Danny Dietrich scores first win of 2021 during Lincoln visit; Williams Grove and Port on upcoming agenda
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (March 15, 2021) – The third try was certainly the charm for Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing, as the defending Central PA Sprint Car Points Series champions officially etched the first mark in the 2021 win column, doing so with a victory at the “Fabulous” Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 13. The 30-lap triumph, during Dietrich’s third start of the year in the Pigeon Hills, was accomplished from row eight, taking command for the first time with five circuits remaining and securing a $4,000 top prize in the process.
Although unable to match his success from one night prior, Dietrich’s first start of the year at Williams Grove Speedway was impressive in its own right, eventually climbing ahead six spots to secure a tenth-place finish after starting 16th on the main event grid. Williams Grove Speedway’s season opener welcomed 32 cars and awarded a $5,500 top prize.
“That’s the weekend that we needed,” 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. “Hats off to this whole team. The first win is always the toughest one to get, but to finally get it done feels pretty good. Momentum plays a big part in this sport, so we’re going to do everything we can to harness that momentum and work toward another win next weekend.”
Dietrich’s Lincoln win bumped his career total at the Abbottstown oval to 55. Not to mention, “Double D” was also Saturday’s hard charger for advancing the most feature positions.
Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing will continue their 2021 campaign with another action-packed weekend in the Keystone State, this time focusing on starts at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, March 19, and Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 20.
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, 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.
2021 Wins: 1 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/13)
Photo Credit: Lincoln Speedway Media
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