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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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:
  5. 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:
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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):
  12. Davenport Leads Marlar, Kyle Larson To Castrol® FloRacing At Tri-City

    Davenport Leads Marlar, Kyle Larson To Castrol® FloRacing At Tri-City

    May 24, 2021

    Another race, another incredible field of contestants, and another great night of racing is sure to make your Tuesday terrific as the Castrol® FloRacing Night in America series heads to Tri-City Speedway for a $10,000-to-win super late model midweek special. Jonathan Davenport holds the Castrol® FloRacing points chase firmly in grasp with a 36-point lead over second-place Devin Moran. Mike Marlar is steadily climbing in the points chase and is only six points behind Moran. World of Outlaws points leader Brandon Sheppard will be aboard his family-owned #B5 Rocket. Kyle Larson returns to try and go back-to-back after winning round #3 at the Brownstown Speedway. Hometown heroes and brothers Gordy and Trevor Gundaker will compete at their family-owned track along with young gun Hudson O'Neal, Boom Briggs and more!
  13. Sheppard, Kyle Larson Among Expected Castrol® FloRacing Brownstown Entries

    Sheppard, Kyle Larson Among Expected Castrol® FloRacing Brownstown Entries

    May 10, 2021

    Another loaded field is shaping up for Wednesday's third round of Castrol FloRacing Night in America as the series heads to Brownstown Speedway for a $10,000-to-win super late model midweek special. Castrol FloRacing points leader Jonathan Davenport returns to action along with Atomic victor Devin Moran. They are joined by Elk Grove, CA's Kyle Larson, again paired with the potent Kevin Rumley #6 Longhorn, and World of Outlaws points leader Brandon Sheppard aboard his family owned #b5 Rocket. National stars Tyler Erb and Ricky Thornton Jr., along with Brownstown standout Devin Gilpin and many more will also be in action.
  14. Column: West Virginia Motor Speedway Throng Enjoys Grand Reopening

    Column: West Virginia Motor Speedway Throng Enjoys Grand Reopening

    Apr 29, 2021

    As race time approached for Sunday’s grand reopening of West Virginia Motor Speedway, Cody Watson, the young promoter who had the vision to bring the Mineral Wells track back from the dead, glanced across the expansive grounds at the facility’s iconic terraced hillside seating area and almost couldn’t believe his eyes.
  15. Jonathan Davenport, Moran, Erb Headline Return to WVMS

    Jonathan Davenport, Moran, Erb Headline Return to WVMS

    Apr 25, 2021

    The Valvoline Iron-Man Northern Series kicks off its season Sunday for the 'Return to West Virginia Motor Speedway' with a 30-lap, $8,000-to-win event. Another stacked field is expected to tackle the revamped facility that has sat dormant for eight seasons. Donnie Moran was victorious at one of the last Late Model special events held at the track before it near, decade-long hiatus. His son Devin Moran, Jonathan Davenport, Brandon Overton, and Tyler Erb are among the expected entries. Promoter and general manager Cody Watson has spent the better part of the last year restoring the track to its original 5/8-mile configuration. The Steel Block Late Model Series is also on the card competing in a $2,000-to-win event. Tune in at 6:00pm ET for live coverage on FloRacing.