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May 28, 2017 - Top 5 Finish in Secondary Car at Spoon River Speedway
After Mother Nature cancelled Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) on Friday night, Bob Gardner opened the Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday at Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Fairbury, Illinois) for the Memorial Day Roundup. Starting the night off with sixth fastest time in a field of 22 Super Late Models, Bob went on to lock his spot into the feature with a 3rd place finish in his heat race. With $2,000 on the line, Gardner fell three spots in the 30-lapper registering a 12th place outing.

On Sunday night Bob broke out his secondary car for the $1,500-to win special at Spoon River Speedway (Canton, Illinois). Following a 4th place finish in his heat race, Gardner improved seven spots in the A-Main reeling in a 4th place finish behind Mike Spatola, Ryan Unzicker, and Kolby Vandenbergh with Rick Standridge coming in 5th.

Full results from these events are available at and

May 18, 2017 - The Pink Panther Goes Cyber
Washington, Illinois racer, Bob Gardner is the latest addition to the MSR Mafia team and has launched a brand-new website at

Known as "The Pink Panther," Bob started his career with a successful career in Motorcross before making the jump to the Dirt Late Model ranks.

He is currently in his ninth year of Dirt Late Model racing and pilots the Oberlander Electric #4G Longhorn Chassis/ Pro Power Racing Engine Super Late Model. He's had a busy start to the season with over 20 events already competed across the country. (Heath Lawson photo)

The team is currently gearing up for a busy summer, which will say Bob chasing the DIRTcar Summernationals title.

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