Dietrich Racing News

Danny Dietrich earns three top-tens including All Star win at The Grove

August 22nd, 2017

Danny Dietrich on the gas during All Star action – Bert Wojo Images Photo Credit

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, PA (August 22, 2017) – Officially tying his 2016 season win total, “Double-D” Danny Dietrich earned his ninth victory of 2017 on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, bettering all of the invading Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions to claim the 35th Annual Jack Gunn Memorial worth $5,000. Dietrich started third on the main event grid, leading the final 12 laps to secure his second Arctic Cat All Star victory of the 2017 season.

In addition to his $5,000 victory, Dietrich scored two additional Arctic Cat All Star top-ten finishes on Thursday and Sunday, August 17 & 20. The 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 finished sixth at Grandview Speedway on Thursday, followed by an eighth place performance at Susquehanna Speedway on Sunday. Each of his additional top-ten finishes were accomplished in impressive fashion, charging forward a grand total of 11 positions. Dietrich has accumulated ten top-ten finishes against “America’s Series” in 16 main event starts.

“I think we were still a little short of our expectations, but to come out at the end of the weekend with three top-ten finishes says a lot about this team and what we are capable of doing. We really enjoy racing with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions,” Dietrich explained. “We still have a lot of season ahead of us. There are plenty of big paying races on our schedule, so we’re going to keep working towards our goal of earning 20 victories in 2017.”

Danny Dietrich will enter four events in five days during the upcoming weekend including a start at the New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, New Jersey, on Wednesday, August 23. Following his Jersey Rush start in the Tom Buch-owned No. 13, “Double-D” and Gary Kauffman Racing will visit Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, August 25, and the Trail-Way Speedway on Sunday, August 27. A plan for Saturday, August 26, will be determined later in the week.

“We want to race as much as possible and next few weeks allows that to happen,” Dietrich explained. “I can’t thank Gary Kauffman and Tom Buch enough for the opportunities that they give me. Everyone plays a huge role in both of these deals. I think we are all pretty excited to see what we can do this weekend.”

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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. Scored fifth win of the season on June 10 during Fallen Firefighters Night at Lincoln Speedway.  Scored sixth win of the season on June 24 at Lincoln Speedway. Finished second against Arctic Cat All Stars at Waynesfield (OH) Raceway Park on Wednesday, June 21. During Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek, Dietrich earned a victory at Lincoln Speedway, as well as seven other top-ten finishes including a runner-up performance at Selinsgrove Speedway. Finished fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, July 15. Charged from 16th to ninth during WoO sanctioned Silver Cup at Lernerville Speedway. Scored pair of top-five finishes during Arctic Cat All Star competition at Outlaw Speedway (fourth) and Lebanon Valley Speedway (first). Finished eighth during Capitani Classic at Knoxville (IA) Raceway. Scored top-ten during Knoxville Nationals preliminary main event (eighth), as well as Knoxville Nationals finale B-main (ninth). Earned ninth victory of the 2017 season on August 18 at Williams Grove Speedway against the Arctic Cat All Stars.

2015 Wins: 16
2016 Wins: 9 (Lincoln Speedway x2, Williams Grove Speedway x2, Selinsgrove Speedway x2, Susquehanna Speedway x2, Port Royal Speedway)
2017 Wins: 9 (Lincoln Speedway x6 including Icebreaker 30, Weldon Sterner Memorial worth $6,900, Fallen Firefighters Night worth $5,000, Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek; Williams Grove Speedway on May 26 during Charity Race worth $4,000; Arctic Cat All Star victory at Lebanon Valley Speedway worth $7,000; Arctic Cat All Star victory at Williams Grove Speedway)

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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