MADERA, Calif. – Nick Chivello overcame a late-race battle with Scott Pierovich to win Saturday’s Honda USAC Western Midget Series feature at Madera Speedway.
Chivello grabbed the lead at the start of the 30-lap feature co-sanctioned by the Bay Cities Racing Ass’n, leading the first 21 circuits. On lap 22 Pierovich made his presence known, taking the lead away from Chivello.
Pierovich led until lap 28 when Chivello reclaimed the lead. Once back in front Chivello never wavered as he held off Tanner Swanson for the victory. Chad Nichols was third, followed by Pierovich and David Goodwill.
Nick Chivello, Tanner Swanson, Chad Nichols, Scott Pierovich, David Goodwill, Kevin Morris, Gary Conterno, Darrin Snider, Michael Snider, Dan Gundo, Floyd Alvis, J.R. Williams, Ken Nichols.