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Thursday September 23rd, 2021 4:59PM

Davenport enters rare air with fourth World 100 win

By Track PR
  Contact Editor

Jonathan Davenport grabbed the lead just past the race’s halfway point and held off a hard charging Mike Marlar to win the 50th World 100 on Saturday night at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

The win puts the Blairsville, Georgia ace in rare air, as he joins Scott Bloomquist and Donnie Moran as a four-time winner of the famed dirt track race.

Davenport scored a $53,000 payday for his efforts on Saturday night,

After starting in the sixth position, Davenport moved his way forward, cracking into the top five by lap 15. Davenport steadily moved his way through the lead pack, while ahead of him, fellow Georgian Brandon Overton moved to the lead on lap 42.

Davenport made the move to the point on a lap 55 restart, bypassing Overton in turn one. Meanwhile, 26th place starter Marlar had moved through the field. He got all the way to second place, but didn’t have enough to challenge Davenport for the win down the stretch.

Overton came home in third, with Tim McCreadie in fourth and Chris Ferguson in fifth.

Brandon Sheppard, Dale McDowell, Chris Madden, Kyle Bronson, and Frank Heckenast, Jr. rounded out the top 10.

For more information on Eldora Speedway, visit EldoraSpeedway.com.

Eldora Speedway – Rossburg, OH
World 100 – September 11, 2021

1. 49-Jonathan Davenport
2. 157-Mike Marlar
3. 76-Brandon Overton
4. 39-Tim McCreadie
5. 22F-Chris Ferguson
6. 1-Brandon Sheppard
7. 17M-Dale McDowell
8. 44-Chris Madden
9. 66-Kyle Bronson
10. 99JR-Frank Heckenast, Jr.
11. 25S-Chad Simpson
12. 0E-Rick Eckert
13. 14-Josh Richards
14. 32-Bobby Pierce
15. 8-Kyle Strickler
16. 0-Scott Bloomquist
17. 23-John Blankenship
18. 1ST-Johnny Scott
19. 11K-Austin Kirkpatrick
20. 20RT-Ricky Thornton, Jr.
21. 9-Devin Moran
22. 7-Ricky Weiss
23. 29-Darrell Lanigan
24. 11H-Spencer Hughes
25. 22-Gregg Satterlee
26. 72-Mike Norris
27. 6-Ashton Winger
28. 0NH-Nick Hoffman

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