At the age of 16, Kreitz started his racing career in 1978. He raced in the Modified division at Big Diamond, Grandview Speedway and the historic Reading Fairgrounds.

Donnie’s father had been racing for many years and was the first weekly feature winner at Williams Grove Speedway.

The Sinking Spring ace made the switch to the Sprint Car division in 1983.

In his first year with United Racing Club (URC), Donnie claimed 8 wins, the Rookie of the Year award, but more importantly the Championship. While racing with URC, Donnie raced in 410 competition shows, winning twice with a 360 engine.

In the first year racing, Sprint Cars Donnie raced 28 times, capturing 10 wins and 25 top 5 finishes.

In 1985 Kreitz progressed to 410 Sprint Cars Full-time. That year, he won 10 times and captured the Selinsgrove Speedway Track Championship.

However, in just his second full season racing 410 sprint cars Kreitz was not only the Selinsgrove Track Champion again, but he also won the prestigious Kings Royal. The 1986 Kings Royal is still the highest paying Kings Royal to date. Donnie also won 17 Features and the Selinsgrove National Open that season.

In 1990 Kreitz started a streak. From 1990-93 Kreitz won 4 straight Williams Grove Speedway Championships.

Between the 1990-92 season, Kreitz claimed 56 feature wins. The 1993 season saw him the Williams Grove National Open, Port Royal Tuscarora 50, Buckeye Classic, and also a race at Huset’s Speedway in South Dakota.

In total, Donnie has 200 feature Sprint Car wins, including 12 World of Outlaw wins.

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