GETTYSBURG, Pa. (May 10, 2021) – Despite Mother Nature cutting down Danny Dietrich’s World of Outlaws tune-up plan from two races to one, “Double-D” made the most of his weekend “test session” and finished tenth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, May 8, climbing five spots from 15th to secure his 18th top-ten result of the 2021 season. With Port Royal’s cancellation padding Lincoln’s turnout, 37 sprints made the call on Saturday for the Outlaws tune-up.
“I think we wanted a little bit more out of our weekend, but we’ll work for even better results on Wednesday when the Outlaws come to town,” Dietrich said, who owns one win thus far in 2021. “We’re excited about the opportunity to race with the Outlaws all week. The atmosphere at these races are second to none and we’re going to do everything we can do defend home dirt against these guys. I’m ready to get started.”
The first World of Outlaws invasion of the season will begin with the annual Gettysburg Clash at the “Fabulous” Lincoln Speedway on Wednesday, May 12. The midweek showstopper will award a $10,000 top prize; the first and only Outlaws visit to the Pigeon Hills this season.
After an off day on Thursday, May 13, action will continue with the two-day Morgan Cup at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday and Saturday, May 14-15. Saturday’s Morgan Cup finale will go 30 laps in distance and will award a $15,000 top prize.
Danny Dietrich is a five-time winner with the Greatest Show On Dirt over the course of his career, scoring his most recent triumph during a start at Bridgeport Speedway in Bridgeport, New Jersey, on May 21, 2019. Forced to hold off Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing’s Donny Schatz to score the $10,000 victory, Dietrich led the first 32 circuits before Schatz nearly stole the show on lap 33. Dietrich persevered and regained control before the final checkers waved.
“We hope to see packed houses all week,” Dietrich continued. “Fan support plays a big role in helping Posse teams fend off the Outlaws. We couldn’t do it without them.”
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, Bowhunters Superstore, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Self Made, Graver’s Garage, Racer’s New & Used Parts Warehouse, East Park Automotive Inc., RV 4 Wheel Drive & Performance Automotive Inc., Bollinger Construction, Blud Lubricants.
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2021 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: 13 (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) (Williams Grove Speedway – July 31) (Lincoln Speedway – August 1) (Trail-Way Speedway – August 2) (Lincoln Speedway – Hank Gentzler Memorial- August 8) (Lincoln Speedway – August 22) (Grandview Speedway – All Stars – August 27) (Lincoln Speedway x2 – Bob Leiby Memorial – September 5) (Lincoln Speedway – Season Finale – October 17)
2020 Championships: Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Championship
2021 Highlights: Earned a pair of top-five finishes, highlighted with a runner-up result, during World of Outlaws and All Star Circuit of Champions competition at Volusia Speedway Park/DIRTcar Nationals. Charged from 15th to sixth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 6. Scored first victory of 2021 during Lincoln Speedway start on Saturday, March 13. Rallied from 12th to fourth during Lincoln Speedway start on March 20. Jumped from 24th to ninth during a start at Williams Grove Speedway on March 26. Rallied from ninth to third during Port Royal Speedway visit on March 27. Finished second at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, April 3. Finished eighth at Bridgeport Speedway on April 6. Charged from 14th to fourth during Port Royal Speedway start on April 10. Rallied from 21st to 11th during Lincoln Speedway start, also on April 10. Finished sixth during Port Royal’s Keith Kauffman Classic on April 17. Scored back-to-back top-fives during starts at Port Royal and Selinsgrove on April 24-25. Finished fourth from tenth at Lincoln Speedway on May 1. Finished second during the Kevin Gobrecht Classic at BAPS on May 2. Finished tenth during Lincoln’s Outlaw Tune-Up on Saturday, May 8.
2021 Wins: 1 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/13)
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