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Bobby Pierce To Make The Move To Dunn-Benson Motorsports In 2018

Posted by Shannon Bolin on

Young drivers are taking over the motorsports landscape in 2017, and even more, going into 2018. From NASCAR to IndyCar and every series in between, young stars have shown up the last few years and proven themselves in the most significant stages. 

On the dirt track racing side, drivers like David Gravel, Sheldon Haudenschild, Parker Price-Miller, Hudson O'Neal, Zeb Wise, and many other young-guns have carried the torch. Above them, all may be Illinois native, Bobby Pierce. The guys they call the "Smooth Operator," has already won some of the most prominent Late Model races in the country, driving for his family and legendary father, Bob Pierce. 

Staring in 2018, Pierce Chassis and Bobby Pierce's racing career will look a lot different. The family chassis building company will become a dealer for Rocket Chassis, owned by Mark Richards, as well as continuing to build late models for select customers. Pierce will also run their newly formed "Pierce Platinum" modifieds, which debuted a few months ago with Bobby Pierce and Trent Young running select races in the car. 

Bobby Pierce will also move from racing for his family-owned team, to race for Dunn-Benson Motorsports. Campbell University, Premier Waste Services and Dunn Benson Ford will serve as primary sponsors. Their 2018 ride will debut at the PRI Trade Show, in Indianapolis, Indiana next week and the team will begin their 2018 campaign will start in Arizona, in early January and a full schedule will be released at a later date.

Dunn-Benson ran the 2017 season, with veteran Earl Pearson, Jr. at the wheel, finishing 7th in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series championship standings. Rumors have begun to pour in, with many people thinking this will be the beginning of Bobby Pierce taking on the series full-time. We won't know the answer to that question until their full 2018 schedule is released. With Bob Pierce remaining Bobby's crew chief, many think he won't skip a beat, competing for wins right off the bat. 

How do you think the new pair of Dunn-Benson Motorsports and the Pierce gang will fair in 2018? Let us know!

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