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By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (June 1, 2020) – His first weekend as a full-time All Star Circuit of Champions competitor, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania’s Danny Dietrich put together an impressive two-day campaign at Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota, and scored back-to-back A-Main starts, finishing 12th on Friday, May 29, before nailing down a podium run on Saturday, May 30.
The podium result, Dietrich’s sixth top-five finish of the 2020 season, was the product of row two, initially fading during the 25-lap, $6,900-to-win main event before charging back for a third place outcome. ‘Double-D’ finished second during his respective heat race and dash to earn the second row starting position.
Dietrich’s 12th-place finish on Friday was the product of row eight, earning his way into the 25-lap preliminary by finishing second during his respective heat race.
Forty-three All Star sprint cars made the call on Friday and 42 entered action on Saturday.
“I think our car was pretty good all weekend. We just didn’t have the results to show for on Friday. Regardless, I’m proud of my guys. They busted their butts all weekend and it really showed on Saturday,” Danny 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 are having a lot of fun out here, but that wouldn’t be possible without Gary Kauffman’s support, and of course, the support from all of our partners. We are going to do our best to make our PA fans proud.”
Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing will continue their rookie campaign with the All Star Circuit of Champions will a trip south into Oklahoma, first visiting Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Oklahoma, on Thursday, June 4, officially commencing the 2020 edition of Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires. The Lawton visit will kick-off three straight days of action in the Sooner State with stops at Red Dirt Raceway and Outlaw Motor Speedway to follow, respectively.
With only two point races in the books, Danny Dietrich is currently fourth in the All Star Circuit of Champions driver standings, 26-points out of the top spot.
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, Start 2 Finish Complete Property Maintenance.
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.
2020 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics:
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. Finished 12th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway (48 cars) on Friday, May 8. Finished third with All Stars during first-ever visit to Park Jefferson on May 30th.