' on Saturday evening, July 25 at Fairbury
American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois! After timing in
seventeenth fastest in Group A during World of Outlaws Late Model
Series qualifying on Friday night, Jonathan advanced up to second
in his stacked heat race. JD then started Saturday's 100-lap headliner
from the outside of the fourth row and found the point for a single
circuit on lap 65 before leading laps 91-93. The popular driver
known as "Superman" then muscled by leader Dennis Erb,
Jr. on the final circuit to bag the $26,000 windfall over Erb,
Brandon Sheppard, Josh Richards, and Chase Junghans!
The busy week in the Land of Lincoln kicked off
on Wednesday, July 22 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois,
as the 'Harland Kimler, Jr. Memorial' paid $5,000 to the winner.
Jonathan clicked off the sixth quickest lap during time trials
and later scored the win in heat race action. After rolling off
from the inside of the second row in the 40-lapper, JD moved up
to second to claim a strong runner-up effort at the 1/4-mile bullring
and finished behind only victor Shannon Babb. Complete results
from Farmer City and FALS can be accessed online at www.farmercityracing.com
(Jim Denhamer Photo)
Leads Early Portion of Silver Dollar Nationals...
19, 2015) The
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series took the #6 team to I-80 Speedway
in Greenwood, Nebraska on July 17-18 for the fifth edition of
the 'Silver Dollar Nationals.' The mega-event, which was co-sanctioned
by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series, drew sixty competitors to the 4/10-mile
oval and all eyes were focused on the hefty $32,000 payday. On
Friday night, red-hot Jonathan Davenport won both of his heat
races in the unique format and earned the most passing points
in doing so.
When Saturday rolled around, Jonathan started the
80-lap headliner from the pole position and had his sights set
on his fourteenth victory of 2015. JD led the first thirty circuits
and was running second on lap 56 when he unfortunately smacked
the outside retaining wall. The bout with the concrete caused
a broken driveshaft and the Blairsville, Georgia star was relegated
to a disappointing nineteenth place effort. Jonathan still has
the LOLMDS point lead exiting I-80 Speedway. Full results from
the action-packed weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Davenport Sweeps Diamond Nationals & Show-Me 100!
13, 2015) Jonathan
Davenport continued his amazing 2015 campaign with two more high-profile
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victories over the July 11-12
weekend at the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland,
Missouri! On Saturday evening in the annual running of the 'CMH
Diamond Nationals,' Jonathan timed in third fastest in Group B
during qualifying and later placed second in his heat race. After
rolling off from the outside of the third row in the 50-lapper,
JD worked his way to the front of the field and grabbed the lead
on lap 17. The Blairsville, Georgia ace then led the remainder
of the 'Diamond Nationals' to bag the $10,000 winner's share over
Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Brandon Sheppard, and Chris Simpson!
At Wheatland on Sunday night, the conclusion of
the rain-postponed 'Show-Me 100' was held and Jonathan started
the 100-lap crown jewel main event from the inside of the second
row by virtue of winning his heat race back in May. "Superman"
jumped into the lead on the opening circuit and led from flag-to-flag
to score the hefty $30,000 windfall over Scott Bloomquist, Chris
Simpson, Jimmy Owens, and Jesse Stovall! Jonathan stretched his
current LOLMDS point lead with the pair of resounding victories
over the weekend in the Show-Me State! Full results from Lucas
Oil Speedway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Collected in Early Wreck at PRP...
5, 2015) Following
rain-outs at both 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky and Muskingum
County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio, the cars and stars of the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series finally returned to action on
Saturday, July 4 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio.
The annual running of the 'Independence 50' was held last night
at PRP and 37 entrants were on hand to vie for the $10,000 top
prize. Jonathan Davenport posted the fourth fastest lap in Group
A during qualifying and later finished third in his stacked heat
race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the inside of the
sixth row, Jonathan - who currently sits atop the heated LOLMDS
point standings - was unfortunately involved in a lap two wreck
and was eventually relegated to a disappointing nineteenth place
effort. Complete results from Portsmouth can be viewed online
Tackles Lucas Oil Series Triple Shot...
20, 2015) The
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series triple shot wrapped up tonight
at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee with the 'Ole
Smoky Moonshine Classic,' which also featured a $10,000 top prize.
Riding an impressive win streak, Jonathan Davenport unfortunately
suffered brake line problems during qualifying, but later climbed
up to third in his stacked heat race. The current LOLMDS point
leader, who hails from Blairsville, Georgia, then proceeded to
pick off seven competitors during the 50-lapper en route to a
strong third place performance behind only winner Randy Weaver
and runner-up Scott Bloomquist.
19, 2015) Next
up for the #6 team was the annual running of the 'Grassy Smith
Memorial' at the renowned Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South
Carolina. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdown tonight
at Cherokee paid another $10,000 to the winner. Jonathan Davenport
knocked down the eleventh fastest lap in time trials prior to
grabbing the fourth transfer spot through his loaded heat race.
After rolling off from the inside of the sixth row in the 50-lap
headliner, Jonathan stormed through the talented field, eventually
taking the top spot from leader Chris Ferguson with a slidejob
on lap 45. JD then drove to yet another big victory over Ferguson,
Don O'Neal, Ross Bailes, and Earl Pearson, Jr.! (Rick
18, 2015) Blairsville,
Georgia star Jonathan Davenport remained red-hot in the first
of three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series weekend battles, as
he claimed his tenth win overall tonight at Fayetteville Motor
Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina! Jonathan clicked off
the fourth fastest lap during the qualifying session, which locked
him into the outside of the second row for the start of the 50-lap
main event. JD then drove past leader Earl Pearson, Jr. to grab
the point on lap 27 and led the remainder of the distance to bag
the $10,000 top prize over Pearson, Steve Francis, Steve Casebolt,
and Ross Bailes! (Rick
Rolls On; Collects $20,000 in Clash at the Mag!
14, 2015) The
K&L Rumley Enterprises team and driver Jonathan Davenport
kept their unbelievable hot streak going on June 12-13, as they
picked up a $20,000 paycheck for winning the annual 'Clash at
the Mag' at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi!
On Friday night, Jonathan knocked down the second fastest lap
in Group B during time trials prior to winning his loaded heat
race. After starting fourth on the grid in Saturday's 100-lapper,
JD - who is the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point
leader - grabbed the top spot from Scott Bloomquist on lap 17
and ran away from the field to score his ninth win overall in
2015. Finishing behind his #6 machine at the checkers were Jared
Landers, Jimmy Owens, Don O'Neal, and Brandon Sheppard! Complete
results from the televised 'Clash at the Mag' can be viewed online
21st Annual Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend!!!
6, 2015) A
roller coaster night of emotions led to Jonathan Davenport's first
career crown jewel victory tonight in the 21st Annual 'Dirt Late
Model Dream' at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio!!! Jonathan
won his heat race in preliminary action and later started the
100-lap grind from the outside of the third row. After riding
for much of the first half of the distance, JD turned up the heat
on the competition at the halfway mark and grabbed the top spot
from Shane Clanton on lap 61. He then held the point until a lap
91 restart when Scott Bloomquist made his way by the #6 machine
to wrestle away the lead. The Blairsville, Georgia star made one
last bid for the win on the final circuit, but came up just shy
and was forced to settle for what he thought was a runner-up performance.
However, Bloomquist weighed in 25 pounds light at the scales following
the 'Dirt Late Model Dream,' handing Davenport and the K&L
Rumley Enterprises team the gigantic $100,000 paycheck!!!
5, 2015) Blairsville,
Georgia standout Jonathan Davenport continued his domination of
the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' tonight by capturing a $5,000 triumph
in his Twin 25 main event at the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio! Jonathan clicked off the fastest time in his group during
the qualifying session and later scored the win in his heat race.
"Superman" then rolled off from the inside of the second
row and was able to take over the lead on lap 8. Jonathan then
dominated the remainder of the 25-lap affair to record the prelim
victory over Steve Casebolt, Jeep Van Wormer, Jimmy Mars, and
Chad Simpson! (Rick
4, 2015) K&L
Rumley Enterprises and driver Jonathan Davenport kicked off the
21st edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' in sterling fashion
tonight, as they picked up a $2,500 paycheck for winning one of
the two Twin 25s at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio!
Jonathan knocked down the quickest lap in his group during qualifying
prior to running second in heat race action. After starting the
25-lapper from the inside of the third row, JD grabbed the top
spot from early leader Dale McDowell on lap eleven and led the
remainder of the distance to score the prelim victory over McDowell,
Dennis Erb, Jr., Shane Clanton, and Jimmy Owens! (Rick
Sweeps LOLMDS Weekend at Taz & Florence!
31, 2015) Jonathan
Davenport proved to be "Superman" over the May 29-30
weekend, as he claimed a pair of $10,000 Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series triumphs in the states of Tennessee and Kentucky!
On Friday night at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell,
Tennessee, Jonathan timed in fifth fastest in Group A during qualifying
and later ran third in his heat race. After starting the 50-lapper
from the inside of the fifth row, JD blasted to the front and
grabbed the point from leader Scott Bloomquist on lap 35. He then
led the rest of the distance in the 'Toyota Knoxville 50' to bag
the impressive victory over Bloomquist, Don O'Neal, Steve Francis,
and Jimmy Owens!
At Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Saturday
evening, the 29th Annual 'Ralph Latham Memorial' was on tap and
another $10,000 payday was on the line. Jonathan clicked off the
third quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session prior
to picking up the win in heat race action. The Blairsville, Georgia
standout then led all fifty circuits in the 'Ralph Latham Memorial'
to score the victory over Earl Pearson, Jr., Scott Bloomquist,
Jared Landers, and Steve Francis. Jonathan has retaken the LOLMDS
point lead following the pair of big wins over the weekend! Full
results can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Show-Me 100 Nightly Results...
23, 2015) Officials
of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil MLRA Series,
and Lucas Oil Speedway have been forced to postpone the 'Show-Me
100' until July 12, 2015 due to heavy rain showers. Rain started
to fall at the speedway during the second consolation race tonight
and with inclement weather a factor in the area for the rest of
the weekend, the $30,000 to win crown jewel extravaganza has been
pushed back to be ran in conjunction with the 9th Annual 'CMH
Diamond Nationals' in July.
22, 2015) Preliminary
action for the 23rd Annual Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100' took place
tonight at Lucas Oil (MO) Speedway and a whopping 80 car field
assembled in the pit area for the crown jewel extravaganza. Jonathan
Davenport, who was victorious in last night's prelim, knocked
down the fifth quickest time in Group B during Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to nabbing the win in his heat
race over Kent Robinson and Shane Essary. JD then drew a #3 and
will roll off from the inside of the second row in Saturday's
100-lap 'Show-Me 100,' which boasts a hefty $30,000 top prize.
21, 2015) The
23rd edition of the Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight
at the immaculate Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, as
the Lucas Oil MLRA Series presided over the 'Cowboy Classic.'
Jonathan Davenport clicked off the third fastest lap in Group
A during the qualifying session and later scored the win in heat
race action. After drawing the third starting spot prior to the
45-lap feature event, Jonathan drove past early leader Will Vaught
on the eleventh circuit and led the rest of the distance en route
to capturing the $5,045 payday. Behind his #6 machine at the checkers
were Jesse Stovall, Jared Landers, Jason Utter, and Eddie Carrier,
You can view complete results from the entire 'Show-Me
100' weekend by clicking on www.lucasoilspeedway.com.
Breaks Brake Line While Leading at Fairbury...
(May 17, 2015)
The K&L Rumley Enterprises team and driver Jonathan
Davenport followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to the
Badger State of Wisconsin on Friday night, May 15. Jonathan hit
the fence during the qualifying session at Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway
in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and was forced to break out his back-up
car for the remainder of the $10,000 to win program. JD moved
up to second in his heat race and later started the 50-lap feature
from the outside of the third row. Handling issues unfortunately
hampered the Blairsville, Georgia standout during the A-Main and
Jonathan slipped back to fifteenth in the final finishing order.
After a rain-out of the LOLMDS stop at LaSalle Speedway
in LaSalle, Illinois on Saturday evening, May 16, the #6 team
snuck into Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois
for a $2,000 to win UMP Super Late Model tussle. Jonathan clicked
off the second fastest lap during time trials and later won his
heat race. "Superman" was then leading the 30-lap feature
when a broken brake line caused him to retire after only seven
circuits, which relegated him to another disappointing fifteenth
place performance. Full results from both shows can be viewed
online at www.lucasdirt.com
for Second in LOLMDS Points Following Triple Shot
3, 2015) Jonathan
Davenport and the #6 team ventured west with the Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series to the states of Illinois and Kentucky for a
huge tripleheader weekend from April 30-May 2. On Thursday night
at the tiny Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois, a $12,000 top prize
was on the line in a 100-lap extra-distance affair. Jonathan ran
fifth in his heat race, but later won his consolation event to
transfer into the A-Main. During the course of the feature, JD
moved up seven spots on his way to a steady eleventh place effort.
At Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on
Friday evening and at Paducah International Raceway in Paducah,
Kentucky on Saturday, a pair of $10,000 winner's checks were up
for grabs. Jonathan finished second in his heat race at Granite
City prior to winding up ninth in the final rundown of the 50-lapper.
The Blairsville, Georgia standout then wrapped up the tripleheader
at PIR by posting the fastest lap overall during qualifying and
winning his loaded heat race. After leading the first seventeen
circuits of the headliner, Jonathan suffered a right rear flat
tire before salvaging a twelfth place showing. He now sits tied
for second in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results
can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Gets Another Second Place Run at Roaring Knob
26, 2015) Current
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point leader Jonathan Davenport
and the K&L Rumley Enterprises team roared into Roaring Knob
Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania on Friday night,
April 24 for a $10,000 to win series battle. Jonathan knocked
down the sixth quickest lap in Group A during the time trial session
and later finished second in heat race action. The Blairsville,
Georgia standout then proceeded to pick off five competitors during
the 50-lap headliner to score an impressive runner-up outing behind
only race winner Don O'Neal. Saturday's LOLMDS stop at the legendary
Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland was then washed out
early in the day. Full results from Roaring Knob can be viewed
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Another Runner-Up in King of the Commonwealth!
12, 2015) The
K&L Rumley Enterprises team headed to the state-of-the-art
Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia on Saturday evening,
April 11 for the annual running of the 'Aaron's King of the Commonwealth.'
The Ultimate Super Late Model Series presided over the one-day
extravaganza at VMS and a whopping $20,000 payday was up for grabs.
Jonathan Davenport clicked off the fifth quickest lap in his group
during qualifying, but later stormed to the front to take the
win in heat race action. After starting the 60-lapper from the
inside of the second row, Jonathan recorded an impressive runner-up
performance in the 'King of the Commonwealth' behind only race
winner Randy Weaver. Complete results from last night can be accessed
online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
Runner-Up in March Madness at Cherokee
30, 2015) With
the cancellation of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series weekend
due to inclement weather, Jonathan Davenport and the #6 team ventured
to the renowned Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina on
Sunday, March 29 for the annual running of 'March Madness.' Jonathan
knocked down the fourth fastest time in Group A during Southern
All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) qualifying, which locked him
into the inside of the fourth row for the start of the $7,500
to win main event. The Blairsville, Georgia standout then drove
past five competitors during the wild 60-lap feature en route
to an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Randy Weaver.
Complete results from yesterday at Cherokee can be viewed online
Davenport Bags $10,000 in Buckeye Spring 50!!!
22, 2015) Jonathan
Davenport and the K&L Rumley Enterprises team found themselves
back in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory lane on Friday
evening, March 20 at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio! Jonathan
timed in third fastest in Group A during qualifying and later
scored the heat race victory. After starting on the pole in the
'Buckeye Spring 50,' Jonathan led each and every circuit of the
50-lapper en route to capturing the $10,000 top prize. JD beat
Josh Richards, Mason Zeigler, Chris Brown, and Jimmy Owens to
the checkers to bag his second win of the young 2015 campaign!
On Saturday night, March 21, the #6 team rolled
into the famed Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana for
the 18th Annual 'Indiana Icebreaker.' Jonathan posted the quickest
lap in Group B during the qualifying session prior to slipping
back to fourth in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from
the outside of the seventh row in the $10,000 to win main event,
the Blairsville, Georgia standout was able to move up a couple
of spots to finish twelfth on the one-groove racing surface. Jonathan
currently enjoys the LOLMDS point lead exiting the doubleheader
weekend. Full results can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
(Jim DenHamer Photo)