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  1. Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In October

    Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In October

    Nov 2, 2021

    From the Speed Showcase 200 at Port Royal to the Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth Raceway Park and Trophy Cup at Thunderbowl Raceway, October was a month filled with big-money races on dirt.
  2. Davenport Charges For Castrol FloRacing Night in America Volunteer Victory

    Davenport Charges For Castrol FloRacing Night in America Volunteer Victory

    Oct 21, 2021

    BULLS GAP, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2021) — With a $10,000 victory that clinched a $20,000 championship, Jonathan Davenport had a profitable night at Volunteer Speedway on Wednesday. But claiming the combined $30,000 payday was far from easy for the Dirt Late Model superstar from Blairsville, Ga.Mastering a tricky track surface and surviving heavy lapped traffic, the fourth-starting Davenport used a bold turn-four slide job to take the lead from polesitter Ross Bailes of Clover, S.C., on lap 27 of Wednesday’s 40-lap Castrol®FloRacing Night in America feature at Volunteer’s high-banked third-mile oval and pulled away from Kyle Larson of Elk Grove, Calif., through the race’s closing circuits on his way to earning his 24th overall victory of the 2021 season. Davenport, who became the first-year tour’s first repeat winner in seven races, mathematically clinched the Castrol® FloRacing tour’s championship with one race remaining on the schedule.
  3. Star-Studded Entry List For Wednesday's Castrol FloRacing Night In America

    Star-Studded Entry List For Wednesday's Castrol FloRacing Night In America

    Oct 19, 2021

    With two races remaining on the 2021 schedule, Castrol FloRacing Night in America invades Tennessee's Volunteer Speedway on Wednesday night for a $10,000-to-win main event. The entry list for the race includes some of the best drivers from the Volunteer State, as well as the biggest names on the national Dirt Late Model scene.
  4. Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In September

    Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In September

    Oct 5, 2021

    From the World 100s and 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway to the Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway and Fonda 200 at Fonda Speedway, September was a big month of racing for dirt racers in America.
  5. Jonathan Davenport Plays Chess, Not Checkers At Eldora

    Jonathan Davenport Plays Chess, Not Checkers At Eldora

    Sep 15, 2021

    ROSSBURG, Ohio — Jonathan Davenport knows what it takes to win crown jewel events at Eldora Speedway.
  6. Davenport, Larson & More Expected For Castrol® FloRacing Night In America

    Davenport, Larson & More Expected For Castrol® FloRacing Night In America

    Sep 13, 2021

    Monday night is Castrol® FloRacing Night in America at Fairbury Speedway and live on FloRacing. A strong contingent of the best Dirt Late Model racers in the country will be joined by NASCAR star Kyle Larson for the second running of "One for the Road," paying $15,000 to the race winner.
  7. Jonathan Davenport Halts Brandon Overton's Streak At Eldora

    Jonathan Davenport Halts Brandon Overton's Streak At Eldora

    Sep 13, 2021

    ROSSBURG, Ohio — Surely Eldora Speedway's running of the 50th annual World 100 provided plenty of motivation for Jonathan Davenport.
  8. 2021 Double Dream Weekend Earnings

    2021 Double Dream Weekend Earnings

    Sep 7, 2021

    Brandon Overton stole the lion's share of the money (38 percent!) during Eldora Speedway's Double Dream weekend, but other drivers still left with some healthy earnings totals. Check out the full breakdown of feature purse earnings from June's lucrative weekend:
  9. Eldora Late Model Crown Jewel Lap Leaders

    Eldora Late Model Crown Jewel Lap Leaders

    Sep 7, 2021

    Who tops the all-time list of laps led in the Late Model crown jewel events at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio? Check out the historical breakdown in the table below:
  10. Jonathan Davenport Eyeing Superman-Like Feat At World 100s

    Jonathan Davenport Eyeing Superman-Like Feat At World 100s

    Aug 25, 2021

    Favorites come and favorites go at Eldora Speedway, but when the World 100 rolls around, Jonathan Davenport is seemingly always in the conversation.
  11. Best Five-Year Stretches At The World 100

    Best Five-Year Stretches At The World 100

    Aug 1, 2021

    Jonathan Davenport’s three World 100 victories in five seasons (2015-2019) prompted the DirtonDirt staff to look into the best five-year streaks in the history of Dirt Late Model racing’s most prestigious event. The Blairsville, Ga.’s success at Eldora Speedway going back to 2015 is no doubt impressive, but it falls shy of several other race winners.
  12. Notebook: Thursday's 27th Dirt Late Model Dream

    Notebook: Thursday's 27th Dirt Late Model Dream

    Jun 11, 2021

    ROSSBURG, Ohio — Kyle Bronson's run during Thursday's Dream XXVII at Eldora Speedway was one of extremes. At times the Brandon, Fla., driver had the fastest car on the track and appeared to be destined to go to the front. At other times he struggled with poor restarts or got out of shape, dropping seemingly out of contention before fighting back again.
  13. Eldora's Prelim Winners Continue Data Collection

    Eldora's Prelim Winners Continue Data Collection

    Jun 10, 2021

    ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 9) — Jonathan Davenport and Brandon Overton just wanted to use Wednesday’s Dream XXVII preliminary program at Eldora Speedway as a tuneup for Thursday’s 100-lap, $127,000-to-win finale. Winning the 25-lap features would be gravy.
  14. Column: For Dreams, Jonathan Davenport Gets In Eldora Zone

    Column: For Dreams, Jonathan Davenport Gets In Eldora Zone

    Jun 9, 2021

    It’s Dirt Late Model Dream Week — make that “double” Dream Week this year — at Eldora Speedway, which means that Jonathan Davenport isn’t his usual self. He’s squarely in the midst of his twice-annual transformation into a hungry animal craving the Rossburg, Ohio, track’s crown-jewel meat.
  15. Eldora Invitational Trivia

    Eldora Invitational Trivia

    Jun 6, 2021

    How well do you recall Eldora Speedway’s 2020 Dirt Late Model invitationals? Check your knowledge with 13 trivia questions on the Stream and Intercontinental Classic, which boasted six fan-less events including four $10,000-to-win preliminaries and two $50,000-to-win finales (answers included at the bottom):