Dietrich Holds Steady In National Sprint Rankings

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Danny Dietrich (48) has maintained his position at the top of the National Sprint Car Rankings this week. (Paul Arch Photo)
Danny Dietrich (48) battles Kyle Larson at Knoxville Raceway. (Paul Arch Photo)

CONCORD, N.C. — Danny Dietrich remained at the top of the National Sprint Car Rankings for the second consecutive week.

Dietrich, who has won 13 features this season, raised his number of starts to 63 races and as a result, lowered his average finish to 3.7.

Dietrich leads World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series driver Brad Sweet, who has also won 13 features, and ranks second with an average finish of 4.0 in 56 races.

World of Outlaws point leader Donny Schatz (4.420) is third, while Knoxville Nationals winner David Gravel (4.680) ranks fourth.

Rounding out the top five in the national rankings is Central Pennsylvania regular Logan Wagner, who has a 5.720 average finish in 25 starts.

Kyle Larson made his 20th start of the season and entered the top 10 in ninth position.

Dietrich leads the Eastern region on the strength of 13 victories, while other regional leaders are Buddy Kofoid (Great Lakes), Billy Balog (Great Plains), David Gravel (Northwest), Dominic Scelzi (West), Jacob Patton (Mid-America) and Carl Bowser. (Ohio-PA).

One hundred and 13 drivers have combined to win 291 features run through August 25.