Davenport Ventures to Senoia for Spring Classic
23, 2017) Next up for the #49 team was a visit to
Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on Saturday evening, April 22
for the 'Spring Classic,' which was sanctioned by the Ultimate Super
Late Model Series. Jonathan Davenport timed in eighth fastest in
Group A during the qualifying session and later grabbed the second
transfer spot through his B-Main. After starting the $4,000 to win
main event from the inside of the seventh row, JD was able to climb
up to finish twelfth in the 40-lapper, which went caution-free for
the entire distance. Full results from last night's show at Senoia
can be accessed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
Runner-Up in Jack Starrette Memorial at Modoc
16, 2017) The #49 BWRC House Car Team rolled into
Modoc Raceway in Modoc, South Carolina on Saturday night, April
15 for the annual running of the 'Jack Starrette Memorial.' The
Ultimate Super Late Model Series shootout paid $5,022 to the winner.
Jonathan Davenport clicked off the quickest lap of the 20 competitors
during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors and the pole position
for the 50-lap headliner. After slipping back to third in the running
order, JD eventually recorded a strong runner-up effort in the 'Jack
Starrette Memorial' behind only victor Chris Ferguson. Full results
from last night at Modoc can be accessed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
First Victory of 2017 at Virginia Motor Speedway!
9, 2017) Jonathan Davenport and his #49 team celebrated
in victory lane for the first time in 2017 on Saturday evening,
April 8 at the pristine Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia!
In Fastrak Crate Late Model Series qualifying, Jonathan posted the
fastest lap in his group prior to scoring the victory in heat race
action. After starting the 40-lap feature from the outside of the
front row, JD officially led each and every circuit en route to
capturing the $3,000 payday ahead of Tyler Bare, Henry Hornsby,
Jr., Jensen Ford, and Matthew Nance!
In other action at VMS last night, the Ultimate Super
Late Model Series presided over the annual 'King of the Commonwealth'
and a $20,000 top prize was on the line. Jonathan clicked off the
second fastest lap in his group during time trials and later won
his loaded heat race. The Blairsville, Georgia star then led the
first lap and laps 9-27 of the 60-lapper before settling for a solid
fourth place performance behind only victor Brandon Overton, Dale
McDowell, and Mike Marlar. Full results from Virginia Motor Speedway
can be viewed online at www.vamotorspeedway.com.
Consistent During Lucas Oil Series Triple Shot
3, 2017) The BWRC House Car team tackled a trio
of lucrative Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdowns from March
31-April 2 in the states of Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. Things
kicked off on Friday night at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia,
as a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs at the Chattanooga-area
facility. Jonathan Davenport timed in tenth fastest in Group A during
qualifying and later ran second in heat race action. After starting
seventh on the grid in the 50-lap headliner and getting caught up
in a lap 19 pileup, Jonathan rebounded to salvage a steady ninth
On Saturday evening, the historic East Alabama Motor
Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama took center stage, as the annual
'Alabama Shootout' boasted a $12,000 winner's check. Jonathan placed
second in his heat race before slipping back to ninth in the final
finishing order of the 60-lapper. In the $10,000 to win tripleheader
finale on Sunday at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee,
JD finished fifth in his heat race and eventually wound up eleventh
in the 50-lap main event. The Blairsville, Georgia standout currently
sits tied for third in the latest LOLMDS point standings, but is
not expected to follow the entire tour in 2017. Full results can
be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Top Tens for
Davenport in Spring Nationals at Senoia
26, 2017) Jonathan Davenport and the #49 BWRC team
made the trek to Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on March 24-25
for the annual running of the 'Spring Nationals,' which was sanctioned
by the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series. On Friday night
in the $4,000 to win weekend opener, Jonathan ran second in his
consolation event prior to advancing up to sixth in the 40-lapper,
which went caution-free. In Saturday's $6,000 to win weekend finale
at Senoia, Jonathan posted the fourth quickest time in Group A during
qualifying, ran second in his B-Main, and wound up placing tenth
in the 50-lap headliner. Full results from the Senoia double-dip
can be accessed by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Suspension Woes Fail Davenport at Gastonia...
12, 2017) After starting out their weekend at Smoky
Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee where Jonathan Davenport
earned the fifth starting spot for the $15,000 to win 'Tennessee
Tipoff Classic' before snow showers postponed the 75-lap headliner,
the #49 team wound up at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, North Carolina
on Saturday evening, March 11. Jonathan, who showed up late to the
track after traveling from the Volunteer State, missed qualifying
prior to advancing up to third in his consolation event. After starting
the annual 'Skyler Trull Memorial' from the outside of the seventh
row, JD folded his nose under on a couple of different occasions
during the rough-and-tumble 40-lap Carolina Clash Super Late Model
Series-sanctioned feature. The Blairsville, Georgia standout eventually
retired from the $5,000 to win affair due to front end suspension
issues and was relegated to a sixteenth place performance. Full
results from yesterday's 'Skyler Trull Memorial' can be accessed
online at www.carolinaclash.com.
on Podium in $10k March Madness
(March 6, 2017) Jonathan
Davenport and the #49 BWRC House Car team rolled into North Georgia
Speedway in Chatsworth, Georgia and Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney,
South Carolina on March 4-5 for a pair of special events. On Saturday
evening at North Georgia, the Ultimate Super Late Model Series lifted
the lid to their season by sanctioning a $4,000 to win shootout.
Jonathan knocked down the seventh quickest lap during the qualifying
session, which locked him into the inside of the fourth row for
the start of the 40-lap headliner. JD then fought hard to move forward
during the main event before eventually winding up with a tenth
At Cherokee on Sunday afternoon, a $10,000 top prize
was on the line in the annual running of 'March Madness.' Jonathan
qualified fourth fastest in Group B during Southern All Stars Dirt
Racing Series (SAS) time trials and later ran second in heat race
action. After firing off from the outside of the fourth row in the
60-lapper, the Blairsville, Georgia star steered past five competitors
during the race and crossed underneath the checkers in the third
position behind only victor Ross Bailes and runner-up Mike Marlar.
Complete results from both weekend shows can be viewed online at
Climbs Eight Spots in Bubba Army Winter Nationals
19, 2017) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion
of "Speedweeks 2017" concluded tonight with a $10,000
to win affair at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. The annual
running of the 'Bubba Army Winter Nationals' drew a stellar 44 car
field to the 3/8-mile, D-shaped venue. Jonathan Davenport clicked
off the seventh fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session
prior to running fifth in his stacked heat race. Following a triumph
in his B-Main, JD drove past eight competitors during the 50-lapper
to bring home a solid ninth place showing. Jonathan leaves the "Sunshine
State" third in the latest LOLMDS point standings, but is not
expected to follow the entire tour in 2017.
Nightly Results from East Bay...
18, 2017) Tonight's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned
'Winternationals' finale at East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, which was
scheduled to pay $12,000 to win, has been washed out and will not
(February 17, 2017)
The penultimate event of the 'Winternationals' took place
earlier this evening at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida.
The points race for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series paid $10,000
to the winner and drew a stout 42 car field. Jonathan Davenport
started off his night by posting the fastest lap overall during
the qualifying session prior to grabbing the third transfer spot
through his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the inside
of the fifth row in the 50-lapper, Jonathan scooted past six competitors
during the headliner en route to a strong third place podium showing
behind only victor Scott Bloomquist and runner-up Josh Richards!
(February 16, 2017)
The 41st edition of the 'Winternationals' soldiered on
tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida, as a $7,000
top prize was on the line for the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series. Jonathan Davenport - making his first appearance
of the week at the Tampa-area facility - qualified thirteenth quickest
in Group A during time trials before running eighth in his stacked
heat race. After grabbing the third and final transfer spot through
his B-Main, JD blasted towards the front in the 45-lapper and guided
his #49 BWRC House Car into the top five at one point. At the conclusion
of the action-packed race, the Blairsville, Georgia standout was
placed ninth in the final rundown.
of Racing Nightly Results from Brunswick...
11, 2017) Night two of the 'Super Bowl of Racing'
doubleheader weekend at Golden Isles (GA) Speedway took center stage
this evening and a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series extravaganza. Jonathan Davenport posted
the tenth fastest time in Group A during qualifying prior to finishing
second in his loaded heat race. In similar fashion to last night,
JD improved two spots during the 60-lapper and was placed fifth
in the final finishing order behind only victor Josh Richards, Scott
Bloomquist, Brandon Overton, and Brian Shirley!
(February 10, 2017)
The Barry Wright Race Cars House Car team lifted the lid
to their 2017 campaign tonight in round one of the annual 'Super
Bowl of Racing' at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the $10,000 to win
opener, which drew a stout 51 car field. Jonathan Davenport laid
down the fourth quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying session
and later finished second in heat race action. After starting the
50-lap headliner from the inside of the fourth row, JD climbed up
to fifth on the one-groove racing surface and trailed only winner
Brandon Overton, Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Owens, and Brandon Sheppard
at the checkers!