Impressive Drive Leads to Anderson Win for Aaron Pierce

ANDERSON, Ind. (June 28, 2015) – Indiana's Aaron Pierce earned an impressive victory in the inaugural King of the Wing Sprint Car Shoot Out event at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway on Sunday, June 28. The Royal Purple 50 was the conclusion of the Midwest Series for the National Sprint Car Series.

Defending Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprints Champion Jason Blonde led the opening 24 circuits then Pierce made a three-wide move to take the point at the halfway mark. Pierce was able to construct a sizeable lead over Blonde and Gerster. With three laps remaining, Jackson spun bringing out the yellow.

After a three lap sprint to victory, Pierce finished 1.655 seconds ahead of Blonde. Third place went to Gerster with Tyler Roahrig and Davey Hamilton Jr. rounding out the top five. Sixth went to Kevin Feeney with Sierra Jackson, Kevin Blue, John Turnbull Jr. and Brian Vaughn rounding out the top 10.

In qualifications, making her first ever appearance at Anderson, Idaho's Sierra Jackson posted the best time with a lap of 10.221 seconds, just .004 seconds quicker than Gerster.

 

A MAIN RESULTS
POS # DRIVER LAPS
1 26 Aaron Pierce 50
2 42 Jason Blonde 50
3 50m Brian Gerster 50
4 64 Tyler Roahrig 50
5 5 Davey Hamilton Jr. 50
6 61 Kevin Feeney 50
7 25 Sierra Jackson 50
8 6 Kevin Blue 46
9 12 John Turnbull Jr. 46
10 71 Brian Vaughn 46
11 21 Mike Stutsman 43
12 1 Davey Hamilton Sr. 42
13 40 David Byrne 34
14 61x Kyle Feeney 24
15 43 Jim Payne 5
16 23 Robert Stout 3


HEAT RACE #1 RESULTS
POS # DRIVER LAPS
1 23 Robert Stout 8
2 61 Kevin Feeney 8
3 5 Davey Hamilton Jr. 8
4 40 David Byrne 8
5 64 Tyler Roahrig 8
6 25 Sierra Jackson 8
7 12 John Turnbull Jr. 8
8 21 Mike Stutsman 3


HEAT RACE #2 RESULTS
POS # DRIVER LAPS
1 6 Kevin Blue 8
2 1 Davey Hamilton Sr. 8
3 50m Brian Gerster 8
4 42 Jason Blonde 8
5 26 Aaron Pierce 8
6 61x Kyle Feeney 8
7 71 Brian Vaughn 8
8 43 Jim Payne 8

 

QUALIFYING RESULTS
POS   # DRIVER TIME   DIFF MPH
1 25 Sierra Jackson 10.221 - 132.081
2 50m Brian Gerster 10.225 0.004 132.029
3 40 David Byrne 10.380 0.159 130.058
4 26 Aaron Pierce 10.401 0.180 129.795
5 5 Davey Hamilton Jr. 10.402 0.181 129.783
6 42 Jason Blonde 10.580 0.359 127.599
7 64 Tyler Roahrig 10.607 0.386 127.274
8 1 Davey Hamilton Sr. 10.626 0.405 127.047
9 23 Robert Stout 10.631 0.410 126.987
10 61x Kyle Feeney 10.740 0.519 125.698
11 61 Kevin Feeney 10.859 0.638 124.321
12 6 Kevin Blue 10.945 0.724 123.344
13 12 John Turnbull Jr. 11.012 0.791 122.594
14 71 Brian Vaughn 11.128 0.907 121.316
15 21 Mike Stutsman 11.524 1.303 117.147
16 43 Jim Payne 11.655 1.434 115.830