Davenport Leads Early at Gastonia Before Tangle...
21, 2017) Jonathan Davenport and the BWRC team had
plans to follow the Ultimate Super Late Model Series schedule to
Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, North Carolina and Lavonia Speedway
in Lavonia, Georgia on May 19-20 for a pair of $4,000 to win shootouts.
On Friday night at Gastonia, Jonathan was awarded Fast Time honors
during qualifying and later led the first nine circuits of the 40-lapper.
However, a bout with a lapped car caused JD to fade back through
the field and he eventually retired shortly after the halfway mark
in the fourteenth position. Saturday's battle at Lavonia was then
washed out by inclement weather. Full results from this weekend's
action can be accessed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
Nets Seventh Place Effort in Mountain Outlaw 50
14, 2017) The #49 team and driver Jonathan Davenport
invaded Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday
night, May 13 for the annual running of the 'Mountain Outlaw 50,'
which was sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series tour and boasted a $10,000 payday. Jonathan clicked off the
fourth fastest time overall during the qualifying session prior
to scoring an impressive victory in heat race action. After drawing
the fourth starting position prior to drop of the green flag in
the 50-lap headliner, JD fought valiantly for a top five effort
before eventually winding up seventh in the final rundown. Complete
results from last night's 'Mountain Outlaw 50' can be accessed online
in Weekend Specials at Both Cherokee & Rome!
(May 8, 2017) Jonathan
Davenport and the BWRC House Car team trekked to venues in South
Carolina and Georgia over the May 5-7 weekend. On Friday night at
the renowned Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina, the World
of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series invaded town to preside over
a $10,000 to win shootout. Jonathan stopped the clock fifth fastest
overall during time trials and later ran third in his stacked heat
race. The Blairsville, Georgia standout then drove past four competitors
during the 50-lapper en route to a stellar fourth place showing
behind only winner Shane Clanton, Brandon Sheppard, and Eric Wells.
Following a rain-out on Saturday evening at Dixie
Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia, the #49 team rolled into Rome Speedway
in Rome, Georgia on Sunday for a $4,000 to win Ultimate Super Late
Model Series battle. Jonathan earned Fast Time honors during the
qualifying session and later led the first twenty-four circuits
in the headliner. At the conclusion of the 40-lap affair, JD was
officially credited with another fourth place effort behind only
victor Dale McDowell, Brandon Overton, and Donald McIntosh. Full
results from both weekend races can be found online at www.woolms.com
Follows Ultimate Tour to Dublin Motor Speedway
30, 2017) Current Ultimate Super Late Model Series
point leader Jonathan Davenport roared into Dublin Motor Speedway
in Dublin, North Carolina on April 28-29 for the annual running
of the 'Rattlesnake Rumble.' On Friday night, Jonathan laid down
the quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session and
later placed second in his stacked heat race. After starting sixth
on the grid in Saturday's $10,000 to win feature event, Jonathan
was unfortunately caught up in an early pileup and later retired
after only 39 circuits in the 50-lap affair. The Blairsville, Georgia
ace was relegated to a twelfth place showing in this year's edition
of the 'Rattlesnake Rumble.' Full results from Dublin can be viewed
by clicking on www.ultimatesupers.com.
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