Dan Kuriger voted Safest Driver by his peers
Amick Associates to present $2,500 Award at Lernerville Banquet
Sarver, PA (November 15, 2020) The ballots have been cast, the drivers of the Peoples Natural Gas DIRTcar Sprint division have spoken, and they have elected veteran driver Dan Kuriger, of Freedom, PA, as the Amick Associates Sprint Car Safety Award winner for the 2020 Lernerville Speedway Fab4 Season. Doug Amick will present Dan with a $2,500 check at this year’s annual awards banquet to commemorate the award.
Voted on by a 22-driver panel, Kuriger received four first place votes, three second places votes, and three third place votes for a total of 21 points. Kuriger’s closest competitor for the award was Wampum’s Brent Matus. Other top vote getters were Davey Jones, Jack Sodeman Jr., and Dan Shetler.
Dan Kuriger has been a steady and consistent driver in the Western PA/Eastern OH sprint car scene for more than a decade. During his career at Lernerville Speedway he has recorded three feature wins, including his first two in 2015 and most recently on May 26, 2017. Being a family owned and operated team, Dan has always understood the virtue and value of taking care of his equipment all the while fielding competitive and feature winning cars.
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