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Davenport Wins Second Straight USA Nationals at Cedar Lake 

NEW RICHMOND, WI – AUGUST 7, 2022 – Jonathan Davenport added another piece of history to his impressive 2022 resume Saturday night at Cedar Lake Speedway. The Blairsville, GA driver held off Chris Madden in the final 10 laps Saturday at Cedar Lake to win his second consecutive USA Nationals, joining Billy Moyer and Jackie Boggs as the only drivers to win the event in back-to-back season...

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Davenport soars to Hawkeye 50 victory at Boone Speedway

BOONE, IA – July 25, 2022 – The term “faster than a speeding bullet” has been used to describe Superman since the 1940s. It’s only fitting that Jonathan Davenport lived up to that tagline Monday night at Boone Speedway.  “Superman” wasted no time getting to the front, blasting off from his fourth-place starting position to take the lead from Tyler Bruening on Lap 3. From there, he cruised th...

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MARATHON MILLIONAIRE: Davenport Holds Off Madden for Eldora Million Triumph

ROSSBURG, OH – JUNE 9, 2022 –Jonathan Davenport’s racing career can be summed up in two words. Battle-tested.  From his early struggles on asphalt to his crown jewel wins on dirt, the Blairsville, GA driver has overcome them all.   That’s why it’s only fitting Superman” faced another battle Thursday at Eldora Speedway to conquer the wealthiest prize in dirt Late Model histo...

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DENNIS STRIKES BACK: Erb Wins Connor Bobik Memorial at Marion Center

MARION CENTER, PA – May 20, 2022 – Dennis Erb Jr. proved one thing to the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model field Friday at Marion Center Raceway. The road to a World of Outlaws Championship goes through Carpentersville, IL, in 2022.  One night after finishing second to kick off a three-race Pennsylvania swing, the current Series points leader struck back with a ve...

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RING THE BELL: Dale McDowell wins emotional season-opener at Sunshine Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 21, 2022 – After four months of being out of a race car, Dale McDowell got to ring a victorious bell Friday evening at Volusia Speedway Park – its significance twofold. It was a bell rung with a straw hat and a checkered flag, signifying his victory during the World of Outlaws Late Model season-opener at the Sunshine Nationals. But also, to further signify his victorio...

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TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD: Erb scores third win of the season at River Cities

GRAND FORKS, ND – JULY 17, 2021 – Dennis Erb Jr. is no stranger to Victory Lane with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models. But how he won Friday’s Feature at River Cities Speedway was unexpected. The Carpentersville, IL driver didn’t use his preferred inside lane, instead of going to the top en route to his third Series win of 2021. Erb made decided to stay there because of how ...

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WAVES OF EMOTION: Erb holds on for Victory at Jackson

JACKSON, MN – JULY 10, 2021 – Dennis Erb Jr. isn’t someone who’s known for showing emotion. But you wouldn’t know it Saturday at Jackson Motorplex after he won his second Morton Buildings Feature of the season.  The Carpentersville, IL driver climbed to the roof of his car, throwing two fist pumps into the sky to celebrate his triumph.  But those joyful emotions quickly tur...

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TAKE FIVE: Sheppard holds on for fifth at “The Dream”

ROSSBURG, OH – JUNE 10, 2021 – Leading a 100-lap race can be a blessing and a curse, especially during a crown jewel. Thursday’s 27th Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway was no different. The race began on a good note for three-time and defending Series champion Brandon Sheppard. He started on the pole and led the first 60 laps of the DIRTcar sanctioned event. But Lap 61 is when thin...

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