Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) has announced that Jonathan Davenport will join the field in the SRX season finale at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on August 17th. This will be Davenport’s SRX debut. Davenport, a native of Blairsville, Georgia, is regarded as one of the top Dirt Late Model drivers in the country. Davenport has five World 100 victories, in addition to three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Championships.
“It’s pretty exciting to get a call from SRX inviting me to race with some of the best drivers in the country from such different racing backgrounds on dirt at Lucas Oil Speedway next week,” said Jonathan Davenport.
“SRX wins with Jonathan Davenport stepping into the seat of one of our cars at Lucas Oil Speedway,” said Don Hawk, SRX Chief Executive Officer. “He is a multiple time Champion who steps up in big race scenarios. I expect him to do the same as he battles some the very best at Lucas Oil Speedway.”
SRX will air on six consecutive Thursday nights at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN and the ESPN App, bringing back the iconic “ESPN Thursday Night Thunder” branding
Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) was created by Sandy Montag and The Montag Group, Investor and former NASCAR COO, George Pyne, NASCAR Hall of Famer and legendary driver Tony Stewart, and NASCAR Hall of Fame Crew Chief and Owner Ray Evernham. Over the first two seasons of SRX, the six- race series has featured drivers from a variety of racing backgrounds with an emphasis on champion-level drivers. SRX has seen some of the sport’s biggest names compete including: Tony Stewart, Bill Elliott, Chase Elliott, Tony Kanaan, Paul Tracy, Bobby Labonte, Willy T. Ribbs, Hailie Deegan, Ryan Blaney, Ryan Newman, Greg Biffle, Marco Andretti, Matt Kenseth, Michael Waltrip, Josef Newgarden, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Helio Castroneves, and many more.
In 2022, the series field featured a total of five NASCAR Cup Series Championships, three IndyCar Series Championships, four Daytona 500 Winners, five Indianapolis 500 Winners and four NASCAR Hall of Fame Drivers. Tony Stewart claimed the inaugural SRX Championship in 2021, and Marco Andretti claimed the 2022 Championship.
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