30 June, 2022
Indianapolis, USA Tanner Swanson won the 500 Sprint Car Tour division of the Thursday Night Thunder Homecoming program at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park this evening in dominating fashion.
Tanner qualified the #26 AP Driver Development / LSI Racing / Sam Pierce Chevrolet Sprint Car in the eighth position, took the lead on lap 10 and only had is brother Cody to contend with for the remaining 20 laps. Tanner led all 20 and built a half second lead over his brother who finished in the runner-up position.
The victory was the first win at IRP for Sam Pierce Racing in several dozen attempts in various racing divisions and the first win overall for Aaron Pierce as a car owner and driver development specialist.
Swanson also drove the #26 AP Driver Development / Sam Pierce Chevrolet / LSI Racing MidgetCar to an 8th place finish in the 35 lap race after qualifying eighth.
Victory Lane celebration with Tanner Swanson, Aaron Pierce, Kaylee Bryson and crew at Lucas Oil IRP - 6/30/22