Dietrich Racing News

Danny Dietrich ends weekend with pair of runner-up finishes

June 5th, 2017

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, PA (June 5, 2017) – “Double-D” Danny Dietrich ended his recent weekend of competition on the podium twice, scoring back-to-back runner-up finishes during action at Williams Grove (PA) Speedway and Port Royal (PA) Speedway on Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, respectively. Dietrich, who is currently on top of the Central PA Sprint Series presented by point standings, has been on the podium three times at Williams Grove Speedway in 2017, also earning prior podiums at Port Royal Speedway, one of which during Bob Weikert Memorial weekend.

“We were close again, just not close enough,” Danny Dietrich explained. “We’ll never be disappointed with runner-up finishes, but we want to be back on top. Regardless, I’m proud of everyone involved. I have a great crew and an amazing fan base. We have big things coming ahead. It’s going to be a great month of June.”

Danny Dietrich will continue his 2017 campaign with a Central Pennsylvania triple-header comprised of events at Susquehanna Speedway, Williams Grove Speedway and Lincoln Speedway on Thursday through Saturday, June 8-10, respectively. The three-race weekend will commence on Thursday evening with Night at Susquehanna Speedway in York Haven.

Dietrich, pilot of the Gary Kauffman Racing/Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Pace Performance/Gsell’s Whitetails/Hickory Run Orchards/Carlisle Auto Salvage/CATS Used Truck Parts/Drop Of Ink Tattoo/Bowman Block & Head Repair/Sweeney Cars/Self Made/No. 48, will enter the weekend with four victories on the season, three of which at Lincoln Speedway in the Pigeon Hills.

Looking ahead, Dietrich will soon join the USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car Series for events in Central Pennsylvania during the Series’ annual Eastern Storm, piloting the familiar Tom Buch-owned No. 13 against some of the most competitive non-wing racers in the world.

“We have a big weekend ahead, followed by an even bigger week,” Dietrich said. “I’m excited for the opportunity to race with the wing off in a few weeks. It should be a lot of fun.”

Recent Highlights: Finished eighth against Arctic Cat All Stars at Bubba Raceway Park to launch 2017 season. Earned top-ten finish against World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on Sunday afternoon, February 19. Earned Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker 30 victory worth $4,000 on Saturday, February 25. Earned Lincoln Speedway victory on Saturday, March 25. Finished ninth against Arctic Cat All Stars at Atomic Speedway on April 9. Recorded a Central PA podium sweep at Williams Grove (2nd) and Lincoln Speedway (3rd) on April 14-15. Earned Weldon Sterner Memorial victory at Lincoln Speedway on April 29 worth $6,900. Finished third during Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway with World of Outlaws on May 17. Earned victory at Williams Grove Speedway on May 26 during Charity event. Finished fourth during Bob Weikert Memorial finale at Port Royal Speedway on May 29. Finished second during Bob Weikert Memorial preliminary on Saturday, May 27. Finished second on back-to-back nights at Williams Grove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway on Friday and Saturday, June 2-3.

2015 Wins: 16
2016 Wins: 9 (Lincoln Speedway x2, Williams Grove Speedway x2, Selinsgrove Speedway x2, Susquehanna Speedway x2, Port Royal Speedway)
2017 Wins: 4 (Lincoln Speedway x3 including Icebreaker 30, Weldon Sterner Memorial worth $6,900; Williams Grove Speedway on May 26 during Charity Race worth $4,000)

Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Weikert’s Livestock, Sandoe’s Fruit Market, Pace Performance, Gsell’s Whitetails, Hickory Run Orchards, Carlisle Auto Salvage, CATS Used Truck Parts, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Bowman Block & Head Repair, Sweeney Cars, Self Made, Graver’s Garage, Racer’s New & Used Parts Warehouse, B&C Auto Menders, Bear Mountain Orchards, El Vista Orchards, Moritz Machine & Repair, Bream Orchard.

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