Davenport Pilots #116 to Firecracker 100 Top Five!
26, 2016) Jonathan Davenport and Randy
Weaver's #116 Dream Team invaded Lernerville Speedway in Sarver,
Pennsylvania on June 23-25 for the annual running of the 'Firecracker
100,' which was once again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws
Craftsman Late Model Series. After Thursday's preliminary program
was pushed back to Saturday afternoon due to heavy rainfall, Friday's
$6,000 to win show went off without a hitch. Jonathan ran third
in heat race action and later started the 30-lapper from the outside
of the eighth row. JD then picked off fourteen competitors during
the headliner on his way to a stellar runner-up performance behind
only victor Josh Richards!
In the rain-postponed $6,000 to win prelim on Saturday
afternoon, Jonathan unfortunately ran into problems in his heat
race and subsequently scratched from the remainder of the event.
After winning his heat race in the nightcap, the Blairsville,
Georgia star was scheduled to roll off from the outside of the
third row in the 'Firecracker 100,' which carried a stout $30,000
payday. Due to a mechanical issue on the car, Jonathan missed
driver introductions, started at the tail end of the field, and
rallied back through the pack during the 100-lap grind to salvage
a strong fifth place effort behind only race winner Scott Bloomquist,
Josh Richards, Dale McDowell, and Earl Pearson, Jr. Full results
from the long weekend in Pennsylvania can be accessed online at
Seventh in Caution-Free Clash at the Mag
19, 2016) Jonathan Davenport and the #6
team were back on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail on
June 17-18 in the annual running of the 'Clash at the Mag' at
Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi. Due to strong
thunderstorms on Friday, the two-day extravaganza was condensed
into a single-day shootout on Saturday paying $12,000 to the winner.
Jonathan knocked down the second quickest time in Group A during
qualifying prior to scoring a triumph in his stacked heat race.
After starting the 60-lap main event from the inside of the second
row, Jonathan wound up slipping back to seventh at the finish
of the caution-free affair. He still finds himself on top of the
heated LOLMDS point battle exiting Magnolia. Complete results
from the 'Clash at the Mag' can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Davenport Wins Eldora Prelim; Fourth in Dream!
12, 2016) K&L Rumley Enterprises made
the trek to the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio on June 9-11 for the 22nd edition of the 'Dirt Late Model
Dream.' Things got underway at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant
with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night,
Jonathan Davenport won his heat race and later led laps 15-25
of the main event to score his fourteenth triumph of 2016 and
the $5,000 payday over Josh Richards, Jimmy Owens, Jon Henry,
and Mike Marlar! In Friday's $10,000 to win show, Jonathan won
his heat race prior to finishing sixth in the 25-lap sprint.
When Saturday evening rolled around at the "Big
E," all eyes were fixated on the whopping $100,000 winner's
check in 'Dream XXII.' Jonathan - for the third straight night
- took the win in his heat race and later started the 100-lap
headliner from the inside of the second row. JD then hung around
the front of the stellar field early in the distance before pitting
on lap 43 to repair damage and get a new Hoosier tire. The Blairsville,
Georgia standout then rallied back through the pack to claim a
strong fourth place effort behind only victor Dennis Erb, Jr.,
Josh Richards, and Dale McDowell. Full results from the action-packed
weekend at Eldora can be found online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Runs into Trouble Late in Toyota Knoxville 50...
5, 2016) The ultra-competitive Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series took the #6 team to the bad-fast Tazewell
Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee and the venerable Florence Speedway
in Union, Kentucky over the June 3-4 weekend. At Tazewell on Friday
night, a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in the annual
running of the 'Toyota Knoxville 50.' Jonathan Davenport timed
in fifteenth quickest overall during the qualifying session, but
later stormed to the front of his heat race to score the prelim
victory. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the inside of
the second row, JD was running second late in the distance when
he unfortunately slapped the wall on the 47th circuit. Jonathan
retired from the race with damage and wound up sixteenth in the
final finishing order.
Saturday's $30,000 to win 'Ralph Latham Memorial'
at Florence was then washed out and postponed until Thursday evening,
August 11. The Blairsville, Georgia standout is still leading
the LOLMDS point standings exiting "The Taz." Full results
can be obtained by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Off Huge Holiday Weekend in Weaver's #116
30, 2016) Jonathan Davenport and Randy
Weaver's #116 team celebrated once again in victory lane together
tonight at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina!
Jonathan clicked off the fastest lap of the 26 entrants in Southern
Nationals Bonus Series qualifying and later scored the victory
in the fast dash. After rolling off from the pole position in
the Memorial Day Championship, JD took the lead on lap ten and
held the point for the remainder of the 40-lapper on his way to
capturing the $4,000 payday over David Payne, Mike Marlar, Casey
Roberts, and Kenny Collins! (Thomas
29, 2016) Following a long eleven hour
drive after last night's show at Wheatland, Jonathan Davenport
rolled into Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia tonight to pilot Randy
Weaver's #116 Longhorn machine. The Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals
tour presided over their season finale at Rome and a strong 27
car field assembled in the pit area. Jonathan swept the evening,
as he set Fast Time in qualifying, won the fast dash, and later
led all fifty circuits of the main event. JD scored his twelfth
feature win of 2016 and the $6,000 windfall over Casey Roberts,
Jason Croft, Dale McDowell, and Jason Hiett! (McLeod
Media Services Photo)
Show-Me 100 Nightly Results from Wheatland
28, 2016) The grand finale of the 24th
Annual 'Lucas Oil Show-Me 100' took place in front of a huge crowd
tonight at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Jonathan
Davenport had his sole focus set on bagging the whopping $30,000
payday that was up for grabs in the Memorial Day weekend special.
By virtue of his strong preliminary performances, Jonathan locked
himself into the outside of the front row for the 100-lap extravaganza.
JD then paced the stellar field for the first 44 circuits in the
rough and tumble 'Show-Me 100' before settling for a solid fourth
place effort behind only victor Jimmy Owens, Scott Bloomquist,
and Jesse Stovall.
27, 2016) Another $6,000 top prize was
on the line tonight at the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway
in Wheatland, Missouri in a special Tribute to Don and Billie
Gibson event, which was once again co-sanctioned by the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Jonathan
Davenport knocked down the second quickest time in Group B during
qualifying and later recorded the triumph in his loaded heat race.
JD then rolled off from the outside of the second row in the 40-lap
main event, but unfortunate power steering and brake issues helped
drop the Blairsville, Georgia standout to tenth at the checkered
26, 2016) The 24th edition of the 'Lucas
Oil Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight at the immaculate Lucas Oil
Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series co-sanctioned the 'Cowboy Classic'
prelim tonight, which drew 57 competitors to vie for the $6,000
winner's check. Jonathan Davenport clicked off the fifth fastest
lap in Group A during time trials prior to picking up the win
in heat race action. After starting the 45-lapper from the inside
of the second row, Jonathan blasted into the lead on lap two and
never looked back. At the checkers, JD celebrated his eleventh
triumph of 2016 over Jimmy Owens, Brandon Sheppard, Shannon Babb,
and Chris Brown! (Heath
Davenport Ventures to Oshkosh and LaSalle
22, 2016) The ultra-competitive Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series took the #6 K&L Rumley Enterprises
team north to Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
and LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois over the May 20-21 weekend
for a pair of pivotal point battles. On Friday night in the Badger
State, Jonathan Davenport timed in third quickest in Group B during
qualifying prior to running second in heat race action. After
starting the $10,000 to win headliner from the outside of the
third row, JD wound up exactly where he started at the conclusion
of the 50-lapper... in the sixth finishing position.
At the 1/4-mile in LaSalle on Saturday evening,
Jonathan posted the fourth fastest lap in Group B during time
trials and later ran second in his stacked heat race. The Blairsville,
Georgia ace then rolled off from the outside of the fourth row
in the $12,000 to win main event and picked off four competitors
on his way to a strong fourth place showing. At the end of sixty
green flag laps, Jonathan trailed only victor Brandon Sheppard,
Tim McCreadie, and Don O'Neal. He still finds himself on top of
the LOLMDS point standings following the doubleheader weekend.
Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Climbs to Runner-Up in $50k Buckeye Nationals!
15, 2016) Next up for the K&L Rumley
Enterprises team was a visit to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio
on May 13-14 for the inaugural running of the 'Buckeye Nationals.'
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the two-day
extravaganza, which boasted a whopping $50,000 payday and drew
a stellar field of 49 entrants. Jonathan Davenport knocked down
the fourth fastest lap in Group A during Friday's qualifying session
prior to running second in his stacked heat race. After starting
Saturday's 75-lap headliner from the inside of the fourth row,
JD worked his way up to the second position to finish a strong
runner-up behind only race winner Scott Bloomquist. Jonathan still
holds the LOLMDS point lead exiting Atomic Speedway. Full results
from the 'Buckeye Nationals' weekend can be obtained by clicking
at Granite City; Sixth at Fayetteville
(May 1, 2016)
Jonathan Davenport and the #6 team started their April
29-30 racing weekend on Friday night at Tri-City Speedway in Granite
City, Illinois. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided
over the annual running of the 'Budweiser 50' and a $10,000 winner's
check was on the line. Jonathan clicked off the quickest time
in Group B during the qualifying session and later scored the
victory in heat race action. After starting the 50-lapper from
the outside of the front row, JD led all but one circuit in the
first 42 laps despite losing brakes. With his left rear tire deflating
near the end of the 'Budweiser 50,' Jonathan held on to the second
spot to finish a strong runner-up behind only winner Scott Bloomquist.
After Saturday's scheduled LOLMDS tilt at Macon
(IL) Speedway was rained-out, the K&L Rumley Enterprises team
made the long trek to Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville,
North Carolina for a $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series shootout. Jonathan knocked down the eleventh
fastest lap overall during time trials prior to finishing fourth
in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of
the sixth row in the 50-lap headliner, "Superman" drove
all the way up to the fourth spot before eventually settling for
a sixth place performance behind only victor Willie Milliken,
Brian Shirley, Earl Pearson, Jr., Josh Richards, and Billy Moyer,
Jr. Complete results from both weekend shows can be viewed online
Rallies to Top Five in Hagerstown Visit
24, 2016) With Friday's visit to Sharon
Speedway in Hartford, Ohio wiped out by inclement weather, Jonathan
Davenport and the rest of the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series put their full weekend effort into the annual running
of the 'Stanley Schetrompf Founders Day Classic' at the legendary
Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland on Saturday, April
23. Jonathan qualified twelfth quickest in Group A during time
trials prior to placing third in heat race action. After starting
the $12,000 to win main event from the inside of the sixth row,
Jonathan marched past seven competitors during the 60-lapper on
his way to a strong fourth place effort behind only winner Gregg
Satterlee, Scott Bloomquist, and Tim McCreadie. JD still finds
himself on top of the current LOLMDS point standings exiting Hagerstown.
Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Tire Dooms Davenport in $20k Bad Boy 98...
17, 2016) The #6 team was back on the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail on April 15-16, as the nation's
premier Dirt Late Model touring series sanctioned the annual running
of the 'Bad Boy 98' at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove,
Arkansas. The two-day extravaganza drew a 45 car field to BMS
and each driver had their sights set on the hefty $20,000 winner's
check. Jonathan Davenport timed in fourth quickest in Group A
during qualifying on Friday night and later won his stacked heat
race over Steve Francis, Billy Moyer, and Darrell Lanigan.
After rolling off from the inside of the second
row in Saturday's 98-lap headliner, Jonathan ran as high as second
during the 'Bad Boy 98.' Unfortunately, a flat tire on lap 91
derailed his strong effort and the Blairsville, Georgia native
was forced to salvage an eleventh place performance. J.D. still
finds himself on top of the LOLMDS point standings following the
'Bad Boy 98.' Complete results can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Wins $12,000 in Exciting Bama Bash at EAMS!!!
3, 2016) The
K&L Rumley Enterprises team and driver Jonathan Davenport
emerged victorious in exciting fashion on Saturday evening, April
2 in the annual 'Bama Bash' at the historic East Alabama Motor
Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama! Jonathan clicked off the eighth
fastest lap overall during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying
prior to running second in heat race action. After starting the
60-lap feature event from the inside of the third row, Jonathan
came to life late in the race and swept by leader Jared Landers
on the 58th circuit. The Blairsville, Georgia star then paced
the talented field for the final three circuits to score the $12,000
windfall over Landers, Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, and Darrell
On Friday night, April 1, the current LOLMDS point
leader and his #6 team were in the pit area at Boyd's Speedway
in Ringgold, Georgia for a $10,000 to win shootout. Jonathan timed
in seventh quickest in Group A during the qualifying session and
later ran third in his loaded heat race. "Superman"
then rolled past five competitors during the 50-lap headliner
en route to a strong fourth place showing behind only victor Chris
Madden, Randy Weaver, and Jared Landers. Complete results from
both weekend battles can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.