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February 29, 2020 - 5th Place Finish in Toilet Bowl Classic at Clarksville
On Friday afternoon Bob Gardner kicked off his 2020 season at Clarksville Speedway (Clarksville, Tennessee) for the two-day Tuckassee Toilet Bowl Classic. In a field of 21 cars, Gardner secured his spot into the opening night feature with the 11th fastest lap overall in time trials. Passing three cars in the 25-lap affair, Bob scored an 8th place finish.

The following night, Bob posted the seventh fastest time overall in qualifying which positioned him seventh on the starting grid for the $7,000-to-win finale. Gaining two positions in the 30-lapper, Gardner notched a 5th place finish behind Booger Brooks, Brian Shirley, Donald McIntosh, and Dillon Tidmore. (Josh James Artwork)

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January 6, 2020 - Bob Gardner Bags One-Win 2019 Season
The 2019 season saw Bob Gardner travel to a total of 41 events behind the wheel of his Oberlander Electric No. 4 Longhorn Chassis Late Model. With Mother Nature determining the outcome of 14 of his scheduled dates, Gardner collected one win, 13 Top-5 finishes, and 21 Top-10 outings.

December 21, 2019 - Gardner Lands 11th Place Finish in Dirt Nationals Opener
Thursday evening found Bob Gardner in action at The Dome at America’s Center (St. Louis, Missouri) for the opening night of the fourth annual Arizona Sports Shirts Gateway Dirt Nationals. With a round of time trials on Thursday setting up preliminary features on Friday, Gardner recorded the 15th fastest lap in his group.

Starting in third in his heat race on Friday, Bob edged his way into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with the 3rd and final transfer spot. Rolling off 15th, Gardner gained four spots in the 25-lap affair to reel in an 11th place finish.

On Saturday evening starting in third in his B-Main for one final shot at the $30,000-to-win finale, Gardner was running in a transfer spot the entire race until another competitor slammed into him on the final corner that eliminated his chances of transferring.

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October 19, 2019 - Podium Finish in IL State Championship at Peoria Speedway
After Mother Nature postponed the event after several attempts, Bob Gardner was one of 28 Super Late Models on hand at Peoria Speedway (Peoria, Illinois) on Saturday night for the Illinois State Championship. Following the 11th fastest lap in time trials, Gardner gained two spots in the heat race to place 2nd behind Billy Drake. Earning the 6th-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Bob improve three spots reeling in a 3rd place finish behind Ryan Unzicker and Jason Feger with Matt Shannon and Todd Bennett rounding out the Top-5.

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October 12, 2019 - Gardner Invades Peach State with Lucas Oil
Saturday night saw Bob Gardner return to action at Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned Dixie Shootout. With 39 cars registered in for action, Gardner fell three spots short of a transfer position in his heat with a 7th place finish. Needing a 3rd place finish or better in his B-Main to make the $12,000-to-win A-Main, Bob logged an 8th place outing.

Sunday’s Rome Showdown at Rome Speedway (Rome, Georgia) fell victim to Mother Nature.

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September 14, 2019 - Top 5 Finish in Fall Classic at Peoria Speedway
Bob Gardner visited Peoria Speedway (Peoria, Illinois) on Saturday night for the annual Fall Classic. In a field of 24 cars, Gardner followed the up the fifth fastest lap in time trials with a 10-lap heat race victory. Starting the $2,500-to-win A-Main in 5th, Bob gained one spot in the 40-lapper to place 4th behind Mike Chasteen Jr., Billy Drake, and Todd Bennett with Charles Hess coming in 5th.

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September 7, 2019 - Gardner Attends World 100 at Eldora Speedway
On Thursday evening Bob Gardner made the trip to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) kicking off the 49th annual World 100. With 98 Super Late Models on hand for a pair of preliminary features, Gardner posted an 11th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the A-Main. Sending the Top 2, Bob logged a 9th place outing.

Returning on Friday night for another round of preliminary features, Bob held his spot for all 10-laps of heat to place 10th. Needing a 2nd place finish or better in his B-Main to make the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Gardner fell short with a 11th place finish.

Wrapping up the World 100 on Saturday afternoon, Gardner came in 10th giving him one final shot at the $52,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Transferring the Top 5 into the show, Bob recorded an 18th place outing.

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