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Gardners


Jack Sr, Blake Miller, Jimmy and Chet


Brad Noffsinger, Chet, Ronnie and Blake Miller


Jimmy, Ronnie, Jack Sr and Chet


Chet working on a Gaunt midget


Chet visiting


Jimmy in the Santa Maria pit line


Jimmy with Chet


Jack jr, Dave Keller and Jimmy


Blake, Jimmy, Chet and Jeff


Jeff on a four wheeler


Jack Sr


Nadine


Jack Sr and Chet


Chet, Ronnie, Jack Sr, Gavin and Blake


Ronnie, Chet and Jimmy


Jack Jr with Wagtimers Willie, Fran, Sonia and Krista


Mallory in the pits


Ronnie, Mallory and Chet at the head of the food line



Jeff


Chet, Blake, Ronnie, Jimmy and Jeff


Chet in the mule


Jeff and Chet at Manzy


Chet and Ronnie


Chet with Jimmy and Charlie Zabinski


Jack sr on right of a team photo from ???


Chet watching team work


Chet


Chet


Jimmy and Chet


Chet and Ronnie


Jimmy


Chet in my mule


# 93


Chet under the trailer cover


Chet on the jack


Chet on Tyler Brown's ride


Chet and Jimmy working hard


Chet following the car


Chet and Ronnie working


Chet with a lady


Chet working on a wheel


Gardner pit


Jeff with Wags


Jimmie Jr with Wags

More cars


Blake Miller


Blake Miller


Blake Miller


# 96 driven by Buster Venard with Charlie Zabinski, Jack Sr and Jack Jr


Jack Jr in a car


# 94


Jack with Nadine in push off area


Jack Sr, Jimmy and Gavin


Jeff hangin


Chet


Gavin with Nadine's ride


Jeff with Wags and some Wagsbucks


Jeff with Bruce Bromme Jr


Jeff in the mule


Jeff and Jimmy


The Gardners on the roll


Chet at work


Jack Sr with Alan Balalrd


Jimmy with Jimmy Jr and Gavin


Jeff giving Blake a ride


Jack jr with Chet coming around the trailer


Chet with Austin Williams


Chet on a run


Jimmy Sr, Jimmy Jr and G


Jack Sr relaxing


Jack Sr

And the many Gardner cars


The cars


# 9


# 93


# 93


Gardner row


Again


# 96


# 93


# 16


# 10


# 96


Nadine


Gardner row


Gardner row


Gardner row


Gardner row


Gardner row


Small Gardner row


Nadine


Gardner row


Gardner row


Gardner row


Blake Miller # 94


Two # 5's


Blake Miller


Blake Miller


# 5


# 16


# 39 Ronnie


# 93


# 94


# 93


Brad with Jack Sr and the boys


Jack Sr with Brad, and their cigars


Jack Sr poster

The Gardners are legends in the sprint car world. They had from 1 to 5 cars on the track from week to week for years until the family business went south. After Brad Noffsinger retired and moved on and Jack Sr stepped back where Jack Jr became the leader of the pack, the family moved back East for a few years before returning and doing well with Blake Miller and many others. The last of the mohicans, Ronnie, came along at just the time there was no family business to support his racing, but he has carved out something for himself with his midget championships and has been getting rides in a 410 sprint car regularly in 2017. There are so many stories behind the Gardner name, I only wish I knew them so I could relate, but they were a badass family who took on the world and often won!

Updated 9/21/17

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