Pierce Tops Chuck Hamilton Memorial

Bobby Pierce won the Chuck Hamilton Memorial Saturday at Peoria Speedway. (Brendon Bauman Photo)

PEORIA, Ill. – Bobby Pierce earned a $5,000 payday for winning the Chuck Hamilton Memorial Saturday evening at Peoria Speedway.

The redraw gifted Pierce the pole for the 50-lap DIRTcar-sanctioned event. He lost the lead early in the feature, but he regained the top spot near the halfway point. He would hold the lead the rest of way to pick up the victory.

Billy Drake finished second, followed by Ryan Unzicker, Brian Shirley and Mike Chasteen Jr.

The finish:

Bobby Pierce, Billy Drake, Ryan Unzicker, Brian Shirley, Mike Chasteen Jr., Jason Feger, Dennis Erb Jr., Matt Shannon, Mike Spatola, Jason Papich, Donny Walden, Mason Oberkramer, Bob Gardner, Todd Bennett, Chris Morefield, Kevin Weaver, Tony Toste, Allen Weisser, Spencer Diercks, Robbie Bauman.