Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Danny Dietrich earns third victory of season; Mansfield’s World Championship next
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (April 23, 2018) – Danny Dietrich’s last minute decision to travel to the Pigeon Hills on Saturday night worked out to be worth $3,500, not only conquering heat race competition from the last row, but moving on to lead all 25 laps during the evening’s main event to secure his second Lincoln Speedway victory of the 2018 season.
Dietrich, pilot of the Gary Kauffman Racing/Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Pace Performance/Gsell’s Whitetails/Hickory Run Orchards/Drop Of Ink Tattoo/Sweeney Cars/Self Made/No. 48 sprint car, bumped his 2018 season win total to three, adding Saturday’s Lincoln Speedway triumph to a list that already includes a Lincoln Speedway win from March 10, as well as a BAPS Motor Speedway victory from April 8.
It was Dietrich’s 40th-career win at the “Fabulous” Lincoln Speedway, now tied with Lance Dewease for eighth on the track’s all-time wins list.
“It wasn’t on our schedule originally, but the plan to go to Lincoln instead of Port Royal Speedway worked out in our favor,” Dietrich said. “I’m proud of these guys. When our schedule changes in a hurry, I can still count on my guys to be ready to go. We are heading out to Mansfield this weekend. We’ll see what we can do.”
Before earning the victory in Abbottstown, Dietrich kicked-off his recent weekend with an eighth place finish at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, April 20. Including his top-ten at The Grove, and his victory in the Pigeon Hills, the Gettysburg native now owns 12 top-ten finishes on the season.
Up next on the schedule, “Double-D” Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing will make the trek west to Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio, for the inaugural Sprint Car World Championship on Friday and Saturday, April 27-28. The weekend finale will award $100,000.
If World Championship results are less than desired on Friday, Dietrich will travel home and enter competition at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, April 28.
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, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Sweeney Cars, Self Made, Graver’s Garage, Racer’s New & Used Parts Warehouse, Bear Mountain Orchards, El Vista Orchards, Moritz Machine & Repair, Bream Orchard.
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.
2018 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics: (thru April 22, 2018)
2018 Highlights: Earned three top-ten finishes against the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 during trip to Florida in early February, all highlighted with a seventh place finish at Volusia (Fla.) Speedway Park. Earned win at Lincoln Speedway on 3/10 worth $3,500. Finished second at Lincoln Speedway during Sprint Spring Championship ($5,000). Earned pair of seventh place finishes at Williams Grove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway on April 6-7. Picked up second win of 2018 at BAPS Motor Speedway on Sunday, April 8. Finished third with All Star Circuit of Champions at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, April 13. Finished eighth at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, April 20. Earned third victory of season on Saturday, April 21, at Lincoln Speedway.
2018 Wins: 3 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/10, 4/21) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/8)