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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Dietrich 13th to fourth in Lou Blaney Memorial; Brad Doty Classic and Kings Royal ahead

 

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (July 12, 2021) – “Double-D” Danny Dietrich has certainly found his rhythm in the Buckeye State, once again translating an All Star Circuit of Champions start into a top-five outcome, this time during Sharon Speedway’s 13th Annual Lou Blaney Memorial on Saturday, July 10. To make matters more impressive, Dietrich’s top-five commenced from row seven, using the 30-lap contest to power ahead from 13th to finish fourth; there were 43 cars on hand for the $8,000-to-win program.

Certainly no stranger to the area, Dietrich is a recent All Star Circuit of Champions winner at the Sharon Speedway short track, leading every circuit of the 30-lap Ohio Sprint Speedweek contest to score a $6,000 payday. Although it was a first-ever Ohio Sprint Speedweek victory for the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-native, a first-ever Series triumph in Ohio, period, the win bumped Dietrich’s career total to 14 with America’s Series, many of which occurring in the Empire State.

“We really do love racing in Ohio, and we’ve decided to stay a little while longer,” Danny Dietrich said, driver of the Gary Kauffman Racing, 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, No. 48 sprint car. “It was a last minute decision, for the most part, but we’re going to stick around and race the Brad Doty Classic at Attica, followed by all four nights of the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway. I’m excited for the opportunity and I certainly wouldn’t be in this position without my crew, and of course, Gary Kauffman. He gives us what we need to be competitive and I am very much grateful for that.”

Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing will continue their 2021 campaign with five World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series starts in five days, all of which activating with the $10,000-to-win Brad Doty Classic at Attica Raceway Park on Tuesday, July 13. 

A short, two-hour jaunt south out of Attica will lead Dietrich to his next destination, set to spend four days at the World’s Greatest Dirt Track, Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, on Wednesday through Saturday, July 14-17.

Highlighted with a pair of six-figure paydays, Eldora Speedway’s four-day blockbuster will feature two, separate $175,000-to-win Kings Royals, the 38th Annual Kings Royal on Thursday and the 37th Annual Kings Royal on Saturday, with a pair of preliminary events, Jokers Wild on Wednesday and the Knight Before the Kings Royal on Friday, stacked in between. Each of the preliminary programs will award $10,000 paydays, creating a $380,000 potential for the five-day World of Outlaws stretch. 

SPECIAL THANKS:
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. 

SOCIAL MEDIA:
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. Also, be sure to follow Danny Dietrich online at www.dannydietrich.com, as well as on all of his available social media outlets 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, as well as online at www.dannydietrich.com/merch 

BROADCAST COVERAGE:
Watch the All Star Circuit of Champions online at www.floracing.com.
Watch the World of Outlaws online at www.dirtvision.com.
Watch Lincoln Speedway and Port Royal Speedway online at www.floracing.com.
Watch Williams Grove Speedway online at www.dirtvision.com.  

STATS:

2021 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics:
Top-5s: 25
Top-10s: 36
Wins: 2

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. Finished sixth during West Virginia Motor Speedway’s Mountaineer Nationals on Saturday, May 22. Finished second during the Yellow Breeches program at Williams Grove Speedway on May 21. Rallied from 17th to finish fourth in Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway. Finished third and seventh during stops at Williams Grove and Lincoln on Friday and Saturday, June 4-5. Capped All Star Speedweek second in championship standings. Earned Speedweek victory at Sharon Speedway on June 15. Earned All Star Speedweek top-tens at Attica Raceway Park, Fremont Speedway, Sharon Speedway, and Portsmouth Raceway Park. Capped 2021 PA Sprint Speedweek campaign with seven top-fives in eight contested events; earned 2021 PA Sprint Speedweek championship. Charged from 13th to fourth in 13th Annual Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon Speedway on Saturday, July 10.

2021 Wins: 2 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/13) (Sharon Speedway | All Stars: 6/15)

2021 Championships: Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek

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