Dietrich Racing News

Dietrich highlights Tuscarora starts with top-ten in Night Before the 50

September 14th, 2020

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By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (September 14, 2020) – After scratching from action during Thursday’s Tuscarora weekend opener, Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing returned to the Port Royal Speedway “Speed Palace” the following evening and entered the annual Night Before the Tuscarora 50, ultimately rebounding big from Thursday and trading in his scratch for a top-ten performance. The 12-time winner in 2020 finished ninth during the $6,000-to-win preliminary, charging ahead from 13th on the starting grid. 

Although failing to match his overall performance from one night prior, “Double-D” still managed to earn himself a spot in the Tuscarora 50 finale, capping the 50-lap, $53,000-to-win main event with a 12th-place finish after starting ninth. The Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-native earned his way into the big dance by transferring through his respective heat race. Read more »

Danny Dietrich sweeps Leiby Memorial at Lincoln; Tuscarora weekend ahead

September 8th, 2020

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By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (September 8, 2020) – Danny Dietrich’s Labor Day weekend schedule was packed to the brim, but filled with accomplishment, scoring two victories in five feature starts while finishing inside the top-ten during all five attempts. Impressive enough, Dietrich’s pair of victories occurred in the same night, sweeping the Bob Leiby Memorial twin feature program at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, September 5. 

Dietrich’s pair of Leiby Memorial wins were not easily earned, forced to charge ahead from 14th to claim the first of two $2,500 top prizes, then rallying from eighth to secure the second with a final lap pass. Read more »

Danny Dietrich reaches double-digit win mark; Four-race Labor Day weekend sweep on deck

August 31st, 2020

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By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (August 31, 2020) – Officially reaching the double-digit win mark, “Double-D” Danny Dietrich captured his tenth victory of the 2020 season over the recent weekend, scoring a $5,000 payday during All Star Circuit of Champions competition at Grandview Speedway on Thursday, August 27. 

Accomplished in dramatic fashion, to say the least, Dietrich’s winning move at Grandview occurred on the final lap, as contact between himself and race leader, Aaron Reutzel, resulted in Dietrich inheriting the top spot. The Gettysburg-native held on during the ensuing restart and now owns two All Star victories in 2020. Read more »

Dietrich unstoppable in the Pigeon Hills; Set to Challenge All Stars

August 24th, 2020

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By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (August 24, 2020) – For the third time in as many tries, and for the fifth time in 2020, “Double-D” Danny Dietrich is a main event winner at Lincoln Speedway, scoring his third in a row in fantastic fashion on Saturday evening, August 22. The Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-native started ninth on the feature grid and charged to the top in a hurry, powering his way through the field with ease and taking command by lap 11. 

Dietrich’s weekend success did not stop in the Pigeon Hills. In fact, “Double-D” kicked-off his three-race sweep with a runner-up finish at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, August 21. The 2019 Williams Grove Speedway champion started 14th on the main event grid, nearly overtaking race leader, Freddie Rahmer, in the final circuits. Read more »

Danny Dietrich qualifies for Capitani Classic main event; PA triple next

August 17th, 2020

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By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (August 17, 2020) – Despite a tough start to his One and Only/Capitani Classic outing at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, ‘Double-D’ Danny Dietrich persevered in a big way on Saturday night and earned his way into the 30-lap, $50,000-to-win Capitani Classic finale, eventually ending the evening 15th in the running order after starting 22nd. The Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-native secured his place on the Capitani Classic starting grid by way of second-place finish during evening’s B-Main. 

Danny Dietrich, an eight-time feature winner in 2020, kicked-off his weekend at the Sprint Car Capital of the World with fifth and 11th-place finishes, respectively, during B-Main action on Thursday and Friday, August 13-14. Read more »

Dietrich wins Gentzler for 50th at Lincoln; Knoxville start ahead

August 10th, 2020

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By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (August 10, 2020) – ‘Double-D’ Danny Dietrich is on a roll, scoring his fourth Central Pennsylvania victory in as many starts during the annual Hank Gentzler Memorial at the ‘Fabulous’ Lincoln Speedway on Saturday evening, August 8. The win, resulting in a $4,000 payday, was Dietrich’s fourth in the Pigeon Hills this season, as well as his 50th all-time at the speedway.
Lining up seventh on the feature grid, Dietrich was far from distracted and made moves in a hurry. By lap 24, Dietrich was all over Freddie Rahmer for the race lead, utilizing a slider at the entrance of turn one to drive up across his Lincoln Speedway rival, eventually exiting turn two at the top of the speedway and in command. Read more »