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December 1, 2018 - 7th Place Finish in Gateway Dirt Prelim; Finishes 13th in Finale
Bob Gardner was one of 93 Super Late Models that made the trek to The Dome at America’s Center (St. Louis, Missouri) on Thursday night for the 3rd annual VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals. With qualifying on Thursday setting up heat race lineups on Friday, Bob registered the 22nd fastest time in his group.

Rolling off 4th in his heat on Friday, Gardner jumped up two spots to place 2nd behind Jeff Herzog. Earning the 11th-starting position for the $5,000-to-win preliminary feature, Bob passed four cars in the 30-lap affair reeling in a 7th place finish. (Dirtman Photography)

The following night starting on the pole of his B-Main for one final shot at the $30,000-to-win finale, Gardner cruised to a 10-lap consolation victory locking his spot into the main event. Starting in 14th, Bob Garner gained one spot in the caution-filled 40-lap finale registering a 13th place outing.

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