JD Leads Majority
of Charlotte Finale; Finishes Runner-Up!
15, 2022) The #49 team made their way to The Dirt
Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina from May 11-14 for
the 'Colossal 100,' which was sanctioned by the XR Super Series.
On Wednesday night in the $25,000 to win opener, Jonathan Davenport
won his heat race in preliminary action prior to advancing up to
third in the 30-lap feature to trail only victor Chris Madden and
runner-up Scott Bloomquist at the checkered flag. In a similar show
on Thursday at the 4/10-mile speedplant, Jonathan placed third in
his loaded heat race and later wound up eleventh in the final finishing
order of the 30-lapper.
Following a rain-out on Friday evening, the lucrative
'Colossal 100' wrapped up in big way on Saturday and a whopping
$50,000 top prize was up for grabs. Jonathan knocked down the quickest
lap in Group A during the qualifying session before securing a popular
win in his heat race. After starting from the pole position in the
50-lap headliner and leading the first 45 circuits, JD brought home
a solid runner-up performance behind only victor Chris Madden! Complete
results from the last four days in the Charlotte area can be found
online by clicking on www.racexr.com.
(Tyler Carr Racing Photos)
Wins During Dairyland Showdown for $10,000!
8, 2022) The 2022 win total for Double L Motorsports
now stands at four following a victory during the 'Dairyland Showdown'
on Friday night, May 6 at Mississippi Thunder Speedway in Fountain
City, Wisconsin! Jonathan Davenport stopped the clock second quickest
in Group A during the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model
Series qualifying session prior to finishing second in his loaded
heat race. After drawing the outside of the fourth row for the start
of the 40-lap feature event, JD blitzed to the front and took the
lead from Tyler Erb on the 34th circuit. He then led the final seven
laps to pocket the $10,000 windfall ahead of a top five that included
runner-up Bobby Pierce, Tyler Erb, Spencer Hughes, and Cade Dillard!
In other action at Mississippi Thunder Speedway over
the weekend, Jonathan vied for another $10,000 top prize in a 'Dairyland
Showdown' prelim on Thursday evening. The Blairsville, Georgia ace
was unfortunately disqualified following a heat race win due to
a droop rule violation, but later rebounded to finish second in
his B-Main and twenty-first in the 40-lapper. On Saturday in the
$50,000 to win grand finale, Jonathan knocked down the quickest
lap in Group B during qualifying before emerging victorious in his
heat race. After starting the 75-lap headliner from the outside
of the front row and running as high as second in the first half
of the contest, JD unfortunately suffered a flat tire and was forced
to rally from the back to salvage a tenth place performance. Complete
results from the action-packed 'Dairyland Showdown' can be viewed
online at www.woolms.com.
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
Dazzles in Pair of High-Profile Victories!!!
1, 2022) The Double L Motorsports team turned in
a very impressive week of finishes from April 26-30 by racking up
a pair of high-profile victories and two runner-up efforts across
the states of Ohio, Indiana, and Tennessee! Jonathan Davenport now
sits on three feature wins in 2022 after capturing a $22,022 top
prize in a Castrol FloRacing Night in America Series contest on
Wednesday at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana and a $25,000
payday in the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series
'Bristol Bash' opener on Friday at the dirt-covered Bristol Motor
Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. At Brownstown, Jonathan won his
heat race, took the lead on lap five of the feature, and drove to
the commanding triumph over Bobby Pierce, Mike Marlar, Brandon Overton,
and Kyle Larson. At Bristol, JD also won his heat race before leading
the final four circuits of the 30-lapper to win over Ricky Weiss,
Kyle Bronson, Scott Bloomquist, and Chris Madden.
The busy week kicked off for the #49 team at the famed
Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Tuesday night in a $22,022
to win Castrol FloRacing Night in America Series showdown. On a
rough racing surface at the "Big E," Jonathan won his
heat race and led the first eight laps of the 30-lap headliner before
finishing a strong runner-up behind only victor Kyle Larson. In
the 'Bristol Bash' finale on Saturday evening at Bristol Motor Speedway,
the Blairsville, Georgia superstar timed in second fastest during
WOOLMS qualifying prior to winning his heat race and running second
in the 30-lapper behind only $25,000 winner Ricky Weiss. Complete
results from this four-race stretch can be accessed by clicking
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
Through with $50,000 Florida Dirt Nationals Win!!
24, 2022) "Superman" Jonathan Davenport
finally broke into the win column in 2022 in a big way on Saturday
evening, April 23 at All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida! In
the 'Florida Dirt Nationals' grand finale, which was sanctioned
by the XR Super Series, Jonathan dominated the show by earning Fast
Time honors during qualifying, winning his heat race, and leading
each of the 50 circuits in the main event. At the checkers, Jonathan
was celebrating a huge $50,000 triumph over a top five that included
runner-up Kyle Strickler, Brandon Overton, Ashton Winger, and Shane
A night earlier at All-Tech in the $25,000 to win
weekend opener, Jonathan knocked down the second quickest time in
Group B during qualifying before placing second in his loaded heat
race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the
40-lap headliner, JD steered past a trio of competitors to nab a
top five behind only race winner Tim McCreadie, Kyle Strickler,
Kyle Bronson, and Brandon Overton! Complete results from both lucrative
weekend shows in the Sunshine State can be found online at www.racexr.com.
Tripleheader Headlined by Wythe Runner-Up
17, 2022) Jonathan Davenport and his #49 team ventured
to a trio of high-profile showdowns in the states of Tennessee and
Virginia from April 14-16. On Thursday night in the $20,000 to win
'Kyle Larson Presents Late Model Challenge' at Volunteer Speedway
in Bulls Gap, Tennessee, Jonathan won his heat race in preliminary
action and advanced to as high as second briefly in the 50-lap main
event. At the checkers, JD was officially placed fifth in the final
rundown behind only race winner Mike Marlar, Jimmy Owens, Scott
Bloomquist, and Kyle Larson.
Next up for Double L Motorsports to close out the
weekend were a pair of Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series program.
At Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat, Virginia on Friday evening, Jonathan
timed in second quickest overall during qualifying, won his heat
race, and later led the first 52 circuits of the 53-lap headliner.
Unfortunately, the Blairsville, Georgia standout was passed on the
final corner by $10,053 winner Brandon Overton and was paid for
a close runner-up effort.
On Saturday in the $21,000 to win 'Lil Bill Corum
Memorial' at Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee, Jonathan
was unfortunately involved in an incident with a lapped car in his
heat race and was forced to utilize a provisional. He then streaked
past fourteen competitors during the 75-lapper to salvage an eighth
place showing. Full results from all three races can be viewed online
JD Gets Top
Ten in Third Round of Bristol Dirt Nationals
3, 2022) The 2nd Annual 'Bristol Dirt Nationals'
wrapped up on April 1-2 with two more $50,000 to win throwdowns
at the dirt-covered Bristol Motor Speedway. The XR Super Series
and Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series once again co-sanctioned
all of the ground-pounding Super Late Model action at the storied
Bristol, Tennessee facility. On Friday night, Jonathan Davenport
timed in third quickest in Group A during the qualifying session
before placing second in his heat race. JD then started the 50-lap
headliner from the inside of the third row before slipping back
to finish eighth at the unfurling of the checkered flag.
All eyes were then fixated on yet another $50,000
payday on Saturday evening in the 'Bristol Dirt Nationals' finale
at “The Last Great Colosseum." Jonathan laid down the
eighth fastest lap in Group A during time trials prior to running
sixth in his loaded heat race and third in the B-Main. Unfortunately,
mechanical troubles during the 50-lapper cost the Blairsville, Georgia
standout a chance at a strong finish, as he retired on lap 33 in
the seventeenth finishing position. Jonathan wound up sixth in the
final miniseries point standings following the four Bristol races
that were held the past two weekends. Full results from the entire
weekend can be located online by clicking on www.racexr.com.
Nabs Pair of Top Fives at Bristol
27, 2022) The Double L Motorsports team made the
trek to Bristol, Tennessee over the March 25-26 weekend to compete
in the 2nd Annual 'Bristol Dirt Nationals' at the dirt-covered Bristol
Motor Speedway. The XR Super Series and Valvoline Iron-Man Late
Model Series co-sanctioned the weekend at BMS and a pair of $50,000
top prizes were up for grabs. On Friday night in the opener, Jonathan
Davenport timed in seventh quickest in Group A during qualifying,
but an incident and subsequent flat tire dropped him to ninth in
his heat race. Jonathan then rallied up to third in his B-Main and
later steered past seventeen competitors during the 50-lapper en
route to an impressive fourth place effort behind only winner Chris
Madden, Dale McDowell, and Brandon Overton!
A similar program was then held at Bristol Motor Speedway
on Saturday evening and another $50,000 winner's check was on the
line for the #49 team. Jonathan stopped the clock fifth quickest
in Group A during qualifying prior to running third in heat race
action. The Blairsville, Georgia superstar then blasted past a handful
of competitors during the 50-lap headliner to garner another fourth
place performance behind only victor Chris Ferguson, Scott Bloomquist,
and Ricky Weiss! Full results from the 'Bristol Dirt Nationals'
weekend can be found online at www.racexr.com.
Fourth in Tennessee; Third in $10k March Madness!
7, 2022) Jonathan Davenport and his #49 team invaded
Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee and Cherokee Speedway
in Gaffney, South Carolina over the March 5-6 weekend. On Saturday
in the $12,000 to win 'Tennessee Tipoff Classic' at Smoky Mountain,
Jonathan timed in second quickest in Group A during the qualifying
session prior to running second in heat race action. After starting
seventh on the grid in the 60-lap feature event, Jonathan was able
to streak past a trio of competitors en route to a strong fourth
place performance behind only victor Brandon Overton, Mike Marlar,
and Tim McCreadie.
In a daytime affair on Sunday afternoon, the Double
L Motorsports team vied for the $10,000 top prize in the annual
running of 'March Madness.' Jonathan clicked off the fastest lap
in Group B during Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) time
trials before securing a heat race triumph. The Blairsville, Georgia
standout then rolled off from the outside of the front row in the
50-lapper, but received heavy left front damage early in the contest.
He slid back to as far as sixth in the running order, but was able
to move up several spots late due to a rash of flat tires and was
eventually paid for a third place effort behind only race winner
Chris Madden and runner-up Mike Marlar! Full results from both weekend
races can be accessed online at www.smokymtnspeed.com
Invades All-Tech Raceway for Triple Shot
5, 2022) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tripleheader
at All-Tech Raceway concluded tonight with a $15,000 to win grand
finale at the Ellisville, Florida speedplant. Jonathan Davenport
clicked off the second fastest lap in Group B during the qualifying
session prior to running second in his heat race. After starting
the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the fourth row, JD blasted
past a handful of competitors during the action-packed race to land
on the podium in third behind only race winner Jimmy Owens and runner-up
(February 4, 2022) Tonight's
second leg of the 'General Tire Winter Nationals' at All-Tech Raceway
has been cancelled due to the forecasted wet weather at race time.
The $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdown at
the Ellisville, Florida facility will not be rescheduled; however,
tomorrow's weekend finale is on as scheduled and will still boast
a $15,000 top prize.
(February 3, 2022) After
a few days off following their last events at Golden Isles (GA)
Speedway, Double L Motorsports dipped south to All-Tech Raceway
tonight for the first of three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
programs at the Ellisville, Florida oval. Jonathan Davenport stopped
the clock fourth quickest in Group A during qualifying and later
ran second in his heat race. "Superman" then started the
$10,000 to win main event from the inside of the fourth row and
climbed up to as high as second in the running order. Unfortunately,
electrical woes late in the 40-lap distance forced Jonathan to limp
home third at the checkers behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard
and runner-up Devin Moran.
Kicks Off 2022 Campaign in Super Bowl of Racing
29, 2022) The three-day 'Super Bowl of Racing' at
Golden Isles Speedway wrapped up today with a $15,000 to win Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series throwdown. On a blustery day in southeast
Georgia, Jonathan Davenport posted the third quickest time in Group
A during qualifying and later ran second in heat race action. The
Blairsville, Georgia ace then advanced three spots during the course
of the 50-lap weekend finale at GIS to earn another eighth place
(January 28, 2022) Night
two of the 'Super Bowl of Racing' took center stage tonight at Golden
Isles Speedway, as the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series competed for a $12,000 windfall at the Brunswick,
Georgia facility. Jonathan Davenport timed in third fastest in Group
A during the qualifying session prior to securing a heat race triumph
in preliminary action. JD then started the 50-lap main event from
the inside of the third row and ran amongst the top five through
much of the distance before settling for an eighth place performance.
(January 27, 2022) Jonathan
Davenport and his #49 team kicked off their version of the 2022
racing season tonight, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned
their opener at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia. Jonathan
started the evening off by clicking off the eighth fastest lap in
Group A during the qualifying session before finishing second in
his loaded heat race. After starting ninth on the grid in the $10,000
to win 'Super Bowl of Racing' lid lifter, JD advanced to as high
as sixth in the running order before slipping back to ninth at the
unfurling of the checkered flag in the 40-lap affair.