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May 27, 2019 - Bob Scores Runner-up Finish at Farmer City
Kicking off the Memorial Day weekend, Bob Gardner traveled to Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) on Friday evening for the regular night of racing. Following the second fastest time overall in qualifying, Gardner locked his spot into A-Main with a heat race victory. Battling with Brian Shirley for the top spot in the feature, Bob came up short at the line to place 2nd behind Shirley with Gordy Gundaker, Jason Feger, and Donny Walden rounding out the Top-5.

The following night at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Illinois) for the Memorial Day Roundup, Bob came in 2nd in his heat behind Allen Weisser which positioned him 4th on the starting grid for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Dropping six spots, Bob Gardner logged a 10th place outing.

After Mother Nature wiped out Sunday’s Midwest Big 10 Series sanctioned event at Spoon River Speedway (Canton, Illinois), Gardner followed the series to Macon Speedway (Macon, Illinois) on Monday for the $1,500 top prize. After failing to record a lap in time trials, Bob improved two spots in his heat to place 4th. Starting the finale in 12th, Bob Gardner passed one car in the 50-lapper logging a 11th place finish. (Joseph Putnam photo)

For more information on these events, please visit www.FarmerCityRacing.com and www.FairburySpeedway.com.

May 17, 2019 - Gardner Salvages 4th Place Finish at FCR
Bob Gardner visited Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) on Friday evening powering his Oberlander Electric #4G Super Late Model entry for the regular night of racing. With 16 cars registered in for action, Bob laid down the fourth fastest time overall in qualifying before picking up a heat race victory. Rolling off 2nd for the feature, Gardner shot out to an early race lead until contact with a lapped-car late in the feature dropped him back to a 4th place finish behind Allen Weisser, Mike Spatola, and Gordy Gundaker with Mike Mataragas coming in 5th.

For more information on this event, please visit www.FarmerCityRacing.com.

May 10, 2019 - Bob Gardner Lands Top 10 Finish in Crate at Farmer City
Friday night found Bob Gardner in action at Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) pulling double duty in the Farmer City 74. In a field of 52 Schaeffer’s Oil Mars Racing Series entries, Gardner ran into mechanical issues early the night that prevented him from making it out for both his heat and B-Main.

In the Crate Late Model ranks, Bob passed three cars in his heat to place 5th. Starting the feature in 10th, Gardner improved five more spots reeling in a 5th place finish behind Trevor Gundaker, Chris Dick, Dakota Ewing, and Logan Moody.

For more information on this event, please visit www.FarmerCityRacing.com.