Davenport pockets $5,000 at Swainsboro's Turkey 100
SWAINSBORO, Ga. (Nov. 27-28) — Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., outdueled Dennis Franklin of Gaffney, S.C., for a 40-lap victory in the Crate Late Model portion of Swainsboro Raceway’s Turkey 100. Davenport earned $5,000 for the unsanctioned victory.
Franklin settled for second with hometown driver Jeremy Faircloth in third. Brandon Overton of Appling, Ga., and Brian Connor of Martinez, Ga. Hunter Peacock of Gray, Ga., ran third early in the race but dropped out on lap 14 with mechanical problems.
Only five cars finished on the lead lap in a race where 27 cars started.
Turkey 100: (1) Jonathan Davenport, (2) Dennis Franklin, (3) Jeremy Faircloth, (4) Brandon Overton, (5) Brian Connor, (6) Jimmy Sharpe Sr., (7) Daniel Baggerly, (8) Skeeter Redmon, (9) Marc Collins, (10) Mike Parkerson, (11) Henry Carter, (12) Donnie Austin, (13) Terry Lumley, (14) Dana Eiland, (15) Lark Haskins, (16) Hunter Peacock, (17) John Henderson, (18) Albert Cosnahan, (19) Tommy Hadden, (20) Chris Taylor, (21) Bill Morgan, (22) Jimmy Maness, (23) Jordy Nipper, (24) Ches Chester, (25) Brian Ligon, (26) Wendell Chavous, (27) Wesley Beasley.