Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Danny Dietrich highlights Sharon doubleheader with top-five during Lou Blaney Memorial
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (July 14, 2020) – Reuniting with the All Star Circuit of Champions for the first time since the Keith Kauffman Classic at Port Royal Speedway, ‘Double-D’ Danny Dietrich made the trip west to Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio, during the recent weekend and helped the traveling All Stars close-out the 2020 edition of Ohio Sprint Speedweek.
The two-day program, featuring the Lou Blaney Memorial on Saturday and Justin Snyder Salute to the Troops on Sunday, proved to be a success story for the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-native, finishing fifth and seventh, respectively, and passing more cars than most. In fact, Dietrich’s fifth-place run on Saturday was the product of row nine, eventually battling ahead 12 spots to earn his top-five appearance.
“It was a fun weekend at Sharon. I’m glad we were able to make the trip. The most important part is we were able to spend time with Derek Snyder of Sweeney and Pace Performance. He’s a big part of our team and anytime we have the chance to spend time together, we jump on the opportunity,” 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. “The only thing that could have made the weekend better is getting a win. We had the speed, we just need to put it all together next time.”
Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing will continue their 2020 campaign with an All Star Circuit of Champions tripleheader on Friday through Sunday, July 17-19. The weekend will commence with the Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, followed by the two-day Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday and Sunday.
‘Double-D’ is the defending opening night winner of the Bob Weikert Memorial.
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, Bollinger Construction.
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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: 4 (Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker – February 22) (Monarch Motor Speedway – All Stars – June 12) (Lincoln Speedway – Kevin Gobrecht Memorial – June 27) (Selinsgrove Speedway – Jan Opperman Memorial – June 28)
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. Earned first All Star victory of season during Monarch Motor Speedway visit on June 12. Earned four top-ten finishes during Thunder Through The Plains campaign. Raced from 17th to third during Lincoln Speedway feature on June 20. Capped PA Sprint Speedweek with wins at Lincoln Speedway and Selinsgrove Speedway. Earned four top-five finishes during PA Sprint Speedweek. Finished seventh at Williams Grove Speedway on July 10. Rallied to fifth with All Stars during Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon Speedway on July 11. Finished seventh with All Stars during Justin Snyder Salute to the Troops event on July 12.
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