Dietrich Racing News

Dietrich stays focused despite competition pause 

April 9th, 2020

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By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (April 9, 2020) – Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic halting short track action in its tracks, the competitive edge is far from lost, as Gettysburg, Pennsylvania’s Danny Dietrich is eager to return to action as soon as facilities are permitted to do so. Dietrich, the 2019 Central PA Sprints and Williams Grove Speedway champion, is keeping his focus on what’s ahead and preparing his team for a possible uproot if sprint car racing should resume in other areas of the country before Pennsylvania is cleared. 

In addition, it has been determined that Dietrich will take his team west in August. The plan calls for a potential return to the Sprint Car Capital of the World for the 60th running of the world-renowned Knoxville Nationals. ‘Double-D’ qualified for the 2015 Nationals A-Main and finished 15th.

“I think it’s pretty safe to assume that everyone is ready to start racing again, but all we can do right now is wait and be ready. Hopefully everyone is staying safe,” Dietrich said, driver of the Gary Kauffman Racing/Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Pace Performance/Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts/Drop Of Ink Tattoo/Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC/Self Made/No. 48 sprint car. “We had a pretty busy first month or so of racing, so the down time gave us a chance to kinda regroup and prepare for a busy spring/summer schedule. Right now, our plan is to go wherever the racing happens first. Some areas may be permitted to race sooner than others, so we’re ready to relocate if needed. We haven’t lost focus, we’re just getting antsy.” 

Danny Dietrich owns one victory thus far in 2020, that occurring during Lincoln Speedway’s annual Icebreaker on February 22. The win, his first of three consecutive top-five finishes in the Pigeon Hills this season, was worth $4,000. Dietrich’s most recent highlight was a runner-up performance at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday, March 15. 

Any Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing updates will be posted as they become available. 

SPECIAL THANKS:
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, Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Self Made, Graver’s Garage, Racer’s New & Used Parts Warehouse, El Vista Orchards.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Keep up with Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing during their entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to also follow Danny Dietrich online at www.dannydietrich.com, as well as on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/dannydietrich and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GKRracing/. Danny Dietrich/Gary Kauffman Racing apparel is now available and can be found at the track. 

STATS:

2020 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics:
Top-5s: 5
Top-10s: 6
Wins: 1

2018 Wins: 10 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/10, 4/21, 6/30, 7/2, 7/14) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/8, 9/20) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/5, 7/7) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/1)

2019 Wins: 15 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/16) (Williams Grove Speedway: 3/29) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/7) (Port Royal Speedway: 4/20) (Bridgeport Speedway [WoO]: 5/21) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/25) (Williams Grove Speedway: 5/31) (Weedsport Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/9) (Lincoln Speedway: 6/15) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/21) (Orange County Fair Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/13) (Williams Grove Speedway: 7/19) (Lincoln Speedway: 8/17) (Williams Grove Speedway: 8/30) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 11/16)

2019 Championships: Williams Grove Speedway Track Championship, Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Championship

2020 Wins: 1 (Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker – February 22)

2020 Highlights: Finished tenth against All Star Circuit of Champions at Volusia Speedway Park on February 6. Won Lincoln Speedway’s $4,000 Icebreaker on February 22. Finished second at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished third at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Finished second at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday, March 15. 

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