Tipoff Classic Results from Smoky Mountain Speedway
8, 2014) The inaugural 'Tennessee Tipoff Classic' wrapped
up tonight at Smoky Mountain Speedway, as the NDRL tour presided
over a $12,500 to win showdown. Jonathan Davenport knocked down
the second quickest lap in Group B during qualifying prior to
scoring the win in heat race action. Jonathan then drew the outside
of the front row leading into the 60-lap main event and ran amongst
the leaders through much of the race. When the checkered flag
fell over the stout field tonight, the Blairsville, Georgia star
was in the fourth spot behind only victor Chris Madden, Mike Marlar,
and Scott Bloomquist.
(March 7, 2014) "Superman"
Jonathan Davenport and the #6 team rolled into Smoky Mountain
Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee tonight for the start of the
'Tennessee Tipoff Classic,' which was sanctioned by the National
Dirt Racing League (NDRL). Jonathan qualified sixth fastest in
Group A during time trials and later grabbed the second transfer
position through his heat race. After drawing the eighth starting
spot prior to the $7,500 to win feature event, JD raced hard during
the caution-free 40-lapper and eventually finished right where
he started... in the eighth position.
Wins $10,000 at Cherokee; Runner-Up in Bama Bash!
2, 2014) Jonathan Davenport enjoyed a stellar weekend
from February 28-March 2, which was capped off earlier today with
a $10,000 'March Madness' victory at the renowned Cherokee Speedway
in Gaffney, South Carolina! Jonathan clicked off the second quickest
lap of the 25 competitors during the qualifying session and later
scored the heat race win. After rolling off from the outside of
the front row in the 60-lap main event, Jonathan led from flag-to-flag
to claim his second triumph of the young 2014 campaign over Steve
Francis, Jason Hiett, Chris Madden, and Brent Dixon!
Earlier in the weekend, the #6 team was in the pit
area at the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City,
Alabama for the 17th Annual 'Bama Bash,' which boasted a hefty
$17,017 top prize. Jonathan laid down the fastest lap overall
during National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) qualifying on Friday
prior to recording a heat race victory. After leading the first
twenty-eight circuits of Saturday's 75-lapper, the Blairsville,
Georgia star finished a very close runner-up behind only victor
Chris Madden. Full results from both high-profile programs can
be viewed by clicking on www.dirtondirt.com.
of Racing Results from Golden Isles Speedway
8, 2014) "Superman" Jonathan Davenport wrapped
up the 2014 edition of the 'Super Bowl of Racing' tonight at Golden
Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia, as the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series weekend finale paid $10,000 to the winner. Jonathan
clicked off the fifth fastest time in Group B during qualifying
and later placed second in his heat race behind only prelim victor
Eddie Carrier, Jr. After starting sixth on the grid in the televised
feature event, Jonathan was involved in an early race incident,
which took him out of contention and relegated him to a disappointing
twenty-fourth place performance.
(February 7, 2014) The AES Racing
team, Rumley Enterprises, and driver Jonathan Davenport were back
in action tonight at Golden Isles in the $10,000 to win Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series nightcap. Jonathan laid down the quickest
lap overall during the qualifying session, but later finished
sixth in his heat race after suffering an untimely flat tire.
Following a victory in his B-Main, Jonathan was unfortunately
an early retiree in the 50-lap televised race and wound up twenty-third
in the final finishing order.
7, 2014) Jonathan Davenport scored his first feature
win of the 2014 racing season in dominant fashion earlier today
in his season lid lifter at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick,
Georgia! Jonathan set a New Track Record during Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series qualifying during the afternoon affair at GIS
and later claimed the heat race win. After starting from the pole
position in the 25-lap main event, Jonathan led flag-to-flag to
record the $5,000 triumph over Brandon Sheppard, Earl Pearson,
Jr., Billy Moyer, Jr., and Tim McCreadie! (Rick
(February 6, 2014) Tonight's Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opener at Golden Isles Speedway
in Brunswick, Georgia has been postponed until tomorrow morning
due to persistent rain showers. The $5,000 to win event tomorrow
morning will serve as the first race in a big doubleheader at
GIS, as the regularly scheduled $10,000 to win showdown will be
held in the evening. Additional information concerning the twin
bill can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
and AES Partners with Rumley Enterprises for '14
20, 2013) In a move announced last week during the PRI
Trade Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, Jonathan Davenport and AES
Racing have partnered with Kevin and Lee Roy Rumley for the 2014
racing season, which means that Jonathan will pilot the #6 Longhorn
Chassis in Super Late Model events next season. The new partnership
with Rumley Enterprises will send Jonathan back out on the road
with the upstart National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) in 2014. In
addition, Jonathan will also be behind the wheel of his familiar
#49 in select Crate Late Model events throughout the year. You
can view the dates that Jonathan has confirmed for 2014 by clicking
on the SCHEDULE page of the website!