MSRXSS: Pierce Triumphs in Labor Day 200 at Anderson

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ANDERSON, Ind. – official release — Anderson Speedway photo — Aaron Pierce turned in a dominant performance to win the longest winged-sprint feature ever at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway on Saturday night.

Pierce took the lead from Ryan Gillenwater on lap 43 of the MoFab Labor Day 200 presented by Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for the Must See Racing winged sprint series.

Starting third, Pierce got inside of Jimmy McCune on lap 37 to move into the second spot.

Six laps later he drove underneath Gillenwater entering turn three to take the lead.

Pierce, the winner of the August 16 tune-up race for the series, pulled into the Winner’s Circle for the third time in his career in a winged sprint at Anderson.

He was followed to the checkers by Jimmy McCune and Chris Neuenschwander, the only other drivers on the lead lap.

Gillenwater brought out the second caution flag on lap 95 when he made contact with the turn two wall while running second.

The first caution flag waved on lap 46 when Kevin Blue spun in turn two.

Two-time Pay Less Little 500 winner Jacob Wilson was forced to retire at the halfway break with an engine problem.

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