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Bobby Pierce captures first heat race at Eldora Speedway

Eldora Speedway - Day 1

ROSSBURG, OH - JULY 19: Bobby Pierce, driver of the #63 Premier Waste Allgayer, Inc./ Sports Shirts Chevrolet, during practice for the 4th Annual Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway on July 19, 2016 in Rossburg, Ohio. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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ROSSBURG, Ohio -- Bobby Pierce, a surprise runner-up in the Aspen Dental Dirt Derby 150 last year, won the first heat Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway.

Caleb Holman finished second, transferring to the main event with Jake Griffin, Brady Boswell and John Hunter Nemechek.

Failing to transfer were Wayne Edwards, Caleb Roark and Wayne Edwards, who crashed twice.