Tunny Banks $10,000 In Showtime Figure-8

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Eventual Winner Mark Tunny (3) battles Eddie Van Meter for the victory while dealing with the lapped car of Mike Riddle Jr. (21). (David Sink Photo)

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — Mark Tunny captured his third consecutive Southern Figure 8 World Finals Saturday night at Showtime Speedway.

The victory was worth $10,000 for Tunny in front of a massive standing-room-only crowd.

Tunny took the lead from former winner Eddie Van Meter on lap 137 of the 200-lap late model Figure-8 event and never looked back.

Tunny beat Mike Hadley Jr. by 0.404 seconds to the finish with Bun Tunny, Eddie Van Meter, and Austin Tunny rounding out the top five.