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August 25, 2017 - Gardner Rallies Into Top 10 Finish After Near Flip at FCR
Bob Gardner visited Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) on Friday evening competing in a field of 19 Super Late Models. After battling for a podium finish in his heat race, Bob suffered a flat right-rear tire that nearly tipped him over after making hard contact with the wall. Scrambling to get the car back in shape for the feature, Gardner charged from the tail of the field improving eleven spots to place 8th.

Full results from this event are available at www.FarmerCityRacing.com.

August 19, 2017 - Top 5 Finish at Peoria Speedway
Thursday night found Bob Gardner in action at Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, Illinois) for the Thursday Night Thunder. After laying down the fastest time overall in a field of 19 Super Late Models, Bob landed a 2nd place finish behind Kevin Weaver in his heat locking him into the 3rd-starting position for the feature. Destroying the rear-end deck of the car by lap 10, Gardner was an early retiree from the main event.

The following night Gardner headed to Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) competing in a field of 14 Super Late Models. Following the second quickest lap in time trials, Bob charged to a heat race win positioning him 2nd on the starting grid for the feature. Running into more trouble in the A-Main, Bob was forced pitside while leading due to brake troubles.

On Saturday Bob wrapped up the weekend at Peoria Speedway (Peoria, Illinois) for the regular night of racing. Moving up three spots in his heat race, Gardner landed a 4th place finish earning him the pole position for the feature. Hanging on to a Top 5 finish, Bob Gardner posted a 5th place spot behind Todd Bennet, Russ Adams, Matt Shannon, and Roger Rebholz.

Full results from these events are available at www.FairburySpeedway.com, www.FarmerCityRacing.com and www.PeoriaSpeedway.com.

August 5, 2017 - Pair of 4th Place Finishes Over the Weekend
Bob Gardner returned to action on Friday at Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) for the regular night of racing. Following the second fastest time in his qualifying group, Gardner registered a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Ryan Unzicker locking him into the 4th-starting spot for the feature. Holding his spot for the entire distance of the 25-lapper, Bob posted a 4th place finish behind McKay Wenger, Ryan Unzicker, and Kevin Weaver with Travis Stemler coming in 5th.

Saturday night found Gardner at Peoria Speedway (Peoria, Illinois) for the Rocket Tire Service Night. Bringing home another Top 5 finish in the A-Main, Bob posted a 4th place spot behind Billy Drake, Todd Bennet, and Roger Rebholz.

Full results from these events are available at www.FarmerCityRacing.com and www.PeoriaSpeedway.com.