Kayle Bryson. (Pierce Racing photo)

Bryson To Run Pavement Races For Pierce

TOLEDO, Ohio — Kaylee Bryson will drive the Sam Pierce Racing No. 26 in the Aug. 6 USAC Silver Crown Series event at Toledo Speedway.

It will mark the first open-wheel pavement race for Bryson, who has raced late model stock cars on asphalt. Bryson made her Silver Crown debut last month on the dirt at Pennsylvania’s Port Royal Speedway.

Bryson tested on the pavement in June at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, where she wheeled Sam Pierce Racing’s sprint car and midget.

Bryson will make her pavement sprint car debut on Aug. 27 at the Sandi DeCaire Winged Sprint Car Classic at Citrus County (Fla.) Speedway. Bryson will step into the No. 55 AP Driver Development / PSI Technologies / Wilo sponsored winged sprint Car fielded by Tommy Nichols Motorsports. S

Bryson ranks seventh in the USAC national midget standings.

The AP Driver Development organization is spearheaded by SPR primary driver Aaron Pierce. “AP” is a multi-time open wheel champion with race wins in Trans-Am, USAC Silver Crown, sprint cars, winged pavement sprint cars, midgets, Legend Cars and late model stock cars. 

Pierce is a former Advanced Road Racing Instructor at the Bob Bondurant Racing School.