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vegas nov13Bobby cashed in on his biggest paying victory of his career Saturday night in the Duel in the Desert at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He started 13th in the 77-lap race and took the lead after a lap-55 restart. He pulled away late to grab a $50,000 winner's purse along with a $50,000 bonus from the Double Down Triple Crown program. "This weekend I felt like we were the fastest car. Whenever you have a really good car, the wins are going to come, and this year they definitely have," Bobby said. "This is my 21st win of the year. It's been a crazy year. With those first two World of Outlaws victories and now this, this is awesome."

fairbury jul31Bobby started on the pole and led the first 30 laps Saturday night in the annual Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury (IL) Speedway, and it looked like maybe this was the year that he finally joins his dad as winners of this prestigious event. But he lost the lead after an exciting slide-job battle with Kyle Larson and never was able to regain it. He sure made it exciting at the end of the 100 lapper, though. Charging on the outside, Bobby was within two-tenths of a second with eight laps to go, but Larson changed his preferred middle groove to the top and took away any momentum that Bobby was able to muster. He had to settle for a runner-up finish and a $15,000 payday. "I think if he would've stayed on the bottom there for one more lap, it would've gotten really interesting," Bobby said. "All in all, this is a win for us. I've kind of been struggling here; I'll take second any day. I made more money than all of these fans booing. Thanks for coming and supporting us."

tricity jul23Bobby charged from his fifth starting spot to take the lead on lap 12 and rolled to a dominating $10,000 victory Friday night at Tri-City (IL) Speedway. He lapped all but four cars in winning his 10th DIRTcar Summer Nationals race by over three seconds. “This is a long week for us and to start the week off with two wins is awesome,” said Bobby. “That was like old Tri-City there to a T. When I grew up racing here, that’s just how it was. It just fit my driving style to a T. Thanks to all my family, sponsors, and fans for all the support.”

springfield jul22Leading the final 27 laps, Bobby picked up his ninth DIRTcar Summer Nationals win Thursday night at Springfield (MO) Raceway. His 36th career tour victory puts him fourth on the all-time win list. "This win goes out to a young fan of mine who passed away a couple days ago," Bobby said. "Fly high Easton, we are thinking of you buddy."

circlecity jul14Starting on the pole, Bobby led from start to finish as he cruised to his eighth DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory Wednesday night at Circle City (IN) Raceway. His margin of victory was 7.145 seconds. “Coming here to race for the World of Outlaws show was kind of everything for tonight,” Bobby said. “I say it all the time, you gotta get your good qualifying runs in, and we did that tonight. I think running here the last time really helped that.” Bobby is now tied for fourth all-time with his 35th career tour win. “We got a long way to go before we catch Babb or Moyer,” Bobby said, “so we gotta get these W’s.”

macon jul8Inheriting the lead on the 23rd lap, Bobby led the rest of the 100-lap distance to capture his third Herald & Review 100 Thursday night at Macon (IL) Speedway. The $5,500 triumph was his seventh tour win of the season and 34th career. "It got pretty hairy in lapped traffic a few times, so I'm glad we were able to keep the nose clean and hang onto it," Bobby said.

spoonriver jul7Running second and stalking the leader lap after lap, Bobby jumped to the top of the track with six laps to go and used the high-side momentum to surge into the lead and win his sixth DIRTcar Summer Nationals race Wednesday night at Spoon River (IL) Speedway. "I knew (the high side) was possibly going to be there," Bobby said. "I ran this track a lot in Crate days and these guys make a great racetrack. Gotta give a huge thanks to my guys. They worked their butts off today. Kyle and Josh, Jeff Leka here helping out. We were down a man with my dad having surgery, so shout out to all them watching, my dad, my mom, my girlfriend. It feels great to get this win."

route66 jul2Bobby scored a flag-to-flag $10,000 victory at Route 66 (IL) Raceway Friday night. It was his third consecutive and 32nd career DIRTcar Summer Nationals win. “Man, three in a row,” Bobby said. “I really wanted it that first week and we got it done tonight. This is a really big, fast (half-mile) track and you got a lot of time to think down these straightaways. That’s not what you want as a driver, is too much time to think. We got ‘er done.”

davenport jul1Bobby cruised to his second consecutive DIRTcar Summer Nationals win Thursday night at Davenport (IA) Speedway. He took the lead on the 12th lap and drove away from the field winning by nearly five seconds. “The track really took me off guard,” Bobby said. “I didn't think it was going to be that tacky. Those first 15 laps or so it was really pretty hammer down. It eventually got pretty slick. The cushion around this place sometimes is the place to be until it falls off. Luckily, we were able to just keep enough lip up there to where I didn't fade tonight like I have when I have been here (before). It's really good to get a win. It's been a while (since winning at Davenport).”

beaverdam jun30Bobby took the lead on lap 24 and held on to take the $5,000 DIRTcar Summer Nationals win Wednesday night at Beaver Dam (WI) Raceway. His 30th career tour victory was worth $5,000. “That was a tough one for sure … one of those deals where the track was a bit tricky,” Bobby said. “I didn't really know exactly where to run. (The track) had some crumminess to it here and there. All-in-all it was a good race car I had. I have to give thanks to my dad, the guys, Josh and Kyle, and everyone watching back home."

peoria jun16Taking the lead on the 32nd circuit with an outside move down the backstretch, Bobby captured his second consecutive DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory Wednesday night at Peoria (IL) Speedway. “My dad kind of gave me the idea,” Bobby said when asked about running the outside. “He showed me with the (signal) sticks there to possibly try it out, (but) I mean, I wasn’t gonna ride in second, that’s for sure. I was gonna end up trying it. Two-for-two so far is pretty good. Hopefully we keep it going.”

brownstown jun15After leading the first 18 laps of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals opener Tuesday night, Bobby briefly lost the top spot but quickly gained it back on lap 22 and stayed out front the rest of the way to pick up the $5,000 victory at Brownstown (IN) Speedway. "Man, that was a battle. I was kind of a sitting duck, I felt like. Man, every lap I was watching my dad on the backstretch (providing signals)," Bobby said. "That was a race. I was pretty nervous. I didn't think we were going to hang onto it. About lap 10, I was kind of feeling like I was struggling, so I knew 30 laps to go it was going to be a long race."

tricity may25Starting on the pole, Bobby led all 40 laps Tuesday night to score the $10,000 Castrol FloRacing Night in America win, his 30th career Late Model victory at Tri-City (IL) Speedway. He was never challenged as he took the checkers over four seconds ahead of Davenport. "I was pretty nervous," Bobby said. "The main reason I'm out of breath, you know, I had a pretty good guy running second behind me. Strong field, and you know you are doing something right when you can outrun the 49 and 6 car this season! So awesome to win in front of a packed house and so many people watching from home. Big shoutout to my dad building an awesome car, it was flawless tonight! Big thanks to my crew...they have worked so hard and deserve this. Also, thanks to all my sponsors and fans, you guys keep us going! -- Jacob Dearing Photo

boone may1Bobby cashed in on a $30,000 payday Saturday night in the Hawkeye 100 at Boone (IA) Speedway. Taking the lead on the 30th lap, he led the rest of the 100-lap distance to score his second big-money victory of the season. "This is awesome,” Bobby said. “Thirty grand and another World of Outlaws win.” While running fifth on lap 20, Bobby anticipated the track would soon lock down so he made his move to the front. “I felt it take a little bit of rubber off two early on,” explained Bobby. “Right then, I knew if we were gonna get it, we had to get it right then.” Once out front, he was able to navigate through traffic and hold on for the win. Bobby has been successful in his career in longer distance races, and Saturday night's 100-lap triumph followed up his 75-lap win in April. “I’ve always liked the longer races, it gives me time to figure out the racetrack,” Bobby said. “There’s something about the 100-lap races because it gives me time to work.” -- Jacy Norgaard Photo

farmercity apr3Leading the first 70 laps in the annual Illini 100 Saturday night at Farmer City (IL) Raceway, Bobby looked to be on his way to his first Illini 100 win until a late caution with five laps to go. On the restart, he lost the lead, but was not going to be denied this time as he made a daring move entering turn three, sliding in the front of the leader as they came to the white flag, and held on to record his first career World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory and a $20,000 payday! "It was probably one of the most exciting finishes I’ve ever had," Bobby said. "Luckily we pulled it off. Just the right amount of laps left to do it and have the last lap to seal the deal there. Just to get it for myself, but my family and friends too. They’ve wanted it as bad as me. They know I’ve been so close. It’s just crazy to finally get it. It feels like the World 100, it really does. Man, I’m shaking. This is awesome." -- Jacy Norgaard Photo

bristol mar19Bobby finished fourth in the inaugural Bristol Dirt Nationals Saturday night at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway. He started fifth in the 40-lap feature. "Overall, a pretty solid weekend," Bobby said. "Want to thank each and every fan who purchased something from our apparel trailer! You guys are awesome!" -- Josh James Photo

volusia feb9Bobby raced with a heavy heart Tuesday night at Volusia as his aunt Jen passed away earlier in the day. He was determined to win the race in her honor...and he did just that. Starting on the pole, he led all 30 laps as he took the checkers eight-tenths of a second ahead of Moran. "What a wave of emotions the past couple days," Bobby said. "Wanted to get the win for her tonight and was able to get it done! I had an angel in the cockpit, as she was for sure riding with me tonight." -- Josh James Photo

bubba feb2Bobby finished second after leading 13 laps Tuesday night at Bubba (FL) Raceway Park. He started third in the 40-lap Lucas Oil Series race and took the lead on the ninth circuit. He finished 0.5 seconds behind at the checkers. “Getting second here, the third time I’ve raced this track is pretty good,” Bobby said. "Again, we had an awesome car. Very proud of the direction my team is going!" -- Heath Lawson Photo

arizona jan17Bobby completed the six-race Wild West Shootout on Sunday with his third top-five finish. For the week, he had one fast time (overall) award, three heat race wins, and one pole award. He also suffered three DNFs, with one coming while running third on Saturday night. "We had three top-fives and three DNFs and every night I feel like we could have been up front," Bobby said. "It was a lot of fun and we learned a lot!" -- Fizzle Photo

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