ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. – Kyle Larson trimmed Danny Dietrich’s lead atop the Pennsylvania Speedweek presented by Red Robin point standings on Monday night at Lincoln Speedway.
Larson, who entered the fourth round of action trailing by more than 40 points, left the three-eighths-mile oval behind Dietrich by only 24 with five nights of racing still ahead.
Dietrich heads Larson 608 to 584 in the numerical tally.
Freddie Rahmer still sits third, 81 points adrift of the top spot, with Rico Abreu climbing up to fourth with 523 points and suddenly has an outside shot at contending for the title if he can put together a strong second half of the week.
Ryan Smith ranks fifth (487) in the Heffner Racing No. 27, followed by Brent Marks (462), Brock Zearfoss (423), Lucas Wolfe (360), Lance Dewease (325) and Kyle Moody (322).
It’s worth noting that despite only contesting two of the four rounds so far, Dewease remains in the top 10 in overall Speedweek points with the Don Kreitz Jr.-owned No. 69k.
Pennsylvania Speedweek shifts to Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night for the $10,000-to-win Hodnett Cup, honoring the legacy and career of the late Greg Hodnett, who passed away in the fall of 2018 and was elected to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in January.
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