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27 y/o Bobby Pierce Turning Setback into Finding Motivation After a Hefty Penalty

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Bobby Pierce is certainly making waves in the racing world this season! His recent victory at the Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway showcases his determination and skill. But what’s driving him? , Bobby Pierce faced a suspension and penalty in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series due to a failed tire test.

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After the hefty penalty that affected the driver and the team as he said in a post shared by FloRacing, “πΌβ€™π‘š 𝑑𝑒𝑓𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑑𝑒𝑙𝑦 π‘‘π‘Ÿπ‘–π‘£π‘–π‘›π‘” π‘€π‘–π‘‘β„Ž π‘Ž π‘β„Žπ‘–π‘ π‘œπ‘› π‘šπ‘¦ π‘ β„Žπ‘œπ‘’π‘™π‘‘π‘’π‘Ÿ π‘Ÿπ‘–π‘”β„Žπ‘‘ π‘›π‘œπ‘€. π‘‡β„Žπ‘’π‘Ÿπ‘’β€™π‘  π‘›π‘œ π‘‘π‘œπ‘’π‘π‘‘. π‘Œπ‘œπ‘’ π‘π‘Žπ‘›β€™π‘‘ 𝑑𝑒𝑛𝑦 π‘‘β„Žπ‘Žπ‘‘.”

But he also mentioned he has the reason and motivation for the upcoming events by saying.Β β€œWe’re hungry and motivated.

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β€œI mean, I did say at the beginning of the year I want to win 50 races,” the already 10-time winner this year said with a grin. “So, we have to get on it if we want to win 50. That was another one of those, like, kind of joking (remarks). But if it happens, man, that’d be sick. You know I’ll be trying.”

The hefty penalty forΒ Bobby Pierce

Bobby Pierce

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After competing in the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model event on February 16, 2024, at Volusia Speedway Park, a tire sample was taken from Bobby Pierce’s car for testing.Β The independent laboratory found that the tire did not match or conform to the benchmarks provided by Hoosier Tire Company.

They got huge penalties for the violation that included Disqualification from the event. A fine totaling $8,400, which includes a $1,000 fine, a $400 tire analysis fee, and the loss of $7,000 in prize money from that event.

Suspension from all World Racing Group events for 30 days or the next four completed events in the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Late Model Series schedule (whichever occurs last). Loss of 294 Series Owner and Driver points ( lightened to 144)Β  for the 2024 season.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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