Name: Danny Dietrich III
Birth date: May 21st, 1988
Hometown: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Engaged to Rachael Thomas
Chassis: Maxim Chassis
Engine Builder: Don Ott Racing Engines
Car Owner: Gary Kauffman
Crew: Jake Sgrignoli, Cody Heikes, Shawn Kessel, & Chook Whitehead
Years Racing: 16
Championships: Lincoln Speedway 410 Points Champion in 2012 & HoseHeads Central Pa Points 2017
Interests: Golfing, vacationing & relaxing with friends
Favorite TV show: SportsCenter
Favorite Music: Anything
Favorite Band: Garth Brooks & Eminem
Favorite Food: Filet Mignon
Favorite Beverage: Green Tea
Favorite Restaurant: Chili’s
When and how did you get started in racing? Growing up watching my dad I always wanted to race and be as good as he was and as soon as I turned 14 he let me build a car with a 305 for 6 races in 2002.
Who had the biggest impact on your racing career and why? My Dad and Brother. Growing working on their cars really helped learn the ropes of a sprint car.
What would you be doing if you weren’t racing? Crew Chief for someone and making more time for going to the beach and golfing.
What is your favorite aspect of racing? The competitiveness of racing at such a high level.
What is your greatest accomplishment/best memory? Winning the 2016 National Open.