By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (March 29, 2021) – In terms of final results, it was a successful weekend for Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing, but the path toward success was long and strenuous.
Dietrich, 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, Graver’s Garage, No. 48 sprint car, earned a top-ten and podium, respectively, during his weekend in Pennsylvania Posse Country, kicking things off on Friday night with an impressive rally from 24th to finish ninth at Williams Grove Speedway.
Illustrious on paper, Dietrich was actually forced to buy his main event starting position after failing to transfer through the evening’s consolation race. Brake malfunctions were the culprit, but last minute negotiations with the consolation’s sixth-place finisher allowed Dietrich to make the 25-lap finale.
A much smoother path toward success on Saturday night at the Port Royal Speedway “Speed Palace,” Dietrich turned a fifth row starting position into a podium result, ultimately climbing six spots to finish third, keeping a fast-closing Logan Wagner at bay in the final circuits.
“Double-D” was scheduled to visit Selinsgrove Speedway for “March Madness” action on Sunday, March 28, but Mother Nature ruined plans before they could begin.
“That just goes to show why working with a team that refuses to give up is so important,” Danny Dietrich said, who owns one victory in Central Pennsylvania thus far in 2021. “We couldn’t catch a break on Friday. Every time we thought things may go our way, they didn’t. But, we were able to turn a rough situation into something good and I’m proud we were able to do that. We’ll do our best to start fresh on Friday and try to get through the program a little smoother.”
Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing will continue their 2021 campaign with an Easter weekend double, first returning to the famed Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, followed by a Saturday destination that has yet to be determined. Like weeks prior, Williams Grove Speedway will award a $5,500 payday.
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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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
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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.
2021 Wins: 1 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/13)
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